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  • Treat yourself to festival delicacies of Odisha

    We are in the throes of the Durga puja festival. Who doesn’t love this time of the year?  Children or adults, we all look forward to the fun and festivities of Durga Puja and Dusshera season.  

    In Odisha, the air is already filled with the aromas of a variety of mouth watering dishes which reflect our unique heritage and culture. Since festivals in Odisha are incomplete without special food preparations, we are sharing today some traditional delicacies cooked and relished during this time of the year.

    Macha Jhola

    People of Odish

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  • ମହାଳୟାରେ ପୂର୍ବ ପୁରୁଷଙ୍କୁ ଅର୍ପଣ, ତର୍ପଣ ଓ ସମର୍ପଣ

    ସନାତନ ଧର୍ମରେ ପିତୃପକ୍ଷର ଏକ ବଡ଼ ମହତ୍ତ୍ୱ ରହିଛି । ପୂର୍ବଜଙ୍କୁ ଏହି ଦିନ ପ୍ରସନ୍ନ କରିଦେଲେ, ଘର ପରିବାର ଉପରେ ସେମାନଙ୍କ କୃପା ସବୁବେଳେ ରହିଥାଏ ବୋଲି କୁହାଯାଏ । ଏଥିସହିତ ଘରକୁ କୌଣସି ପ୍ରକାରର ଦୁଃଖ ଦୁର୍ଦ୍ଦଶା ମଧ୍ୟ ଆସି ନ ଥାଏ । ଏହି ପିତୃପକ୍ଷ ବା ଶ୍ରାଦ୍ଧ ପକ

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  • Top 5 Scenic Lakes in Odisha

    Water is sometimes the best solution to blow off the heat from our mundane lives. If you are visiting Odisha, a true vacationer’s paradise, then you have vast stretches of water to explore and enjoy! Pristine beaches have always been the highlight of Odisha. But we are here to introduce you to some of the most scenic and serene lakes in Odisha that perfectly fit into your quick getaway goals!

    ...But why a Lake?

    It’s only natural for you to think, why choose a lake for a vacation? How can it be more entertaining than the vast

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  • ଓଡ଼ିଆ ସାହିତ୍ୟର କ୍ରମବିକାଶ ଆଗାମୀ ପିଢିର ପାହାଚ

    ଯୁବ ଔପନ୍ୟାସିକଙ୍କୁ ଆକୃଷ୍ଟ କରେ ଆଧୁନିକ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ସାହିତ୍ୟିକଙ୍କ କୃତୀ:

    ସାହିତ୍ୟ ହେଉଛି ଏକ ଜାତିର ପରିଚୟ । ଭବିଷ୍ୟତ ପିଢି ପାଇଁ ପ୍ରେରଣାର ଅସରନ୍ତି ଉତ୍ସ । ସଂସ୍କୃତି, ପରମ୍ପରା, ସାମାଜିକ ଚଳଣି, ଓ ଇତିହାସର ବାର୍ତ୍ତାବହ । ଯେଉଁ ଜାତିର ସାହିତ୍ୟ ଯେତେ ସମୃଦ୍ଧ,

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  • Nuakhai - The blissful harvest festival uniting people

    Nuakhai - The blissful harvest festival uniting people

    Nuakhai, the pristine festival of rejoicing and glorifying the newly harvested rice, is celebrated majorly in the western part of Odisha. This festival is also called by other names such as Nuakhai Parab or Nuakhai Bhetghat. If we break the word Nuakhai, we get nua which means new and khai means food. This festival holds immense significance for the farmers as they worship their first food grain being harvested.

    When is Nuakhai celebrated ?

    Nuakhai is generally celebrated i

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  • ନୂଆଁଖାଇ ଭେଟ୍‌ଘାଟ୍‌

    ନୂଆଁଖାଇ, ପଶ୍ଚିମ ଓଡ଼ିଶାର ଏକ କୃଷିଭିତିକ ପର୍ବ । ଏହା ପଶ୍ଚିମ ଓଡ଼ିଶାର ଗଣପର୍ବ ନାମରେ ମଧ୍ୟ ଖ୍ୟାତ । ନୂତନ ଧାନ(ଫସଲ)କୁ ସ୍ୱାଗତ କରିବାର ଉତ୍ସବ ହେଉଛି ନୂଆଁଖାଇ । ଓଡ଼ିଶାରେ ପ୍ରଚଳିତ ଜଗନ୍ନାଥ ତଥା ସୌର ପଞ୍ଜିକା ଅନୁଯାୟୀ ଭାଦ୍ରବ ମାସର ଶୁକ୍ଳପକ୍ଷ ପଂଚମୀ ତିଥି ଦିନ ପ

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  • Hirakud Dam: The Upcoming Gateway for Tourism in Western Odisha

    Over the mighty Mahanadi river, tall stands the longest earthen dam of the world: the Hirakud Dam. Harnessing the complete force of the river, the Dam has been one of the major attraction points of Odisha. To reinforce the ultimate potential of this tourist spot, let us dive deep into the details of how the Hirakud Dam will soon be transformed into a Gateway to Western Odisha.

    A Thrilling Master Plan

    As a part of the Western Odisha Development Council’s (WODC) master plan, not one but multiple levels of changes and additions will b

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  • Odisha in Olympics: 6 Champions in Tokyo Olympics 2020

    Odisha has come to be known as the ‘Sports Capital of India’ and rightly so, owing to the far-reaching steps it has taken over the years to boost the participation of youth in sports. It is home to great state-of-art sporting facilities and an enthusiastic and sports-loving community, leading to the rise of some of the greatest torch-bearing athletes in India.

    As we proudly cheer for India, let us introduce you to the 6 champions from Odisha who are representing India in Olympics this year -

    Amit Rohidas

    10th May,

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  • ବର୍ଷାଦିନେରେ ପାଟି ସୁଆଦିଆ ଜଳଖିଆ (ସ୍ନାକ୍ସ)

    ମୌସୁମୀ ବର୍ଷା । ବାହାରେ ବର୍ଷାବୁନ୍ଦାର ରୁଣୁଝୁଣୁ ଶବ୍ଦ । ଖରାଦିନ ଶେଷ ହେଲା ପରେ ମୌସୁମୀ ବର୍ଷାର ପରସ ଦେହ ଆଉ ମନକୁ କରେ ଶୀତଳ । ମୌସୁମୀ ସକାଳର ବାଦଲଭରା ଆକାଶ, ଆର୍ଦ୍ର ମାଟି, ପବନରେ ମୌସୁମୀର ମାଦକତା, ଗଛରୁ ଝରୁଥିବା ଟୋପା ଟୋପା ପାଣିବୁନ୍ଦା, ବର୍ଷା ଭିଜା ଘାସ ଗାଲ

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  • Monsoon Magic in Odisha

    Monsoon in Odisha is one of the most awaited times of the year, a time to relax with the pitter-patter of rains and enjoy lip-smacking delicacies with a hot cup of tea.

    Gently flowing breeze, the sun nestling behind the clouds, freshly washed trees, swaying softly and the cool drops of rain bringing relief after months of scorching heat – arrival of monsoon gives our hearts joy similar to meeting a close friend after a long time. It’s the perfect weather to replenish our souls and fill our hearts with romance and passion.

    Monsoon is a lovely time to travel in

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