Tag: Odia

Google India adds 5 new languages to its training network for scribes
Google India adds 5 new languages to its training network for scribes

Google has also launched the Fact-Check Academy in partnership with DataLeads, the tech giant said in a statement.

  • Tuesday, 05 July 2022
National Language War
National Language War: Time For A Rethink On Language-Integrated India

The proposal for Hindi to be one of the measures for national integration is flawed because it seeks to fight a non-existent problem and also undermines the very idea of India.

  • Thursday, 05 May 2022
Utkal Dibasa
Utkal Diwas: High Time Google, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter Recognize Odia

Odisha is the first state in the country to be formed on linguistic basis. But these big tech giants such as Google, Facebook and Youtube have not recognized Odia as a language. Why?

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  • Friday, 01 April 2022
Op-Ed: Rajo vs. Raja: The Debate Storms Social Media

Raja the premier festival of Odisha, celebrating menstruation is still around a month to come this year, but the social media is abuzz with a campaign that sets to denounce the word Rajo itself. The campaign which has started just few days back has been a huge hit in social media as more and more […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Shasank Sekhar: 'Rising Star' of Odia music industry

Bhubaneswar: Odisha recently saw another singer from the State competing in a national-level reality show, making many sit up and take notice. Shasank Sekhar from Bhubaneswar recently participated in singing reality show ‘Rising Star’ aired in Colors and finished in the ‘Top 8.’ Shasank, a popular singer of Ollywood enthralled the judges and the audience […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Assault on Actor Usasi Misra: Accused Indramani, son arrested

  Bhubaneswar: A day after Ollywood actor Usasi Misra met DGP RP Sharma here in connection with the assault on her by a group of people at Derang in Angul, police swung into action and arrested main accused Indramani Sahu and his son  Rudit Kumar Sahu this morning. Two other persons identified as Dushmanta Sahu […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
They tried to rip my clothes off, threatened to rape me: Actor Usasi recounts horror

Angul: Indramani Sahu pulled my hair and thrashed me and amid the scuffle his sons pushed me on the ground… one of them was trying to rip my shirt off and other was trying to take my pants off, said Odia actor Usasi Misra during a presser today in Bhubaneswar while recounting the horror of […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Is State hoodwinking people on implementation of Odia as official language?

Bhubaneswar: The use of Odia as Official Language of the State is yet to be implemented despite the fact that it was approved by the Odisha Cabinet twice in the past. The State Cabinet on March 14 had decided to amend the Odia Official Language Act 1954 and make provision for punishing government staff who […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
No professors in Odia dept in 5 universities of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Accepting shortage of Odia faculty members in universities of the State, Higher Education Minister Ananta Das today informed that Professor posts in Odia departments are lying vacant in five varsities. Replying to a query from BJP legislator Dilip Ray in the Odisha Assembly, the Higher Education Minister said out of the eight government-run universities, […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Feel ignored by Odisha government: Padma Shri awardee filmmaker Sisir Mishra

Bhubaneswar: Odia filmmaker Sisir Purushottam Mishra today slammed the Odisha government for ignoring him despite his significant contributions to the film industry for more than a decade and a half. Mishra stated that he has lifelong dedicated himself for the development of Odia film industry, but his efforts were never recognised by the Odisha government. […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
BJP fires salvo at Naveen govt over Heritage Cabinet decision

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Odisha government decided to set up a Heritage Cabinet to promote Odia language, BJP today slammed the ruling party by saying that the decision is taken to hoodwink people of the State. BJP’s Biswabhusan Harichandan targeted Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and said, “Those who do not have respect for the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odia cadre IAS Upendra Prasad new Union Water Resources Secy

Bhubaneswar: Odia cadre IAS officer Upendra Prasad Singh has been appointed by the Centre as new Secretary of the Water Resources Ministry. The 1985 batch IAS officer would replace Dr Amarjit Singh, who retires on November 30. Prior to the new assignment, Singh was working as the Director General (DG) of Clean Ganga Mission. Singh […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra begins beautification of Puri temple Jagamohan

Puri:  Odia architect Padma Vibhushan Raghunath Mohapatra has started beautification of the stainless steel frame installed for the purpose of Jagamohan of Jagannath temple in Puri. According to information, Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) and Raghunath Mohapatra have signed an agreement in this regard. According to the deal, the Jagamohan will be designed with a […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Bangalore school students to learn Odia

Bhubaneswar: More than 200 Odia students studying at a Bangalore-based English medium school and their guardians were excited after the school decided to introduce Odia language as an optional subject in its syllabus from the next academic session. Odia will be taught as an optional subject from Class I at Godwin Public School in Bangalore. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odia dancer Anupam's music video 'Halijaye America' goes viral

Bhubaneswar: Dancer Anupam Nayak has been creating waves with his music videos of Zumba fitness sessions, ever since he left for USA as a Zumba trainer. But his latest venture has left Odias back home stunned. In a music video ‘Hailjaye America’ that has gone viral within a couple of days of release, Anupam and […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021