Tag: Jajpur

Heatwave: Sans fans, patients at Odisha’s Jajpur DHH experiencing tough time  
Heatwave: Sans fans, patients at Odisha’s Jajpur DHH experiencing tough time  

The patients and their attendants at the Mother and Child Health (MCH) centre of the Jajpur district headquarters hospital (DHH) are facing a tough time as most of the fans are lying defunct. 

  • Tuesday, 18 April 2023
Ancient step-well in Jajpur
Ancient step-well ‘Dedhasura-Bhaibohu Kua’ found in Jajpur

As per INTACH officials, the ancient step-well is a unique example of Kalinga architectural style.

  • Sunday, 02 April 2023
Engineering girl student found dead in Odisha’s Jajpur; kin blame college authorities
Engineering girl student found dead in Odisha’s Jajpur; kin blame college authorities

The deceased has been identified as Rojalin Patra, a third-year electrical engineering student. As per sources, Rojalin was a brilliant student and selected for four campus placements. 

  • Tuesday, 28 March 2023
Matric Exam
Girl student ends life for not doing well in Odisha matric exam

On getting information, Jajpur Police reached the spot and sent the body for post-mortem. Further investigation in connection with the incident is underway.

  • Monday, 20 March 2023
Goddess Santoshi temple
Man fulfills wife’s dream, builds temple worth Rs 7 crore in Odisha's Jajpur

Khetrabasi reportedly spent Rs 7 crore to build the beautiful temple of the Goddess to honour the wish of her wife Baijayanti. 

  • Friday, 24 February 2023
Contractor Attacked
Odisha contractor assaulted for not paying Rs 50 lakh extortion to Sarpanch

The concerned contractor Prasanjit Nayak’s brother and some of his staff have sustained multiple injuries in the attack by a mob of 20 persons allegedly led by the Jakhapura Sarpanch.

  • Saturday, 21 January 2023
Police Dadagiri: Jajpur IIC threatens on-duty OTV journalist covering farmers' agitation
Police Dadagiri: Jajpur IIC threatens on-duty OTV journalist covering farmers' agitation

Ajay Jena, the inspector-in-charge of Jajpur police station, reportedly threatened OTV’s district correspondent Sanjeev Nayak when the latter was covering farmers’ agitation in front of the district collector's office.

  • Thursday, 19 January 2023
Ramachandra with his wife
This Ram of Odisha has not eaten rice for 42 years courtesy fight with Sita

If you are thinking his not taking rice is linked to any religious practice, you are wrong. The actual reason why he has been staying away from rice will leave you stunned. 

  • Friday, 09 December 2022
Spurned by girl, jilted lover kills her brother, injures father
Jilted lover kills girl's brother, injures father in Odisha's Jajpur

The incident spread outrage in the village as angry villagers overpowered him and brutally thrashed him before handing him over to the police.

  • Wednesday, 30 November 2022
IMFA’s 61st foundation day celebrated in Jajpur & Cuttack 
IMFA’s 61st foundation day celebrated in Jajpur & Cuttack 

Special programmes were held at the company premises in Sukinda mines area of Jajpur district. Sand artist Santosh Pradhan extended his best wishes through his sand art on the occasion. 

  • Saturday, 26 November 2022
Ancient Sculptures in Jajpur
3 ancient sculptures of Lord Vishnu excavated from Baitarani river in Jajpur

Excavated sculptures are said to be of the twelfth and thirtieth centuries out of which one is broken and two are in an intact condition.

  • Friday, 25 November 2022
Inferno At Scrap Yard
Major fire at scrap yard in Jajpur, firefighter injured

A massive fire engulfed a scrap yard in Jajpur on Wednesday. The scrap yard near Dhaneswar chhak in Jajpur road has been gutted in the blaze. Fire tenders have been pressed on to douse the flames. A firefighter has reportedly sustained injuries while battling to contain the flames.

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  • Wednesday, 23 November 2022
What Caused Jajpur Train Tragedy?
Jajpur train mishap: Old coupling system in goods train villain of the piece!

Two days have passed since the tragic train mishap at Korei station in Jajpur district. The question that still haunts everyone is what led to such a shocking incident where eight mid wagons of a goods train derailed and dashed into the station premises, killing three on the spot.

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  • Wednesday, 23 November 2022
Jajpur train mishap: Old coupling system in goods train villain of the piece! 
Jajpur train mishap: Old coupling system in goods train villain of the piece! 

According to experts, had the goods train had the centre buffer coupling system, the tragedy could have been averted. 

  • Tuesday, 22 November 2022
Train Mishap
Day after accident, train services resume at Korei railway station in Jajpur

As per ECoR sources, train operations resumed soon after completion of the restoration works of the affected railway section following the rescue and relief operations.

  • Tuesday, 22 November 2022
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