Odisha declares COVID-19 a disaster


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Odisha Cabinet on Friday declared COVID-19 as a ‘disaster’ for the State under the provisions of Disaster Management Act, 2005 to adequately empower public officials to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus outbreak. Informing the   Read More

March 13, 2020

BYOFF set to begin on Puri beach


Odisha Channel Bureau Puri: The stage is once again set for the Bring Your Own Film Festival (BYOFF). The festival will be inaugurated on Friday (February21) and continue till February 21. It is held every year at Pink House Hotel   Read More

February 20, 2020

Odisha ecotourism project attracts nature lovers, conservationists; benefits reach local communities


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Satkosia Sands Resort at Badmul an Ecotourism project in Satkosia Tiger Reserve has earned revenue of Rs. 1 crore by second week of February this year. The ecotourism project started in the year 2016 with three   Read More

February 20, 2020

Odisha to carry out survey of backward classes


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: In order to bring about a meaningful and comprehensive development for the people belonging to backward classes in the State, Odisha government will conduct a survey of social and educational conditions of the people belonging to   Read More

February 18, 2020

Odisha Tourism’s digital initiative featured by Adobe


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: The success story of Odisha’s Digital Presence has been captured as a Prime Tourism and e-Gov Use case by Adobe. Recognising a one of a kind implementation of the Adobe stack in the Government & Public   Read More

February 15, 2020

Odisha turning into a haven for idol smugglers


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) held its annual conference of its State Conveners here on Friday. Speaking at the occasion, the Conveners from different chapters expressed their grave concerns on the   Read More

February 15, 2020

JDCA’s international film festival on art and artists concludes


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: The final day of JD Centre of Art’s 13th International Film Festival on Art & Artists opened with the unique and contemplative film, Human’s Musics here on Sunday. A specially re-edited version of Human (2015), the   Read More

February 10, 2020

Odisha police recover arms and ammunition from Malkangiri


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: In a major jolt to the subversive designs of the Maoists in Malkangiri district, security personnel have recovered and seized huge quantity of Maoists arms, ammunition, equipment and gadgets. Giving this information to the media here   Read More

February 7, 2020

Film festival on art & artists begins today


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: The 13th International Film Festival on Art & Artists is set to begin at the IDCOL Auditorium of the city today (Friday). The three-day festival, being organised by the JD Centre of Art (JDCA) in partnership   Read More

February 7, 2020

Odisha Chief Minister launches online property tax module


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: In an effort to shape a major 5T target in urban administration with greater transparency and efficiency, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on launched the online property tax module here on Monday. The module will facilitate   Read More

January 20, 2020

NLU Odisha approves 25% domicile reservation


Odisha Channel Bureau Cuttack: The General Council of National Law University Odisha has approved 25% horizontal reservation to domicile of state of Odisha across categories for the admission to undergraduate and post-graduate programmes at NLU Odisha. The decision was taken   Read More

January 4, 2020

We will not spare anyone indulging in any corrupt practices: Odisha Govt.


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: “Transparency is an important pillar of this government and we will not spare anyone indulging in any corrupt practices,” said the Odisha government while placing 2009 batch IAS officer Bijay Ketan Upadhyaya under suspension with immediate   Read More

December 31, 2019

Odisha Biennale enthralls visitors at Kalabhoomi


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Odisha Biennale 2019, an enthralling International Art and Cultural festival, is taking place from 23rd to 31st December at Kalabhoomi, Odisha Crafts Museum, in the Pokhariput area of the city. The event is meant to be   Read More

December 29, 2019


Combating coronavirus

Naveen Patnaik and other leaders washing their hands to show how to prevent spread of coronavirus.


Happy Republic Day

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik craved the sand sculpture on Puri beach to mark the 71st Republic Day.


Welcome to Odisha

A sand art by Sudarsan Pattnaik with the message `Welcome to Odisha’ at Puri beach.


Save forest, save elephant

Save forest, save elephant: Sudarsan Pattnaik’s sand art on human-animal conflict at Puri beach.


International Odissi Dance Festival

An artist performing at the International Odissi Dance Festival at Rabindra Mandap in Bhubaneswar.


Merry Christmas

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik’s biggest 3D sand Santa Claus on Puri beach with a `Go Green’ message.


Protest against police action

Activists of AIDSO protest against police action against students of Jamia Millia Islamia in Bhubaneswar.


Interacting with a farmer

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik interacting with a farmer of Ganjam at KALIA helpline centre in Bhubaneswar.

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