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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
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Harish Chandra Buxipatra – The Prudent Reformer

When he was a high school student in Rayagada, Harish Chandra Buxipatra gathered his friends and performed shuddhi kriya (rituals observed on death of near and dear ones which includes tonsuring of head) on the death of Mahatma Gandhi....

PM Concerned Over Lacklustre Development In Odisha

Khurda: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed anguish saying that despite all possible assistance by the Centre, there is no momentum in the development of Odisha. Addressing a public meeting at the National Institute of Science Education and Research...

The High GDP Growth And Low Employability Anomaly In Indian Higher Education Sector

The high GDP growth rates of India relative to the rest of the world should normally lead to higher demand for higher education. During the late 2000s, there was a lot of talk of how low GER's may impede growth; however...

GST Rates: Optics and Revenue Overriding Priority

The Centre's move to further carry out rationalisation of the tax rates of items under the GST regime has evoked subtle criticism from The Hindu. In its edit piece on Tuesday, the paper has argued that frequent tweaks to the...

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...

Passage Of Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill To Boost Adoption Rate In India!

The passage of Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016, in Lok Sabha on Wednesday would not only stop devaluation of poorer women and children, but also give a much needed boost to adoption in India, said the DNA in its edit...

Monitoring Computers; Citizens Ought To Have Right To Privacy

The Centre's move to monitor and intercept computer devices has come under attack in sections of the media, with The Tribune suggesting that there should be a judicial oversight to any situation that requires security agencies to infringe on any individual's...

Prioritize Skill Development In Rural India

In India, according to the 2001 census, about 72.2% of the population are living in about 638,000 villages and remaining 27.8% live in about 5,380 cities, towns and urban agglomerations. Most of the country’s landmass belong to rural area...

Teachers’ demand and my role

In a welcome move, the block grant system for teachers has been abolished in the state and has been replaced with grant-in-aid system. This is expected to benefit teachers, students and promote the quality of education. Odisha introduced the...
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Ban On Plastic Flags: An Unpatriotic Act?

The ubiquitous plastic flags that had invaded the country a few years ago, are not to be seen these days, say reporters who are doing a recce of the city markets. So be it. The ban on plastic and strict...

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Khayyam—The ‘Poet’ Composer Of Hindi Films

We all know that Raag Pahadi was Khayyam’s favourite and the composer clearly played favourites. His compositions were like brooks flowing through mountain terrains...
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