Speaking at a religious programme in Surat, Gujarat on Wednesday, the Puri seer expressed his anguish and lamented, "Nobody cares for my advice. The administration, Srimandir management committee, and the servitors all maintain a distance from me.
Meanwhile, health experts in Odisha have advised caution against the spread of influenza in the State. However, they have suggested people not to press the panic button and take precautionary measures to keep the viral disease at bay.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which reportedly applied a new strategy in the recent Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Chhattisgarh, tasted resounding electoral success. Many party MPs, who were fielded as MLA nominees, came out with flying colours.
Under such circumstances, some servitors of Srimandir have put a question mark on the completion of the project in time.
Most of the farmers have lost their sleep over jumbos which have been damaging crops almost every night. They keep on burning fires throughout the night to drive away the animals.
The latest report of National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) on ‘Accidental Deaths & Suicides in India’ has revealed that 1219 persons including 906 males and 313 females died in fire accidents in the state during 2022.
The BJP veteran also observed that women in the state have started changing their mindset as the BJD has long been misinforming them on various issues and Central schemes.
The MLA applied on September 21, 2023, at the Marriage Registrar's Office in Cuttack for registration of his marriage with Pratyusha Nanda, a resident of Arunodaya Market area.
Various outfits observed a 12-hour bandh over demand for district status to Kantabanji in Bolangir after the government initiated the process to tag Padampur as a district.
Odisha Vigilance has also charge-sheeted 551 accused persons in 321 corruption cases, acquiring third place in the country.
The wildlife exchange programme between the Sambalpur Zoo and Bhubaneswar Nandankanan Zoo started on Tuesday. As many as eight blackbucks from the Nadanakanan Zoo were sent to the Sambalpur Zoo at Motijharan in the first phase.
As for the speculation about a possible BJD-BJP friendly match in the next election, the BJP veteran said that the BJD is deliberately engineering such speculations to mislead people.
BJP workers have been demanding the shift of the Temporary Transit Centre (TTS) to make the denizens of Bhubaneswar free from the stinking smell of the garbage dumped at the place.
Prathamastami is also celebrated in Srimandir, Puri. Madhabananda Jew, the presiding deity of Madhabananda Jew temple at Niali in Cuttack, is the maternal uncle of Lord Jagannath.
Rainfall has been recorded in Odisha's Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Ganjam and Gajapati districts since Monday evening, officials said.