Odisha: Six held for fishing near Gahirmatha marine sanctuary
Monday, November 03, 2014
At least six fishermen were arrested for fishing near a turtle nesting site at Gahirmatha marine sanctuary. The wildlife officials nabbed the men when they were fishing in the core area of the Gahirmatha. A mechanised trawler and 100 kg of fish were also seized from them.
Fishing ban imposed in Gahirmatha for seven months
Sunday, November 02, 2014
: The Odisha Forest and Environment department has imposed a seven-month ban on fishing in the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary, with effect from November 1, to provide security to the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles whose annual mating and nesting season begins in November.
Two unidentified youths hacked Biju Janata Dal worker to death in Aul
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Aali: Two unidentified youths on Monday hacked a Biju Janata Dal worker to death in Patrapur village in Aul block of Kendrapada district. The deceased Ranjit Nayak(40) was attacked with sharp weapons when he was alone at the outskirts of the village. The assailants immediately fled after...
Many Kendrapada NCP activists join BJD
Saturday, April 05, 2014
Kendrapada: Around 300 NCP supporters of two gram panchayats under the Kendrapada Assembly constituency on Thursday joined the BJD in the presence of local BJD candidate Kishore Tarei. They, among other reasons, attributed their decision to the infighting in the NCP.
Central University of Odisha organised Outreach Programme at Kendrapara
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Kendrapara: The Central University of Orissa, Koraput organised an Outreach and Mentoring Programme in collaboration with Kendrapara Aoutonomous College on 21st February, 2014 at the Kendrapara Autonomous college, Kendrapara.
Bhitarkanika National Park opened for general visitors on Thursday
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Rajnagar: The Bhitarkanika National Park was opened for general visitors on Thursday, 15 days after it was closed for counting of estuarine crocodiles and migratory birds. The park authorities had put the restriction on tourists’ entry on December 24 as a measure to prevent noise p...
Crocodile killed a 14-year-old girl of Sahupada village
Friday, July 26, 2013
In a tragic incident, an estuarine crocodile killed a 14-year-old girl of Sahupada village under Badambila gram panchayat of Ali block in Kendrapada district on Thursday while she was taking bath in the Brahmani river.
The girl, identified as Saraswati Parida, was a Cla...
Show cause notice to 11 medicine shops
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
District Drugs Inspector Manswini Biswal has recently issued so-cause notices to at least 11 chemist shops out of 12, which were raided by a drugs controller team on April 23 last. During the raid, many irregularities in the shops had come to the fore.
Biswal has asked the ch...
Marine fishermen get PDS card
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Kendrapada: The state government has provided special PDS cards to the traditional marine fishermen of Mahakalapada block.
The fishermen henceforth will get rice at Re 1 per kg like other BPL beneficiaries.
Notably, the economic status of the marine fisherme...
Bhitarakanika bird census to begin from August
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Kendrapada: The monsoon bird census at the Bhitarakanika national park would begin in the first week of August.
The census will be carried out for a week by two teams. The tourists will be restricted from visiting Bagagahan and several other areas inside the park in order to ...
Odisha: Raging tidal waters gushes into seaside villages
Friday, June 28, 2013
Kendrapada: Panic struck six sea side villages of Iswarpur gram panchayat under Rajnagar block in Kendrapada district when high tidal water from the crocodile infested Patasala river of the Bhitarkanika National Park gushed into the habitations following a breach occurred in the dilapida...
Fishing ban in Gahiramatha lifted
Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Kendrapada: Following the lifting of a six-month ban on fishing in the Gahiramatha marine sanctuary by the forest department after a gap of six months since Saturday, the marine fishermen of the district have started venturing into the sea for fishing.
Expedite development of PCPIR region in state: MP Baijayant Panda
Monday, May 06, 2013
Bhubaneswar: Lamenting delay in development of Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemical Investment Region (PCPIR) in Odisha, senior BJD leader and MP Baijayant Panda has asked the Centre to take quick steps for its early start to boost the economy of the region.
In a letter to ...
Ban on fishing in Bay of Bengal imposed
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Kendrapada: The state marine fishery department on Monday imposed a ban on fishing activities along the eastern coast of the Bay of Bengal including Kendrapada and Jagatsinghpur district for 47 days from April 15 to May 31 to facilitate fish breeding.
The ban is imposed every...
Food Minister distributes 481 IAY cheques in Ali
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Ali: Food and Civil Supplies Minister Pratap Keshari Deb distributed 481 Indira Awas Yojana (IAY) cheques to villagers of Manika Patna, Sanamanga, Narendrapur, Badambila, Chandiagadi, Singiri, Areikana, Demala, Atal, Batipada, Mendhapur and Sahira here on Saturday. BDO Ramakanta Sethi, S...