Tag: Jeypore

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 […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
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, […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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, […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021