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Tag: Beggar

Beggar Pays Rs 2000 Electricity Bill To Avoid Power Supply Disconnection!

Bhadrak: Struggle and dependency is mostly what we think of when the word “beggar” is mentioned but the story of a divyang, Kartik Nath, a resident of Ward no 30 of Bhadrak who lives by begging, is setting example for many. Amid the crackdown on power defaulters by Central Electricity Supply Utility of Orissa Limited […]

'Online beggar' in UAE makes $50,000 in 17 days

Dubai: A woman in the UAE has been arrested here for conning people into giving her $50,000 (183,500 dirhams) by promoting herself as a victim of a failed marriage on social media platforms and asking for money to support her children, officials said. The woman duped several people with her posts on Facebook, Instagram and […]

Unique tradition of donation on Kartika Purnima in Balasore

Balasore: Thousands of people thronged Balighat area in the district as per a tradition to donate beggars on the occasion of Kartika Purnima on Friday. Known as ‘Bhikshuk Mela’ in local parlance, thousands of beggars from the State and outside including West Bengal and Jharkhand thronged reached Balighat to participate in the event. “Kartika is […]

Odisha MLA conducts last rites of elderly beggar

Jharsuguda: In what might be called as an inspiring deed, last rites of an old lady, who was a beggar, were conducted by a local MLA when no one in the village turned up for her funeral. This incident was reported from Amanapali village under Kolabira block of Jharsuguda. Sources said, the lady was a […]