Rape: BJP Mahila Morcha holds demo in city

Bhubaneswar: Protesting against the alleged rape of a woman by a BJD leader on pretext of providing her a Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana at Dasrathpur in Jajpur, the women wing of the State BJP unit on Tuesday took to the streets demanding arrest of the accused. The BJP...

Elderly woman trampled to death by elephant in Sundargarh

Rourkela: Tension prevailed after an elephant trampled a woman to death at Kapisanga village under Kopasinga range of Rourkela forest divison in Sundargarh the wee hourson Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Padma Munda of Kapisanga village. According to...

Puri women farmers set example by doubling their income

Puri: At a time when we are regularly coming across articles and news stories about farmer suicide and distress sale of crops, but here a group women who have successfully taken up farming as their livelihood. A group of 36 women farmers of Khanijipur village under...

Minor girl gives birth to child in Koraput

Koraput: Another case of a minor schoolgirl giving birth to a child has come to the fore in Odisha with Class IX student of the Balada Sevashram (residential school for SC and ST students) in Koraput district delivering a baby girl. The condition of the minor girl and...

Anti-liquor protest: Women stage protest in Nuapada

Nuapada: Hundreds of irate women of five panchayats of the district on Sunday staged a protest rally demanding closure of country-made liquor shop and other illegal liquor shops in their locality. Reportedly, the country-made liquor shop is near the Pachera Shiv...

Pink auto service begins in Rourkela

Rourkela: Pink auto services began in Rourkela on Thursday. These autos driven by women drivers have been introduced for safe journey of girls and women in the steel city. Sundergarh Collector V Bharadwaj and Smart City CEO Monisha Banerjee inaugurated the initiative...