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1999 Super Cyclone
Revisiting the devastating 1999 Super Cyclone in Odisha as it complete 23 years

The Super Cyclone which hit Odisha on October 29, 1999 reportedly caused deaths of about 10,000 people, and insurmountable damage in its path of destruction.

A Bullock Cart Ride To Cuttack – 60 Km, 60 Years Ago
A Bullock Cart Ride To Cuttack – 60 Km, 60 Years Ago

A visit to Cuttack from a remote coastal village was not easy six decades ago. It did not take a few hours as there was no motorized transport. People had to walk, cycle or ride a bullock cart.

Why do people follow celebrities more than politicians on Twitter?
Why do people follow celebrities more than politicians on Twitter?

Researchers concluded that even though the group of social media users who display political biases in their online behaviours is small, it is nevertheless consequential.

Teen girls find it more difficult to give up social media than boys
Teen girls find it difficult to give up Tiktok, Instagram and Facebook than boys

When asked about the idea of giving up social media, 54 per cent of teens say it would be at least somewhat hard to give it up, while 46 per cent say it would be at least somewhat easy.

Debt-ridden man wanted to sell his house, wins Rs 1 crore lottery in Kerala

"I won the lottery. So, there is no need to sell this house. When we get the prize, all our issues will be sorted out," Mr Bava told reporters. He said he was going through anxiety due to the loss he had suffered in the business. "But the Almighty finally showed me a way," Mr Bava said.

‘Livingstone’ In Mahanadi
‘Livingstone’ In Mahanadi

One incident firmly etched in my mind was the encounter with a wolf whom we had once surprised at her den.

An Evening In Antananarivo, Madagascar
An Evening In Antananarivo

Madagascar, the fourth largest island in the world, just off the east coast of Africa, was uninhabited until two thousand years ago. It has always been in the crosscurrents of international trade.

Queen's Avenue where plot takes place
One Afternoon In Serendipity

I glance up from my newspaper one beautiful summer afternoon, only to hear “breaking news” on the local TV channel in Colombo. 

The Cry Of The Penguin

“Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you. And though they are with you, yet they belong not to you” - Khalil Gibran.

  • Tuesday, 12 October 2021
  • Odisha