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Puri Jagannath Temple Goes ‘Undercover’ For Pre-Rath Rituals

Puri: The Jagannath Temple here remained out of bounds for the devotees till 11.30 am on Sunday for the secret ritual ahead of Snana Yatra of the sibling deities. The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) had informed about this restriction. The ritual...

IMD Issues Thunderstorm & Lightning Alert For 17 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The regional centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a thunderstorm alert for 17 districts of Odisha from 8.30 pm to 11.30 pm on Saturday. The latest Met bulletin said moderate thunderstorm, lightning with light rainfall and...

By-Election Schedule To Three RS Seats In Odisha Announced

New Delhi: The Election Commission on Saturday announced the dates of by-election to three Rajya Sabha seats in Odisha, which were vacated by Achyutananda Samanta, Pratap Keshari Deb and Soumya Ranjan Patnaik. 1. The by-election will be held on July...

Include Natural Calamity As Criteria To Accord SCS To Odisha: Naveen Tells Niti Aayog

New Delhi: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday proposed the Niti Aayog to include natural calamity as a criteria for according special category status to Odisha. Presenting a list of proposals at the fifth meeting of the governing council of...

BJP Yuva Morcha Demands Arrest Of Kendrapara MP Anubhav

Cuttack: Cuttack Nagar BJP Yuva Morcha on Saturday demanded the arrest of Kendrapara MP Anubhav Mohanty within 24 hours for allegedly misbehaving with a woman journalist. Led by vice-president of the state BJP Yuva Morcha, Sikandar Ali, the activists burnt...

Patrapada Marks Mother Earth’s Rejuvenation, Raja, With Orphanage Girls

Bhubaneswar: India opened up to problems related to menstrual cycle only recently, but Odisha has been celebrating womanhood by likening it to Mother Earth’s rejuvenation and acknowledging the need for her to rest during three days of the swing...

Odia Banker Rabi Mishra Named Reserve Bank ED

Bhubaneswar: Rabi Narayan Mishra of Odisha has been promoted as the executive director (ED) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Mishra will look after the newly-created specialised supervisory and regulatory cadre of the apex bank. Besides, he will supervise...

Daitapati Sevayats Take Over Charge For Secret Rituals At Jagannath Temple

Puri: Daitapati sevayats took over from Panda sevayats at the Jagannath temple on Saturday to perform some secret rituals of the Lords. As per tradition, the Daitapati sevayats take charge of rituals from Debasnana Purnima, or first day of the...

FIH Series: India Storm Into Final, Cement Place In Olympic Qualifiers

Bhubaneswar: India will face South Africa in the final of the FIH Series hockey tournament in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. Earlier on Friday, India outplayed reigning Asian Games champion Japan 7-2 to storm into final, assuring themselves a place in the...

Thunderstorm Alert For Cuttack & Seven Other Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar on Saturday issued thunderstorm and lightning warning for eight coastal districts of Odisha. The centre, in a morning bulletin, said moderate thunderstorm with gusty surface wind speed reaching 30-40kmph and with lightning accompanied by...
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