Tag: Jeypore

Sans night shelters, cold wave throws homeless' life out of gear

Koraput: At a time when normal life has been adversely hit due to intense cold wave across Odisha, homeless in Jeypore are struggling to survive owing to the absence of night shelters in the town. The needy and homeless are seen spending nights at bus stands, pavement, footpaths and other places. Moreover, the outstation passengers […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Dreaded criminal Javed Akhtar nabbed after police encounter

Koraput: Continuing its crackdown on anti-social elements, Jeypore police arrested hardcore criminal SK Javed Akhtar after an encounter near Irrigation colony in Jeypore town late Thursday night. According to sources, Jeypore Town police had intensified patrolling to nab anti-socials in the region after after receiving an input about movement of Akhtar and his associates in […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Police, ganja smugglers exchange fire in Jeypore

Koraput:  An exchange of fire took place between police personnel and ganja traders in Jeypore area of the district in the wee hours today. The incident was reported near Power house chhak in the city. According to sources, Jeypore Town police received an input about movement of a ganja-carrying vehicle in the locality and intensified […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Normal life affected due to Jeypore bandh

Koraput: Normal life was hit in Jeypore constituency of the district today after members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) observed an 8-hour bandh demanding fulfillment of their demands. The protestors have been demanding National Advisory Council (NAC) recognition for Borigumma and to make Jeypore Hospital fully functional. Vehicular traffic was affected as small and […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Rift in Koraput unit of Congress resurfaces

Jeypore/Bhubaneswar: Rift in Koraput unit of Congress resurfaced today after senior party leader and Jeypore MLA, Taraprasad Bahinipati alleged that he was not invited by any party member to attend a Yuva Samabesh organised by the party in Boipariguda in the constituency. He said despite having no differences with anyone in the party, he was […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Three more cyber police stations to come up in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Police has decided to open three more cyber police stations in Jeypore, Balasore and Bhubaneswar to deal with increasing cyber crime cases in the State. Currently, the State has four cyber stations in Cuttack, Berhampur, Rourkela and Sambalpur. “We are also planning to augment the infrastructure at the existing stations while increasing […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Kunduli gang rape & suicide: Witnesses record statements in fourth phase hearing

Jeypore: The fourth phase recording of statements from witnesses before the Jeypore District and Session judge Bidyut Kumar Mishra in connection with the Kunduli gang rape and suicide case concluded today. Inspector In-Charge (IIC) of Pottangi police station Deb Kumar Gamang, doctor Prince Parida and member of NGO Life Foundation Sanjukta Naidu deposed before the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Havildar imparts free physical fitness training to Jeypore youths

As the world soaks itself in the magic of International Yoga Day, a young Havildaar in Jeypore town of Koraput district is busy adding his bit of sparkle to the lives of young men in the area.

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Four critical as bus hits tree on Malkangiri-Jeypore road

Malkangiri: Four persons sustained critical injuries while 40 others had a narrow escape with minor wounds after the bus they were travelling in hit a roadside tree near Pangama on Malkangiri-Jeypore road today. The accident took place when the Government-run bus carrying 44 passengers was enroute to Bhawanipatna from Malkangiri. Sources said the driver of […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Jeypore landslide: Body of one labourer found

Jeypore: After 11 days of rescue work, body of one of the two labourers, trapped inside the stone quarry near Bariput since May 31, was found today. Soon after, families of both the missing men- Ghanashyam Guru and Sanjay Dash, were called to identify the body. The two laborers had got trapped after the hill […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Jeypore Landslide: Families of trapped labourers blame construction firm

Koraput: The family members of the two labourers who are still trapped under the debris after a portion of a hill collapsed at Bariput in Jeypore yesterday, lodged an FIR at Ranigarh police outpost today against the construction company. As per the complaint, the families of the two trapped labourers, Ghanshyam Guru of Deogarh district […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
New bus stand project yet to take off in Jeypore

Jeypore: Resentment is brewing among residents as the work for the much awaited new bus stand project is yet to take off in Jeypore. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had laid the foundation stone for the new bus stand in December 2016. As per proposals, the new bus stand would come up at old OSRTC garage, […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Goods train engine derails in Koraput

Koraput: The engine of a goods train derailed at Dayanidhiguda railway station between Jeypore and Koraput last night. As per sources, the train which was on its way to Visakhapatnam derailed minutes after leaving the Jeypore railway station. Train services were affected on the route following the derailment. Sources said, the train services on the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
dacoits arrested
Dacoity bid foiled, 3 arrested in Jeypore

Koraput: Police on Tuesday foiled a dacoity attempt and arrested three members of a gang of five from Jeypore in Koraput district on Tuesday. As per sources, the gang had earlier looted more than 48 mobile phones from an outlet in Jeypore following which a complaint was lodged against them at Jeypore Town Police station. […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Odisha man fulfills ‘housing’ dream of poor by donating land

Koraput: At a time when several State governments across the country seem to be struggling to provide  affordable housing for poor, a man in Odisha’s Jeypore has set an example by donating land to landless people in the district. M .Suryanarayan Achary so far has donated nearly 2.3 acres of land in small patches to […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021