Amarnath Parida

Uncertainty over Telugu school

A Telugu school has been functioning in Jagatsinghpur district sans affiliation from the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) and no objection certificate (NOC) for the last 40 years. 

19 Jan 2019

Rebels make Muduli’s task tough in Balikuda

For Balikuda-Erasama MLA Prasant Muduli, retaining the seat seems tougher than how he made to it in 2014.

17 Jan 2019

Poll aspirants aplenty in Rout absence

The ouster of local MLA Damodar Rout from BJD has triggered a rush for the ruling party ticket from Paradip Assembly constituency.

12 Jan 2019

Support eludes kickboxing champion

Adversities have failed to dent the sporting spirit of Manas Dora.

02 Jan 2019

2018 memorable for J’singhpur

  2018 was a memorable year for the people of Jagatsinghpur. Several individuals brought laurels to the district by their achievements in national and international levels.

01 Jan 2019

Broom-wielding Dalit man on a clean mission in Odisha

Drive around the streets of Raghunathpur bazaar here and chances are you might run into a gentleman sweeping the road.

31 Dec 2018

Pakoda in, Egg out of Odisha Mid-Day meal menu amid bird flu scare

Amid bird flu scare, bananas and pakodas have replaced eggs in the mid-day meal (MDM) plates in many schools in Jagatsinghpur district.

21 Dec 2018

73-year-old Sunakar a crusader of clean toilets in Odisha's Tirtol

A motor pump, pipe, drum, trolley and other instruments and two daily wagers are the only requirements for the old man to fulfill his task.

15 Dec 2018

Odisha's Paradip sees five youths caring for the old

Despite fund crunch, these five youths haven't been deterred in setting up and running an old age home.

12 Dec 2018

A school where teachers double up as clerks, peons

The job of teachers at Gadibrahma Laxmidhar High School at Parahat village under Balikuda block is not limited to taking classes.

11 Dec 2018

Odisha government yet to initiate measures to renovate Tagore’s house in Jagatsinghpur

The rickety ancestral house of Rabindranath Tagore at Pandua village in Jagatsinghpur district is lying neglected. 

03 Dec 2018

Saubhagya fails to electrify households in rural areas

But short supply of electricity poles, power meter, LED bulbs and other accessories has affected the scheme’s implementation.

30 Nov 2018

Crafts village in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur boost to handloom

Bayana Gram is aimed at reviving the fortune of 90 handloom weaver families in the village and providing a platform for the weavers to sell their products.

23 Nov 2018

Social benefits elude construction workers

Sources said till date, 39,465 construction workers have been registered with the OBOCWWB in the district.

05 Nov 2018

Unique celebration in Jagatsinghpur village

AS many as 40 puja pandals have come up in Balia village of Jagatsinghpur but only one houses Goddess Durga.

18 Oct 2018