Naxals Set Afire 2 Forest Beat Houses in Nayagarh

By Swadesh Kumar Rath, Nayagarh: Late Friday night, a group of Left Wing extremists attacked and ransacked two forest beat houses in Nayagarh district. They set ablaze Dhipisahi beat house in Kuanria range and Geregedi beat house  in Chhamundia range under Gania police station of Nayagarha district. They also attacked Geregedi anti-poaching center, Khosa Masaka […]

Tata Steel Organises Hockey Training with Australian Coaches in Sundargarh

By Odisha Story Bureau, Gomardih, Sundargarh: Tata Steel partners with ‘Hockey Australia’, the governing body of Hockey in Australia, to professionalize grass-root level hockey training in Odisha This partnership is one of its kind in India to connect around 500 youngsters  in the region Tata Steel in association with Hockey Australia, the governing body of […]

Had They Been Wearing Helmets !

By Swadesh Rath, Nayagarh: Extraordinary scenes at Itamati, Nayagarh, as mourners turned out for the funeral of 3 youth killed in a bike accident at Khandapara. In a touching tribute, mourners gathered at the funeral site at Itamati (Badatangipatna) for the cremation of Raghunath Khanda, Gaura Bisoi and Binay Sahoo, who died as their bike […]

Special Screening of Odia Cinema Samaya on 8th July

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar City-based organization Film Journalists’ Forum (FJF) is going to host a special screening of the 1975 Odia movie Samaya, at Jayadev Bhawan on 8th July, Friday evening. Samay was directed by Ganesh Mahapatra. The movie stars Shriram Panda(now Swami Nitya Chaitanya), Prashanta Nanda,Tripura Misra, Dhir Biswal and George Tiadi in the […]

Landmark Judgment for Trafficking Ganja

By Swadesh Kumar Rath, Nayagarh In a landmark judgment first of its kind in Odisha, Nayagarh Additional District Sessions Judge (with special power) SUSANT NAYAK, has pronounced 15 years rigorous imprisonment to the convict and imposed a fine of Rupees 2 lack or face 3 years additional imprisonment for default, for involvement in narcotic drug cannabis (Ganja) […]

Adivasi Leaders United in State Capital to Discuss Their Rights

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar A two days workshop on “Governance of 5th Scheduled Area and Governing Laws” was held  at Jatri Nivas, Bhubaneswar. The program was organised by Indigenous People’s Forum, Odisha(IPFO). Adivasis / Scheduled Tribes  (STs) from 119 ITDA Blocks, 46 Modified Areas Development  Approach (MADA), 21 Clustered Villages and from Dispersed  Tribal […]

Papu’s Roller Coaster Ride

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar Odisha’s popular TV and Cinema artist, Comedian and erstwhile politician Tatwa Prakash Satpathy aka Papu Pom Pom was arrested by Odisha police on 30th June (Thursday) from his hideout, in a Puri apartment. His popularity and celebrity status were all washed away with this arrest as he faced serious charges of […]