A Social Activist Bags 8th Jaikiran Samman

Bhubaneswar: A social activist, Smt. Krishna Mohanty bagged the 8th Jaikiran Samman from Jaikiran Trust in a programme organised at Rabindra Mandap yesterday. On this occasion, Guru Gopal Chandra Panda Samman was conferred on Odissi music maestro Guru Ramahari Das. It wound up with a dance drama “Ahimsa” by the artistes of Orissa Dance Akademy. […]

Odia Entrepreneur Gets Bhoomi Ratna International Award

Bhubaneswar/Bali: Amarendra Sahoo, an entrepreneur hailing from Odisha was given the Bhoomi Ratna International Award (Jewel of the Soil) at Bali, Indonesia. This award is instituted by the Aasta Fundation Trust of India to recognise the outstanding contribution of an individual or organisation towards society. Along with Sahoo, famous entrepreneur Taranjit Singh and Sanjay Das […]

Sardar Patel Award for National Integration Announced

Bhubaneswar: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an introduction of a Award for National Integration in the Name of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, who has done much for the country’s unification and devote all his life for it. The annual award would be given to any Indian who has contribute to the national unity in […]

Odisha Selected for Commendation Award for Food-grains Production

Bhubaneswar: The Agricultural Sate Odisha has been selected to receive Commendation Award for Food-grains Production by the Union Government, under ‘Total Food-grains category II’ for the year 2016-17. Radha Mohan Singh, Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare in his letter to Odisha’s Minister of Agriculture, Pradeep Maharathy, congratulated the State Minister and all the […]

Jnanpith Award to Amitav Ghosh

Bhubaneswar: Celebrated author Amitav Ghosh, equally famous for his novels and for not getting the Booker Award, has won the 54th Jnanpith award this year. Bharatiya Jnanpith announced the award yesterday. Ghosh has been chosen for the award for his outstanding contribution towards literature. Ghosh is the first English writer to be conferred with the Jnanpith […]

Sahitya Akademi Award 2018 to Prof Dasarathi Das

Bhubaneswar: Well-known educationist and Odia literary critic Prof Dasarathi Das is going to receive the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award for the year 2018 for his book Prasanga Puruna Bhabana Nua. This book is a collection of critical essays in Odia language. Dr. Das has written more than 10 books containing essays and critical analysis of works. […]

NALCO Invites Entries for Green Awards for Engineering Excellence 2018

Bhubaneswar: National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has instituted state-level awards for meritorious engineers, who have introduced and adopted Green Technology in the industrialization of Odisha. The award titled ‘NALCO Green Awards for Engineering Excellence’ shall be given annually on the occasion of Engineers’ Day and carry one 1st prize with cash award of Rs.2 lakh, one […]

Governor Gives Away Odisha Excellence Award 2018

17 persons and 3 organisations received the Awards Freedom Fighter Gour Hari Das joined as esteemed guest Anant Mahadevan’s Film ‘Gour Hari Dastaan’ was screened Bhubaneswar, 16 October: The first ever Odisha Excellence Award was conferred upon 17 exceptional Odia personalities and 3 successful organizations from Odisha in a special event on 15th October. Odisha […]

Bhartruhari Mahtab First Odia to Receive Best Parliamentarian Award

Bhubaneswar: Senior Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader and Cuttack MP Bhartruhari Mahtab received ‘Best Parliamentarian Award’ for 2017 from President of India Ram Nath Kovind in a special event held yesterday (Aug 1) at the Central Hall of Parliament. Mahtab is the first Odia Parliamentarian to receive such prestigious honour. The President presented the Outstanding Parliamentarian Awards to […]

NALCO Receives Dun & Bradstreet Award for Excellence in Exports

Bhubaneswar, July 27, 2018: NALCO’s highest ever Export earnings since inception has added yet another feather in the illustrious cap of the Navratna CPSE under Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India. As recognition of its exceptional results in the export front, NALCO received the prestigious Dun & Bradstreet Award for Excellence in Export Performance. Congratulating […]