Odisha

Noted Industrialist Bansidhar Panda No More

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar, May 22, 2018: He is considered as the torchbearer of modern industrial transformation in Odisha. The illustrious entrepreneur and founder and director of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA) Bansidhar Panda left for his heavenly abode at his Bhubaneswar residence today . Bansidhar Panda (1931-2018) was instrumental in setting up industries that contributed to Odisha’s development in […]


First Ever Trail Cycling Race in Cuttack

Cuttack, May 21, 2018: Cuttack’s first ever bicycle race was organized on 20th May, Sunday near Sri Sri University, Naraj. The race was in the Individual Time Trial format where every rider would race against time to clock the best time on a circuit. Close to 20 riders from Rourkela, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Bhubaneswar and Cuttack participated with […]


Odia Geoscientist Bags National Award

New Delhi: Ashit Kumar Swain is currently posted at Gangtok, Sikkim He is also writing poems and has one publication to his credit Ashit Kumar Swain, Odia geosciensist Ashit Kumar Swain from Ganjam district,has been awarded with the National Geoscience Awards for the year 2017. He is nominated for this prestigious national accolade for his contribution towards research in the field […]


Nila Madhav and Akshay Parija Appeal for Papu

Bhubaneswar, May 17, 2018: Famed Film-Director and Maker Dr Nila Madhav Panda and Eminent Film-maker Akshay Kumar Parija has appealed public “Not to listen and spread unauthenticated news with  regard to  health of Tatwa Prakash Satpathy (Papu Pom Pom).” The COM-Actor who was recently shifted to AIIMS Delhi for advanced treatment his medical conditions, is stable now […]


SBI Card customer base crosses 6 million

Bhubaneswar, May 16, 2018: SBI Card, one of the country`s leading credit card issuers, has grown its cardholder base to over six million by garnering fastest ever growth in its card volume. The company added over one million customers in 6 months, between September 2017 and February 2018,thus consolidating its position as the second largest […]


Uday to Foster Young Champions of Change in Tribal Communities

Bhubaneswar, May 16, 2018: The launch of Mission UDAY, a joint initiative by UNFPA, Rural Electrification Corporation Foundation (REC), Government of Odisha and the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), marks a historic milestone of a unique partnership between Development Agency, State Government, Academic Institution and Corporate Sector, envisioning a new kind of corporate social […]



SUH women celebrate Savitri

Bhubaneswar, May 15, 2018: Savitri, the festival in which a married woman wishes for the longer life for her spouse, always remains a major festival in Odisha. However, for some unprivileged and homeless,  the celebration often remains a challenge as they stay here in Shelter for Urban Homeless (SUH). Thanks to initiatives by Odisha Patita […]



Souvagya Mohapatra Appointed Member of OSTPC

Bhubaneswar, May 14, 2018: Souvagya Mohapatra, the Executive Director of Mayfair Hotels and Resorts, has been appointed as a member of the Odisha State Tourism Promotion Council (OSTPC). He has been appointed for three years. During his tenure Mohapatra will work on promoting Odisha as a prominent travel destination in the country. OSTPC guides and monitors the developments of […]