Tag: Rajnagar

Kendrapara villagers fume over poor quality Kalyan Mandap construction work 
Kendrapara villagers fume over poor quality Kalyan Mandap construction work 

Alleging corruption in the construction work of the Kalyan Mandap, the villagers said they have good reasons to feel dissatisfied with the quality of the work. 

  • Sunday, 19 June 2022
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 […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
'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 […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Partially constructed tourist resort at Dangamal within Bhitarkanika
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Mass nesting Olive Ridley
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. […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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

  • Monday, 28 June 2021