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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.

Poll Code Violation: SEC Recommends Suspension Of College Principal, Salipur SDPO
Poll Code Violation: SEC Recommends Suspension Of College Principal, Salipur SDPO

The State Election Commission on Tuesday recommended the suspension of a college principal, along with a sub-divisional police officer (SDPO), for allegedly violating model code of conduct.

Fraud case in Bhubaneswar
Notorious Conman Held For Over Rs 3 Crore Fraud In Bhubaneswar

Disclosing the modus operandi of the accused, Satpathy said that Prabhakar would initially borrow small amounts (Rs 1 lakh to 2 lakh) and return the money with huge interest within 10 to 15 days. Later, after winning the confidence of the investors, he would take huge sums and then vanish.

Kendrapara Fishermen
Traditional Fishermen In Odisha’s Kendrapara On Brink Of Losing Livelihood

More than 2,000 fishermen of Aul Block in the district depend on Kharasrota and Brahmani rivers, considered the lifelines of the district, for sustenance.

Pothole Filled Road
Pothole Filled Road In Odisha’s Kendrapara Snuffing Out Precious Lives

The road has become dangerous with bikers and pedestrians facing accidents on a regular basis due to the potholes. Many precious lives were lost on this road so far

Kangaroo Court
Kangaroo Court Ostracizes Family In Odisha’s Kendrapara, Dist Administration Steps In

Following the kangaroo court’s decision, the family is now facing social boycott by fellow villagers

Concrete Paddy Yard Scheme Goes Haywire in Odisha’s Kendrapara 
Concrete Paddy Yard Scheme Goes Haywire in Odisha’s Kendrapara 

Concrete paddy drying yards are now being used for storing construction materials, leaving the farmers at their wit’s end. 

Dead Migrant Youth From Kendrapara
Body Of Odia Migrant Worker In Qatar Reaches Bhubaneswar After Jay Panda’s Intervention

26-year-old Sadashiv went to Qatar approximately nine months back to work in a private organisation. On December 25 he reportedly sustained serious injuries in an accident at workplace and later died.

2 Youths Found Dead In Pond In Odisha’s Kendrapara, Police Launch Investigation
2 Youths Found Dead In Pond In Odisha’s Kendrapara, Police Launch Investigation

It was only in the morning that a group of passers-by spotted the bodies floating in the pond and alerted police. The bodies were subsequently fished out with assistance from the Odisha Fire Services personnel.

Disability No Hurdle For Odisha’s Rama Sir In Scripting 6 Decades Of Success For Students
Disability No Hurdle For Odisha’s Rama Sir In Scripting 6 Decades Of Success For Students

Bhol could study only till Class 7 due to financial constraints, but his passion and fondness to teach the tiny tots made him a successful teacher. He started teaching students at the Chatasali when he was just about 14 years old.

Bhitarkanika National Park To Remain Shut From January 2 For Crocodile Census
Bhitarkanika National Park To Remain Shut From January 2 For Crocodile Census

“During this period, the booking of night stays in Bhitarkanika Nature Camps through Ecotour Odisha website will also remain closed.”

Odia Youth's Body Brought Back To Kendrapara From Dubai After Jay Panda's Intervention
Odia Youth's Body Brought Back To Kendrapara From Dubai After Jay Panda's Intervention

On December 23, Narayan's body arrived at the Bhubaneswar airport where arrangements for receiving the body and paying the last respect were made by Panda's office. Later the mortal remain of Narayan was handed over to his family members.

Eggs Thrown At Odisha Minister Pratap Jena’s Convoy In Kendrapara
Eggs Thrown At Odisha Minister Pratap Jena’s Convoy In Kendrapara

Congress not only hurled eggs but also waved black flags at minister’s convoy. The workers shouted “Ptap Jena Down Down” and opposed his visit.

AMNS India's Rs 1.02 lakh crore steel plant gets Odisha govt approval
AMNS India's Rs 1.02 Lakh Crore Steel Plant Gets Odisha Govt Approval

The Odisha government on Friday approved steelmaker AMNS India's proposal to set up a 24 mtpa integrated steel plant in Kendrapara district at an investment of Rs 1.02 lakh crore, officials said.

1971 War Veteran D Mohanty
Vijay Diwas: 1971 War Veteran Capt Mohanty Recounts The V-Day

Mohanty, a resident of Barunadiha Village under Rajkanika block in Kendrapara, vividly remembers the image of the wars and valor of his fellow Indian soldiers who fought against the Pak army,

BJP National VP Baijayant Panda
Jay Panda Attends BJP Key Meet In Kendrapara

A two-day-long district executive meeting cum training session (Prashikshan Sibir) of the saffron party was held in Kendrapara to discuss various issues and lay out strategies for the upcoming civic polls.

Anubhav Mohanty
Opposition Puts Question Mark Over Doctorate Degree Of Anubhav Mohanty, Asks BJD MP To Clear Air

As per the Congress party's allegation, the news could be another fraud by the BJD MP and he should come forward to give clarification on the matter

Cyclone Jawad
Cyclone Jawad: Odisha Minister Directs Collectors To Submit Crop Damage Assessment Report

Though cyclone Jawad which has weakened into a low pressure area ceased to cause any major damage but it triggered extremely heavy to heavy rainfall in several parts of the State, particularly in the coastal and northern parts, damaging standing crops and inundating several low-lying areas.

Cyclone Forecast: Odisha Puts District Collectors On Alert!
Cyclone Forecast: Odisha Puts District Collectors On Alert!

The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has advised the district Collectors to stay on alert mode with necessary manpower and machinery to tackle the exigency following the likely formation of cyclone.

Drowning & Bee Attack Incidents
4 Killed In Separate Drowning & Bee Attack Incidents In Odisha

In Mayurbhanj, a person died after being stung by bees at Kharambeda village under Bisoi Police Station on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Krushna Munda.

Union Minister Bishweswar Tudu Faces Egg Attack From BJD Members In Kendrapara
Union Minister Bishweswar Tudu Faces Egg Attack From BJD Members In Kendrapara

Tudu alleged that the Naveen-led Odisha government has been hijacking all the Centre-sponsored welfare schemes. He said, “The Union Government allocates funds to all the States. Odisha receives money from 41 departments and the officials of the State government use it for the welfare of the people through various developmental schemes.”

Footballer As Daily Wager
Neglect, Poverty Turn This National-level Female Footballer From Kendrapara A Daily Wager

Life has taken a full circle for 25-year-old Sujata Malllick, once a known name in Aul area in Kendrapara district for her prowess in a sport uncommon for her gender, football

Bhitarkanika National Park
Camera Traps In Bhitarkanika To Keep Eye On Wildlife And Poachers

Apart from the home to a rich biodiversity of flora and fauna, the national park is abode to as many as 1,768 saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus), as per the census held in January this year.

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.

Potato Farmers Worried In Odisha's Kendrapara
Seed Worry For Potato Farmers In Odisha’s Kendrapara

As per government data, potatoes are raised in around 1,000 hectares of land in the district every year. This year, potatoes will be grown in only 110 hectares for which the farmers need 15,000 quintal of seeds per hectare.

Kendrapara Municipality Election
Orissa High Court Clears Decks For Kendrapara Municipality Election

Major political parties in the state are excited over the development and have already begun spadework to give tough fights to the opposition in the forthcoming election

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