Sun Temple
India  /  Published 02.09.20

Sun Temple opens for visitors

The 13th Century Sun Temple at Konark, which has been closed since March 15, reopened for tourists on Tuesday. However, tourists need to adhere to the Covid-19 guidelines like wearing masks and maint...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Odisha  /  Published 11.11.18

Naveen nudge for probe on Sun temple stones

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik has urged Union minister of state for culture Mahesh Sharma to order an inquiry into the allegations that a large number of original stone carvings in the Konark Sun temp...
By Ashutosh Mishra in Bhubaneswar

Odisha  /  Published 20.09.18

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.10.18

Ranchi’s own sun temple at Argora ready

A 300sqft sun temple designed like a horse-drawn chariot near Argora pond here is likely to be inaugurated on November 11, two days before Chhath. It has been built at a cost of Rs 8.65lakh through cr...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

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

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

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

Bihar  /  Published 12.11.18

A call to preserve Sun statues in sands of time

From an age when humans feared nature and worshipped the Sun as the primary, most-needed god because it bestowed light and warmth and kept them safe from nocturnal dangers, its worship has travelled t...
By Shiv Kumar Mishra in

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.18

Temple spree in West Bengal's Hindi belt

Trinamul’s Asansol mayor is mobilising funds to build 10 sun temples in the area before Chhath Puja next year, seeking to woo people in the Hindi belt before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in a seat that ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol(Bengal)

Opinion  /  Published 08.12.18

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


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