Ranga Sabha: Birth of New Literary Forum

Bhubaneswar: A new podium of brotherhood of Odia authors named as Ranga Sabha was born in Bhubaneswar last Sunday. Ranga Sabha is a monthly feature rich literary hub of like-minded Odia creative authors. The inaugural Baithak of Ranga Sabha was held at the office premises of leading publishing house PEN IN Books here. The concept […]

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Sahitya Akademi: 38 Authors Return Awards

Bhubaneswar: A total number of 38 authors from different states and of different age groups have returned their Akademi Awards received from Sahitya Akademi (India’s national academy of letters), New Delhi. So far 39 authors have approached the Akademi in connection with award return. However one author has withdrawn his decision of returning the prestigious literary accolade. […]

A New Literary Forum Born, Vows to Reach Each Corner of Odisha

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha Lekhak-Pathak-Prakashak Sammukhya holds first meeting A new literary organisation named Odisha Lekhak-Pathak-Prakashak Sammukhya formed on Sunday (2nd July) at Bhubaneswar with wide ranges of aims and ambitions. More than 40 authors, readers and publishers from Bhubaneswar and almost all districts of the state united today forenoon at Hotel Excellency to […]

Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards 2016 for 3 Odias

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Three well-known artists from Odisha to get Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards in their respective fields.  Odissi dance guru Ratikant Mohapatra, playwright and director Prof. Satyabrata Rout and Pala artist Laxmidhar Rout have been selected for the prestigious Central Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards for the year 2016. The selected artiste will be conferred the award […]

Odia adaptation of “An Inspector Calls” to be staged today

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Uttar Purush to stage Sagar Manthan today evening at Bhanja Kala Mandap This Manoranjan Das Odia play is based on J B Priestley’s best one An Inspector Calls Odia play SAGAR MANTHAN(1968), modelled on An Inspector Calls(1945) by J B Priestley, is a play that revolves around the apparent suicide of a young woman […]