Guru Giridhar Nayak,Dr Shantanu Mohapatra felicitated with Guru Keluchran Award

Bhubaneswar, September 10: The Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award for 2015 was conferred on two eminent artists of Odisha on the concluding evening of the annual award festival at Rabindra Mandap here on Wednesday.

The awards were presented to Guru Giridhari Nayak and Shantanu Mohapatra for their achievements in the fields of Odissi dance and music respectively. The award carries a cash prize of Rs.50,000 each besides citations and a mementos.

The five-day festival was hosted by Srjan, the dance institution established by the legendary Odissi maestro Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra.

Guru Kelucharan was regarded as the king of the Odissi dance and to remember his contributions to Odissi dance in global level this festival is organised every year.

Meanwhile, the inaugural evening was attended by Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan, the concluding evening was graced by School and Mass Education Minister Debi Prasad Mishra, Tourism and Culture Minister Ashok Chandra Panda, Member, Board of Revenue Ashok Tripathy and Tourism Secretary LN Gupta.

Minister Pratap Jena meets Jaga-Kalia at New Delhi AIIMS

New Delhi: Health and Family Welfare Minister Pratap Jena accompanied by a five-member medical expert team on Friday met Kandhamal's separated twins J...

Maoists Bandh Call Affects Normal Life In Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Hundreds of passengers were left stranded at different places in Malkangiri today after buses under the Odisha State Road Transport Corpor...

Lightning claims nine lives in Odisha

Balasore: Lightning claimed nine lives while three persons including a school girl sustained critical burn injuries in separate incidents in Odisha to...

CM urges Civil Aviation Ministry to resume flight services to Bangkok, Bengaluru

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today urged the Centre to resume the Air India flight from Bhubaneswar to Bangkok and Bengaluru at the earliest.In a le...