Soumika M Das

Bhubaneswar couple ties knot, 500 strays get wedding treat

Eddings in our country are all about lavish gastronomical menus but this couple in the Bhubaneswar consciously made an unusual choice.

12 Oct 2020

When Chris Morris stumped a mountaineer on Twitter

As part of a campaign to honour Covid heroes, RCB selected Nilachala from Odisha.

22 Sep 2020

Now, dine-in with a dose of immunity in Bhubaneswar

From deep-frying, the chefs are now switching to slow-cooking, pan-frying or grilling and baking methods.

06 Sep 2020

In this Odisha teacher's class, puppets talk to teach

On Wednesdays, the dampened classroom for nursery kids at Sarasara Government Upper Primary School in Odisha’s Boudh district reverberates with euphoric voices.

05 Sep 2020

Stigma haunts tenants in coronavirus isolation in Bhubaneswar

The friendly-neighbourhoods are turning into frosty zones of irrationality and bias, shrouded in stigma.

24 Aug 2020

Odia girl leads musical campaign, finds Rs 1 lakh to purchase PPE kits for frontline warriors

They provided 300 face shields to Karnataka Government, which was conducting a training session of healthcare workers.

09 Aug 2020

Digital literacy campaign is dusting off webs of patriarchy in rural Odisha

A digital literacy campaign helps rural women in Odisha take to the internet to improve their skills and become change-makers for their communities.

25 Jul 2020

Odisha grapples with bio-medical waste load as cases surge

Over the past fortnight, more than 33,700 kg bio-medical waste was generated from 16 Covid hospitals, care centres and testing facilities.

23 Jul 2020

Post tests, more life for beer in Odisha

Can beer go stale in six months? The prolonged lockdown and gallons of beer nearing expiry have made the Excise department to rethink.

19 Jul 2020

Trolled on Twitter over ‘Orissa’ remark, filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma reacts

Speaking to TNIE, the filmmaker insisted that the outrage against his tweet about actress Ankeeta Maharana was ‘gross-exaggeration.’

12 Jul 2020

Amid COVID-19 fear, Raja celebrations take e-route in Bhubaneswar

Odia food bloggers from across the world are spreading the festive mirth by sharing pictures of their self-prepared Raja delicacies on social media.

15 Jun 2020

Dimmed by coronavirus crisis, will the stage lights come back on soon?

It has been a summer of sufferings for theatre groups across the State.

28 May 2020

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, Odisha faces HIV challenge

However, the task is not easy as the fear of coronavirus has gripped people, including on-ground workers.

28 May 2020

COVID-19 art: Patta artists turn to pandemic themes for survival

The  borders are sealed to contain a virus. The neighbours, West Bengal and Odisha, are at a new distance.

23 May 2020

Make a fashion statement with handloom masks

An alumnus of NIFT Bhubaneswar, Akanksha Sarkar and her friend Binoy Munda have been manufacturing around 500 handloom masks in their respective units.

17 May 2020