Odia set to become classical language

Odia is set to become a classical language. Following demands, the Union Cabinet today gave its approval for putting Odia in the list of classical language.

Patnaik faces flak from ex-aide for inability to speak Odia

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik`s alleged inability to speak Odia came in for flak on Friday from his erstwhile aide and present Odisha Jana Morcha leader and Rajya Sabha member Pyarimohan Mohapatra.

Orissa Assembly adjourned sine die two weeks ahead of schedule

The Orissa Assembly was on Saturday
abruptly adjourned sine die two weeks ahead of schedule after
the House unanimously passed a resolution changing the state`s
name from Orissa to Odisha and its language from Oriya to
Odia.