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.

'MGNREGA Corruption' Sparks Voices Of Dissent In Kendrapada
'MGNREGA Corruption' Sparks Voices Of Dissent In Kendrapara

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.

Slain Gangster Hyder’s Son Awarded Life Term In Kendrapara Bizman Murder Case
Slain Gangster Hyder’s Son Awarded Life Term In Kendrapara Bizman Murder Case 

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. 

Lack Of Basic Amenities, Loss Of Crops Make Lives Miserable In These Odisha Villages
Lack Of Basic Amenities, Loss Of Crops Make Lives Miserable In These Odisha Villages

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.

Kharasrota Drinking Water Project
Kendrapara Drinking Water Project: Odisha Govt’s Lies On IIT Survey Report Busted, Says BJP

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

Cyclonic Storm In Next 12 Hours
Cyclonic Storm In Next 12 Hours, IMD Issues Cyclone Alert For Odisha & Andhra

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.

Crocodile Rescued From Pond In Kendrapara
Watch: Crocodile Rescued From Pond In Odisha’s Kendrapada

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.

No Dignity In Death: Bodies Dumped Without Cremation In Kendrapara
No Dignity In Death: Bodies Dumped Without Cremation In Kendrapara

Unidentified bodies were reportedly found half buried in sand at Kajala Swargadwar cremation ground in Ward No 21 of Kendrapara Municipality. 

Furious Locals Tonsure Head, Blacken Face Of ‘Con’ Woman In Odisha’s Kendrapara
Woman Tonsured, Face-Blackened In Public For 'Cheating', 10 Detained

"The victim tried to pacify them by saying that her husband would send money to her account which they (the women) can distribute among themselves. However, the mob was not in a mood to listen to her and forcefully dragged her. After thrashing her, they shaved off her head, painted her face black and stripped her off."

Odisha Floods: Water Level In Major Rivers Recede, Many Low-Lying Areas Marooned
Odisha Floods: Water Level In Major Rivers Recede, Many Low-Lying Areas Marooned

As per a report received at 6 am today, 6.79 lakh cusec water per second was being discharged at Mundali while the water level has receded to 628.21 feet at Hirakud Dam by 9 am today.

Saturday Night Alert: Low To Medium Flood May Hit Kendrapara, Puri; Says Odisha SRC
Saturday Night Alert: Low To Medium Flood May Hit Kendrapara, Puri; Says Odisha SRC

Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena said the peak flood will pass through Kendrapara and Puri on Saturday evening and night.

NDRF Teams Deployed
4 NDRF Teams Deployed As Odisha Faces Flood Situation

4 NDRF teams, having 25 members each, have been allotted from Mundali centre following a request by the Odisha government

Odisha: 'Crorepati' Anganwadi Worker In Vigilance Net 
Odisha: 'Crorepati' Anganwadi Worker In Vigilance Net 

Simultaneous searches are being carried out by the officers of the anti-corruption agency at six different properties associated with Mathan. The sleuths have raided Mathan's maternal property in Pattamundai as well as her in-laws' house in Jagatsinghpur's Balikuda. 

Tractor, car submerge as heavy rain leaves bhubaneswar flooded
‘Red Warning’: Schools Closed In 12 Districts Of Odisha 

All the schools in Puri, Khordha, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Dhenkanal, Nayagarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Sonepur and Bargarh will remain closed for two days- September 13 and 14.

Low Pressure Area Over BoB Intensifies Into Depression, CWC Issues Advisory
Depression Develops Over Bay Of Bengal, CWC Alerts Odisha As Water Surges In Major Rivers

The Central Water Commission (CWC) has issued advisory for several Odisha districts as major rivers and their tributaries continue to swell due to incessant rain in the basin and upper catchment areas under the influence of the low pressure.

Odisha BJP Brings Serious Allegations Against Kendrapara MLA
Odisha BJP Brings Serious Allegations Against Kendrapara MLA

Das said after the fraud came to light he tried to lodge an FIR at the Kendrapara Town Police around three months back. However, the police refused to register the offence, he alleged. 

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