Tag: Swarga Dwara

'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 […]

SJTA takes possession of Bauli matha

Puri: The Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Wednesday sealed the Bauli Matha adjacent to the Swarga Dwara here and took it into possession while acting as per a directive issued by the Supreme Court. The SJTA took possession of the matha after the latter’s management lost a litigation in the apex court. Shops on […]

Sea wave ingress in Puri: Affected areas red flagged for tourists

Puri: As sea waves continued to surge threatening to wash away the road near Swarga Dwar, the Hindu cremation ground in the pilgrim town, the spot has been red flagged by the administration restricting the entry of tourists. Red flags have been put up in the sensitive areas by life guards, who have advised the […]

Surging sea waves threaten Swarga Dwar in Puri

Puri: Surging sea waves have lashed the Puri beach incessantly over the last two days ingressing up to 100 meters into land and posing a major threat to Swarga Dwara, the biggest Hindu cremation ground in the pilgrim town. As sea waves have threatened to wash away everything on their path, nearly 100 panicky vendors […]

Biju Babu remembered on 19th death anniversary

Bhubaneswar: A series of programmes have been organised across the State to mark 19th death anniversary of legendary leader Biju Patnaik today. Many leaders and Biju lovers performed ‘Tila Tarpna’ at Bindu Sagar pond here in the morning paying rich tributes to the former chief minister. On the occasion, a blood donation camp under BJD’s […]