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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...
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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...

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...

Road trip to document waterfalls of Odisha to be flagged off today

Bhubaneswar: A road trip to explore and documents the state's waterfalls will be flagged off from Kalinga Stadium here on Friday by Sports and Youth Services Minister Chandra Sarathi Behera. The initiative by four wildlife enthusiasts is being supported...

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...

Ecotourism camp at Mangalajodi welcomes its first batch of tourists

Mangalajodi: The Mangalajodi Ecotourism Project camp was opened on Wednesday to mark the International Tourism Day. Amiya Bhusan Tripathy, former Director General of Police and State convener of the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), inaugurated...

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 Zephyr At Zuluk

If places can intoxicate, Zuluk can create an unending hangover. While tourists around us were planning to go to the much-hyped Lachung, Pelling and Kalimpong, we settled for the less-talked-about Zuluk. The name fascinated us (my husband and me)....
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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...
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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Inclement Weather In Kolkata; Two Flights Diverted To Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Inclement weather in Kolkata on Saturday evening forced the diversion of two flights to Biju Patnaik International airport here. The diverted flights included an...