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.
If anything happens to me or my family, the IAS officer will be responsible, says Hemant Bhoi, personal assistant of Khurda Collector K Sudarshan Chakravarthy.
As per senior police officials, the drug peddler, identified as Sarat Behera, was wanted in a narcotics case registered recently.
The peddler arrested from near Khordha-Jatni bypass, has been identified as Rakesh Samantaray, alias Raka. As per reports, the accused hails from Andharua under Ranapur Police limits in Nayagrah District.
The Khordha Collector is instructed to form a committee and carry out the renovation, reclamation, and restitution of the excavated areas with the penalty amount.
Upon reaching, Sushree's family members found that the body had been taken to AIIMS in Bhubaneswar. Taking Sushree to hospital before their arrival made them believe their daughter had been killed.
100 farmers visited district agriculture fair at Khordha in 2016 which was sponsored by Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA), Khordha. However, the list of 100 farmers was allegedly filled with ghost farmers.
Sources said, the milk obtained from a specific type of buffalo, close to the region surrounding the brackish water lagoon is believed to have some unique properties and can treat cancer.
The move to capture followed several incidents of monkey attacks in which over 10 persons were injured in the area in the past five to six days.
The deceased girl was reportedly a plus 2 college student under Nirakarpur police limits.
The southwest monsoon is likely to further withdraw from remaining parts of Gujarat, some parts of Maharashtra and some parts of east India during subsequent two days.
The alert has been issued for the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Malkangiri, Koraput, Kandhamal and Rayagada.
As per IMD, several parts of the state are likely to experience heavy rainfall activities for the next couple of days. A yellow warning for thunderstorm and heavy rainfall has been issued for various districts till October 11.
As per IMD, the intensity of rainfall is likely to increase as a low pressure system has formed over Westcentral Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood.
Sahoo was brought to the CBI office in Bhubaneswar for further interrogation after he was arrested.
When it comes to Shakti Peeths of Odisha, Maa Bhagabati temple at Banapur in Khordha needs no introduction. The famous shrine that houses Goddess Bhagabati, an avatar of Goddess Durga, attracts huge numbers of devotees all throughout the year.
There is no question of quitting Congress in this birth until Rahul Gandhi becomes the Prime Minister of India, he said
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday issued heavy rainfall alert for several districts in Odisha.
Under the influence of a cyclonic circulation, a low pressure area is likely to form over West-central Bay of Bengal during the next 24 hours. The Met department has issued yellow warning for many districts of Odisha over the period of next 5 days.
Regional Met Centre of the IMD in Bhubaneswar today said that heavy rainfall will continue to lash one or two places in several districts of Odisha in the next 4 to 5 days.
While no exact reason for the attack was ascertained immediately, locals suspect it to be a fallout over love affair. The miscreants wanted the victim to stay away from a girl that led to the attack, sources said.
Several parts of north Odisha, north interior and south coastal experienced moderate rain/thundershower in the past 24 hours.
With no electricity, oil lamps and torches are their only source of light. Open fields have turned into kitchens while flat rice is their only means to stay alive.
It is nothing less than an irony that you are left longing for water despite being surrounded by the same. The life-saving elixir has largely eluded the flood-affected people making their lives a mirage.
Several villages in Gop block of Puri district were inundated after a 25 feet wide breach occurred on the embankment of Kushabhadra river
Floodwater has marooned several villages after a rupture in Balarampur gheri embankment. Similarly, Dhiabalarampur village has been cut off from the rest of the region.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday said the fresh low pressure system is likely to become more marked during subsequent 24 hours and move west-northwestwards thereafter.
A Mo Bus became the victim of urban flooding after heavy showers in Jatni area of Khordha leaving passengers battling for life before being rescued to safety.
As per sources, the second system may intensify into a depression triggering heavy rainfall. The enhanced rainfall activity may dampen the Independence Day celebrations in the State on August 15.
Khordha district reported the highest number of fresh infections at 316, followed by 261 in Sundargarh.
Luckily, all the nine fishermen jumped into the water and were later rescued safely by another boat ‘Muktimandap'.
The alert has been issued for the districts of Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha (including Bhubaneswar city), Cuttack, Ganjam, Gajapati, Rayagada and Kalahandi for the next three hours.
Intensifying its action against stone mafia, the Khordha district administration sealed as many as 104 crusher units reportedly operating illegally in the district. However, the move by the administration was vehemently opposed by the owners of the crusher units and labourers working there.
The ex-servicemen demanded non-bailable arrest against the two main accused Dilip Mahabhoi and Mathura Mahabhoi. The two accused were repeated offenders and should be booked under the NSA Act, they demanded.
As per reports, some locals came to the studio at around 10 am on Friday on the pretext of searching the land officer there and started abusing Khan and also threatened to kidnap him.
Khordha continues to post the biggest spike in the number of infections with the district on Wednesday reporting 303 cases. As many as 115 cases have also been detected from Cuttack
While the chariots of Lord Jagannath and his siblings are pulled on road all over the world, at Kankana Sikhari in Chilika near Nairi village under Khurda district the annual nine-day sojourn of the Holy Trinity is observed on boats in Chilika.
With the fresh addition, the number of active cases in the State has jumped to 517.
The district collector however expressed his displeasure after not finding blood pressure machine at the hospital.
At present, a cyclonic circulation lies over East Jharkhand and adjoining north Odisha between 1.5 km and 5.8 km above mean sea level tilting southwards with height.
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