international flight

First direct international flight between Bhubaneswar and Kuala Lumpur

AirAsia gave the city its first international flight, connecting the state capital to Kuala Lumpur. The Malaysia-based budget airline will operate its flight from...

Odisha’s Prafulla Samantra to receive Goldman Environmental Prize 2017

Odisha's Social activist Prafulla Samantra was announced one of six winners of the Goldman Environmental Prize, in San Francisco, Monday. The Goldman Environmental Foundation salutes...
special category state status

Naveen Patnaik to demand issue of special category state status to...

Naveen Patnaik today left for New Delhi on a five-day visit making it clear that he would raise the issue of special category state...

Four Odias conferred Padma Shri award from President Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee conferred Padma Shri awards to four Odias at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Renowned actor-director Sadhu Meher, Odissi dancer Aruna Mohanty, singer of the popular...

Palm-leaf etching craft of Odisha to get Geographical Indication tag

Odisha government has started preparation for filing application for Geographical Indication (GI) registration for palm-leaf etching craft. A preliminary survey of palm leaf artists revealed...
Swadesh Darshan Yojana

Odisha to develop Buddhist circuit under the Swadesh Darshan Yojana

Odisha government has submitted a detailed project report of a number of projects for development of various Buddhist circuits of the state under the...
Khyanika

Odia film ‘Khyanika’ to be premiered at Film Festival in Canada

Khyanika-the Lost Idea, a film by Odia filmmaker Amartya Bhattacharya has been selected to be premiered at Hidden Gems Film Festival in Canada starting...

Sudarsan Pattnaik to represent India at Moscow Sand Art Championship

Internationally acclaimed sand artist from Odisha Sudarsan Pattnaik will represent India in the 10th Moscow Sand Art Championship 2017. The sand art championship would be...

Four Filmmakers of Odisha won the 64th National Film Awards

Four filmmakers of Odisha and a New Delhi-based director, who made a film on dying folk art culture of Odisha, have won the 64th...
Green Climate Fund Project

Green Climate Fund Project to be implemented in Odisha

The first Green Climate Fund Project from India ” Ground water recharge and solar micro irrigation to ensure food security and enhance resilience in...

Padmalaya Nanda of Cuttack as Little Miss world finalist to represent...

Padmalaya Nanda of Cuttack brought laurels for the state as she wins the grand finale of Junior Model International Beauty Pageant held in Calicut...
crocodile

six-year-old girl save her sister from crocodile attack in Kendrapada

six-year-old girl at a remote village in Kendrapara district displayed exemplary courage to save her playful mate from claws of death following attack by...
Odisha police

Odisha police to use social media to immediately respond

Odisha police have decided to use the social media to immediately respond to the distressed victims. After receiving a flood of posts on Chief Minister’s...
Odisha Tourism Conclave 2017

HRAO set to organise Odisha Tourism Conclave 2017 in May

The Hotel & Restaurant Association of Odisha (HRAO) is all set to organise Odisha Tourism Conclave 2017 here next month. The theme of the conclave...
Rukuna Rath Yatra

Rukuna Rath Yatra the annual chariot festival of Lord Lingaraj

Rukuna Rath Yatra, the annual chariot festival of Lord Lingaraj on the occasion of Ashokastami. The rituals began at the 11th century temple in the...
Air Odisha chief Santosh Pani

Air Odisha chief Santosh Pani arrested in cheating case

Air Odisha chief Santosh Pani was today arrested from the city by Khandagiri police. There was a non bailable warrant against him in cheating...