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  • n. Plural form of Oriya.


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  • Assamese and Oriya are nearer to each other in dialect but differ in their racial origin; Oriyas are nearer to Caucasoid while Assamese are nearer to Mongoloid.

    Sense & Sensuality

  • He was met and escorted by members of the middle-class, but seen and heard by countless Oriyas of less elevated backgrounds, among them barbers, carpenters, peasants, and labourers...

    Orissa is worshipping The Mother and Sri Aurobindo on a mass scale

  • Honorary doctorates to four Oriya luminaries - Monday, January 30 Bhubaneswar: On the occasion of 39th Convocation ceremony on 28th January Utkal University has honoured four eminent Oriyas - by conferring honorary doctorates on them.

    Oriya luminaries

  • Returning from a visit to Andamans (Indian controlled islands off Burma) Rajiv Gandhi commenting to reporters about the Island's demography said that the Island had sizable number of Oriyas, Bengalis, Punjabis and "Madrassis".

    Why are South Indians so smart?

  • Officials said the latest move is to counter the growing feeling that a large number of non-Oriyas are taking up jobs in the new projects leaving the locals behind.

    Latest News Online - Express Indian

  • On Wednesday morning, Utkal Sammilani, the 107-year-old forum that was instrumental for birth of a separate state for the Oriyas, took up a procession on the main thoroughfares of the Capital reminding the people about the relevance of conserving culture, tradition and identity.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • "In towns like Bhilai, they are seen even by Oriyas, Sindhis, Biharis and Bengalis," says

    The Times of India

  • Aim is interface between State investors and non-resident Oriyas

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • BHUBANESWAR: In an attempt to connect enthusiastic entrepreneurs from Orissa with prospective investors in the United States of America, a group of non-resident Oriyas announced plans to facilitate an interface in San Francisco.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • The PPB also decided to de-reserve seats meant for Non-Resident Oriyas in favour of general students with a view that more students would be eligible to take admissions.

    The Hindu - Front Page


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