Sisir Panigrahy

In Ganjam, Saradhapur has much shradha

To avoid confusion, villages named as A Saradhapur, B Saradhapur and C Saradhapur and so on

31 Jan 2021

2021 Padma Awards: Odisha's octogenarian doctor Dr Krishna Mohan Pathi is healing the poor for free

Born on August 1, 1939 in Sukunda village near Berhampur, Dr Pathi is a noted orthopaedic surgeon who is known for his landmark work in tribal districts of the State.

28 Jan 2021

Padma Awards: Divine poetess Purnamasi Jani from Odisha's Kandhamal never repeats her songs

The 76-year-old tribal poetess, popularly known as Tadisaru Bai in the region, has never repeated any of her poems or songs.

28 Jan 2021

Berhampur MLA Bikram Panda turns messiah for COVID-hit residents in Odisha district

Panda’s role in ensuring respectable last rites of persons dying during the pandemic is being praised by many

15 Aug 2020

With news of COVID-19 patient's death delayed by five days in Odisha's Berhampur, family in shock

Sources said that though the COVID hospital has been handed over to the Hi-Tech group, the number of doctors is still inadequate to manage the affairs.

30 Jul 2020

Administrative, police officers emerge as heroes in Ganjam's COVID-19 war

While many cops in Ganjam have been infected, it has not deterred them from carrying out their essential work.

29 Jul 2020

COVID-19 deaths rise as people turn to quacks in Odisha's Ganjam district

Many patients are staying back at home and avail treatment from quacks due to COVID-19 fear with approach to hospitals taken at the last minute giving very little time to doctors to treat them.

28 Jul 2020

Migrants head to work as Ganjam fights COVID-19 war

Over 100 workers have left for Surat and Chennai in the last 4 days.

22 Jul 2020

COVID-19: Funerals fast becoming a lonely affair in Odisha's virus hotpot Ganjam

Even hearse vans have lately been replaced by trolley rickshaws.

21 Jul 2020

He loved chopper rides in Ladakh: Kin remembers LAC standoff martyr Chandrakant Pradhan

Chandrakant joined Bihar Regiment in February, 2014 as a sepoy and was posted at Ladakh around a year ago.

18 Jun 2020

Quarantine over, migrant returnees clamour for jobs in Odisha

Migrant workers, who returned to Ganjam from other states, unable find any means to eke out a living 

12 Jun 2020

COVID-19 stigma forces Odisha man into quarantining in car

 The social stigma attached to coronavirus has forced a 30-year-old youth of Dolaba village under Sanakhemundi block to remain in quarantine inside his car.

26 May 2020

Two deaths in 24 hours in Odisha, one linked to COVID-19

Meanwhile, detection of a positive case from the Mango Market of Berhampur city along with the two deaths on a single day has sparked fear among the public.

18 May 2020

Long road from Surat ends in tragedy

On April 30, Chittaranjan along with his two sons boarded the bus. After lunch time on Saturday, he and his co-passenger Santosh Sethy started to talk about their lives.

04 May 2020

COVID-19 lockdown: Odisha's Ganjam district on edge as migrants flee, others throw tantrums

Unruly migrant workers throwing tantrums over food at several quarantine centres has emerged as a headache for the district administration.

04 May 2020

Not enough: too few care centres await too many men in Odisha

Sarpanch of Kotharsingh panchayat, N Sujata Reddy is worried as she does not know how to accommodate the returnees and the expenses to be incurred.

26 Apr 2020

Migrant workers pedal their way to freedom from coronavirus lockdown

“When the lockdown was announced, we thought the situation would become normal within a fortnight and stayed back.

22 Apr 2020

Crammed in small boat, 27 fishermen make a daring journey back home

The 27 fishermen travelled for five days from Chennai coast to Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district through the sea to avoid lockdown restrictions.

21 Apr 2020

Ganjam bus tragedy: Eerie silence at Dankalpadu where 10 residents lost lives

Politicians’ visit brought little respite to the villagers who are still numb by the mishap.

11 Feb 2020

9 dead, 19 electrocuted in Odisha after bus comes in contact with sagging 11 KV live wire

The incident under Golonthara police station limits took place when the bus was proceeding to Dankalpadu village under Chikiti block.

10 Feb 2020

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