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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 […]

DTS mulls stopping bus services to Puri

Frequent attacks on the drivers and staff of the City buses have threatened to derail the city bus services from Bhubaneswar to Puri and within the pilgrim city. But ever since the service has started, it has come under severe attack by private operators, particularly autorickshaws and town buses. On December 1, drivers and conductors […]

Rajdhani Book Fair upto 12 December

This year Rajdhani Book Fair is emphasising on the importance of the Odia language with the theme ‘Lekha, Padha, Kuha Oriya Bhasa, banchao ama matru bhasa’ (Read, write and speak Oriya language, and save the mother tongue). The 12-day mega event is being hosted by the Rajdhani Book Fair Committee. The Book Fair Committee has […]

Job tests in Odia now

The state government has decided to allow candidates appearing for recruitment tests in government jobs to write answers in Odia as well. “It has been decided that all recruitment examinations will be conducted by setting question papers in English and Odia,” said a government circular issued last week. A general administration department official said the […]

Prathamastami is on Friday

Prathamastami is a popular festival celebrated in Orissa in the month of Margasira, which coincides with the Gregorian months of November and December. During the festival, the eldest child of the family is honored by offering prayers to goddess Sasthi for his or her safety and well-being. The child is treated like royalty, given new […]

No tenders for stalls at Khandagiri Mela

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) will not float tenders for stalls at the Khandagiri Kumbha Mela this year following allegations that the private agencies, who were given the contract in the past to set up stalls, sold the shops at exorbitant prices to poor vendors. Instead, vendors, who had set up stalls, would be allotted […]