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  • Today, visit Bindu Sagar Tirtha located in Jagannath Puri

    Today, visit Bindu Sagar Tirtha located in Jagannath Puri

    Sep 22, 2021, 10:43 AM IST

    This place is located in Jagannath Puri, Odisha. Located just a short distance from the world famous Jagannath temple, on the banks of this lake, the importance of performing Pinddaan Shradh and Tarpan of ancestors is said to be of great importance.

  • Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri opens for devotees on all Saturdays

    Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri opens for devotees on all Saturdays

    Sep 18, 2021, 03:04 PM IST

    The Shree Jagannath Temple administration in Puri has decided to open the temple for devotees on every Saturday in a week.

  • Puri-based artist makes Lord Ganesha idol using matchsticks

    Puri-based artist makes Lord Ganesha idol using matchsticks

    Sep 10, 2021, 12:05 PM IST

    A Puri-based artist Saswat Sahoo, has made a Lord Ganesha idol using 5,621 matchsticks. "It took me eight days to prepare this 23 inches long and 22 inches wide idol using 5621 matchsticks. I'll follow COVID protocols and offer prayers at my home," he said.

  • Watch: Sudarsan Pattnaik creates sand art of Lord Ganesha with 7000 seashells

    Watch: Sudarsan Pattnaik creates sand art of Lord Ganesha with 7000 seashells

    Sep 10, 2021, 09:20 AM IST

    On the eve of Ganesh Chaturthi, renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created sand art of Lord Ganesha with 7,000 seashells at Puri beach in Odisha. He also wrote the message 'World Peace' alongside the sculpture.

  • 'Want to thank PM who made the rescue possible,' Hardeep S Puri

    Aug 24, 2021, 11:24 AM IST

    Union minister Hardeep S Puri received three copies of the holy Guru Granth Sahib which were brought in from Kabul to Delhi Airport on Tuesday. Talking to the media, he said, "I want to start by thanking PM who made it possible to carry out these rescue ops to bring our brethren who are in difficult circumstances there (Afghanistan)."

  • Three copies of Guru Granth Sahib reach Delhi Airport from Kabul

    Three copies of Guru Granth Sahib reach Delhi Airport from Kabul

    Aug 24, 2021, 10:39 AM IST

    Amid the tensions in Afghanistan, India's mission airlift continues. Three copies of Guru Granth Sahib reached Delhi Airport from Kabul on Tuesday, which were personally received by Union minister Hardeep S Puri.

  • Pegasus story is concocted, fabricated and evidence less: BJP

    Pegasus story is concocted, fabricated and evidence less: BJP

    Jul 22, 2021, 10:23 PM IST

    Referring to alleged reports of snooping of prominent citizens using Israeli Pegasus spyware, senior BJP leader and union minister Meenakshi Lekhi on Thursday said that these kinds of stories are concocted, fabricated and have no evidence.

  • Amit Shah performs

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

    Jul 12, 2021, 07:27 AM IST

    Massive security arrangements are in place for a smooth conduct of Lord Jagannath's annual Rath Yatra on July 12 in Odisha's Puri amid strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols. Like last year, the revered festival will be held without the participation of devotees in view of the Covid situation. The government has completely banned presence of people at the Grand Road in front of the 12th century shrine in Puri during the chariots procession. Chalking out a detailed security plan, the state police has deployed 65 platoons of force along with senior officers.

  • Rath Yatra: No participation of devotees, only COVID-19 negative servitors to pull chariots

    Rath Yatra: No participation of devotees, only COVID-19 negative servitors to pull chariots

    Jul 10, 2021, 02:28 PM IST

    The Jagannatha Temple administration on Friday informed that like the previous year, this year's Rath Yatra festival would be organised without the participation of devotees and in strict adherence to safety protocols to contain the spread of coronavirus.

  • Rath Yatra: Jagannatha Temple authority asks devotees to light lamps, gathering not allowed

    Rath Yatra: Jagannatha Temple authority asks devotees to light lamps, gathering not allowed

    Jul 08, 2021, 01:08 PM IST

    Shree Jagannatha Temple authority in Odisha's Puri has asked devotees to light lamps at their houses as the gathering is not allowed during the Rath Yatra.

  • Devotees celebrate

    Devotees celebrate 'Devasnana Poornima' in Odisha

    Jun 24, 2021, 11:26 AM IST

    Devotees celebrated 'Devasnana Poornima' of lord Jagannath on June 24. Devasnana Poornima is a festival dedicated to lord Jagannath. As per the Hindu calendar, the festival is celebrated on the full moon day of 'Jyeshtha' month. Celebrations began in the absence of devotees as the Chief Administrator of the temple had said that the festival will be live-streamed for them across the world.

  • Rath Yatra: Chariots construction underway in Puri

    Rath Yatra: Chariots construction underway in Puri

    Jun 20, 2021, 12:46 PM IST

    The construction work of three chariots of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Mata Subhadra is going on perfectly. The chariots will be use to take out procession during world famous Rath Yatra. The famous Rath Yatra will takes place on June 24, 2021. However, due to COVID pandemic, the celebrations will be held following the protocols.

  • World Ocean Day: Sudarsan Pattnaik makes sand art at Puri beach

    World Ocean Day: Sudarsan Pattnaik makes sand art at Puri beach

    Jun 08, 2021, 08:28 PM IST

    Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a picturesque sand art with a message 'preserve our ocean' on World Ocean Day at Puri beach in Odisha on June 08.

  • Puri: Lord Jagannath Chandan yatra concludes

    Puri: Lord Jagannath Chandan yatra concludes

    Jun 05, 2021, 04:54 PM IST

    The Chandan Yatra, which continued for three weeks at Jagannath Temple in Puri, ended on Saturday. Normally, thousands of devotees flock to witness this yatra every year. However, this year, the Yatra was carried out amidst strict Covid protocol.

  • Kurukshetra: Who is running the Congress? Union Minister Hardeep Puri slams Punjab govt over vaccine row

    Kurukshetra: Who is running the Congress? Union Minister Hardeep Puri slams Punjab govt over vaccine row

    Jun 04, 2021, 08:46 PM IST

    Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has questioned Punjab government's move to provide one-time limited vaccine doses to 18-44 age group population through private hospitals. The order was withdrawn after a backlash by the opposition. "Is an elected state government indulging in commercial profiteering?" Puri asked.

  • World Bicycle Day: Odisha artist crafts penny farthing model using matchsticks

    World Bicycle Day: Odisha artist crafts penny farthing model using matchsticks

    Jun 03, 2021, 08:30 PM IST

    On the occasion of "World Bicycle Day" an 18 yrs old boy Saswat Ranjan Sahoo from Puri district of Odisha has made a penny farthing bicycle by using 3653 match sticks, Length of the model is 50 inch and width is 25 inch.

  • Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri slams Congress over Centra Vista project

    Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri slams Congress over Centra Vista project

    May 31, 2021, 08:57 PM IST

    The Delhi High Court on Monday allowed the construction work of the Central Vista project to continue, saying it was a "vital and essential" national project. watch Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri slams Congress over Centra Vista project during an exclusive interaction with India TV.

  • Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri addresses media on Centra Vista project

    Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri addresses media on Centra Vista project

    May 31, 2021, 02:23 PM IST

    The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a petition seeking suspension of construction work of the Central Vista Avenue project considering the present Covid-19 pandemic situation. Describing the Central Vista project as 'vital and essential', a bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh said the petition was "motivated" and "not a genuine PIL". The bench also imposed a cost of Rs 1 lakh on the petitioners.

  • Fire breaks out in slums of Delhi

    Fire breaks out in slums of Delhi's Paschim Puri

    Apr 15, 2021, 06:32 AM IST

    A major fire broke in a slum area on the night of April 14 in Paschim Puri's Shaheed Bhagat Singh camp located in West Delhi. Fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse massive flames.

  • Akanksha Puri on her new music video Dangerous

    Akanksha Puri on her new music video Dangerous

    Mar 29, 2021, 07:25 PM IST

    Akanksha Puri in an exclusive interview with India Tv speaks about her recently released music video Dangerous. The song has been sung, composed and written by Shrey Singhal.