Diana Sahu

A villain who was loved by all: Odia actor Raimohan Parida dies by suicide

In his over 30-years of acting career, he did over 90 films including some in Bengali language and in between, he also experimented with ‘jatra’ shows.

25 Jun 2022

Presidential nomination takes Santals to a historic high

Droupadi  Murmu will become the first tribal and the second woman in the country after Pratibha Patil to enter the Raisina Hill in the seven decades of Independence.

23 Jun 2022

Odisha government mulls financial aid for aspirants preparing for UPSC-Mains

Sources in the department said that an amount of Rs 1.25 lakh will be provided to an aspirant immediately after he/she clears the prelims.

17 Jun 2022

Rath Yatra 2022: Tourist bookings in Puri hotels reach pre-COVID pandemic level

With the festival being held without any COVID restrictions this time, the district administration is expecting a crowd of 12 lakh to 15 lakh devotees.

15 Jun 2022

Over 7,000 adolescent girls in Odisha out of school in 2021-22: WCD survey

Highest dropouts are in Kalahandi followed by Rayagada, Koraput, Malkangiri and Nuapada

07 Jun 2022

Odisha's Shreya Lenka becomes first Indian K-pop star after joining popular band Blackswan 

Sriya, will be joining the original members of the girl group -- Youngheun, Fatou, Judy and Leia -- along with Gabriela Dalcin (Gabi) from Brazil as the sixth member.

29 May 2022

Balangir invests in dairy farming solution for women migrants

Dist admin has been providing a sustainable source of income to women in migration prone Muribahal and Turekela blocks through dairy farming to stop them from going out for work, writes Diana Sahu

22 May 2022

In coastal Odisha, women and children turned more anemic in last six years

Interestingly, the ruling Biju Janata Dal government enjoys a huge base in the coastal districts of the State.

17 May 2022

Many higher education institutes in Odisha struggle for NAAC accreditation

As per the new evaluation system, NAAC will record 70 per cent data of universities and colleges online and the remaining 30 per cent through peer team (assessors) visits.

10 May 2022

‘Chatni’ cooks up recipe for an inclusive society

Odisha’s first restaurant to be operated entirely by differently-abled persons has come up in Puri. 
Diana Sahu finds out more about the initiative by local admin

01 May 2022

Archival hopes for Odisha’s cinematic heritage gather dust

Although in a delayed move, the State government had announced setting up a film archive at Chalachitra Bhawan in Cuttack two years back, work has not moved beyond official files.

30 Apr 2022

Odia varsity may need year-and-half to be ready

It may take another year-and-a-half for the proposed Odia University, which aims at promoting study and research in the language, to see the light of the day.

29 Apr 2022

Odisha in top-three spot for ragging for last two years

In the current academic session of 2021-22, State has reported 21 cases

26 Apr 2022

Tourism sector in Odisha now reels under manpower crisis

Members of Indian Association of Tour Operators  said that since the travel and tourism industry is primarily unorganised, getting the exact data on manpower loss is not possible.

25 Apr 2022

Kashmir turns Switzerland for Odisha travellers as intl air fares go sky-high

Kashmir is sold out for the months of April, May and June, said Chairman of IATO, Odisha chapter, Gagan Sarangi.

22 Apr 2022