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.

BJP's Aparajita Sarangi lambasts Odisha Govt during Kendrapara visit 
BJP's Aparajita Sarangi lambasts Odisha Govt during Kendrapara visit 

BJP's Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi demanded that the State government should utilise the Paradip CSR funds for the development of the district and take steps for the establishment of a medical college in the district. 

Theft in temple
Gang involved in Astadhatu idol theft busted, 6 arrested

As per reports, police have arrested six members of the criminal gang and recovered Astadhatu idols worth around Rs 2 to 3 lakhs and electricity wires and other articles worth Rs 50 lakh from their possession.

From labourer to lecturer: Kendrapara lad beats all odds to land his dream job
From labourer to lecturer: Kendrapara lad beats all odds to land his dream job

Pabitra Sahu successfully cleared the recruitment examination conducted by the State Selection Board (SSB) and selected for the post of lecturer in a government college. 

Woman solemnizes widowed daughter-in-law’s marriage with her younger son
Woman solemnizes widowed daughter-in-law’s marriage with her younger son

They tied the nuptial knot at a simple ceremony organized at the village Jagannath temple. Anil put vermillion on his sister-in-law’s head, giving her the recognition of his wife.

Without doctors, hospital in Odisha run by pharmacists
Without doctors, hospital in Odisha run by pharmacists

Despite repeated pleas by the residents, the district administration has allegedly turned a blind eye to the issue.

Weather Updates
IMD’s latest weather updates on dense fog, rain in Odisha districts

As per the IMD’s latest weather bulletin, light rain is likely to occur in several districts from January 17 (tomorrow). Apart from rain, dense fog conditions are also likely to occur at some parts of the state in the next couple of days as well.

Annual bird census begins in Bhitarkanika National Park
Annual bird census begins in Bhitarkanika National Park

The teams have been well equipped with boats, radios (walkie-talkie), binoculars, cameras and GPS scales for the annual counting. 

From Jan 4, Bhitarkanika to be out of bounds for visitors for crocodile census
From Jan 4, Bhitarkanika to be out of bounds for visitors for crocodile census

A team led by expert Sudhakar Kar will conduct headcount of reptiles both day and night. 

ASHA Worker Kabita Behera & Her Husband
Odisha Police names complainant’s husband as accused, terms it as printing mistake

Kabita Behera got the shock of her life when she received the FIR copy from the police where her husband, Bijay Senapati has been named as the prime accused along with her neighbours.

 Odisha Governor gives the gift of sight to these 2 children 
Odisha Governor gives the gift of sight to these 2 children 

Shankar Das, Rajesh Mallick and their respective parents literally don’t have words to thank the Governor for making their lives colourful. 

Drowning Deaths
3 minor boys meet watery grave in Kendrapara

As per initial reports, all the children were taking bath in the pond when the mishap occurred at around 1 pm today.

Speeding van mowed down a home guard
Home guard mowed down during vehicle checking in Kendrapara

The tragic incident happened during vehicle checking by the RTO enforcement squad.

Minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak
BJD targets Centre over non-plying of passenger trains in Kendrapara, BJP retaliates

Delay in the train service has given fodder to the BJD to launch an attack on the central government to which the BJP has bluntly termed as a credit taking strategy by the Odisha government.

Odisha man finds bullet stuck in arm for 5 years, gets it removed 
Odisha man finds bullet stuck in arm for 5 years, gets it removed 

On the fateful night of September 22, 2017, Bichitra was crossing the Rajnagar bridge when the miscreants, who had been hiding near the bridge, opened fire at him and fled from the spot. 

Indian Army Veteran Sulabh Behera
'Do or Die' - This Odisha ex-Army man's call to youth on Vijay Diwas

Meet ex-serviceman, Sulabh Behera from Karlapatna village in Kendrapara, who served the Indian Army as a Signals man from 1956 till retirement in almost all the combat operations and wars since 1961. And his call for today’s youth is ‘do or die’.

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