The deceased's family members alleged that she was killed on June 19; and without informing them, her in-laws took her to the cremation ground and performed the last rites in haste with an intention to...
As Lord Jagannath and His siblings are away in the Gundicha temple for their annual nine-day long sojourn and will stay there for a week, the silver cladding work of the Singha Dwara has begun.
With the Chhattisgarh government releasing the Mahanadi river’s water through the five gates of Kalma barrage, the river ghats like Saradha Ghat and Sukhasola ghats of the river in Lakhanpur block of Jharsuguda district that...
The vigilance team comprising one Additional SP, 4 DSPs, eight inspectors and other staff carried out the raids on the strength of the search warrant issued by the Special Judge, Vigilance, Balasore.
In 'Adapa Mandap Bije' ritual, which is observed a day after Rath Yatra, the deities are taken into the ‘Adapa Mandap’ inside the Gundicha temple. In fact, ‘Adapa Mandap’ is considered the birthplace of...
Acting on a tip-off, the investigating team from Surat reached G.Udayagiri and with the help of G. Udayagiri police arrested Sabita.
The importance of 'Chhera Panhara' lies in the fact that Puri Gajapati Maharaja, who is considered as the first servitor of Lord Jagannath, sweeps the chariots of the three deities parked on the Grand Road...
On the Grand Road, some devotees in the get-up of Hindu Gods like Lord Hanuman and Lord Shiva and some Odissi dancers performing in front of chariots are adding colours to the festival.
Pahandi is of two types-Dhadi Pahandi and Goti Pahandi.
For the uninitiated, a total of 148 festivals are celebrated in the temple annually. Of them, 12 are yatras, 28 are upa yatras and 108 are festivals.
At a time when complaints of unscheduled power cuts are pouring in from different parts of the state and the residents of Puri city and devotees were a worried lot, Chief Secretary Pradeep Jena’s assurance...
As it was their first priority to rescue the trapped persons, the firefighters took the trapped persons out of the spa to another building through a ladder.
A man and his two relatives were arrested for killing his wife and thereafter setting the body on fire with the intention to destroy evidence in Bolangir district.
Sarangi expressed her desire to know what has happened to the CM that he has restricted his movements. People of Odisha should know the reason. she said.
As per the timetable, the Parimanik Ticket Darshan started at 8 am and will continue for an hour. The Parimanik Darshan ticket holders will enter the shrine through the South Gate.
While the people of his age are enjoying the care of their children, Arjun is not as lucky as them. But, he has never cursed his fate for this.
Keeping the heat wave conditions in view, the administration has made elaborate arrangements. While it has stocked about 25 lakh water bottles, volunteers have been roped in to distribute them among the devotees at the...
In an exclusive interview with OTV, the first servitor of Lord Jagannath cast light on what he has visualised the Srimandir Heritage Corridor Project should be.
The local residents have urged the government and the political leaders to come forward to save the sugar mill.
In the chariot construction, a total of 46 Maharana servitors, 16 labourers, four blacksmiths and two cutters are engaged. Similarly, the temple and district administrations have made elaborate arrangements for the festival.