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Total Recall: Odia Detective Novels of the Past

By Srikant Mohanty: First television and subsequently a change in life-style leading to hectic schedules gradually did away with the passion for reading the favorite authors in detective novels. Few in the present generation even know that…

Pratibha Ray gets Jnanpith Award-2011

Veteran Odia writer Pratibha Ray was conferred the prestigious Jnanpith Award for the year 2011 for her life time research in literature. She is the fourth Odia to get the award after Sitakant Mohapatra. President Pranab Mukherjee…

A Tribute to Manoranjan Das

Bhubaneswar: Eminent dramatist Manoranjan Das was the pioneer of the modern theatre movement in Odisha. Odia literature will now look empty without him after his death on Feb 17. He was the prominent face of Odia theatre, which has its…