Wednesday, June 12, 2024


Odisha CM inaugurates India’s First Indoor Athletics Centre & state-of-the-art Indoor Aquatic Center at Kalinga Stadium

Bhubaneswar, March 9: In a major boost to Indian athletics and swimming, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday inaugurated India’s first Indoor Athletics Centre and Indoor Aquatic Centre at the Kalinga Stadium here. He also laid the foundation stone for the Indoor Diving Centre. The Indoor Athletics Centre stands as India’s first capable of hosting […]

Odisha issues revised guidelines for cash awards to sportspersons & coaches; Cash awards will be maximum up to Rs 9 crore

Bhubaneswar, January 30: The Odisha Government has revised the guidelines for extending cash awards to sportspersons and coaches, including the para and differently-abled sportspersons for winning medals in national and international sports competitions. As per the guidelines issued by the Sports and Youth Services Department, the quantum of cash awards will be maximum up to […]


World’s largest open-air theatre Dhanu Yatra begins in Odisha’s Bargarh

Bargarh, January 15: The ‘Dhanu Yatra’ festival, considered to be the world’s largest open-air theatre, began on Monday in the western Odisha town of Bargarh. Bargarh MP Suresh Pujari inaugurated the 11-day festival which marks the victory of good over evil. The Dhanu Yatra came into existence in Bargarh in 1947-48 as part of the […]

Classical dance connoisseurs throng International Odissi Dance Festival

Bhubaneswar, December 27: The second day of the biggest Odissi ensemble on Wednesday witnessed a beautiful blend of rhythm, movement and music representing the three styles of Odissi. The morning session featured some good performances by the artistes of Odissi Nrutyayana, Berhampur (Group), Tomomi Fukui, USA (Solo), Saswati Soumya Sahoo, Canada (Solo), Sarbani Mishra & […]

Upcoming Telefilm ‘Senrra’ Illuminates ‘Disappearing Art of Pottery’

Bhawanipatna, September 29: The forthcoming telefilm ‘Senrra’ is set to highlight the dwindling tradition of pottery. As modernity sweeps across, heritage crafts are gradually disappearing, leaving the livelihoods of artisans, including proficient potters, hanging by a thread. ‘Senrra’ intends to graphically depict the grim reality confronting the pottery community, comparing their predicament to a sunset […]