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No Odisha JEE for Engineering from 2014

Odisha will no longer conduct its own JEE (state-level joint entrance examination) in engineering from next year 2014. Authorities decided to adopt the JEE-Main score to select students for admission to tech schools. Other than Odisha, Gujarat and Maharashtra have also decided to adopt JEE-Main. West Bengal is expected to adopt it from 2015-16. The […]

Prime Minister cancels Odisha visit

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s scheduled visit to Odisha today (November 2) has been cancelled, sources from PMO said. The fresh date on his Odisha tour will be finalised soon, sources added. According to the earlier information, the Prime Minister was scheduled to come to Odisha to have an aerial look at the Phailin and flood-affected […]

Kali Puja 2013 in Odisha celebration

Kali Puja, the festival of lights, is uniquely celebrated in Odisha. In the evening, all the homes are decorated and lighted with rows of earthen lamps. Crackers are burst, sweets are relished and distributed. It could be similar to Diwali Festival anywhere else in India. Some people, especially in the business community, observe it as […]

Bhubaneswar airport now International

The Union cabinet on Wednesday accorded international status to the Bhubaneswar Biju Patnaik airport. It was a long standing demand of the Odisha government that international flights be started from the airport to help boost the tourism potential of the state. The release added, the Biju Patnaik Airport in Bhubaneswar belongs to Airport Authority of […]

Grades not divisions in matric exam 2014

Before there was divisions in Matric results i.e. First, Second, Third division and Fail. Any of the four was written on a student’s mark-sheet and main certificate. But now Odisha government has decided to replace divisions with grades in the matriculation examination to reduce stress levels and unhealthy competition among students. Students will be evaluated […]

Oriya Calendar 2014 download free

After two months, we will step into a new year. Now everyone is searching for oriya calendar 2014. Some are eager to know about dates of odia festivals, some about marriage dates and some about auspicious days in 2014 to start any new venture. You can download Kohinoor 2014 calendar free from here for all […]

Sania attended Press Club Odisha event

Ace tennis player, Sania Mirza was at Bhubaneswar on Sunday. She was invited by The Press Club of Odisha to participate in an event arranged by them at Mayfair Hotel. She was the chief guest here to speak on “Women in Sports – The Way Ahead”. Talking about the challenges women face in sports and […]

IND vs AUS Barabati ODI called off

The fifth One-Day International between India and Australia was called off without a ball being bowled on Saturday (October 26). The formalities were completed after an 11am inspection of the Barabati Stadium by Nigel Llong, S Ravi, and C Shamsuddin, the umpires. “In this scenario, we intend to refund the money to the ticket holders […]

Odisha flood situation worsens

At least 10 people were feared killed and 95,000 evacuated as the flood situation worsened in Odisha following incessant rain in most parts of the state for the fifth consecutive day on Friday. Of the ten deaths, 6, including 4 members of a family were killed in wall collapse in Jagatsinghpur district and four others […]