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Rekha Who Escaped Child Marriage, Secures 90% In Board Exam

Rekha V, a native of Chikkaballapura district of Karnataka, has stood out as a shining example of grit and determination to succeed in life. About two years back, Rekha fled to Bengaluru from her village after her mother, who works...

Captive Breeding: Hatching Of Vulture Chick At Nandankanan Rekindles Hope

Bhubaneswar: The Nandankanan Zoological Park authorities here have successfully bred a rare vulture in captivity. The chick was successfully hatched on February 27 from a pair of long-billed vulture received from Gwalior zoo earlier last year. Large diurnal bird vulture are highly...

Cash Prize To Traffic Rule Followers From Keonjhar Police

Bhubaneswar: At a time when traffic cops seem to have exhausted all options of checking traffic violation on city roads, Keonjhar police has hit upon an innovative idea to encourage commuters to follow traffic rules. Vehicle owners who are strictly...

Acclaimed Odisha-Born Scientist Conferred NATO-STO Award

Bhubaneswar: Odisha-born Prakash Patnaik, who is the Principal Research Scientist and Program Head of Aerospace Defence Science and Technology in Ottawa, Canada, has been conferred with the prestigious NATO Science & Technology Organization (STO)'s Panel Excellence Award. The award was...

Odisha CM & Commissionerate Police All Praise For Cops-Turned-Samaritans

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, on Monday, took to social media to appreciate Havildar Gyanenu Kumar Mallik of Traffic P.S. Cuttack for having helped a differently-abled man at Bali Jatra in Cuttack last month. Compassion in duty and right attitude make...

Surrendered Woman Maoist Ties the Knot In Odisha’s Phulbani

Phulbani: Jyoti Madkami has embarked on a new journey. Once an active member of CPI (Maoist), she entered the wedlock on Friday. The wedding was organised at Radha Krishna temple in Phulbani and Kadhamal police had made all security arrangements for it. She tied the...
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Decoding Nationalism: The Odisha Boy Who Feeds Peacocks

Bhubaneswar: At a time when many youngsters may be whiling away their time aimlessly and others may be in quest of material gains, 20-year-old Kanhu Charan Behera is serving a national cause – feeding peacocks in the Peacock Valley at Talagara, near Naraj in Cuttack district. The...

Actor Sakshi Tanwar Adopts Baby Girl

Actor Sakshi Tanwar, who is best known for television soaps like Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii and Bade Achhe Lagte Hain, has adopted a baby girl and named her Dityaa. The baby girl is just nine months old and as the actor puts it, “is the...

Tree Tale: This Man From Kendrapara Demanded 1,000 Saplings As Dowry

Bhubaneswar: In most part of the Indian subcontinent, marriage is not only about the tying of knot but also dowry. What began as giving essentials to the bride, was subsequently turned into horrendous demands from groom's family. Turning dowry down to something unique...

Cancer Survivors Walk The Ramp With ‘Umeedein’ In Life

Bhubaneswar: Only four year back, Manoj Kumar Mahapatra was contemplating suicide. After months of trying allopathy, homeopathy and even Ayurvedic medicines, the doctor confirmed his worst fear – he had prostate cancer. “My father had died of cancer in 2008....
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