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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Was Fani A Result Of The Lord’s Wrath?

Fani, the powerful cyclone hit Odisha and left a trail of destruction, that ravaged lives, destroyed families and livelihoods. Odisha has experienced the landfall of at least four major cyclones in the last two decades. The Super cyclone of 1999,...

World Cup: India Yet To Sort Out Its Best Eleven

Even before the Indian squad was picked for the World Cup cricket championship in England and Wales, there was an unending debate as to who should bat at No. 4. Views swung from one end to the other with...

Origin Of The Origin: King’s Impatience Behind Unfinished Idols Of Lords

It was magical. At that time, a frail old man appeared and requested the King to be taken into the Karusala (workshop), emphasising that he was going to carve the deities. The old man (who was Vishwakarma, the architect...

Origin Of The Origin: Quest For A Date With Nila Madhava

The King arranged to go to Purushottama kshetra with all residents of Avanti, and the departure day was fixed on Sukla Paksha Sasthi, in the month of Jyestha, on a Wednesday. At Jagannatha temple, that day is still marked as...

Origin Of The Origin: Who Is Lord Jagannath!

The search started when someone asked me: “Who is Lord Jagannath and What is the origin?”. I believe that the research could only be at the surface as, every deep dive to unearth made one feel like he was...

Mohammed Baji: A True Gandhian Who Lived For The Nation

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others,” Gandhi The Indian freedom struggle has its heroes but countless freedom fighters, who had fought fearlessly and taken down the most potent and exploitative imperialistic...

Where Has Odia Humour Gone!

Humour and a bit of cheekiness were always part of public life in Odisha. At a meeting of the Utkal Sammilani in the early days, Lingaraj Panigrahi had once addressed the gathering as “ତମେ (tomey, a less revered way...

World Cup: Lesson For S Africa, Windies; Teams Win Matches, Not Individuals

They flattered to deceive. And how disappointed they left fans in the end! Disappointing could be an understatement given the gap between promise and delivery from both South Africa and the West Indies, as they failed to secure a last...
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Gram Sabha, The Key To Odisha’s Growth

Indigenous people occupy 22 per cent of India’s geographical terrain and constitute over 23 per cent of the state’s population. Odisha is a gifted land in the world because it has a mix of all – natives have rich...

Advisory On Children’s Reality Shows Late But Right Step

The recent order of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to private channels regarding proper depiction of children in reality shows is a move in the right direction to prevent blatant violation of children’s rights. The fact that some reality shows were...

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Odisha Govt Announces KALIA Scholarship For 7258 Students

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday announced KALIA (Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation) scholarship for 7258 students of the state. Informing this to...
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