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Odisha: 7 Year-Old Girl Chained, Starved, Tortured; Father And Step-Mother Arrested

A body of just skin and bones! So thin and skinny that one can easily count the bones! This is Asifa Parveen. She is just 7 years old.

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Heights Of Shame: 4-Year-Old Girl 'Raped & Murdered' In Odisha

Dhenkanal: In an incident which has crossed all limits of insanity, a four-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Kharakhari village under Kankadahada police limits of the district. Sources said, body of a girl child was spotted lying in the Maramburu nullah near the daily market of the village today morning. The locals immediately […]

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Girl Child Becomes Unwanted In Odisha Again! Abandoned Baby Girl Rescued From Forest

Bolangir: An abandoned baby girl was rescued from the forest near Salepali village under Patanagarh block of Bolangir district on Monday. As per reports, the locals spotted the child in the forest following which they immediately informed the local ASHA worker who in turn rescued her and admitted to the Patanagarh hospital. Sources said, the […]

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National Girl Child Day: A Look At Some Odisha Women Who Broke Barriers To Reach Top

Bhubaneswar: From household chores to act as the breadwinner of the family or leading professions, the sky has now become a limit for women and it makes it even bigger achievement when she has to do all that while playing diverse roles in her lifespan. Many iconic women from India like Indira Gandhi, Kalpana Chawla, […]

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Boy student alleges sexual harassment by College Principal

Dhenkanal: Amid concerns of public over the safety of women and girl child in the State, an incident has come to fore from Dhenkanal district where a boy student of a residential college was allegedly sexually harassed by the head of the institution. The matter sent shockwaves in the area after the student knocked the […]

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Teacher held for molesting minor girl student

Kalahandi: In yet another case of misbehavior and sexual assault against innocent children, a teacher was arrested for allegedly molesting a minor girl in an upper primary school under Junagad police limits in the district today. As per reports, one Sanjib Panda, teacher of Mathura U.P School allegedly called a girl student of class V […]

Voices : Observing International Day Of The Girl Child

Bhubaneswar: Ironic, isn’t it? Just a day after a minor girl was allegedly raped by men in uniform, the country in general and state in particular is observing the International Day of the Girl Child.  A day that gained prominence since 2012, though holds immense significance, seems to have been reduced to just another day […]

Infant girl found abandoned in Beguniapada

Berhampur: Notwithstanding the efforts aimed at generating awareness on saving the girl child, an infant girl was found abandoned near a pond embankment in Gurujhari village under Beguniapada block of Ganjam today. According to sources, locals spotted the abandoned infant and informed the district Childline officials about the matter. Later, the infant was admitted to […]

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Abandoned month-old girl found on orphanage veranda

Bhadrak: Despite campaigns on saving girl child, nothing much has changed on ground. In a shocking incident, a one-month old girl child was found abandoned on the veranda of an orphanage-Vathsalya- at Januganj near Bhadrak town last night. The orphanage officials rescued the baby unhurt after hearing her screams at night. A bag with some […]