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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Drama In Education, An Effective Tool

Communication has the power to build or destroy relationships. In today’s competitive world, communication skills are the most sought after quality of an educated person. Reading, writing and listening carefully were considered as the three most important communication skills...

Millets Farming, The Kondh Way

Millets have always been part of an eco-cultural system. It is not only limited to production and consumption, but envelopes a relationship with earth and her capability to sustain life and to nurture cultures that celebrate a symbiotic relationship...

The Voice Of Odia Piety

Today I remember Banikantha Nimai Harichandan and the benign glory of pious Odisha. Banikantha, his moniker, was so apt that every morning in hamlets, villages, households there wasn’t a soul which didn’t hear him waking up life to a...

The Other Famous ‘Orissa Twins’

There are many who are praying for the safe recovery of the conjoined twins Jaga and Kalia. If the operation will be a success, it will be medical history. The doctors who performed the operation at AIIMS, New Delhi,...

For A Religion Or A Product, An Open Door Policy Will Work Best

In the recent past, we have been witness to catchy rhetoric with regards to religious conversion. Strident calls to banning conversion, Ghar Wapsi, Love Jihad et al. I would like to stick my neck out and say almost everyone,...

Odia adaptation of Macbeth, a laudable and valiant attempt

Yesterday I was privy to Macbeth played by a group from Bhubaneswar at the Natya Parva organised by IPROCH in Delhi. This is arguably the first time Macbeth was on stage in Odia. The show started late but that’s...

The Day After Bijaya Dashami

These could be the last embers of the warmth of a joint family, a large gathering of siblings, of relatives, of children, of teenagers all hooked on to some thread of a common family identity or other. With nucleus...

Tom Alter: The Person I Knew

Tom Alter – the person and the personality – who could have missed the sheer presence of the man on screen. A tall thin man, with British looks and speaking Queen's English yet fluent in Hindi and Urdu, Tom...

From Devi Pithas to pandals, changing face of Durga Puja

It’s that time of the year again, when every nooks and corner of the towns and villages of Balasore district echoes with “Sarva Mangala Mangalye, Shive Sarvartha Sadhike, Saranye Trayambike Gauri, Narayani Namastute”. The Goddess is on her annual...

Proper Management of Minerals Should Get Priority

In the modern-world, for rapid industrialization mines and mining of minerals play a very significant role to meet our increasing demand for various essential materials to ensure a better living. Minerals are the main raw materials for thermal power...
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Dense Fog Proves Fatal For Truck Driver In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A driver died on the spot in a road accident, on the outskirts of the city, on Tuesday morning. According to sources, a truck...