An interesting and nostalgic story of Rufus Hughes, an American professor who taught rural economics at Utkal University in Cuttack in 1957.
First Tribal Odia Woman to Fly Commercial Plane?
Anupriya Madhumita Lakra is all set to fulfill her lifelong ambition to become the first tribal woman to become a commercial pilot by joining the Indigo airlines as a co-pilot.
₹47,500 Fine Leaves City Auto Driver Stunned!
An auto driver in Bhubaneswar was fined a whopping Rs. 47,500 rupees for a slew of violations under the new Motor Vehicle Act.
Is Mo Cycle a Sustainable Urban Transport?
The Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT) started its bus services called ‘Mo Bus’ in Bhubaneswar last month. CRUT is an organization created by the Govt. of Odisha to provide Public Transport Services in master plan areas of Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, and Puri. CRUT has planned to provide three kinds of transit services including the Mo Bus […]
Air Asia to Fly BBS-BBK Direct Flight?
Anyone who books ticket between October 10 – 21 next for travel from December 7, 2018 to – March 30, 2019 can avail the benefit.
One Smart Card to Pay for Utility Services!
The ATM-like smart card, which is named Odyssey City Card, aims to boost the digital payment and help people migrate to a hassle-free cashless society.
Plastic Banned in Odisha: What Now?
As per the directive issued by the concerned department, some plastic products will be banned in six cities including Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Berhampur and Puri.
Now, Pedestrians Can Also Signal to Stop Traffic
The system allows pedestrians to press a button, activate the red signal and cross the road easily.
Where’s Remaining Portion of Konark Temple?
There are many theories; however, according to P. Parya, a Botanist of international repute, the monument must not have been looked after since the year 1573 A.D.
John Nayak: An Inspiring Journey of the Former DGP of Odisha
With his indomitable power of will, John Nayak overcame virtually insuperable challenges to become the DGP of Odisha.
Nihar Ranjan Samal: Meet the Sound Designer of ‘Padmavati’
An Award-winning sound recordist, Nihar Ranjan Samal hails from Jajpur district of Odisha.
Pindiki Bahubalendra – The Legendary Guerilla Paika Fighter of Khurda Gada
The great Paika warrior Pindiki Bahubalendra demonstrated resistance and fought against the British oppression in 1817.
The Story Behind Beacon Island in Chilika
The Beacon Island is a small rocky outcrop on which Thomas Snodgrass – an Englishman working for the East India Company back in 1791 built a small room and a spire.
Mob Attack on Elephant Family in Bhubaneswar’s Outskirts
A family of wild elephants has been trying to cross the dirt track for over an hour. The men holler and hoot. They lob rocks and throw lathis. They laugh with glee.
Aahe Neela Saila: Salabega Hymn Turns into Music Video
The short musical video was shot at Bingharpur on the outskirt of Bhubaneswar. Bollywood singer Krishna Beura well known for his sufi style songs has sung this bhajan for the short film.
Drone Montage of India Surf Festival 2016
The India Surf Festival (ISF) is a joint effort of Rangers Adventure Foundation (RAF) and Surfing Yogis at Ramchandi beach in Konark, which promotes surfing and cultural exchanges among others.