October 2017

Conjoined Twins Jaga-Kalia Separated at AIIMS

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: An 11 hours long surgery followed by another 6 hours of plastic surgery, finally made the conjoined duo Jaga-Kalia separated. The craniopagus twins from Odisha, joined at the head, were separated successfully after a daylong surgery at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi. A Team of surgeons from […]

Bangalore School to Teach Odia

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bangalore: It’s a cheering moment for Odias staying in Bangalore, as a city based English Medium School has decided to teach Odia as one of its optional subject. Godwin Public School in Bangalore,having more than 200 Odia students, is the first English Medium school in South India to include Odia its syllabus. […]

Workshop on Enterprise Architecture and Cyber Security

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The E&IT Department, Govt of Odisha with the support of TCS organised a workshop on ‘’Enterprise Architecture and Cyber Security’’ at Hotel Mayfair Convention on 25th October 2017. Inaugurating the Workshop Shri Chandra Sarathi Behera, the Hon’ble Minister, Electronics & Information Technology stated that an effective Cyber Security Strategy supported […]

Civic Bodies urges the state to Promote Clean Cook Stoves

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha to represent at Clean Cooking Forum 2017 The dependency on LPG after Ujjwala Scheme seems at higher rate. But little that, many know that, still majority of Rural India uses fire wood for cooking purposes. Causing threat to the environment and constant health hazards it’s quite possible and also […]

First Transgender Fashion show in India

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The first always leads. Rest follows. Real Empowerment comes through equality. History has been written in KIIT University as the Transgenders walk the ramp in an exclusive fashion show in Kritarth 2017. It is first of its kind to be performed in a University in India. The community that is not easily accepted by […]

Maharashtra Farmer Deaths Highlights Gross Negligence in Pesticide Management in India

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Fatally toxic class I pesticides must be banned at the earliest, says CSE  Death of farmers due to pesticide poisoning in Maharashtra is unfortunate and could have been avoided; points towards complete failure of agriculture departments in managing pesticides Pesticide poisoning and deaths due to accidental intake of pesticides […]

2nd Bhubaneswar Poetry Festival from 14th October

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: 2 days  festival to witness 100 speakers in 14 sessions 10 young Odia writers to receive PEN IN Young Author Award This October Bhubaneswar, the temple city, is going to witness the biggest literary extravaganza in eastern India. 2nd Bhubaneswar Poetry Festival (BPF 2017), a national festival of literature, art, culture, […]

Mini STPs to Treat Septage Across City, Through Operator Selected by BMC

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Good news for city dwellers and better environment around, with the civic authorities coming up with septage management plan through collection, transportation and treating them at five different places across the city with make-shift and portable mini Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs). A review meeting for carrying out of fleet management […]

43rd Ekamra Walks: Visitors Discover Rituals Along The Heritage Sites

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Continuing their tradition of discovering Odia traditions while hopping monuments and the temples of Kalingan architecture with a distinct signature of regional style, 30 visitors of the 43rd Ekamra Walks, the only guided heritage tour of the city, discovered the rituals and practices of ”Habisialis” or people observing the auspicious […]