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....

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...

3 forest officials detained for rape bid

Balasore: The police today detained three forest officials for attempting to rape a woman at Tenda village of Nilagiri in Balasore district on Friday night. The forest officials were also brutally beaten up by the locals, as they were caught red-handedly. As per the...

Woman killed in wild tusker attack in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: An elderly woman was trampled to death by a wild tusker at Kauriapal village under Sadar forest range in Dhenkanal on Saturday. The incident occurred, when the deceased, identified as Satyabati Swain (65), had gone to attend nature’s call. She died on the...