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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik takes up Jagannath temple repair work with PM Modi

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik takes up Jagannath temple repair work with PM Modi

With a statewide hue and cry over the safety of Sri Jagannath temple's Jagamohan, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday took up the matter with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought his immediate intervention to ensure quick repair work.

Deities at Jagannath temple in Puri replaced after 19 years

The arduous and secret 'Brahma Paribartan' (change of life substance) of Lord Jagannath's Nabakalebara ritual ended this evening after being delayed by about half a day.

Puri Shankaracharya criticises Odisha Govt

The Shankaracharya of Govardhan peeth Swami Nischalananda Saraswati has expressed his anguish for not being "consulted" by the Odisha Government for the ongoing preparation for the famous Nabalakebara festival of Lord Jagannath.

Efforts on to upgrade health facilities in Puri before Nabakalebar: Vardhan

With over 50 lakh pilgrims set to visit Puri for `Nabakalebar` of the presiding deities of Sri Jagannath temple, the Centre on Sunday said efforts were on to put in place better health care facilities in the seaside pilgrim town before the mega festival next year.

OPCC chief for solution to solve Rath Jatra controversy

With the row over Puri Shankaracharya`s boycott of Lord Jagannath`s Rath Jatra lingering, senior Congress leader Jaydev Jena said the controversy should be resolved jointly by the seer, temple administration and Odisha government.

Puri king defends Shankaracharya, says govt must resolve issue

Pained over Shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati not performing puja on chariots due to a dispute with the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration, king of Puri Divyasingha Deb today said the Odisha government must take steps to resolve the issue.

Sri Jagannath Temple conservation work to end by Dec

The Centre Wednesday said it would ensure protection of all ancient monuments in Odisha.

Daitapati priests oppose Puri seer`s recommendation

"Daitapati" priests of Sri Jagannath Temple in Puri have unanimously decided to oppose the temple administration`s decision of not allowing devotees to climb chariots during annual rath jatra.

Prez to fast till he offers prayers to Lord Jagannath on September 7

Puri: President Pranab Mukherjee will fast on Saturday till he offers pujas at Sri Jagannth Temple here during his visit to Odisha, official sources said.

NGT issues bailable warrant against Odisha minister, 2 others

The National Green Tribunal has issued bailable warrants against Odisha Environment Minister and the ASI chief over on the issue of environmental pollution around the famous Sri Jagannath Temple in Puri.

Controversy over `darshan` in Sri Jagannath temple

Top government officials today visited the Sri Jagannath temple here following a controversy between the temple administration and servitors of the shrine over `darshan` of the deities.

Controversy over `darshan` in Sri Jagannath temple

Top govt officials visited Sri Jagannath temple following a controversy between the temple admin and servitors over `darshan` of the deities.

Earrings of deity missing from Jagannath Temple

Two silver earrings of Lord Ganesh were found missing from Sri Jagannath temple premises here on Saturday.

Sri Jagannath Temple: Langoors to drive away monkeys

Expecting a turnout of some
50 lakh devotees to Puri during Lord Jagannath`s
"Navakalebara" festival in 2015, the Orissa government has
decided to deploy two langoors to drive away monkeys from the
temple complex.

Two, including US student detained at Sri Jagannath Temple

An American national along with her
Oriya friend were detained by priests today in the Sri
Jagannath temple where non-Hindus are not allowed entry.