According to Balapur Ganesh Utsav Samithi, which organises the auction every year, the laddu was sold for Rs 450 in the first auction held in 1994.
For the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, internationally acclaimed sand artist from Odisha, Sudarshan Pattnaik created this sculpture at Puri Beach.
As the poster reveals, Rajinikanth is standing in a place that seems to be far away from the city. He is surrounded by long spears and Tridents. Apart from Nayanthara, Keerthy Suresh is likely to be seen in a pivotal role in the movie Annaatthe produced under the banner Sun Pictures.
The much-awaited festive season will begin in India with Ganesh Puja also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi that is scheduled to be celebrated tomorrow (September 10) amid the shadows of the Covid19 pandemic.
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday released the Covid-19 guidelines for Ganesh Puja celebrations this year.
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation on Thursday released set of guidelines to be strictly followed by devotees and puja organisers during celebration of Ganesh Puja this year amid COVID guidelines in place.
The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) on Tuesday issued guidelines to observe Ganesh Puja in the Silver City
The Commissionerate Police will discuss with the CMC and district administration regarding Ganesh Puja in Cuttack city
Mumbai: The Mumbai police have beefed up security to keep a hawk-eyed vigil in the city during the 10- day Ganesh Chaturthi festival, which began on Saturday amid the COVID-19 pandemic, an official said. In view of the virus outbreak, the festival is being celebrated in a subdued manner this year to curb the spread […]
Bhubaneswar: The grim shadow of COVID-19 was visible on Saturday as Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in Odisha were limited to traditional rituals in view of the coronavirus outbreak. As district administrations denied permission for observance of Ganesh Puja in puja pandals and other public places for public safety, the State witnessed subdued Ganesh Puja celebrations. Vedic […]
Bhubaneswar: In a break from tradition, Odisha is going to witness subdued Ganesh Puja celebrations as COVID19 pandemic continues to dampen all festivities. The small town of Jatni, just 20km away from Bhubaneswar is among those places in the State where Ganesh puja is celebrated in a grand manner. However, due to restrictions imposed by […]
Bhubaneswar: The Orissa High Court on Thursday made it clear that the decision to allow community celebration of Ganesh Puja in Odisha rests on the local authorities. Hearing a PIL filed by Budha Ganesh Puja Committee of Cuttack, the State’s apex court pronounced that the festival can be celebrated in the community only with the […]
Bhubaneswar: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed in the Orissa High Court against restrictions imposed on community celebration of Ganesh Puja in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. As per the reports, President of Budha Ganesh Puja Committee, Shivendra Hata has filed a PIL in the High Court urging for permission to all […]
Jagatsinghpur/Keonjhar: The idol makers whose art and craftsmanship are an integral part of our festivals are finding their life in tatters as COVID19 pandemic continues to steamroll their livelihood. Idol maker Banikar Andia of Kathuapatna in Jagatsinghpur district said his livelihood is in ruins with no work and money. Same is the story of 20 […]
Bhubaneswar/Jajpur: In what could be an indication of things to expect this festive season, community celebration of Ganesh Puja has been restricted in the Twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar this year in view of the Coronavirus pandemic. No mandaps in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack will be allowed to conduct puja as […]
Cuttack/Berhampur: The unprecedented COVID-19 epidemic and subsequent lockdowns have left the small scale traders, artisans across the state in dismay. With the festive season inching closer and the government saying no to religious gathering, the clay artisans in Cuttack, Ganjam and several other parts of the State are staring at an uncertain future. The clay […]
Cuttack: It seems the Covid pandemic which is yet to show any signs of receding will also play spoilsport on the most joyous part of the year, the festive season at least for people of Odisha. The Ganesh Puja which generally marks the beginning of festive season will not be held in Cuttack this year […]
Bhubaneswar: Even as IMD has predicted formation of a Low Pressure Area (LOPAR) on August 29 over north Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood, weather models indicate of forming of another LOPAR over southwest central Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood near Odisha coast on and around September 2. Significantly, an analysis of the weather parameters released […]
Bhubaneswar/Bahrain: At a time when the whole nation is dipped in religious festivities, non-resident Odias living in the island nation were also not far behind in celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi with pomp and gaiety. The Puja was organised at the residence of the founder of Bahrain Odia Samaj, Arun Kumar Praharaj. The event began with a […]
Bhubaneswar: After the high level meeting with state government ended inconclusively, the block grant teachers have vowed to continue their agitation and celebrated Ganesh Puja on the streets today. Akin to last year, the teachers were seen celebrating the festival at their protest site which reverberated with the sounds of conches and recitation of prayers […]
Bhubaneswar: Ganesh Chaturthi, the festival which marks the beginning of festive season in Odisha was celebrated with gaiety and religious fervour across the State today. Held on the 4th day of the Sukla Pakshya in the month of Bhadraba, Ganesh Chaturthi is a popular festival celebrated by people from all walks of life in the […]
Balasore: At least 120 children fell ill after eating food during a feast at Nityananda Saraswati Shisu Mandir School in Baliapal block in the district on the occasion of Ganesh puja. Meanwhile, a probe into the incident has been ordered by the district collector. According to sources, the school had organised the fest for around […]
Balasore/Bhadrak: To avoid any unpleasant situation and maintain harmony in view of the month-long Ganesh Puja celebration beginning today, local administration of Balasore and Bhadrak districts have tightened security in the respective areas. One company of the Odisha Swift Action Force (OSAF) led by Tehsildar Priyabrat Padhi and IIC Kartik Chandra Mallick staged a flag […]
Sambalpur: A group of unidentified youths allegedly smeared WESCO Deputy General Manager (DGM) Ramesh Prasad with ink after he declined to pay donation for Ganesh Puja celebration in Sambalpur on Thursday. Reports said as many as 15 persons entered the office and asked Prasad to donate but the official refused leading to an altercation. Livid […]
Sundergarh: While people are eagerly waiting for the auspicious Ganesh Puja to seek blessings of the Lord to bring prosperity in their lives, it has become a curse for a family of Lamiti village under Dharuadihi police limits in the district after it was ostracised for not paying donation for the festival celebrations. As per […]