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Croc In Pond!
Odisha: 8-Foot Long Crocodile Rescued From Pond

These visuals show a huge crocodile being rescued from a pond in Bhektakola village under Rajnagar Block of Pattamundai.

Kendrapara Drinking Water Project
Kendrapara Drinking Water Project: Women, Children Of Protestors' Family Forced To Beg To Conduct Last Rites

The family of a youth who died allegedly after his siblings were arrested by the police during the protest, were seen begging for alms to conduct the last rites.

Ganesh Chaturthi
Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: Odisha Idol Makers Rue Tepid Sales Despite Unlock

With the festive season ahead, idol makers across Odisha are busy making idols of various Gods and Goddesses in adherence to the guidelines of the state government.

Diversion Of Kharasrota River Is A Well-Hatched Conspiracy To Serve Interest Of Industrial Houses: CPI(M)

The Rs 892 crore Buxi Jagabandhu Assured Water Supply to Habitations (BASUDHA) water project had evoked angry protests across Kendrapara district since past fortnight after it came to the light that the Kharasrota river water will be diverted to Bhadrak

Lost Villages Of Odisha: Remaining Ones Waiting To Become One With Sea

These are footprints of something ominous. Till date, the sea has ruthlessly engulfed 7 villages and is just waiting to devour the last little tokens of their existence.

Cow Dung Water Politics
Odisha Congress Launches Protest, Ruling-BJD ‘Purifies’ Venue With Cow Dung Water

High drama unfolded in Rajnagar of Kendrapara district on Wednesday. This is a group of BJD leaders reportedly sprinkling cow dung water.

Bhitarkanika National Park To Open For Tourists From Next Week

The Bhitarkanika National Park was shut for visitors from May 1 to July 31 in the wake of breeding season of estuarine crocodiles.

The Rise And Fall Of Odisha’s Dreaded Gangster Sk Hyder

This is Shiekh Hyder. A name in the criminal world which needs no introduction to the Odias now. Serving life sentence, this 58-year-old dreaded gangster was killed in a police encounter on saturday (July 24, 2021).

Supreme Court Says No To Rath Yatra Across Odisha Except Puri, Rejects All Petitions

The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday (July 6) rejected all petitions seeking permission to hold Rath Yatra in other Jagannath temples of Odisha except the Puri Srimandir. The Apex Court held that Odisha Government has taken a considered decision keeping in mind the current second wave of the Covid-19.

Kendrapara MP's Aide Accused Of Attacking Aul Village Residents
Kendrapara MP's Aide Accused Of Attacking Aul Village Residents

One Maheswar Senapati and his two sons from Mulasahi village were allegedly attacked by some miscreants repeatedly on Sunday and Monday.

illicit affair
Woman Roughs Up Husband In Public After Catching Him With His Girlfriend

Cuttack: High drama unfolded at Nischintakoili market in the district when a woman thrashed her husband in full public glare after he was caught red-handed with another woman in a…

Odisha: Three Arrested In Kendrapara Woman Assault Case

Kendrapara: Police claimed to have arrested three persons in connection with the brutal assault on a woman that took place at Kora village under Nikirai police station in the district…

Woman Assaulted
Odisha: Woman In Kendrapara Village Stripped Naked And Assaulted, Video Goes Viral

Kendrapara: Tension gripped Kora village under the Nikirai police station in the district on Saturday after some villagers allegedly stripped a woman naked and brutally assaulted her following a dispute with her neighbours. A video of the barbaric attack which was captured in a mobile phone by some villagers has gone viral on the social […]

Prabhat Kumar Barik
Body Of Odisha Man Brought Home From Qatar Following Jay Panda’s Intervention

Kendrapara: The mortal remains of Kendrapara resident Prabhat Kumar Barik, who died in Doha, Quatar last month, was brought to Bhubaneswar on Wednesday evening following personal intervention of senior leader and BJP National Vice-President Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda. According to reports, Prabhat was working as a wielding mechanic in a private company in Doha. On March […]

Forced prostitution
Shocking! Man Inserts Liquor Bottle Into Wife’s Private Parts For Refusing Prostitution

Bhubaneswar: In a spine-chilling incident, a man allegedly inserted a liquor bottle into the private parts of his wife following her refusal to indulge in prostitution at Chandrasekharpur area in the Capital city, on Tuesday. The accused, identified as Chandan Acharya a native of Pattamundai in Kendrapara, has been arrested by the Chandrasekharpur police. According […]

Tutor arrested
Odisha: Tutor Arrested For Beating Students In Kendrapara

Kendrapara: A tutor has been arrested for allegedly beating two class-III students at Purusottampur under Marshaghai police limits in Kendrapara district on Sunday. The accused, Rajendra Rout was nabbed following a complaint lodged by a guardian at Marshaghai police station. Rout has been forwarded to court today, police said. According to reports, Manabaditya Dash (9) […]

Man Sets Brother On Fire Over Land Dispute In Odisha

Kendrapara: In a gruesome act of violence, a man on Sunday allegedly set his elder brother on fire over land dispute in Jhadamal village under Rajkanika Police limits in the district. As per the reports, one Pabitra Pradhan poured petrol on his elder brother Bichitra Pradhan in a bid to kill him while he was […]

Odisha: Absconding Dacoit Arrested After 37 Years
Odisha: Absconding Dacoit Arrested After 37 Years

Kendrapara: A man, who was on the run for nearly four decades after allegedly committing dacoity, has been finally arrested in the district. Acting on a tip-off, police nabbed the 56-year-old man from his residence in Palasudha village in Patkura police station area on Thursday night. He had recently returned home, a police official said. […]

International Women's Day: From Kitchen To Enterprise, These Women In Odisha Are Scripting Transformation
International Women's Day: From Kitchen To Enterprise, These Women In Odisha Are Scripting Transformation

Kendrapara/Ganjam: Traditionally, the life of women in rural India revolves around working in the fields or confined to household chores. Moreover, social responsibilities, unfavourable economic conditions and subjugation to a patriarchal order are the many challenges they face on a daily basis. However, a group of Muslim women from Kendrapara district and Gitanjali Tripathy of […]

Mega Steel Plant To Come Up In Kendrapara, Arcelor Mittal Nippon Steel India Inks Pact With Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Steelmaker Arcelor Mittal Nippon Steel India for an integrated steel plant in Kendrapada district. The proposed 12 mtpa integrated steel plant will be set up with an investment of Rs 50,000 crore, official sources said. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and steel […]

Odisha Woman Dies During Attempt To Save Husband From Self-Immolation
Odisha Woman Dies During Attempt To Save Husband From Self-Immolation

Pattamundai: A woman died after sustaining severe burn injuries while saving her husband, who attempted self-immolation at Sanajaria village here in Kendrapara district in the early hours of Sunday. Police identified the deceased as Bandita Mallick while her husband Sailendra Mallick has been admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack in a critical […]

Odisha: 22 Held For Unlawful Fishing Activity In Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary

Kendrapara: At least 22 fishermen have been arrested on the charge of carrying out unlawful activity in the turtle-concentration zones of Gahirmatha marine sanctuary, a forest department official here said on Friday. Two trawlers used by the intruders for fishing along the prohibited sanctuary area were seized by the department’s patrol teams, he said. The […]

Odisha: Miscreants Loot Over Rs 42 Lakh From Two ATMs In Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Miscreants allegedly broke open two ATMs of State Bank of India, one at Patrapur and another at Niala Haat in Aul area of Kendrapara district and stole lakhs of rupees from the kiosks late on Tuesday night. Separate teams of police have reached the theft sites and launched investigation. Bank officials also rushed to […]

Odisha: Road To House 'Blocked', 8 Families Battling Kangaroo Court Diktat In Kendrapara

Kendrapara: “You cannot talk to anyone, neither are the villagers allowed to talk to you. Dare you violate this, remember that a penalty of Rs 151 is hovering over you for every single violation”. As many as eight families of Silapokhari village under Rajnagar block of the district have been at the receiving end for […]

Loot caught on CCTV
Odisha: Rs 1 Lakh Looted From Bike In Kendrapara, Caught On CCTV

Kendrapara: In a broad daylight heist, unidentified miscreants looted Rs 1 lakh from the agent of a private company at Baniamala in the district on Friday and the entire incident was caught on the CCTV camera. The victim has been identified as one Balabhadra Panda. According to reports, Panda had withdrawn the amount from a […]