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Odisha celebrates Dhanu Sankranti

Dhanu Sankranti is observed on the day when the Sun enters in the Sagittarius or Dhanur Rashi and the Dhanur Mas (month of the Bow), the ninth month o...

Forest dept drive to ensure safety of Olive Ridley turtles

Berhampur: The forest department has set up nine protection units to ensure safe nesting of Olive Ridley turtles near Rushikulya river mouth in Ganjam...

Over 40,000 persons detected with HIV in Odisha

Bhubaneswar:  As many as 42,998 persons were detected with HIV positive in Odisha, out of which 2,277 were women, a report by Odisha State AIDS C...

List of 15 items from Odisha that have GI Tags

Bhubaneswar: While the battle between Odisha and West Bengal over GI tag for Rasagola, took an ugly turn, the Odisha Government is now trying to compi...

On Prathamastami celebration, people honour their eldest child

Bhubaneswar(Sabyasachi Amitav): Odisha remain soaked in the celebration of Prathamastami on Saturday, which is one of the most popular festivals of th...