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Another Dana: Pregnant Wife on Shoulder

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Another incident of apathy was reported from Rayagada district in Odisha on Tuesday (20 Sep 2016) where a man had to carry his pregnant wife on his shoulder as the ambulance failed to reach on time. The husband carried his pregnant wife to a pick-up point from where an ambulance took […]


Faecal Sludge Management; The New Sanitation Challenge

By Dr. Birupakshya Dixit: Healthy communities are the outcome of effective sanitation practices. Life and livelihood of people largely depends on their health and hence, sanitation holds a major role in it. Thinking beyond toilet, it’s time to ponder about treatment of the human waste and reuse it for the betterment of environment and a healthy […]


Polavaram: BJD Staged Protest in 7 South Odisha Districts

By Odisha Story Bureau, Brahmapur: After the statewide stir over Mahanadi issue,today rulling BJD started its strikes and protest meetings in front of the district collectorates in seven southern Odisha districts against the construction of controversial Polavaram project in Andhara Pradesh hampering Odisha’s interest. BJD activists were seen sitting on dharna in front of Collectorates of Malkangiri, Koraput, […]


Coalescence 2016 – The Annual HR Meet Of IIM Kashipur

By Odisha Story Bureau, Kashipur: Indian Institute of Management Kashipur successfully conducted its second flagship Industry-Academia meet- ‘Coalescence’ on 9th of September, 2016. This was the first leg of Coalescence, ‘Samanway-the annual HR Meet’. The event was graced by some of the industry leaders of the likes of Human Resource country heads of companies like […]


Polavaram: Dharmendra Pradhan backs Odisha Govt

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubanneswar: Finally, BJP leader joins voice with Odisha govt. While on Mahanadi issue, Odisha BJP leaders are maintaining silence, on Polavaram issue they seem vocal. However BJP blames congress-lead UPA govt for the Polavaram controversy. BJP leader and Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan backs Odisha govt on Polavaram issue. […]


Successful Test-fire of Long Range Missile at Odisha Coast

By Odisha Story Bureau, Balasore: India successfully test fired a new, long range surface-to-air missile jointly developed with Israel from a defence base off Odisha’s coast on Tuesday. The long-range missile, a product of a joint venture between India and Israel, was test launched from a mobile launcher at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in […]


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 […]


Odia IFS Amarendra Khatua Takes Over as DG, ICCR

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Odisha-born IFS officer and renowned poet Amarendra Khatua takes over as secretary to government of India and director general Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) from Monday(19th Sep. 2016). At ministry headquarters, Amar Sinha and Amarendra Khatua will be the next Secretaries East and West respectively. While Sinha is […]


Odisha’s First Football Referee Died at 100

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s first ever football referee, centenarian Narottam Mohanty passed away here today. He was 100 years old when he breathed his last after a massive heart attack at his residence here this morning, family sources said. He is survived by two sons. Mohanty earned the distinction of becoming the first […]