Tag: Gajapati

Rs 15 Lakh Swindled From Job Aspirants In Odisha’s Gajapati

A youth allegedly duped several persons to the tune of Rs 15 lakh on fake promise of providing them jobs. The incident has been reported from Nuasahi area under Mohana block in Gajapati district. Accused Mark Pradhan, introduced himself as Ashish Pradhan, had set up Holiness Women’s Welfare Foundation.

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  • Monday, 10 October 2022
Attack On Police, Mob Attack
Watch: Cops Attacked Inside Police Station In Odisha

An unruly mob charged into a police station and beat cops inside its premises black and blue during a protest on Tuesday (Sept 13). Hundreds of people from six panchayats in Adaba area of Gajapati district launched a dharna and gheraoed the police station.

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  • Tuesday, 13 September 2022
NEET Inspiration
NEET Inspiration | Vegetable Vendor Daughter’s Inspiring Story

A vegetable vendor, Krushna Chandra Panda of Adaba village under Gajapati district could not resist his emotions after his daughter’s National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) results were announced on Thursday.

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  • Saturday, 10 September 2022
Red Sandalwood Smuggling
International red sandalwood racket busted; 11 including 4 from Odisha held

In a major breakthrough, the Andhra Police busted an international sandalwood smuggling racket. The police have arrested 11 members of the gang including four from Odisha. As many as 396 red sandalwood logs weighing 4200 kg worth over Rs 2 crore, two cars, 14 mobile phones and Rs 35,000 were seized from their possession.

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  • Thursday, 08 September 2022
Upset Over Defeat, Sarpanch Candidate Cuts Off Road In Gajapati
Upset Over Defeat, Sarpanch Candidate Cuts Off Road In Gajapati

The unusual incident was reported from Gangabada Panchayat in Rayagada Block of Gajapati district.

  • Thursday, 03 March 2022
Villagers in Odisha’s Gajapati Wait For Bridge For Decades Amid Mounting Sufferings
Villagers in Odisha’s Gajapati Wait For Bridge For Decades Amid Mounting Sufferings

In the absence of a proper concrete bridge, the villagers are forced to risk their lives daily while crossing the Ghodahada river on the rickety bamboo structure.

  • Monday, 10 January 2022
Omicron Case In Andhra Pradesh: Gajapati Dist Admin Steps Up Vigil Expecting Mass Arrivals
Omicron Case In Andhra Pradesh: Gajapati Dist Admin Steps Up Vigil Expecting Mass Arrivals

It is expected that a large number of people working in Andhra Pradesh will return to Gajapati district this month due to the Omicron scare.

  • Tuesday, 14 December 2021
BSKY Smart Health Card
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Launches BSKY Smart Health Cards In Gajapati

The CM also inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of 37 development projects which will be constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 819.61 Crore.

  • Tuesday, 05 October 2021
Andhra Pradesh Intrusion In Gajapati
Andhra Intrudes Into Odisha Again, Opens Anganwadi Centre In Gajapati

Andhra Pradesh government came face to face with Gajapati district officials on Tuesday after the latter sealed off the Anganwadi centre established by the Andhra officials at Manikpatna village in Gajapati district

  • Tuesday, 07 September 2021
Online Gambling
‘Nice Share’ Dupes Hundreds In Odisha’s Gajapati, Police Probe On To Bust Online Gambling App

Enticed by the scheme, the gullible victims even went on to invest bigger amounts ranging up to Rs 18 lakh.

  • Friday, 27 August 2021
Ganja Seized
Odisha Police Busts Massive Drug Racket; 2100 Kg Ganja Seized, 26 Arrested

In a major success, Gajapati Police busted a massive drug racket and arrested 26 persons, including seven women in R Udayagiri on Monday (Aug 23). During the operation, police seized 2100 kg ganja (21 quintal) estimated to be worth over Rs 1.5 Crore.

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  • Tuesday, 24 August 2021
Sorcerer's arrest sparks tension in Gajapati

Gajapati: Palpable tension prevailed in Kanteikoli village under Mohana block of the district after police stopped a sorcerer, who was called to ascertain the reason behind death of a person, to perform a puja on Saturday. However, local residents opposed the sorcerer’s arrest and did not allow police vehicle to move out of the village. […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Denied permission to land chopper, Pradhan cancels visit to Gangabada

Gajapati: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan cancelled his scheduled visit to the Cyclone Titli-affected Gangabada panchayat under Rayagad block in the district today after being denied permission to land the helicopter in the panchayat, informed BJP general secretary Bhrugu Baxipatra and district president G. Venkatrabana. However, he paid a visit to Manikapatna and Khambagaon villages and […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Gajapati landslide: Disparity between SRC's claims and version of villagers

Bhubaneswar: Despite the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi’s claims that residents of Baraghara village in Gajapati district were informed about the Cyclone Titli and warned to leave for safer places much ahead of the landfall, doubts are being raised over the government official’s statements as the residents of the village today declined of any […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Cyclone Titli aftermath: 12 killed, 4 missing in landslide in Gajapati

Gajapati: As many as 12 persons including five children lost their lives while four others went missing due to a landslide following incessant rain triggered by Cyclonic storm Titli in Barghara village under Gangabada panchayat under Rayagada block in Gajapati district on Friday. The deceased were identified as Dandapani Bhuyan, Sumitra Bhuyan, Somanath Kathren, Jagan […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021