Tag: Immersion

Durga Puja 2022: 7 killed, several missing after flash flood in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri during imme
Durga Puja 2022: 7 killed, several missing after flash flood in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri during immersion

The Jalpaiguri District Magistrate, Moumita Godara Basu confirmed the death toll as seven.

  • Thursday, 06 October 2022
Lord Ganesh’s ladoo sold for whopping Rs 8.70L in Odisha
Lord Ganesh’s ladoo sold for whopping Rs 8.70L in Odisha

Devotees believe the ladoo brings prosperity to the winner.

  • Saturday, 10 September 2022
‘Ravana Podi’ marks end of Dussehra, immersion tomorrow

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: The four-day Dussehra celebrations across the Odisha culminated today with ‘Ravana Podi’ – the burning of life-size effigies of demon king Ravana. The ‘Ravana Podi Utsav’ was marked by attractive display of effigies of the demon king. In the event which signifies triumph of good over evil, the effigy of the demon king were […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Dussehra draws to close amid immersion revelry

Bhubaneswar/ Cuttack: The 5-day long Dussehra festival drew to a close today with the idol immersion of Goddess Durga which was marked by fervor and revelry across the State. As the twin cities of Cuttak and Bhubaneswar bid adieu to Goddess Durga, a carnival-like atmosphere gripped the cities during the immersion ceremony. An eclectic mix […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Violence reported before idol immersion in Cuttack

Cuttack: Prior to the immersion of Durga idols, violence was reported at Pithapur and Jholasahi here over border dispute today. The incident took place when the welcome arches and lights were being uninstalled. Two groups of people in the areas clashed with each other by hurling stones and glass bottles at each other. Two cars […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Security beefed up in twin city for immersion festival

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: Security has been beefed up in twin cities for the immersion festival of goddess Durga today after four days of divine extravaganza. 30 platoons of police have been mobilised at the sensitive points in the Capital City to maintain law and order during procession. 12 top police officials, including five DCP rank officers, have […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Traffic regulation for Ravan Podi, idol immersion in capital city

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police today announced the traffic regulation in the capital city for Ravan Podi on Tuesday evening as well as immersion of the idols of Goddess Durga tomorrow. Talking to media persons here, DCP Satyabrata Bhoi said the traffic regulation for Ravan Podi at Saheed Nagar and Nayapalli would remain in force from […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Situation improves in Soro, Pattamundai, Rourkela

Soro/Pattamundai/Rourkela: The situation in Soro, Pattamundai and Rourkela, which had turned violent following group clash between two communities during the immersion procession of Ganesh idol, is limping back to normalcy. Reports from Balasore said the situation in Soro town has vastly improved as all business establishments and educational institutions opened today. Talking to media persons, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Remaining idols immersed amid beefed up security in Soro

Balasore: Even as the section 144 has stayed in force in Soro town in the district, which witnessed unrest following a group clash during immersion festival, remaining idols of lord Ganesh were immersed today amid tight security in a low profile manner. The peace committee on Tuesday decided to conduct the immersion in a low […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Miscreants torch shops after group clash

Soro: In the aftermath of the group clash between two communities during immersion festival of Lord Ganesh, miscreants set seven shops on fire in the town late on Sunday night even as the prohibitory order under section 144 of CrPC was in force. The special police team, which keeps a close watch on the situation, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Curfew in three Odisha towns following communal tension

Bhubaneswar: As communal tension prevailed in three towns of Odisha during immersion processions of Lord Ganesha and another deity, the administration imposed section 144 of the CrPC in these areas. Section 144 has been clamped in Rourkela in Sundargarh district, Soro in Balasore district and Patamundai in Kendrapada district following communal tension between two groups, […]

  • Friday, 02 July 2021
Puri Goshani Yatra: Sec 144 To Be Imposed On Immersion Route

Puri: With the Dussehra coming to an end with the celebration of Vijayadashami on Monday, preparations are on for the immersion of Goshani idols in Puri. In view of the COVID19 situation, the Puri district administration has come up with certain guidelines to be followed during immersion. Sources said, the district administration has decided to […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021