BARIPADA, June 13 -- Girls have outperformed the boys in the annual Plus Three examinations in the North Odisha University (NOU) here this year. The top place in Science and Arts streams was secured by the girl students.

While Pragya Paramita Behera (Physics Honours) of Udala College in Mayurbhanj district topped in

Science, Subhadarsini Swetpadma (Home Science Honours) of Rairangpur Mahila Mahavidyalaya topped in Arts.

Prabjot Kambo (Accounting Honours) of Barbil College in Keonjhar placed first in Commerce.

Similarly, the girl students secured the top places in Honours subjects of Science stream. In Arts, the girls are toppers in eight honours subjects and boys topped in six honours subjects. While two boy students ranked first in two...