Nilamadhab’s HALKAA Calls for an Open Defecation Free India

New Delhi: “Halkaa” director Nila Madhab Panda says the film deals with the issues of open defecation, and is his “small contribution” towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Mission.   “Halkaa” is a take on a slum child’s heroism, aspirations and dreams. The child protagonist, Pichku, fights for the basic problem that he faces everyday; […]

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Museum Apologises For Disrespecting Odia Language

Bhubaneswar, June 18, 2018: Kala Bhoomi assures not to commit such mistakes in future A day after Odisha Story reported about the wrong and disrespectful Odia language at the Odisha Crafts Museum (Kala Bhoomi), museum authorities accepted their mistakes and begged apology. They wrote small notes of apology on Odisha Story’s both Facebook and Twitter pages. In […]

Recognizing Contract Workers Paves Way For Inclusive Growth: CMD NALCO

Bhubaneswar, June 3, 2018: Odisha State ESI Insured Association and Nalco Employees Forum, jointly organized an awareness programme for the contract workers to make aware the various provisions under Employees’ State Insurance (ESI). The programme was organized at the Nalco Mahanadi Nivas Auditorium, here at Bhubaneswar, today. Gracing the inaugural ceremony as the chief guest, […]

CSE meet in Ranchi tries to get to the core of the Patthargadi movement

Ranchi, April 30, 2018: Are we assessing the movement correctly – asks Sunita Narain “India has seen numerous movements and campaigns to assure people’s rights over their resources, and every such movement has had something to teach us. The Patthargadi movement might also be trying to tell us something – and we have gathered here to […]

No Odia Signage? Get Ready to Pay Fine

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Cabinet gave green nod to make Odia signage mandatory for shops and other establishments. It also approved 17 proposals during its meeting at the stat Secretariate today. According to reports the Cabinet  which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik made it mandatory for all shops and commercial establishments to have […]

PadGovernment: Free Sanitary Napkins for School Girls in Odisha

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: CM Naveen Patnaik announced project KHUSHI Health Minister Pratap Jena briefed the scheme 17 Lakh school girls will be benefited  Though the clean-imaged Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik was termed as Badman by his opponents last week during the Bijepur by-poll, he proved himself Padman. Today he announced a new scheme ‘Khushi’ […]

DTE Releases New Book: Drought, But Why?

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: 9th CMS Vatavaran Film Festival and Forum Showcases the success of water budgeting in India, screens film on Marathawada Book release was followed by a panel discussion with Nila Madhab Panda Why is a water-rich India plagued by recurrent droughts? Is India a victim of its own policy that revolves around […]