Tag: Gajapati

Two siblings drown while bathing in river in Gajapati

Gajapati: In a tragic incident, two minor children, reportedly brother and sister drowned while bathing in a river near Sub-station Sahi in Mohana of Gajapati district this morning. The deceased duo has been identified as Soumya Sualsingh (6) and Bishnu Sualsingh (3). According to sources, the children were bathing along with their mother in Domuhani […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Students of DIET resort to stir over lack of basic amenities

Gajapati: The students of District Institute of Education & Training (DIET) in Paralakhemundi of Gajapati district on Thursday resorted to demonstration over lack of basic amenities at the institute. However, the agitation has been kept on hold after the district collector Anupam Saha assured the students of resolving the issues within 10-15 days. The students […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Man carried daughter's body on shoulder only to get compensation: Gajapati SP

Gajapati: Gajapati SP Amulya Dash on Thursday said Mukund Dora, the man who carried his eight-year-old daughter Banita’s body on shoulders, had buried the girl after her death in a landslide when Cyclone Titli struck the district. But, when Mukund realised that he won’t get the compensation money without post-mortem, he himself dug Banita’s body […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
22-yr-old girl, minor sister found dead in well

Gajapati: Bodies of two sisters including a minor were recovered from a well in front of their house at Chheligada village under R.Udaygiri police limits in Gajapati district early morning today. The deceased duo has been identified as Swapna (22) and Kiran (14), daughters of Tubu Achari of the village. According to sources, Swapna was […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Three govt officers under Vigilance scanner

Gajapati/Bhubaneswar: The Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday conducted raids on houses and offices of three government officials in Gajapati and Bhubaneswar on charges of amassing disproportionate assets. The anti-graft officials of Gajapati division conducted simultaneous raids on residences of two constables identified as Ranjit Limma and Tanuj Sabat. While Ranjit is the president of district Havildar […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Cyclone Titli Mismanagement: Odisha govt behaving like a ‘Sahukar’, says Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Continuing with his attack on CM Naveen Patnaik, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan slammed Odisha government for not creating adequate awareness among people of Gajapati district which bore the brunt of the very severe cylonic storm ‘Titli’ earlier this month. In a short video message shared on Facebook on Friday, the union minister alleged that […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Cyclone Titli Aftermath: Flood situation eases in Odisha, but miseries continue

Bhubaneswar: There has been no let up in the overall flood situation even though waters started to recede almost two days after the heavy rain which lashed several parts of Odisha under the impact of very severe cyclonic storm ‘Titli’. Most parts of north Odisha as well as others pockets in coastal districts had earlier […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Cyclone Titli scares, but spares Odisha

Bhubaneswar: People in coastal districts of Odisha heaved a sigh of relief as the very severe cyclone ‘Titli’ crossed the State without causing much damage after it made landfall near southwest of Gopalpur at Palasa of Srikalumum in Andhra Pradesh today. Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi informed that the severe cyclone Titli made a […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Over 70 students taken ill after consuming food at school hostel in Gajapati

Gajapati: At least 70 girl students of a residential school in G Udaygiri block of the district were taken ill after consuming food in the school hostel late on Thursday night. According to sources, several students of the Tabarasingh Sebashram School in the area complained of uneasiness and showed symptoms of stomach pain and vomiting […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Body of woman swept away in flash flood recovered, 4 still missing

Bhanjanagar: The body of a woman, who along with five others went missing after being swept away in flash flood in Adangi river in Ganjam district two days ago,was recovered by a team comprising police officials and local residents on Sunday. The rescue team officials said that the body was recovered from a bush near […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
The extended family of Jagannath

When you think about the Indian conception of God, most Gods live either alone or with their consorts. Jagannath lives with his elder brother and sister in his huge home at Puri. Quite a departure from the usual norm; it doesn’t end there too. Not only does he have more members in this wonderful ‘divine’ […]

  • Thursday, 17 June 2021
Op-Ed: ‘Titli’ has blown away all the good work done over the years

Zero to 26 in four days flat. That is certainly an incredible leap for a government, which had stuck to its ‘zero casualty’ boast till Friday. Even after Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi confirmed 26 deaths due to Cyclone Titli on Tuesday morning, an unapologetic Surjya Narayan Patro refused to admit that anyone had […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Bodies Found In Well: Parents Arrested For Killing Daughters

Gajapati: Two days after the bodies of two sisters were recovered from a well outside their house in R. Udayagiri here, police today made startling revelations claiming that it was a case of murder and not suicide. As per latest reports, police have arrested their parents on charges of murdering their daughters. The information was […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
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Covid Centre Inmates Protest Over ‘Lack Of Food’ In Gajapati 

The Odisha government’s tall claim of ensuring adequate facilities for returnees from other States fell flat after a number of migrants workers reportedly staged a protest alleging irregular serving of food at a centre in Gajapati district on Sunday. 

  • Sunday, 09 May 2021
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Water Woes Haunt Odisha Village In Scorching Heat

Gajapati: With soaring mercury level across the State, acute shortage of drinking water has doubled the misery of Patapadar under Mohana block in the district. Villagers alleged that a solar…

  • Wednesday, 05 May 2021