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Why PHERIAA is different- in my point of View


Mihir Ranjan Acharya,Director, Odia film PHERIAA come back. Output Head News7, Bhubaneswar I am speaking all these because I want to convey the message what are the interesting points those had been disturbing me to shape this story or film “PHERIAA Come Back”. The film has not come to public forum, hope very soon a preview screening is going to ...

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By Priyaranjan Kar ‘Atibadi’ Jagannatha Das needs no introduction to any Oriya, as his consummate work ‘Bhagabata’ is daily read almost in every household of Orissa. In the history of Oriya literature and culture the name of Jagannatha Das has been immortalized as a leading devotee. His unique creation ‘Srimad Bhagabata’ is a pioneering piece of Oriya literature. It continues of ...

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Akshaya Chandra Ray – In Memoriam


Eminent engineer, Shri Akshaya Chandra Ray passed away on twentieth September at the Apollo hospital, Bhubaneswar.He was seventy-seven years old and had been ailing for some time. Shri Ray had been a meritorious student all through his career. After successfully completing his intermediate in Science at Ravenshaw College, he completed his B.Sc  Engineering from Burla Engineering College. He worked in ...

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‘First satyagrahi’ against Emergency


On June 26, 1975, the morning after the Emergency was proclaimed, Arun Jaitley gathered a group of people and burnt an effigy of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, making him, in his own words, the “first satyagrahi” against the Emergency. He was later arrested under preventive detention and was in custody for a period of 19 months from 1975 to ...

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SUSMA SWARAJ(1952-2019)


Just as the nation was gearing up to celebrate the historic doing away of Article 370, a cloud of gloom has cast its shadow with the passing away of one of the ‘tallest’ standing leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sushma Swaraj. Former and most fondly remembered external affairs minister Swaraj died last night (6 August) in New Delhi ...

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Phoolvari – a gardening startup by high school students gets global recognition through TiE Delhi-NCR’s TiE Young Entrepreneurs Program


New Delhi, 6th August, 2019: Age is no bar for dreaming big. Phoolvari, an innovative gardening startup established by high school students, has proved this with the support of TiE Delhi-NCR, one of the most vibrant chapters across the vast TiE network. Through its global TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) initiative, TiE is giving wings to students’ imagination and acting as a unique ...

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BUSINESS V G Siddhartha Tragedy: Lessons To Learn For India Inc by R Jagannathan


Snapshot When times are tough, you tighten your belt. This applies to the government too, and not just banks and businessmen.This is the time to give beleaguered businessmen the long rope and not tighten the noose. A tax noose flung around businessmen will kill any possibility of an early economic recovery. It would be absurd to link the likely suicide ...

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In  an  unprecedented  mobilization  of  human  resources  for  the  cause  of  wildlife conservation, 560 (five hundred sixty) persons participated surveying and counting weaver birds in the just concluded Odisha Weaver Bird Count 2019. ‘Wild Orissa’ alongwith Odisha Chapter of Indian Bird Conservation Network (IBCN), who have been conducting Weaver Bird Counts in state of Odisha since 2016 annually, organized this ...

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UNION BUDGET 2019-20: Pathway to 5 Trillion Dollar Economy

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman arrives at Parliament House to present the Union Budget 2019-20, in New Delhi on July 05, 2019.

 – Mansukh Mandaviya*  The maiden budget presented by Finance Minister Shrimati Nirmala Sitharaman has struck key chords with the Indian populace and chartered ambitious initiatives and plans for New India’s promising future. This budget was drawn keeping in mind the needs of the upcoming generations and not the upcoming elections. With its mantra being “transform, reform, and perform”, this budget ...

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Snana Yatra :sacred bathing festival held on the full-moon day


It is a sacred bathing festival held on the full-moon day (purnima) of Jyestha month. Devotees believe that all their sins get washed away if they get a sight of Lord Jagannath on this holy day, attracting thousands of pilgrims from all over the world. The bathing platform is situated to the north-east of Ananda Bazar and besides the outer ...

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