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Kumar Purnima Observed Amid Covid-19 Curbs In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odia girls and unmarried women across the State are observing the rituals associated with the auspicious Kumar Purnima or Sharad Purnima today. However, the present pandemic situation has restricted the festivities to the confines of households this year. Unlike every year, young women have skipped social gatherings for performing the rituals of Kumar Purnima […]

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Kumar Purnima celebrations mark beginning of 11-day Laxmi Puja across Odisha

Bhubaneswar/Dhenkanal/Kendrapara: ‘’Kumara punei janha go phula baula beni…’’ is the lore that echoes from all around on Kumar Purnima, an Odia festival being celebrated today all over the state. A festival that traces its origin to Laxmi Puja that is also celebrated on this day – the last day of Ashwina month, marking the beginning […]

ITI lecturer, four others held for gambling in Phulbani

Phulbani: An ITI lecturer and four others were arrested by police on charges of gambling at the residence of the former in Master Pada under Phulbani police limits in Kandhamal district on Thursday. Acting on a tip off, police raided the house of the lecturer and seized Rs 28,000 from the five. The other arrested […]