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Dalrymple Storytelling Session Hits ‘Monument’ Hurdle

Bhubaneswar: The book reading session with acclaimed writer and historian William Dalrymple being hosted by Odisha Tourism has been dragged into controversy. A complaint was lodged at Old Town police station here opposing the venue of the event. The event was earlier...

Bikers Carry Message Against Drugs With the Speed Of Wind

Bhubaneswar: There couldn’t have been a better euphemism against drug abuse than Rang De Basanti. Drawing parallels with the revolutionary spirit of youngsters in the movie, the city’s youth have taken the riding route with an aim to inculcate...

Holi Is A Festival That Unites, Say Odisha Celebrities

Bhubaneswar: Holi, the most vibrant of all Hindu festivals cuts across religious divides and those of caste and creed. In recent years, a lot of style and glamour is visible in how the festival is celebrated. People always look...

Meet Cuttack Boy Xerxes – The First From Odisha To Enter MTV Roadies

Cuttack: National level sports, entrepreneurship, fitness and now Roadies - there are only a few things Xerxes Diniar Irani hasn't done so far. Xerxes, the 27-year-old from Cuttack is the first from the state to qualify for the 'Culling Round'...

Fourteen Women Achievers Presented AARYA Awards

Bhubaneswar: Fourteen women achievers from distinct categories were felicitated with the Aarya Awards founded by Parichay Foundation on Thursday, marking the International Women’s Day in the Odisha capital. Parichay Foundation, a philanthropic organization is engaged in promoting Indian art...

Jio Fibre Available In Parts Of Bhubaneswar, Cuttack & Rourkela

Bhubaneswar: The much-awaited, high-speed broadband service from Jio is being rolled out in trial phases across Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Rourkela. The service is currently being given to interested users for a refundable deposit of Rs 4,500 with zero monthly charges...
Biju Patnaik statue at Anand Bhawan, Cuttack. Photograph: Suprakash Mishra

Tall Man Of Odisha: Lesser Known Facts About Biju Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: Biju Patnaik, the name remains etched in the heart of every Odia even two decades after his demise. The former Chief Minister of Odisha is undoubtedly the most popular name in Odisha. A pilot and visionary and leader...

Music Has Not Changed, Perspective Has: Pandit Chaurasia

Bhubaneswar: The more things change, the more they remain the same and it seems to extend to music. In fact, flautist Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia says music has not changed, only perspective has. “The sun, the moon, the wind,...

Odisha’s Pad-Women Guard Menstrual Hygiene

Bhubaneswar: Much before the state government announced the Khushi scheme to provide free sanitary napkins to adolescent girls, three proactive women in different parts of Odisha had taken it upon themselves to produce low-cost and alternative hygiene options to women...

Abhijita Felicitated For Fighting Chain Snatchers In Odisha Capital

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Saturday felicitated Abhijita Mahapatra of Mancheswar in the Odisha capital for fearlessly taking on two motorcycle-borne snatchers. She received a  cash reward of Rs 5,000 and a letter of appreciation for her courageous act from...
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