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Rahul Gandhi arriving on February 18

Rahul Gandhi will pay a two-day visit to Odisha on February 18-19, his first to the state after being elevated as the Congress party’s vice-president, a party leader said in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik said Rahul would visit Sambalpur on February 18 where he will interact with district leaders for the entire […]

Digital Birth, Death certificates from today

Bhubaneswar is the second city after Cuttack where the digitized signature on birth and death certificates has been launched. The service was made functional in Cuttack last week. Last year, the BMC made it mandatory for hospitals and nursing homes here to communicate information relating to births and deaths to the city health office online. […]

Odia scuba diver entered Limca Book

Odia boy Pratik Patnaik entered Limca Book of Records on Saturday as the youngest scuba-diver of India. The 14-year-old student of St Xavier’s High School at Khandagiri here achieved the feat for diving 70 feet under water in Havelock Island, near Andaman and Nicobar Islands. “I am very happy and will strive to achieve greater […]

Special exam for NRI engineering students

The state government and Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) on Friday submitted affidavits in the Orissa High Court stating that a special examination will be conducted for around 1,500 engineering students, who have taken admission against the 10% non-resident Indians (NRI) quota seats in private colleges in the current academic session. The government affidavit […]

Saraswati Puja 2013 in Orissa

Saraswati Puja 2013 date is 15th February on Friday. Saraswati Puja, sometimes referred to as Basant Panchami or Sri Panchami, is a Hindu festival. On this day Hindus worship Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, music, art and culture. Saraswati, the goddess is often depicted as a beautiful woman dressed in pure white saree seated on […]

AC buses for Bhubaneswar

The Bhubaneswar Puri Transport Service Limited (BPTSL) is set to add more buses to its existing fleet which will also include air-conditioned bus for the first time. BPTSL has proposed to purchase 10 AC buses, 15 standard buses and 30 mini buses. “The AC buses will primarily ply on the route between Nandankanan and the […]

Diabetes Calendar 2013 launch today

Diabetes Entertainment request the pleasure of you and your company to a Fairy Tale 2013 Calendar Launch Party at Hotel VITS, Bhubaneswar on 7th February, 2013 from 7 PM onwards. After riding high on the success of the First ever Calendar Launch in 2012, which featured various achievers from different fields of life, this time […]

BPFTI to host International film festival

Biju Patnaik Film and Television Institute (BPFTI), in collaboration with Films division, India, will organize an International film festival here from February 8 to 10. A package of 24 documentary, short and animation films by eminent filmmakers will be screened here from Friday. The Little Terrorist (2005) by Ashvin Kumar will be the first film […]

Rare Oriya books, magazines digitized

Srujanika, a voluntary organization working towards promotion of science and digitization of rare books and documents, has accomplished a herculean task of digitizing several rare magazines and documents, over 150 years old. “We undertook this exercise to help preserve the history of Odisha. We are planning to provide the online version of these magazines to […]