A City of Decaying Ecstasy; Aparna Mohanty’s work in BOCCA


By Kedar Mishra He felt his soul leave his body, rise upward into the dome, becoming part of it; part of space, of time, of heaven, and of God. This is how Irving Stone finished his famous bio-fiction “Agony and   Read More

May 6, 2018

Naveen Patnaik unveils logo, websites showcasing Bhubaneswar


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: On the eve of the 70th foundation day of the capital city of Bhubaneswar, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday unveiled the logo and official website of Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) along with another city   Read More

April 12, 2018

OTDC pays dividend to Odisha government for the first time


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) has declared interim dividend for the first time since its inception. State Tourism Minister Ashok Chandra Panda handed over a cheque of Rs. 1 crore to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik towards   Read More

April 10, 2018

Freedom from the owners; media’s real quest for freedom


OPINION By Kedar Mishra In his last book `Editor Unplugged’, late Vinod Mehta, the daredevil editor writes “Corporate control of the media, then, is not the evil empire. The evil empire is cartelization which inevitably spins into monopoly or media   Read More

March 28, 2018

From Bijepur to Gorakhpur, is it BJP’s beginning of the end?


OPINION By Kedar Mishra In the first quarter of March Indian politics had come across multiple twisters and the prefixed invincibility of BJP got serious injuries all over its body. On 28th February BJP faced a humiliating defeat in Bijepur   Read More

March 15, 2018

Celebrating tribal culture: Odisha government shows the way


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Taking forward the Odisha government’s concerted efforts to empower the marginalized and the under privileged, the Naveen Patnaik dispensation’s decision to set up special development councils in nine districts of the state that have tribal population   Read More

March 12, 2018

The splendid margin of victory in Bijepur tells a different story


OPINION By Kedar Mishra It will be a definite photo finish between BJP and BJD in Bijepur by-election, predicted a senior journalist after travelling extensively in the poll bound constituency on 24th February, the voting day. It’s not one or   Read More

March 2, 2018

Odisha seeks Korean investments for Paradip PCPIR


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: In the run up to the Make in Odisha 2018, the Government of Odisha pitched Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR) at Paradip as an ideal destination for companies in the petroleum, chemicals and plastics   Read More

February 27, 2018

CDA conducts first annual monitoring of Chilika Lake


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Chilika Development Authority conducted its first annual monitoring of the Chilika Lake on Saturday with a view to map out the number and extent of the flagship species and to study the hydrological impacts of removal   Read More

February 25, 2018

Odisha beckons Gujarat-based industries to explore new growth opportunities


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: In the run up to the Make in Odisha Conclave 2018, the Government of Odisha on Thursday organised an investment promotion roadshow in Ahmedabad to showcase the inherent advantages of investing in Odisha. A panel discussion   Read More

February 22, 2018

Politics of shoes, eggs and abuses; a saga of political hooliganism


OPINION By Kedar Mishra A few days ago, popular news channel of OTV invited a very unusual guest to their celebrity interview show “Khola Katha”. The only credibility and achievement of the guest was hurling eggs at Chief Minister Naveen   Read More

February 21, 2018

Union Cabinet approves proposal to constitute Tribunal to settle Mahanadi water dispute


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved the proposal for setting up of a Tribunal for adjudication of the dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh on Mahanadi river waters. The decision by the Cabinet follows the Supreme Court   Read More

February 20, 2018

Odisha to support Indian hockey teams for five years


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Government of Odisha on Thursday announced a first-of-its-kind association with Hockey India for the next five years. The State also unveiled its logo that will don the new jerseys of Team India: Men’s and Women’s hockey   Read More

February 15, 2018


BJD holds protest against fuel price hike

Youth and student activists of BJD staging a protest against fuel price hike in Bhubaneswar on April 2.


Odia news weekly Sampark launched

Sampark, an Odia news weekly, was launched by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Bhubaneswar on March 31.


Soumya Ranjan Patnaik joins BJD

Editor of Sambad Soumya Ranjan Patnaik joins the BJD at Naveen Nivas on Wednesday.


Patnaik presenting book to Modi

Naveen Patnaik presenting the book ‘The Tall Man Biju Patnaik’ to Narendra Modi in New Delhi.


A pelican bird at Nandankanan

A pelican bird cleaning its feathers in her nest at Nandankanan Zoological Park


Super blue blood moon

Tourists watching the super blue blood moon on the Puri beach in Odisha on Wednesday.


Adivasi Mela in Bhubaneswar

A woman doing the hair of a Bonda tribal girl at the ongoing Adivasi Mela in Bhubaneswar.


Odisha bandh over Kunduli gang-rape victim’s suicide

Congress workers block a road during Odisha bandh by Congress, BJP over Kunduli gang-rape victim’s suicide.

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