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News from Kendrapara. Odisha

In 1st April, 1993 Kendrapara District was created form the mother District Cuttack. The District covers an area of 2, 644 sq km. It has the second largest mangrove ecosystem in the country and home to saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) the largest Indian Lizard at Bhitarkanika National Park. It the Batighar, the first lighthouse installed in eastern coast of India. Rasabali is the famous delicious dessert of kendrapada district.

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

Odisha: 'Crorepati' Anganwadi Worker In Vigilance Net 
Odisha: 'Crorepati' Anganwadi Worker In Vigilance Net 

Simultaneous searches are being carried out by the officers of the anti-corruption agency at six different properties associated with Mathan. The sleuths have raided Mathan's maternal property in Pattamundai as well as her in-laws' house in Jagatsinghpur's Balikuda. 

Tractor, car submerge as heavy rain leaves bhubaneswar flooded
‘Red Warning’: Schools Closed In 12 Districts Of Odisha 

All the schools in Puri, Khordha, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Dhenkanal, Nayagarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Sonepur and Bargarh will remain closed for two days- September 13 and 14.

Low Pressure Area Over BoB Intensifies Into Depression, CWC Issues Advisory
Depression Develops Over Bay Of Bengal, CWC Alerts Odisha As Water Surges In Major Rivers

The Central Water Commission (CWC) has issued advisory for several Odisha districts as major rivers and their tributaries continue to swell due to incessant rain in the basin and upper catchment areas under the influence of the low pressure.

Odisha BJP Brings Serious Allegations Against Kendrapara MLA
Odisha BJP Brings Serious Allegations Against Kendrapara MLA

Das said after the fraud came to light he tried to lodge an FIR at the Kendrapara Town Police around three months back. However, the police refused to register the offence, he alleged. 

Bhitarkanika
Bhitarkanika Monsoon Bird Count Over 1.08 Lakh, Up By 11 Per Cent

Maximum number of birds were witnessed at three locations, Matha Dia, Laxmiprasad Dia and Durga Prasad Dia.

Hundreds Of BJD, Congress Workers Join BJP In Kendrapada
Odisha Panchayat Poll Countdown: Hundreds Of BJD, Congress Workers Join BJP In Kendrapada

Former 4-time Kendrapada MP and BJP National VP Baijayant Panda lambasted at the State government over the proposed mega drinking water project at Bharigada in Rajkanika.

Kharasrota Drinking Water Project Anti-People, Executed Without Public Hearing: Jay Panda
Kharasrota Drinking Water Project Anti-People, Executed Without Public Hearing: Jay Panda

Termed Kharasrota mega drinking water project as ‘anti-people’, BJP National Vice-President Baijayant Panda on Tuesday said the Odisha government has started the project without holding public hearing.

CPI (M)
Diversion Of Kharasrota River Is A Well-Hatched Conspiracy To Serve Interest Of Industrial Houses: CPI(M)

The Rs 892 crore Buxi Jagabandhu Assured Water Supply to Habitations (BASUDHA) water project had evoked angry protests across Kendrapara district since past fortnight after it came to the light that the Kharasrota river water will be diverted to Bhadrak

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.

No Bed At Cuttack SCB, Kharasrota Banchaon Andolan Activist Found Abandoned Under Tree
No Bed At Cuttack SCB, Kharasrota Banchaon Andolan Activist Found Abandoned Under Tree

On August 10, Nayak had proceeded on a hunger strike opposing the diversion of water from Kharasrota River to neighbouring Bhadrak.

Environmentalist Rajendra Singh
Noted Environmentalist Rajendra Singh Joins Kharasrota Banchao Movement, Protestors Get Shot In Arm

Eminent environmentalist Dr Rajendra Singh on Tuesday reached Bhubaneswar to join the Kharasrota Sangram Samiti in their quest to seize the work of controversial drinking water project in Kendrapara

Kharasrota Project Protesters Framed Under False Charges, Alleges Congress
Kharasrota Project Protesters Framed Under False Charges, Alleges Congress

Congress party on Monday alleging that wrong charges were framed against those arrested for opposing Kharasrota mega drinking water project in Kendrapara district. 

Bird Census Begins In Bhitarkanika
Monsoon Avian Census In Bhitarkanika From Today

The seasonal bird count at Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district has begun today. The annual headcount of the avian species which is carried out during the monsoon season every year will continue for a week.

Odisha Youth Working In US Military Camp Recounts Taliban Horror In Crisis-Torn Afghanistan
Odisha Youth Working In US Military Camp Recounts Taliban Horror In Crisis-Torn Afghanistan

On Wednesday OTV caught up with one of the returnees, Manoranjan Sahoo, who worked as a Property Specialist at one of the US army's base camps in Bagram, in the Parwan Province of Afghanistan. The place is about 25 kilometers north of Kabul, the capital city of Afghanistan. 

BJP Team Visits Kharasrota Drinking Water Project
Kharasrota Drinking Water Project: BJP Delegation Visits Site, Demands Immediate Cease Work

As the protest by the Kharasrota Sangram Samiti members reached Day-3 at the mega drinking water project site at Bharigada in Kendrapara, a BJP team visited the project site on Tuesday

Kharasrota Drinking Water Project: Works Begin Amid Tight Security
Kharasrota Drinking Water Project: Works Begin Amid Tight Security

The district administration of Kendrapara on Saturday began execution of the drinking water project on Kharasrota river amid tight security.

Kharashrota Water Project
Kharashrota Water Project Protests: 24 Held For Violating Section 144, Damaging Public Property

As many as 24 people were arrested on charges of causing widespread damage to public property during a violent protest against Kendrapara district administration over the proposed drinking water project on Kharasrota river

Protestors Clash With Police
Protestors Clash With Police Over Proposed Mega Drinking Water Project In Kendrapara

Protestors clashed with the police in Kendrapara while they were holding a rally to protest against the proposed drinking water project on Kharasrota river

Protest Intensifies Over Proposed Mega Drinking Water Project In Kendrapara
Protest Intensifies Over Proposed Mega Drinking Water Project In Kendrapara

The proposed drinking water project is supposed to be implemented by drawing water from the Kharasrota river. The KBSS has been opposing the mega drinking water project for the last two years.

Section 144 Clamped For 2 Months As Locals Up The Ante Against Drinking Water Project In Kendrapara
Section 144 Clamped For 2 Months As Locals Up The Ante Against Drinking Water Project In Kendrapara

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC has been clamped in three panchayats of Kendrapara district for a period of two months to expedite the works of a mega drinking water project in Kendrapara district. 

CROCODILE
Crocodile Drags Man Into Brahmani River In Kendrapara

Basant Parida of Srirampur village near Pattamundai had gone to the river for a wash while the incident took place