Five Odisha workers stranded in Iraq

At least five workers from Odisha have been stranded in strife-torn Iraq, an official said Saturday. All the labourers, mostly plumbers, are from Kendrapada district.

Post poll violence escalates in Odisha, one dead

A BJD worker was hacked to death by the supporters of rival Congress party in Odisha`s Kendrapada district as post poll violence escalated in the area, police said Tuesday.

Spurious health drink manufacturing racket busted

With the arrest of two persons, the police Tuesday claimed to have busted a spurious health drink manufacturing racket in Odisha`s Kendrapara district.

Nine killed in Odisha road accident

At least nine people were killed Thursday and 11 others injured when a van collided with a truck in Odisha’s Kendrapada district, police said.

Odisha official shifted over post-poll goof up

An official was transferred from Odisha`s Kendrapada district after protests against him over an alleged post-poll goof up.

One dead in Odisha post-poll violence

Prohibitory orders were clamped in Odisha`s Kendrapada district after a Biju Janata Dal supporter was killed and several injured as post-poll violence rocked the region, an official said.

Row over EVMs sighted near residence of officer in Kendrapada in Odisha

A mob on Friday manhandled senior government officials in Odisha`s Kendrapara Lok Sabha constituency where elections were held yesterday, alleging attempts to tamper votes as an EVM-loaded vehicle was spotted in front of an officer`s residence.

Two arrested for smuggling chameleons

Two persons were arrested today for smuggling exotic species of Indian chameleons at a village in Kendrapara district.

Village where houses have no doors, windows

A village in Odisha`s Kendrapara district has houses which have no doors and windows.

Minors forced into hazardous firecrackers making

With demand for firecrackers swelling during Diwali, children are forced to help manufacture hazardous firecrackers in several villages in Odisha`s Kendrapara district.

Odisha:Coastal embankment gives way to tidal waves

Battered by mighty sea waves, a four-decade-old coastal embankment near seaside Pentha village has caved in, exposing large chunks in Odisha’s Rajnagar block headquarters to tidal ingress.

Twenty fishermen held for fishing in reserved zone

Forest department officials have taken into custody 20 marine fishermen of West
Bengal after intercepting a couple of fishing trawlers near Satabhaya coast off the prohibited Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary in Odisha.

Flood-hit Orissa waits for damage assessment

The flood waters have receded from this coastal area over a week ago but the
people are waiting for damage assessment instead of repairing their houses.