Top Story

Home >> media-print >> Article

Ajikali founder-editor Bismay Kumar Mohanty passes away at 62

09-October-2017
Font Size   16
Ajikali founder-editor Bismay Kumar Mohanty passes away at 62

Bismay Kumar Mohanty, a noted journalist and owner-editor of Balasore-based Odia daily ‘Ajikali’ passed away on Sunday following a heart attack in Puri.

According to media reports, Mohanty, 62, who is survived by wife, a son and daughter had gone to Puri to visit Jagannath Temple and was suppose to receive dialysis in Bhubaneswar on his return as he was suffering from nephrology-related ailments.

He complained of chest pain to his wife on Sunday morning and was taken to Puri hospital where doctors declared him dead.

Many prominent people including local MP Rabindra Jena and others from the media industry visited his native place to convey their condolences to the family at village Saradangain in Balasore district were his last rites were performed.

Mohanty was also the president of Odisha Small and Medium Newspaper Organisation and was also associated with various social and cultural organisations.

The new Head of Office for FCB Ulka Bengaluru on her vision for the agency, her role in shaping brands over 16 years, and why it is important to have fun in advertising

Strategy Head, Zirca Digital Solutions listed out key aspects of a good content marketing strategy and performance indicators for successful campaign

Richard Ingleton, Group CEO, Kantar Insights, says it is not right to associate market research with just survey

Vaishali Verma of Initiative, part of the Interpublic Group’s media management network IPG Mediabrands, spoke about her transition to CEO, and her vision for the agency

Flipkart entered the same category after a brief hiatus in the fifth spot

Sunil Lulla, Group CEO, Balaji Telefilms Ltd. spoke about the transition of branded content, the key performance indicators for a content marketing campaign and more

A look at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s journey from common man to being India's most powerful man