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.

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Jajpur, Kendrapara Admins Gear Up Ahead Of Cyclone Yaas, Evacuation Plans Ready

Ahead of the impending cyclone Yaas which is likely to hit Odisha coast later next week, administration in the coastal Odisha districts of Jajpur and Kendrapara held preparatory meetings to deal with the situation, on Friday.

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Will Cyclone Yaas Come Odisha Way? North West Movement Holds The Key!

As per Regional Specialised Metrological Centre, New Delhi, there is convergence among all models that cyclone ‘Yaas’ will take north west course. This is where Odisha comes into picture.

Odisha Extends Lockdown: Know What’s Allowed, What’s Not
Odisha Extends Lockdown: Know What’s Allowed, What’s Not

Along with the lockdown, the weekend shutdown will be remain in force in the weekends starting from 6 pm of Fridays to 5 am on Mondays in Odisha.

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Odisha Reports 10,321 New Covid Cases, 22 Deaths In A Day

With today’s surge, the Covid-19 positive tally in Odisha rose to 6,33,302 while the death toll jumped to 2,357, informed the H&FW Department.

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Groom Dies 4 Days After Wedding, Tests Positive For Covid-19

A pal of gloom engulfed Durgadevipada village under Rajkanika block of Kendrapara district after Sanjay Kumar Nayak, who had tied the knot on May 9, passed away at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar on the 5th day of his marriage.

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Odisha’s Covid Tally Crosses 6 Lakh Grim Milestone With 11k Plus Fresh Cases, 21 Deaths

Odisha on Saturday witnessed a concerning figure in the single-day covid cases with 11, 805 more people testing positive for the contagious disease in last 24 hours taking the cumulative virus infection count to 6,00,492.

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Covid 19: Odisha Adds 10,649 New Cases, 19 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

Odisha again crossed 10, 000 mark in single-day Covid spike with 10, 649 people testing positive for the contagious disease in last 24 hours. The fresh cases took the State's cumulative count to 57, 6297.

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Covid-19: After dip in daily spike, Odisha sees surge in new cases with 10982 fresh infections, 17 deaths 

After witnessing a steady decline in number of daily covid-19 cases,  Odisha once again registered an upswing in the infection figures with 10982 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours,  causing significant worry for the State which is currently under lockdown to check rising cases.

Couple Held For Kidnapping Nephew, Demanding Ransom In Kendrapada
Odisha Couple Held For Kidnapping Nephew, Demanding Rs 5 Lakh Ransom  

Ranjan and his wife were arrested from Bhubaneswar and the child was rescued unharmed within 24 hours of his family lodging a police complaint.

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Weather Alert: Thunderstorms, Rainfall Likely In Parts Of Odisha Today

Several places across Odisha especially coastal parts are likely to experience thunderstorm activities including light to moderate rain accompanied by gusty surface winds on Tuesday.

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Odisha Witnesses Fall In Daily Covid Count, Records 9,793 New Cases With 18 Deaths

The number of daily Covid -19 positive cases continues to drop for the fourth consecutive day in Odisha. The State reported 9,793 fresh cases with 18 fatalities in last 24 hours.

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Covid-19: At 10,031 New Infections, Odisha Sees Dip In Daily Cases

Odisha continues to witness a dip in number of Covid 19 cases for last three days. The number of daily infections which stood at 10,635 yesterday has come down to 10,031 today. The total caseload has  mounted to 54, 4873 following today’s figures.

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Odisha: 1.48 Crore Olive Ridley Turtles Born At Gahirmatha Beach

A total of 1.48 crore baby turtles of the endangered Olive Ridley species have emerged out of the eggshells at the Gahirmatha beach in Kendrapara district.

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Siblings Die Of Snake Bite In Kendrapara

An 11-year-old boy and his three years old sister died after a venomous snake bit them while they were asleep last night at Govindpur village under Aul police limits in the district.

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Alcoholic Headmaster Suspended In Odisha

Kendrapara: Headmaster of a government-run primary school in Odisha’s Kendrapara district was suspended for allegedly coming to the institute in an inebriated condition and misbehaving with students, an official said on Sunday. Saroj Kant Barik, the headmaster of Nilakatheswar primary school in Poshei village under Mahakalpada block had come in an inebriated state and allegedly […]

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