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Odisha CT results out on Saturday

The results of Certified Teacher (CT) examination, conducted by Board of secondary Education (BSE) was declared Saturday. The pass pecentage this year stood at 83.64 with 2,956 students getting through out of 3,534 appeared for the examination. While 2,565 candidates passed in first class, 71 made it to second class and 242 in compartmental mode. […]

Sahitya Charcha by Odisha Akademi

In an attempt to popularise Odia literature, to discuss contemporary issues related to it and its standing in the national and international scenario, a three day “Sahitya Charcha” programme was organised by the Odisha Sahitya Akademi at State Archieves. The Seminar that took place from September 4-6 witnesses a gathering of more than 200 litterateurs […]

President to visit Odisha tomorrow

President Pranab Mukherjee’s two-day tour, starting September 6, includes his visit to the Jagannath temple in Puri and the convocation ceremonies of IIT Bhubaneswar and Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan (BVB) on September 7. While the convocation of IIT-Bhubaneswar will be held on the campus of IMMT (Institute of Minerals & Materials Technology), the BVB has chosen […]

Haraprasad Das bags Moortidevi Award

Prolific Odia poet, essayist, fiction writer and columnist Hara Prasad Das has been selected for the prestigious Moortidevi Award 2013 for his book, Vamsha, a recreation of Mahabharata in the new idiom of contemporary poetry. The selection committee under the chairmanship of Veerappa Moily, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, also a well known […]

Centre warns Odisha Govt about cyber attacks

The Centre has alerted the Odisha state government to take adequate steps against possible hacking of government websites by a group of Pakistan-based hackers. The Centre also advised certain steps the state government should take to check the menace. The Union ministry of communications and information technology has sent the communique to the state IT […]

Barabati India-Australia match on Oct 26

Learning from previous mistakes, police on Thursday asked the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) not to oversell tickets for the India-Australia ODI match at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on October 26. Cricket lovers get online to book seats for a ringside view of the one-day clash between M.S. Dhoni’s Team India and the Aussies at Barabati. […]

Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award 2013

The Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra awards for 2013 will be conferred on two artistes – Guru Shankar Behera and Guru Ghanashyam Panda – for their contribution to the field of Odissi dance and music, respectively. The award function will be held at Rabindra Bhavan in Bhubaneswar from September 5 to 9. “This was my father’s initiative […]

Bootstrap Bhubaneswar for entrepreneurs

Bootstrap Bhubaneswar aims to bring together all young city-based entrepreneurs. The members meet every third Sunday of the month to have informal discussions, share experience and suggest solutions to each other’s problems. Sakyasingha Mahapatra, one of the founding members Bootstrap Bhubaneswar says,” Bootstrap Bhubaneswar is the community for all entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs of the […]

Acharya Harihar Cancer Centre fees hiked

The cost of various services and diagnostics at Cuttack Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre have been revised from August 21. “The decision to revise the fees under four heads was taken by the governing body, headed by health minister Damodar Rout, on June 18 and was implemented from August 21,” said director of the centre […]