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First Dongaria Kondh woman to get Passport in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Dinja Jakesika of Kurli village under Bissam Cuttack Block in Rayagada district created history by obtaining a passport today. Dinja Jakesika became the first from the Dongaria Kondh tribe, one of the officially designated primitive tribal groups (PTG) in Odisha, to get the passport to go to Indonesia.

As a Sarpanch of Kurli panchayat, she was awarded Outstanding Women Panchayat Leaders in 2016.

Jakesika is slated to visit Bali for the first International Indigenous Film Festival from January 26-28. The entire tribal community is elated over the news.

NH-16 Blocked In Balasore; Locals Demand Immediate Repair Of Roads

Balasore: Hundreds of vehicles remained stranded on both sides of National Highway-16 at Khantapada in Balasore district today after residents of Suth...

Cyber crime: WhatsApp group admin held for sending obscene videos

Bhubaneswar: The Cyber Cell of the Commissionerate Police today arrested an administrator of a WhatsApp group from Haryana on charges of circulating o...

Loss pegged at Rs 2765 cr, 60L affected in cyclone Titli, flood: SRC

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has incurred a loss of Rs 2765 crore and more than 60 lakh people have been affected under the impact of very severe cyclone Titli...

1 Killed, Another Injured In Road Mishap In Nabarangpur

Nabarangpur: One person was killed and another critically injured after the bike they were riding rammed into a truck from the rear near petrol pump i...