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Paan, Gutkha Ban In Puri Srimandir Comes Into Force

Puri: Shree Jagannath Temple Administration’s (SJTA) ban on Paan and Gutkha inside Puri Srimandir came into effect from today. The move has been initiated with the sole aim to maintain proper sanitation inside the temple, which means no devotee or servitor can enter the premises chewing Paan or Gutkha. As per the new norms, a […]

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ASI inspects 'Garbhagriha' as Holy Trinity set to return to ‘Ratna Singhasana’

Puri: Members of the ASI (Archaeological Survey of India) on Monday inspected the Garbhagriha (Sanctum Sanctorum) in Puri Srimandir during which chemical cleaning, checking of the steel crosses and colouring of the ‘Kanakamundi’ were carried out. While steps were taken to improve the ventilating system inside the Sanctum Sanctorum, the black patches on the inside […]

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A Man Who Lived And Died On His Own Terms

He was the quintessential non-conformist, a true iconoclast, a perennial rebel, a textbook bohemian and an erudite scholar who could speak and write with equal felicity on things as varied as international oil politics and the Jagannath Cult. But all these epithets don’t even begin to describe the person that Gopal Krushna Mishra was. As […]

Rath Yatra: Deities ushered into Sanctum Sanctorum during Niladri Bije

Bhubaneswar: Rath Yatra, the annual sojourn of Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Goddess Subhadra concluded as the deities were ushered into the Srimandir in ‘Goti Pahandi’ during the Niladri Bije ritual of the deities. Lord Jagannath and Goddess Laxmi’s meeting ritual was carried out on the Charamala following which the Bachanika ritual was conducted at […]

Scientists to visit Jagamohan
Expert team of CSIR-CIMFR to inspect Jagamohan over ventilation issue

Puri: As smoke is likely to become an issue during the fabrication of stainless steel box portal frame to permanently secure Jagamohan, the hall facing the 12th century shrine of Lord Jagannath, two scientists of CISR-Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research (CIMFR) will visit today, on the request of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), to […]

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Repair of Jagamohan before ‘Kartik’ end

Puri: The permanent repair work of Jagamohan, the hall facing the sanctum sanctorum of Sri Jagannath Temple, will be completed before the starting of Odia holy month of Kartik, said chief administrator of Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) Suresh Mohapatra. According to sources, a decision in this regard was taken after a meeting of SJTA […]

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Steel pillars, box frames to be used to secure Jagmohan

Bhubaneswar: Steel pillars and box frames will be used to secure Jagmohan, the chamber facing the sanctum sanctorum of Sri Jagannath Temple in Puri, informed Sri Jagannath Temple administrator, Prasanna Kumar Hota. According to reports, a decision in this regard was taken during a meeting presided over by the Union Culture secretary in New Delhi […]

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Cong targets BJD, BJP over delay in repair of Jagmohan

Bhubaneswar: The war of words over the repair work of Jagmohan is getting shriller by the day with the Congress using the opportunity to train its guns on both the BJP-led central government and the BJD government in the state. While the Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra is scheduled to visit the temple today, Odisha […]

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Congress team reviews Jagmohan repair work

Bhubaneswar: A day after chief minister Naveen Patnaik visited Jagannath Temple in Puri and reviewed the repair work of Jagmohan, the chamber facing the sanctum sanctorum of the temple, Congress leader Narasingha MIshra along with Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee president Prasad Harichandan and Tara Prasad Bahinipati visited the 12th century shrine on Thursday to take […]

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Jagamohan repair row: High level meeting today

Puri: A high level meeting will be held at the Sri Jagannath Temple Administraton (SJTA) office hereon Wednesday to discuss the repair of Jagmohan, the chamber facing the sanctum sanctorum of Sri Jagannath Temple in Puri, which has got delayed because of a tug of war between the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and the […]

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Core committee, ASI to discuss Jagamohan repair today

Bhubaneswar: After the Director General (DG) of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) rejected the estimate and the repair plan of Jagamohana at Srimandir prepared by the core committee, Law Minister Arun Sahu has convened a meeting on Friday to chalk out the further course of action. According to sources, the meeting will be attended by […]

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Repair of Jagamohan to resume after Ram Navami

Puri: The repair work of Jagamohan, the hall facing the Sanctum Sanctorum of the Sri Jagannath Temple here, will be carried out after Ram Navami,which will be observed on April 15. A decision in this regard was taken in a meeting chaired by chief administrator of Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) Suresh Chandra Mohapatra on […]