Konark a town in Puri. It is the site of the 13th-century Sun Temple, also known as the Black Pagoda, built in black granite during the reign of Narasimhadeva-I. The temple is a World Heritage Site.
After the Oil India found proof of crude oil in the Mahanadi Basin near Konark last year, the Central government PSU took eight acres of land from 37 land owners in Kusupur on lease for three years to explore the quantity and quality of underground oil.
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The presiding deities of Konark, Lord Tribeniswara, Lord Aisaneswara and Lord Dakhineswara were taken out on a grand procession to the Tirtha Mandap at Chandrabhaga on the auspicious occasion following which the devotees took the holy dip at 4:41am.
As the first step to the operation, a private firm, BDR Constructions has started work on erecting an iron structure and a mechanical working platform on which lifts and trolleys will move to excavate sand.
Konark is famous for Sun Temple, dedicated to Hindu Sun God. Here car festival is celebrated on Samba dasami. The Chariot is pulled from Ananta Abadhuta mutt to Chandrabhaga.
Konark is at the top of the agenda for the meeting on the culture track.
The ASI has installed LED lights at different locations to illuminate the black pagoda which is famous worldwide for its architectural marvel. But the way the lights have been installed has not gone down well with Pattnaik.
The classical dance extravaganza on its concluding day witnessed mesmerizing performance by celebrity artists presenting scintillating performances of Odissi and Kuchipudi.
On the first day of the dance carnival, danseuse Guru Ramli Ibrahim and his troupe enthralled audience with their Odissi dance performance
For this solar illumination of Konark area, a 10 MW solar project will be set up at Tentulipada under Junagarh block in Kalahandi district with an investment of Rs 45 crore.
Orissa High Court appointed amicus curie NK Mohanty submitted an affidavit to the court highlighting his visit to the Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri and Sun Temple in Konark.
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The member secretary of NMA directed that the works may be executed under the supervision of ASI to mitigate any adverse impact to the protected monuments.
One of the most famous tales is Lord Shri Ram offering prayers at this Shakti Peeth before constructing Ram Setu. While Chandipath is done once a day at other Shakti Peeths, the same ritual is done twice a day at Maa Ramchandi Peeth.
Residents feared the Marine Drive alone could be swallowed by the Bay if nothing important is done in this regard.