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.
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.”
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
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.
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.
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.
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
At least two people were killed while two others suffered critical burn injuries in firecracker explosion mishaps at separate places of Odisha on the occasion of Diwali.
Though the State Government offers compensation of Rs 4 lakh for death in crocodile attack while Rs 1 lakh for people who sustained grievous injuries in the attack, locals have however alleged that the forest department is not giving any compensation if the attack happens inside the territories of the Bhitarkanika National Park.
The State Minister For Fisheries and Animal Resource Development, Arun Sahu inaugurated a mobile application on Oct 29 called ‘Fisher Friend’ which can be used by fishermen while carrying out operations in the sea. The app will warn fishermen when they go too close to prohibited areas.
Do you have plans to visit Kendrapara, if yes, then now you can catch glimpse of glorious history of India’s military might in Kendrapara Autonomous College. A T-55 battle tank that was used by Indian Army in the Bangladesh liberation war now rests on the college campus as a war trophy.
The arrests were made after a disturbing video of the merciless thrashing of the father-son duo on charge of theft of cash around Rs 2 lakh went viral on the social media, triggering massive outrage in the locality.
Thunderstorm with lightning is also likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati,Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj in the next 24 hours.
Last year, the department had organized a three month-long eco-retreat festival at Nalitapatia village, close to the Bhitarkanika national park.
As per reports, a development project for a local park near government girl's high school in the panchayat was earmarked with a budgetary allocation of Rs 16, 02, 806, surprisingly the land allocated for the project is now home to wild bushes and some trees but there is no sign of any park.
District and sessions judge Gopal Chandra Behera found Munna guilty of murder of Shahnawaz Khan, a fertiliser businessman from Aul area in Kendrapara district in 2013.
Adding to their woes, standing paddy crops in several hectares of agricultural land in the Derabish block of Kendrapara district have remained submerged in waist-deep water for the last few days due to poor drainage system in the region.
BJP on Monday targeted the Odisha government alleging that there was no eco-impact survey conducted by the IIT Hyderabad which had been cited by the Kendrapara district administration to get a go-ahead for the Bharigada drinking water project in Kendrapara
The IMD said that heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Bhadrak, Kendrapada, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh and Ganjam between 8 am of September 25 and 8 am of September 26.
As per sources, some locals of the village were surprised to find the massive reptile in a pond while taking bath. The panicked residents immediately sought the help of the Forest department for capturing the croc.