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History of Odisha represents the historical strength of entire India: PM

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi releasing the Hindi translation of the book ‘Odisha Itihaas’ written by ‘Utkal Keshari’ Dr. Harekrushna Mahtab, in New Delhi on April 09, 2021.
	The Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan is also seen.

Newdelhi:9/4/21:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi released the Hindi translation of the book ‘Odisha Itihaas’ written by ‘Utkal Keshari’ Dr. Harekrushna Mahtab. The book, available in Odia and English so far, has been translated into Hindi by Shri. Shankarlal Purohit. Union Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan and Shri Bhartruhari Mahtab MP(LS), Cuttack were also present on the occasion. Speaking on the ...

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PM to release Hindi Version of Odisha Itihaas by Dr. Harekrushna Mahtab on 9th April 2021

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Newdelhi:7/4/21:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will release the Hindi translation of the book ‘Odisha Itihaas’ written by ‘Utkal Keshari’ Dr. Harekrushna Mahtab on 9th April 2021 at 12 noon from Ambedkar International Center, Janpath, New Delhi. The book, available in Odia and English so far, has been translated into Hindi by Shri. Shankarlal Purohit. Union Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan and ...

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Swagatika Swain receives the First Akshaya Upanyasa Puraskar

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Bhubaneswar:2/4/21: The First Akshaya Upanayasa Puraskar, instituted by the Pratibha Ray Foundation Trust was conferred on writer Swagatika Swain for her novel “Drohakala” in an elegant ceremony at Jaydev Bhawan, Bhubaneswar.on 30th March. The award has been instituted in memory of eminent engineer Shri Akshaya Chandra Ray, the founder of renowned publishing house Adya Prakashani. Vice-president of the Trust, Dr Adyasha ...

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An interview with Swagatika Swain winner of the 2021 Akshaya Chandra Ray Memorial Award for her Odia novel “Drohakala”

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 (The Pratibha Ray Foundation Trust has instituted the  First Akshaya Chandra Ray Memorial Award in memory of eminent engineer Late  Akshaya Chandra Ray, the founder of renowned publishing House Adya Prakashani, Bhubaneswar) On behalf of Odisha News-Times, Ashok Palit interviewed Swagatika Swain to know about her  feelings   and journey in the field of  literature Congratulations! You are the recipient of the “First Akshaya Chandra Ray Memorial ...

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First Akshaya Chandra Ray Memorial Award to go to writer Swagatika Swain

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Bhubaneswar:16/3/21:The Pratibha Ray Foundation Trust has announced that the First Akshaya Chandra Ray Memorial Award will be conferred on writer Swagatika Swain for her novel “Drohakala”. The award has been instituted in memory of eminent engineer Late  Akshaya Chandra Ray, the founder of renowned publishing house Adya Prakashani. Vice-president of the Trust, Dr. Adyasha Das informed that fifteen books of writers ...

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Two litterateurs to get Akademi awards

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Bhubaneswar13/3/21:: Ramachandra Nayak and Chandrasekhar Hota from Odisha won Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award 2020, the organisation announced today. Nayak was selected for Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2020 in stories genre for ‘Bana Deula Re Suna Neula’. Similarly, Hota won Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2020 for ‘Chetanara Anwesana’ in essay genre. The Bal Sahitya Puraskar and Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar comprise casket ...

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Rajkamal Prakashan presents books to PAC jawans to commemorate Renu’s birth centenary

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New Delhi:7/3/21: Rajkamal Prakashan on Wednesday presented books to the police personals of the 41st Battalion of the Provincial Armed Forces, Uttar Pradesh, to commemorate the birth centenary of Phaniswanath Renu,  one of the most successful and influential writers of modern Hindi literature. Led by Ashok Maheshwari, Managing Director of Rajkamal Prakashan, along with Commandant Bharti Singh, PSC 41st Battalion, and senior writer Maitreyi Pushpa, books ...

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MATRIBHASHA DIWAS CELEBRATED AT IIT BHUBANESHWAR

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Bhubaneshwar:25/2/21 Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneshwar celebrated the Matribhasha Diwas to commemorate the “Fostering multilingualism for inclusion in education and society”, the theme observed by UNESCO this year to promote the use of mother tongues for fuller awareness of the linguistic and cultural traditions throughout the world. The Ministry of Education is celebrating it as “Matribhasha Diwas” all over India with ...

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There are so many things that I still want to do: Author of bestseller, ‘Crazy Rich Asians’, Kevin Kwan

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Jaipur:25/2/21:Self-professed “observer” Kevin Kwan is back with his fourth novel titled Sex and Vanity. While he is still cherishing the overwhelming success of his bestselling, translated and movie-adapted novel, Crazy Rich Asians, he spoke about Sex and Vanity being inspired by E.M. Forster’s A Room With A View. In conversation with author Shunali Khullar Shroff, who has shone a light into Indian society, writing on feminism, hierarchy, travel and ...

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“Books play a major role in making future generations feel connected to their roots”: Satya Pattanaik

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Satya Pattanaik, Director, Black Eagle Books, (Dublin, Ohio) is a reputed poet and translator. The hallmark of his poetry is the usage of words in a transcendental language of the senses, steeped in a flavor that is intensely Odia. He immigrated to USA on 21st October 1998 as an Information Technology professional. While studying at Ravenshaw College, his first poem ...

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