October 2018

STAMP of Bhitarkanika on IMMT wall in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: International sports events have helped to get various themes painted on the walls across the city through the Street Art and Mural Project (STAMP). This time, the famous mangrove forests of Bhitarkanika has started appearing on the walls of the Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (IMMT) with a beautiful depiction of its wildlife and […]

Nation Remembers Indira Gandhi on Her Death Anniversary

New Delhi: The nation remembered former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 34th death anniversary today. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi paid floral tributes to the former Prime Minister at Shakti Sthal in Delhi. The former Prime Minister, also known as the Iron Lady of India, was […]

Statue of Unity: 10 Interesting Facts

The Statue of Unity is the tallest statue in the world. At 182 metres, it is 23 metres taller than China’s Spring Temple Buddha statue and almost double the height of the Statue of Liberty (93 metres tall) in US. The statue will be able to withstand wind velocity up to 60 m/s, vibration and […]

Modi Unveils World’s Tallest Statue

New Delhi: An engineering marvel completed in a record time of 33 months, the world’s tallest statue—Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s statue or the Statue of Unity—was inaugurated on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s birth anniversary today on 31 October. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had laid the foundation stone for the project on 31 October 2013, was also the […]

When Sardar Patel Admires Nehru

Only I Know How Much Nehru Toiled For India: Patel Bhubaneswar: Surely Jawaharlal Nehru was not flawless. But both Nehru and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel were instrumental in helping India achieve Independence. It is also accepted that they might have had difference of opinions, but their relationship was not as one-dimensional as it is made out to […]

Dharmendra Flags Off Run for Unity Rally at Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Skill Development Minister Dharmendra Pradhan participated in Run For Unity at Bhubaneswar today morning on the birth anniversary of the Iron-man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Pradhan flagged off the rally and offered floral tributes to Sardar Patel. Later he addressed thousands of participants on Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Day of Unity) programme organized by Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) […]

Naveen Writes to Modi on Renaming Jharsuguda Airport

Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik today wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging to issue a notification naming the Jharsuguda Airport as ‘Veer Surendra Sai’ Airport. He also urged the prime minister to instruct Air India for an operation of flight from Bhubaneswar to New Delhi via Jharsuguda. “I would request that Union Government may immediately […]

Meet Odisha’s Own Rancho

42 Mouza boy sets up innovation school for Rural Kids! Bhubaneswar: Rancho, the character played by Aamir Khan in the 2009-Bollywood blockbuster ‘3 Idiots,’ remains one of the most endearing characters ever to grace the silver screen. His unique approach to education, quest for innovation and finally the decision to serve his local community without fanfare […]

State Level Media Workshop by Odisha Election Watch and ADR

‘Media’s Watchdog Role essential for free and fair Election’ Bhubaneswar: A free and fair election is essential in a democracy and it can not be achieved without the watchdog role of media , eminent journalists former bureaucrats and senior election officials said here in a state level workshop on the “Free, Fair Election & Fourth […]

Now PepsiCo the new beverage partner for Domino’s Pizza

Noida: Jubilant FoodWorks today announced PepsiCo as its new beverage partner for Domino’s Pizza India. As part of the partnership, the PepsiCo portfolio of carbonated beverages of Pepsi, Mountain Dew, 7Up, and Mirinda along with Lipton Ice Tea will be sold across all Domino’s restaurants in India. Speaking on the partnership Mr. Pratik Pota, Chief […]