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BRICS Convention on Tourism Begins In Khajuraho

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: The two-day long BRICS Convention on Tourism was inaugurated today in Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh. The BRICS nations were represented by the Minister of Tourism, South Africa Mr. D.A. Hanekom and delegations from Russia and China. The inaugural function was also graced by Tourism Minister and Chairman-Tourism, Government of Madhya […]



Baharin is Closer Than Odisha Secretariate !

By Odisha Story Bureau,Bhubaneswar: Bahrain Premier extends help to Odisha’s Dana Majhi While the plight of a tribal man from Odisha’s Kalahandi district carrying his wife’s body on his shoulders has drawn the international media attention, Bahrain Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has extended financial help to the impoverished man. Gulf Daily […]


India to Host the 1st BRICS Film Festival From September 2

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Malayalam movie Veeram to be the opening film for the festival Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu, Minister for Information & Broadcasting has said that the idea of organizing BRICS film festival originated at the last BRICS Summit where Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi proposed a BRICS film festival and film […]


Top-Secret Data About India’s Mega Submarine Project Leaked !

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Some 22,400 pages of data related to the six Scorpene-class submarines that the French government-owned company DCNS was building for the Indian Navy have been leaked, The Australian reported on Aug. 24. “The stunning leak… details the entire secret combat capability of the six Scorpene-class submarines..,” the report said.  The […]


Two Films from Odisha in 4th Woodpecker International Film Festival

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: This Festival will be organised from September 15-18 at Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi. Films selected from Odisha are ‘Spandan’ by Snehasis Das and ‘Veiled Identities’ by Geeta Dash Spandan on organ donation and Veiled Identities on disability by two Odia directors will be screened in 4th edition of India’s […]


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 […]


JLF at Boulder Welcomes Special Guest Speaker HM the Royal Queen Mother of Bhutan

By Odisha Story Bureau, Boulder, Colorado, USA: The second annual Jaipur Literature Festival at Boulder takes place September 23-25, 2016 Her Majesty the Royal Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck is the author of Treasures of the Thunder Dragon: A Portrait of Bhutan and Of Rainbows and Clouds: The Life of Yab Ugyen Dorji as told to […]


Property Developers and Private Equity Funds Are Returning to the Hospitality Sector

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Property developers and private equity (PE) funds are returning to the hospitality sector, looking for developments in captive markets. Investors are interested as performance measures such as the revenue per available room (RevPAR) and gross operating profit have both started showing improvement across India, and investors believe that figures […]