November 2018

Odisha: Lotus Losses Two Petals

Bhubaneswar: Two Bharatiya Janata Party leaders in Odisha resigned today. Former Union minister Dilip Ray and BJP’s national executive member Bijoy Mahapatra left the party. They sent a joint resignation letter to BJP national chief Amit Shah. Bijoy Mohapatra briefed reporters that they both would announce their course of action within two weeks. However speculations […]


Music Maestros: Prem Anand Meets Rahman

Cuttack: It was an enthralling moment when Ollywood’s music maestro Prem Anand met national music sensation AR Rahman yesterday evening at Barabati Stadium during the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 celebration in Cuttack. Odisha’s leading music director Prem Anand, also known as the music scientist for his experimental numbers in Odia films, was amazed by Rahman’s […]



Naveen, Dharmendra Congratulate Indian Hockey Team

Bhubaneswar: As India won the first match against South Africa at Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 here last evening, wishes started pouring from all spheres. Odisha Cheif Minister Naveen patnaik congratulated Team India for their spectacular performance against South Africa, giving a perfect start. He wished the men in blue good luck for the remaining matches. […]


Dharmendra Pradhan BJP’s CM Candidate in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Senior party leader and Union minister Jual Oram said Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will be the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate in the state. He announced this while interacting with reporters yesterday here after former Odisha-cadre IAS officer Aparajita Sarangi joined Bharatiya Janata Party. The statement came amid rumours in the political circle […]


India Wins Hockey, Naveen Hearts

Bhubaneswar: It was a satisfying result for India as the Indian Hockey team made their statement by thrashing South Africa 5-0 in a Group C match of Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 at the Kalinga Stadium here last evening. And Odisha’s Cm Naveen Patnaik won hearts again at the Word Cup Celebration at Cuttack. Music […]


Men’s Hockey World Cup: Stars Dazzle Opening Show

Bhubaneswar: The Hockey World Cup kick-started with a grand opening ceremony at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneshwar. Shah Rukh Khan narrated his iconic 17 minute dialogue from Chak De! India and Madhuri Dixit carried out a magical performance. India’s music sensation AR Rahman sung hit songs such as Dil Se, Humma Humma, Maa Tujhe Salaam among […]


Aparajita Sarangi Joins BJP

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Cadre IAS officer Aparajita Sarangi, who took VRS two weeks back, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) yesterday. Party president Amit Shah and Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan were present during her official entry to the national party in New Delhi. According to reports, Sarangi will contest from Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha in 2019 general elections. […]


Haraprasad Das Unveils New Logo of PEN IN Books

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s leading publishing house PEN IN BOOKS (a unit of Odia Media Private Limited) came up with a new logo. The logo was unveiled at publication firm’s office in Saheed Nagar here on Sunday. Senior poet and thinker haraprasad Das released the logo. He appreciated the new logo and neo-publishing initiatives by PEN IN Books. […]


Clashes at KIIT: Five Students Detained

Bhubaneswar: City Police detained 5 students in connection with the clashes that broke out between two groups of students at the KIIT University campus on Saturday, according to media reports. The scuffle purportedly broke out over a purported eve-teasing incident, in which a second-year B.Tech student allegedly passed lewd comments at a fifth-year Law student on […]