India  /  Published 30.06.20

Rath Yatra: Faith helps, so does Mr India

When the Supreme Court ruled that only 500 people would be allowed to pull each of the three chariots during Rath Yatra in Puri this year, many at the Jagannath Temple were apprehensive. After all, s...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 11.06.20

Puri hotels open with 72-hour rule

Hotels in Puri have reopened after almost two-and-a-half months. Rooms have been refurbished and booking has begun. But business is yet to gain momentum as visitors are few and far between.Hoteliers, ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 30.05.20

Rathayatra sans devotees in virus times

The Shree Jagannath Temple Managing Committee (SJTMC) Saturday recommended to the Odisha government to conduct the annual Rathayatra of Lord Jagannath in Puri sans devotees in view of the coronavirus ...
By PTI in Bhubaneshwar

Opinion  /  Published 28.05.20

Below the radar

The unorganized labour market is the largest provider of employment and livelihoods in India. My attempt here is to provide glimpses of three different kinds of informal livelihoods that are driven by...
By Sujit Kumar Mishra in

India  /  Published 27.05.20

Lockdown-hit projects to resume in Puri

The Odisha government on Wednesday decided to resume development work in Puri and Bhubaneswar.These projects had come to a halt during the lockdown which has been in force for the past two months beca...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 23.05.20

Will try to restart international flights before August: Puri

India will try to restart a good percentage of international passenger flights before August, civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Saturday, three days after announcing resumption of dom...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 21.05.20

Centre fixes caps on airfares

The government will set an upper and lower limit for airfares for flights resuming from May 25 after a two-month hiatus.Attendants on these flights will wear protective suits and goggles and food will...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.05.20

Domestic flights from May 25: Puri

Flight services will resume from May 25 in a 'calibrated manner', civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Wednesday, adding that all airports and carriers have been informed to be ready for...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.05.20

30,000 Indians to return under phase 2

Civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday said that 30,000 Indians will return from 31 countries on 149 flights between May 16 and 22, during the second phase of the Vande Bharat Mission...
By PTI in

India  /  Published 08.05.20

Indians asked to get in touch with UK varsities

UK universities have urged distressed Indian students, whether still in Britain or in India, to get in touch with their varsity support services if they need help or guidance during the coronavirus-re...
By PTI in London


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