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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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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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.

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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.