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Jagannath Mahaprasad order online

Soon, Jagannath devotees can have the mahaprasad delivered to their doorsteps just at the click of the mouse. It is at the planning stages at the moment and will require the approval of various servitor groups and the temple managing committee. Devotees would need to place the order and make online payment on the temple’s […]

Akshaya Tritiya 2013 in Odisha

Akshyaya Trutiya is exclusively an agricultural festival celebrated on the third day of the Hindu year throughout Odisha. On this day the farmer ceremonially starts sowing seeds in the field, especially paddy. Early in the morning, farmers in their respective homes arrange the materials for the ritual. After taking ablution in a river or tank […]

Puri priests protest Dhoni’s Vishnu avatar

Some priests of the Jagannath temple in Puri demonstrated in front of the 12th century shrine on Tuesday against cricketer M S Dhoni appearing on a magazine cover posing as Lord Vishnu with a shoe in his hand. The priests have threatened to take Dhoni to court. Here is the exclusive pic of Indian cricketer […]

Plus Two admission from May 27

Odisha government has preponed the Plus Two admission process by around 10 days following early publication of matriculation result. Admissions into Plus Two classes for the academic session 2013-14 will commence on May 27, 2 days after the earlier announced date of May 25. There will be both online and offline application forms this year. […]

Bhubaneswar Airport to run 24×7

Bhubaneswar International Airport will soon run operation 24 hours, 365 days in a year by extending the watch hour of air traffic control (ATC). Presently, the operation runs for 15.30 hours (from 6.30 am to 10 pm). The airport authority of India (AAI) has agreed to the proposals of the airlines at the aerodrome corroborative […]

Free medicines for all in Odisha

Odisha Government has announced free medicines for all diseases to all patients at all government hospitals across the state. A decision to this effect was taken at the seventh meeting of the State Health Mission presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday. Naveen told mediapersons after the meeting that medicines for all the […]

Facebook page on Lord Jagannath

National Informatics Centre (NIC) will launch the page on Lord Jagannath on Facebook and Twitter within a month. The temple’s website (www.jagannath.nic.in) would also get a renewed look as the NIC is working on modifying the existing designs and contents. “Since the social networking sites are being browsed by countless people across the globe, this […]

Malayalam film Orissa on Odisha

An upcoming film in Malayalam not only tells the story of a girl from Odisha but is also titled as “Orissa”. ‘Orissa’ is set in the backdrop of Odisha. The interior Odisha is notorious for its criminalization of sociopolitical system and anarchy. Women’s empowerment and safety are distant dreams. Suneyi is a woman who is […]