Disclaimer: The following is an account of a wildlife conservationist who witnessed a mob attack on an elephant family in the outskirts of Bhubaneswar and documented the whole incident and shared it … [Read more...] about Mob Attack on Elephant Family in Bhubaneswar’s Outskirts
As India comes to terms with the demonetisation of high value currency notes, one festival that truly represents the spirit of commerce and finance might come and go in Orissa this year, without much … [Read more...] about Boita Bandana: Celebrating Our Maritime History
The slogan of ‘Make in Odisha’ is being raised, Bhubaneswar is going to be a smart city. But first the state must explore ways of raising its farm productivity. Odisha is one of the rare states … [Read more...] about What Makes Odisha Poor and How It Can Change its Fortunes
#NuakhaiJuhar was trending on Twitter for much of Tuesday. It also dominated the discourse on Facebook, WhatsApp and other social media platforms, besides getting day-long coverage on television with … [Read more...] about When will Nuakhai become a Truly pan-Odisha Festival?
At the backyard of his house in Jirala village, Pradeepta Nayak carefully selects delicate rice straw strands, separating the dark brown colored ones from those having a golden hue. In a small room … [Read more...] about Straw Painting – An Exquisite Handicraft of Odisha
During the all country review meeting last week (Shraavan Purnimaa), over breakfast, a senior colleague from some remote part of Pakistan asked, "Snigdha ji ! Which part of India are you … [Read more...] about To Odisha from Pakistan