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Poetry collection ‘The Painted Silence’ Unveiled

  Bhubaneswar:27/8/18: “Poetry is a mixture of everything – love, betrayal, sorrow, happiness, loneliness and materialistic life. Living with poetry is more important than writing it down,” said Akhil Kumar Mishra at the launching ceremony of his maiden poetry collection ‘The Painted Silence’ here on Sunday. Releasing the book as chief guest, noted bilingual poet Bibhu Padhi said, “The first ...

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Veteran journalist and author Kuldip Nayar passes away at 95

Newdelhi:23/8/18;Senior journalist, author and human rights activist Kuldip Nayar died at a hospital in New Delhi. He was 95, his family said on Thursday. Nayar breathed his last at the Escorts Hospital at 12.30 a.m. The cremation will take place at 1 p.m. on Thursday afternoon. Born on August 14, 1923, in Sialkot (Pakistan), Nayar was among the country’s first ...

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Former minister and eminent writer Jadunath Das Mohapatra Passesd away

Bhubaneswar:21/8/18: Former minister and eminent writer Jadunath Das Mohapatra died at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. He was 90. The former education minister’s son, daughter and relatives were present at his bedside when he breathed his last today afternoon. Das Mohapatra was admitted to the private hospital on Sunday due to kidney-related ailments. Born on March 1, 1929, ...

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All India Writers Meet organised by Central Sahitya Akademi was commenced at picturesque Aizawl

Aizawl(Mizoram}20/8/18:All India Writers Meet, organised by Central Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, at picturesque Aizawl, the capital city of Mizoram. The two-day Meet was formally inaugurated by Haraprasad Das, eminent Odia poet, thinker and critic after a very illuminating keynote address to a gathering of writers from across the country. Senior writers of the major states, besides half a dozen of ...

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NALCO taken a step further towards the promotion of art and culture by signing a MOU with Vrindaban Gurukul Trust

Bhubaneswr:17/8/18:National Aluminium Company limited, the Odisha-based Navratna CPSE, under Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India, has a taken a step further towards the promotion of art and culture by signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Vrindaban Gurukul Trust of Flute Maestro Padma Vibhushan Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia. This MoU aims at providing a platform for industry-culture interface, which would take the ...

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President Awards the Certificate of Honour and Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman for the Year 2018:Classical Odia Language not able to Get any Award

Newdelhi:15/8/18:The President is pleased to award the Certificate of Honour to the following scholars of Sanskrit, Persian, Arabic, Pali, Prakrit, Classical Oriya, Classical Kannada, Classical Telugu and Classical Malayalam for the year 2018. SANSKRIT   1. Dr. SamudralaVenkataRangaRamanujacharyulu 2. Dr. RaghuvirVedalankar 3. Prof. Jayprakash Narayan Dwivedi 4. Dr. Vasantkumar M. Bhatt 5. Dr. BaldevanandSagar 6. Dr. Virendra Kumar Mishra 7. ...

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Odisha Governor released the Odia edition of ‘Exam Warriors’written by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Bhubaneswar:13/8/18: Odisha Governor Professor Ganeshi Lal released the Odia edition of ‘Exam Warriors’, a book written by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a function held today at Jaydev Bhawan here. Addressing the audience Governor Ganeshi Lal said that, a common student can be a superman with his strong determination and will power. With 25 super mantras, advice to parents and ...

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Jindal Art Institute Inaugurated

Bhubaneswar / New Delhi, 12th August, 2018:  The inaugural showcase of Jindal Art Institute (JAI) began today with the lighting of the lamp by Smt. Savitri Jindal, Chairperson Emeritus, JSPL along with Smt. Shallu Jindal, Founder JAI and Shri Naveen Jindal, Chairman, JSPL. Rajya Sabha MP Padma Vibhushan Shri Raghunath Mahapatra was also present to grace the occasion. Jindal Art Institute is the ...

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Ministry of Water Resources has announced Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puraskar Pao

Newdelhi:8/8/18:The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation announced the winners for the first fortnight of the Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puraskar Pao contest that was launched on 10th July 2018. Sh. Shreshth Sahu from Varanasi, Sh. Satish Mewada from Bhopal and Sh. Gopal Kumar Prajapati from Bokaro have secured the first, second and third positions respectively for the period 10th July ...

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Autobiography of most respected photo-journalists of Odisha Hruday Nath Das was released

Cuttack:7/8/18:Autobiography of H.N. Das (Hruday Nath Das, born 1928), one of the most respected photo-journalists of Odisha titled ‘Utha Paka Jeebana’ was released on 6 August 2018 at Cuttack. H N Das has worked as a free lance photo-journalist for over 60 years for several Odia, English and Hindi newspapers including English daily Amrita Bazar Patrika and Odia Daily Samaja. ...

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