September 2016

The Book People of Jhinti Sasan

A Rag picker’s World By Jyoti Nanda This story is not that old. Only one year passed in between. I was then comfortable with a smiling and polite no to him. On the other side of the air, one enthusiastic youth from an electronic channel thankfully did not insist me to have a yes. Second […]

Odisha Assembly Ratifies GST Bill

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill was passed unanimously in the State Assembly on Thursday. Odisha became 16th state in the country to ratify The Constitution (122nd Amendment Bill) for Goods and Services Tax (GST). The bill passed by both houses of parliament needs ratification of half of the […]

BRICS Convention on Tourism Begins In Khajuraho

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: The two-day long BRICS Convention on Tourism was inaugurated today in Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh. The BRICS nations were represented by the Minister of Tourism, South Africa Mr. D.A. Hanekom and delegations from Russia and China. The inaugural function was also graced by Tourism Minister and Chairman-Tourism, Government of Madhya […]

Jharkhand Governor, Union PNG Minister Inaugurate International Conference on LPG

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu and Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurate the two days International conference on LPG in Bhubaneswar. Speaking at the conference PNG Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said, This conference is a pathway for a much robust intervention into the LPG sector by stakeholders, scholars and […]

Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) 2016 Result

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: OTET 2016 results were declared today. The examination was conducted on August 3 at various centers across the state. Steps to check the Odisha TET results 2016 Log on to the official website of the BSE Odisha – On the left hand side of the page under the ‘Latest Updates’ heading, click on the […]

Witchcraft Charge: Duo Forced to Eat Human Waste

By Odisha Story Bureau, Berhampur: Ganjam is once again in news for sorcery related violence. This time, two men were forced to eat human excreta on the suspicion of practising sorcery in S B Jagdebpur under Jarada police station limits in Patrapur block. Despite Odisha Prevention of Witch Hunting Act, 2013 in force in the state, harassment […]

Pageant For Visually-Impaired Girls, Jhumuri Biswal Bagged Miss Odisha

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: In an unique initiative for the specially-abled girls, Bhubaneswar played host to a beauty pageant held for visually-impaired girls. Out of the 14 participants selected in the age group of 18-30 years, some of the girls were fully visually blind, while some of them were partially blind. Jhumuri Biswal bagged […]