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Reasonable Old-Age Pension Can Lead To Economic Upliftment

I was not in favour of an enhanced salary and pension proposal for legislators and ministers at a time when the state's economy was passing through severe crisis. Out of 365 days in a year, for 364 days, the...

Aum Jagannath Has A Deeper Meaning Than Jai Jagannath

The greeting of Odias should be Aum Jagannath in place of Jai Jagannath. Recently, I was giving a talk in Delhi where I mooted AUM and it was well taken. Jagannath is the Lord of the cosmos and MahaVishnu. One...
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Senior Citizens Are Intrinsic Part Of Nation-Building

Persons who attend the age of 60 years and above are called senior citizens. The number of senior citizens all over the world is increasing with increase in longevity.  The number of senior citizens in the world at present...
Akshaya Mohanty

Akshaya Mohanty – The Cult

A dramatic story teller without frills, only Akshaya Mohanty, the maverick can open his story with these lines, “ଯିଏ ଭୁଲିଯାଏ ସେ ସେମିକା, ଯିଏ ଭୁସଲନା ସେ ସେମିକାର ୋନ ଭଉଣୀ”. His openness excited conservative Odia society since the 60’s. He brought...

Odisha’s Mo Sarkar Can Be A Global Model

‘Integrity and working together as one united service’ has turned around Singapore to a dynamo, though pocket-sized. Rwanda is manifesting to be a global leader in change management. Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) is an autonomous body in Rwanda with a...

The Time Is Ripe To Imbibe Gandhiji’s Invincible Spirit

"Generations to come, it may well be, will scarce believe that such a man as this one, ever in flesh and blood walked upon this Earth,” said Albert Einstein about Mahatma Gandhi. Steering a country ravaged by loots and pillages,...

Gandhi Jayanti Special: Art’s Alternative To History

Under Mahatma Gandhi’s charismatic leadership, a large number of people coming from different social and religious backgrounds plunged themselves into the struggle against the British rule. In Odisha, the movement gathered momentum during 1921, when Gandhi visited the state...

Young Odisha Can Realise Trillion Dollar Dream

Mahatama Gandhi’s idea of ‘Nai Taleem’ is perhaps his best gift to the world. ‘Nai Taleem’ was conceived as new education idea, in which practical skills serve as the centre and foundation of an individual - spiritual, cultural and social...

Time For A Fashion Diet Plan

We have heard the word 'sustainable fashion' way too much recently and still I feel it’s not spoken about enough, hence I m forever looking for opportunities to squeeze it in, in most of my conversations. Sustainable living is...

Odisha Was Gandhi’s Khadi Hub

The Father of the Nation visited Odisha during the crucial years between 1921 and 1946, when the critical issues like the formation of the state of Odisha and the then prevailing economic poverty warranted a robust leadership and cognisance...

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Odisha Cadre IAS Officer Appointed DIPAM Secretary

New Delhi: Tuhin Kanta Pandey, a 1987-batch Odisha cadre IAS officer, was appointed Secretary to Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) on...
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