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A dog is the only thing in the earth that loves you more than you love yourself. Believe it or not this is the reality in today’s world. The best example of this is a dog in Jaunliapatty, Cuttack who was given a grand farewell by local residents when it died on last Monday. It …

Deba Sodi a tribal youth of Murdakhol village in Malkangiri district has an M Phil degree in Political Science from Berhampur University but he was jobless till recently. He eked out his living from agriculture or was working as a daily wage labourer. But now he is teaching 182 surrendered Maoists who have been enrolled for …

The Odisha government today signed 4 Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with different agencies for better delivery of healthcare in the State. The Health and Family Welfare Department, in presence of CM Naveen Patnaik, signed MoUs with Global Healthcare System Private Limited (Kolkata), Centre for Stem Cell Research, Christian Medical College (Vellore), Narayan Hrudayalaya and LV …

Google is planning to expand its Internet Saathi programme in India — run in partnership with Tata Trusts — to create “digitally-enabled livelihood opportunities” for women. Launched in July 2015, Internet Saathi programme aims to facilitate digital literacy among women in rural India. It has so far, trained 30,000 Internet Saathis, who have in turn …

Priti and Jyoti two girls live with their families in Salia Sahi slum in Bhubaneswar in abject poverty; the slum where we would think twice before going in. What they do to earn three square meals for their families is of importance. They are the melody queens who reign over the hearts of many with …

Shelvi Mishra from Keonjhar district has turned woman pilot of a reputed aviation firm AirAsia and set an example for her parents and society. She joined as first lady pilot from Odisha in Air Asia airlines in Bangalore on June 15 on the Raja Sankranti day. Shelbi is the elder daughter of Dr Bipin Mishra …

The capital city will be hosting the match between India and New Zealand on February 7, 2017 for the 2nd T20 World Cup Cricket for the Blind in which two players from Odisha are included among the 17 selected for the National Squad. As Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) announced the final list of players …

Bikash Moharana of Ustapada village in Khallikote, Ganjam has brought pride to the State by climbing the 8,848 meter Mount Everest and hoisting the Indian Flag atop. Bikash, who works with the Indian Navy, started the Mount Everest expedition along with 17 persons but only 9 of them managed to reach the mountain peak. After …

Rozalin Behera (23) of village Jajpur Road won the Miss Beautiful title recently in New Delhi. The daughter of a businessman of Jajpur, she managed to win the contest by beating 32 models. She passed HSC from Jajpur Road. Later, he completed B Com from Kamala Devi Women’s College in Bhubaneswar. She then joined as …

A research-scholar of SOA University has developed a ‘chitosan-turmeric patch’- a medicinal bandage, which can be used to coagulate blood flow in accident victims and prevent road accident deaths. The patch, once commercially used, can be of great help particularly for accident victims, who bear profuse blood loss before being given medical treatment. The researcher Dr Subhasmita Swain …