Amidst the threat of a third wave due to the spread of the new Covid-19 variant ‘Omicron’ in the country, as many as nine students of a residential school in Deogarh tested positive for the virus on Wednesday (Dec 22).
Sambalpur: Police arrested three minor boys in connection with the assault and torture of a Plus II student of Vedic International School in Sambalpur. As per reports, all the accused were released after being produced before the Juvenile Justice Court. However, as another accused is still absconding, police have launched a manhunt to nab him. […]
Bhubaneswar: While Odisha government is making claims of providing the best facility to girl students of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe community in the State, an increasing number of unwanted pregnancies among tribal girl students at residential schools has thrown open a stark reality. Even SC and ST Development Minister Jagannath Saraka has accepted in […]
Bhubaneswar: Opposition parties questioned Odisha government’s earnestness in ensuring safety and security of minor girls at residential schools and shelter homes across the State amid rising instances of sexual abuse. BJP alleged that there are discrepancies in the data on sexual harassment against minor girls provided by the SC and ST Development Minister Ramesh Majhi […]
Gajapati: After a 20-hour search operation, 29 girls of Antaraba government residential school in Mohana area of Gajapati district were rescued from a house near Tanglipadar village late Sunday night. The girls were reportedly missing from the hostel since Saturday night. The district administration officials and police rescued the girls from a secluded house after […]
Gajapati: As many as 29 girl students left the hostel of a government residential school at Antaraba under Mohana area in Gajapati district on Saturday night. Though the exact reason behind the missing girls is yet to be ascertained, it is being suspected that the students were unhappy with the school authority over several issues. […]
Malkangiri: A Class X girl student of Sikhapali Residential School in Malkangiri died under mysterious circumstance yesterday night. The deceased has been identified as Bandana Sarkar, who was found in a pool of blood with cut injuries in her hand in the computer room of the school. A blade was also found from the spot. […]
Koraput: Four students of Mahadeiputa Seva Ashram in the district were sent to the Juvenile Justice Board today by police for thrashing a Class-I student of the school. The Class-I student identified as Saroj Bhoi is undergoing treatment at the Koraput Sadar hospital after sustaining serious injuries on his hands, chest and neck. According to […]