Tag Archives: Odisha

Odisha starts air-dropping of food packets in flood-hit Rayagada dist

Odisha government started air-dropping food packets in flood-hit even as operations to rescue people stranded in marooned pockets in Odisha’s Rayagada district on Monday. “We have already dropped 3,000 food packets by helicopter in flooded areas. Free kitchens have been ...

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IAF chopper airdrops food in flood-hit Odisha’s Rayagada

Rayagada: A chopper of the Indian Air Force (IAF) today started air-dropping food packets to the affected people in the flood-hit areas of Odisha’s Rayagada district. The chopper arrived in Rayagada from Visakhapatnam this morning but couldn’t take-off for around ...

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State Bhawans asked to help trafficked kids

Child rights panel plans rehabilitation project for victims rescued from Delhi-NCR The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has asked all States to set up helpdesks in their bhawans in the Capital to help rehabilitate victims of child ...

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Lawyer convicted for misbehaving with Dalit woman client in Odisha

Gets twenty-five month jail term and a fine of Rs. 5,000 A court here has convicted a lawyer who had misbehaved with a poor Dalit woman client and failed to return her money. The District Sessions Court of Kandhamal in ...

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Theological titan of India dies at age of 78

Father Augustine Kanjamala, SVD, “lived a convinced, committed life of a true religious with truth and sincerity.” The noted theologian and missionary taught mission theology in several seminaries in India and was once a scholar-in-residence at the Chicago-based Catholic Theological ...

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