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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Govts & People Should Rally To Save The Earth From Global Warming

The earth has been experiencing unwanted changes in the weather, rise in atmospheric and ocean temperatures, acute water crisis etc. in recent decades, indicating the early appearance of a very disturbed global life. The atmospheric concentration of greenhouse gases like...

Can We Use Hockey World Cup To Our Benefit?

At a time when preparation is in full swing at the Kalinga Stadium to make it ready to host the Men's Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar in less than three months, the success of Odia athletes – Dutee Chand's...

‘Teachers Should Work Towards Creating A Close Bond With The Students’

It is Teachers Day today. On this day, the students pay respect to their teachers and in return get their blessings. Dr Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan was born on September 5, 1888. When he became the President of India (1962-67), some...

Odisha’s Intimacy With Art Forms Deeply Embedded In Its Cultural Past

Art is the proper task of life, said Nietzsche and Bertolt Brecht thinks that “if art reflects life, it does so with special mirrors”. Maybe yes but both the thoughts are conjoint. Art is certainly a proper task and reflects...

Raghunath Panigrahi: The Golden Voice Of Geeta Govinda

Eminent Indian classical singer and music director Pandit Raghunath Panigrahi was born today, August 10, in 1932. The ambassador of 'Geeta Govinda', Pandit Raghunath Panigrahi dedicated his life to music, singing and composing many masterpieces both in classical and semi-classical forms. Pandit Panigrahi’s...

Biju Patnaik Almost Convinced Karunanidhi For A Merger With AIADMK!

Very few people, both in Odisha and Tamil Nadu, are aware of the deep connection that Biju Patnaik shared with Karunanidhi. In the third volume of his autobiographical book ‘Nenjukku Needhi’, Karunanidhi mentioned in detail about Biju Babu and...

When Annapurna Was Odisha’s Answer To New York’s Broadway

Odisha had its own parallel of Broadway way back in 1930s. Known as Annapurna Theatre it was Eton of Odia culture and entertainment. It used to stage at least five or six  performances in a year. The momentum picked up...

How Unsportsmanlike!

Being an Indian and being sportsmanlike are two different things. This was amply evident when Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CWGOC) asked the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to pay a bill to the tune of Rs 74 lakh on account...

Solid Waste And Sewage: Only Better Management Will Pave The Way For Smart Cities

Urban India is growing fast mainly due to rapid industrialization and various commercial activities. Solid wastes and sewage are also being generated increasingly in cities and the authorities are paying little attention to their proper management. Urban India is generating...

The Forgotten Airmen Of Amarda Road Plane Crash

This story begins from a visit to the Madras War Cemetery while I was doing an article of the War Cemeteries in India. At the Cemetery I had come across a set of fourteen graves which were of airmen...
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No Political Ads In TV, Electronic Media Sans Permission: CEO

Bhubaneswar: The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Odisha has directed District Election Officers, Returning Officers, all other authorities concerned, TV channels, cable operators and...