Tag: Jagatsinghpur

Odisha farmers dump tomatoes on road protesting distress sale

Keonjhar: Protesting distress sale, enraged farmers dumped tomatoes in front of the Telkoi Block Office in Keonjhar today. The farmers resorted to the protest alleging that even at Rs 1 per kilogram, their tomatoes have remained unsold. According to sources, there was a bumper harvest of tomatoes this year. However, the demand has not kept […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
1 killed, another critical in road accident near Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: One person lost his life while another suffered critical injuries in a road accident near Athanga on Jagatsinghpur-Paradip road yesterday night. The deceased has been identified as Bibekanand Das and the injured person is Jyotiranjan Sathua. According to sources, both of them were returning to their village from Cuttack on a bike yesterday night […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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Mahima Mishra surrenders before court after SC rejects bail

Jagatsinghpur: Business tycoon Mahimananda Mishra today surrendered before the Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) court in Kujang in connection with Mahendra Swain murder case. Mishra surrendered before the Court after the Supreme Court yesterday rejected the bail granted to him by the Orissa High Court. The Apex Court had also ordered to take him into […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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Youth brutally assaulted inside police station; 2 cops suspended

Jagatsinghpur: In an incident of alleged police high-handedness, two cops have been placed under suspension on charges of assaulting a youth inside the premises of Jagatsinghpur Sadar police station. As per a complaint lodged with the Jagatsinghpur DSP, the youth identified as Lingaraj Das, a resident of Odiso village, had gone to the local Sarpanch’s residence […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
3 killed, 5 injured in road accident in Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: Three persons were killed and five others suffered serious injuries in a road accident near Pathuriaguda on Cuttack-Paradip road today. The incident took place when a speeding car collided with a scooter. According to sources, three persons on the scooter died on the spot while the four-wheeler overturned following the incident. Five passengers including […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Dengue scare grips village in Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: After Kalahandi, the dengue scare has now gripped locals of Kanaguli village under Ersama block of Jagatsinghpur where more than 40 residents have been diagnosed with the disease. The patients have been admitted to hospitals in Paradip and Cuttack after their blood samples confirmed presence of dengue virus. Although at least four to five […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Two Kanwariyas slip into deep waters; one rescued, another missing

Jagatsinghpur: Two kanwariyas slipped into deep waters at a ghat while trying to collect holy water for worship near Jhula baba mutt in Tirtol area of Jagatsinghpur district today. While one of them was rescued, another is still missing. According to sources, the rescued kanwariya Saroj Nath has been admitted to Manijanga hospital where he […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Two minor boys drown in pond in Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: In a tragic incident, two minor boys drowned while taking bath in a pond at Singipur village of Balikuda block of the district. The deceased were identified as Omm Biswal and Arya Suman Rout. The two boys, aged 9 and 10 years, slipped deep into the water while taking a bath in the pond, […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Road block staged over delay in creek project in Paradip

Jagatsinghpur: Irate locals from 29 panchayats under Kujang block in Paradip staged a road blockade today at Bhuta Mundai chhak demanding discharge of excess water from Haladipani creek. According to sources, the district administration is yet to take any steps for the construction of proposed siphon spillway(a short discharge pipe) and sluice gate to discharge […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Minor girl charred to death in fire mishap in Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: A minor girl was charred to death after a major fire broke out at Routanuagon under Raghunathpur police limits in the district on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Mama Das, a Plus II first year student of Siddha Mahaveer College. As per reports, locals noticed smoke emanating from the house and immediately informed […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Man kills elder brother over land dispute in Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: A man allegedly killed his elder brother over land dispute at Jankoti Patani village under Sadar police limits in the district on Tuesday evening. According to sources, the accused Bhramarabar Swain had an altercation with his elder brother Chakradhar Swain over some land related matter. Bhramarabar became violent and allegedly attacked Chakradhar with a […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Locals stage anti-liquor protest in Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: Protesting lack of measures by the authorities to put a check on illegal sale of liquor, locals hit the streets by staging a road blockade at Dihasahi under Erasama block in the district today. According to sources, over hundreds of women from different self-help groups (SHGs) of the locality staged anti-liquor protest and blocked […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Fake tobacco manufacturing unit busted in Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: Police busted a fake zarda (chewing tobacco) manufacturing unit and arrested one person involved in the racket from Kendal village in the district on Saturday. The accused has been identified as Pramod Sahu. Acting on a tip-off,a special police team conducted raid on the unit at Kendal village late night yesterday. Huge quantity of […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Beneficiaries in Paradip allege irregularities in PDS

Jagatsinghpur: Massive irregularities were alleged by beneficiaries in supply of rice, wheat and kerosene under the Public Distribution System (PDS) in Jagannath colony of Paradip. As per the charges, beneficiaries have been getting less quantity of the ration supplies than actual quota. Moreover, they have to walk two kms to reach the centre to fetch […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
3 killed, 2 injured in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Paradip/Angul/Paralakhemundi: As many as three persons were killed while two others sustained critical injuries in three separate road mishaps in Jagatsinghpur, Angul and Gajapati districts on Tuesday. In Jagatsinghpur, a biker was killed after being hit by a truck at Tarinigadanear Paradip. The deceased was identified asPramod Das of nearby Chakradharpur village. Following the mishap, […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021