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.

IMD issues yellow warning for thunderstorm in 12 Odisha districts
IMD issues yellow warning for thunderstorm in 12 Odisha districts

As per IMD, people in Odisha will get relief from the scorching heat conditions in view of the rain and thunderstorm activities.

Kangaroo court: Dalit Family 'tortured' for not giving donation for puja in Kendrapara
Kangaroo court: Dalit Family 'tortured' for not giving donation for puja in Kendrapara

One of the family members was even subjected to a punishment of rubbing his nose in his spit in full public view.

Rise of machines renders MGNREGA labourers jobless in Odisha's Kendrapara
Rise of machines renders MGNREGA labourers jobless in Odisha's Kendrapara

A recent report suggests that even though Rs 5 lakh has been sanctioned under MGNREGA for the development of play ground of the girl’s high school in the panchayat, the contractor is reportedly carrying out the work using machines.

Boat Stuck In Luna River In Kendrapara
Vessel Carrying Heavy Machinery Stuck In Shallow Waters In Kendrapara

A chartered vessel carrying heavy machinery has come to a standstill in the shallow waters of Luna river near Badapalagad under Kendrapara’s Marshaghai block. The stuck vessel has however raised curiosity among the local residents.

BJD Has Hijacked Projects
BJD Has Hijacked Projects Set Up With MPLAD Funds In Kendrapara, Says BJP

As per the accusation by the saffron party, though the level of the groundwater has declined to a great extent in Kendrapara and the people are facing an acute drinking water crisis, the district administration has turned a blind eye to their ordeal

Armed Dacoity In Kendrapara; 4 Family Members Injured, Villagers Overpower 2 Robbers
Armed Dacoity In Kendrapara; 4 Family Members Injured, Villagers Overpower 2 Robbers

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.

Man Carries Body Of 6-YO Daughter On Bike From Hospital In Kendrapara
Man Carries Body Of 6-YO Daughter On Bike From Hospital In Kendrapara

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.

Bhitarkanika Gets Eco-Friendly Boat To Ferry Tourists
Bhitarkanika Gets Eco-Friendly Boat To Ferry Tourists

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.

3 Students Critical After Radiator Of School Van Explodes In Odisha’s Kendrapada
3 Students Critical After Radiator Of School Van Explodes In Odisha’s Kendrapada

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.

Pattamundai Block Chairman & Supporters Sit On Dharna
Pattamundai Block Chairman Threatened On Gun Point By Rival Group

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.

 Man Gets 20 Years Jail Term For Raping Minor Girl In Cuttack  A special fast track court on Saturda
Man Gets 20 Years Jail Term For Raping Minor Girl In Cuttack

The court also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on the accused, identified as Tofan Kumar Jena, for the crime

Uncle Killed Trying To Save Niece In Kendrapara, Accused In Custody
Man Killed While Saving Niece From Kidnapping In Kendrapara

The abductors launched a murderous attack on Bichitrananda when he tried to save his niece from their clutches.

Ukraine Returnee Odisha Student
Ukraine Returnee Odisha Student Narrates Horrors Of Escaping War Zone

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.

Government UG Panchubarahi High School in Kendrapara
10 Years On, High School In Odisha Has No Teachers

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.

Odisha’s Ukraine-returned Students Stare At Uncertain Future; IMA, NMC Give Ray Of Hope   
Odisha’s Ukraine-returned Students Stare At Uncertain Future; IMA, NMC Give Ray Of Hope  

The happiness of union with their families following their safe evacuation from the war-zone has now been replaced with despair. 

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