21 Apr 2018

Where ever you stay in this world, you couldn't forget your specific dishes. These are our Odia food dishes prepared by Saswat Debadatta who actually stays in United States. He never forget to prepare the Odia food and he always shares those photos with us.

* This photo is taken by Saswat Debadatta. He also prepared all these foods.

Panchubarahi Temple (Odia: ମା' ପଞ୍ଚୁବରାହୀ ମନ୍ଦିର) is a temple situated at Satabhaya, Rajnagar in Kendrapada district of Odisha. This temple is resituated at this place, where a new village is created for the Satabhaya village to save them from the sea. The new village is situated 12 kilometers away from the sea.

* All these photos are taken by Sanjay Khilar at Satbhaya, Rajnagar, Kendrapada.

14 Apr 2018

Delonix regia (ଓଡ଼ିଆ: କୃଷ୍ଣଚୁଡ଼ା), the flame tree, is a species of flowering plant in the bean family Fabaceae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae. It is noted for its fern-like leaves and flamboyant display of flowers. In many tropical parts of the world it is grown as an ornamental tree and in English it is given the name royal poinciana or flamboyant. It is also one of several trees known as "flame tree". 

This species was previously placed in the genus Poinciana, named for Phillippe de Longvilliers de Poincy, the 17th century governor of Saint Christophe (Saint Kitts). It is a non nodulating legume.

* All these photographs are taken by Dr Biswaranjan Kar and Dr Rasmi Ranjan Kar.