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Asani Wind Impact: Gold Painted Chariot Washes Ashore Srikakulam in Andhra Pradesh

Asani Wind Impact: Gold Painted Chariot Washes Ashore Srikakulam in Andhra Pradesh

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Biju Adventure Park Unveiled at Gopalpur 
Biju Adventure Park Unveiled at Gopalpur 

The park is named after legendary leader Biju Patnaik as an honour to his aviation skills and aptitude for adventures. 

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New Alignment Of Gopalpur-Digha Coastal Highway Sparks Political Slugfest In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The fresh alignment of Gopalpur-Digha coastal highway that already ran into a controversy has triggered a political bickering in Odisha once again with BJD and BJP blaming each other over the development. The BJD has flayed the Centre’s new decision saying that it would go against the interest of Odisha. While quoting Union Minister […]

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BJD MLA Paradeep Panigrahi Expelled From Party

Bhubaneswar: Former Minister and MLA from Gopalpur Assembly constituency Pradeep Panigrahi has been expelled from the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) for ‘anti-people’ activities. The party informed the development through a press release which stated “Dr Pradeep Panigrahi, MLA.. Gopalpur is expelled from primary membership of the party with immediate effect for his anti-people activities.” Panigrahi […]

Odisha's Village Of Valour Which Defends Indian Borders With Alacrity

Bhadrak: Far from the hustle and bustle of urban civilization, there lies a village in Bhadrak district that takes pride in providing its youth brigade to the Indian defence forces to safeguard the motherland’s sovereignty. Can be rightly called the village of valour, Gopalpur under Bhadrak’s Chandbali block has earned the distinction of ‘home of […]

Odisha Partners Kerala To Develop Water Tourism

Bhubaneswar: The state tourism department has signed an agreement with the Kerala Shipping and Inland Navigation Corporation (KSINC) for developing water-based tourism in Odisha. Besides housing Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon Chilika lake, the state boasts of a 482-kilometer coastline and eight major reservoirs, apart from several other pristine water bodies where surveys have ascertained […]

Two Fishing Boats Collide In Sea In Odisha; 4 Injured, 18 Rescued

Berhampur: At least four fishermen sustained minor injuries while 18 others were rescued after two fishing boats capsized in Bay of Bengal near Gopalpur following a collision between the vessels on Sunday. According to reports, the two fishing boats collided due to dense fog and poor visibility. Meanwhile, normal life in several parts of Odisha […]

Column: We Must Look Beyond Puri and Gopalpur

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Among the major tourist attractions of the state the beaches at Puri and Gopalpur have been rated as the second and fourth most clean in the country respectively in a survey conducted by the National Centre for Coastal Research ( NCCR), an institute functioning under the Ministry of Earth Sciences. The […]

Ironic! Poster Girl Of Odisha’s Jaga Mission Yet To Receive Land

Bhubaneswar: At a time when awards are pouring in, Bimala Maharana, the poster girl of Odisha government’s award winning ‘Jaga Mission’ has become a travesty as she herself continues to remain deprived of land rights. As per reports, Bimala lives at Ishaneswar slum in Niladri Vihar area of Bhubaneswar. A look at her shack which […]

Demolition Of Solar Fish-Drying Project Irks Fisherwomen In Gopalpur

Berhampur: The demolition of the lone solar fish-drying project in Gopalpur of Ganjam district for production of dry fish (sukhua) has sparked resentment among local fisherwomen. The project reportedly started back in 2014 as part of the Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) at a cost of Rs 3.5 crore with an aim to provide sustainable […]

Army Jawan Commits 'Suicide' In Odisha's Gopalpur

Berhampur: A 30-year old Army jawan allegedly committed suicide by hanging in his quarter inside the Army Air Defence College at Gopalpur in Ganjam district on Sunday, police said. The deceased was identified as R Krishna of Ranganathapuram in Tamil Nadu, said Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO), Berhampur Sadar, Jayant Kumar Mohapatra. His body was recovered […]

Odisha's Gopalpur records highest rainfall in country on Sept 26

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha witnessing an intense rainfall spell between September 24 and 26, Gopalpur on Thursday has recorded the highest amount of precipitation in the country. As per the latest rainfall data with IMD, when Gopalpur in Odisha recorded 102.1 mm today, the temple town Puri recorded around 72 mm and the rainfall amount at […]

Cyclone Fani: JTWC predicts landfall between Chhatrapur-Chilika; IMD still maintains Puri

Bhubaneswar: With packing severity the extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani is when a mere 340 km away from Puri, the haze over landfall place and time is seemingly getting clearer now. Both top forecasters have almost predicted the same fact. While the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) in its latest model predict […]

Severe 'Fani' walks at 6 Km/hr to pick force; Puri to take hit in evening

Bhubaneswar: Now, it seems pretty clear that the extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani will make landfall in the Puri district on Friday (May 3). However, the guessing game on the particular place and time of landfall is still on. While the latest Indian National Centre of Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) model predict the land fall […]

1999 redux? Now, Paradip seems to be on Cyclone Fani track!

Bhubaneswar: It seems cyclone Fani will completely skirt Andhra coast and Gopalpur now. The latest wind model of Indian National Centre of Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) indicates that Cyclone Fani will move towards north Odisha coast. And at around 11:30 hours, the extremely severe cyclonic storm will make landfall between Puri and Paradip on Friday. Post […]