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CM Announces Fakir Mohan Odia Bhasa Samman

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday announced his government’s decision to confer individuals and organisations with Fakir Mohan Odia Bhasa Samman for their contribution towards promotion of Odia language and literature. Addressing the state level celebration of 175th birth anniversary of father of...
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Makar Sankranti Celebrated With Traditional Fervour In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Marking the transition of sun into Capricorn, Makar Sankranti was celebrated with traditional fervour across the state on Sunday. Thousands of people took holy dips in rivers and other water bodies and offered worships to gods and goddesses at various temples. Special rituals...
Naveen at Jatin Das CENTRE OF ART AND ARTIST FILM FESTIVAL

Film Makers Should Come Forward To Work On Documentaries: CM

Bhubaneswar: Film makers should come forward to work on documentaries or even bio-pics, if possible, on our revered literary souls, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik while inaugurating the 12th edition of the three-day International Film Festival organised by Jatin Das Centre of Arts...
Ekamra Walks Group photo at Mukteswar Temple, Bhubaneswar

27 Foreigners From Australia, Europe & USA Attend 56th Ekamra Walks Old Town Circuit

Bhubaneswar: The 56th Ekamra Walks Old Town Circuit started with a very good footfall of more than 60 visitors participating including 27 foreigners. There were 16 individuals from Australia, two from France, one from Romania and eight Odissi dancers from California, USA. People from...
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Museums Play Pivotal Role In Development Of Society: Guv

Bhubaneswar: Museums play a pivotal role in development of the society. Efforts should be made to raise awareness among the younger generation about the rich collections of the museums, said Governor Dr SC Jamir while inaugurating the 60th foundation day of Odisha...
CM Naveen Patnaik chairing the cabinet meeting in Puri on Tuesday

Cabinet Push For Odia Promotion

Puri: The state cabinet meeting, held outside the state secretariat in Bhubaneswar for the first time, here on Tuesday approved several important proposals including formation of a heritage cabinet for development of Odia language and literature. The meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen...

CM Urges Centre For Early Release Of Commemorative Stamp On Paik Rebellion

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik wrote to Union Minister for Communications Manoj Sinha, seeking early release of commemorative stamp. In his letter, the Chief Minister said, “Government of Odisha is celebrating the bi-centenary of Paika Rebellion in a grand manner, betting its righful place...
A billboard announcing the upcoming convention on Jagannath culture in Balasore.

Mega Convention To Promote Jagannath Culture In Balasore From Dec 25

Balasore: Aimed at promoting Jagannath culture, the 36th Biswa Jagannath Chetana Mahaadhibesan will be held here on December 25, the event organisers said on Wednesday. It will be the second time Balasore will play host to the convention. "We will organize this convention...
Toshali Craft Mela, Janta Maidan, Bhubaneswar

Toshali National Crafts Mela In Bhubaneswar From Dec 15

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government's handlooms, textiles and handicrafts department is gearing up to host the 12th edition of Toshali National Crafts Mela at Janata Maidan here from December 15. "Artisans, weavers, painters and sculptors from 25 states in India will participate in the...
Morning walkers at Khandagiri-Udaygiri caves as part of a heritage walk programme in Bhubaneswar on Saturday.

Rain Fails To Dampen Walkers’ Spirits In First Heritage Tour At Khandagiri-Udayagiri

Bhubaneswar: As part of the Ekamra Walks, now heritage lovers and walkers have another option to explore. The famous Jain shrine and historic Khandagiri and Udayagiri would be the Saturday date for enthusiasts. On Saturday, the maiden walk was held...

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SRC Reviews Progress Of EWDS Project Implementation

Bhubaneswar: Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi on Wednesday reviewed the progress of implementation of the Early Warning Dissemination System (EWDS) project with Additional District Magistrates (ADMs) and Block...