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International Odissi Festival from Dec 23

Bhubaneswar city will host the biggest ever assembly of Odissi dancers from across the globe at the 7th International Odissi Festival beginning December 23. The week-long grand festival, organised by Odisha’s Tourism and Culture Department in association with Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Odissi Research Centre (GKCM ORC) at Rabindra Mandap, will witness excitement and indomitable spirit […]

Odisha Hindu Religious Endowments Act changed

After three-day marathon debate, the state assembly on Saturday passed the Odisha Hindu Religious Endowments (Amendment) Bill 2012, which gives first preference to the state government to buy immovable properties from Hindu religious institutions. As per the amendment in the Odisha Hindu Religious Endowments Act, 1951, any proposal to dispose of immovable property of any […]

Balasore Book Fair from Dec 23

A book fair and a multi-lingual drama festival will be hosted in Balasore from December 29 to January 5 by a literary organisation in association with Fakir Mohan University. Book lovers from across the district are eagerly waiting for the fair to begin. Students are expected to turn up at the fair in large numbers. […]

RD Women’s College to get University status

The Rama Devi Women’s (Autonomous) College will be converted into a University very soon. Bhubaneswar city will soon boast of the first exclusive university for women in the state. Then it would be among the very few exclusive universities for women in the country. A senior government officer said the state government’s plan is in […]

Court notice to Naveen in Pyari case

Expelled BJD Rajya Sabha member Pyarimohan Mohapatra on Wednesday got a shot in the arm following a Supreme Court order that can qualify him to function as an independent member in the upper house. Supreme Court sought response from the BJD supremo and Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on expelled Rajya Sabha member Pyari Mohan […]

INOX Bhubaneswar trial run on 14 Dec

INOX BBSR, the city multiplex, second in Odisha after Jeypore, was constructed nearly six months ago, it was yet to become operational due to unknown reasons. Inox authorities refused to elaborate on the reason for the delay. But the state capital can finally boast of a multiplex with Inox ready to conduct a trial run […]

Oriya Facebook Cover Photos

Facebook Covers are photos displayed on the new Facebook Timeline profile. Choose from wide variety of oriya facebook cover photos and use them on Your facebook Timeline as cover photo here. More odia Facebook scraps will be updated regularly. To add a cover photo to your timeline: Go to your timeline. Click Add a Cover. […]

Jagannath temple open on Dec 31 night

The Jagannath temple administration in Puri, keeping in mind the huge gathering of devotees on New Year’s eve, has decided to keep the sanctum sanctorum open on the night of December 31. This decision was taken at a meeting of the Chhatisa Nijoga (an apex body of 36 servitor groups) and the temple sub-committee on […]

Satellite township for Bhubaneswar

Odisha state government is planning to develop a satellite township called South City on a 1200-acre land in the south-west corridor of the state capital under a town planning scheme with zero government investment and no land acquisition. The government has proposed to create the township on 1208.39 acre using land from seven villages. Jagasara […]