Odisha Literary Festival

New issues and tier-II cities trending Bollywood

Sharman did not fail to oblige his fans and answered all their questions.

published on : 1st October 2018

Centre worry on oil price due to US sanctions on Iran: Dharmendra Pradhan

But many other states including Odisha are still reluctant to reduce tax for providing the cushion to the consumers.

published on : 1st October 2018

Technology to revive interest in Odia

Academician and translator Jatin Nayak, who moderated the session, began by citing examples of how printing press in Odisha gave a new life to Odia language and literature in the 1860s.

published on : 1st October 2018

Train the brain to interpret two seemingly opposite ideas: Writer Ashwin Sanghi

Ashwin Sanghi advised the budding fiction-thriller writers to carry on and connect the dots to reveal some of the most amazing theories of history and mythology.

published on : 1st October 2018

Politics should not shackle liberty: Governor Ganeshi Lal

Governor Ganeshi Lal on Saturday called for a society free from discrimination and asserted absolute supremacy of liberty of every individual in every sphere.

published on : 30th September 2018

SC verdict has opened Pandora’s box: Salman Khurshid

Senior Congress leader and former Union minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday questioned the Supreme Court’s Sabarimala verdict saying that it has opened Pandora’s box.

published on : 30th September 2018

Defining devil and divinity through dance

Existential monologue can be a difficult concept but Odissi exponent and guru Aruna Mohanty is best known for translating the most difficult of ideas into dance.

published on : 30th September 2018

Religion belongs to people, not politicians: Salman Khurshid

Leaders cutting across political divide and scholars on Saturday expressed concern over the growing use of religion in politics and said Dharma belongs to people and not politicians.

published on : 30th September 2018

Eastern India’s biggest literary show from today

The festival will be inaugurated by Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal in presence of Editorial Director of The New Indian Express Prabhu Chawla and Editor GS Vasu.

published on : 29th September 2018

An evening of existential dance monologue

Divinity and the devil can be found in every soul and human being.

published on : 28th September 2018

Activism against films or books sets a wrong precedent: Madhur Bhandarkar at Odisha Literary Festival

Speaking at a session on "Changing face of Indian Cinema," the acclaimed director said, he has encountered selective posturing from the Bombay film industry.

published on : 29th October 2017

Odisha Literary Festival: India at 70 quiz begins on a perfect note

Quiz master Soumyadeep Choudhury, like the previous year, gripped the attention of the students as well as the audience with his simple yet thought provoking  questions.

published on : 29th October 2017

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates Odisha literary festival 2017

The sixth edition of Odisha literary festival kicked off to a rollicking start with the Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan singing paeans of the Odia civilisation. 

published on : 28th October 2017