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.

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.