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.

Protest Intensifies Over Proposed Mega Drinking Water Project In Kendrapara
Protest Intensifies Over Proposed Mega Drinking Water Project In Kendrapara

The proposed drinking water project is supposed to be implemented by drawing water from the Kharasrota river. The KBSS has been opposing the mega drinking water project for the last two years.

Section 144 Clamped For 2 Months As Locals Up The Ante Against Drinking Water Project In Kendrapara
Section 144 Clamped For 2 Months As Locals Up The Ante Against Drinking Water Project In Kendrapara

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC has been clamped in three panchayats of Kendrapara district for a period of two months to expedite the works of a mega drinking water project in Kendrapara district. 

CROCODILE
Crocodile Drags Man Into Brahmani River In Kendrapara

Basant Parida of Srirampur village near Pattamundai had gone to the river for a wash while the incident took place

Cow dung politics
Political Drama Unfolds In Kendrapara As BJD Sprinkles Cow Dung Water At Congress’ Protest Venue

In a novel protest, the Biju Janata Dal sprinkled cow dung water on the venue where the Congress staged a sit-in at Baghamari under Rajnagar block in Kendrapara district

BJP Leader Injured In Attack By Bike-Borne Miscreants In Kendrapara
BJP Leader Injured In Attack By Bike-Borne Miscreants In Kendrapara

Patkua Police registered a case and detained two persons in this connection.

Rasabali
Odisha MP Writes To Centre Seeking GI Tag For Kendrapara Rasabali

MP Subhash Singh urged the Union Minister for Commerce and Industry to consider conferring GI tag on Kendrapara Rasabali, which would provide a distinct identity to the sweet delicacy

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Bhitarkanika National Park To Open For Tourists From Next Week

The Bhitarkanika National Park was shut for visitors from May 1 to July 31 in the wake of breeding season of estuarine crocodiles.

Obscene Video
Odisha: Minor Girl’s Obscene Video Goes Viral, 3 Arrested

As many as three persons were arrested for allegedly posting an obscene video of a minor girl in Kendrapara on various social media platforms

Slain Gangster Hyder's Murder Convict Son Denied Bail To Attend Last Rites
Slain Gangster Hyder's Murder Convict Son Denied Bail To Attend Last Rites

Kendrapara District and Sessions court judge refused to entertain the bail petition of Sheikh Qadir alias Munna citing law and order situation, among other reasons.

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Croc Scare Hits Agricultural Activities In Kendrapara's River-Side Villages

The crocodiles are unleashing terror in villages. Each of the water bodies here is crocodile-infested. Venturing into a river to take a bath is like risking one's life. People are getting killed at regular intervals.

Journalists Detain MLAs In Kendrapara
Scribes In Odisha ‘detain’ 5 MLAs During Protest Against Excess By Lady Cop

Five MLAs were detained by a group of journalists in Kendrapara who were protesting a thrashing of a web-reporter by a woman police constable

Heavy Rain Alert For 9 Odisha Districts In Next 24 Hours: IMD
Heavy Rain To Lash Several Parts Of Odisha Today

The weather department has predicted heavy rain in several parts especially coastal and interior regions of Odisha today

ArcelorMittal, Dist Admin Officials Begin Land Search For Proposed Steel Plant In Kendrapara
ArcelorMittal, Dist Admin Officials Begin Land Search For Proposed Steel Plant In Kendrapara

The state government had on March 3 signed a memorandum of understanding with ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel for setting up a 12- million tonne integrated steel plant in Kendrapara with an investment of Rs 50,000 crore.

Banker arrested
Private Bank Manager Arrested On Fraud Charges In Kendrapara

Manager of a private bank allegedly defrauded customers of lakh of rupees on the pretext of sanctioning loans at low-interest rates in the Kendrapara 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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