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Tag: Paradip

Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways Secretary, Sanjeev Ranjan
Expedite Widening Of NH 53 Under Gati Shakti: Official

The inaugural session was followed by two technical sessions -- "Coastal movement of thermal coal - Opportunities & Challenges" and ''Convergence & Divergence of logistic chain - Industrial perspective".

Traders Shut Down Business Hubs In Palalhada and Paradip To Break COVID Chain

Amid mounting Covid-19 cases, different traders' associations in Palalhada and Paradip have called for voluntary shutdown of shops and business establishments from Wednesday

House lotted
Miscreants Loot Jewellery Worth Rs 10 Lakh From House After Drugging Family Members

Paradip: In a mid-night heist, unidentified armed miscreants looted cash and gold jewellery worth Rs 10 lakh by drugging family members at gun point at Jhimala village under Lock police…

Paradip MLA effigy
BJP Workers Burn Paradip MLA’s Effigy Alleging Misbehaviour With Woman

Jagatsinghpur: BJP workers on Sunday staged protest by burning effigies of the Paradip MLA (BJD) Sambit Routray, alleging his misbehavior with the sister-in-law of liquor sales man Ullas Jena who was allegedly murdered four years ago. Members of BJP Mahila Morcha led by youth leader Sampad Swain raised slogans against the MLA and staged protests […]

Jagatsinghpur collector
Jagatsinghpur Admin Gears Up To Identify Telugu Fishermen Having Dual Voter IDs

Paradip/Jagatsinghpur: The district administration of Jagatsinghpur has launched an inquiry into the allegations of casting of votes by some fishermen from Telugu community in Paradip in the ongoing panchayat polls in Andhra Pradesh. The administration has formed a special team to investigate the matter. If the fishermen are found utilising dual voter IDs, action will […]

Judo Training
Slum Girls In Paradip Punching And Kicking Their Way To Self Defence

Jagatsinghpur: Martial arts and mentorship programmes are helping break gender barriers and changing mindsets in rural Odisha like nothing else. In a bid to empower women with shielding techniques, a female judoka from Jagatsinghpur is imparting judo training to the slum girls of Paradip in the district. As many as 38 girls from Bauriapalanda and […]

Attack On Cops: 7 Villages Detained By Police In Paradip

Paradip : At least seven persons have been picked up in connection with the recent attack on a police team in Jagatsinghpur district. As per reports, at least four cops including an assistant sub-inspector were injured in a mob attack while arresting a person accused of extortion on Thursday. The locals, who attacked the police, […]

Road Mishaps
2 Killed, 4 Injured In Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Paradip: At least two persons including an eight-year-old boy were killed while four others reportedly sustained critical injuries in separate road mishaps in Odisha on Wednesday morning. As per reports, an eight-year-old boy was killed and three of the family members sustained critical injuries after a Bolero they were travelling in collided with a trailer […]

Coins Worth Over Rs 14 Lakh 'Missing' From Bank In Odisha
Coins Worth Over Rs 14 Lakh 'Missing' From Bank In Odisha

Paradip: In a case of massive misappropriation of public money, coins worth over Rs 14 lakh have allegedly gone missing from the Union Bank of India branch at Paradip of Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district. As per reports, the coins worth Rs 14,86,780 have gone missing from the bank between 2016 and 2020. The matter came to […]

Fake Covid-19 Report Racket Busted In Odisha, 1 Arrested

Paradip: At a time when there is still panic among people due to Coronavirus, a racket involved in sale of fake COVID-19 negative certificates to people during this pandemic has shocked people of Odisha. One person, identified as Kalandi Tarai, has been arrested in connection with the incident. Tarai hails from Dalimipur in Paradip of […]

Enraged Truck Driver Rams Police Van In Odisha, Detained

Paradip: Driver of a Police Control Room (PCR) van had a close shave after an enraged trucker rammed the police van from behind at Do-Chakki area in the port town of Paradip. As per reports, a coal-laden truck, which was crossing Do-Chakki on Tuesday, was stopped by a police patrolling team for document verification. However, […]

Dharmendra Pradhan Flags Off Equipment For Indian Oil's MEG Plant At Paradip

Ahmedabad: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday flagged off from L&T’s Hazira plant in Surat district critical components bound for Indian Oil’s MEG (mono-ethylene glycol) plant coming up at the refinery-cum-petrochemical complex at Paradip. During his visit to Surat in Gujarat, the minister flagged off the equipment from the engineering and construction giant Larsen […]

Odisha: ‘Wrong Injection’ Kills Man In Paradip

Jagatsinghpur: A man died soon after he was allegedly administered an injection at a medicine store at Atharbanki area in Jagatsinghpur district on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Rabindra Sahu. The family members alleged that Rabindra died as he was administered the wrong injections. As per reports, Rabindra, who hailed from Kendrapara district […]

Odisha MLAs Visit Navy Narship 'INS Jalaswa'

Paradip: About 100 MLAs including Odisha Assembly Speaker S N Patro on Tuesday visited Indian navy warship ‘INS Jalaswa’. The MLAs along with Jagatsinghpur MP Rajashree Mallick, were taken to the deep see in the warship where they spent about 6 hours. They were told about the operations of the Indian Navy like military tactics, […]

Daily wager victimised in Rs 1.5 cr GST fraud

Paradip: Some miscreants allegedly cheated government exchequer of around Rs 1.5 crore GST in the name of a daily wager in Paradip area of Jagatsinghpur district. The victim identified as Bigyan Swain of Pitambarpur in Jagatsinghpur feigned ignorance about the fraudulent transaction. “I am shocked to know that some miscreants have used my documents to […]

Crustaceans Which Live On Mobile Homes A Treat To Watch On Odisha Coast

Paradip: A religious shrine, at Nehru Bungalow not so far from the port town of Paradip is abuzz these days with the movement of conch shells which come out of their dugout to feast on the ‘bhog’ the devotees offer every day. Superstitions apart, the conch shells that tend to move creating an illusion of […]

Paradip: Trawler Hits ‘Black Rose Vessel’ Wreckage, 4 Fishermen Missing

Jagatsinghpur: At least four fishermen are missing when the trawler in which they sailing capsized after hitting portion of the sunken vessel MV Black Rose off Paradip coast on Monday. As per reports, following the accident, a massive search and rescue operation was launched and five fishermen have been rescued. Efforts are on to trace […]

Three Bangladeshi Sailors Rescued At Paradip Port

Paradip: Three sailors from Bangladesh who fell into the sea at the anchorage point of Paradip Port Trust (PPT) here were rescued by the marine team. The sailors were identified as the crew members of Malta-flagged vessel Ocean Century. According to sources, the sailors were carrying out maintenance of their ship when they fell into […]

Paradip-Haridaspur Rail Project: Trial Run Of Goods Train Opposed By Locals At Nuagaon Station

Paradip: The trial run of a goods train on newly opened Paradip-Haridaspur railway route was opposed by locals at Nuagaon station on Friday. Residents of several nearby villages staged a rail roko demanding immediate starting of passenger train services on the route. As per reports, the agitators halted a coal-laden goods train at Nuagaon which […]

'Child Sacrifice' Bid Foiled In Paradip, 2 Including Woman Detained

Paradip: Two persons including a woman were detained by police on Wednesday at Sandhakuda Basti in Paradip area for allegedly attempting to sacrifice a seven-year-old child on Saturday. However, the child was reportedly rescued by his father. The two were detained following an FIR by the child’s father, Satyaranjan Mandal at Jatadhari Muhana Marine Police […]

IOCL Product Application and Development Centre
IOCL Product Application and Development Centre Comes Up In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan jointly inaugurated the Product Application and Development Centre (PADC) set up by Indian Oil Corporation Limited at Paradip through virtual platform on Thursday. The project has been built on 5 acres of land near IOCL’s refinery and pharmaceutical complex in […]

Fishermen get new lease of life after de-silting of Paradip fishing harbour

Paradip: The fishermen community dependent for their livelihood on the Paradip fishing harbour have now got a new lease of life thanks to the completion of the much-awaited dredging of the anchorage. Chairman of Paradip Port Trust (PPT) Rinkesh Roy on Thursday informed that the fishing vessels docking at Paradip Integrated Fishery Harbour will now […]

Amidst Coronavirus Scare, Port Health Unit To Be Set Up In Paradip

Paradip: At a time when the deadly Coronavirus is affecting thousands in China and other countries, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Paradip Port Trust and Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare for setting up a Port Health Unit in the district. The four bedded Port Health Unit will be set up […]

Paradip Port
Coronavirus Scare: Paradip Port Trust Asks Crew Members Of 7 Ships Not To Disembark

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has set up a special task force to monitor the situation in view of a novel coronavirus outbreak in China while the Paradip Port Trust has stopped the crew of seven cargo ships from disembarking, officials said on Friday. Five people are currently under the scanner in the state as they […]

Mass Olive Ridley Deaths In Odisha Beach Sparks Concern

Paradip: Hundreds of Olive Ridley turtles were found dead on the stretch of sea beach from Hanuman Temple to Sandhakuda in Paradip of Jagatsinghpur district. Even the exact reason behind the death of the turtles is yet to be known, it is suspected that they might have died either after being hit by the fishing […]