IIT Guwahati to study Brahmani for rejuvenation

While Odisha has the maximum 57 per cent of the river’s catchment area, Jharkhand has 40 per cent and Chhattisgarh three per cent.

published on : 22nd November 2023

In Odisha's Kendrapara municipality, cremation ground exclusively for Brahmin community draws ire of people

Similarly, secretary of the district unit of CPM Gayadhar Dhal condemned the civic body’s actions, deeming it illegal to restrict the cremation ground to only Brahmin people.

published on : 21st November 2023

Orissa High Court orders payment of family pension to 91-year-old

The state authorities had rejected her plea on the ground of eligibility as Benudhar died in 1977, but the family pension scheme was introduced in 1980-81.

published on : 19th November 2023

Villagers reminisce Swaminathan’s link with Kendrapara

Many villages were saved during the Super Cyclone in 1999, due to the efforts of the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) in regenerating mangrove forests near the coastline.

published on : 29th September 2023

College girl sexually assaulted by driver in Odisha's Kendrapara

According to the survivor, she was the only passenger in the vehicle after her co-passengers got down at their respective destinations.

published on : 27th September 2023

Odisha: Nipah fear grips locals as Kendrapara- Kerala buses ply

Approximately 8,000 people including women from the coastal regions of the district are employed in plywood and garment factories across Kerala.

published on : 17th September 2023

Family performs last rites of daughter who chose to marry a ‘suitable boy’

Muna Mallick who could not accept his daughter’s decision, organised a last rites for her much alive daughter.

published on : 8th September 2023

Locals to stage stir on September 5 in front of  Kendrapara collectorate

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and other BJD leaders had promised to set up a government medical college in the district but nothing has been done in this regard as yet.

published on : 3rd September 2023

Artisans of Kendrapara toil to meet demand for Ganesh and Vishwakarma idols

Speaking about the same, 52-year-old Pravat Behera said he has an experience of over three decades in painting idols.

published on : 28th August 2023

Odisha's Kendrapara celebrates history with ‘Chandrayaan’ babies

Minutes after Chandrayaan-3’s smooth landing on the moon, Ranu Mallick of Aripada village gave birth to a son.

published on : 24th August 2023

Animal sacrifice marks Gouri Panchami in Kendrapara

Held on Gouri Panchami every year in traditional fervour, the animals were first taken to the temple where vermilion was applied on their foreheads.

published on : 23rd August 2023

Lightning strikes school, at least 16 students injured in Odisha's Kendrapara district

An explosion hit the place as lightning struck the 33 KV and 11 KV electric lines nearby

published on : 13th August 2023

Crocodiles in floodwater: Fresh threat in Kendrapara villages

Panic grips Santipada, Sidhabali, Baluria after locals spot 5 reptiles

published on : 6th August 2023

65-year-old sentenced 20 years in jail by POCSO court in Odisha

As per reports, the girl’s mother filed an FIR in Aul police station on August 25,  2022  after the minor girl was found to be in an advanced stage of pregnancy due to sexual assault on her.

published on : 20th July 2023

Giant crocodile rescued from canal in Odisha's Kendrapara

The villagers have been advised to use the river and pond  water carefully by erecting barricades in the river and pond ghats, he added.

published on : 20th July 2023

Parents lock teachers in school as mark of protest in Odisha

The students and guardians alleged that with shortage of teachers, teaching and learning are badly affected.

published on : 16th July 2023

Man arrested for raping minor girl in Odisha

A 32-year-old man was arrested on Saturday for allegedly raping a minor girl at a village within Aul police limits of Kendrapara district. 

published on : 2nd July 2023

80-year-old woman raped in Odisha

The octogenarian woman was waiting at Kahuna Chhack for a bus to visit her daughter's house when a young man offered her a lift, took her to an isolated place and sexually assaulted her.

published on : 15th June 2023

Former Odisha priest arrested for stealing idols from temples

Kendrapara police claimed to have busted an idol lifting racket by arresting the former priest of a mutt in Jajpur here on Tuesday.

published on : 14th June 2023

Seed shortage hits Kendrapara paddy farmers

Meanwhile, it is also being claimed that many agriculture and block officials are minting money by not providing subsidised seeds to the farmers.

published on : 12th June 2023
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