Tag Archives: Odisha

Odisha: In malaria hotbed, a remote, tribal village fights back

With Odisha accounting for 41% of India’s 1 million malaria cases in 2016, the success of the programme is crucial for India’s fight against malaria. One recent August day, a festive atmosphere enveloped Budabirmaha hamlet in the tribal Kandhamal district ...

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Eighty students fall ill after taking mid-day meal in Odisha

BHAWANIPATNA: More than 80 students of five schools fell ill allegedly after eating mid-day meal in Kalahandi district, officials said on Friday. The students of schools at Luma, Kubri, Bandhpari, Ranjendrapur and Dangri villages under Lanjigarh block complained vomiting, nausea and stomach ...

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Odisha: Women activists protesting against wine shop beaten up by police

Odisha:Women activists in a village in Odisha were recently beaten up by the police while protesting against a wine shop in the district. Activists in Kendrappada village were protesting against the wine shop as it was reportedly getting children in ...

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Odisha sprinter Dutee Chand’s car meets accident; one killed

Jajpur: A person lost his life and another sustained grievous injuries after a car, reportedly belonging to sprinter Dutee Chand, hit a truck from rear on NH-16 near Biju Nagar under Kuakhia police limits in Odisha’s Jajpur district this morning. ...

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Free uniforms for all students in state-run schools in Odisha

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said the government has decided to provide free uniforms to all pupils in state-run schools across the state and free bicycles to each class nine student. “The government has decided to provide free ...

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