Tag: Gajapati

Cyclone Titli: Gajapati landslide death toll rises to 15

Gajapati: The death toll in tragic Gajapati landslide reached 15 after two more bodies were recovered by rescue teams today. Earlier, 13 bodies were recovered from the mishap site near Barghar village under Gangabada panchayat of Raygad block in the district yesterday. Official sources said, the last rites of the deceased persons will be conducted […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Residents in R. Udayagiri suffer as banking services hit

R.Udayagiri: Residents of R.Udayagiri in Gajapati district were having harrowing time as banking services at a public sector bank in the area have been affected since past four days. At a time when people from distant places come to R.Udayagiri to carry out financial transactions, unavailability of banking service at the State Bank of India, […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Another tusker found dead, 2 in 2 days in Ganjam

Berhampur: A day after the carcass of an elephant was recovered from Nimakhandi village under Digapahandi block in Ganjam district, the forest department today recovered another carcass of a tusker found near Kokalaba drain under Tarasingh Forest Range in Bhanjanagar area here. The matter came into light after locals spotted the carcass and informed the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Government adopt siblings
Gajapati administration adopts siblings orphaned by cyclone Titli

Gajapati: The Gajapati district administration has decided to adopt a minor boy and a girl who lost their father in cyclone Titli. As per sources, the minors lost their father Sekhar Sabar a native of Suaba village, in a landslide at Mahendragiri of the district. Sekhar’s body was recovered by Garabandh Police. As per reports, […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Locals stage road blockade over drinking water, electricity in Gajapati

Paralakhemundi: Tension erupted at Sridhar Nagar area in Paralakhemundi of Gajapati district after locals staged a road blockade today alleging problems in electricity and drinking water supply. According to sources, the natives of Sridhar Nagar area have alleged that they have been suffering because of electricity and drinking water problems.  As per allegations, local administration […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Man shoots uncle to death in Odisha

Gajapati: In a shocking incident, a man allegedly shot his uncle to death in Gandeli village under Udaygiri police limits of Gajapati district in Odisha. The incident took place on Thursday when one Nuapaika Badaraita was returning home with household goods from Shialilti village and his nephew Barun Nayak fired at him. Subsequently, Nuapaika died […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Man hacked to death in broad daylight in Gajapati

Paralakhemundi: In a shocking incident, a man was allegedly hacked to death with sharp weapons in broad daylight by some unidentified assailants at Bisiring village under Kashinagar block of Gajapati district today. According to sources, the deceased identified as Sanjeeb Rao of Bhupati Laxmipur was going to court to attend a hearing of the murder […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Woman raped on pretext of marriage, accused held

Gajapati: A man was arrested for allegedly raping a 23-year-old woman on pretext of marrying her at Dumiguda village under Adava police limits in Gajapati district. The accused has been identified as Chitra Mallick. Sources said Chitra Mallick of Dumiguda village was into a love relationship with the woman. Later, he allegedly raped the woman […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Ayush doctor found dead under mysterious circumstances

Paralakhemundi: An Ayush doctor of Khajuripada Community Health Centre (CHC) was found dead under mysterious circumstances today at his residential quarters under Serango police limits of Gajapati district. The deceased doctor has been identified as Subodh Kumar Rath of Polasara in Ganjam district and is survived by his wife and a daughter. According to sources, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Woman, two sons meet watery grave in Gajapati

Gajapati: A woman and her two minor sons drowned while taking bath in a pond at Garabandha village under Gosani block in Gajapati district last night. According to reports, the woman, Banitri Sahukar along with her husband and two sons Suban (12) and Om (10), had gone to a pond nearby their village at around […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odia IITian finds himself on verge of dropping out!

Gajapati: An Odia student of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur who once brought laurels to the backward district of Gajapati for being the first student to grab a seat in the prestigious institution is now considering quitting his studies after failing to get an educational loan from the government. As per sources, Rajendra Kumar […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Minor girl raped, impregnated in Gajapati

Paralakhemundi: A minor girl has been raped and impregnated by a man in Mohana block of Gajapati district. The accused identified as Saroj Mallick, who is reportedly married, is absconding. Sources said the man had three children and still maintained a physical relationship with the girl by luring her with false promises. “He forcefully kept […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
5 held in brutal murder of businessman in Gajapati

Paralakhemundi: The Gajapati police has arrested five persons including two contract killers in connection with the murder of a businessman in K. Sitapur village of Gajapati district, said a senior police official today. “Subas Gouda of K. Sitapur killed trader Radha Krushna to avenge his brother’s murder. He had hired two contract killers from Andhra […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Parlakhemundi MLA stages road blockade against autocracy of RTO officials

Gajapati: Parlakhemundi Congress MLA K Surya Rao along with some of his supporters on Thursday staged a road blockade at Ranipentha square under Parlakhemundi police limits of Gajapati district against autocracy of district RTO officials. Hundreds of vehicles were stranded on both sides of the road due to the agitation. The agitators alleged that the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Class 8 girl goes missing from school; family alleges abduction

Paralakhemundi: A Class 8 girl has gone missing from school since February 1 at Gundima village under Adaba police limits in Gajpati district. As per a complaint lodged by the family, the girl left for school on February 1 but did not return. They alleged that a youth of Birikote village kidnapped the girl, a […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021