Dola Purnima: Its Significance in Odisha

Read More

North Magnetic Pole Shifting Towards Alaska, Russia

Read More

India’s Chances in Ongoing ODI Series Jinxed by Pandya

Read More

World renowned sand artist Sudarsan Patnaik and his students have made a 30 feet high sand sculpture of Lord Jagannath on the occasion of New Year at Puri sea beach on Sunday, to welcome the New Year. Claimed the world’s biggest sand art of 30 feet high and 60 feet wide sculpture has turned a …

Bringing pride for the nation and state, Mountaineer Satyaprakash Nanda of Odisha has achieved a remarkable feat by climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, a dormant volcano in Tanzania and the highest mountain peak in Africa. Even though Satyaprakash is an engineer by profession, his passion for trekking has put him on the top of mountaineering expedition. He …

Odia scientist Sandip Kumar Mishra, who works with the Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), under the department of biotechnology, claimed to have made a breakthrough in finding a cure to breast cancer. Mishra said that talks are on with the All Indian Institute of Medical Science (Bhubaneswar) to experiment his findings on a clinical trial. …

Gayatri Saraf’s ‘Itabhatira Silpi’ and Suryamani Khuntia’s ‘Juganta’ have been selected to receive the prestigious Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award-2017. The two Odia litterateurs will be conferred for their outstanding literary works. Saraf will get the award for her short story collection (Itabhatira Silpi), Khuntia will receive for his translation work (Juganta) by the Akademi for the …

The Health and Family Welfare Department is all set to make diagnostic services, including expensive dialysis, X-ray, CT scan and the MRI free for patients. The government, through its Free Diagnostic Scheme, will  provide services to the people. It has already been providing expensive drugs for free to patients through its Niramaya Yojana since 2015. …

Bahubali the 4 year old Royal Bengal Tiger cub has recently killed a monkey inside his compound. The monkey made a mistake of going inside the cub’s enclosure while playing. Bahubali had been keeping watch on the monkey’s movement suddenly attacked it and in a matter of seconds the horrific deed was completed in front …

Odisha’s para athlete Jayanti Behera has done the State proud bagging silver medal in 100-meter race in the Asian Youth Para Games, 2017 held in Dubai recently. Jayanti clinched the second spot clocking a timing of 13.48 seconds. Japan’s Misu Honoka with 13.45 seconds was first and Nakagawa Moe with 14.24 seconds was third. Earlier, …

English singer Edward Christopher Ed Sheeran, the name provokes western dance but can we think that Odissi dancers dancing to the tune of “Shape of You”. This is what a  group of youths working in a tourism start-up “Detour” in the state have created. The 4.25 minutes video in which five female Odissi dancers are …

Odissi dancer Pallavi Das of the Guru Pankaj Udra Sanskruti Academy, an ardent follower of the Game of Thrones series, has dedicated her new dance video to the series. The dance video has become viral on social media ever since the dancer posted it. Pallavi, grand daughter of the legendary Adi guru Pankaj Charan Das …

The Centre plans to merge the process with Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems Project (CCTNS), a project first conceptualised by the UPA government in 2009; this will eliminate the need of doing the physical police verification for getting a new passport. With the implementation of CCTNS, the manual process of police verification could …