My First Month without You­…

Bishu Priya Sarangi

“A being is not alive by breath but by his/her benevolence”, believes Pushpanjali Sarangi. The most magnetic women I have ever seen – my Maa (mother), Late Bishnu Priya Sarangi. She led an amazing life with high moral values till her last breath. Decorated with zero makeup, nix dieting, with average structure, never show offContinue Reading…

Bimal Barik – Symbol of growing fanaticism in IT Industry

Bimal Barik

There have been numerous instances of educated, qualified, yet religious fanatics finding IT companies as a safe haven to carry out their propaganda and hidden agenda. Often, the IT companies failed to do proper background check and hire them only to repent at a later stage. The recent incident involving the TCS Employee in Chennai,Continue Reading…

States missing Rural Housing Targets

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By Tapan Moharana: While the Government of India is working on the Prime Minister’s  ambitious project “Housing for all by 2022”,a parliamentary panel has criticized both the central government and the state governments for failing to meet the annual targets for building houses for rural beneficiaries. The Parliamentary Committee on rural Development while reviewing theContinue Reading…

Mahanadi Row: Centre holds meeting with Senior Officals of Odisha and Chattisgarh

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Union Ministry for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation called a Meeting of representatives of Governments of Odisha and Chattisgarh in New Delhi yesterday to consider the various water resources issues/projects in Mahanadi Basin. The meeting was called in pursuance of the assurance given by Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and GangaContinue Reading…

Dharmapada – The Child Architect of Konark Sun Temple

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Generations have grown, listening to the immortal story of the little child prodigy-Dharmapada, who could only add the last touch to the construction work of Sun temple of Konark. The teeming millions spread their eyes in disbelief that a child aged only 12 could master the intricacies of construction of temple in Odisha that remainsContinue Reading…

Why Kora Khai losing its charm among Odias ?

Kora-khai

Like the other sweetmeats in Odia households, ‘Kora khai’ has a special mention especially as an offering in the temples. Popular at famous Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneswar as a special offering to Lord Shiva, the sweet item has traditionally been placed as one of the most favourite ones among other sweets. Odias living across theContinue Reading…

Rima Diddee Dhawan – Power Woman

Rima Diddee

From the balance-sheet of humanity, to the Profit & Loss account of emotions, I am all in your good books. I am a Chartered Accountant. This versatile quote aptly describes the spirit in a woman- Rima Diddee Dhawan. Born in the temple city, she spent her childhood and youth in its lanes and by-lanes onlyContinue Reading…

Real Life Tragedy: Top Celebrities who committed Suicide

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As the figures in National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) reveal, on an average 15 people commit suicide in an hour in India. Maharashtra stands second in the suicide index, while Tamil Nadu comes first in it. Although, mental depression is the main cause in the cases of suicides, the shocking deaths of celebrities take everyoneContinue Reading…

Legends who played key roles in building Modern Odisha

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By Srikanta Mohanty: As the pristine statehood of Odisha celebrates the 81st occasion, commemorating its day of formation on 1st April, it brings alive the memories of the departed heroes, who once fought valiantly and relentlessly to save the existence of the state as a separate province. Although the state existed as a tribal stateContinue Reading…