Odisha Students Developed Solar-Powered Wheelchair

Odisha Students Developed Solar-Powered Wheelchair

A group of students in Odisha have developed a solar-powered wheelchair to ease the travel difficulties faced by the disabled. The final year Bachelor of Physiotherapy students at the Swami Vivekananda National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research at Olatpur designed the wheelchair. They saw that people with disabilities had a tough time coming to […]

 

Odisha Government To Apply For GI Tag For Jagannath Rasagola

Odisha Government To Apply For GI Tag For Jagannath Rasagola

The Odisha government has decided to apply for Geographical Indication (GI) tag for Jagannath Rasagola instead of ‘Odishara Rasagola’, said an official on Tuesday. The Odisha government is mulling applying for geographical indication registration for the Rasagola associated with Shree Jagannath Temple at Puri, as it will be easier to support the application with historical […]

 

Lord Jagannath’s Mahaprasad Now On Postage Stamp

Lord Jagannath’s Mahaprasad Now On Postage Stamp

The famous Mahaprasad now on Postage Stamp offered to Lord Jagannath,  Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra at Jagannath temple in Odisha’s holy town Puri now features on postage stamps released by Department of Posts earlier this month. Mahaprasad – the cooked delicacy offered to deities – is among six types of Bhog Prasads that are being […]

 

Odisha Govt Will Provide Education Loan At 1% Interest To Students

Odisha Govt Will Provide Education Loan At 1% Interest To Students

Odisha State Cabinet recently accorded in-principle approval to the implementation of Kalinga Siksha Sathi Yojana to provide education loan to aspiring students who want to pursue higher studies at a nominal 1% interest. “The state government has been giving top priority to education in the state. The announcement has been made in keeping with the […]

 

AirAsia To Connect Bhubaneswar Bangkok (Thailand) By March 2018

AirAsia To Connect Bhubaneswar Bangkok (Thailand) By March 2018

Thai AirAsia now plans to start services to Bangkok from the Bhubaneswar airport after launching a daily flight from the Biju Patnaik international airport to Kuala Lumpur. The flight service to Bangkok from Bhubaneswar airport is expected to be launched by March 2018. An MoU in this regard is likely to be signed between Odisha […]

 

Maliguda Tunnel Is The Highest Broad-Gauge Railway Tunnel In India

Maliguda Tunnel Is The Highest Broad-Gauge Railway Tunnel In India

Maliguda Tunnel of odisha is the highest broad-gauge railway tunnel in india and the second highest in the world. The long tunnel is situated on the top of hill in Maliguda village, 35 km eastwards of Jeypore. Maliguda is 50 km away from Koraput. Maliguda is a small, beautiful and green hills village. Many people […]

 

OSRTC AC Buses From Bhubaneswar To All District Headquarters

OSRTC AC Buses From Bhubaneswar To All District Headquarters

The Odisha State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC) is all set to roll out a fleet of AC deluxe buses from Bhubaneswar to all the district headquarters and major cities of the State. In the first phase, a total of 75 buses will be purchased by OSRTC. The buses branded as “Rajdhani” are equipped with personalised […]

 

Odisha’s Manoj Has Just Broken A Guinness World Records

Odisha’s Manoj Has Just Broken A Guinness World Records

Odisha’s Manoj Kumar Maharana has just broken a Guinness World Records title that stood unbeaten for 8 years. The 23-year-old achieved the Most straws stuffed in the mouth (hands off), cramming 459 drinking straws into his mouth at once! In order to break the record, Manoj needed to make sure all of the straws were […]

 

Odisha-Born Spiritual Guru First Odia To Deliver Speech In UK Parliament

Odisha-Born Spiritual Guru First Odia To Deliver Speech In UK Parliament

Odisha-born Guruji Dr Chandrabhanu Satpathy recently addressed parliamentarians at House of Commons in the United Kingdom, becoming the first Odia to be extended such privilege. In view of his immense contribution in the fields of Indian culture, philosophy, literature, and support to humanitarian activities in India and abroad, Dr Satpathy has been presented with the […]

 

An Inspiring Journey Of Odisha Boy From Orphanage To Bollywood

An Inspiring Journey Of Odisha Boy From Orphanage To Bollywood

Vikram Swain, Odia boy from an orphanage in Odisha never dreamt that he would become dance and gymnastic trainer of upcoming Bollywood stars such as Tiger Shroff, Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty. Vikram’s journey which began from Antarigam in Ganjam district of Odisha and continued through dream city Mumbai where he made a name for […]