The incident occurred on Wednesday night at the wedding ceremony of Mohalla Shaikhan resident Usman's daughters, the police said.
According to mythology, Lord Jagannath leaves his wife Goddess Laxmi in Srimandri while going to his aunt’s house along with his brother Lord Balabhadra and sister Goddess Subhadra for nine days.
Odisha’s iconic sweet Rasagola assumes a special place in Jagannath culture, especially in Rath Yatra. On the last day of Rath Yatra festival, Goddess Laxmi is offered Rasagola as bhog as part of the age-old Niladri Bije rituals.
A notorious criminal gang, which was involved in looting cash from several shops in Bhubaneswar, reportedly performed Puja and offer Rasagola to a deity for a successful strike and repeat the ritual after the heist.
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has submitted necessary documents sought by the Centre for the geographical indication (GI) status to Rasagola, stated Minister for Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Prafulla Samal today. Speaking on the sidelines of a programme in Bhubaneswar, the minister said all required documents were submitted before August 21. “We […]
What began as a Twitter hashtag suggestion in the ides of March, 2015 became a leading Twitter trend in two years time. It spiralled from tweets to newspaper articles, from historical literature search to heated debates, from confines of a virtual world to the real world. Yes, Rasagola Dibasa, which started as a discussion among […]
Bhubaneswar:To celebrate rasagola which is deeply connected with the Odia culture, tradition and Lord Jagannath, ‘Rasagola Mahotsav’ is being organised by Odisha Television Limited in association with Bharat Masala in Bhubaneswar today. The ‘Rasagola Mahotsav’ will begin at 3:00 PM at Paltronics ground near Big Bazaar in Patia area. As many as 50 Rasagola makers […]
Puri: A day after the holy Trinity were offered Adhara Pana– a special drink after their tiring nine day journey followed by Suna Besha, the deities are all set to enter the sanctum sanctorum of Srimandir during Niladri Bije today. Niladri Bije is the concluding ritual of Rath Yatra during which the Lords are offered […]
Bhubaneswar: To every sweet tooth’s delight, various type of Rasagolas adorned the ‘Rasagola Mahotsav’ held for the first time in the capital city today. The main attraction of the Mahotsav was the giant size Rasagolas seeking entry into the Guinness Book of World Records. There was a special selfie zone to take selfies with the […]
Bhubaneswar: In Odisha, sweetmeat rasagola is an integral part of all important occasions, be it Lord Jagannath calming down an upset Goddess Laxmi after Rath Yatra or breaking good news to family and friends. More than just ‘cheese balls’ as famous British chef William Harold described it, for Odias rasagola is interwoven into our tradition. […]
Puri: At a time when the issue of Geographical Indication (GI) tag for Odisha Rasagola still remains in the logjam, Sri Jagannath Sena, a religious outfit, has come forward to fight for the tag. A three-member team of the outfit left for Chennai yesterday to submit facts and figure in favour of the State for […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to file Geographical Indication (GI) tag to ‘Jagannath Rasagola’ instead of Odishara Rasagola, a week after West Bengal got the GI tag for the ‘Banglar rasogola’. The government’s decision is based on conclusive report prepared after roping in suggestions from various stakeholders, experts, attorneys, and advocate firms regarding filing […]
Bhubaneswar: Finally, the Odisha government on Friday filed an application for Geographical Indication (GI) tag to stake claim for “Odishara Rasagola”. The state government move comes three months after West Bengal was awarded GI tag for “Banglar Rasogolla”. Officials of the Odisha Small Industries Corporation Ltd (OSIC) filed the application with the Geographical Indication Registry […]
The Odisha government has decided to set up a committee to finalise the process to apply for Geographical Indication (GI) status for the syrupy dessert Rasagola
People in Odisha on Sunday celebrated 'Rasagola Dibasa' while the state government claimed to have found evidence about the origin of the syrupy sweet in the state