Devotees take dip near Sun temple in Odisha

At least three lakh devotees offered prayers to the Sun god after a mass ritual bath in Odisha`s pilgrimage town of Konark on the auspicious occasion of Magha Saptami, an official said.

Free entry in Konark temple to be taken up with ASI: Katoch

Union Culture Minister Chandresh Kumari Katoch said her ministry would take up demand of people of Odisha for free entry into Sun Temple at Konark once week with Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).

Konark Sun Temple safe and sound, claims ASI

ASI which is in charge of conservation and preservation of
the Sun Temple at Konark since 1915 on Thursday informed the Orissa
HC that it was taking utmost care for proper
protection of the 800-year-old ruined edifice.

ASI asked to furnish details on Sun Temple preservation

The Orissa High Court today directed the assistant solicitor general to furnish details of the steps taken by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to preserve and protect the famous Sun Temple at Konark.

Experts inspect Sun temple to prevent waterlogging

With water-logging posing a
serious threat to the historic Sun Temple at Konark, an
expert team sent by Orissa government inspected the heritage
site to examine the drainage system there.

Experts inspect Sun temple to prevent waterlogging

With water-logging posing a
serious threat to the historic Sun Temple at Konark, an
expert team sent by Orissa government inspected the heritage
site to examine the drainage system there.