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Cash For Odisha MLA’s Bike Rally Caught On Camera
Cash For Odisha MLA’s Bike Rally Caught On Camera

Kendrapara: A controversy erupted on Saturday after alleged distribution of cash to the participants of a motorcycle rally of a MLA in Kendrapara district of Odisha came to light. The money was reportedly distributed to people to take part in the motorcycle rally of BJD MLA from Rajnagar constituency, Dhruba Charan Sahoo. In a video […]

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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 […]

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Drowning Deaths: Sec 144 Enforced Around Rajnagar Sea Beach

Kendrapara: Close on the heels of the death of two youths in last 15 days, the Kendrapara district administration has enforced CrPC section-144 around the pristine Pentha sea beach under Rajnagar block in the district. The public has been barred to enter the sea at the face of Chitaukola to Dobandhi along the Sea beach […]

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Odisha Villagers Build Bridge On Their Own After Govt Snub

Kendrapara: Distressed with administration allegedly turning a blind eye over construction of an all-weather bridge in the area, the locals of Kalamada Sasan, Daitaripur and Padanipal villages decided to take the matter into their own hands and have begun construction of a temporary bridge on their own. As per reports, these three villages are surrounded […]

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Heavyweights including Jay Panda, Niranjan Patnaik file nominations

Kendrapara: BJP’s Lok Sabha candidate, Baijayant Jay Panda, today filed his nomination from Kendrapara constituency in a huge rally amid presence of thousands of supporters. Soon after filing his nomination, the BJP leader lashed out at his opponents and said “Those members who were hurling eggs and stones at me after not receiving pc, can […]

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Odisha man dupes 12 youths of Rs 7 lakh on pretext of providing job in Kuwait

Kendrapara: As many as 12 youths from Aul, Rajkanika and Rajnagar areas of Kendrapara district have been duped of Rs 7 lakh by a man from Rajkanika area. As per reports, the accused identified as Biswajit Swain, had allegedly taken  Rs 60,000 from every individual on the pretext of providing a job in Kuwait. Swain […]

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Athagarh DFO confirms poaching behind death of female elephant

Athagarh: The involvement of poachers has come to the fore in the death of the female elephant near Sabar Taila village under Rajnagar area of Athagarh forest range in the district on Wednesday. The Athagarh Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Sasmita Lenka on Thursday informed that the elephant was trapped and killed by some unidentified miscreants. […]

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Woman injured in crocodile attack in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: A woman sustained critical injuries after she was attacked by a crocodile at Balabhadraprasad village under Rajnagar block in the district on Sunday. According to sources, one Chaila Das a native of the village was attacked by the reptile while she had gone to attend nature’s call near a nullah. Though Das sustained multiple […]

5 youths arrested for stripping girl, making video viral

Kendrapara: The Rajnagar police today arrested five persons for allegedly stripping a girl on June 14 and making video of the act viral. The accused will be produced before the court tomorrow, informed police. “We apprehended five persons and their interrogation is on. However, the prime accused in the case is still at large and […]

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BJD members involved in paddy procurement irregularities?

Bhubaneswar:  Senior BJD leaders from Kendrapara were involved in the 2015-16 paddy procurement scam in Kendrapara, alleged Congress MLA from Rajnagar Anshuman Mohanty who has submitted documentary proof regarding the same to the Chief Minister’s Office. Mohanty alleged that procurement unit of the Marketing Federation Limited (Markfed) in Kendrapara , instead of buying the paddy from […]

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Man injured in croc attack in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: A man sustained critical injuries after a crocodile attacked him while he was taking bath in Patasala river at Kandira village under Rajnagar block in the district today. The crocodile tried to drag him into the deep river. However, he managed to escape. He has however sustained grievous injuries on left hand. The man […]

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'Murdered' by in-laws, woman returns after five years!

Kendrapara: In what came as a shock to the villagers and family members alike, a married woman of Khandeipada village in Kendrapara, who was allegedly murdered by in-laws five years back, was caught by her husband while getting married to another youth at her ancestral village. Surprisingly, the parents of the woman, identified as Mamata […]

Man-croc conflict: One more woman critical in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: A woman sustained grievous injuries after a crocodile pounced on her near a canal at Balabhadraprasad village under Rajnagar block of the district here on Thursday. The incident took place yesterday evening when the victim, Laxmipriya Rout had gone to the nearby canal to attend nature’s call. Suddenly, a crocodile attacked her from behind […]

Woman critical after croc attack

Kendrapara: A woman sustained grievous injuries after being attacked by a crocodile in Debanarayanpur village under Rajnagar block of the district here on Saturday. According to sources, the woman, Bhabani Mandal had gone to graze cattle when she was suddenly attacked by a crocodile near the banks of Bainsagada River. Local people rushed to the […]

Watery grave for four minors in separate incidents in Odisha

Kendrapara/Sundergarh: As many as four children including a boy drowned in separate places in Kendrapara and Sundergarh districts on Sunday. The first incident took place at Mugakani village under Rajnagar block in Kendrapara after two sisters met water grave while taking bath in a pond. The bodies of Sasmita (13) and Sujata (10), both daughters […]

Human-crocodile conflict in Bhitarkanika National Park

Kendrapara: Crocodile attacks have created panic in the human settlements near Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district. The rise in water level at river Brahmani and Baitarani during rainy season paves the way for the crocodiles to move to bathing ghats at Aul and Rajnagar, which is visited by the villagers on a daily basis. […]

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Forest dept puts brake on eco tourism complex near Bhitarkanika National Park

Kendrapara: In a glaring instance of gross misuse of government funds, an eco tourism complex built at a cost of Rs 85 lakh near Bhitarkanika National Park has virtually gone down the drain with the Forest department putting brakes on the project. The partially built tourist complex, the construction quality of which was left much […]

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Record 6,04,046 Olive Ridley turtles lay eggs in Gahirmatha this year

Bhubaneswar: Setting a new record, 6,04,046 Olive Ridley turtles have laid eggs in between February 22 and March 1 at Nasi 1, Nasi 2 islands and nearby places of Gahirmatha marine sanctuary in Kendrapara district this year. According to forest department it is a record mass nesting of the turtles within the last 16 years. […]

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Woman dies of crocodile attack

A 60-year-old woman of Balarampur village under Kandira panchayat in Rajnagar block of Kendrapara district was killed after being dragged by a crocodile into the Patasala river this morning

Man penalised for speaking on mobile inside court room

A 32-year-old man has been penalised for talking on his mobile phone inside a court room in Kendrapara