Odisha Bhaskar is, and has been for a decade, a pioneer in Odisha’s daily newspaper business. Founded in 2004 by Mr. Madhu Mohanty, Odisha Bhaskar is today the most loved and highly accepted Odia daily. From the day of its inception, it has provided quality news for almost every section of the society. Among hundreds of daily newspapers published from the state, Odisha Bhaskar holds its own reputation. Guided by journalistic ethics and standards Odisha Bhaskar always provided news on the basis of truthfulness, accuracy, objectivity, impartiality, fairness and public accountability.
Odisha Bhaskar uses modern facilities for news gathering, page composition and printing. It is printed in three major cities of Odisha including the Main Edition at Bhubaneswar where the Head Office is based. It is also simultaneously published from Angul and Berhampur. Almost 2 lakh copies are printed daily for more than 4 lakh readers’.
The 12 pages of Odisha Bhaskar conceal Mahanagar(City News), Rajya Khabar (Local News), Editorial, Jatiya-Antarjatiya(National-International), Business, Box Office (Film and Entertainment) and Bhaskar Sports pages. Its Mahanagar page holds all sorts of news from Bhubaneswar and Cuttack which has its sensational value in the Twin City. Its Rajya Khabar segment has the vast effect on the rural and the remote places of the state. While its Jatiya-Antarjatiya and Business page provides the readers an opportunity to witness the news from every corner of the World. The most elegant and eye catching Box Office page of Odisha Bhaskar has attracted every age group. Unlike other big newspapers of the state Odisha Bhaskar serves a full page of Film and Entertainment news as well as gossips on daily basis, which gives a Special Tadka to the reader’s lousy lifestyles.
Bhaskar Sports page is highly accredited by the sports lovers of the state. From around the globe it provides latest news of all sorts of sports happening in the National and International level. On special occasions like Election Odisha Bhaskar comes with additional pages on it. It gathers the ideas of its readers through surveys and campaigns.
Odisha Bhaskar’s special supplement page published on every Sunday is Darpan (Mirror). Like its name it mirrors the Historical, Mythological and Cultural stories with its own specialty. Darpan showcases the rich culture and tradition of Odia people. Its features on entertainment, health and crime are best of its kind. It also gives the readers an opportunity to visit some remarkable tourist destinations of incredible Odisha and India. Darpan has given many poets and storywriters an opportunity to showcase their talent though it.
Odisha Bhaskar salutes the brave sons of its soil by providing financial help to the families of martyr soldiers through a special program called “Maa Tujhe Salaam” on the eve of 15th August the Independence Day every year. It also celebrates the power of youth by awarding an inspiring young achiever by “Youth Icon Award”.