Diana Sahu

Odisha government creates its own ‘Ama Lipi’ Odia typing tool

Since the software has been locally developed, it can be modified as per the state government’s requirement.

28 Apr 2023

Darwin’s theory to be taught in Class XII: School Educational Secretary

Says, decision taken as per post-Covid syllabus rationalisation process

26 Apr 2023

NCERT to frame education materials for Kui and Desia-speaking students of Odisha

As per the NEP, in cases where mother tongue textbook material is not available, the language of the transaction between teachers and students will still remain the mother tongue wherever possible.

23 Apr 2023

A lost world, found: Parabhadi, the newest addition to Odisha’s Buddhist legacy

Ruins of a gigantic stupa, broken sculptures of Buddha (Dhyani Buddha, Buddha on Padmasana), terracotta antiquities and more were discovered.

21 Apr 2023

Bhubaneswar’s big leap towards India’s future hub for learning

The city has also been attracting international students both under regular admissions and student exchange programmes of various educational institutes.

13 Apr 2023

Half of Odisha’s women not in education or training sectors: NSSO

The survey, which was initially to be conducted from January to December, 2020, was continued till August 15, 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

13 Apr 2023

Tassar weavers worry over raw materials

Gopalpur weavers say prices of tassar silk cocoon, yarn and colour have almost doubled in the last one year

06 Apr 2023

INTERVIEW | ‘Zwigato holds a mirror to society’: Actor-director Nandita Das

Actor-director Nandita Das talks about her recent film Zwigato and what prompted her to make a film about the common man

04 Apr 2023

Odisha bridges schooling gap for migrant children at brick kilns

A drive by the School and Mass Education dept in collaboration with Aide et Action is helping children of migrant families escape the drudgery at kilns and get back to schools, writes Diana Sahu

02 Apr 2023

Low prosecution, departmental gaps derail Odisha's drive against child labour

In Odisha, the last survey on child labour was done back in 1997 by the Labour department following a direction from the Supreme Court. It traced 2.15 lakh child labourers

27 Mar 2023

Khandagiri, Udaygiri caves eroding fast: ASI

“Examination of the site has revealed that the damage is not just limited to one place but noticeable throughout the caves.

21 Mar 2023

Admission fraud slur on 35 higher education institutions in Odisha

Vice-chancellors of the three universities and principals of the seven government colleges and 25 private colleges have been issued show-cause notices by the Higher Education dept for the violation.

16 Mar 2023

Odisha to expand coffee cultivation in six districts

The three non-traditional areas make up for 21 per cent of the total area in the country under coffee cultivation.

10 Mar 2023

Special darshan for persons with disabilities at Srimandir likely soon

Around 30 devotees will be taken inside the temple through the existing ramp at the north gate (Uttara Dwara) of the shrine every day.

05 Mar 2023

Universities in Odisha struggle as SC recruitment stay drags on

Official sources said the government has sanctioned 1,686 positions of professors, assistant professors and associate professors for the universities but 960 (57 per cent) of them are vacant.

03 Mar 2023

Buddhist remains emerge from Parabhadi hill

A 15-ft stupa and some broken Buddhist sculptures have been found during excavation done by ASI

28 Feb 2023

Faculty crisis at Odisha state’s only culture university

Meanwhile, the Higher Education department on Tuesday asked the university officials to take necessary steps for conduct of the pending examinations at the earliest.

23 Feb 2023

'Mahadeepa' delay was inevitable: Lingaraj nijogs

They allege that the state govt has turned deaf to their many issues

22 Feb 2023

On a journey to give folklores, oral traditions a voice

Chosen for UNESCO International Mother Language Award, eminent Odia linguist Odisha Mahendra Mishra is helping states preserve tribal languages and embed them into education system, writes Diana Sahu.

19 Feb 2023

ASI to search Parabhadi hill for Buddhist remains

State govt had planned to mine khondalite stones from the hill

16 Feb 2023

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