Deepsha Rath

Social Change High on This Poet-Crusader’s List

The much-feted Odia poet sings at every poetry festival, reciting his poems for hours to a mesmerized audience.

02 Aug 2014

Making history on Cloud

With an objective to provide a high end technological platform to disseminate Odia literature and glorious Odishan culture globally, Ashwini Rath has launched

21 Jun 2014

Disciples Offer Tribute

Like every year, this year too, disciples of Guru Debaprasad Das came forward with solo and group presentations at Debasmruti 2014 to offer obeisance to the Guru

06 Jun 2014

Torchbearer of change

Armed with management and law degrees, Arati Devi, the sarpanch of Dhunkapada village in Ganjam district, took up the challenge of ushering in an era of change at the grassroots level

30 May 2014

Objects of a Grand Narrative

Painter, writer and poet Ramakanta Samantaray has given multi-media a new meaning through the shapes, text and objects.

18 Jan 2014

The wizard of Mardala

Guru Banamali Maharana continues to break new grounds in the world of music and rhythm

24 Nov 2013

Recreating a masterpiece

The unique experiment of presenting Fakir Mohan Senapati’s magnum opus Chha Man Atha Gunth as a dance drama was worth a watch

11 Oct 2013

The digital book binder

He is credited with creating the biggest digital archive of Odia language and literature.

30 Aug 2013

The living legend of Odissi

Age has not been able to slow down Lakshmipriya Devi’s quest for excellence

28 Jun 2013

Pilgrim on quest of divine music

Sunanda Patnaik used her vision and imagination to create the melody Nilamadhab. She continues to be relentless in her pursuit of swara, sound and soul.

24 May 2013

Keeping alive the lore and vigour

Animal mask dance in Odisha is a dying art form that some are trying to preserve.

26 Apr 2013