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Lord Jagannath – the Lord of Universe – appeared in Gajanan Besha on the auspicious occasion of Deba Snana Purnima

Puri:24/6/21: Lord Jagannath – the Lord of Universe – appeared in Gajanan Besha or Hati Besha on the Snana Mandap on premises of Srimandir on the auspicious occasion of Deba Snana Purnima today without physical presence of devotees this year too due to COVID pandemic. Lord Jagannath and His Holy Siblings were adorned with Gajanan Besha after holy shower on the ...

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Odisha State Beverages Corporation Ltd has donated Rs 5 crore to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to support fight against the Covid pandemic

Bhubaneswar:23/6/21: The Odisha State Beverages Corporation Ltd has donated Rs 5 crore to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund as its contribution to State’s fight against the Covid pandemic. Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra and Development Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Jena received the cheque from Principal Secretary Excise and Chairman OSBCL, Sushil Kumar Lohani. Saroj Kumar Sethi, Managing Director, OSBCL was present on the occasion. ...

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Odisha Chief Minister chaired a meeting of the state-level Disaster Management Committee through video conferencing

Bhubaneswar:23/6/21:Odisha  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today chaired a meeting of the state-level Disaster Management Committee through video conferencing and emphasised the state government’s approach to manage the disaster. He also directed all concerned departments to remain prepared in advance to face possible floods or any other natural disaster during the monsoon. The CM said that the Southwest monsoon is now ...

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Puri king Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb will abstain from performing Chhera Pahanra on Snana Jatra

Puri: 23/6/21:Like previous year, Puri king Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb,  will abstain from performing Chhera Pahanra (sweeping of floors) at Puri Srimandir on Snana Jatra tomorrow in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Gajapati will not perform his traditional duty on S nana Jatra as two of his home staff have tested positive for COVID-19. He has intimidated Shree Jagannath Temple Administration ...

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No Ratha Jatra at multiple places in Odisha Except Puri

Bhubaneswar: 23/6/21: Putting an end to speculations on conduct of Ratha Jatra at multiple places, Orissa High Court (HC) today refused to intervene in the State Government’s decision to allow the car festival of Lord Jagannath only in Puri this year. Worth mentioning, writ petitions were filed in the HC seeking permission for holding of the festival at multiple temples, including ...

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Puri district administration has decided to impose 144 of Cr PC for the smooth conduct of Snana Yatra

Puri:22/6/21: In a bid to prevent congregation and movement of public due to Covid pandemic, the district administration has decided to impose prohibitory orders under section 144 of CrPC for the smooth conduct of Snana Yatra (divine bathing rituals of Lord Jagannath and his siblings) scheduled to be performed on June 24. The restriction will come into force at 10 ...

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Odisha crossed a major landmark of administering 1 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses

Bhubaneswar:21/6/21: Odisha today crossed a major landmark of administering 1 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses. So far,  1,00,06,067 doses have been given to people in the state, as per the data available on CoWIN portal. While 63,62,201 people in the state have received first dose and 18,21,933 been fully vaccinated against the virus.  So far, 20,64,833  people in the age group ...

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Odisha Chief Minister launched ‘Ashirbad’ scheme to provide financial assistance for children who lost their parents

Bhubaneswar:20/6/21: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday launched a scheme to provide financial assistance for children who lost their parents or the sole earner of their family on or after April 1, 2020. The details of the scheme named ‘Ashirbad’ are as follows: —Children who have either lost their parents or the sole earners of their family on or ...

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Shree Jagannath Temple Administration has fixed the schedule of rituals from the Snana Jatra to Niladri Bije

Puri:20/6/21: With just four days away for the ceremonial bathing festival of Lord Jagannath at Srimandir in Puri, the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) today fixed the schedule of rituals from the Snana Jatra to Niladri Bije. The schedule was finalised at the Chhatisa Nijog meeting chaired by SJTA Chief Administrator Krishan Kumar. The Holy Snana Jatra of Lords falls on ...

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Bollywood Superstar Akshay Kumar expressed his gratitude to ‘Odisha Mo Parivar’ Coordinator

Bhubaneswar:20/6/21: Bollywood Superstar Akshay Kumar expressed his gratitude to ‘Odisha Mo Parivar’ Coordinator Subash Chandra Moharana for his timely help to the wife of the Actor’s house help. In a letter to Moharana, the Bollywood Actor wrote, “I would like to take this opportunity to convey my sincerest appreciation for the massive help that you extended towards my house help during ...

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