Jajpur rape accused nabbed from Keonjhar 

Jajpur: Jajpur police arrested a BJD leader accused of raping a woman on the pretext of providing her a Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana (BPGY) in the district on Thursday night. Jajpur SP Charan Singh Meena today informed about the arrest in a press conference. Meena said that...

Music lovers throng city to witness Rajarani Music Fest

Bhubaneswar: The three-day Rajarani Music Festival began on the lush green ambience in the precinct of the magnificent Rajarani Temple, here on Thursday. On the inaugural evening, Suramani Ramesh Chandra Das with violin and Srinibas Satapathy on flute enchanted the...

Easy home remedies for cracked heels

Cracked heels, also referred to as heel fissures, are a common foot condition, which can cause discomfort and even pain in some cases. They result from dry skin and are accompanied by thickened skin, plus sometimes yellow or brown calluses around the heel edge. Often,...

Sambalpur girl Arpita selected for Little Miss World

Sambalpur: Arpita, a Class-VI student of St Joseph’s Convent School of Sambalpur, is selected for Little Miss World competition for the year 2018. The competition will be held in March in Bulgaria. Arpita was selected among more than 100 contestants in a contest at...

Woman trampled to death in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: In a tragic incident, a woman was trampled to death by an elephant at Srirampur village under Bhuban Forest Range in the district on Friday morning. The deceased woman has been identified as Kagaja Pani. According to reports, the woman was going to take...

Kendrapara girl to get bravery award from Prime Minister

Kendrapara: The brave minor Mamata Dalai, who had shown exemplary bravery and courage while saving her elder sister from a crocodile attack in Kendrapara district on April 4, will be bestowed with the National Bravery Award 2017 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The...

Man sets ablaze wife, 1-yr-old daughter in Nabrangpur

Nabrangpur: In a barbaric incident, a man allegedly set ablaze his wife and one-year-old daughter over a family feud at Chirima village under Kosagumuda block in the district on Thursday early morning. The accused husband has been identified as Tankadhar Bhatara....

Girl safety: Police to start drive against eve-teasing

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha police have decided to start a drive against eve-teasing near educational institutes. The women's colleges would be on their priority list as a number of youths roam around these institutes every day, said police sources. "We will deploy female...

Rairangpur shocker: Victim’s husband surrenders before police

Rairangpur: The husband of the 22-year-old woman, who was reportedly raped and then set on fire by her father-in-law at Bazarsahi under Ward No-5 in Rairangpur here on January 12, surrendered before the police today. The husband of the victim identified as Abinash...