The preparations are underway for the Rs 280 crore-Ekamra Prakalpa of Lord Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar. The Bhumi Pujan and a 3-day elaborate ceremonial yajna is underway at the 11th century shrine. As many as 25 shastriya pundits, religious scholars and sadhus from different parts of the state are conducting the vedic rituals of the Bhumi Pujan for the ambitious project.
Despite arrival of southwest monsoon in India, the prices of tomato are soaring in several parts of the country. The sudden jump in the price of the kitchen staple has been fuelled by the explosion in rate of the essential vegetable in producing states like Karnataka. In Odisha too, the price of tomatoes have surged to Rs 100 at retail several markets in the state bringing worry for consumers.
Continuing its attack on the Odisha government, the state unit of Congress on Tuesday moved the Centre alleging blatant violation of All India Service (AIS) Conduct Rules by 5T Secretary VK Pandian, a serving officer in the state. In a letter to the Department of Personnel and Training, senior Congress leader Bijay Patnaik has sought an inquiry and appropriate action against the officer.
Flood situation is still grim in Assam's Barpeta district where nearly 1.70 lakh people are said to have been affected. The flood waters have submerged 5,936.63 hectares of cropland in low lying areas. 382.75 hectares of cropland in Barpeta district are still under water.
Eleven persons among the 12 deceased who lost their lives in the tragic road mishap near Digapahandi in Ganjam district are the family members and relatives of former Berhampur MP Renubala Pradhan.
Hera Panchami ritual, a tradition followed during Rath Yatra in Puri, is one of the beautiful episodes in which Goddess Laxmi gets angry with Lord Jagannath and vents her anger by causing damage to Nandighosha, the chariot of Lord Jagannath. The ritual is observed on the fifth day of the car festival.
Nisha Bangre, a deputy collector posted at Chhatarpur in Madhya Pradesh, resigned from her post after she was allegedly denied leave to attend an international event and inauguration of her new house. She says her fundamental rights, religious beliefs, and constitutional values had been compromised which is why she was forced to take such a decision.
While Odisha government continues to boast about plethora of schemes for upgradation of the education system, the sorry-state of affairs in this school in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district tells a different story altogether. Established in 1950, the Government Primary School in Srinathpur is in utter dilapidated condition, putting the lives of students and teachers at stake.
At a time when Tata Power is facing the heat for frequent power outages in the State, fresh allegations have surfaced with consumers alleging the power major of billing its consumers in Bhubaneswar in a 40-day cycle instead of monthly.
After savouring communion with beloved devotees from top of their luxurious chariots for two days, the deities of Puri Srimandir were ushered to Gundicha temple on Thursday. The Holy Trinity was escorted to their birthplace called ‘Adapa Mandapa’ in the grand procession called ‘Goti Pahandi’.
What has happened to him Is CM Naveen unwell?? After the statements of BJD leader Prafulla Samal that Naveen Patnaik can’t move around so much, In a tweet, she expressed her desire to know what has happened to the CM that he has restricted his movements. She also said that the people of Odisha should know the reason behind the CM’s inability.
After remaining secluded for 14 days in Anasara Ghara, Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra have reappeared and are giving darshan in youthful appearance to countless devotees on the occasion of Nabajouban Darshan today.
Three cousin sisters from Nowshera of Old Srinagar qualified national eligibility entrance test (NEET) with flying colors. They have made the whole valley proud by securing exceptional marks in what is said to be the toughest exams.
Anaj, a talented artist from Kandyparam in Kerala’s Kannur district has stunned everyone with his extraordinary artistic talent.This time, he has made a portrait of Virat Kohli in a not-so-usual manner by throwing a ball against the wall.
OTV on Friday laid bare an unholy incident of alleged sale of duplicate Abadha on a wasteland near Paika Sahi on Loknath Road.