Opinion  /  Published 17.09.19

Restoring the grandeur of the temple at Konark

Sir — The recent decisions taken by the Archaeological Survey of India for the conservation of the Sun temple at Konark, Odisha — a world heritage site — are welcome. The ASI will take down the ...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 04.09.19

Sun Temple scaffolding to go

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has decided to remove the iron scaffoldings around the Sun Temple in Konark that have over the decades encircled the 13th-century shrine and obscured its archi...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Odisha  /  Published 09.05.19

Konark tweeter arrested, gets bail

Odisha police on Thursday arrested Abhijit Iyer-Mitra in Delhi in connection with his alleged derogatory remarks about the Konark Sun Temple. However, a Delhi court later granted him bail.The arrest h...
By Our Bureau in Bhubaneshwar

Heritage  /  Published 16.02.19

The lonely temple with 64 Yoginis

Local lore has it that yoginis descend upon the Chausath Yogini temple after sundown. Yoginis in tantric tradition connote feminine spirits, but in modern times they have assumed a ghostly, even voodo...
By Bitan Sikdar in

Odisha  /  Published 13.12.18

Hockey time for ex-rebels in Bhubaneswar

Hockey fever has not only attracted fans from across the globe, but also drew 30 surrendered Maoists for a ringside view of the Men’s Hockey World Cup. These Maoists, who were members of the Andhra-...
By Lelin Mallick in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 13.12.18

If the govt did its job, astrologers would be out of work

Sir — If the ever-increasing number of advertisements put up by astrologers in prominent dailies is a sign of their rising popularity, it is indeed worrying. Even a decade ago, there were far fewer ...
By The Telegraph in

Odisha  /  Published 05.12.18

Culture, sport greet tourists in Bhubaneswar

German national Lucien Moritz’s first visit to Odisha was a memorable affair.Not only did he get a chance to witnesses various classical dance forms of Odisha on one platform, he also got to enjoy a...
By Anwesha Ambaly in Bhubaneswar

Odisha  /  Published 17.11.18

Take bus to Konark, Puri from Bhubaneswar

The newly formed Capital Region Urban Transport has submitted a proposal to the state commerce and transport department, seeking their approval for getting area-based permit to extend its bus services...
By Sandeep Mishra in Bhubaneswar

Odisha  /  Published 15.11.18

‘Fake’ tag on Make in Odisha conclave

The state government has claimed that the biennial Make in Odisha Conclave, which concluded here on Thursday, was a grand success, but the Opposition sought to dismiss the claim as “fake”. Odisha ...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Odisha  /  Published 12.11.18

Centre pushes Odisha to adopt Konark plan

The Centre on Monday requested the state to hasten the process of “Adopt a Heritage” scheme for the Konark Temple.Under it, the government invites entities, including public sector companies, priv...
By Anwesha Ambaly in Bhubaneswar


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