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Puri Jagannath Temple Kitchen Vandalism
Puri Jagannath Temple Kitchen Vandalism: Time For Govt To Shift Focus From Facelift To Heightening Security At Srimandir

The act of vandalism inside kitchen of Puri Jagannath temple raises serious issue on temple security and management of Mahaprasad.

  • Tuesday, 12 April 2022
Pit Dug Up For Srimandir Parikrama Project Refilled
Puri Admin Refills Pit Dug For Srimandir Parikrama Project

In an unexpected turn of events, the District Administration of Puri has refilled a pit dug for construction under the Srimandir Parikrama Project on Friday.

  • Friday, 08 April 2022
CCTV Surveillance, ‘Sodha’ Ritual In Puri Srimandir Intensified After Roshaghara Desecration Inciden
CCTV Surveillance, ‘Sodha’ Ritual In Puri Srimandir Intensify After Roshaghara Desecration Incident 

Puri district Collector Samarth Verma on Thursday said that CCTV cameras would also be installed at four different locations to keep a vigil on the roshaghara (kitchen).

  • Thursday, 07 April 2022
Srimandir Kitchen Vandalism Accused
Srimandir Kitchen Vandalism: Accused Sent To 14-Day Judicial Custody

The Puri SDJM Court on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of J Mohapatra, the prime accused in the Srimandir kitchen vandalism case and sent him to 14-day judicial custody.

  • Wednesday, 06 April 2022
Puri Jagannath Temple Fund Of Rs 115 Cr To Be Deposited in UBI 
Puri Jagannath Temple Fund Of Rs 115 Cr To Be Deposited in UBI 

The decision was taken on the basis of a tender process where UBI emerged as the top bidder promising a 5.21 per cent interest rate in comparison to other participants. 

  • Wednesday, 23 March 2022
Stampede At Puri jagannath temple
'Stampede' Outside Srimandir A Wake-Up Call! Govt's Empathy Would Mitigate Pilgrim Plight In Puri

What devotees coming to Srimandir are missing is sensitivity and empathy. The stampede-like situation on Holi Purnima seems to be a wakeup call. Devotees do deserve a lot more respect and attention and it is the bounden duty of the state government to ensure this without delay.

  • Saturday, 19 March 2022
SJTA Chief Krishan Kumar
Centre Approves Appointments, Repatriation Of Over 40 IAS Officers Including SJTA Chief Krishan Kumar

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved the appointments and premature repatriation of 43 additional secretary- and joint secretary-level officers including the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) Chief, Krishan Kumar.

  • Wednesday, 23 February 2022
Puri Jagannath Temple Reopening: SJTA Issues SOP; Darshan Allowed From 6 AM At Srimandir
Puri Jagannath Temple Reopening: SJTA Issues SOP; Darshan Allowed From 6 AM At Srimandir

The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Monday released the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) which will come into effect from February 1, until further guidelines.

  • Monday, 31 January 2022
Puri Jagannath Temple
Opposition Decries Odisha Govt’s Ordinance Route To Promulgate Jagannath Temple Amendment Act

A uniform policy (2003) was brought in to facilitate the settlement of land to eligible people. From 2001 to 2010, 291 acres had been settled; 96 acres were settled between 2011 and 2021.

  • Saturday, 15 January 2022
Bhakta Niwas On Lease
Puri: Leasing Out Bhakta Niwas Raises Questions Over Stay Of Poor Devotees

The Supreme Court had directed the SJTA (in 2018) to provide stay for 60,000 devotees who throng Puri for the darshan of Lord Jagannath and stay in the spiritual environment the pilgrim town

  • Thursday, 06 January 2022
'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). 

  • Sunday, 12 December 2021
Puri To Be Renamed
Puri Likely To Be Renamed Soon: Shree Jagannath Temple Administration

The home of the Holy Trinity and the pilgrim city of the state, Puri, is likely to get a new name soon. As per reports, several names are being considered for the same such as - ‘Shree Jagannath Puri’ or ‘Shree Jagannath Dham Puri’. On Tuesday, a proposal for the same was discussed during the meeting of the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA).

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  • Thursday, 04 November 2021
Lord Jagannath's Land Grab Bid In Odisha's Balasore Foiled By Soro Tehsildar
Lord Jagannath's Land Grab Bid In Odisha's Balasore Foiled By Soro Tehsildar

SJTA verified the documents and declared those to be fake. The administration denied any approval of land transfer in favour of any person. Following that the SJTA on Monday filed a complaint with the Singhadwar police in connection with the matter, informed sources.

  • Tuesday, 19 October 2021
Temple Darshan Curbs
Durga Puja: Puri Jagannath Temple Administration Announces Darshan Guidelines

In view of prevailing pandemic and anticipated rush during observance of Durga Puja special precautions are being taken at temples and places of worship. The Puri Srimandir will remain closed for the devotees on the occasion of Durga Puja on October 15.

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  • Monday, 11 October 2021
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Election of Srimandir Daitapati Nijog: Filing of nominations ends, withdrawal today

Puri: A total of 32 persons have filed nominations for elections of the Daitapati Nijog of Puri Srimandir scheduled to be held on January 28 as part of the reforms following the directive of the Supreme Court. While the nomination filing ended on Saturday, today is the last date for withdrawal of nominations for the […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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