Odhisha govt motivating flower growers to set up greenhouse

With floriculture suffering a setback after cyclone Phailin last year, Odisha government is encouraging flower growers to set up greenhouses in Ganjam district to boost production in a big way.

Man killed in Odisha

A 45-year-old man was killed by unidentified miscreants at Damodarapalli road in Ganjam district, police said on Sunday.

Royal scions continue duty on Rath Yatra in Ganjam

They have lost their estates, some of them palaces too, but at least once a year on the day of Rath Yatra they perform a royal duty.

Three held for `honour killing` in Odisha

The father and two minor brothers of a 19-year-old woman were arrested on the charge of murdering her in a case of suspected "honour killing", police said Monday.

Homoeopathy shops raided in Odisha

Raids were conducted in homoeopathy medicine shops jointly by the Drug and Excise officials in Ganjam district to crackdown on illegal sale of medicines with high alcoholic content, official sources said.

One held in Odisha for journo`s murder

A man was detained in Odisha for the murder of a journalist in Ganjam district three days ago, police said.

Journalist murdered in Odisha

A journalist was stabbed to death in Khallikote town of Odisha`s Ganjam district on Tuesday night, police said.

13 escaped juvenile home inmates nabbed in Odisha

Thirteen of the 27 inmates who escaped from a state-run juvenile home in Odisha`s Ganjam district two days ago after assaulting its superintendent and other staff have been nabbed, police said.

Polling to be webcast in Ganjam district

The Ganjam district administration has decided to webcast polling in 19 selected booths in various Assembly constituencies.

USAID to provide $3.4 mn for Phailin-hit people

The United States, through the US Agency for International Development, will provide USD 3.4 million to NGOs for back-up to recovery activities for Cyclone Phailin-affected communities in Odisha.

World Bank team visited cyclone-hit Ganjam district

A World Bank team has visited the cyclone Phailin affected Ganjam district and discussed with the district administration about restoration works in the ravaged areas.

Odisha Minister faces protest in constituency

Odisha`s Revenue Minister Surya Narayan Patro faced protest in his constituency Digapahandi in Ganjam district on way to a function along with Health Minister Damodar Rout.

Threat letters found from house of slain ration dealer

Four threat letters were seized from the rented house of Pranati Das, a ration dealer, who died on Tuesday after attackers stabbed her and set her on fire in Ganjam district, police said.

Woman dies after being stabbed, burnt in Odisha

A woman died of injuries Tuesday after being stabbed and burnt by miscreants in Odisha`s Ganjam district who wanted her to stop running a fair price shop, police said.

Jilted lover bites off bride`s tongue in Odisha

Angry over the marriage of the woman he loved, a man bit off her tongue in Odisha`s Ganjam district minutes before her wedding with another man, police said Tuesday.

One more held in Congress leader`s killing

One more accused was arrested in connection with the murder of local Congress leader from Sheragada in Odisha`s Ganjam district, police said.

Three arrested for Congress leader`s murder in Odisha

Three persons, including an alleged contract killer of Uttar Pradesh, were arrested in connection with the murder of a Congress leader in Odisha`s Ganjam district, police said.

Disabled resort to begging, seek special cyclone relief

Demanding special relief from the government, disabled persons affected by cyclone Phailin in Odisha`s Ganjam district resorted to begging while staging an agitation.

Cyclone Phailin: Govt sets deadline for removal of debris in Odisha

The government has set December 10 as deadline for removal of debris from the cyclone-ravaged villages of Ganjam district in Odisha.

Power restoration in Odisha: CPI(M) lodges FIR against Ambani

The CPI(M) lodged an FIR against Reliance Energy Limited chief Anil Ambani and managing director of Southco and the head of the central services of REL-controlled power distribution companies in the state PK Choudhury.