Tag: Odia Language

OCS exams in Odia: Lack of study materials in Odia language leaves aspirants in lurch
OCS exams in Odia: Lack of study materials in Odia language leaves aspirants in lurch

The OAS aspirants are a confused lot. Their confusion is related to the availability of study materials in Odia language. 

  • Sunday, 09 October 2022
Odia language on death bed in Kotia, says linguists
Odia language on death bed in Kotia, says linguists

As per the delegation, Andhra administration seems to be more active in the area than the Koraput district administration and hence the impact of the neighbouring state’s language and culture is more on the local people.

  • Sunday, 12 June 2022
Odia Language
Odia language experts oppose imposition of Hindi on non-Hindi speaking states

Odisha is the first state, which has been declared as a separate province on linguistic basis

  • Sunday, 17 April 2022
Odia School In Bhetia, WB
Utkal Diwas: Odia Speaking Areas In Neighbouring States Cry Neglect

Be it the sheer negligence on part of the Odisha government or better facilities at schools in their home states, Odia speaking population in the bordering states of Jharkhand, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh are witnessing the disappearance of Odia medium schools and unavailability of Odia teachers to educate the next generation in their mother tongue.

  • Friday, 01 April 2022
Google Still Not Offered In Odia Language
Utkal Diwas: Google Service Still Not Offered In Odia, Know Why

Odia is one of the most notable Indian languages that has not been recognised by the search engine giant Google. On Utkal Diwas, we ponder over the probable reasons for the regional deprivation.

  • Friday, 01 April 2022
Union Minister Pradhan Writes To AP, Jharkhand CMs Over Odia Language-Based Education
Union Minister Pradhan Writes To AP, Jharkhand CMs Over Odia Language-Based Education

Pradhan wrote letters to CMs, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and Hemant Soren, seeking their support and intervention for bringing a resolution ensuring the welfare of Odia students residing in the bordering areas of both states who are interested to learn in Odia language. 

  • Friday, 01 October 2021
 Odisha Minister Writes To Jharkhand Govt Over Withdrawal Of Odia Language From Teachers’ Training C
Odisha Minister Writes To Jharkhand Govt Over Withdrawal Of Odia Language From Teachers’ Training Course

The Odisha government is also funding nearly 160 teachers through Utkal Samilani to impart education in Odia in the Odia speaking tracts like Sadheikala, Kharasuan and Singh Bhoom. Apart from this, around 35 Odia schools are running in Jharkhand.

  • Friday, 01 October 2021
Shops, establishments get 15-day deadline for Odia signboards

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has directed shops and commercial establishments to display their signboards in Odia language within next 15 days. A high-level meeting regarding this was held under the chairmanship of Development Commissioner R. Balakrishnan in the state capital on Tuesday. The Odisha Assembly in May this year passed the Odisha Shops and Commercial […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Bhasha Andolan postponed after state government’s assurance

Bhubaneswar: The 825-day-long Bhasha Andolan- a silent black flag protest demanding use of Odia language in official communication was postponed on Monday after assurances from the State Government. Members of the protesting body who met senior officials of the government yesterday were assured that steps will be taken to ensure extensive use of Odia language […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Propagation of Odia on top of Cabinet approvals

Puri: Policies related to propagation of Odia language dominated the Cabinet meeting today that passed several proposals including formation of Odia language Commission, waiver of fees for pursuing Odia at degree and post graduation levels besides  formation of a heritage cabinet. The meeting which was held under the chairmanship of CM Naveen Patnaik in Puri, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJP criticises CM Naveen for his lack of Odia knowledge; Damodar hits back

Bhubnaeswar: Odisha BJP today launched an attack on the BJD by criticising Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for his lack of knowledge in Odia language. Addressing a press meet here at the party headquarters, senior BJP leader Biswabhusan Harichandan said, “There is no Chief Minister in the country who does not know the mother tongue and […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJD tags Baishnab as 'opportunist', 'habitual party changer'

Bhubaneswar: A day after BJD leader and former MP Baishnab Parida criticised party president and CM Naveen Patnaik for not being well versed in Odia language, the BJD today came down on the ex-parliamentarian dubbing him as an ‘opportunist’ and ‘habitual party changer’. “He is an opportunist. He has changed many parties for his own […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJD leader Baishnab launches an attack on Naveen for ignoring Odia

Sambalpur: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was today criticised by senior BJD leader Baishnab Parida for ruling Odisha without knowing Odia. Parida, a former Rajya Sabha member of the party who is also heading ‘Bhasha Surakhya Sammilani’, an outfit fighting for the protection of Odia language and literature, launched a scathing attack on his party chief […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odia Chair in JNU
Odia language chair in name of poet Sarala Das set up in JNU

New Delhi: The Odisha government today approved a grant of Rs 5 crore to Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) at Delhi to set up an Odia language chair in the name of legendary Odia poet Sarala Das. According to sources, Rs 2 crore will be provided to the University in the first phase while the remaining […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Patnaik seeks inclusion of Odia language in NEET

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention for inclusion of Odia language as a medium of examination in the prestigious National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for medical courses. In a letter to the Prime Minister, Patnaik urged to include Odia language in the NEET for the larger interest of […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021