BJP women wing executive meet in Konark from Nov 20

Bhubaneswar: The women wing of the state BJP unit would hold its three-day State executive meeting at Konark in Puri district from November 20. The meeting would be held under the chairmanship of Mahila Morcha president Prabhati Parida. Senior BJP leaders like Morcha...

Lady CDMO nabbed taking Rs 8,000 bribe in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: Gitanjali Patnaik, Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) of Bhadrak district was caught red handed by Vigilance sleuths, while demanding and accepting illegal gratification of Rs 8,000. She was caught while taking bribe from one Rashmi Ranjan Dash, Supervisor...

Four-year-old girl raped by minor in Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda: A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by 15-year-old-boy in Telenpali village under Banharpali police limits in the district on Friday. The accused has been identified as Mohamad Rafik, who is the minor’s neighbour. According to reports, the girl was...

Woman, youth tortured for illicit affair in Malkangiri

Malkangiri:  In another instance of cruelty of Kangaroo court in Malkangiri, a youth and a married woman were tied to an electric pole and thrashed alleging an illicit relationship between the two in Krusiweda village under Sadar block in the district. According to...

Acid attack survivors walk the ramp in city

Bhubaneswar: Brushing off nerves, acid attack survivors on Tuesday strode the runway, at Kiah Fashion Show here in the city. Parichay Foundation, in its 10th years, organised the second edition of the fashion show, one of its signature events, dedicated to raise funds...

Koraput girl bags gold medal at Uttarakhand Open University 

Koraput: Defying all odds, Mitali Madhusmita daughter of Dhanu Chandra Sahu, a betel shop owner in Sunki in Koraput district emerged as a topper in Commerce in Uttarakhand Open University. Madhusmita, the elder daughter of Sahu was a bright student from her childhood...

Youth thrashed for molestation bid on girl in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: A youth was thrashed for sneaking into a woman's house and trying to molest her at Paikasahi village under Marine police limits here on Monday. The accused is identified as a native of Balasore and is working as a labourer in Dhamara Port. According to...

Odisha Govt launches ‘Sudakhya’ for girl students

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to encourage girl students and women to take up technical education and skill development, the state government has launched ‘Sudakhya’ initiative. The prime objective of the initiative is to enhance the technical skills of the women besides...

Kunduli gang rape: Oram questions judicial probe

Bhubaneswar: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram today attacked Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for ordering a judicial probe into the alleged Kundili gangrape case and said the CM’s announcement is just a farce. Oram said that the State Government is playing drama...