April 2018

SBI Staffs Join Ekamra Walks

Bhubaneswar, April 7, 2018: Ekamra Walks, the only guided heritage tour of the city got a nice experience of two walks in two different circuits and a wonderful participation by the corporate team of a leading public sector bank and general public including a tourist from Slovenia. While there was a grand group of more than […]

Kalinga Literary Festival in Koraput begins

Eight Koraput Literary Legends Felicitated Koraput, April 7, 2018: The two-day Kalinga Literary Festival (KLF) in Koraput kicks off here to celebrate the art, culture and literature of the Koraput valley. The festival was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Honourable MP Shri Jhina Hikaka, distinguished guest and keynote speaker, Vice Chancellor of Central University of Odisha, Prof […]

BJD protests fuel price hike in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, April 7, 2018: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) staged demonstrations at various petrol pumps across state today protesting against the hike in prices of petrol and diesel. Activists of the Biju Yuva Janata Dal (BYJD) and the Biju Chhatra Janata Dal (BCJD) have staged peaceful demonstrations till 12 am. The price of petrol has been […]

Dhamra Port: CM Inaugurates Second Phase Expansion

Dhamra, April 7, 2018: Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) on Saturday inaugurated the Phase II expansion of Dhamra Port in Odisha’s Bhadrak. The Phase II expansion of Dhamra Port will increase the cargo handling capacity of the port to over 100 mtpa, up from 25 mtpa at present. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated […]

World Health Day: 91% Odias Sick in 2017-18

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar, April 7, 2018:  Today World Health Day is being celebrated worldwide. Odisha is not an exception. When the state government is propagating its health initiatives and people-oriented free emergency services, the real situation is something different. According to government report 91% people in Odisha were sick during the last fiscal year. Another […]

Gopinath to Pratibha: Koraput Has a Great Literary Tradition

Valley hosts first ever Koraput Literary Festival Koraput:  Koraput has a great literary tradition. From Gopinath Mohanty to Pratibha Ray, many celebrated authors have lived here to experience the tribal life and later delivered great fictions. Gopinath Mohanty’s Paraja and and Amrutara Santana (Dynasty of Immortals) are based on the life of Koraput tribal and […]

2019: Changing Political Narratives in Nayagarh

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar: On one hand, the 3 time BJD MLA from Nayagarh Arun Kumar Sahoo is trying hard to hold his fort in next election. On other hand, sitting MP from Kandhamal, queen Pratyusha Rajeswari Singh, the successor of erstwhile rulers of Nayagarh is also putting all efforts to make a comeback to […]

Odisha’s Ganjam Has 4044 Blackbucks

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Blackbuck population in Ganjam district went up never before. According to a recent census by forest department now the number of these Indian antelopes in Ganjam sees a 20% increase in number. There are 4044 number of these Indian antelopes seen in Betnai-Balipadar area of Ganjam district. Out of them 2,086 are female, 1,166 […]