2nd Bhubaneswar Poetry Festival from 14th October

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: 2 days  festival to witness 100 speakers in 14 sessions 10 young Odia writers to receive PEN IN Young Author Award This October Bhubaneswar, the temple city, is going to witness the biggest literary extravaganza in eastern India. 2nd Bhubaneswar Poetry Festival (BPF 2017), a national festival of literature, art, culture, […]

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Mini STPs to Treat Septage Across City, Through Operator Selected by BMC

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Good news for city dwellers and better environment around, with the civic authorities coming up with septage management plan through collection, transportation and treating them at five different places across the city with make-shift and portable mini Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs). A review meeting for carrying out of fleet management […]

43rd Ekamra Walks: Visitors Discover Rituals Along The Heritage Sites

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Continuing their tradition of discovering Odia traditions while hopping monuments and the temples of Kalingan architecture with a distinct signature of regional style, 30 visitors of the 43rd Ekamra Walks, the only guided heritage tour of the city, discovered the rituals and practices of ”Habisialis” or people observing the auspicious […]

The Brilliance of Gunno Bai

By Charudutta Panigrahi: In a long time, I watched a wonderfully choreographed Odia play Gunno Bai last evening at Natya Parva organised by IPROCH at Delhi. It is not new that we have the protagonist coming to a big city from a small town and loses his way. But what is interesting is the way […]

BDA to E-auction 22 Plots in Jaydev Vihar and CS Pur

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: In order to continue its transparent mode of allotment of reality-related properties, Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) today started the process for e-auctioning of 22 plots in Jaydev Vihar and Chandrasekharpur areas of the city. The actual auction for these plots will happen between 11 am and 5 pm on November […]

Technology is vital for our development: Odisha Governor

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: World Space Week Celebrations 2017 Space, even after our many successful ventures and missions still remains a strange and mysterious place for many of us and the quest to explore its mysteries has been no small source of strangeness and surprise and it is heartening that man’s quest continues beyond […]

Who Will Win Bijepur By-poll?

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar: Both BJD and BJP claim chances of winning The Bijepur by-election in Odisha is a matter of pride and achievement for both the leading aspirant political parties; BJP and the ruling BJD. Congress is far away from the fight, though there was a chance of retaining its ground in Bijepur. It’s clear that […]

NALCO Joins Nation in ‘Swachhata Hi Sewa’ Abhiyan

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: “Cleanliness should be a way of life” : Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD NALCO celebrated Gandhi Jayanti and Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti by organising Swachhata Abhiyan. The cleanliness drive started in the morning from NALCO Square and concluded in the NALCO Nagar, which was joined by Bureau Chiefs of media, […]

DaanUtsav kicks off with Day of Service by Bakul Volunteers

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The DaanUtsav or the Joy of Giving Week is a national festival of giving celebrated every year from 2nd to 8th October. Bakul Foundation, which is a movement to promote volunteerism and an attempt to demonstrate the power of volunteerism, has been celebrating 2nd October as a National Day of […]

Ekamra Walks: Puja holidays a perfect outing for heritage learning

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: While the city remained soaked in the Puja celebrations and mainly for the immersion preparations of Devi Durga, many heritage enthusiasts took the opportunity to visit the prized monuments of the city in the Old Town area and have a nice time visiting temples with Shiva, Vishnu and Shakti worshiping […]