No Compromise With Odisha’s Interests : Dharmendra

Bhubaneswar : Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said due to lack of action by Odisha government the situation has arised when Chhattishgarh is constructing major structures in the upstream of river Mahanadi river. He said there should be no compromise in Odisha’s interest. Most political parties in Odisha are strongly opposed to Chhattisgarh’s bid to […]

Special Screening of Odia Cinema Samaya on 8th July

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar City-based organization Film Journalists’ Forum (FJF) is going to host a special screening of the 1975 Odia movie Samaya, at Jayadev Bhawan on 8th July, Friday evening. Samay was directed by Ganesh Mahapatra. The movie stars Shriram Panda(now Swami Nitya Chaitanya), Prashanta Nanda,Tripura Misra, Dhir Biswal and George Tiadi in the […]

By 2050, India in the World’s Top 3 Economies

By Odisha Story Bureau, Delhi India, one of the fastest growing emerging markets, will be among three of the four largest economies in the world by 2050, CEO of the mining giant BHP Billiton Andrew Mackenzie has said. The Australia-based group is one of the world’s largest producers of iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and […]

Landmark Judgment for Trafficking Ganja

By Swadesh Kumar Rath, Nayagarh In a landmark judgment first of its kind in Odisha, Nayagarh Additional District Sessions Judge (with special power) SUSANT NAYAK, has pronounced 15 years rigorous imprisonment to the convict and imposed a fine of Rupees 2 lack or face 3 years additional imprisonment for default, for involvement in narcotic drug cannabis (Ganja) […]

Child-Marriage Cases Increasing in Nayagarh

By Swadesh Kumar Rath, Nayagarh  If you think only impoverished districts in Odisha were marrying off their little girls, you are wrong. The Child-Line figures show child marriage cases are going up every month in Nayagarh district which has the lowest girl-child ratio in the state. This has put Nayagarh amongst the top 5 districts […]

Adivasi Leaders United in State Capital to Discuss Their Rights

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar A two days workshop on “Governance of 5th Scheduled Area and Governing Laws” was held  at Jatri Nivas, Bhubaneswar. The program was organised by Indigenous People’s Forum, Odisha(IPFO). Adivasis / Scheduled Tribes  (STs) from 119 ITDA Blocks, 46 Modified Areas Development  Approach (MADA), 21 Clustered Villages and from Dispersed  Tribal […]