Arabinda Muduli Enthralled Odias In Singapore In A Bhajan Samaroh

Arabinda Muduli Enthralled Odias In Singapore In A Bhajan Samaroh

Arabinda Muduli enthralled Odias in Singapore in a Bhajan Samaroh. Odia Society of Singapore organised socio-cultural and devotional gala program called “Spandan” on 11th November 2017 at National University, Singapore. The event was a devotional musical extravaganza and included enlightening speeches from key personalities. Three eminent high profile guests of honour were ‘Swararabinda’ Mr Arabinda […]

 

Indian Navy’s Second Ocean-Going Sailboat INSV Tarini

Indian Navy’s Second Ocean-Going Sailboat INSV Tarini

Do you know that the Indian Navy’s second ocean-going sailboat INSV Tarini that entered Fremantle (Australia) port recently with country’s first all-women crew on board has an Odisha connect. The boat draws her origin from the famous Taratarini temple of Odisha’s Ganjam district. The word ‘Tarini’ means boat and is also a Sanskrit word for […]

 

Odisha Govt Set To Apply For GI Tag For Kandhamal Turmeric

Odisha Govt Set To Apply For GI Tag For Kandhamal Turmeric

Odisha government is all set to apply for geographical indication (GI) tag for Odishara Rasagola and Kandhamal turmeric after neighbouring West Bengal was granted it for Banglar Rosogolla. The Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre (IPFC) for MSMEs at the Central Tool Room and Training Centre (CTTC) has already started preliminary research and field work necessary for […]

 

Smart City Bhubaneswar Plans To Run Electric Buses

Smart City Bhubaneswar Plans To Run Electric Buses

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) plans to run electric buses on select routes in the Smart City. A private consultancy firm will be hired to conduct a feasibility study for the purpose. BMC sources said running of electricity-powered buses is part of city bus modernization programme. This will help check pollution and ensure green transport, […]

 

This Odia Boy Is Bollywood’s Most Wanted Child Actor

This Odia Boy Is Bollywood’s Most Wanted Child Actor

Do you know that Bollywood’s most wanted child actor Jineet Rath is actually from Odisha. He has worked with Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Shahid Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai and Katrina Kaif in many Hindi films. He will soon be seen in the much-awaited Salman Khan-starrer action film ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ slated for year-end release. […]

 

West Bengal Wins GI Registration For Rasagola, War With Odisha

West Bengal Wins GI Registration For Rasagola, War With Odisha

Ending controversy over the origin of Rasagola, West Bengal won the Geographical Indication (GI) registration. This marked years of bitter tug of war between Bengal and Odisha over the origin of the syrupy sweet. West Bengal won on Tuesday a two-and-a-half-year-old bitter battle over Rasagola as the Chennai-based Geographical Indications (GI) Registry announced that one of […]

 

Japanese Professor Tanabe Akio Speaks Fluent Odia

Japanese Professor Tanabe Akio Speaks Fluent Odia

A video of Japanese Professor Tanabe Akio of Tokyo University speaking in fluent Odia is making waves on YouTube and social media. It gladdens the heart to see a Japanese national’s fluency in the Odia language and his understanding of Jagannath culture, which is the cornerstone of Odisha’s cultural and religious amalgamation. In the video, […]

 

Free digital library of Odia literature featuring mainly printed periodicals

Free digital library of Odia literature featuring mainly printed periodicals

A free digital library of Odia literature featuring mainly printed periodicals and books inaugurated recently. An organisation called Srujanika is making an attempt to promote and preserve the Odia language with its website odiabibhaba.in. The material on the website has been generated primarily by Srujanika. Work on this had begun in 2004 under a special […]

 

5-Year-Old Odia Girl Has Been known As Wonder Kid Of Odissi

5-Year-Old Odia Girl Has Been known As Wonder Kid Of Odissi

Odia girl Shrinika Purohit has been performing Odissi on stage since the age of 2, earning the title of ‘wonder kid of Odissi’. At an age when children do not bother to think beyond toys, this 5-year-old has been dancing like a star, giving mesmerizing Odissi performances on stage for the last three years of […]

 

West Bengal To Go To Court Against Odisha Over Rasagola’s Origin

West Bengal To Go To Court Against Odisha Over Rasagola’s Origin

A bitter fight between West Bengal and Odisha over the origin of the Rasagola, is likely to reach the courts. West Bengal food processing minister Abdur Rezzak Mollah has said that the government will not let Odisha claim the credit for the Rasagola. As per a statement by Mollah to Hindustan Times, the state government […]