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.

Olive Ridley turtles’ breeding season sets in; forest dept, environmentalists differ on safety arran
Olive Ridley turtles’ breeding season sets in; forest dept, environmentalists differ on safety arrangements  

These marine creatures generally migrate from the Pacific Ocean to the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary, considering it to be a safer nesting ground. 

Panchayat Samiti member found hanging inside her room in Odisha 
Panchayat Samiti member found hanging inside her room in Odisha 

While no suicide note was found in the room, the police have seized the deceased’s mobile phone which may help them solve the case. 

Brick kiln owner found dead in Kendrapara; ‘Kidnapped’ girl’s body recovered in Puri
Brick kiln owner found dead in Kendrapara; ‘Kidnapped’ girl’s body recovered in Puri

Puri Marine police have disclosed the identity of a girl who has gone missing since Saturday.

Kendrapara firecracker mishap: Man succumbs during treatment, many battling for life; 3 arrested
Kendrapara firecracker mishap: Man succumbs during treatment, many battling for life; 3 arrested

When contacted, SDPO, Jayant Mahapatra informed that there will be many other arrests soon.

Kendrapara firecracker mishap: Chilling video surfaces; Collector says strong action after probe
Kendrapara firecracker mishap: Chilling video surfaces; Collector says strong action after probe

The mishap that occurred last evening during immersion procession of idol of Lord Kartikeswar at Balia bazaar has left many victims including children and women critically injured. 

Fire cracker mishap
Over 40 injured in firecracker mishap in Kendrapara

As per reports, the mishap occurred during a firecracker competition undertaken at the immersion venue at Balia bazaar.

Office Of Udala RWSS Asst Exec Engineer
Odisha RWSS engineer in vigilance net, raids underway in Bhubaneswar

Simultaneous raids were conducted in eight places linked to Panda including Bhubaneswar, Kendrapara and Udala.

Accused can’t access case diary, rules Orissa High Court
Drones to monitor illegal prawn ponds in Odisha wetlands

The districts in which the drones will be deployed are Balasore, Kendrapara, Puri and Ganjam.

BDO's parents receive ration
Simulia BDO’s parents receiving rations under PDS; locals demand probe

As per the allegations, the BDO Abhishek Das’ parents who reside at Matha Sahi of Sahira Panchayat under Aul block in Kendrapara district have been receiving food grains for the last three years. They have been obtaining rice from dealer of a neighbouring village so that residents of his locality would not come to know about it.

Rakesh Patra of Bali Jhari, Pattamundai, Kendrapara
Kendrapara: Woman donates kidney to son, but in vain

Rakesh Patra of Bali Jhari, Pattamundai, Kendrapara who was under treatment for eight months in SCB Medical College lost his life on 12th of October, after a kidney transplantation.

Odisha Female Footballers
Sheer apathy: Footballers from Odisha's soccer hub Aul deprived of watching U-17 Women's WC

These footballers alleged that they were neither given an entry pass nor a ticket provided to them by the administration denying them a stage to learn. Neither the Odisha Sports department nor the district administration has given any attention to their complaints. 

APJ Abdul Kalam
Remembering APJ Abdul Kalam on his birth anniversary: The Missile Man’s Odisha connection

Kalam had spent considerable time in Bhadrak and Balasore districts of Odisha as part of his efforts to launch missiles for the protection of the country.

IMD's Forecast On Cyclonic Circulation
IMD’s latest update on southwest monsoon withdrawal and cyclonic circulation

The southwest monsoon is likely to further withdraw from remaining parts of Gujarat, some parts of Maharashtra and some parts of east India during subsequent two days.

Thunderstorm Warning
IMD predicts thunderstorm and lightning in 15 Odisha districts

The alert has been issued for the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Malkangiri, Koraput, Kandhamal and Rayagada.

Class X girl attempts suicide after she was scolded by teacher
Class X girl attempts suicide after she was scolded by teacher

Earlier in April 2022, a Class 10 girl student committed suicide by jumping from the terrace of the hostel of a school in Sundergarh district after failing to bear the alleged sexual harassment by the headmaster.

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