Odisha


Nityananda Das, renowned one leg Odishi Dancer: Passes Away

Bhubaneswar: The renowned odishi dancer, comedian, theater director and artiste Shri Nityananda Das passed away on Wednesday night. Many eminent artistes, stage actors, intellectuals and noted personalities paid obituary to the great soul at the Annapurna Theatre in Cuttack. Afterwards his remains were taken to his birthplace at Balisahi and then his last rites were performed […]


Odisha Police to Audit Model Police Stations by Third Party

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Police have decided to conduct third-party audit for all Model Police Stations in the state. For the proper functional efficiency and public delivery system of the model police station, a private expert agency will be selected. Director General of Police, Dr Rajendra Prasad Sharma, after reviewing the functioning of the Model Police Station informed, […]


Congress Wins Trust: Niranjan Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: Pole results in Chhatisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan have shown that people still have faith in Congress, pointed out by Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee’s President, Niranjan Patnaik. Patnaik said, People trust the party, as only Congress can give the people what they want. BJP with its saffron attire, money and muscle power struggled hard to […]


Bhubaneswar Bar Celebrates Third Poetry Festival

Bhubaneswar: The Bar Association of Bhubaneswar for encouraging poetry and odiya literature among the lawyers organized a poetry festival named “KAKARA KABITA PATHA UTSABA”. This was the third time for the Bar Association to organize such a festival. Honorable District Judge, Shri Shyam Sundar Das was the Chief Guest. Byanga Kabi Shri Satyanasa, Shri Saroj […]


.FEST Offers City Bands a Platform to Showcase Their Talent

Bhubaneswar: Day 11 of .FEST (Bhubaneswar City Festival) continued to drawaudiences in thousands whowere left amazed by the performances at the festival.Today visitors to the festival witnessed a thrilling competition between local school and non-school rock bands in Bhubaneswar Bandwidth – Drumming Up for Glory. An initiative organized by Bhubaneswar Development Authority and Odisha Tourism, the […]


Odisha BJP Revokes Suspension of 3 Members

Bhubaneswar: Odisha state unit of Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) withdrew suspension of three members. All the three members are from Balasore district. Today in a press note BJP spokesman Golak Mohapatra said, Balasore district secretary Bhaba Sankar Mohanty, Block president Sripati Barik and Banamali Das were suspended from the party. However they accepted their mistakes […]


254 SHG Members Join .FEST

Bhubaneswar: Taking the inclusiveness of the .FEST to another level, the city authorities today included 254 members of self-help-groups (SHGs) from across the city and the members enjoyed both the music programme of the 11th evening and food at the International Food Festival. This innovative step came just after inclusion of residents of all the […]


Mo Bhubaneswar Cycle Trails

Bhubaneswar : Several initiatives have been undertaken by Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) to showcase Bhubaneswar as a heritage city and a tourist hub. These initiatives include holistic activities such as weekly walks organized around temples of Old Town covering destinations of great historical and cultural significance. The heritage trail, which is currently trending as Ekamra […]


Rajmahal Flyover Gets LED Lighting With Colours of 16 Flags

Bhubaneswar: Under city beautification initiative titled “Light Sculpture Project’’, the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has added LED illumination of Rajmahal Square flyover from today. The flyover is lighted with a theme of high end RGB lighting, displaying different colours of flags of 16 nations, participating in the ongoing World Cup Hockey. According to experts the […]