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Woman electrocuted, irate villagers lock up two employees in Odisha

A woman was electrocuted when a live wire fell on her at a village road in Ganjam district, after which angry villagers locked two employees of the power distribution company.

Irregularities found in allotment of Indira Awaas Yojana benefits in Odisha

Close on the heels of a pension fraud, alleged irregularities in allotment of Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY) benefits have come to the fore in Ganjam district following which district administration has cancelled 13 work orders in Kukudakhandi block.

Teacher arrested for allegedly thrashing student in Odisha

A contractual teacher of a government-run high school in Odisha's Ganjam district was arrested for allegedly thrashing a Class X student, police said on Tuesday.

Odisha: All visual art course seats filled up after a decade

 All 30 seats in the four-year visual art course in the Government College of Art and Craft at Khallikote in Ganjam district were filled up this year after a decade.

Odisha: Tutor held on charge of circulating morphed pic of girl

A former private tutor of a girl was arrested at Bahadaguda village in Odisha's Ganjam district for allegedly circulating a morphed photo on the social media, police said on Sunday.

Odisha: Director of chitfund organisation arrested

A director of a chit fund organisation, which had allegedly duped investors of crores of rupees in Odisha's Ganjam district, has been arrested, police said on Monday.

Chit-fund scam: CBI raids six places in Odisha

The CBI on Thursday raided six offices of the Jana Mangala Agro Care, one of the 44 chit-fund companies operating in Odisha, an official said.

Centre plans defence unit in Odisha, may rope in Tatas: Pradhan

A major defence production unit has been proposed in Gopalpur, Odisha, which can have the Tata group as a partner along with the state and the central governments, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Tuesday.

Wild tusker tramples one to death, injures two others

A 50-year-old man was killed and two others were injured when a wild tusker attacked them in a forest area in Odisha's Ganjam district, forest department officials said Thursday.

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.

Former headmaster questioned by the police in Odisha

A former headmaster of Bajrakote UP School in Odisha's Ganjam district was questioned by the police in connection with alleged misappropriation of funds meant for construction of the school building under Sarva Sikhsha Abhiyan.

Married woman abducted and gang-raped in Odisha

A 22-year-old married woman was allegedly gangraped after being abducted by four men in Ganjam district, following which the accused have been arrested, a police officer said on Wednesday.

Jail Superintendent gheraoed by prisoners in Odisha

The Superintendent of Sorada sub-jail in Ganjam district was gheraoed for a few hours by its inmates for allegedly misbehaving with two women visitors, police said on Wednesday.

Amidst preparation to face 'Hudhud', Phailin memory returns

While preparing to face cyclone 'Hudhud' which will make the landfall on Sunday, the people of Ganjam district find it difficult to erase the memory of cyclone Phailin that hit them hard exactly the same day, October 12.

Body of suspected rape victim found in Odisha

The body of a suspected rape victim with her legs tied with clothes and head covered with grass was recovered from Balisahi in Ganjam district, police said on Tuesday.

Govt takes possession of land belonging to chit funds in Odisha

Odisha government has taken into possession over 12 acres of land in Ganjam district belonging to two chit fund organisations allegedly involved in irregularities, officials said on Sunday.

District athletics association wants free access to Berhampur stadium

Ganjam district Athletic Associatoin has decided to seek permission from Odisha government to use Berhampur stadium free of cost.

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.