Puri

Puri's Shree Jagannath Temple committee to start 'Adarsh Gurukul', land identified

The proposal for the Gurukul was approved at the first meeting of the newly constituted temple managing committee.

Aug 26, 2021, 21:08 PM IST

DNA: Wish to get pure water in Puri fulfilled

Puri city of Odisha has become the first city in the country where pure water will be available from the tap for 24 hours. For this, the Chief Minister of the state Naveen Patnaik has started a mission called 'Drink From Tap'. The government of Odisha aims that it will soon arrange pure water from the tap in 16 more cities of its state.

Jul 28, 2021, 23:56 PM IST

Puri becomes India's first city to achieve 24*7 quality drinking water supply

The Naveen Patnaik-led government said that pilgrims will have access to 120 drinking water fountains set up by the state all along the Grand Road and other hotspots.
 

Jul 27, 2021, 14:53 PM IST

Rath Yatra begins from Jagannath temple in Ahmedabad, Gujarat CM, Amit Shah offers prayers- In pics

Jagannath Rath Yatra begins in Ahemdabad amid tight police security. Hundreds of people gathered outside the Lord Jagannath Temple early on Monday morning.

Jul 12, 2021, 10:58 AM IST

Amit Shah performs 'aarti' at Jagannath Temple in Ahmedabad ahead of Rath Yatra

Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who is on a three-day visit to his home state Gujarat, took part in Lord Jagannath's rath yatra in Ahmedabad today.

Jul 12, 2021, 07:11 AM IST

Puri ready to hold second devotee-less Ratha Jatra, 2-day curfew imposed

The second consecutive devotees-less Ratha Jatra of Lord Jagannath in Puri begins from Monday, a curfew has been imposed from Sunday night for two days.

Jul 11, 2021, 23:25 PM IST

Puri Jagannath Temple in Odisha reopens from today, public 'darshan' from Jan 3

The Puri Jagannath Temple in Odisha reopened on Wednesday after it was closed down in March in wake of the COVID-19 crisis.

Dec 23, 2020, 14:07 PM IST

History and Astonishing Facts about Jagannath Temple

Puri’s famous Jagannath Temple holds a prominent place of importance for devotees. It is one of the Char Dham pilgrimage sites in India, and is also well-known for the annual chariot festival or Rath Yatra.

Sep 13, 2020, 07:10 AM IST

Rath Yatra 2020: Lesser known facts about Jagannath Temple in Puri

Watch the video below to know the unknown and interesting facts about the Puri Jagannath Temple and Rath Yatra: 

Jul 04, 2020, 17:20 PM IST

On Niladri Bije, Sudarsan Pattnaik creates Lord Jagannath's sand art offering Rasagola to Goddess Lakshmi - See Rasagola Dibasa pic!

On Niladri Bije, the presiding deities of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra return to the Ratna Bedi. 

Jul 04, 2020, 11:21 AM IST

Video: Supreme Court allows Puri Rath Yatra with conditions

The Supreme Court allowed the Puri Rath Yatra with conditions and asked the state government and the Centre to work in tandem. A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde noted that the state government has the freedom to stop the Rath Yatra, if it observes a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in Puri.

Jun 23, 2020, 08:22 AM IST

Rath Yatra 2020: Deba Snana Purnima festival of Holy Trinity begins in Puri — Check photos

The much-awaited Deba Snana Purnima ritual of Lord Jagannath, Devi Subhadra and Lord Balabhadra kickstarted in Odisha on Friday (June 5) at the Jagannath temple in Odisha's Puri. 

Jun 05, 2020, 11:32 AM IST

Puri Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath, siblings likely to be held without devotees

The Ratha Yatra could be organised with minimum servitors and without devotees if the Odisha government granted permission for the 9-day sojourn of deities, said the Puri Gajapati after a meeting of Shree Jagannath Temple Managing Committee during the day.

May 30, 2020, 16:31 PM IST

Cyclone Amphan: Lakhs evacuated, 41 NDRF teams deployed in Odisha, West Bengal; Assam on high alert

The cyclone, which will make landfall between West Bengal and Bangladesh coast most likely on May 20 afternoon, has already started triggering rainfall in several states.

May 19, 2020, 22:08 PM IST

Cyclone Amphan approaches Odisha coast — States likely to be hit after it makes a landfall

Cyclone Amphan, which has intensified into an extremely super cyclone, is all set to make the landfall on Wednesday afternoon. The cyclone is rapidly moving towards the coasts of West Bengal and Bangladesh and is expected to make a landfall on May 20. At the time of the landfall, Cyclone Amphan is expected to carry wind speed of 155-165 kmph, gusting to 185 kmph. The states of Odisha and West Bengal have been on high alert. Union Home Minister Amit Shah has assured all possible help to bo both states to deal with the situation arising out of its movement. 

May 19, 2020, 15:23 PM IST

Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra 2020: Chariots' construction work begins amid lockdown- In pics

 Also known as the chariot festival, it happens to be a 15-day long festival which is celebrated with much gusto and fervour in the temple town of Puri, Odisha.

May 08, 2020, 17:13 PM IST

'World's largest' beach cleanliness drive to be held in Puri on Saturday

To mark the World Cleanup Day, celebrated on September 21 every year, the world's 'largest' cleanliness drive will be organised at a beach in Odisha's Puri on Saturday.

Sep 21, 2019, 08:59 AM IST

Rath Yatra 2019: Know the importance of touching the chariot rope during the festival

The festival holds prime importance in the Eastern side of the country where Rath Yatra is the most revered celebration time. Lakhs of devotees throng Puri, just to catch a glimpse of their favourite Lord riding the chariot.

Jul 18, 2019, 07:49 AM IST

Experts remove rod pieces lodged inside cobra in Odisha

A team of experts belonging to Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) conducted a successful surgery to remove two pieces of iron rod from a cobra on Thursday. 

Jul 12, 2019, 23:57 PM IST

Rath Yatra 2019: Ever noticed Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra's chariots are different?

The three chariots carrying Lord Jagannath, brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra are different in size and other detailing.

Jul 12, 2019, 19:03 PM IST