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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...

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...
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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...

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...

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,...

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...
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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...

Tourism Minister inaugurates Odisha Travel Bazaar

Bhubaneswar: Tourism and Culture Minister Ashok Chandra Panda inaugurated the three-day Odisha Travel Bazaar at Hotel Mayfair Lagoon here on Sunday. "After two and half years of tireless effort, we have been able to organise such an event in association...

Boost to Tourism: IATO Annual Convention kicks start in city today

Bhubaneswar: Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO), the apex body of travel trade in the country, will be organising the 33rd IATO Annual Convention from September 7 to 10 here in association with Odisha Tourism. IATO is back...

Eco-Tourism Writes A Success Story Inside Satkosia

Bhubaneswar: India's best-kept secret not only has amazing eco-tourism sites, one of them has set a standard in providing livelihood to village residents and freed the place of forest fires, poaching and the sand mafia. Badmul, inside Satkosia Tiger Reserve in...
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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...