Punjilal Meher mastermind of wedding gift blast case: DGP

Balangir: Police today said Punjilal Meher, the English lecturer of Bhainsa College in Patnagarh is the prime accused the wedding gift explosion that occurred in Patnagarh of Bolangir February this year It was informed by DGP RP Sharma on Tuesday. A special team has...

Like mother like daughter

BHUBANESWAR: A woman and her daughter are in the same field with strong will power, passion and same jeal. Sonalika Purohit and daughter Shrinika, the mother-daughter duo of Odisha has excelled in Odissi dance and earned many accolades from in and outside the State....

Cabinet approves death penalty for child rapists

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Saturday approved an ordinance on the death penalty for those convicted of raping children below the age of 12. The Union Cabinet today took this decision in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The ordinance will be sent...

70,000 more households connected with LPG under PMUY

Bhubaneswar: As many as 70,000 new LPG connection were provided to women beneficiaries of the State under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), an initiative of Gram Swaraj Abhiyan campaign on Friday.  These safe and clean cooking fuel connections were provided at LPG...

69L women empowered under ‘Mission Shakti’: Minister

Bhubaneswar:  Over 69 lakh women of the State have been empowered under ‘Mission Shakti’ scheme for last 17 years. The government is providing financial assistance to them through self help groups, informed the Women and Child Development (WCD) and Mission Shakti...