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Planning To Visit Jagannath Temple? Here Are The SOP For Public

Aug 11, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The darshan timings will be from 7 am to 7 pm on all days and the residents of Puri Municipality area will be allowed entry for darshan of the Lords from August 16 to 20.

Puri’s Drink From Tap Mission: Good Start But Experts Worried About Sustainability

Jul 30, 2021 Sandeep Sahu

The holy town of Puri has become the first city in the country to provide something that only major world cities like London and New York offer: clean drinking water directly from tap that requires no further filtration.

ASI To Laser Scan Shree Jagannath Temple During Ratha Jatra

The laser scanning will be completed when the deities are out of the temple for the nine-day Ratha Jatra.

Jagannath Rath Yatra 2021 Begins: Devotees Devastated At Being Barred For Second Year Running

Jul 12, 2021 Sandeep Sahu

Jagannath Rath Yatra 2021: Had it not been for the restrictions imposed by the Covid pandemic, lakhs of devotees would have converged to the holy town of Puri in Odisha

From Jan 21, Entry In Jagannath Temple Won't Require Negative Covid Report

The Puri Collector said that special arrangements and a queue system will soon be introduced for elderly/senior citizens coming to the temple.

01 January, 2021

Naveen Patnaik Writes Letter To PM Modi, Requests For Airport In Puri To Promote Tourism


'The proposed airport will help bring Jagannath devotees from across the world,' Patnaik said in the letter.

24 December, 2020

Puri's Jagannath Temple Reopens; Covid Negative Report Mandatory For Entry


Visitors from outside Puri, however, will have to produce Covid negative reports to enter the shrine.

23 June, 2020

Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra Chariots Move In Puri Amid Covid Restrictions

Outlook Web Bureau

This year, no more than 500 people, including the temple servitors and police personnel, have been be allowed to pull the chariots. They have been permitted to do that only if they have tested negative for COVID-19.

18 June, 2020

‘Lord Jagannath Won't Forgive Us If We Allow It': SC Stays Puri Rath Yatra Due To Covid-19

Outlook Web Bureau

Lord Jagannath rath yatra and activities connected to it will not be allowed this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Supreme Court said

15 January, 2020

What’s Cooking In The World’s Largest Kitchen On Makar Sankranti Day? A Sneak Peek Into The Jagannath Temple Kitchen

Charupadma Pati

The Ancient Harvest Festival Of Makar Sankranti, Celebrated To Welcome The Summer, Sends Out A Message Of Community Nutrition. A Look Into The Best-Loved Bhoga Of Lord Jagannath In Puri Reveals A Recipe That Is Unique As Well As Nutritious

25 September, 2019

In Temple Town Of Puri, Demolition Of Mutts Leaves Devotees Dejected

Sandeep Sahu

The imposing nine-century-old Emaar Mutt right in front of the temple, which provided a vantage platform for the high and mighty for viewing the Rath Yatra in the past, has been completely razed to the ground.


23 August, 2019

Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik Announces Rs 500 Cr Package For Puri

Outlook Web Bureau

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had recently announced various projects worth Rs 265 crore under the Augmentation of Basic Amenities and Development of Heritage and Architecture (ABADHA) scheme for the development of Puri.

11 July, 2019

Loss Of Livelihood, Lack Of Compensation: For Cyclone Fani-Hit Families, There's A Long Road To Recovery

Sudarshan Chhotoray

Cyclone Fani, that ravaged parts of coastal Odisha, still has its footprints everywhere. The road to recovery appears long.

04 July, 2019

Odisha: Nine-Day Grand 'Rath Yatra Festival' Begins In Puri

Outlook Web Bureau

Rath Yatra festival is observed on a grand scale, and the atmosphere in Puri is completely filled with divine sounds of cymbals, manjeera, and drums, while the devotees chant out loud the names of the three deities, Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra, and Goddess Subhadra.

07 May, 2019

1000 Bucks For 30 Minutes! After Cyclone Fani, Generator Operators Are Making A Killing In Odisha

Sandeep Sahu

Puri and Khurda districts are reeling under power and drinking water shortage as rescue operations post-cyclone Fani are in full swing. Generator operators are in demand, even for charging mobile phones.

04 May, 2019

Cyclone Fani: NEET 2019 Exam Postponed In Odisha

Outlook Web Bureau

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2019 exam was scheduled to be held on May 5.

03 May, 2019

Baby 'Fani': In Bhubaneswar, Newborn Named After Cyclone Fani

Outlook Web Bureau

Packing heavy rain and winds with speeds of up to 175 kmph, cyclonic storm 'Fani' slammed into the Odisha coast on Friday morning.


03 May, 2019

Three Killed, 200 Injured As Cyclone Fani Strikes Odisha With 175 Kmph Winds; Trees Uprooted, Villages Submerged

Sandeep Sahu

The landfall of cyclone "Fani", formed in the Bay of Bengal, began at around 8 am after the "eye" crossed the Puri coast 20 minutes past 1 am.

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