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NHRC notice to Odisha govt over 'undignified' treatment to bodies

Taking suo motu cognisance of media reports about alleged undignified treatment of bodies of two women, the NHRC today issued a notice to the Odisha government and asked it to submit a report within a month

Cong supporters gherao CDMO office, demand ex gratia for Majhi

Congress supporters today gheraoed the Chief District Medical Officer's (CDMO) office here today demanding Rs 10 lakh compensation for the family of Dana Majhi, who had to walk 10 km with his wife's body on the shoulders after he was allegedly denied a hearse

Apologise to man who carried wife's body: Cong to Odisha CM

Congress today said Odisha Chief Minister Navin Patnaik should apologise to a tribal man in his state who had to walk 10 km carrying his wife's body on his shoulder after failing to get a vehicle from a government hospital

BEO probes occult rituals at Sevashram school

A three-member team led by the Block Education Officer(BEO) visited the Bada Karlakota Sevashram school and inquired about the rituals conducted by an occultist in the school premises to cure the girls students falling ill

Denied a vehicle, man carries dead wife’s body on shoulders

In a shocking incident that turns the spotlight once again on our decrepit healthcare services, a man had to carry the body of his wife out of the hospital on his shoulders after he failed to obtain a mortuary van or an ambulance from the hospital authorities

Newly-wed woman burnt to death by in-laws

Bhawanipatna: A newly married woman was allegedly burnt to death by her in-laws in Shaktinagar Pada here on Saturday. The incident came to light on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Priyadarshani Mahapatra. Sources said an altercation occurred between Priyadarshani and her husband Ajay over some trivial issue on Saturday. In a fit of rage, […]

Maoists torch vehicles engaged in road construction in Bhawanipatna

Vehicles and machines of a private company engaged in construction of a road under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana were torched today allegedly by Maoists in Kalahandi district

Bride, groom among 6 injured in accident

Bhawanipatna: Six persons, including a bride and groom, sustained critical injuries in an accident near Bankapala area on Junagarh-Kalampur road on Tuesday morning. According to sources, the accident took place in the morning today when the bride and groom, along with four others, were returning after the completion of the marriage. All the injured persons […]

Bandh disrupts normal life in Kalahandi

Bhawanipatna: Normal life came to a standstill in Kalahandi district due to a dawn-to-dusk bandh called by Congress protesting against the shifting of the proposed railway wagon repair factory from Narla to Vishakhapatnam in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh. Members of the district Congress blocked roads at many places, including Bhawanipatna, bringing vehicular movement to a grinding […]

Heat wave throws life out of gear in western Odisha

Bhubaneswar: An intense heat wave prevailed across the state while the temperature in western Odisha crossed 40 degrees Celsius making life unbearable due to the sweltering heat.

8 killed as jeep hits roadside tree

In an unfortunate incident, eight persons were killed and three others injured critically after a Bolero jeep in which they......