The first light or the first sunrise is always a sight to behold, and perhaps the best way to welcome a New Year. There’s peace and empathy, there’s science and spirituality, and it indeed is a divine experience for those who manage to catch a glimpse of the sunrise. While it is true that pictures can never do justice to the ‘real’ sunrise, here we bring some captures of the FIRST SUNRISE OF THE YEAR for the ones who missed out.
Lakhs of people united in the name of Lord Ram to bid collective farewell to the year 2022, and entered into the New Year with hopes and aspirations.
The DCP, through a video, touched upon several guidelines instructing people to follow the guidelines without fail.
World’s largest open-air theatre, Dhanu Yatra is underway in Bargarh town. During this 11-day-long festival, Bargarh town is transformed into Mathura where demon King Kansa rules.
As we close out one year and begin another, well-decorated hotels, clubs and restaurants are all decked up with glittering lights to bid adieu to 2022 and welcome 2023 with the participation of people.
As many as 30 artistes hailing from Kolkata took 15 days to give Maharaja Kansa’s palace a look of Rajasthan palace
Thousands of people thronged Sulia Pitha last night to offer sacrifices at Bada Khala of Khairaguda and Sana Khala of Kumuria.
Dressed in traditional Santa Claus costumes and red caps, people thronged the venue after a gap of almost two years following withdrawal of Covid-19 restrictions
Christmas is celebrated to remember the birth of Jesus, who Christians believe is the Son of God. The day is to celebrate light, laughter, peace, joy and unconditional love for one and all.
After two years of gap, the state is going to celebrate Christmas with fanfare. That’s why churches have got makeovers across the state. Tableaux based on the life of Jesus Christ are being readied to be displayed.
The jingle bells are singing in our ears as it is Christmas; we celebrate! But what is the real meaning of Christmas, one of the most significant religious and cultural holidays of the year for Christians? And what about the gifts?
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has made special arrangements to celebrate the festival starting December 25.
Mercurial cyclist Swasti has bagged two gold and as many silver medals at the national level. Swasti, who has represented the State in several national events and was credited with the best individual brilliance from April 1, 2020, to March 31, 2022, emerged as the clear winner this year.
Winter in Koraput is a bliss. Add any festive flavour to it, the place is paradisaical. A three-day mega tribal fest 'PARAB 2022' was organised by the District Council of Culture, Koraput recently. The event marked the silver jubilee of the state-level tribal festival which showcased mesmerizing performances by folk artistes from across hinterlands.
Merry Christmas! The year-end joyful festival revolves around delectable sweets, elaborate decorations, and merry moods throughout.