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Country’s Second Canopy Walk Opens In Odisha’s Satkosia

Bhubaneswar: Odisha's first Canopy Walk/Tree Walk was opened to public on January 10 at Satkosia Sands Resort, Badmul, in Nayagarh district. What's interesting is that the canopy walk structure has been designed and entirely built by villagers with assistance from...

150-Year-Old Hukitola Building To Feature On Tourism Map

Bhubaneswar: On an isolated island, Hukitola, close to Paradip is a 150-year-old stony and many-arched building with a triangular façade, untouched by nature’s fury even after years. It drew the attention of heritage conservationists and was renovated recently. This...

Koraput: A Treasure Trove Of Nature, Tribal Life & History

Koraput: With rich minerals and lush greenery, Koraput is Odisha's treasure land. The district is popular for the Eastern ghat and the pleasant weather almost the entire year. Monsoon in this district lasts around five months, from June to October while summer is...
Morning walkers at Khandagiri-Udaygiri caves as part of a heritage walk programme in Bhubaneswar on Saturday.

Rain Fails To Dampen Walkers’ Spirits In First Heritage Tour At Khandagiri-Udayagiri

Bhubaneswar: As part of the Ekamra Walks, now heritage lovers and walkers have another option to explore. The famous Jain shrine and historic Khandagiri and Udayagiri would be the Saturday date for enthusiasts. On Saturday, the maiden walk was held...
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Naveen Opens Folk & Tribal Art Museum At Barkul

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated Purvasha folk and tribal art museum at Barkul near Chilika in Odisha through video conferencing from state secretariat here on Saturday. "The museum will play a significant role in promoting, protecting and projecting the cultural heritage of...

Bhubaneswar To Bangkok Direct Air India Flights From Dec 10

Bhubaneswar: The Air India on Tuesday announced that it will start direct flights from Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) here to Bangkok from December 10. In a tweet message, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said, "Air India direct flights from Bhubaneswar to Bangkok will...
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Tourism Minister Inaugurates Konark Festival

Konark: Tourism and Culture Minister Ashok Chandra Panda inaugurated the five-day Konark Festival organised by the Department of Tourism in association with Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC) and Odisha Sangeet Natak Academy on Friday. The dance presentations of the cultural evening included Dance...
Konark Festival, International Sand Art Festival

Konark Festival, International Sand Art Festival From Dec 1

Bhubaneswar: The state tourism department is all set to organise the five-day twin mega events of Konark Festival and International Sand Art Festival from December 1. "The annual festival will be held in the open air auditorium with famous Sun Temple at the backdrop...

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...
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Pakistan Bans Hafiz Saeed-Led Jamaat-ud-Dawa

In the wake of growing international pressure, Pakistan on Thursday banned 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamat-ud-Dawa and its charity wing Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation. The...