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Tag: Khallikote

Odisha To Hollywood!
Magic In Marvel! Odia Girl Silvia Mahapatra’s Work In Spider Man ‘No Way Home’ Shines

Popular Marvel franchise’s latest film, Spider Man ‘No Way Home’, has become one of the most successful movies of all time. But did you know that there is someone from Odisha responsible for all the on-screen magic? Yes, you heard that right! A girl from Odisha - Silvia Mahapatra - was a part of the graphics design team of the new movie.

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Sunil Kumar Gaud
Youth Arrested For ‘Posing’ As Police Officer In Odisha's Ganjam

The call recording of Gaud's conversation with the victim also went viral on various social media platforms where he could be clearly heard taking the IIC's and a political leader's name while threatening the man.

Groom Critical
Odisha: Groom Shot By Miscreants Hours Before Wedding, Admitted To Hospital

Berhampur: A man sustained critical bullet injuries hours before his marriage as some unidentified miscreants opened fire at him late on Tuesday night at Manikapur village under Khallikote police limits in Ganjam district on Wednesday. The injured, identified as Jitendra Barik, has been admitted into Berhampur Hospital in a critical condition. According to reports, the […]

19 Villages Declared Containment & Buffer Zones After 12 TMC Staff Test COVID19 Positive In Ganjam

Ganjam: The Ganjan district administration on Sunday declared nine villages under Badapalli gram panchayat in Khallikote block as containment zones and 10 villages as buffer zones after 12 persons engaged in different Temporary Medical Camps (TMCs) tested positive for Covid-19. The 12 staff are among the 64 Covid-19 cases detected in Ganjam district yesterday. They […]

Body of Migrant Worker Arrives In Odisha from Kuwait After 27 days

Ganjam: There is no end to the plight of labourers who are forced to migrate outside the country in search of work. A pall of gloom descended at Khojapalli village under Khallikote police limits in the district after the body of Harsh Samal who had gone to Kuwait for work, reached home 27 days after […]

Jagannath Temple In Odisha’s Khallikote Reels Under Neglect

Ganjam: The ancient Shree Jagannath Temple in Khallikote of Ganjam district is in a dilapidated state due to alleged lack of maintenance by the government. It is believed that if immediate steps are not taken towards the renovation of the temple, the centuries-old structure might even collapse. Locals alleged that repair works have not been […]

Dreaded criminal Manoj Swain arrested after police encounter in Ganjam

Berhampur: After a brief lull, the Ganjam district police, in yet another breakthrough managed to arrest dreaded criminal Manoj Swain following an encounter in Khallikote in the wee hours today. Acting on tip-off about the presence of Manoj near Narayani Temple, a team of Khallikote Police conducted a raid at around 4AM today and arrested […]

Sarpanch attacks villagers in Ganjam

Berhampur: At least six persons suffered injuries after they were allegedly attacked by the Sarpanch of Tentulia panchayat under Khallikote block of Ganjam district. According to sources, the incident took place on January 2 during the inauguration of a mandi in Bagalpur village. During the program, many villagers had arrived to sell their paddy; however, […]

One killed, 19 injured in two separate mishaps in Odisha

Berhampur/Jharsuguda: One person was killed and 17 others injured in two separate road mishaps in Ganjam and Jharsuguda districts within last 24 hours. Seventeen passengers travelling in an OSRTC bus en route to Bhubaneswar from Berhampur were severely injured after the vehicle rammed into a truck parked near a toll plaza at Khallikote on NH-16 […]

Odisha youth brings fame to State by climbing Mount Everest

Berhampur: Bikash Moharana of Ustapada village in Khallikote, Ganjam has brought pride to the State by climbing the 8,848 meter Mount Everest and hoisting the Tricolour atop it. Bikash, who works with the Indian Navy, climbed the Mount Everest along with 17 persons. However, only nine of them managed to reach the mountain peak. After […]

Notorious criminals injured in police encounter

Ganjam: Two dreaded criminals sustained grievous injuries in an exchange of fire with the police at Kanheipur village near Khallikote in the district on Monday. According to police sources, the duo, identified as Souri Nayak and Mitu Pradhan, had taken Supari to kill a contractor of Khurda. On Sunday, the duo opened fire at the […]

Two wanted criminals nabbed after encounter

Berhampur: Two dreaded criminals were arrested after an encounter with police at Kanheipur near Khallikote in Ganjam district late last night. The criminals identified as Sauri Naik and Mitu opened fire at police when the latter tried to frisk their vehicle. Police retaliated in which the duo sustained bullet injuries in legs. Both were admitted […]

Teachers’ Day celebration costs student his life

Ganjam: Teachers’ day turned fatal for a class VI student who got killed after a school wall collapsed on him in Khallikote of Ganjam district on Tuesday. The incident occurred today morning at Bania UGME School where the school students had gathered to celebrate Teachers’ Day. Sources said some section of the school was under […]

Berhampur accident
Couple killed in bike-truck collision

Berhampur: A man and his wife were killed when the motorbike on which they were travelling collided with a truck near Pathurinala under Khallikote police station limit in Ganjam district today, police said. The deceased, identified as M.Pradip (46) and his wife M.Susmita Subudhi (45) of Talasara village, were going towards Bhejiput when they met […]

Infant death: ANM suspended after son administers wrong dose to child

Berhampur: Taking a serious note of the death of a boy infant due to wrong injection at Bikrampur village of Khallikote in Ganjam district, the Collector today suspended ANM Manorama Bindhani and ordered for a probe into the matter. Ganjam Collector Prem Chandra Chaudhary said, “The CDMO was asked to suspend the ANM. Besides, two […]

OHRC seeks detailed reports on Chilika boat tragedy

Khurda/Berhampur: Three days after the death of four passengers in a tragic boat mishap in Chilika Lake, the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) today directed the Commerce and Transport department, Chilika Development Authority (CDA), Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) Southern Division, IG, Southern Range and Ganjam Collector to submit a detailed report on the  tragic incident […]

Newborn among two killed in road mishap

Berhampur: A newborn baby was among two persons killed when an ambulance van carrying them collided head-on with an oil tanker on Bada Ghat road under Khallikote police limits in the wee hours today. Reports said a baby boy was born to Laxman Reddy of Kainchapur village at Ganjam government hospital yesterday. But as the […]