Odia

Unreserved Train Tickets Now Available In Odia

Bhubaneswar: People of the State can now obtain unreserved train tickets in Odia. The new vernacular language based tickets will be available for the Unreserved Train Tickets. Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan is scheduled to inaugurate the unreserved train tickets printing in Odia from East Coast Railway (ECoR) headquarters through video conferencing in presence of Minister […]


Pune Gears Up For Raja Mahostav-2019

Pune: When did you last hear about Odias celebrating ‘Raja’ outside Odisha or to that matter even within Odisha ? If you don’t happen to watch Odia TV Channels during Raja festival, chances are that you thought ‘Celebrating Raja’ is a ‘thing of past’ and doesn’t exist any more. ‘Raja’ is one of the oldest and […]



Pakhala: 9 Health Benefits

Pakhala gives you slim and glowing look and a good sleep to night Bhubaneswar: Pakhala Dibasa or the Universal Pakhala Day on March 20 has huge popularity in Odisha as well as other part of the country. Earlier known as the poor man’s dish, Pakhala (fermented watered rice) is a summer delight for Odias as rice in […]


Three Odias to Get Padma Shri Award

Bhubaneswar: Three Odias has been named for the prestigious Padma Awards for the year 2019. D Prakash Rao, Daitari Nayak and Kamala Pujhari have been chosen for the Padma Shri Award, the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India, after Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan and Padma Bhushan. Besides, Gita Mehta, Odisha Chief Minister […]


Chandigarh Appoints Odia Adviser

Chandigarh: Manoj Kumar Parida, who hails from Odisha, a 1986 batch Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Mizoram and Union Territories (AGMUT) cadre IAS officer, became the new adviser to the Union Territory of Chandigarh. The previous adviser Parimal Rai, is transferred to Goa as the new Chief Secretary. Manoj currently holds the post of Chairman-cum-Managing Director of […]


Happy Birthday Ramakanta Rath

Bhubaneswar: Celebrated Odia poet Padma Bhushan Ramakanta Rath turned 85 today. Fans of Rath including his contemporary litterateurs united today to make the day a memorable one. Newly built Geetagobinda Bhawan here was packed with fans and authors from different parts of the state to mark the day. Ramakanta Rath and his wife Shanti were […]


Shaktikanta Das: First Odia as RBI Governor

New Delhi: Former Odia bureaucrat Shaktikanta Das was named the 25th governor of the Reserve Bank of India. He is the first Odia to hold this RBI top post. Das will serve a three-year term. 61 years old Das replaced Urjit Patel, who shocked the establishment by announcing his resignation from the central bank yesterday. While it […]


Three Odias to Get Sahitya Akademi Bhasha Samman

Bhubaneswar: Three authors from Odisha are going to receive Sahitya Akademi Bhasha Samman for the year 207 and 2018. While Professor Gaganendra Nath Dash will be conferred with the award for Odia language for the year 2018, Dr Prafulla Kumar Tripathy and poet Haladhar Nag will jointly receive it for Koshali-Sambalpuri language for 2017. It’s a proud moment […]


Baishnab Parida Passes Away

Bhubaneswar: Former Rajya Sabha member, author and social activist Baishnab Charan Parida breathed his last today morning at a private hospital here. He was 77. He was suffering from cancer and was under medical supervision for last few months. One of the key persons behind the Odia Language Movement, Baishnab was born on 15 February 1941 […]