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Monday, October 21, 2019

I Was Her Radha & Sanjukta Panigrahi Was My Krushna: Kumkum Mohanty

Bhubaneswar: It will continue to be a riddle for me as to why Guruji (Kelucharan Mohapatra) picked the two of us for his duet compositions even when I was only one year into Odissi training, said danseuse Kumkum Mohanty...

Lights, Camera, Action In Place! Odisha Film Institute Needs Course Correction

Cuttack: Two decades after it was set up, Biju Patnaik Film and Television Institute of Orissa (BPFTIO) has figured out what all it needs to become perfect – a campus of its own, a degree course and the Film...

The Woman Factor: Naveen Ups The Ante

At her first rally in Gujarat on March 12, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi flipped the order of greeting and began her debut speech with "Meri behnon aur mere bhaiyon". Many missed this gesture. But when BJD president and...

Are The City Hospitals Safe Havens?

Bhubaneswar: Hospitals are meant to cure and protect patients and their caretakers but not expose them to hazards. The recent fire at Apollo Hospitals turned out to be the latter. Once again, it brought to the fore the lackadaisical attitude of...

Odisha Power List 2019: Top 50 High & Mighty

It’s not easy to define power. Neither can you measure it nor can you always justify it. So, when we at Odisha Bytes decided to prepare a power list for Odisha various questions were raised by our team members. Some of the queries have no...

‘George Fernandes Took Refuge In Bhubaneswar During Emergency’

Former defence minister and leader of Samata Party George Fernandes passed away on Tuesday after prolonged illness. He was 88. There many interesting stories about this firebrand socialist leader, who was defence minister of India during the Kargil War in 1999. However,...

The Sweat & The Smile As ‘Olly’ Bares All With Hockey WC Coming To...

Bhubaneswar: One of the major attractions at Kalinga Stadium during Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup concluding today, was the happy and huge 'Olly '- the official mascot of the event. With a bright smile and jolly moves, Olly has been...
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A Storyteller Tells Her Own Story

Bhubaneswar: The tales of Bhakti poets Mira Bai, Ram Das and Kabir echoed at Kharavela Park in Khandagiri at the Bhubaneswar Festival of Storytelling. Story teller Deepa Kiran, from Hyderabad, mesmerized the audience with her charming voice and stories...

BJD Has No Long-Term Vision for Odisha: Aparajita Sarangi

Bhubaneswar: Aparajita Sarangi is not new to fame or controversies. Her decision to quit the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and join politics months before twin elections are scheduled in Odisha has provided much grist to the political mill. As...

Bhubaneswar, Your Time Has Come!

“No one can stop an idea whose time has come”. Legendary French writer Victor Hugo would certainly not have thought of Bhubaneswar while making this famous statement. But around 150 years after Hugo, the proverbial time seems to have arrived to transform...

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Jajpur PEO Death: Bandh Disrupts Life In Jajpur

Jajpur: Life was thrown out of gear in Jajpur on Monday following a 12-hour bandh call by the BJP demanding a CBI probe into...

Polling Underway In Bijepur

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