Country’s first Bullet Train between Mumbai and Ahmedabad will also travel through underground tunnel for 21 kms This is the first time, passengers will be able to experience underwater travelling in India.
Extensive security arrangements have been put in place in Sambalpur town on Friday with deployment of a large contingent of security personnel to ensure a peaceful celebration of Hanuman Jayanti which coincides with Pana Sankranti.
In India, New Year’s Day is known by different names in different parts of the country. Odias celebrate their New Year’s Day on Pana Sankranti, also known as Maha Visuba Sankranti which normally falls either on April 14 or 15.
The buzz about the makers prepping up to shoot a major part of Pushpa 2 in Odisha’s Malkangiri has taken the excitement to a whole new level. The sequel to Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna-blockbuster is not the first south movie to be shot in Odisha. Earlier, several movies including certain Bollywood movies have also been shot in different parts of Odisha.
The first look of Allu Arjun in Pushpa 2: The Rule swept fans across the nation. Excitement reached sky high when the makers fuelled up the excitement with the teaser and first-look poster just a day before the Icon Star’s birthday. Here we bring some interesting links of the Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna starrer, the sequel to Pushpa.
Peace is limping back to normalcy in Sambalpur hours after a violence broke out in the city on Wednesday evening ahead of Hanuman Jayanti. Odisha government on Thursday ordered suspension of all types of social media, messaging and other internet services in mobile and broadband in Sambalpur district for 48 hours.
Enforcement Directorate registered a case against BBC India for alleged foreign exchange violation. The UK-headquartered broadcaster came under I-T Dept probe in Feb earlier this year. BBC offices in India were searched as part of an investigation by the income tax authorities. The move comes shortly after BBC embroiled in controversy over documentary on Gujarat riot. The series named India: The Modi Question, was critical of then Gujarat CM Narendra Modi's role.
Wood for construction of chariots for Rath Yatra are arriving in Puri in phases. The construction of Raths will begin from the day of Akshay Tritiya on April 22. On the other hand, slicing of rough wood logs for chariot carving has begun in Cuttack. This year, the Rath Yatra festivities in Puri will begin from June 20. Wood logs required for chariots are sliced and kept ready for construction at Ratha Khala.
Who is Kajal Hindustani? Why has court remanded her in judicial custody? What happened on Ram Navami? Hindu activist Kajal Hindustani is in Junagadh jail for the last 4 days for allegedly giving anti-Muslim speech during Ram Navami procession in Una of Gujarat.
Chhenapoda - Some call it sweet, some cake. But it does not matter because the only thing matter is how delicious it is. Odisha is observing ‘Chhenapoda Dibasa’ today celebrate this one of the most iconic sweet and succulent dishes of the State.
COVID has been surging in many parts of India prompting Centre for a readiness drive. In Odisha too, virus infections are on an upward trend with over 100 daily cases on Sunday. However, in most cases, patients are without symptoms and are under home isolation.
The exclusion of senior party leader and MLA Susanta Singh from BJD’s team for the ensuing Jharsuguda bypoll has heated up the politics in the State with the Opposition parties, BJP and Congress claiming that the move proves Susanta Singh’s involvement in the killing of cabinet minister Naba Das.
Allegedly with no support from the government, coupled with increase in cost of raw materials and distress sale, traditional weavers in Ranpur area of Nayagarh district are staring at an uncertain future. The popular handloom clothes prepared in the area have carved a niche across the globe.
For the youths in Odisha’s Koraput and adjoining districts who want to join the Indian Army or the police services, Rajesh Kumar Sahu, a havildar with the Koraput OSAP 3rd battalion, is the ‘go-to’ trainer. Born into a poor family, Sahu toiled hard to get a job in the police department. Then he took a vow that he wouldn’t let the dream of youths to join the police or the Indian Army shatter into pieces.
Chandrasekhar Sarab from Hinjilicut in Ganjam district has inscribed his name in OMG book of records for collecting rare coins and currency notes. By profession, Chandrasekhar is a senior clerk in the Judicial Department. However, his passion is collecting coins and currency notes from different countries.
In a major development, Odisha government is contemplating starting the much-awaited metro train service between the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar to resolve traffic-related issues. As per latest reports, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved the proposal for the metro train service on the occasion of Utkal Dibasa.
Meet Satyanarayan Karnani, an ardent devotee of Lord Ram from Basta area in Balasore district who is on a divine mission. He has rewritten various religious scriptures by designing each letter with the name of Lord Ram.
NPCI clarified that the interchange charges introduced are only applicable for the PPI merchant transactions and there is no charge to customers, and it is further clarified that there are no charges for the bank account to bank account based UPI payments.
Tollywood Icon Star Allu Arjun completed 20 glorious years in Indian cinema today leaving trails of success throughout his career. As Pushparaj in Pushpa: The Rise, Bunny swayed movie lovers across the world. Now, all eyes are on updates of Pushpa: The Rule, the sequel. The makers will probably release a big update on the movie on April 8 to celebrate Allu Arjun’s birthday. Excitement among fans and well-wishers has by now reached the zenith. Well, all speculations will end after a few days.
Odisha is likely to witness thunderstorm activities under impact of Nor'wester from today. The India Meteorological Department has issued warning on the inclement weather for several districts of the state till March 31. Thunderstorm, rainfall, lightning and gusty wind may be experienced during this period.