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.
On hearing the gunshot, local residents rushed to the spot and managed to nab two robbers while the four others decamped with the looted valuables and cash. One pistol and two motorcycles have been seized from the spot.
As informed by the father of the deceased, he was asked by the hospital staff after the post-mortem to take the body home without any detailed information for which he opted to carry the body in the two-wheeler.
The pollution-free state-of-the-art boat, was procured at the cost of Rs 23 lakh. It can carry eight people, according to the official.
When asked, the Block Education Officer said that Transport and Police officials will be asked to conduct a probe into the incident and find out the fitness, ownership and other details of the vehicle.
The newly elected Block Chairman of Pattamundai Panchayat Samiti in Kendrapara district lodged a complaint at the Chaudakulat Police outpost on Tuesday alleging that the sons of his rival candidate, who lost the election, took him at gunpoint and threatened to kill him.
The court also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on the accused, identified as Tofan Kumar Jena, for the crime
The abductors launched a murderous attack on Bichitrananda when he tried to save his niece from their clutches.
Indian citizens, including students, who managed to escape certain death by fleeing from the war-ravaged cities of Ukraine, which have become graveyards, thank the government and their stars on reaching home.
As many as eight batches of Class 10 of the high school have appeared board examination but the local education department has not bothered to appoint a single teacher on a regular basis till date.
The happiness of union with their families following their safe evacuation from the war-zone has now been replaced with despair.
Sources said three armed miscreants barged into the couple’s house on Saturday afternoon and started firing at them causing Mishra’s death on the spot.
Palpable tension prevailed in Sana Adanga under Patakura Police limits in Kendrapara district after a Sarpanch candidate was allegedly attacked by miscreants late on Monday night.
As per reports, some police officers were beaten up by irate villagers at Rajnagar in Kendrapara district following tension at a polling booth this morning.
Ajit Biswal of Khadipal village under Pattamundai block in Kendrapara district had gone to Dubai. He worked as a plumber with a company in the Gulf Sheikhdom.
After consuming the drink, which was actually spiked with sedative, Parida said he became unconscious. Following this, the miscreants allegedly gave him a thrashing before they took away Rs 75,000 and other belongings from him.