Noted Scientist Janardan Nanda Passes Away

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Noted Odia scientist & ex-prof of Dept of Electrical Engineering and Dean at IIT (Delhi) Janardan Nanda passes away at his Delhi residence. He was 80. Prof Nanda was former vice president of Indian National Science Academy. Prof Nanda was an authority in electrical engineering and power solutions. He […]

44 ITIs to Be Developed in Odisha: Subrato Bagchi

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar:  State level seminar on education and skill development organised by Abani Boral Foundation  Maintaining that in Odisha more than 50 percent of  population are less than 30 years and Skill Development Authority aims at training youths and young children who have passed Class VI, VIII and X and that NEED […]

Satabhaya: The story of Missing Villages in Odisha

By Ananta Prasad, Bhubaneswar: Locals believe that when Varun, the Lord of the Sea is annoyed, the sea level rises and encroaches the habitation. Many also worship Laxmi, the daughter of  Varun, with the hope that this would help appease the sea God. Somehow this belief has proved immensely apt as when the whole world […]

Congress Observes Bandh, Normal Life Crippled in Odisha

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Cuttack is spared from the bandh as Congress observed Cuttack bandh on August 12 Normal life was crippled in most parts of Odisha today due to a dawn-to-dusk bandh called by Congress protesting the construction of dams on the upstream of the Mahanadi river in Chhattisgarh and demanded immediate intervention by […]

Manoj Das Website : The Journey of Five Years

Samir Ranjan Das, Hyderabad: www.worldofmanojdas.in completes five years on 15th August 2016 I am a lover of books and Shri Manoj Das is my most favourite writer from my childhood. It was the pages of “Jahnamanu” that introduced me with his name coming with “Kanaka Upatyakara Kahanee” which has was being published serially in those […]

Slavery on Independence Day!

By Odisha Story Bureau, Keonjhar: Minister Yogendra Behera asked his PSO to go beyond the call of duty Said, I am a VIP British had left our country and we are celebrating that freedom from colonial bondage each year on 15th August. But the colonial hangover is still there. On this very independence day the new rulers […]

Woman Beaten for Entering Temple

By Odisha Story Bureau, Kendrapara: a mentally-ill woman was being punched, kicked and beaten up after tying both of her hands by a mob comprising local youths  near Badamangala locality in Kendrapara Township, police said today. The physical abuse of the elderly mentally unsound woman has elicited sharp reaction from people from various walks of life […]

Free LPG Scheme: Centre Seeks Odisha’s Support

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Centre has sought the state government support for implementation of the welfare scheme Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) for the poor in Odisha. Block level programmes for distribution of free LPG connection  to BPL families under PMUY are facing resistance from the ruling BJD in Odisha. Union Secretary in the Ministry […]

World Elephant Day Celebrated at Nandankanan

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The World Elephant Day was celebrated at the Nandankanan Zoological Park on the outskirts of the city on Friday. On the occasion, elephants of the zoo were decked up with special attires. Hundreds of visitors, including school students, gathered to see the jumbos in new their avatar. Notably, the World […]