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Oil India Rig At Kusupur, Konark
Oil India sets up rig to expedite exploration process at Odisha’s Konark

After the Oil India found proof of crude oil in the Mahanadi Basin near Konark last year, the Central government PSU took eight acres of land from 37 land owners in Kusupur on lease for three years to explore the quantity and quality of underground oil.

  • Tuesday, 07 February 2023
SAND REMOVAL  FROM SUN TEMPLE
Sand Excavation From Konark Sun Temple Begins

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Wednesday began the process of sand excavation from inside the sanctum sanctorum of the Sun Temple in Konark.

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  • Wednesday, 04 January 2023
Konark Sun Temple
ASI begins sand excavation from Sun Temple in Konark after 120 years

As the first step to the operation, a private firm, BDR Constructions has started work on erecting an iron structure and a mechanical working platform on which lifts and trolleys will move to excavate sand.

  • Wednesday, 04 January 2023
Sun God’s car festival celebrates at Odisha’s Konark 
Samba Dashami: Sun God’s car festival celebrated at Odisha’s Konark 

Konark is famous for Sun Temple, dedicated to Hindu Sun God. Here car festival is celebrated on Samba dasami. The Chariot is pulled from Ananta Abadhuta mutt to Chandrabhaga. 

  • Sunday, 01 January 2023
Konark Temple
Odisha's Konark all set to host one of key G20 meetings

Konark is at the top of the agenda for the meeting on the culture track.

  • Wednesday, 21 December 2022
ASI accused of tarnishing beauty of Konark Sun temple
ASI accused of tarnishing beauty of Konark Sun temple

The ASI has installed LED lights at different locations to illuminate the black pagoda which is famous worldwide for its architectural marvel. But the way the lights have been installed has not gone down well with Pattnaik. 

  • Saturday, 10 December 2022
Spectacular Odissi dance marks end of Konark Dance Festival
Spectacular Odissi dance marks end of Konark Dance Festival

The classical dance extravaganza on its concluding day witnessed mesmerizing performance by celebrity artists presenting scintillating performances of Odissi and Kuchipudi.

  • Tuesday, 06 December 2022
Konark Festival 2022
Konark Festival 2022: Behold the magical performances at iconic Sun temple

After a two-year hiatus, the spectacular Konark Festival is back with a bang to enthral the audience. The five-day fest that kicked off on December 1, features celebrated Indian classical dancers from across the world. Take a look at some of the performances.

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  • Sunday, 04 December 2022
Konark Dance Festival & international sand art festival kicked off
Konark Dance Festival & international sand art festival kicked off

On the first day of the dance carnival, danseuse Guru Ramli Ibrahim and his troupe enthralled audience with their Odissi dance performance

  • Friday, 02 December 2022
Sun temple & Konark city to be fully illuminated by solar power, pact signed 
Sun temple & Konark city to be fully illuminated by solar power, pact signed 

For this solar illumination of Konark area, a 10 MW solar project will be set up at Tentulipada under Junagarh block in Kalahandi district with an investment of Rs 45 crore.

  • Monday, 24 October 2022
"India's Best Kept Secret" fails to break into top 10 tourist destinations of India

The state couldn’t make it to the list of top ten states in terms of tourist footfall, proving tall claims of the Odisha government developing tourist destinations into world-class ones to be hollow to the core. 

  • Friday, 30 September 2022
‘Bhumi Pujan’ to remove sand from inside Konark Sun Temple performed, process to begin soon 
‘Bhumi Pujan’ to remove sand from inside Konark Sun Temple performed, process to begin soon 

It has been estimated that the entire process will take three years to complete. 

  • Thursday, 08 September 2022
Survey will be conducted to connect Konark with railways
Survey will be conducted to connect Konark with railways

Vaishnaw appealed to the agitators to not damage railway properties or any other public properties as those belong to the nation. He also informed that high-speed 5G internet service will be rolled out in Odisha very soon.

  • Tuesday, 21 June 2022
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Tourism Boost In Odisha Top Priority: Says Union Minister GK Reddy

Tourism Boost In Odisha Top Priority: Says Union Minister GK Reddy

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  • Saturday, 26 March 2022
Magha Saptami Dip At Chandrabhaga Tomorrow, No Devotees Allowed
Magha Saptami Dip At Chandrabhaga Tomorrow, No Devotees Allowed

Meanwhile, devotees are unhappy over the restrictions imposed over the public bathing rites at the beach ahead of the auspicious day. 

  • Sunday, 06 February 2022
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