Odisha Man Chops Off Thumb For Long Rule Of PM Narendra Modi

Odisha Man Chops Off Thumb For Long Rule Of PM Narendra Modi

In a bizarre incident, a 41-year-old man on Monday chopped off his finger to show his support for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s developmental work and demanded to meet him. Sashikanta Sahoo, a native of Samagudia village, reportedly raised slogans in favour of Modi in the temple before chopping his thumb with a sharp weapon. He […]

 

Odisha’s 4 Freedom Fighters Felicitated By President Ramnath Kovind

Odisha’s 4 Freedom Fighters Felicitated By President Ramnath Kovind

Newly elected President Ramnath Kovind felicitated four freedom fighters from Odisha on the occasion of Kranti Diwas. The President honoured and felicitated 93 freedom fighters from across the country. The four freedom fighters are – Sahadeb Behera of Kantilo in Nayagarh district, Chakradhar Parida of Ranapur in Nayagarh, Gobardhana Acharya of Jagatsinghpur and Dadhichi Sahu […]

 

Odia Scientist Kailash Chandra Sahu’s Successfully Journey

Odia Scientist Kailash Chandra Sahu’s Successfully Journey

Odia scientist Kailash Chandra Sahu has successfully validated Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity by measuring mass of an isolate object in the galaxy. Know about journey of the scientist from an Odisha village to one of the planet’s leading astronomers. Kailash Chandra Sahu’s days are like any one of ours — he wakes up […]

 

Sudarsan Pattnaik’s Sand Art To Support Gift A Helmet Campaign

Sudarsan Pattnaik’s Sand Art To Support Gift A Helmet Campaign

After Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, it was the turn of famed artist Sudarsan Pattnaik sand art to support ‘gift a helmet’ campaign to get inspired by Telangana MP Kavitha Kalvakuntla’s online campaign on road safety. As the Nizambad MP’s awareness drive–‘gift a helmet’–created a buzz on Twitter after she gifted her brother a helmet on the occasion […]

 

Aadhaar Number Required For Death Certificate From October 1

Aadhaar Number Required For Death Certificate From October 1

An Aadhaar number will be required for getting death certificates from October 1. The Home Ministry announced on Friday, saying the 12-digit unique identification number would be needed to establish the identity of the dead person. The applicant’s Aadhaar number, as well that of the dead person’s spouse and parents would, however, have to be […]

 

Tamil Movie Projects Odisha DGP K.B Singh As A Martyr

Tamil Movie Projects Odisha DGP K.B Singh As A Martyr

In a shocking faux pas, a Tamil movie dubbed in Hindi released last week has projected state director general of police (DGP) K.B Singh as a martyr. In the Tamil film titled “ACP Shiva”, lead actor Raghaba Lawrence, who has played the role of ACP Shiva, is seen standing in front of a wall with […]

 

Former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee Shared A Letter From The PM

Former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee Shared A Letter From The PM

Former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee has shared a letter from the PM Narendra Modi, received on his last day in office as President of India. Pranab Mukherjee said that the letter from the Prime Minister touched his heart. Mukherjee shared a post along with two images of the letter and said, “On my last day […]

 

Bollywood Actor Akshay Kumar Praises Odisha Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik

Bollywood Actor Akshay Kumar Praises Odisha Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar praises Odisha sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik for spreading the message of eradication of open defecation. Bhumi Pednekar, who acted in ‘Toilet Ek Prem Katha’, also praised Sudarsan. Sudarsan created sand sculptures on the beach at Puri on Tuesday, sensitising people to use toilet. “Thank you for spreading our message so artistically,” […]

 

Odisha Govt Forms Committee To Apply For GI Tag For Rasagola

Odisha Govt Forms Committee To Apply For GI Tag For Rasagola

Odisha government formed an 8-member committee to finalise the process to apply for Geographical Indication (GI) status for Rasagola. The eight-member panel headed by Industry Director and comprising of two from Science & Technology department, one from Industry, Culture, Agriculture departments and OUAT as members will look into the process to apply for the GI […]

 

Bhitarkanika National Park Reopens For Tourists At Odisha

Bhitarkanika National Park Reopens For Tourists At Odisha

The Bhitarkanika National Park, which remained closed for three months for the breeding season of estuarine crocodiles, reopened for tourists in Kendrapara on Tuesday. The national park was closed for visitors from May 1 to July 31 in view of the breeding season of the saltwater crocodiles. “In view of the crocodiles’ breeding, a three-month long prohibition on […]