Tag: Gajapati

Seventeen Odisha girls rescued in AP while being trafficked to Mumbai

Rajahmundry (Andhra Pradesh)/ Bhubaneswar:  At least 17 girls from Odisha were rescued from the Rajahmundry Railway Station in the neighbouring state of Andhra Pradesh (AP) while being trafficked to Mumbai. According to reports, a team of AP GRP (Government Railway Police) and CHILDLINE members carried out a search operation in Rajahmundry Railway Station after getting […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Commuters face hardship at Paralakhemundi railway station due to technical glitch

Gajapati: Passengers at Paralakhemundi railway station are having a tough time for the last two days owing to technical glitch. According to sources, passengers are only getting tickets till Naupada railway station, where they have to get down and book tickets for their respective stations. Some passengers have alleged that they often miss trains. “They […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Six killed in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least six persons including three members of a family were killed in separate road mishaps in different parts of the State on Wednesday. Three members of a family were killed after the bike they were riding was hit by a coal-laden truck on National Highway-49 near Pipilimal in Jharsuguda district early today morning. […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Monsoon 2019: Ganjam posts driest June in last half-decade; Dist records 35% deficient rainfall

Bhubaneswar: Even as the rainfall activities in the State have gathered momentum bringing down the whopping 56 per cent deficient rainfall to mere 17 per cent by July first week, still as many as five districts in Odisha have recorded deficient to highly deficient rainfall. But with weathermen predicting a wet July, the met models […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Healthcare in a shambles in Jajpur, Gajapati due to shortage of doctors

Jajpur/Gajapati: Odisha government has set up healthcare centres at different places to provide better healthcare to people, however, most of them lie in neglect. While at some health centres doctors remain absent, in others patients are left at the mercy of pharmacists. Patients at the Shikulipadar Primary Health Centre under Mohana block of Gajapati district […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Three persons held for threatening journalist

Paralakhemundi: Three persons including two teachers were arrested by police on charges of threatening a journalist in Paralakhemundi of Gajapati district today. According to reports, on July 18, the accused allegedly issued threats to journalist Rashmiranjan Mishra through phone after he reported a story on rice filled sacks lying abandoned on verandah of a girls’ […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Residents of Gajapati village in despair on nun's return to Spain

Gajapati: Residents of Aliganda village in the district are a shattered lot as they came to know that Spain-born nun Enedina is set to return home as her visa period ended and application for Indian citizenship was declined. The 95-year-old nun, who completed her graduation in medical degree from Madrid Capital Medical College, has been […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Anti-Liqour Protest In Odisha: Locals Oppose Liquor Shop In Paralakhemundi

Paralakhemundi: A large number of locals including women met Gajapati district collector Anupam Saha today and demanded cancelation of the license of a proposed liquor shop near Jangam Sahi in Paralakhemundi. The residents of Jangam Sahi met the district collector and submitted a memorandum flagging concerns that opening of a liquor shop at the proposed […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Dengue cases rise in Sundergarh & Gajapati districts of Odisha

Sundergarh: Despite Odisha government’s claim of taking adequate measures to keep dengue in check, the disease continues to spread its tentacles across several parts of the State. As many as 18 people have been tested positive for dengue in Sundergarh and Gajapati districts. Out of the 16 persons whose blood samples were collected in Sundergarh, […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Laxmi Puja
New MV Act: Motorcycle dealership in Odisha Slapped Rs 1 Lakh Fine

Paralakhemundi: Selling vehicle without registration proved costly for a vehicle dealership as a whopping Rs 1 lakh penalty was imposed by the office of Gajapati Regional Transport Officer (RTO). As per reports, one Jubinas Bhuyan of Tarbha village under Gumma block of Gajapati had bought a motorcycle from Sitaram Motors in Rayagada. However, the dealer […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Cannabis Plants Worth Crores Torched In Gajapati, Boudh

Gajapati/Boudh: Intensifying the drive against ganja (Dry Cannabis) smuggling in the wake of the harvesting season of the contraband crop, a joint team of Mohana Police and excise department conducted raids in forests near Nijuma and Ruamba villages in Gajapati district and destroyed cannabis plants worth around Rs 15 crore. The total cultivation spread over […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Sans Ambulance Service, Body Carried On Motorcycle In Odisha

Gajapati: Even the dead deserves dignity but it seems the administrative officials in Odisha are yet to wake up and put their acts together to ensure that people do not have to suffer. This was evident after the family members of one Govind Bhuyian of Hatibadi village in Gajapati district had to carry his body […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Organic Farming Is The Only Way Forward In Long Run: Odisha Farmers Show How

Gajapati: While mostly followed chemical intensive farming practices and increased dependency on mechanical solutions have turned out to be profitable for short-term prospects but the realisation of its adverse impacts in the long run seems to have stirred a more likeness towards organic approach in agriculture. In Odisha, some farmers of Liligada and Merapalli panchayats […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Coronavirus Agony: Pregnant Woman Spends 11 Hours On Hospital Verandah In Odisha

Gajapati: A pregnant woman was forced to undergo over 11 hours of painful experience waiting in the verandah of district headquarters hospital in Paralakhemundi of Gajapati on Tuesday after the medical authorities allegedly refused treatment citing she had come from a village which has been declared COVID buffer zone by the administration. The woman, a […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
COVID-19: Complete 3-Day Shutdown In Parts Of Gajapati As Cases Spike

Gajapati: In view of the sudden spurt in COVID-19 cases, Gajapati district administration on Friday announced a complete shutdown in several blocks and one gram panchayat of the district. Collector Anupam Shah informed that the shutdown will be enforced from June 28 for a period of three days in two blocks- Gosani and Gumma, Paralakhemundi […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021