Mohapatra Current Affairs, GK & News

Freedom fighter Goura Chandra Mohapatra passes away

Goura Chandra Mohapatra (104), the veteran freedom fighter, educationist and social reformer, has passed away in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on September 11, 2018. He actively participated in the freedom movement and jailed during Quit India Movement in 1942. He dedicated his entire life for promotion of Gandhian values and for social upliftment. Mohapatra was the son ..


Raghunath Mohapatra nominated as a member of Rajya Sabha by President Ramnath Kovind

Recently, President Ram Nath Kovind has nominated 4 Rajya Sabha members viz. Farmer leader and former MP Ram Shakal, sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra, classical dancer Sonal Mansingh and Founder of Delhi-based “India Policy Foundation” Rakesh Sinha.  Raghunath Mohapatra is an internationally renowned sculptur famous for his stone carvings. Practicing since 1959, Mr. Mohapatra has trained over ..


Biswamohan Mahapatra appointed as non-executive chairman of National Payments Corporation of India

Biswamohan Mahapatra has been appointed as non-executive chairman of the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) for a period of two years, with effect from February 8, 2018. He succeeded B Sambamurthy, who was the interim chairman of the NPCI board. Apart from him, Dilip Asbe is the Managing Director & CEO of the organisation.


Odisha hosted 12th International Film Festival on Art and Artist 2018

12th International Film Festival on Art and Artist, which was presented by the JD Centre of Art (JDCA)’s Film Forum, was held in Bhubaneswar, Odisha from January 12 to 14, 2018. This year’s festival was focused on Films on Arts & Literature. The 3-day non-competitive festival showcased 35-40 selected films and was attended by eminent ..


Sitakant Mahapatra Report

The government is examining the Sitakant Mahapatra Report and a report given by Union Public Service Commission, UPSC in order to take a decision on the inclusion of Bhojpuri language in the 8th schedule of the Constitution. Sitakant Mahapatra on the issue had submitted its report in 2004 but a final decision was yet to ..