April 2018

ZEE JLF at The British Library on 8-10 June 2018

New Delhi: The 5th edition of the Festival’s UK edition returns to The British Library in London Nearly 70 eminent authors and thinkers from across the globe gather to showcase South Asia’s unique multilingual literary heritage and the Festival’s global appeal Intense two-day programme explores themes such as translations, poetry, women empowerment, democracy and travel The ZEE Jaipur Literature […]


Rosalin Patasani and Vikash Das Get Telegraph True Legends Award

Kolkata: Odisha’s leading social activist, the founder of Parichay Foundation Ms. Rosalin Patasani Mishra received The Telegraph True Legends Award 208 at Hotel Taj Bengal, Kolkata last week. Another social worker from Odisha, Sri Vikash Das too received the prestigious national award. The awards were given to 11 personalities from different states who have made incredible contribution to the Society […]


CSE meet in Ranchi tries to get to the core of the Patthargadi movement

Ranchi, April 30, 2018: Are we assessing the movement correctly – asks Sunita Narain “India has seen numerous movements and campaigns to assure people’s rights over their resources, and every such movement has had something to teach us. The Patthargadi movement might also be trying to tell us something – and we have gathered here to […]



Niranjan Appointed as Odisha Congress Head for a Second Term

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar, April 19, 2018: All India Congress Committee (AICC) appointed senior party leader Niranjan Patnaik as its new Odisha chief today. Current MLAs Naba Das and Chiranjiv Biswal and former parliamentarian Pradeep Majhi were also appointed as working president of Pradesh Congress Committee, Odisha (OPCC). Former minister and party president Niranjan Patnaik replaced Prasad […]


National PR Conclave to be held in City

Bhubaneswar, April 19, 2018: The Institute of Media Studies (IMS) in association with Information and Public Relations Department, Government of Odisha and Utkal University will organize a day-long National PR Conclave-2018 to mark the National PR Day on Saturday. Hon’ble Minister of Information & Public Relations and Law Pratap Jena will inaugurate the conclave in presence […]


“From Goatherd To Governance” Released in Bhubaneswar

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar, April 18, 2018: The book is a life sketch of retired administrator Panchanan Dash ‘From Goatherd To Governance’ will inspire millions of youth Author and former MSME Department Secretary to Government of Odisha Sri Panchanan Dash’s first memoir book ‘From Goatherd To Governance’ was released on Monday (16th April 2018). In […]


Expand Space for Media Freedom

Bhubaneshwar, April 13, 2018: Even though freedom of speech and expression is a fundamental right under the Constitution of India, in actual practice media freedom is gradually being restricted due to various forms of litigations initiated against journalists, media house and bloggers. As a result, freedom of expression is largely affected. Freedom of expression encompasses media freedom to […]



Khandapada: Congress Can Resurge in 2019

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar: Someone may call me mad reading the title of this write-up. It’s obvious. After going through this, you may or may not withstand my observation. But you can’t ignore the idea. At the time, when congress biggies in Odisha are leaving the party one after another, I can see hope for […]