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Tag: Labourer

Labourer stabbed to death
Labourer Stabbed To Death On Utkal University Campus

Bhubaneswar: Police have recovered the body of a labourer who was found dead on the premises of Utkal University campus here on Thursday night. The deceased, who was engaged in a construction work in the campus, has been identified as Budhuram Singh. According to sources, Budhuram was stabbed to death by a co-worker after a […]

Teacher turns labourer
COVID-19 Crisis Forces Many To Change Occupation To Make Ends Meet

Bhubaneswar: The outbreak of COVID-19 is not just an unprecedented crisis but an event which is turning out to be a harbinger of doom. While many have been pushed into extreme poverty, some are forced to change their occupation to make their ends meet and stay alive. One such story is of Geeta Nanda, a […]

OTV Impact: Help Pours In For Odisha Minor Girl Working As Labourer

Koraput: A day after OTV highlighted the plight of a minor girl struggling under acute poverty with her family in Koraput, the district administration today extended help to the 17-year-old Laxmi Nayak, who works as labourer to take care of three younger siblings. As per reports, Borigumma Block Development Officer (BDO) and Tehsildar visited Laxmi’s […]

Five detained for discarding friend's body under bridge

Jharsuguda: Five persons were detained today by the Jharsuguda police for discarding body of their friend under a bridge. According to reports, a labourer, whose identity is yet to be ascertained, fell sick yesterday and was being taken to Burla Medical by five fellow labourers. However, the sick labourer died on the way to the […]

Odisha announces welfare schemes for unorganised labourers

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced various welfare schemes for labourers engaged in the unorganised sectors while addressing the gathering at the first convention of Biju Shramik Samukhya in Bhubaneswar. Besides, Patnaik also announced special security provisions for women workers. BJD believes in actions-over-words and respects labourers, said the Chief Minister adding labour power […]

Distress migration
OMEGA initiative checks distress migration in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: It wasn’t long ago that villages in western Odisha would wear a deserted look for much of the year due to distress migration of adults to other parts of the country in search of livelihood. Tens of thousands of workers would move to states like Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Gujarat, Delhi and even […]

Labourer injured in jumbo attack

Athagarh: A labourer of a rerolling plant was seriously injured after he was attacked by a wild elephant at Kapursingh village under Gurudijhatia police station limits this morning. Report said a man of Bhadrak district was working as a labourer of Karma Re Rollers Pvt Ltd near Kapursingh village and staying inside the plant. He […]