Villagers meet Jajpur SP, seek return of stolen idol

Notably, unidentified miscreants had stolen the idol of Maa Kotrakshi from Darpanigada village on January 11, 2021.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Two injured after falling off train in Jajpur

The stir was called off after the agitators were assured that their demands will be considered by authorities concerned.

published on : 20th November 2022

Scientific team visits brown planthoppers-infested fields in Jajpur

According to sources, over 382 hectare of standing paddy crops in around 25 villages of the block have been damaged due to the BPH attack.

published on : 18th November 2022

Jajpur: Three held for sexual assault on minor

Jenapur police said the accused had befriended the minor girl and later allegedly raped her and recorded the act on a mobile phone.

published on : 30th October 2022

Odisha: Dominance of Jajpur leaders’ in Dhamnagar sparks resentment in BJD

However, government’s chief whip Prashant Muduli told mediapersons that the Opposition political parties are making such allegations since they do not have any issues to fight against BJD.

published on : 24th October 2022

Jajpur: Minor alleges torture by foster parents

The committee's legal officer Tapan Kumar Panda said a report has been sought from Ganjam CWC.

published on : 16th October 2022

Reluctant to return to school, 12-year-old immolates himself in Jajpur

However, the boy was interested to visit nearby places to witness the ongoing Laxmi Puja celebration.

published on : 12th October 2022

Jajpur: Employment officer in Vigilance net for bribery

Vigilance officials on Monday caught the district employment officer (DEO) of Jajpur red-handed while he was accepting Rs 12,600 bribe from a driver through a clerk. 

published on : 11th October 2022

‘Tipsy’, ‘groggy’ headmaster’s salary stopped by admin

Despite warning by the district authorities not to come to school drunk and to refrain from such inappropriate conduct, the headmaster did not change his habit.

published on : 25th September 2022

Miscreants flee with ATM in Odisha's Jajpur district

Upon getting closer, I noticed that the cash vending machine was missing from the kiosk. I informed the owner of the building where the kiosk is located,” he said.

published on : 26th August 2022

Jajpur’s artisans showcase terracotta craft heritage at UNESCO Creative Cities Network workshop

The district is home to over 3,500 weavers, craftspersons and artistes besides, art forms like Tassar handloom, terracotta, golden grass and stone sculpting.

published on : 7th August 2022

School students engaged in work: NCPCR seeks report

Instead of imparting education to the students, the headmaster had made them hold crowbars and hammers  and engaged them in construction works during school hours, Sahoo further alleged.

published on : 4th August 2022

Jajpur’s Vyasa Sarovar plan under NGT scanner

According to the order, the project has been undertaken by the Kalinga Nagar Development Authority for the development of urban forests as part of pollution control measures.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Headmaster suspended for engaging students in school construction work in Jaipur

The matter came to light after photos of students engaged in preparing the school floor and the headmaster supervising the works sitting on a chair surfaced on social media last week.

published on : 19th July 2022

Newly-married couple die by suicide in Odisha's Jajpur

Though the exact reason behind their death is yet to be known, it is suspected the duo might have died by suicide.

published on : 18th July 2022

Health Ministry asks State to explain Jajpur MCH delay

Sources said the State government had taken up the project in mid-2018.  It was decided to set up the medical college after upgrading the existing district headquarters hospital.

published on : 3rd July 2022

One and a half month old baby girl ‘sold’ by parents rescued in Jajpur district

The incident came to the fore after Dasarathpur (CDPO) Manjula Rath filed a complaint with Mangalpur police about an infant being sold to an issue-less couple for 7000 rupees.

published on : 2nd July 2022

Ex-Nazir of Jajpur tehsil held in Odisha

The Vigilance on Thursday arrested former Nazir of Jajpur tehsil, Rajat Kumar Routray, for allegedly misappropriating government funds worth Rs 4.95 crore. 

published on : 10th June 2022

Series of robberies in Odisha's Jajpur town

At least three houses were burgled at Baidyanath Nagar within Jajpur Town police limits on Tuesday night. 

published on : 9th June 2022

Non-resident Odia pledges Rs 1 crore for Jagannath temple in Jajpur district

Along with wife Indrajita, he performed the Bhumi Puja (ground breaking ceremony) for the temple on Thursday. 

published on : 4th June 2022
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