Tag: Jeypore

Five get lifer for abduction of 4-yr-old girl in 2002

Jeypore: Five persons were convicted for abducting a 4-year-old girl in Koraput in 2002 and awarded life imprisonment for the same by the Koraput District Judge today. As per sources, nine miscreants had abducted the minor girl, daughter of a Telecommunication Division Manager on December 18, 2002 while she was returning from school in Koraput. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Koraput Collector makes surprise visit to Bandhugaon, Narayanpatna

Jeypore: In a surprise field visit, Koraput Collector Anupam Shah inspected various welfare activities in different villages of Bandhugaan and Narayanpatna blocks in the district on Thursday. Accompanied by works department officials, Shah first reached Garidi panchayat and enquired about the status of the under-construction bridge near Dumadangara in the panchayat.  He held discussion with […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Congress blocks NH, demands NAC status for Borigumma

Koraput: The demand for Notified Area Council (NAC) status for Borrigumma gained momentum with Congress blocking the National Highway in Jeypore on Monday. The Congress activists blocked NH-26 and NH-63 to press for their demands and raised slogans against the Centre and Odisha Government which had recently accorded NAC status for Bijepur ahead of the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Koraput gang rape: OHRC asks for medical report on Nov 10

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Human Rights Commission today asked the authorities of Saheed Laxman Nayak Medical College and Hospital in Jeypore to submit medical report of the Kunduli gang rape survivor and personally appear before it on November 10. The acting chairperson of OHRC, Justice B K Mishra issued this direction to the superintendent of SLNMCH, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Cong's anti-liquor protest in Koraput enters second day

Jeypore: Demanding a complete ban on liquor in undivided Koraput district, Congress leader and Jeypore MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati and his supporters continued their dharna for the second day in Borigumma today. Bahinipati along with party activists and locals staged the protest urging Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to announce a ban on liqour in undivided […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Police SI attacked by notorious criminal & family members

Jeypore: In a shocking incident, a policeman was allegedly attacked by a criminal during a raid in his house here in Jeypore of Koraput district on Wednesday. According to police sources, the IIC of Jeypore Town Police station, Siba Sankar Sahu was allegedly attacked by a notorious criminal of the town Jeet Mahuria and his […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Kunduli rape survivor reiterates allegations against jawans

Jeypore: The Kunduli gang rape survivor, who was discharged from the Koraput district headquarters hospital today, again alleged four jawans had abused her sexually. The survivor stated police is unnecessarily harassing her relatives and four youths of her village. Talking to media persons, she said, “My relatives are unnecessarily called to the police station and […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Police SI shot at, injured by ganja smugglers

Jeypore: A sub-inspector of Machkund Police station here was injured critically after some ganja smugglers opened fire at the police van near Jalaput village in Koraput district last night. SI Pradeep Nayak sustained grievous injuries on neck and was admitted to district headquarters hospital. The incident took place after a team of police led by […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Koraput gang rape: Traffic restored on Jeypore –Visakhapatnam route after 33 hours

Jeypore: After 33 hours of road blockade, the National Highway 26 between Jeypore and Visakhapatnam was cleared for vehicular traffic as the locals, who agitated in protest against the gang rape of a minor girl in the district, withdrew the blockade following discussion with district administration and police last night. The Collector and SP held […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
British era bullets recovered from septic tank in Jeypore

Jeypore: Large number of British era bullets were recovered from a septic tank behind District Industry Centre (DIC)of Jeypore town in Koraput district on Friday. According to sources, nearly 500 bullets were reportedly dumped inside the septic tank packed inside a plastic box. “We received information about it on Thursday evening. The septic tank belongs […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
President-elect of Vikram Deb College in cash-for-vote row

Jeypore: After allegations of cash distribution to garner votes in the students’ union elections in Ramadevi Women’s University, cash-for-votes charges have surfaced in Vikram Deb (VD) College in Jeypore leading to calls for disqualification of the president-elect. Claiming to be in possession of video evidence, a group of students from the college alleged that cash […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Malkanagiri 108 Ambulance Accident
3 Injured After 108 Ambulance Rams Into Tree

Three persons including an ambulance driver sustained grievous injuries when the 108 ambulance they were travelling in rammed into a tree near Bandhaguda of the district here on Saturday.

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Couple reunite after 27 years!

Jeypore: After a wait of 27 years, Jeypore resident Seikh Gulab Mohammed and first wife Suban Bibi finally reunited following the intervention the Jeypore Family Court. In 1990, Suban left for her paternal house along with one-month-old boy leaving Seikh Gulab over a family quarrel. Though Gulab attempted several times to bring back Suban, she […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
PG, M.Phil seats increased in 3 Autonomous Colleges in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: New courses in Post Graduate and M.Phil will be introduced in three colleges across the State along with an increase in number of seats of various departments in these institutions. Odisha Assembly Standing Committee granted approval to the courses and seat increase in the colleges during a meeting on Monday. The new courses and […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Brothers killed in group clash

Jeypore: Tension prevailed in Gaganapur village under the Jeypore Sadar police limits after two persons were killed in a clash between two families over a land dispute here in Koraput district on Sunday. The deceased brothers have been identified as Hiran Bag and Laxman Bag of Nandaguda village. According to sources, the villagers of Gaganapur […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021