Daily Archives: October 2, 2012

Health awareness program during this Dussehra & Diwali

In an innovative endeavour to create awareness about a range of health issues, the Odisha State AIDS Control Society (OSACS) in association with National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) has involved folk troupes to disseminate educative messages in an entertaining manner, especially during the forthcoming Dussehra-Diwali festivities. Targeting migrants who come home during the festive season,

Youth team on Mahanadi expedition

A team of youths embarked on a seven-day expedition to Mahanadi from Sambalpur’s Kacheri ghat on Monday. “Twenty-five youths, including girls, are participating in the event. They will reach Cuttack on the 6th of this month, covering a distance of about 480 km in the river,” youth activist and convener of the programme Surya Panigrahi

Judgment pronounced on 3rd October for the sin

The Sambalpur district judge convicted a person on Monday for raping and murdering a minor girl, within a month of the incident. The judgment would be pronounced on 3rd October. “The accused was found guilty of all charges filed against him by the police,” public prosecutor Atratran Mishra said. The case was taken up by