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  • nine lakh devotees take part in jagannath return car

    Nine lakh devotees take part in Jagannath Return Car festival in Puri

    India | July 18, 2013 23:25 IST

    Puri, Jul 18 :  Around nine lakhs devotees thronged Puri  today for the Jagannath Return Car festival (Bahuda Yatra).The deities of Sri Jagannath, elder brother Balabhadra and their sister Devi Subhadra were brought back to

  • know about the world famous jagannath rath yatra of puri

    Know about the world famous Jagannath Rath Yatra of Puri

    India | July 10, 2013 17:32 IST

    New Delhi: “Ratha Yatra” is the colourful festival which draws millions of devotees from various parts of the country and abroad to Puri. Also known as the Car Festival, the Rath Yatra is taking place

  • 82 special trains for puri chariot festival

    82 special trains for Puri chariot festival

    India | July 04, 2013 17:47 IST

    Bhubaneswar, July 4: The Indian Railways Thursday announced it would run 82 special trains to handle the rush for the famous Rath Yatra (chariot festival) of Lord Jagannath, beginning at Odisha's beach town of Puri

  • sabyasachi wanted purist ethnic look for vidya

    Sabyasachi wanted 'purist ethnic look' for Vidya

    Bollywood | May 20, 2013 10:23 IST

    New Delhi, May 16: Designer Sabyassachi Mukherjee, the man behind styling Vidya Balan's look at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival, says that as "India is known as a bling country" he used a "little

  • puri durg express collides with goods train 3 wagons

    Puri-Durg Express collides with goods train, 3 wagons derailed

    India | April 03, 2013 23:41 IST

    Bhubaneswar, Apr 3 : Three wagons of a goods train were derailed when the Puri-Durg Express collided with the former  between Bhubaneswar and Barang railway stations today. The goods train was stationary, when the Express

  • puri shankaracharya blames western influence for rapes

    Puri Shankaracharya blames western influence for rapes

    India | January 16, 2013 18:22 IST

    Kolkata, Jan 16: Western influence was one of the main reasons behind the rise in incidents of rape in the country, Sankaracharya of Puri Swami Sri Nischalananda Saraswati said here today.The western influence - films,

  • large turnout of devotees on new year in mumbai ujjain puri

    Large turnout of devotees on New Year in Mumbai, Ujjain, Puri temples

    India | January 01, 2013 11:11 IST

    Mumbai/Ujjain/Puri, Jan 1 :  There was a large turnout of devotees at the famous Jagannath temple in Puri, the Mahakaleshwar temple in Ujjain and Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai ushering in the New Year with devotion. 

  • puri artist creates sand sculpture on big b s 70th birthday

    Puri artist creates sand sculpture on Big B's 70th birthday

    Bollywood | October 13, 2012 16:00 IST

    Puri, Oct 13:  Sand sculptor Sudarshan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture on the famous Puri beach to celebrate Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan  on his 70th birthday. Pattnaik created a seven-feet sand sculpture alongwith a sandy

  • experts examine lime plaster at jagannath temple

    Experts examine lime plaster at Jagannath temple

    India | October 09, 2012 16:54 IST

    Bhubaneswar, Oct 9: An expert team examined lime plaster on different structures inside the complex of the 12th century Jagannath temple in Odisha's Puri town, a day after a servitor was hurt when a piece

  • return car festival in puri

    Return car festival in Puri

    India | June 29, 2012 17:27 IST

    Puri, Jun 29 : Lakhs of devotees from across the country and abroad descended on this pilgrim town today to witness ‘Bahuda Yatra',the return car festival of Lord Jagannath accompanied by his elder brother and

  • pipili girl s family ready for cremation demand cbi probe

    Pipili girl's family ready for cremation, demand CBI probe

    India | June 23, 2012 19:59 IST

    Bhubaneswar, Jun 23: Ending controversy over Pipili rape victim's cremation, her family members agreed for it today and went to Puri for the funeral of the dalit girl who died on Friday after remaining in

  • sudarshan patnaik makes a santa claus on puri sea beach

    Sudarshan Patnaik Makes A Santa Claus On Puri Sea Beach

    India | December 24, 2011 22:44 IST

    Puri Dec 24: International sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik and his students have created a grand sand sculpture of Santa Claus on Christmas eve at the Puri golden sea beach.  Patnaik says he has  made this

  • sabarimala temple purified after 35 year old woman entered

    Sabarimala Temple Purified After 35-Year-Old Woman Entered Shrine

    India | December 19, 2011 23:06 IST

    Sabarimala (Kerala), Dec 19: A purification ceremony was performed at the Lord Ayyappa temple here today after a 35-year-old woman entered the shrine and offered worship in violation of the custom barring entry of females

  • one tonne stone slab falls from puri jagannath temple

    One Tonne Stone Slab Falls From Puri Jagannath Temple

    India | November 01, 2011 16:43 IST

    Puri, Nov 1: A stone slab weighing a tonne loosened and fell from the roof of the western entrance of the 800-year-old Sri Jagannath temple today with debris from it injuring a visually challenged man,

  • puri jagannath temple priests pledge support to hazare

    Puri Jagannath Temple Priests Pledge Support To Hazare

    India | August 20, 2011 21:48 IST

    Puri, Aug 20: As part of their support to Anna Hazare's crusade against corruption, a section of priests in the Sri Jagannnath temple here today lit a huge “akhand deepa” before the presiding deity.“We will

  • foreigners must not be allowed inside puri temple says

    Foreigners Must Not Be Allowed Inside Puri Temple, Says Jagannath Sena

    India | July 19, 2011 14:03 IST

    Bhubaneswar, Jul 19: The statement of senior leader of the ruling BJD and Rajya Sabha MP Pyari Mohan Mohapatra in favour of the entry of foreigners in the Sri Jagannath Temple in Puri has sparked

  • lakhs of devotees throng puri rathyatra

    Lakhs Of Devotees Throng Puri Rathyatra

    India | July 03, 2011 17:41 IST

    Puri, Jul 3 : Lakhs  of devotees poured in here with religious fervour and enthusiasm to take part in the grand spectacle of the annual Rath Yatra keeping in with centuries old tradition of pulling

  • 10 bogies of neelachal express derail in orissa

    10 Bogies Of Neelachal Express Derail In Orissa

    India | February 27, 2011 20:35 IST

    Bhubaneswar, Feb 27: One person was injured when Puri-New Delhi Neelachal Express hit a road roller and derailed near Bhadrak, about 120 km from Bhubaneswar on Sunday, railway sources said. About 10 bogies of the

  • 18 tonnes silver bricks worth rs 90 cr found from puri math

    18 Tonnes Silver Bricks Worth Rs 90 Cr Found From Puri Math

    India | February 27, 2011 10:49 IST

    Puri, Feb 27: The Puri police in Orissa on Saturday found 522 pieces of silver bricks, weighing about 18 tonnes 87 kg 750 gm, worth Rs 90 crore  stored in  four wooden boxes at the

  • big b jaya offer prayers at puri jagannath temple

    Big B, Jaya Offer Prayers At Puri Jagannath Temple

    India | March 21, 2010 21:04 IST

    Bollywood mega star Amitabh Bachchan and his wife Jaya Bachchan visited Lord Jagannath temple at Puri on Sunday morning and offerred prayers.   Accompanied by famous flute maestro Hariprasad Chourasia, the Bachchan couple visited the temple