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Gopinath Mohanty-The Gentle Colossus of Post-Independence Indian Literature


Author: Srikanta Mohapatra Gopinath Mohanty is the most important Odia Novelist after Fakir Mohan Senapati. His novels Paraja, Amrutara Santana, Danapani, Laya Bilaya and MatiMatala are major odia novels and make him an outstanding novelist in post-independence Indian literature. Paraja, Danapani and Laya Bilaya have already been published in English translation. The first major novel Paraja was published in 1945, ...

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Did Matira Manisha & Mala Janha create new wave in Odia cinema?


To many Indian filmgoers today, Mrinal Sen is a cult hero. He has managed to transform a very commonplace film style into a socially relevant, politically committed cinema. For a long time, the Bengali cinema has been quite removed from social realism and relevance. Even Satyajit Ray, Bengal’s internationally famed director, has seemed content to portray India from the artist’s ...

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Piped Gas for Coming Soon


Odisha, UP, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal will be benefited In what may boost the infrastructure development of eastern India and help the country move towards a gas-based economy, the government has decided to provide a viability gap funding of 40% to GAIL (India) Ltd to construct the Jagdishpur-Haldia and Bokaro-Dhamra gas pipeline project. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) ...

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Odisha govt to conduct OSSTET for teachers’ recruitment

Bhubaneswar: With a large number of teaching posts laying vacant in different schools across Odisha, the state government has decided to conduct Odisha Secondary School Teachers’ Eligibility Test (OSSTET) for recruitment of high school teachers. This was stated by School and Mass Education Minister Debi Prasad Mishra here today. He said the state government has formulated guidelines for OSSTET which ...

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Complete special summary revision of electoral roll by Jan 1: EC tells CEOs


Bhubaneswar:  To ensure error-free electoral roll of the current year, the Election Commission (EC) of India has directed chief electoral officers (CEOs) of all states to complete the special summary revision programme by January 1, 2017, so that the final draft electoral of the year 2017 will be published on January 5. Acting on the EC directive, CEO, Odisha, DN ...

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Free Wi-Fi at Cuttack Railway Station from this Puja


Bhubaneswar: As a part of an ambitious project towards Digital India Initiative by the Indian Railways, Wi-Fi services will be provided at Cuttack Railway Station during Durga Puja in October this year. With this, Cuttack Railway Station will become one of the major railway stations in the country to have high speed internet facility for its thousands of passengers who travel ...

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Bhubaneswar the Capital of Odisha Needs Urgently Environment Friendly Developments


Centuries back the kings of Odisha (Kalinga) and in recent period in early 20th century, Bhubaneswar was selected as the capital of the state because of its favorable location, natural beauty, soothing climate, availability of vast land space and abundant fresh water resources. When Bhubaneswar was selected as the capital of Odisha in 1936, it was full of green trees, ...

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