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.

Odisha govt stresses on chemical treatment of seeds

 In a bid to raise paddy productivity, Odisha government has stressed on chemical treatment of the seeds prior to sowing and introduction of drought-resistant and flood-prone varieties in calamity-prone Ganjam district in the Kharif season.

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.

42-yr-old man injured in Ganjam violence dies

 A 42-year-old man who was injured in recent arson and bombing incident at Ambagon village in Odisha's Ganjam district succumbed to his injuries at Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, police said.

Tuberculosis major killer disease in Ganjam

With over 200 people dying every year, tuberculosis has emerged as a major killer disease in Ganjam district of Odisha after the AIDS.

11 more arrests for Ganjam village clash

With 11 more arrests in connection with the arson at Ambagaon village in Odisha's Ganjam district, the total number of people arrested in Sunday's case went up to 22.

Mass nesting of Olive Ridley turtles begins

 The mass nesting of Olive Ridley sea turtles, an endangered species, started near river Rushikulya mouth in Odisha's Ganjam district today.

4.6 million to be tested for diabetes in Odisha

The Odisha government has decided to this year examine all people aged above 30 for diabetes in the state's 10 districts.

Naveen flags off new buses for Maoist-hit areas

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday flagged off 32 new buses which will operate in the Maoist-hit areas of Odisha under 'Biju Gaon Gadi Yojana'.

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.

23 arrested for attacking man for black magic in Odisha

Twenty-three persons, including two women were arrested on charge of attacking a 35-year-old man for allegedly practising black magic at a village in Odisha's Ganjam district, the police said on Thursday.

Odisha: Girls leave hostel after school official takes nude pictures

About 60 students of a government-run girls' school have left hostel en masse after they came to know that the school's accountant allegedly clicked their nude pictures with the help of the hostel cook at Gudiali in Ganjam district, officials said on Thursday.

Plastic ban in and around Tara Tarini

Use of polythene and plastic carry bags has been banned in and around Tara Tarini, a famous shakti shrine and tourist destination, in Odisha's Ganjam district.

Skull and bones found in Odisha's Ganjam district

A skull and bones, believed to belong to a four-year-old girl allegedly kidnapped about a fortnight ago, were seized from Santoshpur in Odisha's Ganjam district, police said on Wednesday.

IRB jawan allegedly kills self in Odisha

A jawan of India Reserve Battalion (IRB) allegedly killed himself using a rifle at Hinjili in Odisha's Ganjam district, police said on Friday.

Rain hits paddy procurement in Ganjam

 Paddy procurement was hit in Odisha's Ganjam district due to the ongoing unseasonal rain caused by the well marked low pressure in the Bay of Bengal.

Four arrested for trying to kill a contractor in Odisha

Berhampur: Four persons were arrested for opening fire at a contractor and allegedly trying to kill him in Odisha's Ganjam district and seized two firearms from them, police said on Thursday.

18 child labourers rescued in Odisha

Eighteen child labourers were rescued in joint raids by different agencies from Bhanjanagar in Ganjam district of Odisha, official sources said on Tuesday.