CSR Watch in Odisha

By Charudutta Panigrahi: Odisha is the bellwether of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) partnership in state growth. Many firsts to its credit, the state has been able to trigger discourses around CSR and resulting policies and mechanisms. It is widely acknowledged that Odisha was the first state in India to pioneer a CSR White paper and a […]


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. […]



They Came, They Saw and They Conquered

By Anil Dhir: The rebels had approached the town from two directions. They came by trucks, jeeps and motorbikes. Some of them had even come earlier in the day by the regular buses, disguised as baratis of a marriage party. Before the struck, they had disconnected all communication lines, disrupted power supply and blocked all […]


CSR needs to be taken beyond compliance and statutory mandates : NALCO CMD

Bhubaneswar, June 10, 2018 : “Corporate Social Responsibility is the comprehensive responsibility of corporates towards society and it goes beyond statutory provisions and mandatory regulations. Corporates should be conscious of such responsibility as they are the trustee of the society,” said Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD, NALCO. Dr. Chand said this while inaugurating the third […]


NALCO bags Kalinga CSR Award

Bhubaneswar, June 10, 2018 : Navratna CPSE National Aluminium Company Limited has bagged the Kalinga CSR Award-2017. The company was conferred this award in recognition to its Best CSR Activities for Sustainable Development. The award was given away during the third National Seminar on “Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives-2018 (Evaluating Sustainable Development)” held here on 9th […]


ZEE JLF at The British Library Opens its Doors for a Weekend of Literary Dialogue

LONDON, Friday 8 June 2018: Managing Director of Teamwork Arts Sanjoy Roy and festival co-directors Namita Gokhale and William Dalrymple welcomed audiences Shashi Tharoor spoke about his new book Why I am a Hindu ZEE JLF at The British Library opened its doors today, filling the historic spaces of London’s iconic literary venue and welcoming […]


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 […]


Pullela Gopichand Badminton Foundation Signs MOU with Odisha

Bhubaneswar, June 8, 2018: Marking another important step in developing sports in Odisha, the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Foundation (PGMF) signed Department of Sports and Youth Services. The initiative will help inthrusting Odisha in the forefront of developing world class talent for Badminton among other sporting disciplines in the state. The PGMF will be driving the […]


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 […]