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COVID vaccination certificate not required to visit Puri Jagannath Temple from Feb 21

The decision is taken keeping in view the decline in the COVID-19 cases and peoples' sentiment

15 Feb 2022 10:53 AM

Ahead of Jagannath Rath Yatra, Puri temple servitor tests corona positive

The servitor will not be part of any ritual related to the Rath Yatra, a senior official said.

23 Jun 2020 12:55 PM

Supreme Court gives its nod to Puri Rath Yatra

The top court said it is considering the issue of conducting Rath Yatra in Puri only and not at other places in Odisha

22 Jun 2020 12:25 PM

SC stays Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra in Odisha over pandemic

Such a huge gathering can't take place during the pandemic, said the Chief Justice of Apex Court

18 Jun 2020 1:44 PM

Cyclone Amphan to intensify into severe cyclonic storm

Fishermen advised not to venture into north Bay of Bengal along and off North Odisha, West Bengal and adjoining Bangladesh coast

17 May 2020 1:41 PM


Cyclone Fani leaves 8 dead: Storm wreaks havoc in Puri for 4 hours

In Bhubaneswar, the roof of a building at AIIMS was ripped off and its video clip was tweeted by the government’s media wing.

04 May 2019 6:24 AM

Sambit Patra sings in Telugu to woo voters

Sometimes, he appears as a Bengali Babu and sometimes as a common Telugu man and communicates with them in their respective languages.

21 Apr 2019 4:45 AM

Odisha: Violence in Puri over queue system in Jagannath Temple, 9 policemen injured

Shutdown called by Sri Jagannath Sena turned violent as a mob barged in, uprooted barricades and ransacked office of Temple Administration.

03 Oct 2018 2:51 PM

Opposition parties suffering from 'Modi phobia', says Amit Shah

All partners of the BJP in the NDA are united and serious about transforming India as the number one country in the world, Shah said.

24 Sep 2018 4:33 PM

Lord's miracle: Puri collector after Jagannath temple’s duplicate keys found

4 personnel, who were looking for the keys, found brown envelope with 'duplicate keys of Ratna Bhandar' written on it, Puri collector said.

15 Jun 2018 5:21 PM


Miffed sand artist plans to move out of Odisha

If this step motherly attitude continues, I would accept proposals from other states, says Manas Sahoo.

31 Dec 2017 1:24 AM

Odisha: Man tied to bike, dragged for mischief

According to reports, the youth, Ramesh Bhoi was harassing a married woman over the telephone for the last eight days.

01 Sep 2017 5:32 AM

Stage set for 9-day Jagannath Yatra in Puri

Rath Yatra is the celebration of Lord Jagannath, who is believed to be the Lord of Universe.

25 Jun 2017 1:37 AM

Odisha: 3 dead, 40 injured after bus overturns at Puri

The police reached the spot and launched an investigation to ascertain the cause of the accident.

24 May 2017 11:14 AM

Nepal President vows kasturi supply to Puri temple

The Napal President observed that the country has had an age-old relationship with the Jagannath temple.

22 Apr 2017 12:47 AM


Mamata Banerjee calls for Opposition unity

The Bengal chief minister accused the BJP of playing “divisive” politics and called upon regional parties to get united to fight it out.

20 Apr 2017 5:21 AM

32-feet-long whale found dead on Puri beach in Odisha

A carcass of a whale was found at a beach in Puri, on February 16. As many as five such cases have been reported in last 11 years.

04 Apr 2017 7:42 AM

Puri fire guts 5 coaches of 3 trains

At least five coaches of the Puri-New Delhi Nandankanan Express, Tirupati-Puri Express and Puri-Howrah Express on Thursday evening caught fire here at Puri railway station.

13 Nov 2015 2:46 AM