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Noted Odia film maker and actor Prasanta Nanda’s book on Odia film industry was released

New Delhi, 28/128/19: Noted Odia film maker and actor Prasanta Nanda’s book on Odia film industry was released with the author presenting the first copy to Vice President Venkaiah Naidu. The book in Odia titled as “Chalachitra Purana” (Chronicle of Odia Film) contains several unexplored facts of Odia film industry from 1936 up to 2014. Writing about the direction in ...

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Tarun Kanti Mishra will receive the Kendra Sahitya Akademi award for his book Bhaswati

Bhubaneswar:21/12/19:Famed Odia writer and former chief secretary of Odisha Tarun Kanti Mishra will receive the Kendra Sahitya Akademi award in Odia category for 2019. Mishra will get the prestigious award for his book Bhaswati, Sahitya Akademi Secretary K Sreenivasa Rao said Wednesday. “The awards were recommended by distinguished jury members representing 23 Indian languages and approved by the Executive Board ...

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Eminent writer Pratibha Ray would be conferred with the coveted Sarala Award

Bhubaneswar:26/11/19 Eminent writer Pratibha Ray would be conferred with the coveted Sarala Award at a special function scheduled to be held on December 8, 2019. Ray will receive the award from Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhushan Harichandan. Ray was also the first woman to win the Moortidevi Award in 1991 for her magnum opus ‘Yajnaseni’. She is also the recipient of Sarala Award in 1990 for ...

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Odisha Chief Minister inaugurated the 32nd All India Santali Writers’ Conference

Bhubaneswar: 24/11/19 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik  had inaugurated the 32nd All India Santali Writers’ Conference by wishing the participants ‘Jatkage Jahar’ in Santali  on  23rd,November “I am very happy to participate in the 32nd All India Santali Writers’ Conference,” said Patnaik inaugurating the conference at the Rabindra Mandap here. The Chief Minister took the opportunity to pay rich tributes to Pandit ...

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Burning Mountains:A collection of short stories by Ms Gayatri Saraf: Book review

  One who has a roof over his head enjoys the rain romantically but one who soaks in the rain for want of a roof does not see any romance in it. Gayatri Saraf, a noted short story writer in Odia, a Central Sahitya Academy award winner, belongs to western Odisha. She has seen the poverty of people there from ...

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik unveiled the book ‘Majestic Mara’

Bhubaneswar:16/11/19:  Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik unveiled the book ‘Majestic Mara’ in Bhubaneswar today. The travelogue features Puri Gajapati’s rich illustrations and memoirs from his expedition at Maasai Mara National Reserve in southwestern Kenya. It showcases beautiful shots by professional photographers — Asish Dhir, Dillip Dhir Samant and Amarjyoti Singhdeo — from Odisha during their 8-day tour last year. The ...

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Odisha Chief Minister released a travelogue titled “Prachurjyara Elakare Gotia Masa”.

Bhubaneswar:15/11/19: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday released a travelogue written by Biswamohan Patnaik titled “Prachurjyara Elakare Gotia Masa”. The book was released at the Lok Seva Bhawan in Bhubaneswar. Describing the book to be attractive to students from schools and colleges, the Odisha CM also stated it to be beneficial. This travelogue by Biswamohan Patnaik which is in coffee ...

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Odisha Sangeet Natak Akademi awards for the year 2017-18 and 2018-19 was conferred

Bhubaneswar:14/11/19: The Odisha Sangeet Natak Akademi awards for the year 2017-18 and 2018-19 was conferred  to the Artistes excelling in their respective fields on 13 th november, The Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja Award, the top award of the Akademi  was conferred to Renowned Odissi vocalist Dr Shyamamani Devi and Daskathia maestro Upendra Panigrahi Award of the Akademi for the year 2017-18., other artistes was ...

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‘Courts of India: Past to Present’ has been released by Chief Justice of India

Guwahati:10/11/19; Chief Justice of India Justice Ranjan Gogoi released the Assamese version of the book ‘Courts of India: Past to Present’ in Guwahati on Sunday. Releasing the book published by the Publication Division, Mr. Gogoi termed it as the architecture of justice. He said, the book fabulously explains the Indian justice system. The Chief Justice of India also emphasized that ...

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Noted writer Dr Pradeep Dash has been conferred 40th ‘Sarala Puraskar’

Bhubaneswar26/10/19: Noted  writer  Dr Pradeep Dash has been conferred 40th ‘Sarala Puraskar’ for his poetry work ‘Charu Chibar O Charjya’ at the Sarala Award function held in Bhubaneswar this evening. Gracing the award function as the chief guest, Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal presented the award to the eminent poet along with a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh and a certificate.Besides, ...

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