November 2018

Class 4 Girl Abducted and Raped in Ganjam

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a minor girl was abducted by three burglars from her house while her family was asleep and later raped just outside the house in Ganjam District on 31st October night. According to reports, the victim was identified as a 10-year-old, who was kidnapped by three men when they had entered a […]


NGT Forms Team to Enquire Death of Seven Elephants

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has formed a team to probe into the death of seven elephants which were electrocuted after coming in contact with a 11 KV wire in Dhenkanal district. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel constituted a team comprising representatives of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), Wildlife Institute of India in Dehradun, director of Project Elephant and chief wildlife warden in Odisha. The […]


Child Rights Protection Commission Felicitates Anubhav Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: Anubhav Patnaik, MLA of Khandapada, was felicitated by Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights during an event yesterday (1 November 2018). He was felicitated for making Khandapada a Child-Friendly Constituency (CFC)during the 8th foundation day ceremony of Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights. Commission acknowledged the work done by Anubhav Patnaik with support […]



L. Ramachandran’s Medley of Art Gallery Exhibition Acquired Overwhelming Response from India

By Santanu Ganguly New Delhi: The first Indian Photographer of Playboy Magazine, L. Ramachandran’s Medley of Art Gallery Exhibition & Book Launch was curated by Dr. Ashrafi Bhagat. Ribbon Cutting Ritual was practices by far-famed Cinematographer Ravi Varman at the Exhibition followed by Jarmo Pohjaneimi, the mentor of  L. Ramachandran handing over the book to the famous Film Actor […]


Odisha Governor Shows Great Gesture

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal made an example going beyond the protocol and touching feet of another guest on stage. The photos of Prof Ganeshi Lal touching feet of freedom fighter Gour Hari Das have gone viral in social media for last couple of days. The incident happened last month during an award ceremony at Rabindra […]


Polythene Ban: BMC Intensifies Enforcement

Bhubaneswar: After the Corporation nod for the fine structure to be implemented for violation of no plastic/polythene across the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) limits the specials squads of the civic body yesterday (1 November) carried out massive enforcement drive across the city. Three zones of BMC under the leadership of their respective Zonal Deputy Commissioners (ZDCs) […]


ANPIC and BDA Jointly Organize International Art Symposium

Bhubaneswar: India’s 1st International Public Art Symposium (IPAS) was kicked off last week here at Kalinga Nagar area of Bhubaneswar where eminent persons including Manoj Kumar Mohanty, Secretary, BDA, Bhabani Sankar Chayani, Member Enforcement, BDA, Debasundar Mohapatra, City Engineer BMC, Sashanka Mohapatra, Managing Trustee, ANPIC, Khitish Das, Curator IPAS, Ashokananda Dhar, Chief Horticulturist, BDA, Suparna Surabhita Das, […]


National Consultation on Right of Children to Safe and Quality Education

Bhubaneswar: Quality education is both a fundamental right for all, and an essential enabler for the achievement of other rights. States are obliged, collectively and individually, to make quality education available to all, at all levels, free of charge. Every child in whatever educational setting has the fundamental right to safe &  quality education provided by quality […]


Odisha Excellence Award: Profile of JK Mohanty

Bhubaneswar: Eastrn India’s leading hotelier, entrepreneur and visionary Odia Mr. Jitendra Kumar Mohanty received Odisha Excellence Award 2018 for his extensive contribution to hospitality business. Being the CMD of Swosti Group, J.K. Mohanty has scaled a new height in hospitality business. He is among 20 outstanding Odia personalities to receive the first ever Odisha Excellence Award […]