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Ratha Yatra: Devotees Throng Puri Jagannath Temple for Nabajouban Darshan
Rath Yatra: Devotees Throng Puri Jagannath Temple for Nabajouban Darshan

After completion of anabasara rituals of Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Devi Subhadra at Srimandir, devotees throng shrine in large to witness Nabajaubana besha of the Holy Trinity.

Chariot Making
Rath Yatra 2023: See the chariots coming into life for Holy Trinity’s annual sojourn

Chariots of Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath, and Devi Subhadra taking shape at the Bada Danda in Puri.

Hati Besha
Holy Trinity adorns Hati Besha after Divine bath

Lord Jagannath along with his elder brother Lord Balabhadra & sister Devi Subhadra adorned Hati Besha.

Snana Purnima 2023
Snana Purnima 2023: Lord Jagannath and His siblings take holy bath

Lord Lagannath and his sibling’s holy bath ceremony

Hawk-eye view of the new Parliament building
New Parliament Building Inauguration: See stunning pictures of the architectural marvel

The newly-constructed Parliament building will be dedicated to the nation on Sunday, May 28 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker, Om Birla. The inauguration date of the new Parliament building, which symbolizes the spirit of self-reliant India, coincides with the birth anniversary of VD Savarkar. Ahead of the inauguration, let’s take a look at the iconic building.

Mortal remains of martyred Odia Army jawan, Debashish Biswal reach Biju Patnaik International Airpor
Odisha bids tearful adieu to martyred army jawan Debashish Biswal

The mortal remains of martyred Odia Army jawan, Debashish Biswal reached Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA), Bhubaneswar on Saturday morning. A guard of honour was given to him at the airport upon arrival. Later, his body was taken to his native village at Satybadi in Puri

Baby Olive Ridley turtles make their way to sea
Baby Olive Ridley turtles make their way to sea in Odisha

Marking a successful nesting and hatching cycle, thousands of baby Olive Ridley turtles started to emerge from the sandy pits and crawled to the sea near the mouth of Rushikulya River in Ganjam district in Odisha.

  • Monday, 17 Apr 2023
Daredevil stunt on motorcycles
In Pics | 75th Foundation Day of Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar comes from Tribhubaneswar, which means the Lord (Eeswar) of the Three Worlds (Tribhuvan), referring to Lord Shiva. India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru laid the foundation stone of Bhubaneswar on April 13, 1948 and it replaced Cuttack as the capital of the State in 1948, a year after India’s Independence.

Chennai Airport New Terminal
In Pics: New Terminal at Chennai Airport To Be Inaugurated By PM Modi on Apr 8

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the new integrated terminal building of the Chennai airport on Saturday.

Kharvel Bhavan
Utkal Dibasa: Govt buildings in Bhubaneswar illuminated

As a part of Utkal Dibasa celebrations, several government buildings across the capital city were decked up beautifully with colourful lights.

Harirajpur’s Dola Melana
Harirajpur’s Dola Melana a unique festival of colours and fireworks

The 'Dola Melana' of Harirajpur in Khordha is quite famous for its unique celebration. The annual festivities start five to ten days after Holi and continues for a month.

  • Friday, 17 Mar 2023
BJP Yuva Morch stages massive protest in Bhubaneswar
BJP Yuva Morcha stages massive protest in Bhubaneswar, police resort to lathi charge

Members of BJP Yuva Morcha on Tuesday launched Vidhan Sabha gherao abhiyan in Bhubaneswar as a mark of protest over Naba Das murder case and alleged deteriorating law and order situation in the State. A scuffle broke out between the agitating BJP workers and police when the saffron party workers attempted to march towards Odisha Assmebly. Police resorted to lathi charge to disperse protestors.

  • Tuesday, 28 Feb 2023
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Dhauli Kalinga Mahotsav
Dhauli-Kalinga Mahotsav: Scintillating dance, martial arts performance at Dhalui foothills

Several classical dances, martial art forms, and folk performances on the foothills of Dhauli were the centre of attraction at the 19th edition of Dhauli-Kalinga Mahotsav-2023 in Bhubaneswar this week. The programme was hosted jointly by the State Culture and Tourism Department and Odisha Dance Academy. Launched in 2003 as two separate festivals, they were merged in 2013 to be conducted as an event to celebrate peace and harmony through music and dance.

  • Sunday, 12 Feb 2023
 India displays its rich cultural heritage on Kartavya Path
R-Day Parade: India displays its rich cultural heritage on Kartavya Path, see pics

India showcased its cultural diversity as the nation celebrated its 74th Republic Day today at the revamped Kartavya Path in the National Capital. Tableaux from 17 states and Union Territories, ministries and departments took part in the annual parade showcasing India's rich cultural heritage.

Republic Day 2023: Grand parade at Kartavya Path
Republic Day 2023: Grand parade at Kartavya Path in PICS

India celebrated its 74th Republic Day with great fervour. The annual parade, which took place at Kartavya Path, New Delhi showcased India's diversity and plurality. The occasion was graced by President Droupadi Murmu, PM Narendra Modi, and other top dignitaries. Here are some most stunning pics from the parade that perfectly sums up the spirit of Republic Day.

Full dress rehearsal of Republic Day Parade 2023 in New Delhi
Republic Day 2023: Full dress rehearsal held in New Delhi, Bhubaneswar

Ahead of the Republic Day, full dress rehearsals were organised in New Delhi and Bhubaneswar on Monday. While in New Delhi, the rehearsal was held from Vijay Chowk and passed via Kartavya Path, in Bhubaneswar the rehearsal took place on Mahatma Gandhi Marg in the city.

MV Ganaga Villas
MV Ganga Vilas: Check Stunning Pics of World's Longest River Cruise

MV Ganga Vilas, the World’s Longest River Cruise, will be virtually flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 13. The PM will also flag off a 'Tent City' on the banks of the Ganga in Varanasi.

  • Thursday, 12 Jan 2023
First Sunrise Of New Year 2023
First Sunrise of 2023: From Odisha, India and Beyond

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.

  • Sunday, 01 Jan 2023
FIH Odisha Men's Hockey World Cup 2023
Men's Hockey World Cup Trophy takes a tour of Bhubaneswar

Odisha is all set to make history as Men's Hockey World Cup comes to the state for the second consecutive time. Needless to say, excitement is at an all-time high in the two smart cities of the state - Bhubaneswar and Rourkela, which will host more than 40 matches including the big finale. Hockey fever reached its zenith on Sunday (Dec 25) after the World Cup trophy 'landed' in the capital city to a grand welcome. Here's a sneak peek.

25th state-level tribal festival 'Parab 2022' in Koraput
Koraput turns paradisaical with PARAB 2022

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.

  • Thursday, 22 Dec 2022