Egg Hurling in Odisha: BJYM Targets BJD Minister

By Odisha Story Bureau, Jharsuguda: BJP’s youth wing Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) activists on Saturday hurled eggs and displayed blag flags to Minister of Steel and Mines Prafulla Mallick at Jharsuguda. Minister was going to inaugurate a bridge while some BJP workers threw eggs at his convoy and protested the visit . They raised […]

6 Odisha Minor Girls Came Back From Kerala

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar/Palakkad: The officials of the district child protection council said the six minor girls brought to Kerala from Odisha were sent back to their native villages accompanied by the police and the child welfare council officials from Odisha. The six minor girls brought from Gajapati district of Odisha and nine minor […]

Nagada Kids Death: NHRC Notice to Odisha

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: 19 Juang tribal kids died due to malnutrition The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to chief secretary seeking a detailed report within four weeks on the death of 19 Juang tribal kids due to malnutrition at Nagada village of mineral-rich Sukinda in Jajpur district. The commission issued […]

CM Naveen Patnaik Nets Investment Commitment Of $13.5 Bn

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: In a recently held Odisha Investors’ Meet, a senior Government delegation led by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik met over 60 companies and received investment commitments of $13.5 Bn (INR 90490 Cr) for State investments. The fund will focus on investment in sectors such as food processing, apparel, electronics manufacturing, gems […]

Odisha Investors’ Meet: CM Attends Today

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bengaluru: 40,000 crore INR investment proposals on the first day The two-day investors’ meet organised by Odisha Government at Bengaluru from 25th August met with a good response on the first day with 42 industrial houses from different sectors evincing keen interest to invest in the State. Odisha attracted investment proposals […]

Man Walks 10km With Wife’s Body: Govt. Orders Inquiry

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar/Kalahandi:  A day after a tribal man had to walk 10km carrying his wife’s body on his shoulder in Odisha’s Kalahandi, the state government on today ordered probe to ascertain the circumstances which led to the incident. “The District Collector of Kalahandi has ordered an inquiry into the incident. Sub-Collector of Bhawanipatna […]

Ila Panda (nee Dash): The Forgotten Artist

By Supriya Prasanta: Ila Panda (1934-2005) was an artist and social activist from Odisha. Her father, Ghanashyam Dash was a Professor of History. She received education at Ravenshaw Girls’ School and went on to study arts at Santiniketan for four years. She worked as a drawing teacher at various government schools in Odisha before she […]

Odisha Holds Investors’ Meet in Bengaluru Today

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government is holding a two-day Investors’ Meet in Bengaluru on 25th and 26th August, in an attempt to get investments in sectors like manufacturing, IT, electronics, petrochemicals, food processing, and tourism. Revenue Minister Bijayashree Routray, Industries Minister Debi Prasad Mishra and many senior Government officials will attend the inaugural event […]

Man Carries Wife’s Body 10 Km With Daughter

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhawanipatna:  A tribal man in Odisha’s Kalahandi district carried the body of his wife on his shoulders as the hospital authorities did not provide a mortuary van or an ambulance. The incident occurred at the district headquarters hospital at Bhawanipatna where 42-year-old Amang Dei was being treated for tuberculosis and died. […]