Articles about Kendrapara

Giant sea waves swallow centuries-old temple in Odisha

03 Aug 2021

India
Giant sea waves swallow centuries-old temple in Odisha

The marauding sea that had been eroding the coastline in Odisha's Kendrapara district for decades, devouring one village after another, recently razed to the ground the centuries-old Ma Panchubarahi temple dashing hopes of locals who often offered prayers there seeking respite from the scourge of Mother Nature.

Rare conjoined twins born with two heads and three hands

12 Apr 2021

India
Rare conjoined twins born with two heads and three hands

A woman has given birth to rare conjoined twin daughters with two heads and three hands at a private hospital in Odisha's Kendrapara district on Sunday, doctors said.

Nine, including seven children, die as boat capsizes in Odisha

03 Jan 2019

India
Nine, including seven children, die as boat capsizes in Odisha

The death toll in the boat capsize incident in the Mahanadi river reached nine today, as eight more bodies were recovered in Odisha's Kendrapara district, officials said.

Sit-ups for two revenue-inspectors as they were late for meeting

17 May 2018

India
Sit-ups for two revenue-inspectors as they were late for meeting

Two revenue inspectors in Kendrapara district (Odisha) were forced to do sit-ups when they turned up 15 minutes late for a meeting at Rajnagar.

Odisha-CM Naveen Patnaik suspends MP Baijayant Panda for anti-party activities

25 Jan 2018

Politics
Odisha-CM Naveen Patnaik suspends MP Baijayant Panda for anti-party activities

Inter-party schisms have now hit Odisha's Biju Janata Dal (BJD). CM Naveen Patnaik has suspended Kendrapara MP Baijayant Jay Panda for anti-party activities and 'monopolistic utilization' of Members of Parliament Local Area Development Division (MPLAD) funds.