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Museum Apologises For Disrespecting Odia Language

Bhubaneswar, June 18, 2018: Kala Bhoomi assures not to commit such mistakes in future A day after Odisha Story reported about the wrong and disrespectful Odia language at the Odisha Crafts Museum (Kala Bhoomi), museum authorities accepted their mistakes and begged apology. They wrote small notes of apology on Odisha Story’s both Facebook and Twitter pages. In […]

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2nd Museum Walk: US Students and visitors Enjoy

Bhubaneswar, June 17, 2018: Showcasing its rich array of diverse themes, Ekamra Walks, the only guided tour in the city took visitors to the world of unique temple building technique and architecture early in the morning and through the beautiful world of craft and handloom amidst rich and soul stirring music and performance of Prahallad […]


Museum Walk to Start From June 16 at Odisha Crafts Museum

Bhubaneswar, June 11, 2018: Adding another colourful city event to its fold, “Ekamra Walks’’ is soon to have a guided museum walk towards the end of this week. The inaugural walk will be held at Odisha Crafts Museum (Kala Bhoomi), the newly-inaugurated museum for handicrafts and handlooms at Talabania near Gandamuda, along the Pokhariput-Khandagiri Road. […]



Experts from Centre for Policy Research, senior bureaucrats and Italian tourist join 27th MC&K

Bhubaneswar, June 9, 2018: Senior bureaucrats, Italian traveler, three researchers from Centre for Policy Research, a Delhi-based public policy think tank, were among others at the 27th Monks, Caves and Kings (MC&K) , the heritage walk at Udayagiri-Khandagiri Jain heritage site. Principal Secretary to Government, General Administration and Public Grievance Department, Additional Chief Special Secretary […]


Naveen Patnaik Launches AAC 2017 Memoirs

Bhubaneswar, June 8, 2018: The launch marks the full circle of celebration for the 90-Day Challenge of the Asian Athletics Championships 2017 In celebration of the State achieving readiness in record 90 days for the Asian Athletics Championships (AAC) held in the city in 2017, Chief Minister Shri. Naveen Patnaik today launched the AAC Coffee […]


Some of India’s smallest cities corner the top awards for municipal waste management

New Delhi:  CSE releases its rating of selected cities which manage and segregate their municipal waste most efficiently Vengurla, a tiny city in Maharashtra, gets the Five Leaves Award Rated cities are part of CSE’s Forum of Cities that Segregate. Rating done on the basis of their performance in 2017-18 Awards given out at the […]



World Bicycle Day: City Cyclists Join Ekamra Heritage walks

Bhubaneswar, June 3, 2018: Architects from different colleges and universities across India, budding Odissi dancers, travelers from Delhi and many more visitors today constituted the 77th Ekamra Walks Old Town Circuit. A cyclist group from “We All Ride Bicycle’’ joined the walkers later at Ekamra Van to spread the message of cycling as today was […]