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Jul 25, 2017
Pratyush-Das

Odisha Channel Bureau BHUBANESWAR: New Odia typeface Ashoka Odia designed by Odisha-born National Institute of Design (NID)-graduate Pratyush Das has been released by Ahmedabad-based Indian Type Foundry (ITF). Ashoka Odia is ITF’s very first commercial typeface for the Odia script.   Read More

Jul 20, 2017
Paika-Rebellion-anniversary

Odisha Channel Bureau NEW DELHI: President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 200th anniversary celebrations of the Paika Rebellion of Odisha at Vigyan Bhavan here on Thursday evening. Speaking on the occasion, Mukherjee said that it was indeed a privilege for him   Read More

Jul 20, 2017
paika-bidroha

Odisha Channel Bureau BHUBANESWAR: Pre-dating what has been popularly regarded as the fist war of independence in 1857, the Paika Bidroha (Paika Rebellion) of 1817 in Odisha briefly shook the foundations of British rule in the eastern part of India.   Read More

Jul 19, 2017
paika-bidroha

Odisha Channel Bureau BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday urged the Centre to consider the State government’s proposal to declare the Paika Rebellion of 1817 as India’s first war of independence. In a letter addressed to Union Home   Read More

Jul 19, 2017
Netaji-Bridge

Odisha Channel Bureau CUTTACK: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday inaugurated the three-lane Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Setu over Kathajodi river on Kathajodi river connecting connects the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. The 2.88-km-long bridge from near the   Read More

Jul 16, 2017
flash-flood

Odisha Channel Bureau BHUBANESWAR: Heavy rains on Saturday night caused flash floods in Rayagada and Kalahandi districts on Sunday affecting about 50,000 people. Flash floods in Nagabali and Kalyani rivers left thousands of people marooned in Kalyansinghpur block of Rayagada   Read More

Jul 12, 2017
Upasaranam

Upasaranam, an evening of Odissi dance by young artistes of Srjan at Rabindra Mandap in Bhubaneswar.

Jul 11, 2017
air-asia

Odisha Channel Bureau BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has written to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for introduction of e-Visa facility at the Biju Patnaik International Airport for the citizens of eligible nations. Patnaik wrote a letter to Singh on   Read More

Jul 10, 2017
naveen-patnaik

Odisha Channel Bureau BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday announced to set up the Kalinga International Sports City to make the State eligible to bid for most international competitions including Commonwealth and Asian games. “We will also have   Read More

Jul 10, 2017
Neeraj-Chopra

BHUBANESWAR: Indian teenager Neeraj Chopra’s new Asian Championship javelin throw record, the distance double gold medal winning efforts by Govindan Lakshmanan (India) and Dariya Maslova (Kyrghistan) and India’s two 1600m relay titles brought a touch of class and emotion to   Read More

Jul 9, 2017
Asian-meet-2017

BHUBANESWAR: South Korea’s Bonggo Park on Sunday led a semi-final race in such commanding fashion that his pace (20.91 seconds) fuelled the Philippines Trenten Anthony and India’s Amiya Kumar Mallick as well into the final of the 22nd Asian Athletics   Read More

Jul 9, 2017
Narazarov

A fifth Asian Athletics Championship gold medal for Dilshod Nazarov (Tajikistan), a dramatic high jump victory for Woo Sang-Hyeok (South Korea), a maiden Asian gold for steeplechaser Sudha Singh and a victory for the Chinese men’s 400 relay squad by   Read More

Jul 8, 2017
aac-2017-bhubaneswar

BHUBANESWAR: The shock exit of China’s Diamond League long jumper Zhang Yaoguang from the qualifications was the biggest news to emerge from the morning session on the third day of competitions in the Asian Athletics Championships at the Kalinga Stadium   Read More

Jul 8, 2017
aac-2017

BHUBANESWAR: India secured popular, if unexpected, double gold in the 400m and metric miles on a stormy and rainy evening at the Kalinga Stadium here on Friday. The gold-rush enabled it stay on top of the medals charts with six   Read More

Jul 7, 2017
Li-Lingwei

BHUBANESWAR: Li Lingwei (China) set a new women’s javelin throw meet record, Manpreet Kaur (women’s shot put) and G Lakshman (men’s 5000m) claimed emotional gold medals for the home team while discus throw veteran Ehasan Hadadi (Iran) won the crown   Read More

Jul 6, 2017
naveen-coe

Odisha Channel Bureau BHUBANESWAR: An Expression of Intent was signed between Government of Odisha, International Association for Athletics Federations and Athletics Federation of India here on Thursday for establishment of a High Performance Academy at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. The   Read More

Jul 5, 2017
Dutee-Chand-Odisha

Bhubaneswar, July 5: Odisha sprinter Dutee Chand’s emotional journey from a home of weavers in Gopalpur to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero is by now quite well documented. There are some others Indians who have beaten adversity through   Read More

Jul 5, 2017
Dilshod-Nazarov

Bhubaneswar, July 5: As many as 13 defending champions, including Rio Olympic Games hammer throw gold medallist Dilshod Nazarov (Tajikistan) and Indians Tintu Luka (women’s 800m) and Vikas Gowda (men’s discus throw), will feature in the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships   Read More

Jul 2, 2017
dutee-chand

Odisha Channel Bureau BHUBANESWAR: Overcoming the challenge of getting ready within record 90 days Odisha is all set to host the prestigious Asian Athletics Championships from July 6-9 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. This is for the third time   Read More

Jul 1, 2017
acc-2017

Flags of over 40 countries flying high ahead of Asian Athletics Championships 2017 in Bhubaneswar.