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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.

Odisha: Pest Surge Poses Threat To Paddy Crop In Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Farmers in Dihapada Panchayat under Kendrapara’s Pattamundai block are forced to spend sleepless nights as pest poses a massive threat to their paddy crop. As per reports, a pest named as “Patra Moda” is eating away the developing panicle of the rice plant concealed in the leaf stem. The worried farmers are reportedly in […]

Jewellery Shop Owner Attacked, Robbed In Odisha

Kendrapara: Three bike-borne miscreants allegedly looted cash and gold ornaments worth lakhs of rupees from a jewellery shop owner after attacking him and his relatives in Pattamundai area of Kendrapara district last night. The incident took place when Bijaya Sahu, who owns a jewellery shop at Babar Bazaar in Mahakalpara, was returning home with his […]

Villagers Gherao Pattamundai Police Station Alleging Custodial Death

Kendrapara: Residents of Aradapalli village in the district gheraoed Pattamundai police station alleging police excess as reason behind custodial death of a local. As per reports, family members of one Sushant Behera alias Manguli, and hundreds of locals of Aradapalli village launched a gherao of Pattamundai police station last night protesting his death under suspicious […]

Odisha woman alleges ‘triple talaq’ by husband

Kendrapara: More than a week after the Parliament passed a bill against Triple Talaq, a woman from Muslim community in the district today filed a police complaint against her husband for allegedly divorcing her by uttering Triple Talaq over phone. The complainant said she lodged the FIR at Pattamundai police station after her husband pronounced […]

Miscreants attempt to gang rape woman, beat up husband & sons

Kendrapara: A group of three miscreants allegedly attempted to rape a woman after physically assaulting her husband and two sons late yesterday night in Poipata village under Pattamundai police limits of Odisha’s Kendrapara district. As per reports, the miscreants knocked at the door of the victim’s house on Friday night. When no one opened the […]

Crocodile attack leaves villagers in Bhitarkanika panic-stricken

Kendrapara: Rise in crocodile attacks has now spread panic along the riverside villages of Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district. The most recent incident was reported on June 2, when a man died after being dragged by a saltwater crocodile. The deceased Sanjay Pradhan of Mandapada village was dragged into the river by the reptile […]

Body of Nursing student found hanging in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: The body of a female nursing student was found hanging from the ceiling in a rented house at Beltal village in Pattamundai area of the district on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Sarojini Das. As per reports, Sarojini was studying in Ramadevi Nursing College and was a resident of Itapada village in […]

Woman stabbed with stump during clash over possession of sports items

Pattamundai: A woman sustained critical injuries after she was stabbed during an altercation over the possession of sports items distributed by the Biju Yuva Vahini in Nuagaon under Pattamundai police limits in Kendrapara district last night. As per reports, two youths of the village Babul Mallick and Kuna Mallick engaged in a brawl over the […]

Dreaded criminal injured during encounter in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: A dreaded criminal Sanjay Biswal alias Babu suffered injuries on his left leg during an encounter with Pattamundai police at Karunti Chhak in Rajnagar area of Kendrapara on Monday. As per reports, Sanjay, who received bullet wound on his left leg, was initially admitted to Rajnagar community health centre (CHC) and later shifted to […]

5 killed, 1 critical after car rams into another vehicle in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Five persons were killed while another suffered critically injuries after the car they were travelling in rammed into another vehicle near Alabanka Chhak under Derabis police limits on National Highway- 5 late last night in Kendrapara district. Three persons among the five deceased have been identified as Rajesh Jena of Gupti village under Rajnagar […]

Man injured in attack over suspected past rivalry in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Tension prevailed at Nimpur bazar in Pattamundai after a youth attacked one person and torched a motorcycle today. Though the exact reason behind the attack is still unclear, police suspects it to be the fallout of some past rivalry. According to sources, one Kumar Mallik sustained critical injuries after he was allegedly attacked by […]

1 killed, 4 injured in separate mishaps during Bahuda Yatra

Kendrapara/Angul/Khurda: One person was killed and four injured during the Bahuda Yatra at different places across Odisha today. In a tragic mishap, an elderly person was killed after falling off a chariot during the Bahuda Yatra in Pattamundai of Kendrapara district. The deceased has been identified as Nirakar Jena of Alabha village. He reportedly fell […]

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Minor girl raped, impregnated by uncle, cousin in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped and impregnated by her paternal uncle and cousin brother in Pattamundai area of Kendrapara district. The matter came to light after the survivor, now seven-months pregnant, lodged an FIR at the Pattamundai police station on Wednesday. The minor girl had left studies after the death of her mother […]

No plans for new sub-division in Odisha, says Revenue Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has no plans to accord sub-divisional status to new blocks, informed Revenue Minister Maheswar Mohanty on Saturday. Such announcement is now being seen as a major setback for the ongoing movement by several outfits and residents demanding sub-division status for Pattamundai block in Kendrapara district. Clearing the air, the minister said confusion […]

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Bike lifting racket busted in Kendrapara, 6 bikes recovered

Kendrapara: Three members of an inter-state bike lifting racket were nabbed and six bikes were recovered by Pattamundai police here in the district on Tuesday. According to sources, a seven-member team led by Pattamundai IIC, Promod Kumar Mallick conducted checking simultaneously at  several check points,  recovering four bikes from Gandakia area and two from Malibasa […]

Youth thrashed by couple for stalking, blackmailing on Facebook

Pattamundai: A youth allegedly stalking a woman on Facebook and blackmailing her was thrashed in public at Pattamundai of Kendrapara district on Monday. According to sources, the youth used to chat with a woman on Facebook. He later on went on to demand money from the woman threatening to upload morphed obscene pictures. In a […]

Women tie woman to tree, thrash her for selling liquor

Kendrapara: Tension prevailed in Pattamundai after a group of women allegedly tied another woman to a tree and thrashed her for hours for allegedly selling liquor in Gagua Chhak here on Saturday. According to sources, the SHG activists had been protesting and demanding closure of the liquor vend opened by the woman, Sasmita Patra, in […]

Bhitarkanika thrown open for tourists

Pattamundai: After a three-month break for the breeding season of saltwater crocodiles, Bhitarkanika National Park here in Kendrapara district reopened for the visitors on Tuesday. The prohibition on entry of tourists to the wetland sites had been enforced from May 1 to July 31 in view of the breeding season of the estuarine crocodiles, said […]

Flood-hit Jajpur limping back to normalcy, Kendrapara situation still grim

Kendrapara/Jajpur: Life in flood hit villages of Bari block in Jajpur district is limping back to normalcy after river Brahmani and its tributary Kharasrota has started receding since yesterday even as the situation in Kendrapara has remained grim. As many as 112 villages of nine blocks in Jajpur were affected by the deluge of which […]

Harassment case against police: Woman, 2 kids go missing in Pattamundai

Pattamundai: The woman who had brought sexual harassment allegation last month against the Inspector-In-Charge (IIC) of Pattamundai police station is missing along with her two daughters since last three days. Family members of the woman have lodged a complaint alleging they have been kidnapped by the concerned IIC Ramesh Chandramukhi. Earlier in June, the woman […]

Woman moves SCW against police officer for sexual harassment

Bhubaneswar: After failing to get justice from the police department, the woman who had earlier accused the Inspector-In-Charge of Pattamundai police station of sexual harassment today sought the intervention of State Women Commission (SCW) for justice. As per the woman’s statement, the IIC of Pattamundai PS Ramesh Chandramukhi passed indecent remarks and assaulted her inside […]

Sexual harassment: Woman lodges complaint against police officer

Pattamundai: Based on the sexual harassment allegation lodged by a woman in Pattamundai police station, that too by a senior official in his room when she went there to lodge complaint in another case, Kendrapara SP has ordered a probe into the incident. According to the woman’s statements, IIC of Pattamundai PS Ramesh Chandramukhi passed […]

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Female journalist faces harassment in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Female Journalist of a regional news portal had a very bad experience while travelling in a bus yesterday. It shows how the government machineries in the State, despite its promises, fail to provide safety to women. Below is her experience shared on social media that shows the plight of women in the State. The incident took […]

Thunder squall in Kendrapara
Thunder Squall wreaks havoc in two villages of Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Acute damage due to thunder squall has been occured at Penthapal and Kolathia villages under Pattamundai Tehsil in Kendrapara district. Roofs of more than 40 houses were ripped off and huge trees were also uprooted at various places as the storm struck yesterday afternoon. Severe winds and heavy rains following the storm increased the […]