Tag: Paradip

Detained crew member attempts suicide
Rs 220-cr cocaine seizure from cargo ship at Paradip port: Detained crew member attempts suicide, admitted to hospital

The crew member, who happens to be the third engineer of the ship, jumped into the sea after allegedly slitting his hand.

  • Sunday, 14 January 2024
Paradip’s Mannad Udyan, Nehru Bangla reeling in negligence; cry for government’s attention
Paradip’s Mannad Udyan, Nehru Bangla reeling in negligence; cry for government’s attention

During the early holiday season, tourists used to throng the Nehru Bangala to witness the beautiful view of nature and sea, but now the stone walls are caving in. 

  • Sunday, 07 January 2024
Row breaks out over guest names being ‘struck off’ from school invitation card in Paradip
Row breaks out over guest names being ‘struck off’ from school invitation card in Paradip

The school authorities had printed an invitation card for its annual function held on Friday. In the invitation, the names of the chairperson of the Paradip Municipality Basant Biswal and the state secretary of the BJD Pramod Jena were printed as the guests of honour. Surprisingly, their names were allegedly struck off from the guest list in the invitation. 

  • Friday, 15 December 2023
Rs 220 cr cocaine seizure in Paradip: Vietnamese interpreters roped in to make headway in probe
Rs 220 cr cocaine seizure in Paradip: Vietnamese interpreters roped in to make headway in probe

The Customs Department has roped in two Vietnamese language interpreters after the language barrier reportedly hampered the ongoing probe.

  • Saturday, 09 December 2023
Cocaine Seized From Cargo Ship
Cocaine seized at Paradip port to be sent to lab to ascertain chemical composition

The customs officials are claiming to have received important information after questioning the crew members of the ship.

  • Tuesday, 05 December 2023
Prez Droupadi Murmu reminisces Odisha’s maritime past, inaugurates logistic park during 2-day visit
Prez Droupadi Murmu reminisces Odisha’s maritime past, inaugurates logistic park during 2-day visit

The President termed Bali Yatra as a unique festival celebrated in the memory of our glorious past which is a symbol of the prosperity of the maritime trade of Odisha, and highlights the rich cultural consciousness of the people  

  • Monday, 27 November 2023
President Droupadi Murmu to visit Odisha for Boita Bandan Utsav in Paradip 
President Droupadi Murmu to visit Odisha for Boita Bandan Utsav in Paradip 

In a letter to Sushil Kumar Singh, joint secretary (IRSME) of the Union Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Sampada Mehta, the private secretary to the President of India intimated about the President’s visit.

  • Thursday, 09 November 2023
Corrupt PHO doctor’s arrest: CBI may seek further remand to probe Dollar link   
Corrupt PHO doctor’s arrest: CBI may seek further remand to probe Dollar link   

The CBI had taken Dr Panigrahi on remand for a period of five days for interrogation. With the remand period ending on Monday, he was produced before the CBI court.

  • Monday, 16 October 2023
Doctor Rajendra narayan Panigrahi
Audio of Paradip doctor seeking bribe from shipping agent to issue clearance certificate goes viral

An audio clip in which Panigrahi is heard demanding for bribe from a shipping agent for issuing a clearance certificate has reportedly gone viral over various social media platforms.

  • Sunday, 15 October 2023
No-bribe-no-work policy followed by Paradip doctor arrested by CBI: Shipping agents
No-bribe-no-work policy followed by Paradip doctor arrested by CBI: Shipping agents

The doctor usually asks for unnecessary documents on the pretext of verification and scrutiny, apart from making the crew members and captains run to the office, a shipping agent alleged.

  • Saturday, 14 October 2023
CBI arrests Paradip port doctor for graft in issuing Covid clearance; cash worth crores, dollars detected 
CBI arrests Paradip port doctor for graft in issuing Covid clearance; cash worth crores, dollars detected 

The PHO is functioning under the Central government. And Dr Panigrahi is working as the officer of the PHO. The PHO’s main function among others is to provide COVID  clearance certificates to those coming from other countries. 

  • Friday, 13 October 2023
Paradip boat capsize: Search ops by Coast Guard continues for 3 missing fishermen
Paradip boat capsize: Search ops by Coast Guard continues for 3 missing fishermen

Five of them were later rescued by the local fishermen, fire brigade personnel and Coast Guard. Three of them are still missing and the rescue operation is on. 

  • Wednesday, 20 September 2023
Oily substance found floating on sea water surface in Paradip, environmentalists express concern
Oily substance found floating on sea water surface in Paradip, environmentalists express concern

While chemical effluent discharged from a factory is being blamed for it, the environmentalists have expressed concern, saying it may cause harm to marine animals. 

  • Saturday, 09 September 2023
Unidentified man climbs onto boat in deep sea, takes fishermen by surprise 
Unidentified man climbs onto boat in deep sea, takes fishermen by surprise 

The incident occurred on Wednesday night when a boat from Paradip anchored in the sea and the fishermen were fishing. All of a sudden, the boat staff spotted a man climbing onto the boat. 

  • Friday, 01 September 2023
One dead, 10 injured in separate electrocution incidents in Odisha
One dead, 10 injured in separate electrocution incidents in Odisha

In Paradip, a girl died while four persons including her grandparents and a neighbour were critically injured due to electrocution at Balisahi under Kujang police limits.

  • Monday, 12 June 2023
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