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Participants of Special Ekamra Walks In Old Town Circuit in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. Photograph: Odishabytes

Two Heritage Walks Mark Day II Of IHCN Conference

Bhubaneswar: The heritage scene seemed rejuvenated on Saturday with two heritage walks on two circuits being held on the second day of the 5th international biennial conference of Indian Heritage Cities Network (IHCN) and the Temple City. While the 9th Monks, Caves...
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The Odisha Connection Of India Peace Memorial In Imphal

The serene and simple India Peace Memorial at Lokpaching near Imphal is considered a sacred spot both for the Indian and the Japanese. The three crude unpolished red sandstone blocks brought over from Rajasthan, lying at the centre of...
Shishak sitting at his home in Manipur with the first flag of Indian Independence as hoisted by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's Indian National Army in the background. Photo courtesy: Anil Dhir

The First Flag Of Indian Independence

In a small village of Manipur, one last veteran of Netaji’s Indian National Army still lovingly cherishes the first flag that was unfurled on Indian territory. It was not the Tricolor, but the INA flag that was flown in...

Intach To Map Prachi Valley Monuments

Bhubaneswar: The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural  Heritage (Intach) launched a project to document the monuments of the Prachi Valley on Saturday. It commenced from the Bakreswar Temple in Bhinjarpur near here. Similar to early civilizations like the Aryan, Egyptian,...
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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...

Study Throws New Light On Old Jagannath Sadak in West Bengal

Kolkata: The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), West Bengal and Odisha Chapters, released the 'Listing and Documenting the Monuments of the Jagannath Sadak in West Bengal' at Indian Museum here on Sunday. The project, launched...

Ekamra Walks: City heritage depicting Shakti and her 108 forms

Bhubaneswar: With Durga Puja round the corner and worshipping of the goddess on in several temples in Old Bhubaneswar, participants of 41st Ekamra Walks were introduced to Shakti or Durga and evolution of her different forms. While they first saw...

The Lost Sikhs of Biranchipur

The road leading to Biranchipur village in the coastal district of Bhadrak winds through lush and verdant fields. Aside from an occasional bullock cart, there is little vehicular activity along the village road. The rhythm of daily life...

Museum at Rasgovindpur to highlight importance of Amarda Road Airstrip during World War II

Rasgovindpur (Mayurbhanj):A memorial service was held at Amarda Road Airstrip on Wednesday for the 14 airmen, who had died in a crash here on July 26, 1945. War historian Anil Dhir, eminent Gandhian Aditya Patnaik, staff of Gandhi Eye...
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Patnagarh Parcel Gift Blast: Mastermind Punjilal Meher Arrested

Balangir: The Crime Branch arrested Punjilal Meher, English lecturer and former principal of Jyoti Bikash College at Bhainsa, and the alleged mastermind in the Patnagarh...