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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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Indian Hockey Team Balanced Keeping In Pace With Time: Dilip Tirkey

It is a dream come true for former Indian hockey captain Dilip Tirkey. The words he uttered 15 years back have taken a beautiful shape at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, now touted as the Sports Capital of India. It...

Odisha Women Say A Big ‘Thank You’ To Men In Their Life

Bhubaneswar: How often have we women taken time out, to express gratitude to the kind, supportive and understanding men in our life? How many times have we asked if they are doing okay? November 19, a day since 1999, is...
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Odisha Cricketer Sushree Picked For BCCI Women’s T20 Challenge

Odisha all-rounder Sushree Dibyadarshini  has been selected to play in the IPL Velocity team under the captaincy of Mithali Raj in this year's BCCI...