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UP Dalit Sisters Found Hanging; Were Raped And Killed, 6 Arrested

Six men were arrested on Thursday after the bodies of two teenage Dalit sisters were found hanging from a tree in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh.

The accused admitted to killing the girls after rape. The defendants were identified as Chotu, Junaid, Sohail, Hafizul, Kalimuddin and Arif.

Lakhimpur Kheri’s SP Sanjeev Suman said Junaid was caught after being shot in his leg. Chotu, the prime suspect, introduced the sisters to the other three suspects. One of the defendants wanted to marry one of the sisters.

Meanwhile, the police denied about the kidnapping and said the sisters went willingly. But, the mother of the two girls claimed they were abducted three hours before they were found dead, and she accused three young men living in the neighbouring village of Naighasan Police Station limits of kidnapping and murdering her daughters.

Before on Wednesday, Uttar Pradesh police found two of the teenage sisters hanging by their own dupattas from a tree near the sugarcane field about a kilometer away from their home.

BMC Cancels ‘Food Registration’ Of The Famous ‘Kishore Bhaina Mutton’ Hotel

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) cancelled the food registration of the famed Kishore Bhaina Mutton Hotel in Bhubaneswar. The hotel was positioned near Doordarshan Kendra and was sealed last night for vending stale and stagnant food.

The BMC said on Twitter that on September 14, BMC’s food safety team raided the Kishore Bhaina Mutton hotel. It was claimed that Kishore Bhaina Mutton hotel served food with expired sauce and stale crabs and food colourings. The cops also destroyed the stale food items and the hotel was fined due to poor hygiene. The ‘Food Registration’ has been cancelled and the hotel is sealed.

Sipping Success Like A Monsoon Tea: Sourav Prakash Roul

A passionate and hard-working soul who already achieved so much in his early 30s, which is still a dream for many at this age.

Sourav Prakash Roul, a habitat of Kendrapara District is a certified engineer from St. Mary College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad and an inspiration to young people in terms of achievement. He got appointed as the Deputy manager for Amazon project and has over 7 years of experience in logistics industry.

In an interesting interview session, we got to know many things about him which are very inspirational.

Sourav has successfully built his three empires which are Zentai Institute, Udjosh Logistics and Chaiwala Babu.

Back in 2019, after exiting frim Amazon Sourav’s journey as an entrepreneur began with the foundation of Zentai Institute.

Zentai, a French adaptation which means A to Z, speaks itself about its ideas and innovation. The Zentai Institute is aimed specifically for IT engineers and trains the on Artificial Intelligence and machine learning.

In a short span of three years, Zentai has successfully managed a resource team of over 1280 people. Industrial Operations, Fleet Management, IT and Human Resources, Logistics Operations, and Digital Marketing are Zentai’s core competencies, helping them to offer unique service to their customers. Well-known names such as GATI, Amazon, CSIR, DRDO, Tata Steel are just a few of Zentai’s many trusted customers.

The second firm Sourav founded was a pure logistics company named Udjosh Logistics.

Udjosh Logistics is one of the fastest growing companies in the field of Human Resources, Logistics and warehousing solutions across Odisha and partially across Kolkata with the guidance of an experienced team. Udjosh’s motto is to use an equal opportunity employer with a justifiable ROl will benefit their customer. The Logistics brand works across all e-com platforms including transportation, operations and staffing solutions. Staffing and HR outsourcing, warehouse operations, long haul and interstate carriers are the expertise that has made Udjosh successful in this competitive field.

Back in 2021, Sourav unveiled a new outlet, Chaiwala Babu. Chaiwala Babu is an open-air cafe in Patia which is currently hyped among Bhubaneswar folks. A great place to hang out, mouthwatering and pocket friendly food, and a cozy atmosphere makes it a go-to hub. At this new outlet, Roul has employed seven employees so far and plans to open nine more of Chaiwala Babu’s franchises in the Twin City of Odisha.

Over the past three years, Sourav has recruited over 500 candidates across India.

His commitment for his work has always shown him appreciation and Success.

CM Naveen On Three Days Mumbai Visit

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to visit Mumbai to attend an investor conference. The CM is scheduled to meet with the investors on September 14th.

The conference is organized by the Government of Odisha in collaboration with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Mumbai.

This is the fourth investment roadshow following Dubai, Ahmedabad, New Delhi and the 3rd Make-in-Odisha Conclave from November 30th to December 4th.

The Chief Minister is scheduled to arrive in Mumbai today on September 13.

Industry representatives are invited to attend the roadshow with their respective business partners in Odisha.

The Game Changer – Santosh Kumar Sahoo

Over the years, Odisha has made remarkable progress in the sector of IT firms and positioned itself to become one of the finest corporate structures in India. Presenting you the OG of stellar corporate and IT services, Mr Santosh Kumar Sahoo, CEO & Managing Director, Computer LAB.

An achiever from Cuttack, after completing his post graduation in Economics at Utkal University paved his own way to become one of the most successful entrepreneurs. With dedication to achieve great, he traveled to Chennai to acquire skills in Computer. Soon he moved back to Odisha and joined the Computer LAB as an employee. Seeing his dedication and passion for his work, the ex-promoters of the company awarded him ten percent shares in the company and this is how the fascinating journey of Mr. Santosh Kumar Sahoo from an employee to the CEO of the Computer LAB ventured.

Thirty-two years back, in 1990, Computer LAB was incorporated as a registered SSI entity providing comprehensive IT solutions and services locally in the state. Since its inception, the organizer’s unremitting efforts have achieved the goal of proving it a successful and preferred IT service provider in the state for various governmental and private organizations. The firm was established on April 1, 1990 in the Silver City of Odisha, Cuttack, and ceaselessly initiated its Head office at Info City, Bhubaneswar and Project offices at different parts of the country such as Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Bangalore, Patna, Gauhati and Bhopal.

32 years of expertise and experience in this field, qualified workforce that meets industry needs, ample infrastructure and resources at different project locations in 5 different states and competent business partners and secure financial resources are the salient features that sets Computer LAB apart from other players in the field.

The Computer LAB actively participates in all state and national e-government/IT project initiatives to provide citizen-centric services and create significant employment opportunities for skilled rural professionals. Till date, the firm has employed over 1,500 people from the underprivileged rural pockets of the state.

The Computer LAB is one of the pioneers of e-government projects in India. The firm has been a part of Aadhaar Enrollment Project. It is also the sixth largest Aadhaar Enrollment Agency in the country and the first in Eastern India. More than 3 crores Aadhaar registrations have been conducted by Computer LAB not only in Odisha, but also in other states such as Bihar and Assam. Moreover, the company plays a pivotal role in helping India strengthening its digital evolution. The Computer Lab has been opportunely providing quality IT Services to its client comprising of NISG, OCAC, NSDL, ALIMCO, BYJUs BEL, ECIL, Govt of Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar, Assam.

As the world battled the pandemic, so did the IT arena. To ensure business continuity during COVID, Computer LAB employees were assigned WFH and all projects that used to run in virtual mode were monitored through a web-based application and regular virtual meetings.

 

Over more than 3 decades, operating under Mr. Sahoo’s impeccable leadership, the Computer LAB has achieved tremendous milestones. From receiving the National Award-2010 for Outstanding Entrepreneurship (Services) from Ministry of MSME to receiving India SME 100 Awards from Union Minister Shri Giriraj Singh and Dr. Arun Kumar Panda, Principal Secretary- MSME to the National Business Excellence Award-2021, the Computer LAB has come a long way. Other than these esteemed awards, Mr Sahoo has also received many iconic awards namely, the International Goldstar Millennium Award, the Skoch order of Merit Award and Skoch Achiever Award, the Odisha Business Awards-2017 (Excellence in IT), the Brand Icon International Excellence Awards, 2018 (Excellence in IT in Eastern india), the Skoch order of Merit Award and Skoch Achiever Award 2018 among others.

INTERVIEWED BY- AISHWARIYA DHAL

Teachers’ Day 2022: UGC To Launch New Fellowships And Research Grant Schemes

The University Grants Commission (UGC) announced on Sunday the launch of five scholarships and research grants, including those for unmarried girls and retired faculty on the eve of Teachers’ Day.

A total of five schemes to be launched on Monday. The programs include: Savitribai Jyotirao Phule Fellowship for Single Girls, Dr Radhakrishnan UGC Fellowship, Fellowship for Retired Faculty Members, Research Fellowship for Graduates Faculty members Service and the Dr DS Kothari Fellowship is open to newly recruited faculty members.

These five new fellowships will launch at 3pm today. This scholarship is launched with the aim of providing research opportunities to retired faculty members.

WhatsApp To Let Businesses Manage Chats From Their Linked Devices

Meta-owned WhatsApp is likely working on a new feature for WhatsApp Business to let the large business owners to manage chats from their linked devices in an upcoming subscription service from WhatsApp for businesses.

According to WABetaInfo, under a new optional subscription plan called WhatsApp Premium, users will be able to use additional features such as the ability to create a custom business link and link up to 10 devices to their accounts in the future. About the last feature, it would also be helpful for large businesses to manage certain chats from a specific devices.

WhatsApp is developing the ability to assign chats to linked devices. As the change is a business tool, it cannot be used with his standard WhatsApp account. This new feature is under development and will be released in a future update of the app.

Covid Patients Develop New Symptoms, Affects Both Brain And Heart

Covid-19 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes respiratory disease in humans. The Covid-19 pandemic has greatly impacted people’s lives.

During the second wave, health experts noted a unique trend. Cardiac and neurological diseases are on the rise as a result of post-Covid illness. These health problems have increased since the second wave of Covid-19. Since Covid-19 is a respiratory or lung disease, heart-related problems are on the rise. Covid-19 infection primarily affects the lungs, but effects on several other organs, particularly the brain, have been observed.

After the pandemic, brain diseases such as stroke and benign brain tumors are on the rise. After the second wave, there is a slight increase in heart and brain problems. In humans, more blood clots are observed in the heart and brain.

Children also suffer from brain diseases such as tumors and birth defects. Over 1,000 brain tumors are diagnosed in India every year which is the highest number in the world. The incidence of stroke is also in peak.

About 90% of people with moderate to severe infections have lasting effects on their hearts. Heart attacks and heart failure are common, and deaths from heart disease have also been observed to increase significantly after Covid.

School Van Driver Held For Raping 17-year-old Girl In Paradip

Paradip Lock police arrested a school van driver on Sunday for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl.

The accused has been identified as her 45-year-old Anil Kumar Nayak, who hails from Brindavan colony, which is within the confines of Paradip her model police.

The victim belongs to Musadiha, which is within the perimeter of the Paradip Lock Police.

According to the FIR filed by the victim’s parents, the girl went alone to her uncle’s house on the occasion of Ganesh Puja on Wednesday. On her way she met Anil who offered to give her a ride in a van. The unsuspecting victim agreed and got into the van. Instead of dropping her off at her uncle’s house, Anil reportedly took her to a house at Bhimnasi and locked her in her room. He allegedly raped her in her room for four days.

After rescuing the girl, her parents filed a complaint with Paradip Lock Police against the accused.

POSCO Court Judge Dies By Suicide In Cuttack

The body of a Special POCSO Court Judge was recovered from his official residence at CDA Sector 9.

The judge was identified as Subash Kumar Bihari. He has been on furlough for the past two days and was scheduled to be back in the office on Friday.

Bihari was taken to a nearby hospital, after the rescue where doctors pronounced him dead.

Police have launched an investigation into the incident. However, the reason for his suicide is still unknown.