Tag: Odia

Hrusikesh Panda's new Odia novel focuses on forest dwellers' issues

Bhubaneswar: Eminent author and bureaucrat Hrusikesh Panda’s ninth novel ‘Samaste Ta Janithile’ was launched today at a function at the Lark Books office. Published by Friends Publishers of Cuttack, the novel is a work of fiction based on real life incidents. Known for giving voice to the problems of the exploited forest dwellers who suffer […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Dutee eliminated in 100-mt qualifying at world championships

London: Odia sprinter Dutee Chand, who was representing India at the IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017, failed to qualify for the semis in heats of women 100 metre event. She clocked a timing of 12.07 seconds and finished sixth in the event. Unfortunately, Dutee couldn’t make the cut to 100-metre semis. During the Indian Grand […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odisha born Justice Dipak Mishra to be the next Chief Justice of India

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Odisha born Justice Dipak Mishra is going to be the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. He will be the 45th Chief Justice of India. Justice Mishra is the third Odia to be appointed to this prestigious position after Justice Ranganath Mishra and Justice Gopal Ballav Pattanaik. Current incumbent Chief Justice J […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odia school students in Surat left in lurch over text books shortage

Surat: Total 4,600 students of seven Odia medium schools run by the Odisha government in Surat of Gujarat are left in lurch due to unavailability of text books this academic year. Teachers of the seven Odia medium schools are, therefore, providing last year text books to students for practice. Shyam Sundar Puhan, assistant headmaster of […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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BJD to support Ram Nath Kovind for President after PM speaks to CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said that BJD will support NDA’s candidate Ram Nath Kovind as Presidential candidate. “The Hon’ble PM spoke to me to inform about the candidature of Ram Nath Kovind as Presidential nominee. He sought the support of BJD in this regard. Last time BJD had proposed the name of […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
CM Naveen wishes Odia astronomer for validating Einstein's relativity theory

Bhubaneswar: Last week Odia astronomer Kailash Sahu alongwith a team of Astronomers of Space Telescope Science Institute, US that he was leading, successfully measured the mass of a star far beyond our galaxy. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today shared his success story on his social media profiles on Twitter and Facebook, making many Odias proud. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odia actresses Archita, Elina turn news anchors

Bhubaneswar: They have faced the camera as glamour queens but top Ollywood actresses Archita and Elina were first time seen as news readers on OTV. While Elina presented news on O TV on Wednesday, Archita hosted a bulletin on Friday. The vivacious Elina who is the female lead in Tarang Cine Productions’ Abhay released last […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odias in Delhi to celebrate Prabasi Raja Mahotsav

New Delhi: The folk songs of Raja, the Odia festival of womanhood, will reverberate in Delhi on Wednesday when Odias will gather to celebrate the fifth edition of Prabasi Raja Mahotsav at the JNU Convention Center here. From typical traditional delicacies like poda pitha, arisa and many more to contests exclusively for women, the event […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Sambalpuri folk song Sagada Gadi a hit with fitness freaks in US

Bhubaneswar: Choreographer turned Zumba trainer Anupam Nayak’s unique mantra to his American fitness clients of working out on Odia songs continues to be popular. After his Zumba moves on popular Odia song Jai Phula won the hearts of the Zumba learners, this time he made them dance to Sambalpuri song Sagada Gadi, which they thoroughly […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odia Actor Buddhaditya in Facebook controversy over Priyanka Chopra

Bhubaneswar: Actor Buddhaditya Mohanty has often been in news for his heated arguments with social media users. Today, a Facebook user posted abusive messages that she claimed the actor had sent her over a personal chat on the social networking site. Buddhaditya has, however, clarified in a post that his account has been hacked. On Thursday, […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Stand up artiste Biswa Kalyan Rath first Odia on Amazon Prime Video

Bhubaneswar: Stand up comedian Biswa Kalyan Rath is trending online for his new solo special Biswa Mast Aadmi. He is the first Odia to feature on the Amazon Prime Video with this show. Biswa’s latest act is peppered with puns, sarcasm and satires from moments of his childhood and teenage and generic Indian life. The […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Vote for Satyajeet Jena: Touched CM appeals for singing sensation

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has appealed people of Odisha to vote for the Odia singing sensation Satyajeet Jena, who is in the top 10 list in the singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs on Zee TV. Patnaik took to Twitter and asked the people of Odisha to vote for the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Odia labourer alleges torture in Oman; family seeks govt intervention

Bhubaneswar: A labourer from Patrapur village of Kendrapara district has alleged torture by his company officials in Oman. The man has been identified as Ashutosh Dhala. According to reports, the family of Dhala was not aware of his whereabouts for two months till he sent a voice message and narrated his ordeal to them. Talking […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Culture dept to celebrate ‘Maha Vishuba Sankranti’ from April 8 to 14

Bhubaneswar: A seven-day special programme has been chalked out by Odisha’s Culture department from April 8 in Bhubaneswar to mark Maha Vishuba Sankranti, the beginning of Odia calendar Year on April 14. This was announced by Culture minister Ashok Chandra Panda on Thursday. Talking to newsmen here, Panda said the theme of the special programme […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Odisha-born Sarita wins Mrs India USA 2016

Bhubaneswar: Odisha-born Sarita Pattnaik has been crowned Mrs India USA 2016 at a beauty pageant for Indian-Americans held at Atlant Georgea in USA on Sunday. Sarita, who is a resident of Rabi Talkies area in Bhubaneswar, is presently residing in Georgia in USA. Sarita is an interior designer and mother of two children. Apart from […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021