Tag: Ganesh Puja

Non-resident Odias celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi in Bahrain

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated with religious fervour in Odisha

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 […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Rainfall Update: Orange Alert for Odisha on August 30, 31; Fresh LOPAR likely on Sept 2!

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 […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
COVID Impact - No Ganesh Puja In Cuttack This Year, Uncertainty Also Looms Over Dussehra

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
COVID-19 Induced Lockdowns Dashes Odisha Clay Artisans' Hopes
COVID-19 Crisis Dashing Hopes Of Odisha Clay Artisans As Festive Season Nears

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
COVID-19: No Community Celebration Of Ganesh Puja In Bhubaneswar, Cuttack

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 […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
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COVID-Hit Idol Makers Seek Odisha Govt Help

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 […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Ganesh Puja: PIL Filed In Orissa High Court Against Ban On Community Celebration

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 […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
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Ganesh Puja: Orissa HC Leaves It To Local Administration To Decide On Celebrations

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 […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
COVID19: Odisha Set For Muted Ganesh Puja

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 […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Odisha Invokes Vighnaharta Lord Ganesh Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

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 […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Security Beefed Up In Mumbai For Ganesh Puja Celebrations
Security Beefed Up In Mumbai For Ganesh Puja Celebrations

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 […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021