The Swapneswar Mahadev temple of Lord Shiva, estimated to be 1,300-1,400 years old, is one of the best-preserved examples of early Kalingan architecture in the region.
Bhubaneswar: Is Odisha government getting too anxious to earn the Heritage City tag for Bhubaneswar? The demolition drive for the Ekamra Kshetra beautification project around the temple of Lord Lingaraj in the capital city is seen being executed at a faster pace, but allegedly without approval of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) even though […]
Bhubaneswar: Expressing concerns over rising cases of temple thefts in Odisha and illegal exports of idols, non-profit INTACH urged the government for framing a holistic policy and taking legal measures to deal with the menace. The organisation’s state convener Amiya Bhusan Tripathy, who is also the former police chief of Odisha, lamented that there is […]
Bhubaneswar: Days after two century-old shrines were razed to the ground in Puri as part of a demolition drive around the Shree Jagannath Temple, the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) has offered help to restore heritage structures in the beach town. The organization, in a memorandum to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, […]
Sambalpur: Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) today launched a programme for documentation of the tangible and intangible heritage sites along both sides of Mahanadi river, sources in it said today. Seven teams of culture enthusiasts will cover nearly 1,000 kilometres on both side of the river Mahanadi under the project. INTACH […]
The INTACH has started listing and documenting a 484-km-long traditional route that was once used by thousands of pilgrims to visit the Jagannath temple in Odisha, a member of the organisation said here today