Kotpad Weaving: Odisha’s Movie To Be Screened In Europe And Delhi

Pune/Mumbai: International Documentary ‘Kotpad Weaving: The Story of a Race Against Time’ by award-winning filmmaker Biswanath Rath continues it’s glorious journey in International Film Festival Circuit. Recently, the film has been selected for screening at ‘International Tour Film Festival- ‘Tourfilm Riga’ to be held at Latvia, Europe. In this year’s edition of the festival, a […]

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9th Quality Mark Awards Will Be Conferred On June 22

Ahmedabad: To celebrate the promising individuals, professionals, and entrepreneurs of the Indian industry, the Quality Mark Trust organizes Award Ceremony every year in different parts of the country. The 9th edition of the award ceremony will be organized on June 22, 2019 in Ahmedabad (Gujarat). These awards are distributed in more than 40 categories, on the […]

Sheetal Sahu Crowned Miss India Odisha 2019

Kolkata: Odia girl Sheetal Sahu was crowned Femina Miss India Odisha 2019 in a glitzy ceremony in Kolkata last night. Finalists of 13 East zone states, namely Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Sikkim, Assam, Mizoram, Tripura, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and West Bengal, participated the coveted crown and represented their states in the most prestigious […]

Odia Jawan Conferred Posthumous Kirti Chakra

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the Kirti Chakra, the second highest peacetime gallantry medal, on Odia CRPF jawan Pradeep Kumar Panda at a function at the Rashtrapati Bhawan today. The posthumous gallantry medal was received by Panda’s wife. A native of Rajgangpur in Sundargarh district, Panda was martyred while fighting heavily armed terrorists in Jammu […]

Prakash Rao, Kamala Pujari and Daitari Naik Receive Padma Shri

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind today awarded three persons from Odisha with Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in the country, for commendable contribution in their respective fields. D Prakash Rao, a tea seller from Cuttack who runs a school for slum dwellers’ children was awarded by the President in the field of Social […]

President Ram Nath Kovind Presents Padma Awards 2019 Today

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: President Ramnath Kovind has presented 55 of the 112 Padma awards – a Padma Vibhushan, eight Padma Bhushan and 46 Padma Shri – to distinguished personalities from different fields including a doctor pair, today. The awards were given away at a Civil Investiture Ceremony. The country’s second highest civilian award, Padma Vibhushan, went […]

14th Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards to Confer Lifetime Achievement Award on Mahesh Elkunchwar

META 2019 jury includes Akash Khurana, Anmol Vellani, Ila Arun, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Lynne Fernandez, Mukund Padmanabhan, Sunil Kothari, Sunit Tandon Nominated plays to be showcased at the META Festival in Delhi from March 6-12, 2019 META partners with Drama School Mumbai (DSM) to present a series of masterclasses with META-nominated stalwarts Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Mahindra […]

BSCL Bags CITIIS Award for its B-Active Project

Bhubaneswar: Continuing its tradition of receiving awards for innovative ideas and citizen-centric initiatives, Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) today received City Investments to Innovate Integrate and Sustain (CITIIS) award in New Delhi during the Smart City CEOs Conference. Themed under Public Open Spaces, Bhubaneswar’s project B-Active (Be-Active/Bhubaneswar Active) has the vision to maximize the use of […]