Sambalpur’s Johara Begum is spending sleepless nights thinking about the safety AND well-being of her daughter and her family living in Kabul in Afghanistan for the past 14 years.
Rayagada: It’s an endless wait for T Venketratnam to get the benefits claim for which she is entitled to following the death of her husband who was an Odisha government employee. Venketratnam has been running from pillar to post for the last three years now for monetary assistance and her compassionate ground appointment. However, the […]
Ganjam: Believe it or not. Seventy-five-year-old Kumari Naik of Kadapada village in Buguda block of the district has 19 toes in her feet and an extra finger on both hands, a rare disorder termed as polydactyly. What’s more worse is the elderly woman is also born-dumb. With such an abnormality in her body, Kumari used […]
Cuttack: While describing how women are benefitting from various welfare schemes, President Ram Nath Kovind cited the example of an Odia woman in his speech during the inauguration of Anand Bhawan Museum and Learning Centre in Cuttack today. Hemabati Bage, a housewife of Jamda village in Mayurbhanj district, is a not-so-famous figure. But praises […]