History of Orissa
The name, Odisha (formerly Orissa), refers to the current state in India. But in the different era the region and parts of the region were known by different names. The boundaries of the region also h...
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Bengal Presidency
The Bengal Presidency, originally comprising east and west Bengal, was a colonial region of the British Empire in South-Asia and beyond. It comprised areas which are now within Bangladesh, and the pre...
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Eastern Ganga dynasty
The Eastern Ganga dynasty reigned from Kalinga and their rule consisted of the whole of the modern-day Indian state of Odisha as well as parts of West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh from the ...
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Magadha
Magadha (Sanskrit: मगध; IAST: Magadha) formed one of the sixteen Mahā-Janapadas (Sanskrit: "Great Countries") or kingdoms in ancient India. The core of the kingdom was the area of Bihar south of t...
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Pala Empire
The Pala Empire was a Buddhist imperial power in Classical India. It is named after its ruling dynasty, all of whose rulers bore names ending with the suffix -Pala (meaning "protector" in Prakrit). Th...
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Sriram Chandra Bhanj Deo
Maharaja Sriram Chandra Bhanjadeo (17 December 1870 - 22 February 1912) ( reign : 1882 - 1912 ) was the Maharaja of Mayurbhanj State of India.
He was only eleven years old when his father and...
Mahima Dharma
The Mahima Dharma (full name Satya Mahima Alekha Dharma or Satya Sanatan Mahima Dharma, "the true path of indescribable grace") is a socio-religious monotheistic practice primarily prevalent in Odisha...
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List of rulers of Odisha
The land of Odisha has undergone several changes in terms of its boundaries since ancient ages. It was also known by different names like Kalinga, South Kosala or Utkala in different eras. The year 15...
List of rulers of Odisha - Wikipedia
Cornwallis in India
British General Charles Cornwallis, the 2nd Earl Cornwallis, was appointed in February 1786 to serve as both Commander-in-Chief of British India and Governor of the Presidency of Fort William, also kn...
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Chudanga Gada
Chudanga Gada was earlier known as Sarangagarh. The fort is situated at a latitude of 20°25’16” north and longitude of 85°48’25” east and at an elevation of 100 feet above sea level. It is about 14...
Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves
85°47′10″E / 20.2628312°N 85.7860297°E / 20.2628312; 85.7860297Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves (Oriya: ଉଦୟଗିରି ଓ ଖଣ୍ଡଗିରି ଗୁମ୍ଫା) are partly natural and partly artificial c...
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Partition of Bengal (1905)
The decision to effect the Partition of Bengal (Bengali: বঙ্গভঙ্গ) was announced in July 1905 by the Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon. The partition took place in 16 October 1905 and separated the large...
Partition of Bengal (1905) - Wikipedia
Paik Rebellion
The Paik Rebellion also called the Paika Rebellion was an armed rebellion against the British East India Company's rule in Odisha in 1817. The Paiks rose in rebellion under their leader Bakshi Jagaba...
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Krushna Chandra Gajapati
Krushna Chandra Gajapati (26 April 1892 – 25 May 1974), popularly known as Maharaja Krushna Chandra Gajapati Narayana Dev(Oriya: ମହାରାଜା କୃଷ୍ଣଚନ୍ଦ୍ର ଗଜପତି ନାରାୟଣ ଦେବ), was a key personality in th...
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Madras Presidency
The Madras Presidency, officially the Presidency of Fort St. George and also known as Madras Province, was an administrative subdivision of British India. At its greatest extent, the presidency includ...
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Bihar and Orissa Province
Bihar and Orissa (Hindi: बिहार और उड़ीसा) was a province of British India which included the present-day Indian states of Bihar, Jharkhand, and Odisha. The territories were conquered by the Britis...
Somapura Mahavihara
Somapura Mahavihara (Bengali: সোমপুর মহাবিহার Shompur Môhabihar) in Paharpur, Badalgachhi Upazila, Naogaon District, Bangladesh is among the best known Buddhist viharas in the Indian Subcontinent ...
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Murder of Swami Lakshmanananda
Swami Lakshmanananda Saraswati and four others were murdered in 23 August 2008, in the Odisha state of India. Swami Lakshmanananda was a Hindu monk and a highly revered spiritual leader who lived a l...
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Indrabhuti
Indrabhuti (alternatively King Ja) is a name attributed to a number of individuals that have become conflated in the esoteric Buddhadharma tradition of Mantrayana. Karmay (1981) opens the peer-review ...