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

News  /  Published 03.08.22

Puri-Howrah Shatabdi Express to resume services on October 2

The East Coast Railway (ECoR) announced on Tuesday that the Puri-Howrah Shatabdi Express will resume services on October 2. Four pairs of express trains originating from ECoR jurisdiction that were s...

Business  /  Published 03.08.22

Aditya Puri may join Yes Bank board

The nomination comes after Yes Bank raised $1.1 billion (around Rs 8,800 crore) as equity capital from Carlyle and Advent International. The private equity investors will each acquire up to a 10 per ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 25.07.22

Dharamsala to come up in Puri

In view of the large flow of tourists to Puri, Odisha government has decided to construct a dharamsala — a low-cost boarding and lodging facility, for tourists and visitors, especially the senio...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Business  /  Published 22.07.22

ITC launches super app for farmers

Diversified business powerhouse ITC Ltd has launched a ‘‘super app’’ for farmers — a digital intervention for efficient procurement of agri products and potentially incre...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


Business  /  Published 21.07.22

Shareholders chuffed at ITC show

The tide has turned for cigarette-to-retail conglomerate ITC – and how. After facing the ire of shareholders over the stock’s underperformance in the past two years, the ITC top managemen...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 17.07.22

MP questions govt on emblem

Trinamul Rajya Sabha member from Bengal and former Union culture secretary Jawhar Sircar wrote to housing and urban affairs minister Hardeep Puri on Saturday questioning the “deviations” a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.07.22

Engineer held over assets

The officials of the Odisha Vigilance Department on Wednesday arrested an engineer for possession of disproportionate assets to the tune of 333 per cent of his known sources of income. The accused, D...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

People  /  Published 12.07.22

Rickshaw-puller Satyen Das cycles to Darjeeling and plants ‘ashok’ flower seeds on the way

Back in Kolkata and ferrying passengers from his regular rickshaw stand in front of Gitanjali (Naktala) Metro station, Das is already planning for his next trip. My next dream destination is Kedarnath...
By Jaismita Alexander

India  /  Published 10.07.22

Chariots back at Puri temple gate

Lakhs of devotees on Saturday pulled the chariots of Lord Jagannath and his siblings back to the gates of their 12th century abode from the Gundicha shrine, about 2.5km away, in what is known as the B...
By Our Correspondent in Puri


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