Sarada Lahangir: - A recipient Prestigious Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism, 2015 for Uncovering India Invisible, having more than 24 years of hand on experience in Print, Television and Digital Media. She has started her journalism career with Zee Television network. Later she has worked with Asian News International (ANI), Kalinga TV, Zee Media Corporation Limited and ETV Bharat .She has made many documentaries and wrote articles for Women’s Feature Service (WFS), The Wire, and Scroll.in as a freelancer. Her articles published in several reputed media platform like The Hindu, Deccan herald ,Kashmir Times, Shillong Times, Statesmen, The Sentinel ,Tribune and Grassroots etc. There are many awards and fellowships are on her credits. She has received Laadli Media award in 2011 and in 2012.She got special Commendation in Chameli Devi Jain Award-2014-15. She is recipient of Inclusive Media –UNDP fellowship -2014, The Akshaya Patra - One World Media Fellowships on Hunger – 2012, Panos South Asia Media Fellowship on tobacco-2011, National foundation of India (NFI) media fellowship for 2007-08.
Her area of interest and specialization lies in the under reported hinterlands and conflict zone of Eastern Indian states like Odisha, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand. Along with the conflict zone/Maoist insurgency, she has extensively travelled in the inaccessible pockets of all these states and did in depth reporting on politics, development, food security, gender, health, education, environment, conflict, disaster, tragedy and violence. Some of her mention worthy reportage are Super cyclone, floods, droughts, Communal riots in Kandhmal , Tribal unrest (Bandhugoan),Naxal attack in Koraput and Nayagarh,Kalinga Nagar Unrest and tribal killing in Odisha,Singur ,Nandigram unrest due to land acquisition and women trafficking to Bangladesh in West Bengal,Salwa Judum and many Major Naxal attacks in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand . She was a member as a part of South Asian media delegation to Pakistan in 2013.
The upcoming 'Shaandaar Shukravaar' special episode of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) 13’ will be a thrilling one! Because this week India’s golden boy Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and hockey star PR Sreejesh will grace the show.
“I did not concentrate on studies because I devoted all my time playing football from a very tender age. It is a different thing that the sport could not feed us, so I have to do this job. I was hopeful of getting a job under the sports quota so that I can run my family and also continue with my game. But I was wrong."
Asha Kandara, who was working as a sanitary worker with the Jodhpur Municipal Corporation (North), has qualified the Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS) examination held in 2018.
Poor innocent tribals residing in the left wing infested areas are not only killed by these ultras, but also become alleged victims of the bullets of security forces those have been deployed in those areas to eliminate the Maoists.
The outbreak of coronavirus has posed serious threats to worldwide and apart from the health emergency, the virus has adversely affected the education of Migrant children
Factors like decline in turnover, withdrawal of education and health benefits, discontinuation of bonus and commission, besides, denial of thrift deposit withdrawal have led to exodus of weavers
Like other Tribal Women in Indian society who have been contributing positively to the local economy by participating actively along with men in the pursuit of economic activities to earn a livelihood, Dongria Kondh women share major responsibility in the production process.
Amid the Covid-19 Pandemic, to accelerate the study of the students which has been virtually stopped due to closer of schools, both the State and Central Governments ate putting much emphasis on online education.
This festival of Odisha is celebrated for three days and this year Raja Parba is being celebrated from June 14 to June 16. The specialty of this festival is that women are accorded due respect and the festival is a reminder to consider periods or menstruation not a dirt but to be revered celebrated.
Dongrias allege that the government programmes meant for their development are not reaching to them, making it difficult for them to manage even two square meals a day
They faced the worst of life but never gave up and defeated Cancer. Due to their strong will power, they have emerged as fighters
Passing through the hilly terrains of Rayagada district, the lush, green patches of forest cover in Muniguda and Bisamcuttack block will definitely attract you. It is the result of the hard work of the tribal women of these areas who have now cherished their efforts that they initiated a couple of years ago.
Danasari is on a mission not to let anybody sleep with empty stomach during this Pandemic. She is trekking kilometers across hills and mountains and reaching out to people of inaccessible villages and delivering food and essentials to the people who are in distress.
India is the second largest consumer of tobacco. All sections of Indian population consume tobacco though the prevalence of habit and the types predominantly used vary across different geographical areas.
Though the very severe cyclone Yaas, which left a trail of devastation in Balasore and other districts of Odisha on May 26 spared lives, it blown up everything shattering many lives in the State.
Hundreds of lush green tea plantations nestled in the foothills of Assam's Himalayas have not only added to the natural beauty of the states, but are also the backbone of its economy. But unfortunately, those who play a key role in these industries, the thousands of workers of the tea gardens are still live penury.
The elderly woman named Sheila D’souza, 82, a spinster and retired teacher expressed her desire to a Delhi constable Kuldeep Singh, to help her get vaccinated. Since she is too old and not able to walk properly, Kuldeep Singh took her to the vaccination centre in his arms and got her vaccinated.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, heart wrenching incidents coming from across the country are not only making headlines but also speaking the dolorous tales of human sufferings and our helplessness in ensuring dignity to our loved ones after death.
Wrapped in a simple cotton saree with an ordinary pair of sleepers and a jhola (cotton bag) hanging from her shoulders, 54 years old Anna Kujur from the tribal Sunajor (Kuten Pain) village of Sundergarh district has been blazing the trail of awareness among tribals on Forest Right Act (FRA). She has helped over 30,000 […]
West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress President Mamata Banerjee has written a three-page letter to 15 top opposition leaders in which she has mentioned that the BJP wants to…