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Temples Reopen In Khordha With Strict Covid19 Protocols In Place

Devotees can finally have darshan of the Gods and Goddesses as all temples and religious places in Khordha district reopened today (August 9) for all. Darshan is allowed with strict adherence to Covid protocols.

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Odisha: Religious Places Reopen In Cuttack After Nine Months

Cuttack: Religious institutions including famous Cuttack Chandi temple and Maa Charchika temple at Banki in the district has re-opened for the public on Thursday after a hiatus of over nine months. The temples and other religious places were closed since March due to Coronavirus pandemic and subsequent nation-wide lockdown. The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has […]

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Odisha: Wild Bear Sneaks Into Village Temple, Watch Video

Bhawanipatna: A wild bear sneaked into  human habitation triggering panic among locals at Amapani near Dharmagarh here in Kalahandi district on Wednesday night. A video of the animal roaming around the Budharaja temple at Amapani is doing rounds on  social media. Locals who have sighted the animal said that it visited the temple on Wednesday […]

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Puri MLA Urges Odisha Chief Minister To Reopen Srimandir

Puri: Puri Sadar MLA Jayanta Kumar Sarangi on Sunday requested Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to allow reopening of  Lord Jagannath Temple. Sarangi said that when temples and places of worship across India have reopened in accordance with Covid-19 protocol, the Puri Lord Jagannath Temple should also be reopened. “I am very much happy that Chief […]

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Unlock 5 Guidelines: Here's What You Can Expect - Cinema Halls, Tourist Spots, Religious Places To Open?

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: As the fourth phase of lockdown is all set to end in two days, people are now eyeing more relaxations and opening up of more activities in the month of October. Unlock-5, perhaps the fifth phase of opening of the economy and other activities, will start from October 1. The Ministry of […]

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Eviction Near Lingaraj Temple Vehemently Opposed

Bhubaneswar: The ongoing eviction drive near Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneswar was strongly opposed by locals today who alleged that they have not been given any notices regarding the demolition. “How can they demolish our houses without informing us in advance? It is injustice and now we have become homeless,” said a local woman. However, member […]

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Konark Sun Temple's Iron Scaffoldings To Be Removed

Puri: The iron scaffoldings put up at Konark Sun Temple will soon be removed, informed Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). In this regard, a three-member team of Central Building Research Institute (CBRI) from Roorkee led by scientist Siddharth Behera inspected the temple today. The CBRI team, accompanied by an engineering team of ASI, inspected the […]

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Nearly Rs 3 Lakh Looted At Puri’s Siddha Mahavir temple

Puri: In a major security breach at the famous Siddha Mahavir temple in Puri, miscreants allegedly looted Rs 3 lakh from the donation box of the shrine late yesterday night. As per reports, after breaking open the iron grill and brass locks of the temple, the miscreants robbed cash from the donation box. Later, the […]

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Private temple declares OPS son as Theni MP before counting of votes

Chennai: Even before the completion of polling for the Lok Sabha elections, a private temple in Theni district in Tamil Nadu created controversy with its plaque designating AIADMK’s candidate for Theni seat P. Raveendranath Kumar as an MP. Kumar, son of Deputy Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam, is contesting as AIADMK candidate from Theni Parliamentary constituency. The […]

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Precious 'Astadhatu' idol stolen from Manikeswari temple in Rayagada

Rayagada: Unidentified miscreants looted the Astadhatu idol of the presiding deity of Manikeshwari temple at Khedapada village near Therubali in Rayagada district late Thursday night. According to reports, some miscreants allegedly broke open the main door of the temple late last night and decamped with the precious idol which is said to be an antique […]

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Burglars loot ornaments & valuables from temple in Khurda

Khurda: Unidentified miscreants looted gold ornaments from a Kali temple in Gurujang area of the town late on Tuesday night. According to reports, some miscreants allegedly looted 200 grams of gold jewellery and utensils worth lakhs of rupees after breaking open the lock of the temple late yesterday night. They also decamped with the temple […]

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Sabarimala verdict supporter's ashram attacked in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: An ashram run by a supporter of the Supreme Court’s Sabarimala verdict came under attack early on Saturday here, Kerala Police said, and announced a probe by a special team. While Swami Sandeepananda Giri accused the BJP-RSS combine for the attack, a Sabarimala tantri family member said the monk himself set his property ablaze […]

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Supreme Court lifts ban on entry of women into Sabarimala temple

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has lifted the ban on entry of women into the Sabarimala temple of Kerala. While reading out the verdict, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra said, “The practice of barring women in age group of 10-50 to go inside the temple is violative of constitutional principles.” “Right to worship is […]

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Muslim husband performs 'shradh' for departed Hindu wife

New Delhi: A Muslim man, Imtiazur Rahman, who was denied permission to perform the final rites of his dead Hindu wife at a temple here last week because of his religion, has finally been able to hold the ceremony with the help of a Bengali philanthropic cultural society in Delhi. People associated with the Deshbandhu […]

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Servitor bleeds with head injury in Puri temple, rituals delayed

Puri: The Sri Jagannath temple here is under the process of cleansing after a little blood spill following an accidental fall of a servitor on temple premises today.  The rituals which have been delayed will continue soon after purification, sources said. The incident took place when a servitor fell on the floor after his feet […]

Niladri Bije: Cop touches Subhadra’s idol, probe ordered

Puri: Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has ordered a probe into the alleged touching of Devi Subhadra’s idol during the Niladri Bije ritual here in Puri on Thursday. Official sources said, a police official has been accused of touching the deity during the pahandi ceremony in the evening. The officer in dock has been identified as […]

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Rath Yatra 2017: Stage set for the annual festival of Lord Jagannath

Puri: The wait for millions of devotees across the globe to watch the Trinity – Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Devi Subhadra – is over. In some time, the divine siblings will be atop the three grand chariots – the sight which devotees look forward to- on the occasion of annual Rath Yatra every year […]

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Mob beat up mentally-ill woman for entering temple

Kendrapara: A mob comprising local youths punched, kicked and beat up a mentally-ill woman after tying both of her hands near Badamangala locality in Kendrapara Township, police said today. The physical abuse of the elderly mentally unsound woman has elicited sharp reaction from people from various walks of life here. The shocking incident occurred at […]

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Miscreants loot temple hundi in Aul

Aul: A gang of unidentified miscreants robbed properties worth lakhs of rupees by breaking the hundi of Laxmi Baraha temple here late on Monday night. According to sources, the miscreants also looted other articles belonging to the temple by breaking the doors of the houses in the premises of the temple. The loot came to […]