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.

Neurological Disease Cripples 3 Sisters of a Poor Family

Three young girls, all siblings from a poor family here, have been afflicted with a rare genetic and neurological disease. The girls aged 22, 20, and 18 respectively wear an emaciated look with paralysed lower limbs.

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Odisha: Fully-Vaccinated ASHA Worker Succumbs To COVID In Kendrapara

The ASHA worker was engaged in the door-to-door survey in connection with Covid containment duty.

Covid testing
Covid-19: Odisha Sees 46 Deaths, Over 3K New Cases

Odisha reported 46 fatalities due to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours taking the virus toll to 4,109 even as 3,222 people tested positive for the virus during the period pushing the cumulative positive tally to 91,6109 in the State.

Woman Assaulted
Odisha: Woman In Kendrapara Village Stripped Naked And Assaulted, Video Goes Viral

Kendrapara: Tension gripped Kora village under the Nikirai police station in the district on Saturday after some villagers allegedly stripped a woman naked and brutally assaulted her following a dispute with her neighbours. A video of the barbaric attack which was captured in a mobile phone by some villagers has gone viral on the social […]

Kendrapara Baladevjew Rath Yatra
Kendrapara Baladevjew Rath Yatra Plea Reaches Supreme Court

Just two weeks before the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath begins in Puri, the rising demands for conduct of the annual festival of Siddha Baladevjew in Kendrapara has now reached the doors of the Supreme Court of India.

Baladevjew Temple
Snana Yatra: Section 144 Clamped Around Baladevjew Temple 

In a bid to prevent congregation of devotees in and around the Baladevjew temple, the Kendrapara district administration has imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC for the smooth conduct of SnanaYatra (divine bathing rituals of the holy trinity) today. 

Land Grabbing
STF Arrests Two Aides Of Gangster Tito In Land Grabbing Case

The Special Task Force of Odisha Crime Branch arrested two associates of notorious gangster Tito alias Seikh Usman Ali in connection with a land grabbing case registered in 2018.

Moments After Seeking Help For Treatment, Woman Losses Husband To Covid In Kendrapara
Moments After Seeking Help For Treatment, Woman Losses Husband To Covid In Kendrapara

When the family members were narrating their ordeal to OTV and seeking help for the treatment, the news of Nayak's death reached the family, leaving them stunned, devastated and broken.

Kendrapara Rath Yatra Case In Orissa High Court
Kendrapara Baladevjew Rath Yatra Demand Reaches Orissa High Court

A petition has been filed in the Orissa High Court seeking permission for conducting the famous Rath Yatra of Sidhha Baladevjew in Kendrapara in the lines of the festival at Puri Shree Jagannath Temple.

Baladevjew Rath Yatra At Tulasi Kshetra
BJP Urges Govt To Permit Baladevjew Rath Yatra At Tulasi Kshetra

The Kendrapara district unit of BJP on Friday requested Odisha government and the Centre to take necessary steps to allow the conduct of the upcoming Rath Yatra dedicated to the Siddha Baladevjew in Kendrapara in the lines of the organisation of the festival at Puri Srimandir.

Heavy Rainfall In Odisha
Low Pressure Forms Over Bay of Bengal, Odisha Set To Witness Heavy Rains

A Low Pressure area has formed over Northwest Bay of Bengal & adjoining Odisha is most likely to trigger torrential rain in most parts of the State from today. The weather condition would continue till June 14, according to a forecast by the IMD.

Covid cases
Covid-19: Odisha Sees 44 Deaths & 6,097 New Positives

Odisha recorded 6,097 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday. With this, the positive tally in the State surged to 8,37,226, the State I&PR Department informed

Kendrapara MP's Aide Accused Of Attacking Aul Village Residents
Kendrapara MP's Aide Accused Of Attacking Aul Village Residents

One Maheswar Senapati and his two sons from Mulasahi village were allegedly attacked by some miscreants repeatedly on Sunday and Monday.

Pratap Sarangi
Odisha Govt Taking Casual Approach In Post-Cyclone Rehabilitation: Pratap Sarangi

Union Minister Pratap Sarangi today came down heavily on Odisha government for allegedly sitting silent after evacuating people during cyclone ‘Yaas’ that had hit the coast in north Odisha on May 26 leaving a trail of destruction.

Cyclone Yaas
Central Team Starts ‘Yaas’ Damage Assessment In Odisha

An Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) which reached Odisha on Sunday began field trips to the affected areas today to conduct an on-the-spot assessment of damages caused by cyclone ‘Yaas’.