Jagannath Temple
West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.22

Digha Jagannath temple by Dec 2023

The Rs 100-crore Jagannath Temple being built by the West Bengal government at the beach town of Digha in Purba Medinipur district will be completed by December 2023, an official said on Saturday. Th...
By Supratik Sengupta in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.09.22

Construction near Puri temple cleared

The National Monuments Authority (NMA) has issued a no-objection certificate (NOC) for the construction of a reception centre for the 12th Century Shree Jagannath Temple. The centre will be set u...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 16.08.22

ASI seeks access to Puri temple treasury

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has written to the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) seeking permission to enter the ratna bhandar (temple treasury) of Lord Jagannath and repair it...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 04.08.22

Chunk of plaster off Puri temple ceiling

A large chunk of plaster fell off the roof of the sanctum sanctorum of the 12th century Puri Shree Jagannath Temple on Tuesday. No one, however, was injured in the incident. The chunk of plaster weig...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Events  /  Published 09.07.22

Rath Yatra: Jilipi, papad and other sweet memories

Khunti pujo or kathamo pujo is the ritual that sets off preparations for Durga Puja. This ritual has traditionally been observed on Rath Yatra with the structure being laid for idol-mak...
By Jaismita Alexander


India  /  Published 01.07.22

Puri raths ready to roll

The three chariots — Taladhwaja, Nandighosh and Darpadalan — are ready to roll on the Grand Road (Bada Danda) of Puri on Friday. The 2.5km boulevard stretches from the 12th century Shree ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Puri

India  /  Published 21.06.22

Treatment ritual for Puri Lord Jagannath

The ailing divine trinity of the Shree Jagannath temple in Puri is being treated with traditional medicines following which they are slowly recuperating. The deities are suffering from high fever fol...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 05.06.22

Ministers quit ahead of shuffle

All the 20 ministers in Naveen Patnaik’s government submitted their resignations on Saturday, paving the way for a shuffle of the ministry on Sunday. Sources said Patnaik might bring in new fac...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 05.06.22

Odisha govt relief on Puri

Earlier, Misra had been dubbed as a liar by the BJP on the ground that he had misled Parliament saying that only four toilets would be constructed near the site. Misra said: “As I am clear in my...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 04.06.22

SC fines Puri petitioners for ‘frivolous’ PIL

The Supreme Court on Friday imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh each on two PIL petitioners and expressed concern over the “mushroom growth” of frivolous public interest litigation petitions that ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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