Saturday, August 08, 2020


IIT-Bhubaneswar holds end‐semester exams online amid Corona pandemic

Bhubaneswar: IIT-Bhubaneswar conducted the end‐semester examinations in the normal comprehensive way in online mode from June 24 to 30 for its final year subjects. A total of 526 students, including BTech (206) Dual Degree (36), (75), M.Tech (167), PhD (42) appeared the examinations. The  commercially  available  systems  for  online  examinations  are  normally  designed to […]


Pragyan Ojha announces retirement from all forms of cricket

Bhubaneswar: Odia cricketer and left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha on Friday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket as he took to the micro-blogging site Twitter to announce the same. “It’s time I move on to the next phase of my life. The love and support of each and every individual will always remain with […]

Odisha CM launches KIUG 2020 Jersey

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik along with Union Ministers Dr RP Nishank, Dharmendra Pradhan and Kiren Rijiju launched the inaugural edition of Khelo India University Games to be held from February 22 to March 1 at KIIT University here. Speaking on the occasion the Chief Minister said Odisha will ensure that players have a memorable […]


‘Super 22’ to showcase talents of differently-abled on Nov 4

Bhubaneswar: Sabyasachi & team Smile Please – a social welfare organisation – will stage ‘Super 22’ show on Monday here. As part of the show as many as 22 persons with disabilities (PwDs), including eight females having extraordinary talents will showcase their skills. The 22 differently-abeled talents have been selected by the Sabyasachi and team […]

Kallola-2019: Entries invited for short film competition

Bhubaneswar: UNICEF Odisha in collaboration with Aaina, an Odisha-based voluntary organisation launched Season 5 of KALLOLA, a short film contest on child rights, on the theme of Nutrition – Every child’s right for a healthy life on Monday here. Kallola 2019 invites entries for short films (30, 60 and 90 seconds) on the theme Nutrition […]

Sangam stands tall at Kala Hira 2019

Bhawanipatna: The artistes of the Kalahandi-based Sangam – a socio-cultural organisation – have regaled the audience with their extraordinary performance at Dhanbad in Jharkhand recently. The occasion is a three-day all-India multi-lingual dance and drama competition, Kala Hira 2019, which was organised by All India Theatre Council. In the drama section, noted dramatist Rajendra Padhi’s […]