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.

Cyclone Forecast: Odisha Puts District Collectors On Alert!
Cyclone Forecast: Odisha Puts District Collectors On Alert!

The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has advised the district Collectors to stay on alert mode with necessary manpower and machinery to tackle the exigency following the likely formation of cyclone.

Drowning & Bee Attack Incidents
4 Killed In Separate Drowning & Bee Attack Incidents In Odisha

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.

Union Minister Bishweswar Tudu Faces Egg Attack From BJD Members In Kendrapara
Union Minister Bishweswar Tudu Faces Egg Attack From BJD Members In Kendrapara

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.”

Footballer As Daily Wager
Neglect, Poverty Turn This National-level Female Footballer From Kendrapara A Daily Wager

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

Bhitarkanika National Park
Camera Traps In Bhitarkanika To Keep Eye On Wildlife And Poachers

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.

Kharasrota Mega Drinking Water Project Lands In New Row
Kharasrota Mega Drinking Water Project Lands In New Row 

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.

Potato Farmers Worried In Odisha's Kendrapara
Seed Worry For Potato Farmers In Odisha’s Kendrapara

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.

Kendrapara Municipality Election
Orissa High Court Clears Decks For Kendrapara Municipality Election

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

Diwali Mishap In Odisha
Diwali Mishap: 2 Killed, 3 Injured In Firecracker Explosions In Odisha

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.

crocodile-at-bhitarkanika
Human-Crocodile Conflict: 26 Lives Lost In 12 Years In Odisha’s Kendrapara

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.

Odisha Readies For Buffer Nesting Of Olive Ridleys, Imposes 7 Months Fishing Ban
Odisha Gears Up For Buffer Nesting Of Olive Ridleys, Clamps 7 Month Ban On Fishing

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.

India's Mighty T-55 Battle Tank Now A Showpiece In Odisha College
India's Mighty T-55 Battle Tank Now A Showpiece In Odisha College

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.

2 Sarapanchs Among 4 Held For Assault Of Teenager, Father In Kangaroo Court
2 Sarapanchs Among 4 Held For Assault Of Teenager, Father In Kangaroo Court 

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.  

Heavy Rain To Lash 4 Odisha Districts In 24 Hours; IMD Issues Thunderstorm, Lightning Alert
Heavy Rain To Lash 4 Odisha Districts In 24 Hours; IMD Issues Thunderstorm, Lightning Alert

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.

Eco Retreat
Odisha To Organise Maiden Eco Retreat Fest At Virgin Pentha Beach

Last year, the department had organized a three month-long eco-retreat festival at Nalitapatia village, close to the Bhitarkanika national park.

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