Kendrapara

  • Odisha: 1 dead, 4 injured in post-poll related violence 20-04-2014 09:15 AM

    Kendrapara: One person died and four others suffered serious injuries in a post-poll related violence between the BJD and Congress workers on Sunday in Kendrapara district of Odisha. In a separate incident, a block development officer (BDO) was beaten up by political workers after he was found with demo EVM...
  • Odisha: Coastal districts alerted as cyclone Lehar approaches landfall 26-11-2013 03:42 PM

    After the devastation of Cyclone Phailin, Lehar is possibly to hit coastal areas of Odisha, along with Andhra as well. The state government on Tuesday put district authorities on alert, especially those of 10 southern and coastal districts, as the severe cyclonic storm is expected to make a landfall between...
  • Odisha: Man pours acid on girl as she refuses love proposal 06-09-2013 06:10 PM

    A 19-year-old girl sustained burn injury after a jilted lover poured acid on her as she turned down his proposal, police said. The critically injured girl was rushed to SCB medical college hospital in Cuttack. She was admitted to the casualty department and later shifted to special burn ward with...
  • Turtle smuggling racket busted in Odisha, one arrested 19-08-2013 12:35 PM

    A freshwater turtle smuggling racket was busted with the arrest of its kingpin from near Bhitarkanika Nationak Park in Kendrapara district, a forest official said on Monday. Sekhar Jena (24) was arrested from Madanpur, adjacent to the national park, with 14 turtles by forest personnel on Sunday, Divisional Forest Officer,...
  • Ramesh slams Naveen for Posco delay 17-08-2013 07:46 PM

    Mounting a scathing attack on Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for inept governance, senior Congress leader and Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday held BJD government responsible for inordinate delay in implementation of Posco steel project. "As the proposed Posco steel plant near Paradip is billed as India's largest foreign...
  • Odisha: Congress demands dismissal of Naveen government 10-08-2013 07:40 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Accusing Odisha government of failing to control rising crimes against women belonging to dalit and tribal communities, opposition Congress on Saturday sought Governor SC Jamir's intervention and dismissal of the BJD government in the state. The demand was made though a memorandum submitted by a delegation of Odisha Pradesh...
  • Odisha gangrape: Violence erupts in Bhubaneswar as BJP calls for bandh 10-08-2013 11:20 AM

    Bhubaneswar: A day after 14-year-old girl died after being gangraped and set on fire, BJP workers announced a bandh and held protest on Saturday in Bhubaneswar in Odisha. The rail and road services have been hit by the bandh. The protestors also attacked college buses trying to pass through. The...
  • Odisha rape case: Political parties protest over minor girl's death, allege negligence 09-08-2013 11:55 PM

    Bhubaneswar: The 14-year-old girl who was gangraped and then set on fire, in Kendrapara district of Odisha succumbed to her injuries on Thursday. The death of the rape victim immediately sparked off violent protests in Bhubaneswar with Congress workers trying to break open the gate of the Odisha Health Minister...
  • Odisha: 14-year-old girl, who was allegedly gangraped, set on fire, dies 09-08-2013 12:28 AM

    Bhubaneswar: The 14-year-old girl, who was allegedly gangraped in Kendrapara district in July 2013, died in a hospital in Bhubaneswar on Thursday. After being raped, the woman was allegedly set on fire by the accused. Tensions prevailed outside the hospital due to constant protests by the women activists. Police was...
  • Odisha: 22 teachers caught cheating in an examination 26-07-2013 12:45 PM

    Kendrapara (Odisha): Twenty-two teachers of government-run primary schools appearing for the certified training (teaching) examination were caught cheating in Kendrapara district, official sources said on Friday. The teachers, who had no qualification for training, were writing the examination on Thursday, they said. The teachers were debarred from taking examination in...
  • Odisha: Women attack liquor shop in Kendrapara 18-04-2013 02:04 PM

    Kendrapara (Odisha): Grudging over growing alcoholism among local youths, a group of women attacked a liquor shop at Choudkulat in Kendrapara district, police said on Thursday. The women picketed in front of the shop and attacked it before police reached the area and controlled them on Wednesday. "We have drawn...
  • Orissa floods: 2,600 villages submerged, 8 dead 11-09-2011 02:11 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Flood's fury in Mahanadi and other rivers has wreaked havoc in Orissa submerging about 2,600 villages spread over 19 districts and leaving eight dead as the state government on Sunday stepped up relief and rescue operations for 11 lakh affected people. The floods, which claimed eight lives and left...
  • Heavy rain triggers floods in Orissa 05-10-2009 09:19 PM

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  • Daring Dalit starts green revolution against myth 01-06-2008 02:08 PM

    Gros Islet, (St Lucia): Almost from nowhere, left-arm West Indian pacer Delorn Johnson has emerged as one of the brightest fast bowling prospects in the region. If his performances for the West Indies A in the current series against visiting India A are anything to go by, the 23-year-old could...
  • Man locks up mentally ill son in loo for 14 years 20-03-2008 12:26 PM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Moin Khan has lashed out at the former chief of the ICC anti-corruption unit Paul Condon, who earlier stated that the ACU was aware that in the 1990s and in the following years, all of cricket's leading countries were involved in fixing major matches. I don't...
  • Temple off limits, Dalits to convert 05-01-2007 11:55 AM

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  • Whom to save—turtles or humans? 10-12-2006 04:57 PM

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  • 20 lakh marooned in Orissa floods 03-09-2006 11:48 AM

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