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.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Vice President, Baijayant Panda on Friday took part in the wall painting campaign in Kendrapara’s Garadpur and painted a lotus.
After his arrival at Sobala, Panda was taken to Chapali in a grand procession, where he unveiled the statue and addressed a public gathering arranged in memory of Pradhan.
Since this season is the mating and nesting season of the crocodiles, the gate of the National Park is closed every year during this period to ensure safety of the visitors and the aquatic animals.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Vice President Baijayant Panda visited the houses of the deceased-minor boy Dipendra and boatman Sudarshan Swain- and met their family members. A visibly upset Panda spent some time with the aggrieved family members. He expressed his deep grief at the passing away of the two villagers in the mishap.
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leaders, including Union ministers, and office bearers listened to PM Modi’s address at different places. Elaborate arrangements were made to make the 100th episode a mega public connect exercise. Special arrangements were also made in Odisha for screening of the 100th episode of Mann Ki Baat today.
Extreme heat conditions have now forced the passengers to take shelter at the verandah of several roadside stalls and shops as the existing restroom allegedly remains locked.
The deceased Naib Sarpanch, Rajesh Behera ended his life by consuming poison after allegedly failing to get his bills passed at the Rajkanika block office despite approaching the Junior Engineer multiple times.
Angry villagers kept the boy's body on the road and launched a protest. The irate locals gheraoed the Energy Minister and local MLA, Pratap Keshari Deb when he visited the spot.
While the anti-corruption wing apprehended Manas Dhal, a dealing assistant (junior clerk) at Pattamundai Block Education Officer’s office in Kendrapara for accepting Rs 10,000 bribe from a teacher, Badamba block junior engineer Bauri Bandhu Parida was caught by the sleuths while allegedly accepting Rs 30,000 bribe from a contractor.
Ekmania panchayat is surrounded by river from all sides and residents depend on boats for daily transportation.
“Under the influence of a prevailing low-level moist easterly from Bay of Bengal and middle and upper-tropospheric westerly trough, an increase in thunderstorm activity is very likely over districts of Odisha during next 4-5 days,” said IMD.
The three terminated post masters are Prassana Kumar Sethi, Soumya Ranjan Sethi and Mamashree Bharati, all from Bhadrak district.
The directive from Kendrapara Collector came after Odisha’s leading news channel OTV aired the news on the plight of these beneficiaries who used to cover a distance of 17 kilometres to get a pension of Rs 700, putting their lives at risk.
To reach Keradagada where the branch of the Bank of Borada is located, their family members first carry them in slings to the river bank. From there, they embark on a boat ride to reach the other side of the river. And from there, they go to the bank.
A high school teacher in Manchester, Forty-one-year old Madhusmita Jena turned many heads when she arrived draped in a Sambalpuri saree to run the marathon. She was the lone one in the saree.