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Parichay Foundation honors men achievers this Father’s Day

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Bhubaneswar, 18th June, 2016: ‘Shrie’ Awards 2016, an initiative of Parichay Foundation is organized on this Father’s Day, 19th June at Campus 7, KIIT Auditorium, to celebrate the successful go-getting men of our soci...

Dalit Woman of Odisha, Branded as Witch, brutally killed by mob – Case Study

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“This culture of labelling a dalit woman as a witch, disrobing her, abducting her from home, killing her mercilessly and throwing away her dead body is reflection of exploitation by the powerful people in the communit...

The colour of Envy is Blood Red! – Case Study

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The Secretary of Maa Basanti Youth Club, Nirmal Kumar Mahanta said, “Here in the villages people are mostly illiterate and believe in super natural powers, like witch craft, black magic etc. Around 10-12 years old chi...

Love thy neighbours! – Case Study

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In this remote rural area it is common for murder or physical bashing on suspicion of someone being a witch. Killing on suspicion of sorcery is also not uncommon. Only prevention, huge public awareness, modern medical...

Paid for Bad Health facilities & Superstitious Beliefs – Case Study

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The sad part is that a matriculation student was involved in witch hunting, an awareness programme should be held to break the superstition said Kapila Barik, teacher. Ratani Marandi, a 56 year-old widow, worked as a...

No place for misfits – Case Study

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Sixty families stay in the village of Betapani, most of them depend on the forest for their livelihood. The whole village is uneducated with neither a primary school nor a primary health centre nearby. The nearest pri...

Odisha CSR Summit by OdishaLIVE on 12 April

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Bhubaneswar, 08th April, 2016: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become a dynamic subject in the changing industrial and social scenario, today. Many leading industrial houses, social organizations and individ...

Nalco plans Solar Electrification in 163 tribal villages of Koraput

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Bhubaneswar, 08th April, 2016:  Navratna CPSE National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) has decided to install solar electrification systems in 163 periphery villages in tribal dominated Damanjodi sector of Koraput d...

ActionAid’s work on addressing the issue of Witch Branding in Odisha

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ActionAid is working on the issue of witch hunting nationally (MP, Rajasthan and so on) and internationally (African countries like Ghana). As part of our effort to address this issue of women’s rights violation du...

Reviving the dying dance of Mayurbhanj Chhau

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Baripada, 05th July, 2016 (OdishaLIVE Bureau): The district administration has taken initiative for the revival of past glory of ‘Mayurbhanj Chhau dance’, a world famous martial folk dance of the district. For the ...

Transgenders break the ‘Gender’, observe Sabitri Brata @ Smart City

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Bhubaneswar, 06th June, 2016: An elegant observation of Savitri has been demonstrated by the eunuchs of Bhubaneswar organized by All Odisha Third Gender Welfare Trust. Sabitri Brata is a festive where married women fa...

ଆଧୁନିକ ସଙ୍ଗୀତରେ ଅଶ୍ଳୀଳତା ଓ ଦ୍ୱିଅର୍ଥବୋଧକ ଭାବ

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- ସତ୍ୟବ୍ରତ ପାଢ଼ୀ ପ୍ରତିଭା ନାସ୍ତି ଯଶ କାଙ୍ଗାଳଙ୍କ କରିସ୍ମା ଆମ ରାଜ୍ୟ ଓଡ଼ିଶା କଳା-ସଂସ୍କୃତି ପାଇଁ ସାରା ବିଶ୍ୱରେ ବେଶ୍‌ ଜଣାଶୁଣା। ଏଠାକାର କଳା ସଂସ୍କୃତି, ଐତିହ୍ୟ ଓ ପରମ୍ପରା ଅତି ପ୍ରାଚୀନ। ଓଡ଼ିଶାର ଗରିମାମୟ ଇତିହାସକୁ କେହି କେବେ ଅସ୍ୱୀକାର କରି...

Sudarshan Das – Seminar on Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security – Interview

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Published on Jul 19, 2016 --- A MediaLearning Web Production. Produced for OdishaLIVE Web Channel: www.odishalive.tv (A Web Initiative of Academy for Media Learning Private Limited) M-6, Samanta Vihar, Near K...

Son and daughter-in-law Killed Woman, Suspecting her to be Witch – Case Study

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In a spine chilling incident, Narahari Mohanta along with his wife hacked his mother to death with an axe suspecting her to be a witch. In Kelopasi village Chaturi Sahi in Mayurbhanj district under Khandabandha Pan...

Anu Aga – BIPF – Interview

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Published on Apr 19, 2016 --- A MediaLearning Web Production. Produced for OdishaLIVE Web Channel: www.odishalive.tv (A Web Initiative of Academy for Media Learning Private Limited) M-6, Samanta Vihar, Near Kal...

Dr. Aditya Kumar Mohanty – Chairman, Adruta Children Home

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Prof. (Dr.) Aditya Kumar Mohanty, Chairman, Adruta Children Home, Bhubaneswar, speaking on the vision and key activities of the centre which has become a perfect home of many homeless, orphan and destitute children. ...

Sumitro Roy – Seminar on Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security – Interview

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Published on Jul 19, 2016 --- A MediaLearning Web Production. Produced for OdishaLIVE Web Channel: www.odishalive.tv (A Web Initiative of Academy for Media Learning Private Limited) M-6, Samanta Vihar, Near K...

Murdered for Malaria – Case Study

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A public awareness, health and education program is the only way to bring a change in this tribal, rural society. An elderly couple in their sixties was brutally murdered on suspicion of practicing sorcery, in Mayurb...

45th National Safety Week Celebration begins by JSPL at Angul

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Angul, 04th March, 2016:  Celebration of 45th National Safety Week has been kick-started with a series of safety awareness programmes at Jindal Steel & Power Ltd, Angul Unit on March 04, 2016. Executive Director a...

A family ruined by witch hunting – Case Study

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Triveni Chanda and Anand Chanda eked out their living by farming their 1 acre land and supplementing their income as daily labourers, in Gobar landia village in Ganjam district. Their elder daughter was already mar...

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