Unicef said 426 million children globally, or nearly one in five, live in conflict zones which are becoming more intense, with women and girls at the highest risk of conflict-related sexual violence.
The Assembly observed a minute of silence as a mark of respect to the departed souls and then adjourned till 4 p.m.
Maoists reportedly set ablaze more than five vehicles engaged in construction work of a canal at Pipalkhuta village in Chhattisgarh on the bordering areas of Malkangiri. They have also abducted the supervisor of the construction firm.
The Odia Jawan identified as Rana Pratap Das, a native of Talcher, was serving as a Junior Warrant Officer
After the demise of Nanda Sir, his students from three generations are grieving the irreparable loss. It is even unbelievable for many of his students that their lovable Nanda Sir is not present among them. His vacant 'Chatasali' classroom, where he had laid the foundation of education for many, seems to be haunting.
The locals have alleged that irregularity and dereliction of the duty on the part of the employees of the power supply company was responsible for the death of the majestic wild jumbo.
Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MPs from Odisha on Wednesday urged Union Minister Piyush Goyal to direct FCI for lifting of surplus parboiled rice from Odisha during upcoming kharif marketing season (KMS) 2021-22.
Protesting against the Union Culture Minister G Kishan Reddy’s statement on ‘Paika Bidroha’ or ‘Paika Rebellion’, terming it not the first war of Independence, hundreds of members of various Paika organizations took out a procession on Wednesday.
An artist from Odisha’s Jaleswar made a Rangoli portrait of Padma Shri Nanda Prusty to pay tributes to the Centenarian teacher who passed away on Tuesday.
Citizens now can book the venues by visiting Bhubaneswar.Me portal.
Hundreds of pass-out MBBS graduates launched a protest at lower PMG Square in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday (Dec 8), alleging lack of government jobs for them in the state.
The MBBS graduates also protested against the insufficient vacancies in the ‘Unreserved Category’ for the post of Medical Officers.
These visuals show a wild bear struggling inside a well at Jhintipal village under Chhendipada forests in Angul. Reports said that the bear accidentally fell into the well after getting attracted by sugarcanes in the area. On being informed, forest personnel reached the spot and lowered a ladder into the well for its rescue.
Continuing crackdown against illegal ganja cultivation in Odisha, the Kandhamal Police along with Excise officials destroyed ganja plantation spread over 150 acres of land in Gochapada area of the district. The burnt cannabis is estimated to be worth around Rs 14 crore.
The passenger, identified as Arun Kumar Swain, has been detained for questioning following the recovery of bundles of cash in the denomination of Rs 10 and Rs 20 (new Indian currency notes) from his possession.