Rains play spoilsport on first day of Rath Yatra

Sources said locals were left dejected as they were looking forward to the grand event which had been stalled due to the pandemic and now, could not attend due to the downpour.

published on : 2nd July 2022

Odisha: Rain speeds up farming activities in Kendrapara

Sources said a target has been fixed to raise paddy over 1,24,600 hectare of agricultural land in the district. Following the showers, preparations have begun for the kharif crop.

published on : 20th June 2022

Odisha Panchayat executive officer suspended for embezzling Harishchandra Yojana funds

A panchayat executive officer of Kuranti Gram Panchayat was suspended on Saturday for misappropriating funds under the Harishchandra Sahayata Yojana.

published on : 19th June 2022

One missing, 12 rescued as boat capsizes off Odisha's Talachua coast

Sources said that the boat with the passengers and around 20 two-wheelers on board left for Satpada from Janhikuda and after covering around two km, the engine of the boat seized.

published on : 18th June 2022

Odisha: Community health centre doctor uses mobile flashlight to treat patient in Kendrapara

Sources said one Krupasindhu Sahoo of Bhatapada village sustained serious injuries in a road accident on Friday night for which he was admitted in the hospital.

published on : 5th June 2022

Timber for Rath Yatra arrives in Odisha's Kendrapara temple, construction from May 16

A total of 467.26 cubic feet of Sal timber has been fetched for the 64-foot wooden chariot, touted as the second largest in the State, next only to Keonjhar.

published on : 14th May 2022

Labour Day: Poor wages, health risks continue to plague beedi workers of Odisha's Kendrapara

Sources say that there are at least 5,000 beedi binders in the coastal district who are dependent on this precarious livelihood for a meagre Rs 80-150 per day.

published on : 1st May 2022

Odisha's Bhitarkanika National Park to remain closed from May 1

Even local forest dwellers who illegally enter the forest areas to collect honey and wood, have been prohibited from entering the space.

published on : 1st May 2022

Three temples looted in Kendrapara, Rs 10 lakh worth ornaments stolen

The robbery took place in Ram temple at Juania, Krishna temple at Gobindapur and Mangala temple at Baramatia.

published on : 6th April 2022

Daily wager Dalit man carries daughter’s body for 20 km on bike in Kendrapara

Even as Dana Majhi incident refuses to fade from memory, similar reports of bodies being wrapped in polythene and carried on bikes and shoulders keep pouring in from parts of the state.

published on : 6th April 2022

Sans hearse, dalit man carries daughter's body on bike in Odisha's Kendrapara

In a tragic incident, a dalit man was forced to carry his eight-year-old daughter's body on a bike from a hospital to his village in Odisha's Kendrapara.

published on : 5th April 2022

Odisha: Kendrapara’s snake man succumbs to cobra bite

The irony couldn’t have been starker. Kendrapara’s well-known snake catcher Sk.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Tug of war intensifies between BJD and Congress as poll inches closer

While the ruling party’s chairperson candidate Sarita Sahoo is aiming to retain the BJD fort against all odds, her Congress counterpart Laxmipriya Barik is not far behind.

published on : 17th March 2022

MLA, block chairman ‘attacked’ by sons of defeated BJD rebel

Accused reportedly threaten Pradyumna and Rajnagar MLA Dhruba Sahoo at gunpoint

published on : 16th March 2022

Women SHGs star in BJD’s poll show in Kendrapara

Considering their large-scale presence, the entry of many office-bearers of WSHGs in the poll worked as the trump card given the support they enjoy at ground level.

published on : 2nd March 2022
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