Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 13:30
Priests performed purification rituals of three wooden logs as they began preparations to construct chariots for the annual rath yatra festival of Lord Jagannath June 29, an official said Wednesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 14:10
People took a holy dip in ponds, tanks and rivers and visited temples across Odisha as they celebrated the harvest festival of Makar Sankranti with religious fervour and enthusiasm.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 23:40
A day after Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi offering pujas at Sri Jagannth Temple at Puri, Congress today prayed that the Lord give "Sad Budhi" (good sense) to BJP leader.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 17:49
Devotees revelled in the drizzle amid chants as the splendidly decorated chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balaram and Subhadra threaded their way through the city Wednesday during the annual rath yatra (chariot festival).
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 17:21
Over 1.5 lakh people comprising the entire entourage of Rath yatra and devotees were on Wednesday served `Mahabhoj`(prasad) in Saraspur locality as per the chariot fest tradition.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 16:41
Over ten lakh devotees witnessed the world famous annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath with fanfare, religious fervour, enthusiasm.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 16:08
The West Bengal government has taken possession of one acre at Puri for construction of accommodation for tourists from the state visiting the Odisha pilgrim town.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013, 21:28
A religious procession will uniquely have Unmanned Aerial Vehicles as part of its security cover when the 136th Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath begins here on Wednesday morning.
Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 13:36
The 136th edition of Lord Jagannath`s `rath yatra` will begin from the 400-year-old Jagannath temple on July 10 with a Facebook page started on the deity for devotees to follow the yatra through social networking website.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 30, 2012, 00:25
Lakhs of devotees converged on Odisha’s temple town of Puri on Friday to witness the homecoming festival of Lord Jagannath.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 23, 2012, 11:47
An American national was allegedly beaten up in Puri by security personnel when he along with his Indian wife attempted to climb the chariot of Lord Jagannath seeking a `darshan`.
Last Updated: Friday, June 22, 2012, 10:41
Lord Jagannath`s annual Rathyatra passed off peacefully amid tight security here today.
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