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Odia young poet selected for Raza Biennale of Indian Poetry

New Delhi :6/4/17:The Raza Biennale of Indian Poetry,” the three-day event that starts on April 7 is one of the most ambitious projects of the Raza Foundation, set up by the late illustrious artist SH Raza. The biennale is being helmed by Hindi poet and former bureaucrat Ashok Vajpeyi, who is also the foundation’s executive trustee. “We want to bring ...

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Biju Patnaik Legislative Biography

Biju Patnaik Legislative Biography: penned by Ramakant Das released recently By Naveen Pattnaik at New delhi, The Book written on the occasion of Biju Patnaik’s Birth Centenary- 1916-2016. It should be noted that late Shri Biju Patnaik lived 31 years of his eventful life [from 5th March, 1916 to 15th August 1947] during the British Raj and remaining period of ...

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Litterateur Ratnakar Chaini to get Sahitya Bharati Samman

Cuttack: Shri Gangadhar Rath Foundation announced that noted litterateur Ratnakar Chaini will be conferred the Sahitya Bharati Samman for 2016 for outstanding contribution to Odia literature. Chaini has to his credit more than 60 publications which include numerous short stories and plays. Similarly, eminent vocalist and playback singer Pranab Kishor Pattanaik shall be given Gangadhar Rath Smaraki Samman for his ...

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Author Mohit Goyal Scaling New Heights with his Book Colorful Notions: The Roadtrippers 1.0

Author Mohit Goyal Scaling New Heights with his Book Colorful Notions: The Roadtrippers 1.0 Book enters ‘HOT SELLING’ category across charts in India New Delhi, Delhi, India Mohit Goyal is an emerging author based out of New Delhi. Mohit has written his first novel – Colorful Notions: The Roadtrippers 1.0, which was launched by versatile actor Vinay Pathak. The book ...

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Monalisa Jena has been selected for the Kendriya Sahitya Akademi award

Bhubaneswar: Author Monalisa Jena has been selected for the Kendriya Sahitya Akademi award for translation of an Assamese book into ‘Asirbadara Ranga’ in Odia originally penned by Arun Sharma. She had won the Odisha Sahitya Akademi award in 2007 for another Assamese translation ‘Astoraga’.Jena, a Ravenshaw alumnus, has authored several original books too while she has also translated several books ...

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Odisha government today approved a grant of Rs 5 crore to JNU:to set up an Odia language chair in the name of legendary Odia poet Sarala Das.

New Delhi: (ONT Bureau)22/2/17:The Odisha government today approved a grant of Rs 5 crore to Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) at Delhi to set up an Odia language chair in the name of legendary Odia poet Sarala Das. According to sources, Rs 2 crore will be provided to the University in the first phase while the remaining Rs 3 crore will ...

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Jugashree Juganari holds annual function

Bhubaneswar: Odia monthly magazine Jugashree Juganari observed its annual function here on Wednesday with eminent writer Dr Archna Nayak as chief guest. Appreciating the contribution of the magazine’s editor Mamata Mohapatra, Archna said women writers are now more powerful. Dr Binny Sarangi was conferred the Jugashree Juganari Saraswata Samman. Sarla Patri and Biraja Devi got the Shrestha Sampadika Samman and ...

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MoU signed between Publications Division and Sasta Sahitya Mandal

New Delhi(PIB)14/2/17:Publications Division, a Media Unit under Ministry of Information & Broadcasting and Sasta Sahitya Mandal (SSM) has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for joint publication of books on heroes of freedom struggle, cultural leaders and other eminent personalities who worked towards Nation development. The agreement is a joint initiative between the two organisations to sensitise the young ...

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JAJNASENI-Novel by Pratibha Ray

“A creature is bound by the triple thread of the three gunas : sattva, rajas and tamas. Tamas gives birth to attachment. From rajas comes addiction and desire. Sattva produces purity. If tamas and rajas were shackles of iron, then sattva was a chain of gold. Therefore, even though the desire to reach svarg through the Himalayas was sattvik, it ...

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INDIA ART BOOK FAIR

21st January, 2017: The New Delhi Art Book Fair is all set to give India its first own art book fair on 22nd, 23rd and 24th November, 2017 with support and in collaboration with India Habitat Center, New Delhi. NDABF draws its inspiration from the passion of its founders for books of literature, of visual arts, of architecture, of photography, ...

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