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Housing mess: Tribal takes shelter in toilet

Raisuan: Amid allegations of irregularities in housing schemes, a poor tribal daily wager’s family has turned a toilet given to him as their shelter at Ghagisahi in Gopinathpur panchayat under Sadar block. Several other poor people in the village have … Continue reading

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Two tribal kids struggle for life

Harichandanpur: A five-year old tribal boy and his two-and-a-half-year old sibling were left destitute after the death of their parents at Bangurusuni of Rebanapalashpala panchayat under this block in Keonjhar. Sura Munda (5) takes care of his younger brother Mansingh … Continue reading

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Mega tribal edu complex at Berhampur

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to encourage tribal students pursue higher studies, the state government has decided to complete the construction of Mega Tribal Education Complex at Berhampur by the end of next year.This decision was taken at a high-level meeting … Continue reading

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Power still a dream; patients carried on cots; kids drop out of school

Harichandanpur: Despite crores of rupees being pumped for tribal development, there have been no changes in the socio-economic condition of people in several remote tribal pockets under Harichandanpur block in Keonjhar district. Two hamlets Chuapani and Hatidandi in Bareigoda panchayat … Continue reading

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Poor couple brings back JE-hit son from SCB

  Khunta, June 1: An 8-year-old son of a poor tribal couple was affected by Japanese encephalitis (JE) in Khunta area of Mayurbhanj district.  The boy was identified as Dipak Singh, son of Saheb Singh of Kuamara village. As the … Continue reading

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Sal keeps tribal pots boiling

Post News Network Gopbandhunagar: Sal patra (leaf) is an integral part of life and culture of tribal population in this part of Mayurbhanj district. It is not only one of the most important items for marriages but also a sole … Continue reading

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Devotees swing around bar with bodies pierced in tribal hamlet

Post News Network Thakurmunda, April 15: In a rare display of penance and devotion, followers of Maa Basuli, the presiding deity of Thakurmunda, observed Uda Parba coinciding with Maha Vishuva Sankranti amid much fanfare Tuesday. On the eve of the … Continue reading

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New galleries get mixed response from people

post news network, Bhubaneswar, May 27: Every day scores of people visit the State Museum and appreciate the artefacts displayed in its 15 galleries. The recently inaugurated two galleries of the State Museum are, however, generating mixed response from the … Continue reading

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Why does the city need a lit fest?

post news network, Bhubaneswar, May 16: The city is ready to hold the second literary festival, which organisers feel will one day become big enough to match the major fests, such as the Jaipur Literature Festival, of the country. The … Continue reading

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Growing Fad: City girls get tattoo prone

monalisa patsani, post news network, Bhubaneswar, May 11: A tattoo may remind one, who has survived the holocaust, of Auschwitz in 1941, where the Nazis first introduced it to indentify the bodies of prisoners by the serial numbers inked on … Continue reading

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