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Bhadrak is a city of Odisha state in eastern India. It came into existence on 1 April 1993. According to legend, the city derives its name from the Goddess Bhadrakali whose temple is on the banks of the Salandi River. Dhamra, one of the deep draft ports of India which can accommodate super cape-size vessels is situated in Bhadrak. Bhadrak is also famous for Palua Ladu, special kind of sweet.

Odisha Floods: Water Level In Major Rivers Recede, Many Low-Lying Areas Marooned
Odisha Floods: Water Level In Major Rivers Recede, Many Low-Lying Areas Marooned

As per a report received at 6 am today, 6.79 lakh cusec water per second was being discharged at Mundali while the water level has receded to 628.21 feet at Hirakud Dam by 9 am today.

Saturday Night Alert: Low To Medium Flood May Hit Kendrapara, Puri; Says Odisha SRC
Saturday Night Alert: Low To Medium Flood May Hit Kendrapara, Puri; Says Odisha SRC

Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena said the peak flood will pass through Kendrapara and Puri on Saturday evening and night.

NDRF Teams Deployed
4 NDRF Teams Deployed As Odisha Faces Flood Situation

4 NDRF teams, having 25 members each, have been allotted from Mundali centre following a request by the Odisha government

Three Inspiring Success Stories From Odisha
Who Dares Wins: Three Inspiring Success Stories From Wide Corners Of Odisha  

He left his lucrative job as an engineer and decided to soil hands in the fields. Today he is an inspiration for many. This is the story of Ujwala Dehury, a B Tech engineer from Khatakhatia village in Kantamal block of Boudh who is scripting success in areas where his ilks dare not try. 

Odisha's Abhishek Mohapatra Dies After 3-Month-Long ECMO Treatment In Kolkata
Odisha's Abhishek Mohapatra Dies After 3-Month-Long ECMO Treatment In Kolkata

Despite undergoing ECMO treatment in Kolkata for around three months, critical Covid-19 patient Abhishek Mohapatra from Bhadrak passed away

Defunct Lift Irrigation Points Compound Miseries Of Farmers In Odisha
Defunct Lift Irrigation Points Compound Miseries Of Farmers In Odisha

Though the concerned department in Bhadrak claims that only 35 out of the total 227 lift irrigation points are defunct, farmers allege that most of such points have become out of order.

Love For Wings And Paws: Two Animal Lovers From Odisha Show Way For Many
Love For Wings And Paws: Two Animal Lovers From Odisha Show Way For Many

Whenever Mochiram Nayak, a daily wage labourer, walks or drives down the lanes of Harijansahi, an entire clan of dogs follows him.

Girl Student Returning From Tuition Classes Abducted In Bhadrak, Police Clueless
Girl Student Returning From Tuition Classes Abducted In Bhadrak, Police Clueless

Sources said the assailants abducted the girl, identified as Madhusmita Panda, daughter of Gaurahari Panda of Ugratara village on August 19 when she was returning home after attending tuition classes.

Heavy Rain In Odisha Till Aug 29; IMD Alert For Thunderstorm, Lightning In Next 24 Hrs
Heavy Rain In Odisha Till Aug 29; IMD Alert For Thunderstorm, Lightning In Next 24 Hrs

The alert has been issued for the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati,Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Angul, Dhenkanal, Boudh, Kandhamal and Rayagada.

Odisha Women Villagers Build Anganwadi With Own Money
Mothers Build Anganwadi For Kids With Own Money In Odisha

Who better can set a true example of the Atmanirbharata than mothers. Yes, women residents of Balichaturi village in Tihidi block of Bhadrak district have exemplified the true spirit of self-reliance by establishing a long-unfulfilled dream of an anganwadi in the area that too with their own money and labour.

Religious Institutions Reopen In Bhubaneswar and Bhadrak
Religious Institutions Reopen In Bhubaneswar And Bhadrak

Lingaraj Temple and ISKCON Temple in the City will open their doors for devotees from September 1.

Odisha BJP Threatens Protest Over Proposal To Shift Bhadrak Wildlife Division Office
Odisha BJP Threatens Protest Over Proposal To Shift Bhadrak Wildlife Division Office

This is a conspiracy by the State government. The government should refrain from misleading people and practicing cheap politics, said BJP leader Manmohan Samal.

Engineer Turned Farmer
Odisha: Engineer-Turned Farmer Scripts Success Story Through Innovation

Engineer by profession, Udyanath Kar from Silandi village under Bonth block of Bhadrak district has scripted his success story by applying science and marketing skills to farming

Dead-body
4 Killed, 2 Injured In Two Separate Mishaps In Odisha

In Bhadrak, two bike-borne youths were killed and one critically injured after a truck hit their bike from behind on NH 16 near Rahanja Chhak under the Rural police station jurisdiction.

Four Police Personnel Including Woman Constable Beaten Up By Mob In Bhadrak
Mob Attack On Police In Bhadrak, 6 Arrested

Six persons have been arrested in connection with the attack on the police team.

medical negligence by Dhamnagar CHC
Woman Serious After ‘Faulty’ Family Planning Operation In Odisha’s Bhadrak

The family members of Kshyatee alleged that her condition has not improved as yet and she is in severe pain.

Awas Irregularities
People Facing Police Excess For Raising Awas Scam: Odisha BJP

The Odisha Unit of BJP today alleged that BJD supporters are allotted pucca houses under Awas scheme while real beneficiaries are deprived of the scheme

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Heavy Rain Forecast: 14 Districts Of Odisha Put On Alert Today

Several low-lying areas are likely to get waterlogged due to the heavy rain induced by low-pressure over the Bay of Bengal

Scanty rain
Truant Monsoon Leaves Odisha Farmers In Despair

As per the weather department data, as many as 19 districts in the State are facing deficient rainfall out of which six are going through a grim situation after recording less than 40 per cent rain so far this season.

Covid cases
Odisha Sees Record Dip In Single-Day Covid Cases, Deaths Surge

Odisha on Tuesday witnessed a fall in the single day Covid 19 cases with 2,487 new infections even as daily fatalities showed no sign of abatement with 51 infected persons succumbing to the virus in last 24 hours.

OTV Impact
OTV Impact: Individuals, Institutions Extend Helping Hand To Covid Victim’s Family In Bhadrak

Individuals and organisations across Odisha extended their helping hands to support the poor family of a Covid victim from Bhadrak after their ordeal was aired on OTV

Covid testing
Covid-19: Odisha Sees 46 Deaths, Over 3K New Cases

Odisha reported 46 fatalities due to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours taking the virus toll to 4,109 even as 3,222 people tested positive for the virus during the period pushing the cumulative positive tally to 91,6109 in the State.

Odisha Govt Orders Streamlining Covid Testing Process In State
Odisha's Daily Covid Tally Drops To 2,640, New Fatalities 40

The vacillating trend of the daily Covid cases in Odisha for the past several days saw a big drop on Tuesday with the State recording 2,640 positives, its record low in over last two months. The new cases have taken the State's cumulative virus count tally to 9,06,429.

ASHA Passes Matric
Age No Bar: 57-Year-Old Odisha ASHA Passes Class 10

A 57-year-old ASHA's (Accredited Social Health Activist's) joy knew no bound when she finally passed the annual matriculation examination in Odisha this year after repeated failures in her previous attempts.

Self Immolation
Irrigation Dept Employee Attempts Self Immolation Over Non-Payment Of Salary For 5 Years

A contractual employee with the Irrigation Department in Odisha allegedly attempted self immolation in front of the Assistant Engineer’s Office at Basudevpur in the district on Saturday over non-payment of salary for 60 months