Author Archives: Sagarika Satapathy

Dibrugarh University Confers Honorary D.Litt. on Achyuta Samanta

Dibrugarh University-D.Litt digree-Achyuta Samanta 1

Dibrugarh University (DU) of Assam conferred D.Litt. Honoris Causa on eminent educationist and social activist Prof. Achyuta Samanta of Odisha at a special convocation held on 22nd March 2017. The honour was to be given at the 16th convocation ceremony of the University on 10th March, but Prof. Samanta could not join the ceremony due to unavoidable circumstances. The ViceContinue Reading…

Pyari Mohapatra’s mortal remains consigned to flames

Pyari Mohapatra's mortal remains

Mortal remains of the Former Rajya Sabha MP Pyari Mohan Mohapatra were consigned to flames at Satyanagar crematorium in Bhubaneswar today evening. Top leaders, well wishers and his followers, including family members attended the funeral. The body of  bureaucrat-cum-parliamentarian arrived at Biju Patnaik International Airport today afternoon and kept at his Saheed Nagar-based residence forContinue Reading…

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu launches various Rail Infra Services in Odisha

Suresh Prabhu-Rail Infra Projects in Odisha

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday laid foundation stones and inaugurated various projects at the Bhubaneswar railway station in the presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and other ministers. The Railway Minister flagged off extensions of Khurda Road-Rajsunakhala passenger up to Bolagarh Road station and Rourkela-Bhubaneswar Rajyarani Express up toContinue Reading…

Evening News Headlines (March 20, 2017)

Nizamuddin clerics-Sushma Swaraj

* Senior BJP leader Chandan Mitra says Pyarimohan Mohapatra planned for BJD-BJP break-up. * 5 Naxals arrested by police and CRPF from Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh. * GoI to merge Bharatiya Mahila Bank with State Bank of India for better banking services outreach to women. * Missing Hazrat Nizamuddin clerics Syed Asif Nizami and NazimContinue Reading…

Suresh Prabhu, Dharmendra Pradhan pay tributes to PyariMohan at his Residence

Suresh Prabhu, Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu & Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan paid tributes to Pyari Mohan Mohapatra at his Saheed Nagar residence. Paying his condolences to Mohapatra’s family Suresh Prabhu said, ‘My deep condolences to the family. May his soul rest in peace.’ The Railways Minister is in Odisha to inaugurate and lay foundation stone ofContinue Reading…

India vs Australia 3rd Test ends in a Draw; Series levelled at 1-1

India vs Australia, 3rd Test

The third Test match between India and Australia ended in a draw in Ranchi after Australia finished their second innings on 204/6 at the end of Day 5. The right-handed batsman Cheteshwar Pujara declared man of the match for his brilliant double century. The four match series is now tied at 1-1 with the lastContinue Reading…

Odisha CM pays Homage to departed Leader Pyarimohan at Bhubaneswar Airport

Homage to Pyarimohan-Naveen Patnaik

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik paid his last respects to bureaucrat-cum-parliamentarian Pyari Mohan Mohapatra at Biju Patnaik International Airport. Besides Patnaik, BJD Ministers including Law Minister Arun Sahu, Finance Minister Pradip Amat, Higher Education Minister Pradip Panigrahi, Energy Minister Pranab Prakash Das, Industries Minister Debi Prasad Mishra, Women & Child Welfare Minister Usha Devi, BJDContinue Reading…

Afternoon News Headlines (March 20, 2017)

Yumnam Khemchand

* Mortal remains of late Pyarimohan Mohapatra arrives at Bhubaneswar airport; CM Naveen Patnaik, BJD ministers & leaders pay their last tributes. * Odisha Pakhala Dibasa celebrated by Odias Worldwide. * Union Cabinet approves 4 key GST bills, to be introduced in Parliament soon. * Yumnam Khemchand of BJP elected as Speaker of Manipur Assembly.Continue Reading…

Pyarimohan proves his mettle, occupies special place in Odisha Politics: Patnaik

Naveen Patnaik

In praise of late Ex-Rajya Sabha MP, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said that Pyarimohan Mohapatra created a niche for himself in Odisha politics. Speaking to media persons on Monday the Chief Minister said Pyarimohan Mohapatra had a distinguished career as a civil servant. He have proved his mettle through his organisational skills and isContinue Reading…

Odisha Pakhala Dibasa celebrated by Odias Worldwide

Odisha - Pakhala Dibasa

In a move to promote Odia food and welcome summer with Odisha’s traditional food, people of Odisha are celebrating 20 March as ‘Pakhala Dibasa’. This day is declared Pakhala Dibasa (Universal Pakhala Day) by Odias worldwide to glorify the delicacy. Thousands of Odias working all over the world has not lost appetite for this foodContinue Reading…