Lord Jagannath
India  /  Published 28.06.22

Mask must during Rath Yatra

The Odisha government on Monday said masks would be mandatory for devotees coming to Puri to witness the famous nine-day Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath scheduled to begin from July 1. Devotees have bee...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 27.06.22

Puri prepares for Ratha Jatra amid fresh Covid alarm

Wearing masks was made mandatory for devotees coming to see the annual Ratha Jatra festival in Puri on July 1 amid rising COVID-19 cases in Odisha, a senior official said on Monday. Around 10 lakh pe...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 15.06.22

Devotees attend Jagannath bath rituals

Defying the scorching heat and humidity, lakhs of devotees thronged this pilgrim city to participate in Deva Snana Purnima, the prologue to rath yatra on Tuesday. The Deva Snan Purnima sets the ball ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Puri

India  /  Published 14.06.22

Jagannath's bathing rituals begin after 2 years

After a gap of two years, thousands of devotees on Tuesday witnessed the bathing rituals of the deities of Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra, Lord Jagannath and Lord Sudarshan. The rituals are conducted...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Puri

India  /  Published 08.06.22

Permission to see Puri temple ritual

Devotees of Lord Jagannath will have the opportunity to witness the sibling deities on Snana Mandap (bathing pandal) in the 12th century shrine from both outside and inside the temple after a gap of t...
By PTI in Puri


West Bengal  /  Published 13.05.22

Puri heritage corridor: Reception centre to be shifted

Amid the row over the Puri Heritage Corridor Project, the Cultural Advisory Committee has decided to shift the Shree Jagannath Reception Centre out of the prohibited zone of 100 metres around the 12th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Puri

India  /  Published 04.05.22

Rs 804 crore for Odisha farmers

The Odisha government on Tuesday disbursed Rs 804 crore to over 40 lakh small and marginal farmers on the occasion of  Akshaya Tritiya, an agrarian festival and a big event in the Odia religious ...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 02.04.22

Panel on Puri heritage work

An eight-member Odisha Assembly committee has been formed to inspect the work of the Heritage Corridor Project going on around the Lord Jagannath temple in Puri. The state government formed the panel...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 19.03.22

Stampede scare at Puri temple

One of the temple police officers on duty said: “We had only a few entry points marked for the servitors. The devotees were desperate to have a darshan of the deities. Though we tried to ensure ...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar


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