Asish Mehta

Websites spread fake medical info without doctors’ knowledge

A couple of local websites are uploading misleading and medically unproven articles by using the names of some lady doctors of the Twin City.

12 Jul 2021

Odisha gold loan firm staff cons fellow employees in Hyderabad

But that’s just not all. Sitting in Bhubaneswar, he conned two of his fellow employees in Hyderabad to make away with the loan, only to land in police net.

10 Jul 2021

Man kills woman, sends picture to her husband in Bhubaneswar

The accused, Jagannath Pradhan, also reportedly slit his veins in an unsuccessful suicide bid.

06 Jul 2021

Lady teacher turns driver to eke out living

Having lost her job to pandemic, Smrutirekha decided to work as driver of BMC waste collection van, writes Asish Mehta

05 Jul 2021

Animal cruelty on rise in Odisha, police empathy not enough

In incidents where strays are being run over by speeding vehicles, accused are not being booked under Section 279 which can make the punishment stringent

26 Jun 2021

In locked down Odisha capital, criminals on vandal-spree

In Bhubaneswar, the cops cannot seem to enforce lockdown during the day. And in the night, the men in khaki do not know how to check anti-socials either.

18 Jun 2021

Another minor girl in Nayagarh murdered after abduction

Nayagarh Police arrested a 21-year-old youth on charges of killing the minor who belonged to Dhundugadia village under Banigochha police limits.

17 Jun 2021

'Very severe cyclonic storm' Cyclone Yaas likely to make landfall by noon between Dhamra and Balasore: IMD

Cyclone Yaas is expected to make landfall by noon today with wind speed of 130-140 kmph gusting 155 kmph.

26 May 2021

25 day-old premature baby beats COVID-19 in Odisha's Nuapada

The baby boy was born to Yadram Rout and his wife Seema of Bhalukona at the Nuapada district headquarters hospital on April 17.

20 May 2021

Transgenders on forefront of battle against COVID in Odisha

COVID-19 may be a major crisis for mankind but there is no dearth of people who have come forward to fight it.

16 May 2021

Couple in uniform fight virus, emerge winners

Amid the gloom over precious lives lost to Covid-19 comes the story of a police inspector couple which faced the worst and yet prevailed over the virus. 

15 May 2021

Jabs keep Twin City cops safe, less infected

Vaccines work. This is being openly demonstrated in the ranks of the Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Commissionerate police personnel amidst the ferocious second wave of Covid-19 in Odisha.

12 May 2021

Odisha: Volunteers of Sahaya join hands to tide through covid crisis

More than a year since they started tending to Covid-19 patients, volunteers of Sahaya have remained the support that the families could not offer to patients.

09 May 2021

COVID-19: Plasma men of Rayagada on mission to save precious lives 

With an antibody count of 47, the doctors gave the thumbs up to Ramesh, who works with a private company. 

04 May 2021

People given certificate without COVID-19 vaccine in Odisha's Cuttack

Two persons in Cuttack city have received COVID-19 vaccination certificates without getting even a single dose of the vaccine.

03 May 2021