Arabinda Panda

Odisha: Land, orphanage shifting hurdle for Madhu Babu birthplace revival

Sources said, revenue officials are facing difficulties in arranging around six acre land in Satyabhamapur to hand it over to the three NGOs in order to acquire the homestead land of Madhu Babu.

28 Aug 2023

Flood-hit farmers of Cuttack now toil as labourers

Having lost their crops, farmers from Banki are now working as construction workers

22 Aug 2023

Odisha floods: Desperate vegetable farmers salvage crops

Rout had grown pointed gourd, pumpkin and lady finger on his two acre of alluvial land by spending around Rs 1 lakh.

04 Aug 2023

Love for cattle brings Hindus and Muslims together

Members of the communities play a vital role in preventing the cattle from being sent to abattoirs and nursing them to good health.

16 Jul 2023

Projects pose threat to locals, Cuttack Municipal Corporation SOP useless

No lessons have been learnt, it seems, from the loss of two lives, including a 17-year-old girl, in back-to-back mishaps at drainage project sites in the city a month back. 

04 Jul 2023

Ravenshaw varsity digitises six rare Odia serials

University’s Center for Translation and Digital Humanities has taken up the task of digitising literary rarities present in Utkal Gaurab Madhusudan library. Arabinda Panda finds out more

02 Jul 2023

Kidney disease grips one more area in Cuttack

More than 20 people in Kantapanhara under Banki block have died in 5 yrs; 8 in 4 months

14 Jun 2023

Odisha train crash: Glaring loopholes in SCB data of survivors 

As per authorities, a total of 201 patients were admitted to the hospital till June 7.  While 42 patients have been discharged, as many as 40 so far have left against medical advice (LAMA).

09 Jun 2023

Odisha train crash: Survivors’ families battle heat, agony at SCB medical college

As if the tormenting heat was not enough, the closure of the Aahaar centre on the hospital campus on Sunday added to the woes of the victim’s families.

05 Jun 2023

Odisha train crash: SCB MCH steps up bandobast for treatment of survivors

Principal secretary of Health and Family Welfare department Salini Pandit also visited the MCH and took stock of the situation in casualty and other departments.

04 Jun 2023

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