Tag: Holi Celebrations

Celebrations Amid Pandemic Caution: Odisha Shows The Way

Bhubaneswar: The instruction was loud and clear- play Holi at home to keep Covid-19 at bay. Nobody ever thought people will take the standard government appeal seriously after a year-long waiting. However, to everybody’s surprise, the people of Odisha responded to the call and ensured fair play in true festive spirit. Self-discipline held key to […]

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Binge On Delicious, Healthy Gujiyas Of Different Flavours This Holi

New Delhi: If you are among those health-conscious people, then you should relish baked gujiyas this Holi. For those, who avoid oily and traditional sweets can now gorge themselves on baked gujiyas stuffed with dry fruits and which are also available in different flavours. The confectioners have come up with novel ideas in sweets, snacks […]

People Across Odisha Soak In Colours Of Holi Amid COVID-19 Scare

Bhubaneswar: Holi, the festival of colours was celebrated across the country with much vigour and zest. Particularly in Odisha, though the threat of coronavirus infection still looms large, youths were seen coming out in gatherings to celebrate the colourful festival commemorating triumph of good over evil. As the legend goes, the name Holi, a predominantly […]

‘Rain Likely To Dampen Holi Festivities In Odisha’; Yellow Warning For 14 Districts

Bhubaneswar: Rain may dampen Holi celebrations across Odisha tomorrow as several parts of the State will experience light to moderate showers in the next 24 hours, predicted Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar today. Under the influence of a cyclonic circulation, light to moderate rainfall accompanied with thunderstorm and gusty wind reaching 30 to 40 km […]

Holi revelry turns tragic: 6 killed, several injured in separate mishaps in Odisha

Bhubaneswar:  At least six persons were killed and several others were injured in mishaps during Holi celebrations at different places in Odisha today. Satish Sahu, a student of Cuttack Gopalpur drowned while bathing in Kathajodi River. After rescuing Satish from the river, locals then rushed him to SCB Medical College and Hospital. However, the doctors […]

Commissionerate Police on toes to ensure safe Holi in Twin City

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar: With the festival of colours, Holi, a day ahead, the Commissionerate Police has made elaborate arrangements to prevent unruly behaviour of revellers and sale of harmful chemical colours in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. The police have also issued an advisory to ensure safe and incident-free Holi celebrations. The Twin City Police […]