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First Filmfare Awards for east India

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 19:56

Almost 60 years after the Filmfare Awards were first introduced, the coveted honour makes its east India debut this March, the organisers said Saturday.

‘Oriya must be a medium of teaching with English’

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 07, 2011, 12:54

The minister was here to inaugurate a workshop on the role of college teachers in promoting Oriya language in the class rooms.

Orissa becomes `Odisha`, Oriya is `Odia`

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 06, 2011, 14:19

Orissa will hereafter be called `Odisha` and the Oriya language will be known as `Odia` with Parliament giving approval to amendment of the Constitution and also passing the related bill.

Oriya to be official language in Orissa

Last Updated: Saturday, January 02, 2010, 22:19

About two-and-half decades after a proposal was made to make Oriya the official langugage, the Orissa government has taken a formal decision to implement it in a phased manner.