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Kolkata Rocking To ‘Rangabati’ This Durga Puja

Kolkata: The fragrance of Shiuli and the sound of Dhaak floats through the City of Joy during the nine-day Durga Puja festivities as it transforms into an art expo, showcasing varied cultures and traditions. Durga Puja here is not just...

Jeypore’s Connection With Lathis During Dussehra, A Dying Tradition

Jeypore has an old association with ‘lathis’. They are considered sacred by the tribal groups here, who worship them throughout the year for the prosperity of the people. When Jeypore was ruled by kings, tribal headmen used to come here...

For Telugus In Silk City, Dusshera Is Bommala Koluvu

Berhampur can be called a mini Andhra Pradesh in Odisha for it is home to the Telugu speaking Kamma community. Dusshera celebrations here are quite unique and this small community in the Silk City has kept alive the age-old tradition...

Cuttack’s Flower Industry In Full Bloom During Durga Puja

Cuttack: There is nothing like the festival season for flower sellers in the Millennium City to show their ‘flower-power’. Durga Puja and Dusshera is peak business time with the demand growing manifold. The flower sellers too multiply at this...

Bhai Juntia: Essence Of Community Bonding In W Odisha On The Wane

Balangir: ‘Bhai Juntia’, the traditional celebration of sibling bond and care, was once a major festival in Western Odisha held on the auspicious day of Durga Astami. Besides the ritualistic renewal of love between brothers and sisters, the festival also...

Flower-Bedecked Pandals Await Devotees During Durga Puja In Rasulgarh

Bhubaneswar: Frenetic activity is on to welcome Goddess Durga with pandals being decorated for the big day. Expecting a huge footfall, puja committees are taking their best foot forward in being innovative. Like every year, the Rasulgarh Durga Puja pandal in...

Go Green! Let Nature Celebrate With Us All

Bhubaneswar: Festive season is on the roll and up next is one of the most beautiful festivals - Diwali. The festival of lights is the best day of the year as the entire country celebrates it with enthusiasm and love and...

‘Kumar Purnima’ Celebration Underway In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Maidens are celebrating 'Kumar Purnima' with much fanfare across the state on Wednesday. This autumn festival is one of the most popular and important festivals of Odisha. When is it celebrated? Kumar Purnima is a harvest festival celebrated on the full...
Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik creation on Puri beach

Saraswati Puja Celebrated With Fervour In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Saraswati Puja, also known as Basant Panchami, was celebrated throughout Odisha with much zeal and enthusiasm on Monday. Beautifully-decorated pandals were erected across state capital Bhubaneswar with hundreds of devotees, particularly children and women, offering puja to the goddess...
CATHOLIC CHURCH Christmas CELEBREATION Bhubaneswar

Christmas Celebrated With Zeal, Enthusiasm

Bhubaneswar: Residents of Bhubaneswar celebrated Christmas with great zeal and enthusiasm on Monday. People from all religion came together to celebrate the birthday of Jesus Christ. Hundreds of followers gathered at St. Vincent’s Pro Cathedral Church located at Unit-III here to celebrate the festival. According to...

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Polling Underway In Bijepur

Bijepur: Byelection to Bijepur Assembly in Odisha’s Bargarh began on Monday. According to reports, a large number of voters were seen standing in queues at...
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