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Focus on temples: BJP, Congress accuse BJD of playing 'Hindu Card'
Focus on temples: BJP, Congress accuse BJD of playing 'Hindu Card'

Launching a vituperative attack on the government, senior Congress leader Suresh Routray asked where was the government for the last 21 years.

Tara Tarini Temple in Ganjam
Maa Tara Tarini Temple In Ganjam Gets Major Facelift

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday (May 18) inaugurated the revamped, renovated periphery of the famous Shakti Peetha of Maa Tara Tarini, the presiding deity of Ganjam district.

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Danda Nacha In Ganjam, Odisha
Danda Nacha Festival: Penance Of Danduas Ends On Maha Bishuba Sankranti

Danda Nacha or the Danda Jatra forms a rich folk and religious tradition of Ganjam district in Odisha. The 21-day festival of penance to appease Lord Shiva and Goddess Kali concludes every year on Maha Bishuba Sankranti. Know more about the festival as we take you through some pictures from the festival in Bhanjanagar of Ganjam.

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Violence Rears Its Ugly Head
Odisha's Violence-hit Jajpur Records Drop In Voter Turnout in 2022 Panchayat Elections

Beset with pandemic pain, lack of jobs near home, working-age group population migrated for work from Ganjam. The district recorded lowest turnout after 2002

Russia-Ukraine Crisis Leaves Two Odisha Families On Edge 
Russia-Ukraine Crisis Leaves Two Odisha Families On Edge 

The family members of Suraj Biswas who live in Chamakhandi area of Ganjam district have been on the tenterhooks.

Odisha Panchayat Polls: Candidates In Ganjam Leave No Stone Unturned To Woo Migrant Voters
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Candidates In Ganjam Leave No Stone Unturned To Woo Migrant Voters

Three years after the general election, the villages in Ganjam district have once again gone into election frenzy. Amidst these activities, another common scene of hundreds of Ganjam residents living in Surat returning to their villages can be seen on any day these days. 

New Gopalpur-Sambalpur Rail Line: Kandhamal To Get First Ever Railway Link 
New Gopalpur-Sambalpur Rail Line: Kandhamal To Get First Ever Railway Link 

The most important aspect of this rail line is that the dream of Kandhamal district’s people to have train service in their district will also come true

Odisha Man In Surat Saves Five Lives Even After Death
Odisha Man In Surat Saves Five Lives Even After Death

The noble act of organ donation has in fact infused a new lease of life in five persons. 

No road no ambulance
Odisha’s Real Picture Of Development: 58-YO Patient In Ganjam Carried In Sling For Treatment

People living in remote areas in the state continue to be deprived of adequate healthcare facilities, and reasons are galore.

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Brown Sugar, Ganjam Seized
Odisha: Huge Quantity Of Brown Sugar, Ganja Seized In Separate Raids, 9 Peddlers Arrested

In another incident, a team of Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Police's Crime Branch along with Commissonerate Police arrested three persons in Bhubaneswar and recovered more than 40 kilograms of Ganja from their possession. 

Odisha To Hollywood!
Magic In Marvel! Odia Girl Silvia Mahapatra’s Work In Spider Man ‘No Way Home’ Shines

Popular Marvel franchise’s latest film, Spider Man ‘No Way Home’, has become one of the most successful movies of all time. But did you know that there is someone from Odisha responsible for all the on-screen magic? Yes, you heard that right! A girl from Odisha - Silvia Mahapatra - was a part of the graphics design team of the new movie.

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Woman Sarpanch Begs For Living In Odisha’s Ganjam 
Woman Sarpanch Begs For Living In Odisha’s Ganjam 

Woman Sarpanch of Badapalli Panchayat under Khalikote block in Ganjam district is begging for survival.

Sunil Kumar Gaud
Youth Arrested For ‘Posing’ As Police Officer In Odisha's Ganjam

The call recording of Gaud's conversation with the victim also went viral on various social media platforms where he could be clearly heard taking the IIC's and a political leader's name while threatening the man.

Gangapur police station
Odisha’s Gangapur PS Among India’s Best-3 Police Stations Of 2021

The Gangapur police station of Odisha has been selected as one of the top three police stations of India for the year 2021.

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Temple On Fire
Massive Fire In Tara Tarini Temple During Navratri

A massive fire broke out at the Taratarini Temple in Ganjam district. After the fire broke out, huge columns of black smoke emanated from the openings of the temple structure. The fire reportedly started from the Dwipa Gruha where devotees light earthen lamps to offer worship.

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