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Protest Intensifies Over Proposed Mega Drinking Water Project In Kendrapara
Protest Intensifies Over Proposed Mega Drinking Water Project In Kendrapara

The proposed drinking water project is supposed to be implemented by drawing water from the Kharasrota river. The KBSS has been opposing the mega drinking water project for the last two years.

Rajkanika Police Partial In Kidnapping Case Probe: K'para Woman
Rajkanika Police Partial In Kidnapping Case Probe: K'para Woman

Kendrapara: A woman has accused the Rajkanika Police in Kendrapara of being partial in its investigation based on a complaint filed by her with regard to her husband’s alleged kidnapping. She has claimed that the way police is carrying out the probe is unprofessional and biased, and further cited that the cops are showing favouritism […]

Blaming Govt Apathy, Odia Migrant Worker 'Kills Self' In Haryana

Bhubaneswar: A migrant worker from Kendrapara district stranded in Haryana since enforcement of lockdown in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak, allegedly committed suicide after his desperate pleas failed to make any impact on the government or the construction company he was engaged with. The deceased Gangadhar Biswal, working with the firm in Haryana for some […]

Cooperative society secretary accused of embezzling money in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Charges of embezzlement of money against secretary of Siko Primary Agricultural Cooperative Society (PACS) in Rajkanika of Kendrapara district has sparked outrage among the farmers in the area. The accused Ajay Behera has been charged with embezzling money worth lakhs of rupees by raising loans in the name of villagers. “I never even applied […]

Rajkanika locals protest infringement into martyr’s memorials, observe bandh

Kendrapara: The Kanika Shahid Smruti Sansad today observed a bandh at Rajkanika in Kendrapara protesting the ‘undignified’ soil collection from memorials of martyrs Basu Sethi and Bisuni Madhual. The idea of soil collection by the State Freedom Fighters Association (SFFA) and BJD for construction of a martyrs’ tower in Bhubaneswar was being  opposed by the […]

Dowry death: Woman's body fished from river, parents allege murder

Kendrapara: In a suspected case of dowry death, police today recovered the body of a woman from Kharasrota River near Chunabandha village under Aul police limits of the district. The deceased has been identified as Gouri Behera from Bharigada village in Rajkanika. Gouri’s family has  registered a case at Rajkanika police station alleging that their […]

Egg attack on Jual Oram: Aul BJD leader Bhisma Mohanty arrested

Aul (Kendrapara): Two more persons, including local BJD leader Bhisma Mohanty was arrested by Aul Police in connection with egg attack on union minister Jual Oram during his visit to Rajkanika in Kendrapara on June 16. The chief accused in the case, Mohanty is husband of former Aul Panchayat Samiti chairperson. Earlier, seven persons were […]

BJP blames Pratap Deb for egg attack on Jual Oram

Bhubaneswar: Alleging involvement of BJD Rajya Sabha member Pratap Deb in the egg attack on Union Minister Jual Oram at Rajkanika in Kendrapara, BJP today questioned why the State government has not nabbed those involved in the incident even after more than 24 hours. Talking to mediapersons at the Aul bungalow, BJP State Mahila Morcha […]

Egg attack: BJD goes Congress way, attacks Jual Oram, shows black flags

Kendrapara: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram today faced stiff resistance from BJD and Congress during his visit to Rajkanika area in the district to attend BJP’s ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas’ programme. Protesting his tour to the coastal district, BJD activists showed black flags and hurled eggs at the vehicle of the Minister at Aul. […]

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Ex-cricketer in charge of coaching budding women footballers!

Bhubaneswar: It sounds strange, but it’s true nevertheless. A cricketer is honing the skill of budding footballers in a region in Odisha which is inarguably the nursery of women’s football. The cluster of backward villages in Aul-Rajkanika belt of Odisha’s Kendrapara district, which has churned out best of talents to don country’s jersey, is no […]

Many Panchayat candidates have no mobiles or bank accounts

Kendrapara: The ensuing three-tier panchayat polls has thrown up quite a few paradoxes with several candidates not having mobile phones, bank accounts or post office passbooks. As per the sworn affidavits furnished at the district election office, there are instances of candidates in the fray having no movable or immovable property of their own. Penniless […]

Croc population on rise in Bhitarkanika

Kendrapara: The census of saltwater crocodile at Bhitarkanika showed a rise in their population this year. The annual enumeration, which ended on Wednesday, has put the head-count at 1,682. The census witnessed more 11 crocodiles this time. Last year, the crocodile population in the national park was pegged at 1,671. The authorities of Bhitarkanika Wildife […]

RDC starts probe into 2015 Namatara police firing incident

The Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) today began a probe into alleged police excesses on anti-liquor agitators, particularly women, at Namatara village in Rajkanika block of Kendrapara district in March, 2015

Elderly couple found dead; murder suspected

Kendrapara: In a shocking incident, an elderly couple was found dead at Jharakata village under Rajakanika police limits in the district today. The body of 65-year old Bhagaban Das was lying in the cowshed while his wife Marua was found lying in a pool of blood in the bedroom. Though police are yet to divulge […]