848 Ganjam Pregnant Affected by HIV

Bhubaneswar: In spite of several programmes initiated by the Government, including the Targeted Interventions (TIs) to control HIV/AIDS, there is a rising trend in HIV affected patients in Ganjam, which is most populous district in the State. While the number is decreasing slowly in the country, which registers 2.39 million cases so far, the rise […]

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What’s Wrong With Sona’s Attire ?

By Subhransu Panda: As the unbearable mispronunciation of Ahe Nila Saila devotional song by Sona Mohapatra sparked a row across the Odia community, few started moral policing and shaming her for allegedly wearing revealing clothes at the event. Bollywood-based Odia singer Sona, born in Cuttack and studied in Bhubaneswar, mispronounced many words of the 17th century poet Salabega’s […]

Shut Up Morons, I Will Go Naked: Sona

Bhubaneswar, June 20, 2018: Sona Mohapatra lashes out at media and critics As controversy is mounting against Bollywood-based Odia singer Sona Mohapatra for mispronunciation of many words in her 2017 rendition of the popular Odia bhajan Ahe Nila Saila, she left series of posts to defend herself against critics on social media. From haters to uncalled advisers and media – nobody was spared from Sona’s anger. […]

Olympian Alleges Cheating by Odisha Government

Bhubaneswar, May 22, 2018: While ensuring land rights for slum dwellers, Odisha government failed to provide lands to Olympians even after written commitment. International sprinter from Odisha Dutee Chand alleged cheating by Odisha government. In a Facebook post she expressed her displeasure and posted a two years old letter given by the Government. Dutee said, […]

Veteran Odia Actress Anita Das is No More

By Odisha Story Bureau, Cuttack, May 11, 2018: the quintessential mother of Odia films, senior actress Anita Das who acted in numerous blockbusters like ‘Jajabara’, ‘Maa O Mamata’, ‘Pua Mora Kala Thakura’ and ‘Swapna Sagar’, passed away today at the age of 67. He died due to cardiac arrest at his Shelter Chhak residence here today morning. Born on October […]

Kunduli: What Led Up Her Suicide?

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Now the forensic report said there was no sign of rape. Both police and crime branch lodged cases of unnatural death and somehow trying to close the matter. Then the question arises, what did compel the Kunduli girl commit suicide? As the crime branch came up with the second forensic […]

Nayagarh Viral Clip: Accused Arrested

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: In probe into viral video of intimate moments between a youth and a minor girl surfaced in Nayagarh district, the police today arrested the accused. The accused, the youth seen in video, identified as Pabitra Nayak was absconded after the sex video allegedly shot by him went viral last week. Police had […]

Braille Book on Menstrual Hygiene Released

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Menstrual Hygiene education is a basic right of every girl by virtue of their birth, there should be sufficient and efficient efforts to ensure this for all girls irrespective of class, caste, economic condition and physical ability With the above vows, first ever Braille Book on Menstrual Hygiene was released […]