Sudarsan Pattnaik Wins Prestigious Golden Sand Master Award in Russia

Sudarsan Pattnaik, a globally renowned sand artist and recipient of the prestigious Padma Shri, has achieved yet another milestone in his illustrious career. Known for his intricate and thought-provoking sand sculptures, Pattnaik has once again made India proud on the international stage. Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has added another feather to his accolade-heavy…

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Odisha CM Mohan Charan Majhi Initiates Major Bureaucratic Reshuffle

Odisha Chief Minister Mohan Charan Majhi has initiated significant changes in the state bureaucracy nearly a month after taking office. Two high-ranking officials from the previous BJD government have been reassigned to new roles. G Mathivathanan, who held the position of Housing and Urban Development Secretary for over 11 years, has been appointed as the…

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BJD Restructures Leadership with New Spokespersons Post-Election Loss

Following a significant loss in the 2024 Odisha Assembly Elections, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has restructured its leadership by appointing five new national spokespersons. Announced by BJD president Naveen Patnaik, the new spokespersons are Santrupt Mishra, Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo, Amar Patnaik, Sasmit Patra, and Pradeep Kumar Majhi. Santrupt Mishra will also serve as…

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President Murmu Joins Devotees for Historic Rath Yatra in Puri

In a vibrant display of devotion, the annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath commenced in Puri on Sunday, drawing lakhs of devotees. President Droupadi Murmu, Union ministers, and Puri Shankaracharya were among the distinguished attendees.The ‘Pahandi’ ritual, marking the start of the Yatra, saw Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra, and Devi Subhadra ascend their respective chariots…

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Odisha Government Allocates ₹200 Crore to Combat Urban Flooding

Emphasis on Zero Casualties in Disaster Management In a move to bolster its disaster preparedness and mitigate urban flooding, the Odisha government, led by the newly-formed BJP administration, has allocated ₹200 crore for this critical initiative. The decision was made during a comprehensive natural disaster management committee meeting chaired by Chief Minister Mohan Majhi at…

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Odisha CM Announces Major Push for Odia Language and Culture

Government Work to Be Conducted in Odia Odisha Chief Minister Mohan Majhi, after assuming office at Loka Seva Bhawan in Bhubaneswar, announced significant initiatives to promote the Odia language and culture. Emphasizing the importance of cultural preservation, he declared that all government operations would henceforth be conducted in the Odia language. Formation of Language Commission…

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Remarkable Two-Year-Old Joins India Book of Records with Astonishing General Knowledge

Young Genius from Kendrapara In an extraordinary feat, a two-year-old named Prince from Kendrapara district has astonished everyone by making her mark in the India Book of Records. At an age where most children are just beginning to form basic vocabulary, Prince has demonstrated an exceptional grasp of general knowledge facts. Impressive Achievements at a…

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Rath Yatra 2024: Odisha to Observe Statewide Holiday; Extensive Rail Services Announced

Statewide Holiday for Government Offices and Banks Odisha will observe a statewide holiday on July 8, 2024, in light of the annual Rath Yatra festivities. All state government offices, including Revenue and Magisterial Courts, as well as banking institutions, will be closed on this day. This decision, announced by the Revenue and Disaster Management Department,…

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