Tag: Youth

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Odisha: Mutilated Body Of Youth Found in Dharmagarh, Family Alleges Murder

Dharmagarh: Mutilated body of a young man was found from Goendimunda village under Golamunda Police Station in the district on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Dillip Meher of Kaliakani village. It is being alleged that Dillip was beaten to death over a love affair. Dillip went Goendimunda to meet his lover last evening. […]

Watch: Villagers Turn Liquor Vigilantes In Odisha

Nabarangpur: Villagers of Sargiguda under Kodinga police limits in the district strapped two drunk youths to poles and thrashed them for breaking the rules of the village on Thursday. According to sources, locals of the village who are very strict against sale of liquor and entry of anyone into the area in drunken state caught […]

Head-On Collision Between Bike, Truck Leaves 2 Dead In Odisha's Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Tension ran high in Telkoi area of Odisha’s Keonjhar district as two persons died near Naranapur-Brahmanipal road after colliding with a truck on Saturday. The victims were identified as Sanjib Maharana and Pintu Patra. According to sources, both of them were on the way to their village, Harichandanpur, when they were hit by a […]

Covid-19 Affecting Mental, Physical Health Of Kids, Young People

London: While children and young people seem rarely to be victims of severe Covid-19, they are experiencing indirect adverse effects of the pandemic on their mental and physical health, according to researchers, including one of an Indian-origin. Dr Neil Chanchlani from University of Exeter in the UK has described a range of potential adverse effects […]

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Odisha Youth Administered 'Wrong' Injection, Dies

Dhenkanal: Medical negligence can sometimes lead to deadly consequences. In one such incident, a youth died allegedly after being administered a wrong injection by a doctor at a private clinic in Dhenkanal. As per reports, the youth Amir Kumar Jena, a resident of Baulpatna village under Odapada block of the district was admitted to the […]

Youth Critical In Firing Between Criminal Groups In Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: A youth sustained critical injuries in exchange of fire between two criminal groups at Alavar village in Balikuda area of Jagatsinghpur on Friday. Two persons have been detained in connection with the case. As per reports, the firing incident took place over past enmity during which the youth Debraj Biswal suffered bullet injuries on […]

Youth Greatest Source Of Hope, Says UN Secy Gen In New Year Message

United Nations: Amidst turmoil, the worlds young people are its greatest source of hope, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in his New Year’s message for 2020. “We enter 2020 with uncertainty and insecurity all around. Persistent inequality and rising hatred. A warring world and a warming planet…” Guterres said on Sunday. He added that climate […]

Youth Dislike Anarchy, Nepotism: PM Modi In Mann Ki Baat

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, choosing to speak on the role of youth in nation-building in the backdrop of recent protests over the CAA and NRC, rounded off the year with his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ address to the nation, equating the youth of the country with energy and dynamism. Noting that the millennial generation, […]

Column: BJD’s Focus On Youth And Women

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Ruling Biju Janata Dal’s (BJD) membership is reported to have crossed the 80 lakh mark which, if true, is quite an achievement. With urban body polls likely to be held sooner or later all parties are keen to enrol new members but the focus has been on BJD and its prime […]

Odisha Youth Arrested For 'Misbehaving' With Woman Passenger In Rajya Rani Express

Rourkela: A youth was arrested by Government Railway Police (GRP) for allegedly misbehaving with a woman passenger while she was travelling in Rajya Rani Express on Friday. The complainant travelling from Bhubaneswar to Rourkela alleged that while she had fallen asleep, the youth identified as Gautam Rout misbehaved with her. Subsequently, the woman raised an […]

People gossip for average 52 minutes a day

New York: While people gossip 52 minutes a day on average in 16 waking hours, women don’t engage in “tear-down” gossip any more than men, reveals an interesting study. According to researchers from University of California-Riverside, lower income people don’t gossip more than their more well-to-do counterparts and younger people are more likely to gossip […]

Kandhamal youth held for 'cheating' multiple women

Kandhamal: Commissionerate Police today arrested a youth for allegedly cheating several women on the pretext of marriage. The accused has been identified as Priyaranjan Naik from Daringbadi area of Kandhamal. According to reports, Priyaranjan used to lure women by introducing himself as doctor, bank manager and government employee. After establishing physical relationship, the accused allegedly […]

Youth shot dead in Kendrapara, one detained by police

Kendrapara: A youth died after being shot at by miscreants near Kandira village under Rajanagar police limits in Kendrapara district today morning. The deceased has been identified as Kishore Sethi. According to sources, four youths were consuming liquor in the village when they were opposed by a few villagers. Soon, a scuffle ensued between them […]

Youth brutally stabbed to death for meddling in sister-in-law's illicit affair

Kendrapara: A youth was brutally stabbed to death by his sister-in-law and her alleged lover in Olabha village under Rajkanika police limits of Kendrapara yesterday. The matter came to light after a video of the attack went viral. In the video, the victim Binod Bai is seen being attacked in broad day light in presence […]

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Youth stabbed to death in Sambalpur; locals gherao police station

Sambalpur: A youth was stabbed to death by some miscreants at Budharaja area of Sambalpur yesterday following which locals gheraoed Ainthapali police station today demanding handing over of all the detained accused. The deceased identified as Bishal Khadia of Karamtola  village, had received grievous injuries on his neck and his body in the attack following […]

Jumbo tramples youth to death

Angul: Jumbo scare gripped the residents of Nuakheta village in Bantala range under Angul forest division after a youth was trampled to death by a wild elephant on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Ramesh Sahu of Nuakheta village. Sahu had gone to the nearby jungle for some work when he was attacked by […]

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Youth hacked to death by brother-in-law over ‘family dispute’

Bhadrak: A youth was allegedly hacked to death by his brother-in-law at Shaidabada village under Haripur panchayat in the district today. The deceased was identified as Sakim Khan. According to sources, the incident occurred when Sakim had gone to attend nature’s call to a nearby pond this morning. Suddenly, his brother-in-law Bhalu Khan and his […]

Youth found dead near roadside, family alleges murder

Jajpur: Tension ran high in Jenapur area of the district today following suspicious death of a youth. As per reports the deceased identified as Deepak Dalei of Sorei village under Jenapur police limits went missing after going out with his two friends on October 3. His body was later recovered from roadside near Panikoili under […]

Youth, father shot over 'previous enmity'

Jeypore: In a spine chilling incident, a youth and his father were shot by a group of miscreants allegedly over past enmity at Rajanara Chowk in Jeypore of Koraput district today. The injured have been identified as Santosh Nayak and his father. The father-son duo was on their bike when they were intercepted and attacked […]

Witchcraft whiff in youth's murder in Gajapati

Gajapati: A youth was allegedly hacked to death at Dambuguda village under Mohana police station limits in Gajapati district. The deceased has been identified as Mikhael Pradhan. According to reports, one Mishial Parichha of the same village allegedly attacked Mikhael when the latter was returning home yesterday. Preliminary investigation reveals that the youth was murdered […]

Poverty-stricken Odisha youth sets inspiring example

Sambalpur: Despite being born and brought up in a poor family in Balasingha village under maoist-affected Naktideul block of Sambalpur, Seshadev Kishan has crossed all hurdles to land a job as Research Associate at Gottingen University of Germany after completing his chemical engineering course. “I never thought that I will one day go to Germany […]

Youth shot at by unknown miscreants near Tankapani Road

Bhubaneswar: A youth was grievously injured after unidentified miscreants opened fire at him near Tankapani road here today.According to sources, one Sushant Bhoi of the area was critically injured after four miscreants in a car fired at him near Shiridi Sai temple at around 2 pm today. “The youth was on his bike when the […]

Youth stripped off, thrashed by kangaroo court over love affair

Kendrapara: A youth was allegedly stripped and thrashed by a panchayat sarpanch in full public view during a ‘Kangaroo court’ trial at Talachua village under Rajnagar block in the district. The incident came to light after video of the act was made viral. “Although no FIR has been lodged in connection with the incident, we […]

Youth hangs self with girlfriend's dupatta in Bhubaneswar guest house

Bhubaneswar: A youth allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself using his girlfriend’s dupatta in a guest house at Patia in Bhubaneswar today. The deceased identified as Amit Jena from Dhenkanal, had checked in with his girlfriend today, said the manager of the guest house. The couple had stayed in the said guest house two-three times […]

Bengal to train 6 lakh youth under Utkarsh Bangla in 2018-19

Kolkata: West Bengal has planned to train six lakh youth in the current fiscal under “Utkarsh Bangla”, an umbrella scheme for all skill development in the state, a minister said on Friday. “The annual target of skilling in the state would be around 6 lakh youth under institutional and non-instructional modes. Under Utkarsh Bangla, 6 […]

Youth shot dead after altercation in West Bengal

West Bengal: A youth was allegedly shot dead following an altercation between two groups in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district on Sunday, police said. According to police, the altercation first started in Kamarhati area over a missing bike during Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations on Saturday evening and resumed on Sunday morning. “A youth, Inteaz Ali, was […]

Youth uploads intimate photo with girlfriend after breakup; arrested

Puri: A youth was arrested from Talabania Jagannath Colony in Puri by West Bengal police today for posting a picture of the private moments with his girlfriend on social media. According to sources, the accused identified as Manoj Nanda, a resident of Rourkela, posted the picture after relationship with his girlfriend turned bitter. Police have […]

Join 'mainstream' India for a life with dignity: PM Modi to Kashmiri youth

  Srinagar: On a day-long Jammu and Kashmir visit to inaugurate developmental projects, two days after the government announced an unconditional Ramadan ceasefire in the state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked “misguided” Kashmiri youth to join “mainstream” India for a life with dignity. Amid a separatist called shutdown and protest march and restrictions […]

Youth murdered in public view in Bhubaneswar

  Bhubaneswar: A youth was murdered today in broad daylight by an unidentified miscreant in front of a liquor shop in Palasuni area of Bhubaneswar. The victim has been identified as Dhobi, who was attacked with a billhook. Dhobi succumbed to injuries on the spot, sources said. According to sources, several cases are pending against […]

UPSC qualifier from Kashmir urges stone-pelters to 'give peace a chance'

  Jammu: Abhishek Sharma, one of the 15 candidates from Jammu and Kashmir who qualified the prestigious civil services 2017 examination has a word of advice for the states stone-pelting youths — give peace a chance. Sharma, who secured 69th rank in the coveted examination whose results were announced yesterday, appealed to the youth to […]

Youth arrested for attacking Tehsildar

Puri: A youth was arrested today for allegedly attacking Janmejay Sahu, Tehsildar of Astaranga in Puri. According to reports, the incident took place yesterday when the Tehsildar was returning from Astaranga on his vehicle. While Sahu was on his way he was chased by some youths after his vehicle overtook them. In Konark, Sahu was […]

South Asian Youth Summit, 2017 kicks off in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Without love, peace and justice, efforts of today’s youth would not bear fruits, iconic human rights activist, Irom Sharmila said during the first ever South Asian Youth Summit, 2017 that kicked off here on Sunday on the lines of a global theme titled “Creating a Sustainable Future: Empowering Youth with Sustainable Opportunities”. Speaking to […]

Youth kills friend over lewd remarks to girlfriend

Rourkela: In a shocking incident, a youth brutally beat death his own friend for allegedly passing lewd comments to his girlfriend in Jalda area in Rourkela. The deceased has been identified as Paklu Oram. Police have detained three persons including the prime accused Ajay Lohar, Rohan Kumbhar and Shankar Tudu. According to reports, Paklu was […]

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SEC recommends CB probe into Tarabha youth murder case

Bhubaneswar: The State Election Commission (SEC) today recommended Crime Branch probe into the murder of Salman Rout of Tarabha village under Sadar Police limits in Dhenkanal district on February 13 this year. The Commission has recommended the Home department for a Crime Branch probe into the case on the basis of the report of the […]

Body of youth found floating in pond; murder alleged

Balasore: Body of a youth was found from a pond in Balarampur village in Baliapala in the district on Sunday morning. The deceased has been identified as Renta Murmu of Balarampur village. According to sources, Murmu went to one Benga Jena’s residence in the village at around 4 am today to consume country-made liquor. He […]

Man hacked to death in Balasore

Balasore: A youth was allegedly hacked to death by an unknown miscreant at Naharapatana under Sadar police station in Balasore district on Friday night. The deceased was identified as Ranjan Nayak of Godhibasa in the district. Sources said when Nayak was returning home, a miscreant hacked him to death with a sharp weapon. Being informed, […]

Youth shot at by miscreants dies in IGH

Rourkela: A youth, who was shot at by three unidentified miscreants last night by some unidentified miscreants, succumbed to his injuries at the Ispat General Hospital (IGH) in the late night hours. Reports said three miscreants came on a bike and opened fire at Ashish Agrawal from behind in front of City Super Bazaar under […]

Youth murdered over minor tiff

Bonai: Police is on the lookout of an assailant in connection with the brutal murder of a youth at Tikabasti near Mahulidiha under Mahulapada police limits in Sundargarh district today. According to reports, a minor altercation ensued between Gamia Munda and Anil Munda of Tikabasti in the morning in which the latter crushed Gamia’s head […]

Youth electrocuted while plucking flower

Nayagarh: In a tragic incident, a youth was electrocuted while plucking flower at Khandapada block colony here on Sunday morning. The deceased has been identified as Khirod Acharya. According to sources, someone has allegedly connected the plant with live wire to restrict flower theft. Khirod came in contact with the plant while plucking flowers from […]

Youth held for posting obscene video of girl on internet

Nabarangapur: Police arrested a youth of Raighar in Nabarangpur district on Thursday allegedly for keeping physical relationship with a minor girl and uploading the video clip of the same on the internet. As per an FIR lodged at the Raighar police station, one Pranab Chakraborty kept physical relationship with the 14-year-old girl of his neighbour […]