Daily Archives: April 14, 2013

Danda Nacha fails to fade with time

With the passage of time, many folk dance forms have vanished into oblivion but Danda Nacha (punishment dance) continues to hold relevance in Ganjam, Boudh, Kandhamal and Sambalpur districts. It is performed in ‘Chaitra’ and begins 21 or 13 days prior to Bisuba Sankranti. Despite the dance form having stringent rituals, the number of participants

Congress chairpersons in three new NACs

Sunita Bag of Congress was declared elected to the post of Chairperson of Attabira NAC unopposed here on Saturday. The post was reserved for SC (woman) candidate and the announcement was made by Bargarh Sub-Collector who was officiating as the election officer. Although the Congress had the option to field Bilasini Naik of the party

Rajkishan Patel has been selected by NCA for the training

Rajkishan Patel has been selected by NCA for the training

UBI opened its 60th regional office at Sambalpur

Union Bank of India(UBI) opened its 60th regional office at Sambalpur, its second in Odisha. The regional office was opened by H R Khan, Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in the presence of D Sarkar, chairman and managing director of Union Bank. This office will cater to the branches of the public

City Bus Service in Sambalpur and Berhampur by June end

The State Government has decided to  introduce city bus services in Sambalpur and Berhampur by June end. Naveen Patnaik the CM asked the officials to work out the details of implementation of the bus service in these two towns. City bus service has already been introduced in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack. The CM reviewed the implementation of the