Tagged: Bhairagada

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Elephants at Muniguda

Forest officials are making frantic efforts to drive away a herd of elephants which sneaked into Muniguda forest range from Phulbani. For the last few days, the herd of 24 elephants has created a panic in the block by destroying crop and damaging houses. According to the forest officials, the herd has divided into two groups. While one group of 11 elephants is staying in Chatikona panchyat of Bisamkatak block, the other group is staying in Muniguda Elephants at New Hope Muniguda : The elephants have destroyed crops in Jamaraguda, Karadabandha, Ambodala and Bhairagada villages. Since the elephants, who were staying in...

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Nurse Maggie Documentary

Nurse Maggie is a poignant documentary that looks at the extraordinary life of Australian nurse and ‘Order of Australia Medal’ recipient, Maggie Sister and the work she undertakes with India’s most reviled and outcast people. The documentary by Heath Film works on two levels. Primarily it delves into Maggie’s chequered past, examines what motivates her, and what drives her to do this confronting work. Secondly it takes a physical journey with Nurse Maggie through the most inaccessible and marginalised areas of India. The physical and emotional journeys are inextricably entwined. As the film unfolds it becomes clear that through helping others Nurse...