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Woman donates Rs 20 lakh to Puri Jagannath Temple, fulfils husband's last wish
Woman donates Rs 20 lakh to Puri Jagannath Temple, fulfils husband's last wish

Suprabha Panda, a resident of Basta Sadanandapur in Balasore district, sold her land measuring 24 decimal in Cuttack to get her husband’s last wish fulfilled.

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Lord Jagannath Temple Parikrama Project | Puri MLA Is Changing Tracks ?

Lord Jagannath Temple Parikrama Project | Puri MLA Is Changing Tracks ?

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Srimandir Parikrama Project: ASI’s report nails multiple lies of Odisha govt 
Srimandir Parikrama Project: ASI’s report nails multiple lies of Odisha govt 

The Srimandir Parikrama Project, a populist programme by the BJD government, has triggered a groundswell of protests within and outside the state. The controversy has taken on political hues with both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) finding themselves on either side of the issue. 

Woman dies after jumping off Puri Srimandir ‘gumuta’
Transgender dies after jumping off Puri Srimandir ‘gumuta’

She was immediately rushed to the district headquarters hospital where doctor declared her brought dead, sources informed.

Puri Heritage Corridor Project row deepens as ASI says no permission sought for project 
Puri Heritage Corridor Project row deepens as ASI says no permission sought for project 

In a letter recently obtained from the ASI in response to the RTI query filed by one Kshitish Singh, a Kendrapara based RTI activist, the former has said no permission was sought from its Bhubaneswar circle to execute the project.

Puri Srimandir To Allow Entry Of Devotees Through West Gate From April 29
Puri Srimandir To Allow Entry Of Devotees Through West Gate From April 29

The newly appointed Chief administrator of SJTA Bir Bikram Yadav attended his first managing committee meeting. A representative of servitors and the ASI superintendent also took part in the meeting.

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Wrong to go ahead with Srimandir Parikrama Project sans DPR: Parliamentary Committee

It is not right on part of the Odisha government to continue construction under the Srimandir Parikrama Project without the Detailed Project Report (DPR), said Sambhaji Raje Chhatrapati, member of the Parliamentary Committee under the Union Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

Lord Jagannath Devotee From Russia At Puri
Puri's ISKCON Devotee Vouches for War To Find Peace

Far away from the grim reality of the war that is witnessing Russian forces pounding the Ukrainian cities with bombs, the pilgrim town of Puri in Odisha acts as a unifier rather than a destroyer.

Miscreant Behind Desecration Of Srimandir Kitchen Will Be Nabbed Soon: Odisha Chief Secy   
Miscreant Behind Desecration Of Srimandir Kitchen Will Be Nabbed Soon: Odisha Chief Secy   

Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra along with DGP Sunil Bansal visited the Srimandir to carry out a detail inspection of the desecrated kitchen.

Vandalism Of Srimandir Chulhas: Dist Admin & SJTA Equally Responsible, Says Bijoy Mohapatra 
Vandalism Of Srimandir Chulhas: Dist Admin & SJTA Equally Responsible, Says Bijoy Mohapatra 

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Bijoy Mohapatra said such an incident had never happened in the history.

Puri Heritage Corridor Row: 'Project Plaques Put Up At Construction Site Unconvincing' 
Puri Heritage Corridor Row: 'Project Plaques Put Up At Construction Site Unconvincing' 

Despite protests against the ongoing construction works of the project, plaques and diagrams were on Sunday found to have been put up near the 12th century shrine in Puri.

Kapil Sharma Pays Obeisance At Puri Jagannath Temple
Kapil Sharma Pays Obeisance At Puri Jagannath Temple

Upon returning from the temple after darshan, the Firangi actor also received a hearty welcome from a large gathering of fans eagerly waiting outside the temple.

NHRC Case After 'Stampede' At Puri Srimandir, Rights Body Decries Limited Amenities For Devotees
NHRC Case After 'Stampede' At Puri Srimandir, Rights Body Decries Limited Amenities For Devotees

In the plaint, the president of PVP, Jagannath Bastia has raised the issues of how devotees are made to stand in sun for long periods during entry into the temple and darshan as well. 

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.

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Puri Lawyers’ Team Objects Constructions Within Srimandir Parikrama Project, Threatens To Move Court

A fact finding team of the Puri Bar Association has strongly objected to the constructions undertaken by the State government dangerously close to the Srimandir under the ambitious ‘Parikrama Project’.

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