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December 12, 2017

Constable tonsured, forced to ingest faeces

Phulbani: In a bizarre incident, a constable of Pasara outpost under Chakapada police limits was tonsured and allegedly made to eat faeces by another constable of India Reserve Battalion (IRB) here in Phulbani district officials over…

The Changing Mores Of Love

On a stroll in the park near my home this evening, I was struck by the number of young, smartly dressed, lovey-dovey couples in the crowd. They were all over the place: walking together holding each other’s hands, occupying the many games…

4-yr-old girl rescued after torture video goes viral

Cuttack: Members of the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) rescued a 4-year-old girl child from her paternal-aunt's house at CDA Sector 11 in Cuttack today after a video of the minor being brutally beaten went viral. The video, being shot by…

12th Toshali National Craft Mela begins Dec 15

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government will organise the 12th Toshali National Craft Mela-2017 at Janata Maidan here from December 15 to offer an open platform to artists, artisans and connoisseurs for interaction, said Minister for Handlooms,…

NHAI assures to begin work on Brahmani Bridge soon

Bhubaneswar: Amid mudslinging between State and Centre over construction of the second bridge on Brahmani River near Rourkela, the NHAI authorities today held discussions with Chief Secretary AP Padhi at the Secretariat and assured to start…

Odisha spent Rs 26.55 crore towards airfare of CM, ministers

Bhubaneswar: The State government has spent more than Rs 26.55 crore towards airfare of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and other ministers in last three years, Parliamentary Affairs Minister B K Arukha, said in a written reply to BJP member…

Decoded: What causes dementia

London: The toxic build-up of urea, a compound created by the liver, in the brain has been found as the major reason that can cause brain damage and lead to Huntington's Disease, one of seven major types of age-related dementia, finds a…