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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 Woman Who Lost Husband To Covid-19 Donates Rs 40L Society’s Money 
Odisha Woman Who Lost Husband To Covid-19 Donates Rs 40L Society’s Money 

Then State came to know her plight when her distress requests for generous donations to save her Covid-19 positive husband made headlines. Abhisekh had tested positive for the infection just eight days after their marriage. 

Woman Dumps Husband After Finding Him HIV Positive
Woman Dumps Husband After Finding Him HIV Positive In Odisha’s Bhadrak

On the other hand, the woman alleged that her in-laws and husband used to physically harass her and since she was unable to bear the trauma anymore, she decided to leave the family.

Road Blockade In Bhadrak
Tension In Bhadrak After Youth Meets With Accident During Mask Enforcement Drive

Tension flared up on Friday evening at Bhadrak town when a young man was left with a broken leg after a two-wheeler hit him during a mask checking drive by the Police.

Protest Over Irregularities In Admission At Bhadrak Autonomous College Intensifies
Protest Over Irregularities In Admission At Bhadrak Autonomous College Intensifies

“The Principal of the college has been directed to verify the certificated following which further action will be taken as per law in this regard,” said Trilochan Majhi, Bhadrak district collector.

'Fake Disability Certificate Racket': BJP Alleges Education System Controlled By BJD Middlemen
'Fake Disability Certificate Racket': BJP Alleges Education System Controlled By BJD Middlemen

Tension erupted in Bhadrak Autonomous College after information in response to an RTI query revealed that students with 40 percent mark are getting admission, by producing false person with disabilities (PWD) certificate.

BJP Workers Held
8 BJP Workers Held In Odisha’s Bhadrak For Scuffle With Police Over OBC Reservation

The arrests were made on the basis of the footage captured on the CCTV camera installed at the Collectorate. Further investigation into the case is underway

Meet The ‘Gau Rakshak’ From Odisha’s Bhadrak Who Has Treated Over 1000 Cattle So Far
Meet The ‘Gau Rakshak’ From Odisha’s Bhadrak Who Has Treated Over 1000 Cattle So Far

A graduate in Arts, Nayak has been treating ailing stray cattle since the last 10 years and his selfless love for animals has earned him praise from all quarters in the locality.

OBC Reservation In Odisha Panchayat Polls: BJP Workers Scuffle With Police In Bhadrak
OBC Reservation In Odisha Panchayat Polls: BJP Workers Scuffle With Police In Bhadrak

It may be noted here that a political slugfest has erupted ever since the draft reservation list was released by the State government without making any provision for the reservation of seats for OBC lass candidates in the upcoming Panchayat elections.

Basudevpur CHC
84-Year-Old Patient Administered 'Wrong' Injection At Odisha Hospital, Kin Alleges Negligence

"Only distilled water was administered to my father and they kept the injection," claim patient's family.

4 Killed In Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha
4 Killed In Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Demanding compensation for the kin of the deceased, the aggrieved people staged a blockade on the road connecting places such as G.Udaygiri, Tikabali, Raikia and Sarangad from Paburia by keeping the dead body of the deceased.

Cyclone ‘Jawad’, Unseasonal Rain: Double Whammy For Farmers In Odisha
Cyclone ‘Jawad’, Unseasonal Rain: Double Whammy For Farmers In Odisha

As if the devastation caused to the paddy and vegetable crops by cyclone ‘Jawad’ induced heavy rain was not enough, the recent two-day-long downpour triggered by a trap-line has dealt a severe blow to the farmers in the State. 

Odisha Vigilance Catches Works Dept Class-IV Employee Red Handed With Rs 1 L Bribe
Odisha Vigilance Catches Works Dept Class-IV Employee Red Handed With Rs 1 L Bribe

A Class-IV employee of the Works department in Balasore was caught red handed by the Vigilance sleuths while accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh on Friday.  He was subsequently put under arrest.

Cyclone ‘Jawad’: Farmers In Bhadrak, Puri Districts Stare At Huge Crop Loss Prospects
Cyclone ‘Jawad’: Farmers In Bhadrak, Puri Districts Stare At Huge Crop Loss Prospects

Farmers are going to bear the brunt of approaching cyclone Jawad as they are yet to shift their harvested paddy to safety.

Loot From Bhadrak ATM
29 Lakh Loot From ATM: 2 Criminals Nabbed After Encounter With Police In Bhadrak

Earlier on November 26, six miscreants on two motorcycles came to the ATM near the Laxmi Narayan temple in Charampa area and threatened the employees of a cash agency while they were busy in loading cash in the kiosk. They later filled a bag with the notes and fled the spot with around Rs 29 lakh on their motorbikes. 

Khushi Yojana
No 'Khushi' For Bhadrak Girls As Menstrual Hygiene Scheme Falls Flat

The State Government had identified the Government Girls High School at Basudevpur as the nodal centre to store the sanitary pads from where it was scheduled to be distributed across 165 schools and seven high schools of the block. However, the sanitary pads have been lying undistributed at the nodal centre over the last one year.

Loot From ATM Kiosk
Watch: Rs 29 Lakh Cash Loot From ATM Kiosk In Odisha’s Bhadrak Caught On Camera

The Bhadrak police have obtained the CCTV footage and launched a hunt for the robbers whose identification process is on

Deprive Of Old Age Pension, 92-YO Man ‘Forced’ To Visit Bank On Trolley
Deprive Of Old Age Pension, 92-YO Man ‘Forced’ To Visit Bank On Trolley For KYC Updation

'The government should look into the matter so that these people in their old age won't suffer at least by banks'

Food Security Mission For Whom: 75-YO Odisha Woman Fails To Get Grains For Loss Of Thumbprint
Food Security Mission For Whom: 75-YO Odisha Woman Fails To Get Grains For Loss Of Thumbprint

Due to old age issues, the print of her thumb has mostly lost its sharpness making her unable to obtain an Aadhaar Card. However, since Aadhaar Card linking with the ration card is mandatory as per protocols, she is unable to obtain her share of the ration. 

Kharasrota Mega Drinking Water Project Lands In New Row
Kharasrota Mega Drinking Water Project Lands In New Row 

The information given by the office of Kendrapara collector in response to an RTI application stated that land acquisition for the mega drinking water project on Kharasrota River has not been carried out yet.

Bhadrak Police Encounter: Notorious Criminal Bapi Critical, 3 Cops Injured
Bhadrak Police Encounter: Notorious Criminal Bapi Critical, 3 Cops Injured

As per reports, three police personnel, including the Inspector-in-charge of Bhadrak Rural Police Station, have also sustained injuries in the encounter. They are stated to be stable.

Chakada Pest Menace
Chakada Pest Menace Rings Alarm Bells For Bhadrak Farmers

The prevalence of ‘Chakada’ worms, also known as Brown Plant Hoppers have assumed alarming proportions in acres of land in Banta and Balasore blocks of the district

CRPF Job Fraud
Police Arrest Two Men Over 'CRPF Job Fraud' In Odisha’s Bhadrak

The arrested accused identified as Karunakar Rout from Belada village and Kishan Nayak from Badhagadia village in the district have been forwarded to the Court

Son Of Trolley Rickshaw Puller In Odisha’s Bhadrak Cracks NEET
Son Of Trolley Rickshaw Puller In Odisha’s Bhadrak Cracks NEET

Mursid’s success despite poverty and hardships is nevertheless a huge inspiration for other students residing in this humble neighbourhood

Brown Sugar Seized In Bhadrak
Bhadrak Arrives On Brown Sugar Map: Odisha Police Seize 1.3 Kg Brown Sugar In 96-Hrs 

The Bhadrak police on Tuesday had again seized over 1kg brown sugar having a market value of Rs 1.3 cr. The police have arrested two persons in the matter.

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