Tag: Jagatsinghpur

Fluoride-affected Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur get Rs 360 crore for water project

Bhubaneswar: The state cabinet on Wednesday approved two Rural Piped Water Supply Projects worth Rs 360.60 crore for the fluoride-affected villages in Cuttack and Jagatsinghpur districts. The drinking water projects are expected to benefit over 4.22 lakh people of 473 villages in two blocks (Baramba and Narasinghpur) of Cuttack and three blocks (Balikuda, Nuagaon and […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Man stabbed to death over minor scuffle

Jagatsinghpur: A man was allegedly stabbed to death by a neighbour following a scuffle at Murunia village under Balikuda block in Jagatsinghpur district last night. As per sources, the deceased identified as Bibhuti Rout had an argument with his neighbour Babu Khatua over some issues during a melody programme in the village yesterday. In a […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Three arrested in Tirtol loot bid, firing incident

Jagatsinghpur: Police have arrested three persons in connection with the loot attempt and firing incident at Sindhol village under Tirtol police station in Jagatsinghpur district. The Tirtol police cops also seized a gun and two live bullets from their possession. The accused had plotted a plan to loot a gold idol of goddess Laxmi from […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Fire officials conduct inspection at 30 hospitals in 3 districts

Nayagarh: The State Fire Services department today conducted an inspection at various hospitals in three districts-Nayagarh, Dhenkanal and Jagatsinghpur- to check proper implementation of fire safety and fire prevention norms. DG (Fire Services) BK Sharma said the fire officials conducted inspection at around 30 premier hospitals and private nursing homes in Nayagarh, Dhenkanal and Jagatsinghpur […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odia techie Satyaprakash scales Mt Kilimanjaro

He may be a software engineer by profession but Jagatsinghpur boy Satyaprakash Nanda has turned an ace mountaineer. He recently scaled Mt Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. Working in Oregon, US, Nanda has always been an outdoor person. But it was in 2014 that he was introduced to mountain climbing by some friends. “I […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Woman beaten to death; 2 held for sorcery

Jagatsinghpur: A woman has been beaten to death while sorcery was allegedly being performed on her near Balia square in Kujang of Jagatsinghpur district. The dead body was recovered this morning. The Kujang police have detained a woman and her daughter in this connection and are interrogating them. According to sources, the deceased woman was […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Acid Attack Pramodini Roul
2009 Acid Attack: Odisha CM Naveen Suspends 2 Cops

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday suspended two police officials for dereliction of duty in connection with acid attack on Pramodini Roul in Jagatsinghpur in 2009.

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Fight for farmers akin to second freedom struggle: Anna Hazare

Jagatsinghpur: Fighting for farmers’ rights is equivalent to the second freedom struggle, said social activist Anna Hazare at the Jai Kisan Samabesh in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha today. The convention demanding price, pension and prestige for farmers was held on the premises of Jagatsinghpur Collectorate by Navnirman Krushak Sangathan. “Farmers gathering have been organised in […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Anna Hazare to attend farmers’ rally in Odisha on Nov 23

Bhubaneswar: The ongoing farmers’ agitation demanding Pride, Prestige and Pension is likely to get a major boost as noted social activist and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare will visit Odisha to join hands in fight for the rights of farmers in State. Officials of Navnirman Krushak Sangathan, the frontal organization spearheading the farmers’ cause on Thursday […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Four missing girls rescued from Cuttack

Bhubaneswar: Hours after four girls went missing from their uncle’s house in Jagatsinghpur district, police rescued them from Cuttack late Saturday night. All the girls including three sisters were rescued from Jagannath plastic unit at Jagatpur by a special team of Jagatsinghpur police after a complaint was lodged by the family members yesterday. It is […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Swine Flu in Odisha: Death toll rises to 4

Bhubaneswar: The number of deaths due to swine flu reached four in the state today with one more person succumbing to the disease. A woman, Santipriya, of Kotian village in Jagatsinghpur district died of the disease on Wednesday. Earlier, a person succumbed to the viral disease in Bhubaneswar whereas two others died while undergoing treatment […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Farmers block road demanding release of water into Taladanda canal

Tirtol: More than hundred farmers of four panchayats under Raghunathpur block today blocked Cuttack-Paradip road near Jaipur demanding immediate release of water into Taladanda and its branch canals. They alleged that due to lack of water in the canals paddy farming has been affected and repeated pleas to the local administration and Water Resources department […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Lightning in forest
Lightning toll reaches 40 in State

Bhubaneswar: Lightning claimed six more lives in State today taking the toll to 40 in last four days. Two from Balasore district and one each from Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Ganjam and Keonjhar district were among the casualties. Lightning struck while most of them were working in fields. Sambhunath Muduli of Odasala in Balasore district was killed […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
niali sheep deaths
Fear of mysterious animals continues, 4 more sheep killed

Cuttack: While the mystery surrounding the deaths of sheep in Odisha continues, four more sheep were killed late last night in Kurangapradhan village in the district. The sheep carcass were found at the cattle shed of a villager in the morning today with three other sheep being critically injured in the attack. More than 1000 […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Sheep deaths continue in Odisha, 12 more killed in Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: The mystery surrounding the deaths of sheep in Odisha continues with the death of 12 more sheep being reported from Raipatna village under Alipingal panchayat in the district on Wednesday. The sheep carcass were found at the cattle shed of villager Pratap Das this morning along with three more sheep being critically injured in […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021