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Tag: Jeypore

Jeypore Unfurls South Odisha's 'Biggest National Flag'
Jeypore Unfurls South Odisha's 'Biggest National Flag'

The National Flag measuring 20 feet in length and 30 feet in width is fluttering atop a 110-foot high pole.  

Kamala Pujari
Odisha: Padma Shri Kamala Pujari Seriously Ill, Hospitalised

Jeypore: Padma Shri Kamala Pujari has been admitted to the Saheed Laxman Naik Hospital in Koraput district after her health condition worsened on Tuesday. According to sources, Pujari is suffering from multiple old-age related illness, high blood pressure and kidney ailments. Earlier on June 7, she was admitted to the Koraput District Headquarter Hospital (DHH) […]

Odisha Youths Set Up ‘Desi Gym’ In Forest With Bricks, Weights & Logs

Bhubaneswar: Fitness is the key to happy life and the craze to get a perfect shape and shed that extra pound is why most people nowadays prefer to spend hours in gyms. However, many cannot afford to join such modern gyms which charge a hefty money as membership and other monthly fees for the latest […]

Driver Killed After Car Plunges Into Canal In Odisha

Jeypore: In a tragic incident, one person was killed after a car plunged into upper Kolab canal near Jeypore High School on Sunday. As per reports, three persons were travelling in the car when it skidded off the road and plunged into the canal. Police officials said that two persons were rescued while the driver […]

Canal breach
Odisha: Major Breach In Canal At Jeypore Devastates Acres Of Paddy Field (Watch)

Koraput: Panic gripped residents of Ekataguda after several hundreds of acres of paddy field were submerged following a major breach in the main canal of the Upper Kolab on the outskirts of Jeypore town on late Friday night. According to reports, the villagers had a narrow escape as the flood water flowed in the direction […]

Drinking Water Project 'Fails To Quench Thirst' Of Jeypore Residents

Koraput: Much to the disappointment of Jayanagar residents in Jeypore town of Koraput district, a dream ground water project, which once promised to alleviate all of their sufferings, has failed to quench the thirst of the locals even two years after its completion. People of the town have alleged that the 9 lakh litre capacity […]

Odisha Woman Accuses Husband Of Polygamy, Case Registered
Odisha Woman Accuses Husband Of Polygamy, Case Registered

Koraput: Almost three decades after getting hitched, a man has found himself in trouble as a case was registered against him at Jeypore Town Police Station on Thursday by his second wife who has accused him of ‘marrying’ multiple women settled in different places. The complainant, Sanjukta Patra who tied the nuptial knot to one […]

Dance Inside COVID Hospital: NALCO Staff Suspended After Video Goes Viral

Koraput: A staff of National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) was suspended on Friday after his video dancing inside Koraput COVID hospital went viral on social media. The employee, posted as chargeman Gr.II (Transport pool mines) at NALCO, has now been placed under suspension on the charges of misconduct. As per sources, the concerned NALCO employee […]

Three Odisha Airports To Be Included Under UDAN-4 Scheme

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to improve flight connectivity in Odisha, the central government has decided to include three more airports under the fourth phase of Regional Connectivity Scheme-UDAN. The airports to be included under UDAN-4 are Rourkela (Sundergarh), Utkela (Kalahandi) and Jeypore (Koraput). A decision regarding the same was taken today during a high-level meeting […]

After Koraput Building Mishap, Focus Back On Unsafe Structures In Odisha

Koraput: After the death of an 8-year-old boy in the Upper Kolab hydel project colony of Jeypore recently, concerns are now being flagged on the scores of government buildings lying in dilapidated condition in the State. According to sources, while there are 56 unsafe buildings in 14 blocks of the colony, the Water Resources department […]

Close Shave For Passengers As Rear Wheels-Axle System Come Off Moving Bus

Nabrangpur: More than 40 people escaped unhurt after the wheels of a bus in which they were travelling came off near Mahendri village under Dabugaon block in the district on Wednesday. According to reports, the freak incident took place today morning, when all the four rear wheels and axle of the private bus of MSB […]

Battered by nor’wester, Rs 1 cr indoor stadium in Odisha in a shambles due to govt apathy

Jeypore: Built with an expenditure of over Rs 1 crore, the Indoor Stadium at Jeypore in Koraput district is in a state of decay due to the alleged apathy of State government leading to resentment among sportspersons of the tribal-dominated region. According to sources, the roof and major portion of walls of the stadium suffered […]

Unrequited love: Youth sets girl's two-wheeler on fire in Koraput

Koraput: In what appears to be a case of ‘love affair gone awry’, a youth allegedly set a girl’s scooty on fire at Jeypore area in Koraput district. The accused youth Arijit Mahapatra is a national-level boxer. Both the girl and Mahapatra had developed friendship after coming in contact with each other through Facebook. However, […]

Samaleshwari Express halts near Jeypore due to technical glitch

Koraput: A few days after three railway employees were killed after Samaleshwari Express train hit a tower car in Rayagada district, the train was halted in Jeypore today following some technical glitches. As per reports, the train was heading towards Howrah from Jagdalpur, and was stopped between Kotpad and Kusumi area of Koraput district. Later, […]

Nor'wester causes extensive damage in Jeypore

Jeypore: Nor’wester rain accompanied with gusty winds caused massive damages in Jeypore area of Koraput district on Friday. At least two persons were injured at separate incidents while several houses at Peta, Jamunaguda and Irrigation Colony of the town were also damaged. Vehicular movement was also adversely hit after trees got uprooted at several parts […]

OTV's OB van attacked in Jeypore; case registered

Jeypore: An outdoor broadcasting (OB) van of OTV, the leading news channel in Odisha, was attacked in Jeypore of Koraput district this evening. As per reports, a miscreant attacked OTV’s OB van near Bagara Chhak under Koraput Sadar Police limits while the vehicle was on its way to Jeypore from Phulbani after covering news. The […]

BJP alleges booth capturing in Jeypore, points finger at BJD MLA candidate

Jeypore: Accusing the ruling-BJD of resorting to violence and booth capturing during first phase polls, BJP’s MLA candidate from Jeypore Assembly seat Goutam Samantray today demanded action against the miscreants. Addressing a press conference, Goutam alleged that the BJD workers and supporters of BJD MLA candidate Rabi Narayan Nanda issued threats to polling officials and […]

BJP set to make Elections 2019 'Chowkidar' Modi vs 'Majboor' Naveen

Jeypore: Famous American writer John Podhoretz once had said ‘Every great political campaign rewrites the rules’. The ‘Main bhi Chowkidar’ campaign run by PM Modi has the elements in it when PM Modi described the successful test of A-SAT missile by saying “Now, India has the potential to do ‘chowkidari’ in space. And the campaign […]

AICC Chief Rahul Gandhi to visit Jeypore tomorrow

Koraput: Preparations are in final stages for Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s scheduled visit to Jeypore in Koraput district tomorrow. The AICC chief is slated to address a public meeting at Bankabija under Jeypore Sadar police limits. According to reports, the place of meeting is being supervised by the Special Protection Group (SPG) while security in […]

Sex racket busted in Nabarangpur, 4 arrested

Nabarangpur: The police today arrested four persons including a woman on charges of running a sex racket in Nabarangpur. As per reports, police also rescued two minor girls from a rented house in Rajusahi of the town where the sex racket was allegedly running. On basis of the statement from one of the two minor […]

Odisha CM's chopper diverted to Jeypore due to 'bad weather'

Koraput: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s chopper which was scheduled to land in Lanjigarh today morning was diverted and made a landing at Jeypore airstrip due to bad weather, the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) informed. The CMO also refuted reports that it was not an emergency landing. Later CM Naveen travelled to Rayagada and addressed a […]

Student volunteers to manage traffic in Jeypore

Jeypore: With an aim to ensure better traffic management and create awareness about rules and regulations, the Koraput Police has engaged student traffic volunteers in Jeypore town on an experimental basis. After a 20-day training, the district police has been deploying student volunteers in phases in the town. Initially eight to ten volunteers have been […]

Jeypore bus owners refuse to ply buses for KALIA programme in Puri

Jeypore: The Jeypore Bus Owners’ Association today refused to ply their buses for carrying farmers to Puri for the scheduled launching of KALIA programme on Friday following a non-agreement with the State government over payment. According to reports, the Regional Transport Office had signed an agreement with the Jeypore Bus Owners’ Association for requisition of […]

Paddy Procurement
Paddy procurement scam: Cases registered against 37 MDs of cooperative societies

Koraput: The Vigilance SP of Jeypore division has registered cases against 37 managing directors of large area multi-purpose cooperative societies (LAMPS) in the undivided Koraput district on charges of financial fraud to the tune of Rs 4 crore committed through bogus paddy procurement bills. Jeypore Vigilance SP Harekrushna Behera informed that after an enquiry into […]

Medicine store owner found hanging in Jeypore; police recover ‘suicide note’

Koraput: In a case of suspected suicide, a businessman was found hanging from the ceiling fan inside his medicine store in Jayanagar area under town police limits in Jeypore of Koraput district on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Sanjay Patnaik. As per reports, Sanjay, the owner of Maa Banjaruni medical store in Jayanagar, […]