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Naveen urges Centre to set up NIMHANS in Odisha


CUTTACK : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged the Centre to set up NIMHANS-like institution in the state. He has shot off a letter to Union Health Minister Harshavardhan in this regard. 107 more words


Information on Depression over Northeast Odisha and adjoining Gangetic West Bengal:

Yesterday’s low pressure area over North Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of Gangetic West Bengal and Odisha has rapidly concentrated into a Depression and lay centered at 0830 hours IST today, the 21st July,2014 over Northeastern parts of Odisha and adjoining areas of Gangetic West Bengal near Lat. 124 more words


Central India: There Are No Rights, No Constitution, No Rule Of Law. Is This Democracy?

In the last three months, I have extensively traveled to different parts of Central India (Chhattisgarh ,Odisha and Jharkhand) and what surprises me, is that nothing has changed over 6 years. 692 more words

Amar Kanwar, Environmental Filmmaker, Wins Prize for Art and Social Change

In a recent announcement, New York-based public art non-profit Creative Time revealed the winner of their annual Leonore Annenberg Prize for Art and Social Change. The recipient, Amar Kanwar, is best known for his compelling presentation of contemporary political, social, and environmental issues in India, and will be using the funds awarded to continue working on his current ecologically and socially intensive project titled ‘The Sovereign Forest.’ Now, judging from his history in video art and documentary filmmaking, this comes as no surprise; one of his first documentary projects,  190 more words


Padmasini Temple of Padampur | Odisha Tourism |Travel | Places to See

At a distance of 70 Kms. from Jharsuguda, there is Hirakud reservoir on the left side of village Bhikampali.  Just at the point where the river Mahanadi leaves the than Madhya predesh and enters Orissa to pour in to the Hirakud reservoir, there was once a town called as “Padampur”.  157 more words


Dreamers of Change

In the words of Mizuta Masahide, a seventeenth century Japanese samurai,

“My house burned down
I can now see
the rising moon”. 

For years, these lines have served as an inspiration for many, allowing them to appreciate nature and look beyond the materialistic aspect of life. 456 more words

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