Human Interest News Updates

Gagan Distributes Food Packets At Night
This ‘hunger hero’ in Bhubaneswar makes sure people do not sleep empty-stomach

A small-time hotel owner, Sahu, fondly known as Gagan Bhai runs his business in Nayapalli area in Bhubaneswar in a thatched hotel. While he goes about doing his business in the day, when night dawns, Gagan Bhai can be seen riding his moped with food packets in his bag.

  • Monday, 25 December 2023
Ethiopian mother
Mother who worked as house help gets surprise of her life from Pilot son; watch

An Ethiopian mother who has been toiling hard in Lebanon for more than 30 years got the surprise of her life recently.

  • Monday, 23 October 2023
 Sylvester daCunha
Ad-czar Sylvester daCunha, creator of the Amul Girl campaign, passes away

He was in his 80s and is survived by his wife Nisha, their son and advertising master Rahul daCunha. He was the brother of the late advertising genius, Gerson daCunha.

  • Thursday, 22 June 2023
  • Death
World Refugee Day
World Refugee Day: Refugee crisis and causes in India

On World refugee day today, know about the reasons why India is facing a refugee crisis since independence.

  • Tuesday, 20 June 2023
Dads play key role in supporting breastfeeding, safe infant sleep: Study
Dads play key role in supporting breastfeeding, safe infant sleep: Study

According to the study published in the journal Pediatrics, among fathers who wanted their infant's mother to breastfeed, 95 per cent reported breastfeeding initiation, and 78 per cent reported breastfeeding at eight weeks.

  • Sunday, 18 June 2023
World Day Against Child Labour
World Day Against Child Labour: How can it be stopped in India?

Today on World Day Against Child Labour, know how one can stop children from being subjected to labour in India.

  • Monday, 12 June 2023
 International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression: Objective and its origin you should know

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression is observed to bring the attention of the world towards children who have been physically and mentally abused in the violence-hit areas.

  • Sunday, 04 June 2023
  • UN
'Kalishi', Pratap Bhoi
Superstition or supernatural! When ‘Goddess’ descends upon earth and ‘possesses’ this man in Odisha

Pratap Bhoi from Jamara village in Puri’s Gop block turns ‘Kalishi’ every Tuesday as he claims Goddess Mangala possesses his body on that day. He wears garlands made of red hibiscus, gulps down fire, walks on fire, and sets up his ‘darbar’ at the village.

  • Thursday, 01 June 2023
Global Day of Parents
Global Day of Parents 2023: 5 ways to make it unforgettable

You can make the Global Day of Parents 2023 unforgettable for your parents by gifting them something they need or booking a trip for them. Here are more such ideas!

  • Thursday, 01 June 2023
Jatindra Behera & His Wife Arati
Homecoming of ‘Satyaban’: Missing for 10 years, this Odisha man returns home on Sabitri Amavasya

This is a story of sheer determination and an unflinching hope of a modern-day Sabitri (Arati) who never had an iota of doubt that her husband would return home one day.

  • Friday, 19 May 2023
Tina Dabi
IAS Tina Dabi hits headlines again, netizens urge officer to be sensitive towards Pak Hindus

IAS Tina Dabi has once again hit the headlines for reportedly ordering the bulldozing of tents of Hindu immigrants from Pakistan.

Prabhati Patra At Her Lacquer Workshop
Colouring the world with lacquer; Odisha woman makes Women’s Day celebration worth it

Prabhati Patra from Odisha’s Nabarangpur is an enterprising woman who not only kept the lacquer craft alive in her district, but has actually managed to empower a lot of other women by giving them a sustainable livelihood.

  • Tuesday, 07 March 2023
Elderly woman fails to feed monkeys due to illness for 2 days, what langur does is surprising; watch
Elderly woman fails to feed monkeys due to illness for 2 days, what langur does is surprising; watch

While some videos are heart-warming, some may bring tears to your eyes. If you are an animal lover, you certainly can realise the emotional connection between humans and animals. 

  • Saturday, 04 February 2023
Dad killed by Maoists, lady doc beats bone tumour, returns home to serve tribals
Dad killed by Maoists, lady doc beats bone tumour, returns home to serve tribals

While pursuing her medical course at Pune's Bharatiya Sanskriti Darshan Trust (BSDT) Ayurved College, another personal calamity befell her in 2005 - a bone-tumour - which she battled for nearly two years, but stuck to her studies.

  • Sunday, 29 January 2023
Man thrashing girlfriend
Boy brutally beats girlfriend after she asked for marriage; horrific video goes viral

A video that surfaced online shows a man thrashing and kicking his 19-year-old girlfriend for asking him to marry her.

  • Sunday, 29 January 2023
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