The usage of fire crackers and processions with music during immersion of the idols are barred in the State this year.
Though no casualties were reported, property within the room was gutted in the blaze, informed sources.
While Khordha topped the list with 274 cases, Cuttack registered 37 new cases followed by Mayurbhanj (23), Balasore (20), and Jajpur (15). Meanwhile, Puri registered 13 cases and Kendrapara and Sambalpur recorded 11 cases each. All other districts of the state registered less than 10 cases each.
Salman has till date lent his voice for different songs which include ‘Main hoon hero tera’ in Hero (2015), Hangover from Kick (2014) and Baby ko Bass pasand hai in Sultan (2016). Though all these songs went on to become superhits, music lovers give credit to the advanced technology through which Salman's voice was auto-tuned to meet the requirements.
Security has been heightened in the millennium city ahead of Dussehra festivities. As many as 32 platoons of police forces have been deployed in Cuttack to ensure strict adherence to Covid-19 guidelines during Durga Puja celebrations.
In the crime review meeting of the Delhi Police chief, it was also discussed as to how to prevent terrorists or anti-national elements from taking the help of local gangsters.
A detailed security plan has been finalised and 100 officers along with 150 home guards from other districts have been mobilised. Around 20 aid posts will be set up and focus will be given on sector-wise patrolling and security at vulnerable and communally sensitive locations in the city.
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Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh): Even as the rest of India prepares to burn effigies of Ravan as a symbolic victory of good over evil, devotees are quietly lining up outside a nondescript temple in Kanpur. This temple that opens its door for devotees only for one day in a year — Dussehra — is dedicated to […]
Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: ‘Vijaya Dashami’, a celebration of victory of good over evil, is being observed across the State today. Since morning devotees have been making beeline at Durga mandaps and temples to seek blessings of the Goddess. Special arrangements have been made at different puja mandaps and peethas across the state for the Vijaya Dashami celebrations. […]
Kolkata: Durga Puja rituals began in West Bengal on Monday as enthusiastic devotees plunged into merriment marking the first day of the biggest festival in this part of the world. “Sasthi” or “Bodhan” — the welcoming of the Durga idols — signalled the commencement of the five-day puja as the eastern metropolis welcomed its patron […]
Bhubaneswar: All roads led to puja pandals as Maha Navami ritual of Goddess Durga was performed today. Amid blowing of conch and ‘hulahulis’, Navami ‘homa’ was performed at the puja pandals. The special rituals of 16 offerings or ‘Shodasopachar puja’ were conducted earlier in the morning. At the shrines across the State, Dashami Puja of […]
Bhubaneswar: Dusshera celebrations reached the peak with Maha Ashtami puja today. Devotees made beelines at puja pandals and shrines to perform the rituals. Amid ‘hulahulis’ and chanting of hymns, devotees offered prayers to Goddess Durga in temples as well as the grand pandals set up across the city. Devotees adorn themselves in new clothes and […]
Bhubaneswar: ‘Maha Saptami’ (seventh day of 10-day festival) is being celebrated at Durga Puja pandals across the State today. Special puja along with ‘Chakhyu Dana’ of the Goddess was performed in the morning after which the face of the idol was unveiled at the pandals amid the blowing of conchs and chanting of shlokas. Other […]