Tag: Gajapati

Villagers in Gajapati district rue absence of doctors at hospital

Gajapati: Residents of Mohana block of Gajapati district rued the absence of doctors at the Chandragiri Community Health Centre (CHC). They alleged that the health care system is in shambles at the CHC as no doctor from different departments has turned up for long period. Villagers stated they are suffering the most due to the […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Three arrested in Sitapur murder case, says Gajapati SP

Gajapati:The district police on Sunday nabbed three persons in connection with the murder of one Chipur Sanjeev of Bhupatilaxmipur village in the district on July 16. The main accused Venugopal and his two brother-in-laws were arrested from Hyderabad whereas another person involved in the case is still absconding, informed Amulya Kumar Das, Gajapati SP in […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Odisha cancels bank holidays in cyclone-hit districts

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the grim situation in flood-hit districts, the Odisha government, in a notification issued today, cancelled the upcoming public holidays of banks and banking Institutions in Ganjam, Gajapati and Rayagada. In a notice issued to various departments including the RBI Chief General Manager Bhubaneswar, the state government has directed that banks and […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Lovers commit suicide after parents refuse to accept relationship

Gajapati: In a shocking incident, two teenage love birds committed suicide by consuming pesticides in Dubruguda village under R.Udayagiri police limits of Gajapati district after parents refused to accept their relationship. The deceased have been identified as Ramesh Rayet and Jasmine Dalbehera. Sources said, the duo was in love but their parents were against the […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Mankada Dian waterfall
Reaching 'Mankada Dian' waterfall an uphill task for tourists

Gajapati: Every year hundreds of tourists visit Mankada Dian waterfall in R Udaygiri to enjoy the scenic beauty of the place, but this year the footfall has plummeted, thanks to lack of proper roads. According to sources, tourists now have to walk four kilometre after parking their vehicles to reach the waterfall. “This waterfall is […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Man held for duping cyclone Titli victim

Gajapati: A man was arrested on charges of fraudulently withdrawing compensation amount of a cyclone Titli-affected person at Manikpur village in Mohana block of Gajapati district. The accused has been identified as K. Pramod Kumar Dora, a Co-ordinator at Chandiput Customer Service Centre. According to reports, Dora allegedly took away the ATM card and bank […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Doctor absenteeism mars healthcare in Gajapati

Gajapati: The healthcare services at the Adaba Primary Health Centre in the district are in shambles. Due to absence of doctors at the hospital for long period, patients have to depend upon a pharmacist for treatment. Locals alleged despite repeated pleas, the district administration has failed to address the issue leading to discontentment among the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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