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World Congress of Poets in Bhubaneswar would be held on October 2019

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Bhubaneswar:11/11/18: After Hockey World Cup 2018, the denizens of State capital will witness another international event here next year. A delegation of World Academy of Arts & Culture led by Ernesto Kahan met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at State Secretariat on Saturday to discuss for holding the World Congress of Poets in Bhubaneswar in October 2019. During the meeting, Patnaik ...

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Odisha Chief Minister launched the Odia Bhasa Brutti Puraskar

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Bhubaneswar:5/11/18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday launched the Odia Bhasa Brutti Puraskar (Odia language scholarship award) to encourage the students of Odisha in learning Odia language and culture. In a video conferencing session held at the State Secretariat here, the Chief Minister gave away the Odia Bhasa Brutti to 3549 meritorious students who have scored more marks in Odia ...

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Sporting Superstars making Ekamra Sports Literature Festival made the event a grand success.

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Bhubaneswar:3/11/18:With a spectacular Day One of the Ekamra Sports Literature Festival setting the stage for an exciting amalgamation of sports and literature, the concluding Day Two took the bar of insightful discussions even higher. Ace sprinter Ben Johnson, author Richard Moore, the champion wrestlers of India Vinesh Phogat, Yogeshwar Dutt and Bajrang Punia, Javelin’s poster boy Neeraj Chopra, swimming champion ...

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Meeting of Bhubaneswar Town Official Language Implementation Committee (Undertakings) at NALCO

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Bhubaneswr:28/120/18:The 9th half-yearly meeting of Bhubaneswar Town Official Language Implementation Committee (Undertakings) was organized yesterday at NALCO’s Corporate Office. The meeting was presided over by Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD, NALCO. Shri Basant Kumar Thakur, Director (HR), NALCO, Shri P.K. Mahapatra, General Manager, BSNL, Shri Suresh Chandra Hota, Director, Airport Authority of India, Shri Chandan Kumar, General Manager, ITDC, Shri ...

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The 100th EDITION OF Pratibha Ray’S JAGYASENI (ODIA) goes to press

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. Bhubaneswar:27/10/18he 100th EDITION OF Pratibha Ray’S JAGYASENI (ODIA) goes to press:A milestone moment for Adya Prakashanee .   The book has been translated into various languages, including English, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Assamese,Gujarati,Sanskrit, Bengali, Nepali and Hungarian. “Pratibha Ray’s meteoric rise to national fame flows mostly from her Yagnaseni (Daughter of Yagnasena in the Mahabharat) which epitomizes the famed Mahabharat heroine Draupadi ...

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Odia poet Jayadratha Suna received the Yuva Puraskar for 2018

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Manipur:26/10/18: Odia poet Jayadratha Suna received the Yuva Puraskar for 2018 on Friday. The event was organised by Kendra Sahitya Akademi at the Tribal Research Institute Conference Hall in Imphal, Manipur. Jayadratha is a native of Kalahandi. He received this award for his debut poetry collection Sosha (The Thirst), which was published in 2017. The award comprises a casket containing an ...

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Poet Satrughna Pandav was bestowed with the prestigious Sarala Puraskar

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Bhubaneswar: 26/10/18: Poet Satrughna Pandav on Friday was bestowed with the prestigious Sarala Puraskar instituted by IMFA’s charitable wing IMPaCT. Pandav was felicitated with a cash award of Rs 5 lakh and a citation at a special function held in Bhubaneswar today. He received the Sarala Puraskar for his poetry collection ‘Misra Dhrupad.’ “It is a great feeling to be ...

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Odisha Chief Minister launched a new web portal of Odia Virtual Academy

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Bhubaneswar:26/10/18: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched a new web portal of Odia Virtual Academy (www.ova.gov.in) to promote the Odia language and literature. Launching the web portal, the CM said, “I was delighted to dedicate the Virtual Academy that will promote our language, literature and culture across the world. Our Odia is one of the finest classical languages of ...

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Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony for 2014, 2015 & 2016 announced

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Newdelhi:25/10/18:The Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony for the years 2014, 2015 & 2016 is being conferred   on the doyen of Manipuri dance Sh. Rajkumar Singhajit Singh; Chhayanaut (a cultural organization of Bangladesh) and on one of India’s greatest sculptors, Sh. Ram Vanji Sutar, respectively.The Jury under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister, Sh Narendra Modi and comprising of the Chief Justice ...

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Smt. Prativa Roy is the New Chairperson of Bharatiya Jnanpith Selection Board.

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Bhubaneswar:7/10/18:Known for her fight against caste and religious discrimination, Pratibha Ray, who won prestigious Jnanpith Award in 2011, being  assumed as  the New Chairperson of Bharatiya Jnanpith Selection Board.Pratibha Ray  was the first Odia woman and fourth Odia writer to get the Jnanpith Award,Earlier Gopinath Mohanty (1973), Sachidananda Routray (1986) and Sitakant Mohapatra (1993) were conferred the honour.Pratibha Ray was born to a Gandhian teacher ...

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