Odisha bags ‘Tourism Leadership Award’

BHUBANESWAR, FEB 19 Odisha has won the ‘Tourism Leadership Award’ at a recent event in Mumbai, a senior state government official said today. Odisha Tourism bagged the honour at the Global MICE & Luxury Travel Congress and Awards, he said. The award was received by Assistant Director of Odisha Tourism, Sunil Kumar Patnaik, on behalf […]

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Thousands take holy dip at chandrabhaga on Magha Mela

Bhubaneswar, Feb 12 Thousands of people took a holy dip in an artificial lake where the mythical Chandrabhaga river once flowed and offered prayers to Sun God near Konark in Puri district early Tuesday to mark the annual ‘Magha Mela’. People take the holy dip on the 7th day of Magha month of the Hindu […]

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Eminent Odia filmmaker Chakradhar Sahu no more

Bhubaneswar, Feb 6 Well-known Ollywood producer and director Chakradhar Sahu passed away early today at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here. He was 58. Sahu has been suffering from rheumatoid arthritis for quite some time. He was admitted to the Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) and later shifted to AMRI Hospital a […]

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No alternative to Mother’s affection: Manoj Das

Bhubaneswar, Jan 6 Mother is the symbol of belief and there is no alternative of mother’s affection, said eminent writer Prof. Manoj Das here on Sunday. Das who was honoured with first ‘Nilimarani Literary Award 2019’ during the 16th Kadambini literary festival and 11th Patrika Hat by Kadambini media on Sunday, said, ‘The award I […]

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Book reading on SD Burman befitting curtain raiser to Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Literary Meet

Bhubaneswar, Jan 6 Readings from a book SD Burman: The Prince Musician, engaging conversation and snatches of evergreen music were a befitting curtain-raiser to the fourth edition of the Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Literary Meet (TSBLM) at Bocca Café in the city today. Authors Balaji Vittal and Anirudha Bhattacharjee talked about their book, SD Burman: The […]

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No threat to Konark Sun Temple; neither any plain stone used: Sharma

Bhubaneswar, Dec 10 Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma Monday said there was no threat to the 13th Century Sun Temple at Konark, an Unesco Heritage site. Sharma said this after a review meeting attended by the officials of Odisha government, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), experts and other stake holders here. The Union Minister agreed […]

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Storytellers mesmerize audience at Bhufesto

BHUBANESWAR, DEC 10 Sixteen storytellers and their troupe from all over the world mesmerized the audience of the Capital City during the one of its kind International Storytelling Festival – BhuFeSto here. Children from 15 schools in the city and their parents turned up in hundreds over the course of the festival to listen to […]

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Shreya Ghoshal enthralls music lovers at .FEST

BHUBANESWAR, DEC 8 On Day 8 of .FEST (Bhubaneswar City Festival), music lovers were mesmerized by Shreya Ghoshal, the songstress known for her soulful playback singing, as she gave an amazing performance for audiences at the festival. The evening commenced with a brilliant performance by singing sensation from Odisha, Sonam Dash. Today, .FEST drew in […]

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Aruna Mohanty’s ‘Sapta Barna’ leaves audience spellbound at .FEST

BHUBANESWAR, DEC 5 The ongoing .FEST (Bhubaneswar City Festival) continues to offer audiences a one of a kind experience with visitors attending in thousands every day. Day 5 presented a sensational dance production by Odissi exponent Aruna Mohanty. The renowned performer and guru wowed audiences with poise and elegance in a show performed by 80 […]

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