Photography is the art of capturing emotions through images, which helps us to re-live those moments once again. During my early days in the city, I would see photographers only during some occasional … [Read more...] about Why Photography is a Popular Hobby in Here
I just came across this post published in The Guardian, which shares some innovative and progressive ideas to make living in city better. As I was reading those ideas one after another, I was getting … [Read more...] about Better City Designs: What City Planners in Bhubaneswar Can Learn from Other Cities around the World
As per the updated information found on the official website of Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar, here are the likely impacts of Hudhud cyclone on Odisha. Cyclone Movement Update The Very Severe … [Read more...] about How to Stay Prepared Before Cyclone
The Super Cyclonic Storm of 1999 that caused immense destruction in Odisha reminds us that Indian seas are the deadliest basins for formation of sever cyclones. Phailin was the strongest tropical … [Read more...] about Why Do We Face Cyclones So Often?
Bhubaneswar, the city named after Lord Tribhubaneswar dates back to 2000 years. Evolving through centuries, from a mere collection of villages to becoming the state capital, the city has innumerable … [Read more...] about How Places in Bhubaneswar Got Their Names
Yesterday, I met a ticket inspector inside my coach who was rather revolted for a railway employee. After he checked my tickets, I mentioned of the lack of cleanliness, broken electrical switches, … [Read more...] about In Odisha, You Mostly Travel in Condemned Coaches
Whether you’re a citizen of Bhubaneswar or just a tourist to the city, you can’t escape the aroma of the street foods in the city. We Bhubaneswarians have a thing for street foods, which is evident … [Read more...] about 5 Street Foods the City Drools Over
In an ambitious plan to upgrade urban India, the government of India is planning to build 100 smart cities which will be equipped with high-tech communication capabilities. This project is being … [Read more...] about Is Bhubaneswar a Potential Candidate for Smart City Project?
Janaagraha is a non-profit organisation based in Bangalore, India. It works with citizens and the government to improve the quality of life in Indian cities and towns. The term 'quality of life' as … [Read more...] about Janaagraha – A Movement That May Transform Your Life in Bhubaneswar
A woman recently moved the Orissa high court, challenging the state government's rule of not allowing women to work as dancers and singers in bars. Her petition is likely to be heard on June 4. The … [Read more...] about Bihar and Odisha Excise Act 1915 – Is It Archaic and Discriminatory?
Bhubaneswar is comparable to Ahmedabad in respect of seismic vulnerability and can have similar damage to its building infrastructure in case of a likely earthquake of comparable intensity of shaking … [Read more...] about How Quake-prone is Bhubaneswar?
As per statistics cited by Mashable, India is the world’s third largest Internet population trailing behind China and the United States. India is projected to be home to 243 million Internet users by … [Read more...] about Odisha’s Dismal Internet Penetration and Why We Must Rise above It