In its pray, the Puja committee had urged the Court to direct the Cuttack district administration and the State government to permit the continuation of the 500-year-old tradition at the Durga Puja mandap.
Senior BJP leader Samir Dey on Sunday said that the party will observe the bandh from 6 am to 6 pm in Cuttack. The Bandh has been called to protect the interest of the people and senior members of puja committee and civil society, he said.
Cuttack Shanti (peace) committee on Saturday decided to approach Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik as a last resort in seeking relaxations on height of idol of goddess Durga.
The major agrarian festival Nuakhai is being celebrated in western Odisha today in a subdued manner without any congregation in view of the Covid-19 pandemic
On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi today, people across Odisha invoked Lord Ganesh, who is also hailed as Vighnaharta (the remover of obstacles)
People across Western Odisha are all set to celebrate ‘Nuakhai’ in a subdued manner amid Covid guidelines strictly in place. Residents of the region are geared up with finalisation of all preparations for the mass annual agrarian festival
The much-awaited festive season will begin in India with Ganesh Puja also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi that is scheduled to be celebrated tomorrow (September 10) amid the shadows of the Covid19 pandemic.
With resentment brewing in many quarters over the Covid-19 restrictions for the upcoming festive season including Durga puja in Odisha, the State government has announced to take a decision on the height of idols within two days
Nominees for the Odisha Citizens Awards-2021 (OCA-2021), organised by Odisha Television Network, have been shortlisted after first round of selection
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation on Thursday released set of guidelines to be strictly followed by devotees and puja organisers during celebration of Ganesh Puja this year amid COVID guidelines in place.
While there was an early morning gathering of devotees at the Sri Krishna Janmasthan, as the day progressed, the crowds swelled in Vrindavan, where the festival was celebrated at three temples during the daytime.
The festival is also being celebrated across Odisha with gusto amidst strict observance of the Covid-19 protocols. Janmashtami marks the birthday of Lord Krishna. Devotees keep fast and visit temples to offer prayers on the pious occasion.
Singhadwara of Lord Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar will be plated in silver similar to what has been done to the main doors at the Srimandir in Puri
Responding to Sushma Swaraj's daughter Bansuri Swaraj's Tweet, which contained pictures of the former Union minister tying rakhi to the Vice President Naidu and applying customary 'tika' on his forehead, Naidu said he misses his "sister" Sushma Swaraj, especially on Raksha Bandhan.
The Rovers and Rangers- student wing of RMD Degree college at Patia celebrated Raksha Bandhan in a unique style in Bhubaneswar on Sunday
From Shravan Purnima day, 40 day Ashtalakshmi Prayog begins and people perform special puja to remove their financial hurdles.
Celebrities from all the Southern film industries on Saturday wished their fans on the occasion of Onam on social media. Onam is a harvest festival celebrated in Kerala.
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Make-shift Rakhi stalls have come up all over in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar with price tags ranging from Rs 2 to Rs 1,000 a piece.
The Puri Jagannath temple is all set to reopen for devotees from tomorrow (Monday) and all the preparations have reached final stages, said district Collector Samarth Verma on Sunday.
India on Sunday celebrated her 75th Independence Day. The Tricolour was unfurled and special events were organised across the country with Covid-19 restrictions in place. Like previous year, this year too public was barred from taking part in the celebrations.
Only a limited number of guests attended the State-level celebrations which included 20 Covid warriors, doctors, health and sanitation workers.
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu also extended his warm greetings to people through his series of Tweets.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday extended his greetings to the people on the eve of Independence Day, saying they have to work together to achieve the noble constitutional ideals of securing justice, liberty, equality and fraternity for all citizens.