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Monday, October 14, 2019

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,...

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...

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...

Budget 2019-20 And Thereafter

The annual financial statement, popularity known as Budget for the year 2019-20 seems to have lost its constitutional authority and financial sanctity with historical interventions and frequent changes in the post- budget months. The Budget was delayed and shifted...

‘Khati’, The Odisha Commune

Do you think that Raj Mahal Khati in Bhubaneswar can have a GI tag? Why not if we build a case, because there is a case. I have seen a lot of Khati in places I had not expected -...

‘The Situation In Kashmir Should Not Be Allowed To Simmer’

While the whole country hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s bold move on Jammu and Kashmir by abrogating Articles 370 and 35 A, as promised by his party as soon as India gave him a thumping majority, the clampdown in...
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An Evening With A Legend Called Dr Manoj Das

I had an appointment with a legend called Dr Manoj Das at six in the evening. Slightly before time, I was ushered into the Spartan abode of this literary ambassador of Odisha–turned–culture curator of the country. My family reference helped...
National investment & manufacturing zone to come up in Odisha

‘Odisha Govt Should Ensure People’s Welfare In Mines Reservation’

As expected, metal industry investors are now clamouring for guarantee from the state for regular supply of their raw material. This makes business sense but the intention, unilateral. The tone of such a recent demand was somewhat ‘jarring’. They...

MV Act Fracas, A Musing: Is It Extortion Masquerading As Penalty?

"This is bloody extortion," fumed a friend. The restless drags on an unlit cigarette reflected the rage within. He just had a harrowing ride on his bike in the Odisha capital. He was intercepted  by traffic cops for riding...

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Another Wanted Criminal Injured in Police Encounter in Choudwar

Choudwar: A day after the encounter of a dreaded criminal, the Choudwar police encountered another wanted criminal in the wee hours of Monday. The injured...
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