Odisha

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 […]


Rio Olympics: Dutee Fails to Qualify in 100m Sprint

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Sprinter Dutee Chand, who made it to her first Olympics after fighting the odds arising out of a ‘gender test’, finished a disappointing seventh in her 100m heats on the opening day of athletics event here. Dutee, who became the first Indian woman to qualify for the 100m dash in […]


Odisha bandh on August 16

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Odisha state Congress on Friday called for a statewide shutdown on August 16 to protest construction of barrages and dams on Mahanadi river in its upper catchment area by the Chhattisgarh government. After a meeting of senior leaders here, Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President Prasad Harichandan said the party […]


Nine Point Suggestions to Sahitya Akademi

By Satya Pattanaik, Dublin, USA: Through www.odishastory.com, I came to know about the discussions related to Sahitya Akademi related activities. I personally do not know any of these people and do not feel to respond on their wall. I am responding them through Odishastory.com. As far as I am concerned, those posts have no merit to […]


Former Chief Secretary Sudhanshu Mishra Dies at 76

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Former Odisha chief secretary Sudhanshu Bhusan Mishra passed away late last night at a private hospital here, his family sources said. Mishra, a 1965 batch IAS officer, was 76 and is survived by wife Prof Bijaya Mishra and two daughters. Mishra served both the state government and Union Government in […]