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.

Villagers intensify agitation against proposed liquor shop in Odisha’s Kendrapara 
Villagers intensify agitation against proposed liquor shop in Odisha’s Kendrapara 

The residents of Hatasahi Panchayat have been opposing the government’s decision to allow a liquor outlet in the Panchayat.

miscreants damage plaque
Odisha Minister invited for project inauguration returns as miscreants damage plaque

As per reports, Nayak was scheduled to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone for some projects in the area today. However, he had to skip the event after the plaque of a bridge was reportedly ransacked by miscreants in Nipania area.

BJP National VP Baijayant Panda participates in ‘Meri Maati Mera Desh’ programme in Kendrapara 
BJP National VP Baijayant Panda participates in ‘Meri Maati Mera Desh’ programme in Kendrapara 

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Vice President, Baijayant Panda along with hundreds of party workers went to Deualatara village and offered his tribute to the martyr Kishore Chandra Routand garlanded his statue installed in the village.

Money credited in accounts from unknown source
Mad rush at Odisha bank after money gets credited from ‘unknown source’ in accounts

The bank customers started thronging after they received messages on their mobile phones regarding credit of amounts ranging from Rs 10,000 to Rs 70,000

Sarathi Baba Worshipped At Barimula Ashram
Self-proclaimed Godman Sarathi Baba’s followers observe Nandotsav at Barimula Ashram, worship his photo

Janmashtami celebrations saw Yajnya, puja, and spiritual programme at the ashram and the worship of Lord Krishna along with Sarathi Baba’s picture.

Hoarding Politics In Kendrapara
BJP, BJD lock horn over mega steel project hoarding with 5T secy and CM Naveen’s pic in Kendrapara

The BJP alleged that local elected representatives have been ignored and sidelined, and undue importance is being given to 5T secretary. Besides, the BJD is giving false assurances to the Kendrapara residents, the saffron party leaders alleged.

Old Woman Demands Road At Public Grievance Hearing
‘My village doesn’t have a road even after 77 years of Independence’

An old woman named Bhakta from Shabarapalli village under the Mahakalpara block entered the public grievance hearing camp, which was held at the Block Head Quarters (BHQ) on Tuesday, and alleged that her village does not have a road even after 77 years of Independence.

Odisha woman sends rakhi made out of waste materials to PM Modi
Odisha woman sends rakhi made out of waste materials to PM Modi

The specialty of the rakhi is that she has made it out of waste materials. 

'We taught him not to miss opportunity to serve nation', says father of Odia scientist involved in C
'We taught him not to miss opportunity to serve nation', says father of Odia scientist involved in Chandrayaan-3 mission

For playing a crucial role in the team of scientists that made it possible, Odia scientist Sushil Kumar Nayak is receiving accolades from different parts of the country and the globe as well. 

Despite abject poverty, these two Odisha girls crack NEET, set example for others 
Despite abject poverty, these two Odisha girls crack NEET, set example for others 

Subhalaxmi Sahu and Jambimani Sawayan are now MBBS students. But their journeys so far have been full of obstacles. 

16 students injured in lightning strike at school in Kendrapara 
16 students injured in lightning strike at school in Kendrapara 

All the injured have been identified as Class VI students of Kudanagari Adarsha Vidyalaya, which was functioning temporarily from the high school.

Weak embankment
Locals worried over weak embankment points in Kendrapara; Collector says matter will be reviewed

The residents are apprehensive over the strength of 2-km embankment along Paika river from Dekudi to Benipur after portion of mud caved in recently.

Marshaghai Community Health Centre
Odisha Police IIC accused of subjecting youth to ‘third-degree’ torture

As per reports, Akash was summoned to the police station after his wife filed a complaint against Akash over a domestic dispute.

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Elderly man missing after suspected crocodile attack in Kendrapara

The elderly man, identified as Amulya Das, had gone to the river to attend nature’s call. In the meantime, he was attacked and dragged into the river by a crocodile, locals said, adding that the elderly man’s slippers were recovered from the riverbed.

Two  killed over black magic in two separate incidents in Odisha 
Two  killed over black magic in two separate incidents in Odisha 

A profusely bleeding Mani was ruched to Pattamundai government hospital. From there, he was shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital. However, the doctors there declared him received dead. 

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