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Tag: Puri Beach

Last Sunset Of 2021 From Puri Beach

Last Sunset Of 2021 From Puri Beach

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Diwali & Kali Puja: Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Creates Goddess Kali Sculpture With Earthen Lamps

Diwali & Kali Puja: Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Creates Goddess Kali Sculpture With Earthen Lamps

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Odisha Govt Withdraws Beach Shacks Plan In Puri

Odisha Government has finally decided to drop the project of introducing shacks at the beach in Puri

From Naxal-Hit Malkangiri To Puri Beach, Budding Sand Artist Sculpts Success Story

Puri: From a remote village in Naxal-hit Malkangiri district to the world-famous beach in Puri, 24-year-old budding sand artist Muka Kabasi is making waves with his creations. Born and brought up in a farming family with limited resources to make ends meet, Kabasi’s life changed after he joined a sand art school run by renowned […]

Watch: This Is How Sudarsan Pattnaik Appeals People To Keep Beaches Clean On International Coastal Clean Up Day
Watch: This Is How Sudarsan Pattnaik Appeals People To Keep Beaches Clean On International Coastal Clean-Up Day

Bhubaneswar: Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik, who earned a name for his creative sand arts, took his creativity to a step further and shared a video message to sensitise people about the importance of clean beaches on the International Coastal Clean-Up Day on Saturday. Our Place……Our Planet Our Responsibility Keep our Coastal Clean . […]

Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Creates Replica Of Ram Temple At Puri Beach

Bhubaneswar: Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Tuesday said he has created a replica of Ram temple on Puri beach, on the eve of its ground-breaking ceremony in Ayodhya. #JaiShriRam …My SandArt at Puri beach in Odisha, On the eve of foundation stone laying ceremony by Hon’ble PM Shri @narendramodi Ji for #RamMandirAyodhya . pic.twitter.com/HMYAjAJwQI — […]

Puri Beach Gears Up To Retain Blue Flag Tag

Puri: Few months after the Puri beach received Blue Flag certificate as a mark for up keeping of cleanliness and coastal conservation, the pilgrim town is once again gearing up to retain the coveted tag this coming year. In August 2019, Puri was ranked 4th on the list of 12 Blue Flag beaches in the […]

Gopalpur Beach More Polluted Than Puri, Finds New Study

Berhampur: Gopalpur beach in Odisha’s Ganjam district is more polluted than Puri, a study has found. The recently-released findings are based on the study conducted by the Marine Sciences Department of the Berhampur University in collaboration with the National Center for Coastal Research, Chennai. Waste from Gopalpur, Puri and an Olive Ridley turtles’ nesting site […]

Odisha Government Plans Konark Makeover With New Facilities For Tourists

Bhubaneswar/Puri: In a move to boost tourist inflow to Odisha, the state tourism department has come up with a new idea of providing tent facilities for tourists visiting Sun Temple in Konark. A meeting in this regard was held in Lokaseva Bhavan under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy. As per reports, Odisha government […]

Odisha Expects 2.4 Crore Tourist Footfall In 2021

Kolkata: Odisha is expecting a tourist footfall of 2.4 crore in 2021, a top official of the department from the state said here on Thursday. The state had received 1.5 crore tourists in 2018, he said. Odisha offers exciting tourist spots across 19 protected areas, including two national parks, and a Buddhist circuit, state tourism […]

'Pieces of gold' in sands of Puri beach leave fishermen in frenzy

Puri: Fishermen living on the seaside of the pilgrim city of Puri have been busy with an odd job these days – searching for gold on the beach. After the waves recede, the fishermen start scouring the wet sand for gold flakes. It is said that this search for gold has begun after Cyclone Fani […]

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Here's a unique wish for Kapil Sharma, the sand art way

Puri: Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik through a sand art congratulated comedian Kapil Sharma who will tie the knot with his long time girlfriend Ginni Chatrath in Jalandhar, Punjab today. Through his sand art at the Puri Beach, Patnaik has conveyed best wishes to Kapil and Ginni for the new innings of their life. […]

Litter, liquor ruining Puri beach in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: While the pilgrim city of Puri famous for the Lord Jagannath Temple boasts of a vibrant and enticing beach mesmerising lakhs of tourists and devotees, the beach is being engulfed by litter and has become a safe haven for drunkards. The case in point here is an under-construction park on Banki Muhan which has […]

Republic Day: Manas Sahoo's sand animation on Puri beach grabs eyeballs

Puri: Noted sand animator and sculptor Manas Sahoo created a sand animation at the Light House beach here to spread message of patriotism on 69th Republic Day today. He used around 15 tonne of sand for creating the 15-ft long sculpture which immediately became a massive attraction for tourists who turned up in hundreds to […]

Drowning in Puri: Body of 1 student fished out, another missing

Puri: The body of one of the two students, identified as Akash Khakha, who had drowned while taking bath in Puri sea beach on Friday was fished out today. Reportedly, eight students from Western Odisha had come to play cricket match in Bhubaneswar. As there was no match scheduled for Friday, all of them went […]

Two youths go missing in sea at Puri

Puri: Two youths went missing while taking bath in Puri beach today. According to sources, the youths have been identified as Akash Khakka and Jadumani Sekhar Bachha, both residents of western Odisha who came to play a cricket match in Bhubaneswar. Both of them along with six others visited Puri today morning. All of them […]

Sand artist Sudarsan on dharna, demands beach clean up

Bhubaneswar: Sand artist Sudarsan Patnaik today staged a dharna protesting pollution in Bankimuhan in Puri and demanded immediate steps to clean and revive the beach. The globally acclaimed sand artist and Padma Shri, on Tuesday, sat on dharna on the beach and said even after repeated requests, the State government has done precious little to […]

2nd time in 45 days; another whale carcass found on Puri beach

Puri: Barely one and half months after, another carcass of a whale measuring around32 feet long was found washed ashore on Puri beach on Monday. Heavy crowd was witnessed near Panth Niwas to see the dead sea mammal. It is suspected the mammal died after being hit by ship or vessel in the deep sea […]

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Sand artists spread awareness on world water day

Bhubaneswar: Acclaimed sand artist Manas Sahoo, continuing his habit of coming up with something special to mark every important occasion, created a five feet high and 15 feet long sand sculpture on the Puri beach on occasion of World Water Day on Tuesday. The sand sculpture titled “Thousands have lived without love, not one without […]

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Sudarsan Pattnaik creates world record with tallest sand sculpture

Puri: Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik today created a Guinness World Record by sculpting a more than 48 feet tall sand castle at Puri beach. Sudarsan along with 45 students of his Sand Art Institute created this 48 feet 7 inch tall sculpture which beat the previous record which was in the name of a sand […]

Dolphin carcass found on Puri beach

Puri: The carcass of a rare bottlenose dolphin was found on Puri beach on Saturday. According to sources, the carcass was found near Digabareni ghat on the beach. It was spotted by visitors who alerted the forest officials. Being informed about the incident, officials of Puri forest division rushed to the spot and seized the […]

Manas creates sand art on World Hepatitis Day

Puri: Noted sand artist Manas Kumar Sahoo created a sand art to spread awareness about Hepatitis B at Puri beach on the occasion World Hepatitis Day. In his sand art, Sahoo attempted to spread the message about how vaccination could prevent the spread of the diseases. More than 50 crore people across the globe have […]