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Watch Rajarani Music Festival 2013 Live

Like every year, Rajarani Music Festival started in the beautiful courtyard of the Rajarani Temple in Bhubaneswar from yesterday (18 January) and it will be held for three days upto 20th January 2013. It is one such occasion to celebrate the richness and originality of Indian classical music. Evening concerts by great maestros of Indian […]

Odia translation of Gita launched

Justice Bimal Prasad Das launched the Odia translation of the Bhagavad Gita on Monday, published by the Friends of Tribals Society (FTS). FTS member and prominent businessman Shyam Sundar Agarwal, the brain behind the concept, took three long years to finish the translation which has been done in the ‘Navakshari’ prose format. Agarwal was assisted […]

Dhanu Yatra from tomorrow

This year, Dhanu Yatra will be held from January 17 to January 27, 2013. Dhanu Yatra is one of the biggest open air theater festivals in the world and is held in the Pushya month (December – January) at Bargarh District in Orissa. The theatrical performance is based on the stories of Lord Krishna – […]

Amma to visit Bhubaneswar first time

Spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi, popularly known as Amma, will visit the State for the first time and hold a public discourse at Janta Maidan here on January 21. She will be accompanied by around 600 close followers, including 400 from abroad. She is scheduled to inaugurate the Amrita Vidyalayam School. Around 100 women and students […]

OBC to open 5 new branches

Oriental Bank of Commerce is set to open five new branches in the Capital during 2013-14. The branches would be located at Cuttack Road, Rasulgarh, CRPF Square, Forest Park and Baramunda. The Regional office of the bank would also be shifted to its own premises this year, which will comprise a complete branch and a […]

10th exam from Feb 25

10th matriculation exam will be held from February 25 to March 9, announced the Board of Secondary Education. “But unlike previous years, the exam will start at 9am instead of 7.30am,” said board president Dakhya Prasad Nanda. He said the schedule would be declared shortly. This time, a question paper-cum-answer sheet has been introduced. The […]

National Contemporary Theatre Festival

National Contemporary Theatre Festival – a part of “Maati Ke Rang”, the Silver Jubilee celebration of Zonal Cultural Centers from 11th to 15th January, 2013 at Rabindra Mandap, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India at 6.30 pm. Organized by : Odisha Sangeet Natak Akademi Department of Culture, Odisha EZCC Kolkata In association with : Odisha Tourism Odisha Natya […]

Shopping mall and hospital at Old Town soon

Odisha state government is exploring the feasibility of constructing a shopping complex and a hospital in the Old Town area. The state housing and urban development department has identified a piece of land near Annie House Chhak, along the Mahatab Road, for the proposed projects. “There is no park, shopping mall or hospital around Mahatab […]