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Odisha Students Create Ruckus At JSW Over 'Unfulfilled' Job Assurances

Paradip: More than 200 engineering job aspirants created ruckus & indulged in ransacking inside JSW Paradip Terminal premises alleging non-fulfilment of job assurances. As per reports, members of the Students Organisation of Biju Patnaik University (SOBU) barged into the office of JSW this morning demanding the authorities to fulfil the assurances made by the company […]

Six Get Lifer For Killing Liquor Shop Manager In Odisha

Paradip: All the six accused in connection with the murder of a liquor shop manager in 2014 in Paradip were sentenced to life by the Kujang Additional District and Sessions judge today. The convicts are Ajit Das, Mantu Patra, Subhransu Sekhar Sukla and Jimuta Das of Kujang in Jagatsinghpur district and Ranjit Rout and Rajesh […]

Public Hearing For Steel Plant Opposed By Odisha Villagers

Jagatsinghpur: A public hearing for environmental clearance sought by JSW Utkal Steel Limited for a plant in Jagatsinghpur district was opposed today by locals. As per reports, residents of Dhinkia, Gobindpur, Nuagaon, Polanga, Bhuyanpal and Jatadhari areas along with social workers alleged that the proposed plant will be harmful and affect the livelihood of local […]

Two Odisha Government Officials in Vigilance Net

Bargarh/Paradip: Vigilance sleuths on Saturday raided the residences and offices of two government officials on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to their known sources of income. As per reports, the Vigilance officials today conducted raids on the office and residences of the Assistant Engineer of Lift Irrigation Department in Bargarh district, Baikuntha Rout. Simultaneous raids […]

Odisha Man Killed After Mobile Phone Explodes

Paradip: A youth was reportedly killed after his mobile phone exploded while it was being charged in Atharabanki area of Paradip last night. The youth identified as Kuna, a resident of Ranpur area of Nayagarh district was a mason and reportedly engaged in the construction of a Jagannth Temple in Paradip. The temple is being […]

Sunk ‘Black Rose’ Ship A Lurking Danger For Odisha Fishermen

Paradip: It has been almost 10 years since the iron-ore laden cargo ship, ‘Black Rose’ sank at Paradip anchorage zone, and it is now proving to be a lurking danger for the Odisha fishermen. A fishing trawler capsized on Sunday after allegedly ramming into the stationary & sunken vessel and the incident has triggered fear […]

BJP-BJD Face Off Over Kalinga Baliyatra In Odisha

Paradip: The BJP has brought allegations of monopoly against the ruling-BJD in the affairs of Paradip Municipality and irregularities in allocation of works by the civic body for the upcoming Kalinga Baliyatra in the town. Accusing the BJD of the same, the saffron party workers have been protesting in front of the Paradip Municipality office […]

Odisha villagers say no to crackers for a noble cause

Paradip: While most of us were busy bursting firecrackers and distributing sweets to celebrate Diwali, some villagers on the outskirts of Paradip chose to bring smile on the face of a cancer survivor Sangram Sethi and his family members. In a bid to boost morale and extend financial support to Sethi’s family members, residents of […]

Coastal Pollution: Odisha's Dhamra in top-5, Paradip in top-10

Bhubaneswar: Never ever try to live by the philosophy of US philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson – live in Sunshine, swim the sea and drink the wild air – in the coastal waters of Paradip and Dhamra in Odisha. Because, the coastal waters here are polluted to the core. The latest Water Quality Index has ‘hoisted’ […]

New Twist To Truck Driver’s Missing Case From Bridge In Paradip

Paradip: In a surprise twist to the missing case of a truck driver who reportedly fell off a bridge in Paradip last evening, police today detained the helper of the vehicle suspecting him to be involved behind the incident. According to reports, the driver, who was earlier suspected of accidentally falling off the bridge into […]

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East Coast Railway To Run 3 New MEMU Trains In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway will start MEMU service in three new routes — Puri & Cuttack, Cuttack & Bhadrak and Cuttack & Paradip in Odisha. Here’s the complete detail: The MEMU Train between Puri and Cuttack will replace 58416 Cuttack-Paradip passenger with train number 68416 Puri-Cuttack MEMU from 28th September. In return direction, 58415 […]

Fake candidates held during Army recruitment in Odisha

Paradip: A total of seven fake candidates were arrested while appearing for an interview during a recruitment drive conducted by the Indian Army in Paradip today. As per reports, the fake candidates were caught by the Army officials during certificate verification at Gopabandhu Stadium. The arrested persons allegedly produced certificates mentioning that they were residents […]

Depression lays centered in Odisha, heavy rains forecast for Southern dists tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: As this Monsoon’s first deep depression, though has weakened into a depression now, is stationed in Odisha,  the State has witnessed intense rainfall activities on Wednesday. The State, especially south interior Odisha adjoining Chhattisgarh, will experience heavy rainfall (80-90mm) tomorrow (August 8). As of mid-day, the State has received around 7cm rainfall following the […]

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Mutilated bodies of two youths found in Paradip; murder suspected

Jagatsinghpur: Police recovered mutilated bodies of two youths under mysterious circumstances at Nehru Bangla area of Marine Police station in Paradip on Sunday. From the given circumstances, it is being suspected that the deceased, who are said to be mentally challenged, were murdered. After the bodies were found near the Police Station, panic gripped locals […]

Fani aftermath: Power supply restoration hindered by lack of coordination

Bhubaneswar: It’s been more than eight days since cyclone Fani made its landfall in coastal Odisha bringing the power infrastructure to its knees. Though additional manpower and new-age equipment have been pressed into service, it is alleged that lack of coordination between agencies and negligence are hampering restoration work in the capital city of Bhubaneswar […]

Extremely Severe 'Fani' will strike Puri early Morning on May 3

Bhubaneswar: Its seems the temple town of Puri is all set to bear the fury of Extremely Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (EVCS) Fani. The likely place of landfall has now been forecast as Puri, one of the char dhams in India, at early morning of 5:30 AM. But post making landfall, as the system will […]

Three arrested for oil theft from IOCL pipeline in Paradip

Paradip: Three persons accused of stealing oil after leaking the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) pipeline laid between Atharbanki and Nehru Bangala area of Paradip (Essarbeltline) were arrested by the Paradip Police today. As per reports, a special team of Paradip Marine Police Station have arrested accused Rabindra Kumar Verma, Prasanna Mandal of Ramnagar village […]

IOCL pipeline develops leakage in Paradip

Paradip: A pipeline of the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) laid between Atharbanki and Nehru Bangala area of Paradip developed leakage today causing spillage of diesel into the nearby river. As per reports, the oil leakage has started to pollute the water body posing a major threat to the aquatic species. Although the exact reason […]

Police pick up Jamihara Krushak Ekta Manch members from Paradip refinery

Paradip: Police today forcibly picked up the members of the Jamihara Krushak Ekta Manch who had staged a dharna in front of the main gate of IOCL’s (Indian Oil Corporation Ltd ) Paradip Refinery. The members of the Manch have been demanding  permanent jobs for land losers and displaced families. As per sources, all of […]

School students of Paradip & Kandhamal up in arms over irregularities

Paradip: The students of Sri Maa Government High School in Paradip today staged a dharna and locked up the main gate of the school over various demands. Alleging that they have been facing several problems in the school for the past one month, the students stated that despite repeated complaints, the school headmaster has not […]

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Olive Ridley turtle deaths in Paradip trigger outrage

Paradip: Scattered carcasses of endangered Olive Ridley turtles on Paradip sea beach have fuelled major concern among environmentalists and local authorities. Such mass deaths have triggered outrage in several quarters and it is being alleged that no steps have been taken to conserve the rare species while guidelines are not even followed while burying their […]

Thick blanket of fog in afternoon hits normal life in Paradip

Paradip: A thick blanket of fog enveloped Paradip town this afternoon affecting normal life and road traffic in the area. The fog engulfed the town at around 3.30 PM creating uneasiness among commuters and motorists. Authorities of the town switched on the street lights as the visibility went down due to the fog, informed sources. […]

Luxury cruise liner to dock at Paradip on Republic Day

Paradip: Odisha is all set to welcome luxury cruise liner which will dock at Paradip port on Republic Day. Nearly, 120 foreign tourists are scheduled to visit several Buddhist sites in Odisha after the cruise liner docks at Paradip, official sources said. It will be after a long gap that a luxury cruise liner will […]

Road block staged over delay in creek project in Paradip

Jagatsinghpur: Irate locals from 29 panchayats under Kujang block in Paradip staged a road blockade today at Bhuta Mundai chhak demanding discharge of excess water from Haladipani creek. According to sources, the district administration is yet to take any steps for the construction of proposed siphon spillway(a short discharge pipe) and sluice gate to discharge […]

Police begins probe into burial incident of minor boy alive for Rs 500

Paradip: Police on Saturday began investigation into the incident in which a Class VII student of Zillanasi village  was allegedly buried alive till his neck on Wednesday. The boy was however let off by the accused after he paid Rs 500. As per reports, the minor boy was allegedly buried alive up to neck in […]