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Tag: Puri

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Odisha Panchayat Polls: B.Tech Girl Student Contesting For Zilla Parishad Member Draws Eyeballs

On the third day of nomination filing for the upcoming panchayat polls, Odisha saw an interesting episode unfold in Puri district. It indeed was an unusual sight for many when a third year B.Tech student reached Sub-Collector’s office to file nomination for the post of Zilla Parishad member.

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‘I Am Possessed’
WATCH | High Drama At Puri Jagannath Temple For Trinity Darshan

WATCH | High Drama At Puri Jagannath Temple For Trinity Darshan

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Third Wave Surge: Sri Jagannath Temple Servitors Above 60 Years Get Booster Dose
Third Wave Surge: Sri Jagannath Temple Servitors Above 60 Years Get Booster Dose

A Covid Care Centre has been set up at the Neelachal Bhakta Niwas where administration of precautionary doses to the servitors aged above 60 years started on Thursday.

Mahants in Puri Demand Status Quo On Mutt Lands, Submit Memorandum To CM
Mahants in Puri Demand Status Quo On Mutt Lands, Submit Memorandum To CM

Welcoming the government’s move to dispose of Sri Jagannath Temple’s landed properties occupied by people through the Uniform Policy; the Mahants urged the State government to exclude the Mutts from 10 decimal limitation of land rule. 

Tapaswini Case Rerun In Puri: Woman Stages Dharna In Front Of Hubby’s House
Tapaswini Case Rerun In Puri: Woman Stages Dharna In Front Of Hubby’s House

Laxmipriya Dalei, wife of Dibakar Dalei of Haridas village launched a protest similar in fashion to that of Tapaswini, by staging dharna in front of her in-laws’ residence demanding justice on Saturday.

Rampant Illegal Sand Mining Threat To World Famous Konark Sun Temple, Flora Fauna
Rampant Illegal Sand Mining Threat To World Famous Konark Sun Temple, Flora Fauna

The magnitude at which the sand mafias are excavating sand from Balibanta will have a catastrophic impact on the Sun temple and the rich biodiversity. 

Containment Zone Makes Comeback In Puri After 3 Test Positive For Omicron
Containment Zone Makes Comeback In Puri After 3 Test Positive For Omicron

The three cases of Omicron variant of Covid-19 detected in Hotel Sona International include a tourist from West Bengal and two hotel staffs.

Sons Forget Filial Duties; Daughters Shoulder Mother’s Bier, Perform Last Rites In Puri
Sons Forget Filial Duties; Daughters Shoulder Mother’s Bier, Perform Last Rites In Puri

The four daughters with the help of some neighbours prepared a bier and shouldered the same to ‘Swargadwar’, four kilometres away from Mangalaghat.

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Last Sunset Of 2021 From Puri Beach

Last Sunset Of 2021 From Puri Beach

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Bird Flu Scare Grips Villagers In Odisha’s Puri District As Crows Fall Dead All Over 
Bird Flu Scare Grips Villagers In Odisha’s Puri District As Crows Fall Dead All Over 

Bird flu fear gripped the residents of Natasahi village of Nuapada (Chilika) under Krushnaprasad Block in Puri district.

Visitors Throng Puri Beach To Enjoy Christmas To The Hilt
Visitors Throng Puri Beach To Enjoy Christmas To The Hilt

A sea of visitors from far and near was seen enjoying their time on the magnificent Puri sea beach to the fullest.

Odisha's Pilgrim City Puri Turning Into Haven For Drug Mafia
Odisha's Pilgrim City Puri Turning Into Haven For Drug Mafia

The pilgrim town of Puri is fast turning into a haven for the drug mafia. 

'Non-Submission' Of UCs Worth Rs 142 Crore Puts Srimandir Admin In Tight Spot 
'Non-Submission' Of UCs Worth Rs 142 Crore Puts Srimandir Admin In Tight Spot 

At a time when the issue pertaining to missing keys of Ratna Bhandara continues to haunt the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), it seems to have attracted a fresh trouble over huge pendency of utilisation certificates (UCs). 

No Decision Yet To Open ‘Bhitara Ratna Bhandara’: Law Minister Pratap Jena
No Decision Yet To Open ‘Bhitara Ratna Bhandara’: Law Minister Pratap Jena

State Law Minister Pratap Jena on Tuesday informed the Odisha Assembly that nothing has yet been decided on opening the inner treasure chamber. 

Sky near Puri Jagannath temple after Jawad cyclone
Lo & Behold! The Skies Turn Crimson Gold In Puri

Generous - remaining true to its name, 'Jawad' not just spared Odisha but also left behind a magnificent makeover of the skies over Puri, the holy land of Lord Jagannath. After the cyclonic system crossed Puri coast as a depression Sunday evening, the skies were lit up in gold and crimson.

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Puri sky dazzles
Adieu Cyclone Jawad: Puri Skies Dazzle In Magnificent Hues

As dark clouds of Cyclone Jawad lift, Puri skies light up in gold and crimson. These breathtaking visuals were shared by international sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik.

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So Much Fish In Net!
Fishermen Net 20 Quintal Fish In Single Catch

Fishermen net 15-20 quintal ‘Kavala’ fish near Naba sea beach in Krushnaprasad, Puri

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Egg Attack On CM
Odisha CM Faces Egg Attack, Black Flag Protest In Puri

Opposition members hurled eggs at CM Naveen Patnaik’s carcade near Hospital chhak in Puri on Wednesday (Nov 24). The CM was returning after the foundation laying of historic Shree Jagannath Heritage Corridor Project when some protesters pelted eggs at his carcade. Black flags were also waived at the CM convoy as a mark of protest.

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Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia
Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia On Puri, Jeypore, Utkela Airport Proposals

Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia’s comments on Puri, Jeypore, Utkela airport proposals during his visit to Jharsuguda Puri.

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RBI Governo at Lord Jagannath Temple
RBI Governor Visits Lord Jagannath Temple In Puri

RBI Governor Visits Lord Jagannath Temple In Puri.

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Mystery Of Missing Ratna Bhandara Keys: Srimandir Servitors, Devotees Demand To Make Judicial Probe
Mystery Of Missing Ratna Bhandara Keys: Srimandir Servitors, Devotees Demand To Make Judicial Probe Report Public

“There are three keys of Bhitara Ratna Bhandara (inner treasure chamber) and as per the norms Puri Gajapati, district Collector and he himself should keep one key each. However, in 2018, the door of Bhitara Ratna Bhandara didn’t open with any of the keys that the Collector had brought,” said Ratna Bhandara servitor Ganesh Mekapa. 

Monkey Snatches Bag
Watch: Monkey Snatches Bag And Climbs Atop Temple In Odisha

Monkey snatches handbag from a woman and climbs atop a temple in Odisha’s Puri district.

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Jai Jagannath
Lord Jagannath Darshan: Devotees Queue Up At Puri Srimandir During ‘Panchaka Brata’

Devotees queue up at Puri Srimandir to get a glimpse of Lord Jagannath. Long queue of devotees seen at Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri during Panchaka Brata.

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Puri Administration Carries Out Eviction Drive At Sea Beach
Puri Administration Carries Out Eviction Drive At Sea Beach, Vendors Demand Rehabilitation

The illegal, both big and small, vendors were allegedly creating nuisance for the tourists and making the beach littered with disposable plates and leftover food items. The drive was carried out to clear the road of encroachments which were obstructing vehicular traffic.

No Radha Pada Darshan On Anla Navami At Sakhigopal This Year
No Radha Pada Darshan On Anla Navami At Sakhigopal This Year

The district administration at Puri will clamp prohibitory orders to deter public gatherings during the upcoming Anla Navami festival at the famous Sakhigopal temple.

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