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.

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. 

PDS Rice Embezzlement
Kendrapara PDS scam: Dealer ‘embezzles’ 2 months rice quota, beneficiaries stage demonstration

“The secretary was suspended over the irregularities and he had assured to provide rice on 25th. It is now several months that we have not got the rice. The administration is also not taking any step in this regard,” alleged Sarat Barik, a local resident.

Kendrapara reports 3 deaths due to crocodile attack in 3 weeks
Kendrapara reports 3 deaths due to crocodile attack in 3 weeks

Tarai had gone to Brahmani river to attend nature's call when a crocodile dragged him into the river and he went missing.

Investors Gherao Shashikant's House Demanding Money
Youth dupes Rs 2.5 crore from investors promising double returns in 3 months

Sashikant floated a Ponzi scheme and promised the investors in his village and around Aul to double whatever money they deposit in the scheme, in three months.

Another woman falls prey to 'crocodile attack' in Kendrapara
Another woman falls prey to 'crocodile attack' in Kendrapara

It is alleged that a crocodile dragged her and took her deep into the water. On being informed about the incident, the Fire Services team rushed to the village.

BJP National VP Baijayant Panda participates in Lord Baladev Jew’s Rath Yatra in Kendrapara
BJP National VP Baijayant Panda participates in Lord Baladev Jew’s Rath Yatra in Kendrapara

People from all walks of life participated in the pulling of the chariot and BJP National Vice President, Baijayant Panda also took part in the celebrations.

Power cut in Odisha
Power cuts: Congress to gherao electricity offices across Odisha on June 27

Though the Congress activists wanted to gherao the Aul electricity department, they resorted to pelting eggs and tomatoes as the gate of the electricity office was locked. Later, the activists blocked the Cuttack-Chandbali road by staging a demonstration.

Tulasi Kshetra Kendrapara comes alive with hustle and bustle of Rath Yatra 
Tulasi Kshetra Kendrapara comes alive with hustle and bustle of Rath Yatra 

In the chariot construction, a total of 46 Maharana servitors, 16 labourers, four blacksmiths and two cutters are engaged. Similarly, the temple and district administrations have made elaborate arrangements for the festival. 

Theft from constable's house
Theft from police constable’s house; robber leaves behind iron rod

As per sources, the miscreants entered the constable’s house from the terrace and looted gold ornaments and cash worth Rs 30,000 from two cupboards.

Crocodile kills 10-year-old boy in Kendrapara
Crocodile drags, kills 10-year-old boy in front of mother in Kendrapara

The crocodiles often turn violent and attack people in rivers during this period as it is the breeding season of the reptiles. Several people become the victims of crocodile attacks during this period in Kendrapara every year. 

Police crack whip, raze absconding criminal’s house to ground in Odisha’s Kendrapara
Police crack whip, raze absconding criminal’s house to ground in Odisha’s Kendrapara

Prashant Sahu alias Pasha is a hardcore criminal with murder, loot, bombing, and many other criminal cases pending against him at different police stations.

Govt Officials, Politicians Beg On Rajnagar Road
Govt officials, politicians, businessmen take to streets to collect money for Balasore train mishap victims

They were begging to collect money for the treatment of passengers injured in the Balasore train mishap.

BJP National VP Baijayant Panda
BJP National VP Baijayant Panda seeks diplomatic intervention to bring back Odias stranded in Africa

As per reports, they went to Gabon on February 14 this year for a job through an agent. They were reportedly promised a monthly salary of Rs. 25,000 by the agent. But they were allegedly put to work for more than 3 months without payment of any remuneration.

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