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Kotpad Weaving: Odisha’s Movie To Be Screened In Europe And Delhi

Pune/Mumbai: International Documentary ‘Kotpad Weaving: The Story of a Race Against Time’ by award-winning filmmaker Biswanath Rath continues it’s glorious journey in International Film Festival Circuit. Recently, the film has been selected for screening at ‘International Tour Film Festival- ‘Tourfilm Riga’ to be held at Latvia, Europe. In this year’s edition of the festival, a […]

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I Don’t Trust Exit Poll: Mamata Banerjee

Bhubaneswar: As the exit polls predict a second term for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led NDA, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee lashes out on exit poll surveys. She appealed all opposition parties to be united, strong and bold and asked them to fight the battle together. Mamata Banerjee tweeted, I don’t trust Exit Poll gossip. […]


Exit Polls: BJP And Co Likely To Win Majority

Bhubaneswar: Ruling alliance led by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to win a majority in parliament in the mammoth Indian general elections that ended today, most exit polls show. The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is projected to win 287 seats in the 545-member lower house of parliament (Lok Sabha), followed by 128 for the Indian […]


Fani Brings Rivals Closer Together

Bhubaneswar: Weeks before they were bashing each other. But severe cyclonic storm Fani makes them ebrace each other. Yes, we are talking about Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. On April 23 PM Modi criticised Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik heavily in Kendrapara. During his public meeting PM said that Naveen Patnaik’s […]



10th Jagran Film Festival Invites Entries

New Delhi: Entries for the much-awaited 10th edition of the Jagran Film Festival are now open. With its 10th edition, the World’s largest travelling film festival completes a decade of incessantly carrying the ‘Cinematic Culture’ from metro cities to smaller cities of India thereby spreading and promoting the appreciation of the cinematic art at the grass […]


When Amit Shah Hails Naveen Patnaik

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah admired Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and his government for maintaining law and order during elections. Shah said this n context of poll violence happened in Kolkata during his election rally. On the other hand Shah slams West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee after […]


UN Praises Odisha’s Response To Fani

Bhubaneswar: The United Nations (UN) and other experts have praised Odisha for its early warning systems and rapid evacuation of 12 lakh people, which helped minimise the loss of life from deadly cyclone Fani that battered its eastern coast. Cyclone Fani, among the biggest and, according to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, the “rarest of rare” tropical storms to […]


Bollywood Stands By Cyclone-Hit Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Around 1.4 crore people were affected by Fani and at least 35 people died in Odisha. As many as 14 districts were affected. After the violent Cyclone, Bollywood celebrities have stepped in to urge their fans to donate for the affected people. Celebrated actor Akshay Kumar, known for his generosity, has donated the sum of Rs […]


NYAY Scheme A Surgical Strike On Poverty: Rahul

Balasore: Congress national president Rahul Gandhi, yesterday during his Odisha visit, launched a scathing attack at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over rising unemployment in the country. Rahul also called his party’s proposed NYAY scheme a surgical strike on poverty. While addressing a poll rally at Remuna in the Balasore Lok Sabha constituency, Rahul said, Under […]