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World Heritage Day: Konark Sun Temple, The Magnificent Mystery

Bhubaneswar: Sun Temple in Odisha's Konark figures in the list of 36 world heritage sites in India, as designated by UNESCO. On International Day For Monuments and Sites, also called World Heritage Day, let's celebrate this unique piece of Odisha architecture...

Exploring The Magical Wonder Of The City Of Temples

Bhubaneswar: It is not every day that you explore the city you are born in because you get so used to the sights and sounds that you actually start taking them for granted. But on a relatively pleasant morning,...

3-Day Folk Dance & Music Fest In Bhubaneswar From April 2

Bhubaneswar: The 8th state level folk dance and music festival will kick start from April 2 at Utkal Mandap here. The festival is scheduled to be inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. “More than 2, 000 folk artists from all the 30 districts of...

A Flight Back In Time As Pigeons Carry Missive On Heritage Conservation

Bhubaneswar: It was a sight to behold! The morning sky brightened up as 50 pigeons flew from OUAT Grounds here, carrying missive with message on heritage conservation and preservation, towards Cuttack on Saturday. This heritage flight of Carrier Pigeons of the Odisha...

Art And The City

I am obsessed with Bhubaneswar, the city and with the soul of the city. Almost a city state. Born out of a piece of art, scenic topography dotted with architecture since the 3rd century BC, is today an emerging...
CM Naveen Patnaik chairing the cabinet meeting in Puri on Tuesday

Cabinet Push For Odia Promotion

Puri: The state cabinet meeting, held outside the state secretariat in Bhubaneswar for the first time, here on Tuesday approved several important proposals including formation of a heritage cabinet for development of Odia language and literature. The meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen...

Unfolding The Rustic Charm Of Odisha’s Bapta Saree

Bhubaneswar: Among the various handloom sarees lined up in her grandmother’s cupboard, the one saree that caught the fancy of young designer Swikruti Pradhan was a ‘Bapta’ saree. This was about 10 years ago when she was a teenager....

Rekindling The Spirit Of Odishan Culture Through ‘Pride And Glory Of Bali-yatra’

Bhubaneswar: Bali Yatra celebrates the glorious maritime history of Odisha, and its ancient trading links with Southeast Asia. Boita Bandana, an annual riverside ritual that is performed by women folk all over Odisha on the eve of ‘Bali Yatra’, is a...

Art Expo On ‘Tall Man’ Biju Patnaik To Travel Across India

Bhubaneswar: The art expo on former Chief Minister of Biju Patnaik, ‘The Tall Man’, which draws to a close here on Tuesday coinciding with the 21st death anniversary of the Odisha stalwart, will now travel across India. Convener of Biju Patnaik...
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Company to adopt Konark, Raja Rani, Ratnagiri monuments

New Delhi: Seven shortlisted companies were given ‘Letters of Intent’ for 14 monuments under ‘Adopt a Heritage Scheme’ of Union ministry of tourism at the closing ceremony of ‘Paryatan Parv’ at Rajpath Lawns here. These companies will be the...
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