Five gang members held in Odisha

Five members of a gang were arrested in Golanthara area near here, police said on Friday.

Tenant information system to be introduced in Berhampur

In a bid to curb crime, particularly narcotics related offences, police have decided to introduce the tenant information system in this Silk City in south Odisha, a police official said.

Bear carcass found in Odisha

Carcass of a bear was recovered by forest personnel from Digapahandi forest range area in Odisha's Ganjam district, officials said today.

Khallikote University admission deferred to June 20
Khallikote University admission deferred to June 20

Khallikote Cluster University in Odisha's Ganjam district has deferred its online admission process to June 20.

Police change duty timings due to heatwave in Odisha

In view of intense heatwave conditions, police authorities have changed the duty timings of traffic constables in this south Odisha town.

15 minor girls rescued, four arrested for trafficking in Odisha

Four persons, including three women, were arrested by Government Railway Police here for allegedly trafficking 15 minor girls to Andhra Pradesh with promise of jobs.

Tardy construction delays proposed model school commencement in Odisha

Slow pace of construction of the proposed model schools in Ganjam district of Odisha has left a question mark on whether it will be able to start functioning from the ensuing academic session.

Tremors felt in Odisha

Tremors were felt in most parts of Odisha on Tuesday triggering panic among the people who rushed out of the buildings.

BMC asks contractors to complete work in 3 months

Following delay  in construction of houses under Integrated Housing and Slum Development Project (IHSDP), Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BMC) authorities have directed the contractors to complete the work in next three months.

Month-long Thakurani festival comes to an end in Odisha

Month-long Thakurani festival in Berhampur town came to end with the deity, Maa Budhi Thakuarani returning to own temple.

Ganjam extends Thakurani Yatra in Berhampur by 11 days

 In view of popular demand, the district administration in Odisha's Ganjam has extended the famous Thakurani Yatra in Berhampur by 11 days.

'Saakshar Bharat' being launched in Odisha

A total 16 districts in Odisha, including Ganjam are being be brought under 'Saakshar Bharat', a programme to promote adult education in the second phase.

'Tiger dance' on Berhampore streets

People dressed like tigers are on prowl in the streets of this south Odisha city of Berhampur as the famous biennial 'Thakurani Yatra' begins.

Villagers for protection of turtles in Odisha

 Residents of Podampeta, a predominantly fisherfolk village, near the Rushikulya mouth in Ganjam district are engaged in protecting Olive Ridley sea turtles, who are climbing the beach for mass nesting.

Criminal held in Ganjam district

A history-sheeter was arrested for alleged involvement in criminal activities and a pistol along with live ammunition and a sword seized from him in Odisha's Ganjam district, police said Monday.

BJP leader arrested in Odisha

BJP leader and former mayor of Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BMC) Siba Shankar Das was arrested for allegedly attempting to murder a person eight months ago.

Over 30 labourers rescued from brick kiln in Odisha

As many as 34 brick kiln workers, including 15 women were rescued by labour officials in Ganjam district for the alleged inhumane treatment meted out to them, official sources said today.

Odisha govt takes possession of lands of Ponzi firms

Odisha government has taken possession of over 40 acres of land, belonging to three ponzi companies, in Chhatrapur tehsil of Ganjam district, officials said on Sunday.

Fresh inquiry into plight of Odia labourers in Malaysia

Odisha government has asked the labour department here to launch a probe into the reported plight of labourers from Ganjam who were working in Malaysia and submit a fresh report in the matter.

Blackbuck found dead in Odisha

A blackbuck was found dead near Kotinada, on the outskirts of Aska in Odisha's Ganjam district, yesterday, official sources said on Monday.