Nayagarh to Board Train by March 2017

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: People of Nayagarh are likely to board a train before the Panchayat election in 2017. On Wednesday chief minister Naveen Patnaik asked East Coast Railway(ECoR) to ensure railway network extended up to Nayagarh by March 2017. CM vexed over slow progress in Khurda-Bolangir railway project. At a meeting with ECoR […]

INSV Mhadei’s All Women Expedition Successful

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: The Indian Navy’s only Ocean going sailboat, Mhadei, returned to her homeport, Goa, today. A team of six young women officers from the Navy registered a thrilling historic first when they returned to Goa successfully after a voyage to Mauritius. The team on their maiden, and India’s first all-women […]

MEEMANSA: Life of Fishermen on Celluloid

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar: MEEMANSA (A decision hard to take) is an upcoming Odia movie, directed by Chakradhar Sahu and produced by Soumya Ranjan Patnaik. This is a full–length feature film based on a true story, written by Dr Pradeep Dash, a senior OAS officer with govt. of Odisha. He had faced this situation when he was a Tahsildar in Balasore. It’s […]

Modi Congratulates New British PM Theresa May

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: After weeks of turmoil in British politics following the EU referendum, Theresa May, a Conservative politician, has become Britain’s second female prime minister. The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has congratulated Mrs. Theresa May, on taking over as the new Prime Minister of United Kingdom. Prime Minister also appreciated contribution […]

Income Declaration Scheme 2016: Government Revises Time Schedule

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: During the course of meetings and seminars held in different parts of the country, various stakeholders have expressed concern that the time period available under the Scheme up to 30th November, 2016 for making payment of tax, surcharge and penalty is very short, especially where funds in liquid form […]

India’s Illegal Canine Flesh Trade: Shocking Footage

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Chilling video footage shot in Kohima, India, shows inhumane dog killings. Dogs’ Lips are stitched together to keep them quiet during transport. Dog meat consumption already illegal in India, but laws are openly flouted. Footage was taken by Humane Society International in India (HIS, India) at local markets in Kohima and […]

Paradip Port Breaks its Own Records

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Paradip Port is one among India’s twelve Major Ports . The month of May 2016 saw Paradip Port breaking its own records in handling of commodities. Following are the major achievements of Paradip Port in the month of May, 2016: A record quantity of 137,270 tonnes of Naptha (POL […]

Documentary on Kandhamal pogrom set for release

By Santosh Digal, Bhubaneswar: A documentary film that captures the agony of Kandhamal villagers of the eastern Indian state of Odisha is all set for release. Directed by K P Sasi, “Voice from the Ruins – Kandhamal in search of Justice,” will be screened at three different places in Kerala, southern India, in the second […]

1630 Crores Allocated for Pulses Production

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Central Government is taking several measures to control the price rise of pulses. On one hand Government is trying to give relief to citizens by importing pulses from foreign countries or taking action against hoarders, on the other hand Govt has taken several steps to increase pulses production and […]