MV Ganga Vilas, the World’s Longest River Cruise, will be virtually flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 13. The PM will also flag off a 'Tent City' on the banks of the Ganga in Varanasi.
The first light or the first sunrise is always a sight to behold, and perhaps the best way to welcome a New Year. There’s peace and empathy, there’s science and spirituality, and it indeed is a divine experience for those who manage to catch a glimpse of the sunrise. While it is true that pictures can never do justice to the ‘real’ sunrise, here we bring some captures of the FIRST SUNRISE OF THE YEAR for the ones who missed out.
Odisha is all set to make history as Men's Hockey World Cup comes to the state for the second consecutive time. Needless to say, excitement is at an all-time high in the two smart cities of the state - Bhubaneswar and Rourkela, which will host more than 40 matches including the big finale. Hockey fever reached its zenith on Sunday (Dec 25) after the World Cup trophy 'landed' in the capital city to a grand welcome. Here's a sneak peek.
Winter in Koraput is a bliss. Add any festive flavour to it, the place is paradisaical. A three-day mega tribal fest 'PARAB 2022' was organised by the District Council of Culture, Koraput recently. The event marked the silver jubilee of the state-level tribal festival which showcased mesmerizing performances by folk artistes from across hinterlands.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently took over the presidency of G-20 for the next one year. India assuming the presidency of G20 indeed is a matter of pride for every citizen of the country. As a mark of respect, a national painting exhibition MODI@20 was organised in Bhubaneswar to exhibit different art works on PM Modi - The Global Leader.
After a two-year hiatus, the spectacular Konark Festival is back with a bang to enthral the audience. The five-day fest that kicked off on December 1, features celebrated Indian classical dancers from across the world. Take a look at some of the performances.
Three persons were killed after eight wagons of a goods train derailed and rammed into the passenger waiting hall at the Korei station on Bhadrak-Kapilas Road Railway section under Khordha Road Railway Division today.
From Mata Ni Pachedi, Pithora painting, to Agate Bowl and more, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted variety of handicrafts from Gujarat, MP and Himachal Pradesh to the world leaders he held discussions with in Bali, Indonesia on the sidelines of the G20 Summit. Check out below.
The annual Bali Yatra in Cuttack is back with a bang with lakhs of visitors thronging the millennium city every day to witness the grand fest. There is a continuous rise in the footfall of visitors to the historic fair which is organised to commemorate the rich maritime history of the state. Here is a glimpse of the mega event.
President Droupadi Murmu was in Odisha from Nov 10-11, in what was her maiden visit to the state after assuming office of the top constitutional post in the country. Check out the events that unfolded during the two days.
Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport is one of the busiest airports in India after Delhi and Mumbai. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the Terminal 2 of Kempegowda Airport, which has been built at a cost of around Rs 5000 crore. Check out these eye-popping and mind-boggling pictures of the T2.
There is something in the beauty of the Moon. The calm rise and an even calmer disappearance makes it a real wonder in the skies. On Tuesday, the Earth, Sun and Moon aligned for one final time this year to create a spectacular Blood Moon eclipse that skygazers wouldn’t want to miss. How the phenomena started and ended, take a look at the exciting spectacle.
Braving the early morning winter chill, people across Odisha thronged river ghats and other water bodies to set afloat miniature boats on the occasion of Kartika Purnima on Tuesday. The Boita Bandana Utsav (boat festival) is held every year to commemorate the rich maritime history of the state.
Bali Yatra, the annual open-air fair in the millennium city of Cuttack, is all set to get off to a colourful start today. OTV captured some major highlights which will woo visitors during the yatra resuming after a hiatus of two years.
Acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has come up with a unique sculpture showcasing a gigantic 'Boita' (boat) which will be decorated with over 25,000 earthern diyas.