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Savitri Brata
Savitri Brata: Non-Odias Join Odia Women To Pray For Hubby’s Long Life

A true marriage binds two souls, and only death parts them. Savitri Brata is a traditional ritual in Odisha observed by married Odia Hindu women who pray for long life of their husband. The legend says Sati Savitri fought with Yama and brought her dead husband Satyavan back to life.

Bhubaneswar Khao Gali
Khao Gali Says 'Aao' To Bhubaneswar Foodies Once Again!

Could there be anything more delightful and exciting for the foodies in Odisha's capital city, than the reopening of the food hubs at Khao Gali? Yes, you heard that right! The makeshift food stalls at the Khao Gali, the famous 'Eat Street' near Ram Mandir in Bhubaneswar, have been allowed to reopen again after a brief lull, albeit with conditions.

Ratha Jatra 2022
Rath Yatra 2022: The Wheels Of Wisdom

The chariot wheels that will roll on Puri Bada Danda during the annual world famous car festival of Holy Trinity – Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath, Devi Subhadra – are ready, with statues carved on them beautifully. Have a look.

Tara Tarini Temple in Ganjam
Maa Tara Tarini Temple In Ganjam Gets Major Facelift

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday (May 18) inaugurated the revamped, renovated periphery of the famous Shakti Peetha of Maa Tara Tarini, the presiding deity of Ganjam district.

Ratha Jatra 2022
Rath Yatra 2022: Chariot Construction Work Underway In Full Swing

The construction work for three gigantic chariots of Holy Trinity – Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Devi Subhadra – for the annual car festival in Puri is underway at the Ratha Khala (traditional workshop) and is expected to complete ahead of the schedule.

Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium in Rourkela
World Cup 2023: India’s Largest Hockey Stadium In Rourkela Taking Shape

Excited for the 2023 Hockey Men's World Cup? The hockey cradle of India – Sundargarh district – is going global next year thanks to the initiative of making steel city of Odisha one of the host cities of the World Cup scheduled in January 2023. The state government is constructing country's largest hockey stadium in Rourkela for the biggest hockey festival. Take a look.

Happy Mother's Day
Mother’s Day: Salute To The Selfless Givers

We often fail to perceive this but every day is a mother’s day. For, she is someone who constantly motivates us, shows us the right direction, and encourages us to reach new heights, without expecting anything in return. Today, the 8th of May, is a special day dedicated to all the mothers in this universe; time to salute the selfless givers.

Chandan Jatra of Lord Lingaraj
Chandan Jatra Of Holy Trinity And Lord Lingaraj

The 3-week-long Chandan Jatra of Mahaprabhu Jagannath and His siblings kicked off on the auspicious occasion of Akshay Tritiya on Tuesday (on May 3). On the same day, began the Chandan Jatra of Lord Lingaraj in Bhubaneswar.

Akshay Tritiya in Odisha
Akshay Tritiya: Odisha Celebrates Agrarian Festival With Traditional Fervour

Akshay Tritiya is an Agrarian festival that marks the commencement of agricultural activities in the state. The festival is celebrated by performing 'Akhi Muthi Anukula', a ceremonial act of sowing seeds in paddy fields after ploughing.

Eid-ul-Fitr in Bhubaneswar
The Namaz Of Eid In Odisha

The festive buzz is back after a gap of two years. A large number of people gathered at Jama Masjid in Bhubaneswar today (May 3) to offer special prayers, the Namaz of Eid.

Adivasi Mela and National Tribal Art and Craft Exhibition in Bhubaneswar
Take a virtual tour of Adivasi Mela in Bhubaneswar

Adivasi Mela and National Tribal Art and Craft Exhibition, the annual culture and trade fair in Bhubaneswar, is nearing culmination. The main objective of this yearly event is to promote and celebrate the traditions and handicraft of different tribes of India.

Heritage Corridor Row: Save Jagannath Temple
Aparajita's padyatra in Puri: Save Jagannath Temple campaign gains steam

The 'Save Jagannath Temple' campaign is gathering steam with each passing day. Amid ongoing disputes over the Heritage Corridor project, Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi reached Puri today to take blessings of Lord Jagannath. Take a look at the events that unfolded during her visit to the pilgrim town.

Odisha Driver Association Strike In Bhubaneswar
Odisha Drivers' Strike: Monday Mayhem On Bhubaneswar Streets

Bhubaneswar witnessed chaotic scenes on Monday as thousands of drivers under the aegis of Odisha Drivers' Mahasangh gathered in the city seeking fulfilment of 11-point charter of demands.

Summer 2022 Odisha
Summer 2022: Odisha In Grip Of Intense Heat Wave

It’s mid April and Odisha has already started to boil. Intense heat wave has swept across parts of Odisha with mercury remaining above 40 degree Celsius in as many as 15 places of the state on Saturday.

Danda Nacha In Ganjam, Odisha
Danda Nacha Festival: Penance Of Danduas Ends On Maha Bishuba Sankranti

Danda Nacha or the Danda Jatra forms a rich folk and religious tradition of Ganjam district in Odisha. The 21-day festival of penance to appease Lord Shiva and Goddess Kali concludes every year on Maha Bishuba Sankranti. Know more about the festival as we take you through some pictures from the festival in Bhanjanagar of Ganjam.