Tag: Gajapati

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
Neighbouring Andhra eyes two more Odisha villages

Koraput/Gajapati: After Kotia panchayat, residents of two more villages of Koraput and Gajapati districts have reportedly been lured by neighbouring Andhra Pradesh government with basic facilities. Taking advantage of the Odisha government’s indifference to issues of residents of Raipada village of Koraput and Khudi Gudi village of Gajapati, the Andhra government is running a parallel […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
girls go missing from hostel
8 girls who went missing from hostel, rescued

Gajapati: Eight minor girls who went missing from ST girls’ hostel of Luhagadi Upper Primary school under Mohana block of Gajapati district on Monday evening have been rescued by the school authorities from a forest near Pendrakhola area. As per sources, the matron of the hostel had gone to market at around 6 pm in […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Ganja crops worth over Rs 10 crore destroyed in Gajapati

Gajapati/Cuttack: A joint team of police and Excise officials destroyed ganja cultivation on 52 acres in Dumangpadar and Panaspadar areas under Adaba police limits in Gajapati district today. The joint squad set fire to 10.40 lakhs ganja plants worth around Rs 10.40 crore. The district administration has ordered to destroy such illegal ganja cultivation in […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Confusion grips functioning of 9 district Tribal Development Councils

Bhubaneswar: Questions are being raised over the effectiveness of newly formed Tribal Development Councils in nine districts of the State as modalities are yet to be prepared by the State government. Though provision has been made for allocation of Rs 1.5 crore annually for the councils for 112 blocks under the nine tribal dominated districts- […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Expectant mother delivers on road in Parlakhemundi

Parlakhemundi: In another incident of poor healthcare facilities in State, an expectant mother delivered a baby on road in Paralakhemundi of Gajapati district today, while being taken to hospital in an auto-rickshaw. According to sources, family members of Rajeswari Pradhan daughter of Raghunath Apat of Sauntia Sahi had called an ambulance service after she complained […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Over 160 children fall sick after eating mid-day meal in Odisha

Kalahandi/Gajapati: More than 160 students of different schools in  Kalahandi and Gajapati districts fell ill after eating mid-day meal (MDM) served to them on Thursday. In Kalahandi, over 80 students of schools at Bandhapari, Luma and Duri were taken ill after consuming the meal. Students complained of stomach pain, nausea and vomiting and were immediately […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha to form 9 development councils for tribals

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to uplift the economic condition of tribals as well as provide quality education to them in Odisha while keeping their unique identity intact, the State Cabinet today approved a proposal to set up the Tribal Special Development Council in nine districts. The development council will function in Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Sundargarh, Kandhamal, […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
12-hour bandh in 3 blocks of Gajapati for sub-division status to G.Udaygiri

G.Udaygiri: Demand for sub-division status to G.Udaygiri block intensified with a 12-hour bandh call in three blocks including Nuagada, Rayagad and G.Udaygiri of Gajapati district today. United action committee, an outfit which has been spearheading the movement pressing for the demand, staged a road blockade at Mahendragada, Chheligada, R Udaygiri, Khajuripada, Nuagad and Rayagad bringing […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021