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After Rasagola, GI tag demand for Cuttack silver filigree craft grows stronger

Cuttack: After the recent victory following years of bitter legal battle with West Bengal over the origin of the Rasagola, demand for GI Tag certification for Cuttack filigree crafts has now intensified in Odisha. Barabati-Cuttack MLA Mohammad Moquim has presented his demands before the State Legislative Assembly for availing GI Tag for the ancestral silver […]

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Sweetness Doubles! 'Odisha Rasagola' Gets GI Tag

Bhubaneswar: Odisha finally got the much-awaited Geographical Indication (GI) tag for its Rasagola. Registered as ‘Odisha Rasagola’, the State has been granted the GI tag certificate which will be valid till Feb 22, 2028. Odisha had moved the GI Registry and a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed in Orissa High Court seeking GI tag […]

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Rasagola Mahotsav : Celebrating age old sweet of Odisha

Bhubaneswar:To celebrate rasagola which is deeply connected with the Odia culture, tradition and Lord Jagannath, ‘Rasagola Mahotsav’ is being organised by Odisha Television Limited in association with Bharat Masala in Bhubaneswar today. The ‘Rasagola Mahotsav’ will begin at 3:00 PM at Paltronics ground near Big Bazaar in Patia area. As many as 50 Rasagola makers […]

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Bollywood sweetheart Disha Patani’s love for Odisha sweet Rasagola

Bhubaneswar: She may have done just two films in Bollywood and one in Tollywood, we cannot ignore the fact that she has swept everyone of their feet sporting the million dollar smile and garnered a huge fan base in such a short span with her electric performances. Actress Disha Patani certainly needed no introduction, as […]

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GI tag sought for Odishara Rasagola, not Jagannath Rasagola: Minister

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has clarified that it has applied for the Geographical Indication (GI) tag for Odishara Rasagola and not Jagannath Rasagola. In a response to a written query by BJD MLA Bhagirathi Badajena, MSME minister Prafulla Samal informed the Assembly that the Odisha Small Industries Corporation Ltd (OSIC) on behalf of the state […]

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GI tag for Rasagola: Odisha submits data before Centre

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has submitted necessary documents sought by the Centre for the geographical indication (GI) status to Rasagola, stated Minister for Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Prafulla Samal today. Speaking on the sidelines of a programme in Bhubaneswar, the minister said all required documents were submitted before August 21. “We […]

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Lord Jagannath to appease Goddess Laxmi with Rasagola during Niladri Bije today

Puri: A day after the holy Trinity were offered Adhara Pana– a special drink after their tiring nine day journey followed by Suna Besha, the deities are all set to enter the sanctum sanctorum of Srimandir during Niladri Bije today. Niladri Bije is the concluding ritual of Rath Yatra during which the Lords are offered […]

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Odisha applies for GI tag for 'Odishara Rasagola'

Bhubaneswar: Finally, the Odisha government on Friday filed an application for Geographical Indication (GI) tag to stake claim for “Odishara Rasagola”. The state government move comes three months after West Bengal was awarded GI tag for “Banglar Rasogolla”. Officials of the Odisha Small Industries Corporation Ltd (OSIC) filed the application with the Geographical Indication Registry […]

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'Rasagola Mahotsav' held in city

Bhubaneswar: To every sweet tooth’s delight, various type of Rasagolas adorned the ‘Rasagola Mahotsav’ held for the first time in the capital city today. The main attraction of the Mahotsav was the giant size Rasagolas seeking entry into the Guinness Book of World Records. There was a special selfie zone to take selfies with the […]

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Rasagola Mahotsav: Celebrating Odisha's love for rasagola

Bhubaneswar: In Odisha, sweetmeat rasagola is an integral part of all important occasions, be it Lord Jagannath calming down an upset Goddess Laxmi after Rath Yatra or breaking good news to family and friends. More than just ‘cheese balls’ as famous British chef William Harold described it, for Odias rasagola is interwoven into our tradition. […]

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Jagannath Sena joins battle for GI tag to Odisha Rasagola

Puri: At a time when the issue of Geographical Indication (GI) tag for Odisha Rasagola still remains in the logjam, Sri Jagannath Sena, a religious outfit, has come forward to fight for the tag. A three-member team of the outfit left for Chennai yesterday to submit facts and figure in favour of the State for […]

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Odisha mulling GI tag for ‘Jagannath Rasagola’

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to file Geographical Indication (GI) tag to ‘Jagannath Rasagola’ instead of Odishara Rasagola, a week after West Bengal got the GI tag for the ‘Banglar rasogola’. The government’s decision is based on conclusive report prepared after roping in suggestions from various stakeholders, experts, attorneys, and advocate firms regarding filing […]

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Rasagola Row: The Story Of The Hare & The Tortoise

From utter despondency to a flicker of hope, it was an extraordinary turnaround of moods for millions of Odias in the course of a few hours on Tuesday. The morning began with collective breast-beating after news of Bengal getting the coveted Geographical Indication (GI) tag for rosogulla spread like wildfire. By evening, however, it had […]

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Sweet Social Media & Rasagola Dibasa

What began as a Twitter hashtag suggestion in the ides of March, 2015 became a leading Twitter trend in two years time. It spiralled from tweets to newspaper articles, from historical literature search to heated debates, from confines of a virtual world to the real world. Yes, Rasagola Dibasa, which started as a discussion among […]

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Odisha to form panel to apply for GI status for Rasagola

The Odisha government has decided to set up a committee to finalise the process to apply for Geographical Indication (GI) status for the syrupy dessert Rasagola

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Odisha celebrates 'Rasagola Dibasa', state claims evidence of origin

People in Odisha on Sunday celebrated 'Rasagola Dibasa' while the state government claimed to have found evidence about the origin of the syrupy sweet in the state