Tag: Jeypore

Heartbreaking! Toddler found crying alone near dead mother in forest

Jeypore: It was heartrending for the residents of Kumbharput under Borigumma police station in Koraput district to witness the sight of an infant crying alone near the deadbody of the mother. The toddler was found a little away from the body of her mother in a forest. After hearing the wails of the child, residents […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Centre allocates Rs 748 cr for broad gauge link between Jeypore & Nabarangpur

Bhubaneswar: In a move that will put Nabarangpur on the country’s rail map, Ministry of Railways (MOR) has allocated Rs 748 crore for the much needed broad gauge railway line between Jeypore and Nabarangpur. The 38 km railway line is scheduled to be completed in a time frame of five years with the first two […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Railway Projects hang fire as development gets affected

Jeypore: Uncertainty looms large over the railway construction works between Jeypore-Malkangiri and Jeypore-Nabarangpur as the final survey work has not yet been completed. This, despite the fact that the new projects were announced two years ago. Sumit Rout, a Law student from Kalahandi, accessing information through Right to Information (RTI) has revealed that the final […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Derogatory slogans: Minority community meets sub-collector

Koraput: A delegation of minority community on Thursday met Jeypore Sub-collector over the objectionable slogans raised allegedly by the activists of Bajrang Dal activists at Borigumma in Koraput district on June 11. Apprehending breach of ‘communal harmony’, the delegation took up the matter with the Sub-collector demanding appropriate measures in connection with the incident. In […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
DA case: Koraput teacher in Vigilance net

Koraput: Vigilance and Commercial Tax officials today raided the houses of a teacher, Kishore Chandra Panigrahi, at Jeypore in Koraput district on the allegation of acquisition and possession of properties disproportionate to his known source of income. Under the direction of Jeypore Vigilance SP Shashi Bhushan Mishra, the officials conducted the raid at five places […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Buffalo theft: Two persons detained by villagers rescued

Jeypore: The Jeypore police today rescued two persons allegedly detained by villagers for 10 days over ‘buffalo theft’ at Biriguda village under Bariguda police limits in Koraput district. The duo was identified as Keshab Pangi of Ulabeda and Sania Bisoyi of Panasaput village in Malkangiri district. As per reports, the villagers detained them while they […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Higher Education Dept to have two new regional directorates

Bhubaneswar: The state Higher Education Department will soon have two new regional directorates in Jeypore in Koraput and Balasore districts. This was decided after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved the proposal today. While the Jeypore regional directorate will have Koraput, Nabarangpur, Malkangiri, Rayagada, Kalahandi and Nuapada under its jurisdiction, Balasore, Bhadrak,Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar will come […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Rabi Narayan Nanda
BJD leader slams Pradhan for not recommending passport centre in Koraput

Jeypore: Former BJD MLA of Jeypore Rabi Narayan Nanda lambasted Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan today for ignoring Koraput while urging External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to set up seven more Passport Seva Kendras (PSKs) in Odisha. Talking to media persons Nanda said, “Yesterday I came to know through […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Maut Ka Kuan : Two including show organiser arrested

Jeypore: Following telecast of a video footage showing a stunt biker being hit by a car during the ‘Maut Ka Kuan’ (Wall of Death) show leading to his death in Jeypore on May 13, the district police today arrested two persons including the show organiser. The police arrested the ‘Maut Ka Kuan’ show’s organiser Chotu […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Jeypore: Girl shot dead by jilted lover

Jeypore: A failed love affair ended in tragedy after a girl was shot dead by her jilted lover at Bareniput village under Jeypore Sadar police limits. According to sources, the deceased girl was one of the cousins of the accused. Following the incident the accused youth was caught by locals and thrashed. Later on the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Maut Ka Kuan: Stunt man dies during live show

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a stunt biker was killed after being run over by a speeding car during a Maut Ka Kuan (Well of Death) show in Jeypore in Koraput district. According to reports, the mishap occurred on Saturday while the matter came to light after a clip of the incident went viral on […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Freedom fighter’s kin Babula Panda reaches home  

Koraput: Ending all speculation, freedom fighter Laxmi Indira Panda’s grandson Babula Panda finally reached him home in Jeypore amid police security here on Saturday. Babula Panda, who had gone missing from Bhubaneswar on April 16, was undergoing treatment in the trauma care ICU of the SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack since April 27. He […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
2 minors drown in Nisar reservoir in Koraput

Koraput: In a tragic incident, two girls’ reportedly got drowned while taking bath in Nisar reservoir Laxmipur block in the district here on Sunday. The two minors have been identified as Gayatri Khasua (12) and Anjali Khasua (12) of Laxmipur village. The incident occurred when Gayatr and Anjali along with two others had gone to […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Bilt Paper Mill
Sans salary, employees of Bilt Paper Mill in distress

Jeypore: The employees of Bilt Paper Mill, Jeypore in Koraput district are in distress as production in the mill has stopped. While the contract employees were shown the door, the regular employees have not received salary since eight months. A high level meeting scheduled today in Bhubaneswar, will be discussing the matter and decide on […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Tension at Koraput hospital over patient's death

Koraput: Tension prevailed at the Koraput hospital when family members of a patient, who died in the hospital allegedly for doctors’ negligence, along with locals ransacked the hospital here on Thursday. Sources said one Sabitri of Kolab area was undergoing treatment in the ICU of the hospital and died on Thursday evening. The family members […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021