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The unkindest cut: 'rasagolas' are not Bengali after all

Aug 02, 2015

The unkindest cut: 'rasagolas' are not Bengali after all

Historical evidence unearthed by researchers and scholars in the recent past leave very little room for doubt that the sweet voted Indias National Dessert in a nationwide survey done by MUDRA for Outlook magazine in 2010 had its origins in neighbouring Odisha at least a century and half before 1868 when Nobin Chandra Das is supposed to have invented it in his sweetmeat shop in Kolkatas Sutanati. #didyouknow #West Bengal #Odisha #Sweets #Rasagola #Rasogolla
Interview: With ban suspended, Dutee seeks govt help to secure Rio 2016 berth

Jul 30, 2015

Interview: With ban suspended, Dutee seeks govt help to secure Rio 2016 berth

My first target now is to achieve the qualifying mark of 11.32 seconds in the 100-meter and 23.20 seconds in the 200-meter, Dutee said. #Interview #Olympics #Athletics #Odisha #IAAF #Rio 2016 #CAS #AFI #Dutee Chand #Dutee Chand ban #Dutee Chand ban lifted
At least 26 people dead in flood-like situation due to heavy rain in Odisha, Gujarat

Jul 29, 2015

At least 26 people dead in flood-like situation due to heavy rain in Odisha, Gujarat

At least 26 people lost their lives as flood-like situation continued in various parts of Odisha and Gujarat, where Army and NDRF teams were called for relief operations, and some districts of Rajasthan also stared at a similar crisis. #Rajasthan #Gujarat #NewsTracker #Monsoon #Floods #Odisha #Heavy rains
POSCO's Finex plant likely to be shifted to India after pact with MESCO

Jul 27, 2015

POSCO's Finex plant likely to be shifted to India after pact with MESCO

Not able to take off its 12 million tonnes plant in Odisha, global Steel giant POSCO is likely to shift its first Finex plant to Kalinganagar, in the state from Pohang, South Korea after a definitive pact with homegrown steelmaker MESCO, which is scheduled by August. #POSCO #steel plant #NewsTracker #Odisha #MESCO #Finex Plant
Stampede at Lord Jagannath's Rathyatra in Puri kills two, 10 injured

Jul 18, 2015

Stampede at Lord Jagannath's Rathyatra in Puri kills two, 10 injured

The stampede was the result of a sudden surge in the crowd surrounding the chariot as it was proceeding towards the Gundicha Temple, police said adding details are awaited. #NewsTracker #accident #Odisha #Stampede #Puri #Jagannath Rathyatra
With Patnaik giving up, only Lord Jagannath can save the massive Nabakalebara Rath Yatra

Jul 17, 2015

With Patnaik giving up, only Lord Jagannath can save the massive Nabakalebara Rath Yatra

With less than 24 hours left for the millenniums first Nabakalebara Rath Yatra, the Naveen Patnaik government appears to have thrown up its hands as much in despair as in supplication to Lord Jagannath hoping against hope that this mega religious festival that is taking place in Odishas holy town of Puri after 19 years passes off without a hitch. #ConnectTheDots #Naveen Patnaik #Infrastructure #Rath Yatra #Odisha #Puri #Lord Jagannath #brahma parivartan
End of a $12 bn dream? After a decade of delays, Posco suspends Odisha project

Jul 17, 2015

End of a $12 bn dream? After a decade of delays, Posco suspends Odisha project

Odisha mines minister, Prafulla Kumar Mallik, said his government remained keen to help Posco but had not heard from the company #POSCO #FDI #Mining Bill #Land Acquisition Bill #Make In India #odisha steel plant
Post-Phailin aid: Two arrested in connection with alleged Rs 86 lakh fraud

Jul 13, 2015

Post-Phailin aid: Two arrested in connection with alleged Rs 86 lakh fraud

A former bank manager and an additional district fishery officer (ADFO) were arrested in connection with an alleged Rs 86 lakh fraud relating to post-cyclone Phailin assistance to fishermen. #NewsTracker #Odisha #Cyclone phailin #Gopalpur #Phailin fraud
BSNL to invest Rs 830 cr in Odisha, brings Jagannath temple under wi-fi in Puri

Jul 09, 2015

BSNL to invest Rs 830 cr in Odisha, brings Jagannath temple under wi-fi in Puri

The wi-fi facility has been created by BSNL with the optical fiber backbone which can provide backhaul broadband bandwidth of up to 100 MB per second. #Business #BSNL #Ravi Shankar Prasad #CompanyWatch #Odisha #Dharmendra Pradhan #Lord Jagannath Temple