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Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan unveiled the book ‘Hockey Hai Zindegi’


Bhubaneswar: Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan unveiled the book ‘Hockey Hai Zindegi’ (Amazing journey of Odisha’s Tribal Hockey Players) authored by Satyendar Pal Singh at a special programme organised by National Yuva Cooperative Society (NYCS) here. Among others hockey Team India Captain Manpreet Singh, Chairman NYCS, Rajesh Pande, Hockey Olympian, Lazarus Barla, Author and ...

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Indian Railway employee conferred with prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award for his novel “Marom” in Santhali language


Newdelhi:11/12/18:Shri Shyam Sundar Besra, Chief Inspector of Ticket working in Asansol Division of Eastern Railway has been conferred the coveted Sahitya Akademi Award. He has been awarded for his novel “Marom” in Santhali language which is primarily based upon natural, social, economic and political conditions of Santhal Pargana. The novel highlights the situation emerged after the two main industrial development ...

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Dr. Dasarathi Das will receive the Sahitya Akademi Award for his book ‘Prasanga Puruna Bhabana Nua’


NEWDELHI5/12/18:: As many as three littérateurs from Odisha have been selected for the prestigious Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award-2018. Noted writer Dr. Dasarathi Das will receive the Sahitya Akademi Award for his book ‘Prasanga Puruna Bhabana Nua’.   Dr. Gaganendranath Das Similarly, Dr. Gaganendranath Das will be bestowed with the Sahitya Akademi Bhasha Samman. Likewise, Dr. Prafulla Tripathy and Haladhar Nag will be conferred with the Kosali-Sambalpuri ...

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Sahitya Akademi has announced the Bhasha Sammans


NEWDELHI:5/12/18:Sahitya Akademi  has  announced  the  Bhasha Sammans  to  the  below writers/scholars in recognition of their significant contributions in the field of Classical and Medieval Literature and also in Unrecognized Languages.Each Bhasha Samman carries a cash prize of (  1,00,000) an inscribed copper plaque and citation. The Samman will be presented to the Awardees by the President of Sahitya Akademi at a special ...

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Sahitya Akademi announced its annual Sahitya Akademi Awards in 24 languages


New  Delhi,  05  December  2018.    Sahitya  Akademi   announced   its annual Sahitya  Akademi  Awards  in 24  languages  today.  Seven  books  of poetry,  Six of novel, Six of short  stories,  Three  of literary criticism  and Two of essays  have won the Sahitya Akademi  Awards  2018 The    Awards    were    recommended     by   distinguished     Jury    members representing   24  Indian  languages   and  approved  by the  Executive ...

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Book Release – ‘Blue Waters Ahoy!’ Chronicling the Indian Navy’s History from 2001-10


Newdelhi:4/12/18:Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC Chief of the Naval Staff, released a book titled ‘Blue Waters Ahoy!’ – chronicling the Indian Navy’s History from 2001-10. The unveiling was a part of an At Home function held at the Navy House in the presence of His Excellency, Sh. Ramnath Kovind, the President of India and the Supreme Commander of the ...

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Yojana issue on ‘Digital India’ released


Newdelhi:30/11/18:Digital India initiatives have gone beyond political barriers. No State or Central Government has opposed the new initiative of Modi Government that has potential to change India. Union Minister of Electronics & IT and Law & Justice, Sh. Ravi Shankar Prasad said this today while releasing Yojana Magazine special issue on Digital India. He however added that digital medium has ...

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President of India Receives the First Copy of the book “Making of New India”


Newdelhi:27/11/18:The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, received the first copy of the book “Making of New India: Transformation under Modi Government”, from Shri Arun Jaitley, Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs. Shri Jaitley formally released it at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (November 27, 2018). Speaking on the occasion, the President said that contemporary governance has played a vital role ...

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Noted writer, social activist & Former Member of Rajya Sabha Baishnab Charan Parida passed away


Bhubaneswar:22/11/18: Former Member of Rajya Sabha, Baishnab Charan Parida passed away on Thursday at the age of 77.He was elected to Rajya Sabha in July 2010 and his term ended on 1 July 2016. He fought to bring the Odisha Official Language Act, 1954. Parida, who is a politician, writer, and social activist,  died on Thursday morning while undergoing treatment ...

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Dr Jitendra Singh releases book ‘Radio Kashmir – In Times of Peace & War’


Newdelhi:20/11/18:The Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Enrgy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh released a book titled ‘Radio Kashmir – In Times of Peace & War’ written by Dr Rajesh Bhat, here today. Dr Jitendra Singh congratulated the author of the book and appreciated his efforts for writing ...

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