19.01.18 Orrisa(OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA Odisha records growth in foreign tourist arrivals in 2017   The state tourism department said foreign tourist arrivals (FTA) in Odisha increased in 2017, compared to the previous year. According to the data available with the tourism department, total 84,658 Read More …

History of Odisha from Vedic age to Gupta Period

History of Odisha The history of state of Odisha (formerly Orissa) is very old. In different periods it bore names like Kalinga, Utkala, etc. The names signified different territorial extent ruled by different dynasties of rulers at different periods. Each Read More …

Fair and festivals of odisha

Fair and festivals of odisha With numerous religions, ancient temples, local shrines, tribes and an array of sacred places, Odisha (Orissa) observes uncountable number of festivals and fairs round the year. Major Odisha(Orissa) Festivals of Odisha is Jagannath Puri Rath Read More …

FOLK SONGS OF ODISHA

FOLK  SONGS OF ODISHA Odisha has a glorious tradition of music.The figures or dancers musicians Carved on ancient temple walls  speak of Odisha’s rich musical heritage. There were saint-poets of Odisha who composed lyrical poems to be sung. Bards usually Read More …

folk dances of odisha

folk dances of odisha There are many forms of dance in odisha. Ghumura dance Ghumura Dance is one of the most leading folk dance forms Kalahandi district of Odisha. It is classified as folk dance as the dress code of Read More …

Painting of Odisha

Paintings of odisha The history of painting in Odisha dated back to ancient times with rock-shelter paintings, some which are dated to the early historic period (300BC-100AD). Apart from the rock painting sites there are several drawings and etching resembling Read More …

Scheduled tribes of Odisha

Scheduled tribes of Odisha   Orissa has the biggest number of tribes; upwards of 62 as far as rate they constitute a great 24 percent of the aggregate populace of the state. These tribes for the most part occupy the Read More …

Major Cities and Tourist Places of Odisha

Major Cities and Tourist Places of Odisha   Tourist Places of Odisha Jagannath Temple   Category : Religious The Jagannath Temple, Puri is one of the most renowned places of interest that are situated in the town of Puri. There Read More …