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Recognize Kosli as the second official language of Odisha

Following is a report from the Samaja:

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February 23, 2012 at 8:01 am Leave a comment

BPUT Rourkela plans to collaborate with the Pune-based C-DAC

Following is a report from The Telegraph:

Bhubaneswar, Feb. 21: The Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) plans to collaborate with the Pune-based Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) to work on various key areas of high performance computing, the use of supercomputers and computer clusters to solve advanced computing problems.

The university is working on setting up five advanced centres of computing in various institutions in the state and intends to set up a high performance computing cluster in their upcoming campus in Rourkela.

“This would help students of MTech to pursue research,” said a senior official of BPUT on the sidelines of the National Symposium on High Performance Computing in Academia and Beyond, organised by C-DAC, department of IT, ministry of communications and IT, in association with BPUT. The programme primarily aimed at creating awareness on high performance computing and its benefits in the academic segment.

“The symposium will enable BPUT to introduce similar programmes in their curriculum and enable faculty and students in various scientific and all engineering disciplines of Odisha to exploit the benefits of advanced computing and parallel processing,” said Pradeep K. Sinha, senior director high performance computing, C-DAC.

“C-DAC should take the initiative to set up high performance computing labs in all the universities and institutions of the state for the benefit of the scientific and engineering community,” said minister of higher education Badri Narayan Patra, who inaugurated the programme.

Patra also said that these centres would act as computing research centres for scientific and academic purposes and address the need of high quality engineering education and high-end computing work for the research community in the eastern region.

A faculty development programme on “Current Trends in Distributed Operating Systems” was also organised for the faculty members of engineering, MTech, MCA and mathematics stream of all colleges under the university on the occasion. The Medical Informatics Group of C-DAC is already working for the Odisha Telemedicine Network in the state.

February 22, 2012 at 11:41 am Leave a comment

Uranium deposits in Jhanj mountain near Ghess, Bargarh

Following is a report from the Sambad:

 

February 22, 2012 at 5:31 am 1 comment

“Kosli Matrubhasa Divas” celebration: A report by Sambad

Following is a report from the Sambad (BBSR) edition:

February 22, 2012 at 5:18 am Leave a comment

Kosli language speakers raise pitch for official language status

Following is a report from the Pioneer:

The Kosli Ekta Manch celebrated Kosli Matrubhasa Divas on the occasion of the World Mother Language Day here on Tuesday.

Dr Arjun Purohit, a professor based in Canada, joined as chief guest, while Padmashree Dr Chaturbhuja Meher joined as the guest of honour. Manch president Gorekhnath Sahu presided over the function and executive president Baidyanath Mishra introduced the guests.

The speakers unanimously demanded that Kosli language should be recognised as the mother tongue of the people who speak it and included in the Scheduled 8 of the Indian Constitution. Besides, they also demanded that the language should be the second official language of Odisha.

The speakers rued that the State Government was not much sincere on development of human resource, natural resource and culture and language of the region of the Kosli speaking people.

Poet Haladhar Nag was given Koshal Ratna, while litterateurs Atal Buhari Panda, Srinibas Mishra and playwright Panchanan Mishrs were felicitated. A mouthpiece of the Manch ‘Jay Koshal’ was released on the occasion.

February 21, 2012 at 8:08 pm Leave a comment

Kosli Matrubhasa Divas celebrated in Bhubaneswar

“Kosli Matrubhasa Divas” celebrated in Bhubaneswar (Thanks to Pradeep Kumar for posting the photo on face book). On this occasion, poet Haldhar Nag was felicitated with “KOSAL RATNA”.

February 21, 2012 at 6:45 pm Leave a comment

Dumeshwar temple of Jharsuguda

Following is a report from the Sambad:

February 20, 2012 at 8:41 pm Leave a comment

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