Khordha district has carved out of the former Puri District on 1st April, 1993. Despite repeated onslaughts from Maratha and Muslim cavalry, it managed to maintain the glory of its independence of royal fort till 1803. Therefore, the Royal Fort is spelt with reverence as “Khordhagada” and is referred as the “last independent fort” which remained free from the clutches of East India Company for a long period (from 1757, the Battle of Plassey after which the East India Company established company rule in Bengal till 1803).This resistance movement of Odias was recorded by the British historians as “Paik Rebellion”, which was in fact, the first Independence war of India. It originated in Khordha soil and spread to other parts of Odisha in 1817 much prior to the outbreak of the historical Sepoy Mutiny of 1857.Khordha is famous for Kora khai which is traditional Odia food offered to Lord Lingraj (Shiva) as Prasad.
As per a report received at 6 am today, 6.79 lakh cusec water per second was being discharged at Mundali while the water level has receded to 628.21 feet at Hirakud Dam by 9 am today.
All the schools in Puri, Khordha, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Dhenkanal, Nayagarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Sonepur and Bargarh will remain closed for two days- September 13 and 14.
BJD MLA Prashant Jagdev, well known for courting controversies for his highhandedness, is at it again.
Preliminary investigation reveals that the STF officials managed to nab the B.Tech graduate while he was trying to strike a deal of the narcotics.
Manas Das, against whom a string of allegations of serious crimes including murder, attempt to murder, threatening, loot and brutally have been pending since long, was picked up by Khordha police.
Two families of Dandeisahi under Haldia panchayat of Khordha district had to flee their village in 2014 after being subjected to alleged inhuman torture by Manabbad Sangathan chief Manas Das. Since then, they have been living in their relatives’ houses.
Members of many tribal organisations staged a demonstration in front of the Khordha SP office demanding immediate arrest of Manas Das, chief of the controversial ‘Manabavad Sangathan’
A day after a disturbing video of cruel torture to a father-son duo from Khordha district went viral on social media creating massive outcry in Odisha, shocking details about the involvement of a local group identifying themselves as members of ‘Manabavad Sangathan (Humanitarian Organisation) in the incident has began to emerge.
Victims Manguni Nayak and his son lodged a complaint against seven persons following a field inquiry by Begunia police
IMD has predicted thunderstorm with lightning at one or two places over the districts of Kandhamal, Nayagarh, Khordhaa, Cuttack, Angul, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Balasore in the next 24 hours.
Last month, a camel suffering from various old age-related ailments died after being abandoned by its master inside Manapali forest in Khallikote area of Ganjam district.
At least 7 people were taken in critical condition after a cooking gas cylinder exploded at a village in Khordha district on Thursday morning.
The religious places which remained off limits for devotees due to Covid pandemic, reopened today In Khordha amid Covid behaviours
The active cases in Odisha remained at 13,516 while 9,63,718 patients have recovered from the disease so far.
The protesting bus operators alleged that though the company is deducting money for provident fund from their salary, it is not reflecting in their deposit accounts.
A video of the chaotic and stampede-like situation at Krutibas Bhawan vaccination centre under Banpur Community Health Centre (CHC) went viral on the social media.
A farmer who had visited Pichukoli cooperative society office in Khurdha, was allegedly heckled and misbehaved with by the secretary in front of other officials
Khordha CDMO said an urgent circular will be sent to the district administration to take up precautionary measures to combat the situation.
Bhubaneswar has alone recorded over 70 percent of the total Covid deaths in Khordha district.
Khordha district has reported as many as 113 dengue cases since January. Out of the total cases, a whopping 103 were detected only this month.
Odisha reported deaths of as many as 65 patients who were tested positive for the virus on Wednesday
Odisha reported its highest toll of 68 deaths due to Covid infection taking the overall number of fatalities to 4,730 in the pandemic
Unidentified miscreants have looted valuables worth lakhs of rupees from a jewellery shop in Khordha town. The incident reportedly happened late last night near the busy Patitapabana Chhak in Gurujang area of the town.
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.
With this, the active cases in the State increased to 31,231 while 8,77,540 patients recovered, including 3,233 on Wednesday, from the disease so far.