500 Poets Joining Bhubaneswar Poetry Festival 2016

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: BPF 2016 is the first-of-its-kind in eastern and north-eastern region of India. Bhubaneswar is the fifth Indian city to host an exclusively poetry fest. This First edition is going to host more than 500 poets including 70 speakers and guest poets Prominent young poets from Hindi, Bengali, Manipuri, Assamese, Gujarati, […]

Odisha launches Senior Citizens Policy

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on today launched the Odisha State Senior Citizens Policy-2016. On the occasion of International Day of Older Persons, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the policy, which has focused on social, financial and health sectors of senior citizens. “I am glad that Odisha has its own senior citizens […]

Bhuban Bus Mishap: 6 Electrocuted, 25 Critical

By Odisha Story Bureau, Dhenkanal: 7 Lakh ex-gracia declared for the family of dead Today, in a shocking incident, six passengers were electrocuted and 25 injured when the bus they were travelling in came in contact with a live electricity supply line in Bhuban in Dhenkanl district. The injured have been admitted to Bhuban Hospital […]

Empowerment Achieved When Income Level Climbs: Panagariya

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Three-day Odisha Vikash Conclave inaugurated Niti Ayog vice chairman Dr Arvind Panagariya said true empowerment of people can be achieved only when their income level goes up for which, both the Centre and the states must work in tandem. Inaugurating the three-day Odisha Vikash Conclave here, Panagariya suggested that the […]

Few Buereocratic Changes in Odisha

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Tuhin Kanta Pandey returned from central deputation  2 IAS officers get additional charges Few bureaucratic changes made by Odisha Govt today. Tuhin Kanta Pandey, a 1987 batch IAS officer, is the new principal secretary of Finance department. Mr. Pandey came back to Odisha after successful completion of central deputation. Surendra Kumar, a […]

Bhubaneswar Poetry Festival on October 8

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Come October Bhubaneswar, the temple city, is going to witness the biggest poetry extravaganza in eastern India. 1st Bhubaneswar Poetry Festival (BPF 2016), a national event, is going to be held on 8th October 2016, Saturday. Durga Puja gives a boost to Odia literature every year and adds thousands of […]

Speed Governors Mandatory for Buses in Odisha

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Following the death of 19 persons in a bus accident, the Odisha government on Monday made speed governors mandatory for all passenger buses in the state. Holding a meeting of the bus owners, Transport Commissioner Chandra Sekhar Kumar asked them to equip their buses with the speed governors by October 31 […]

Home Guard Death: Opposition Slams CM

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The opposition political parties have come down heavily on the chief minister after his death of Sandip Hati, a retrenched Home Guard, at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in the early morning today. Leader of the Opposition Narasingh Mishra said, The chief minister is responsible for his death. Let the chief […]