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Damaged lion sculpture found in debris near Jagannath Temple in Puri

India, May 16 -- Adding fuel to the controversy over the ASI's affidavit in the Orissa high court last week that some archaeological remains may have been destroyed during excavations around the prohi... Read More


To ensure attendance of all students in classrooms, Odisha to plan strategy

India, May 14 -- Concerned over the absence of nearly 30 per cent of enrolled students from schools in the current academic session, the Odisha School and Mass Education department has asked district ... Read More


Halt construction work around Jagannath temple: INTACH writes to Odisha CM

India, May 14 -- Amid mounting opposition to the Jagannath temple corridor project under which the Odisha government is planning to build amenities for devotees such as urinals and cloak room within t... Read More


Puri court notice to Odisha, ASI on violations near Jagannath temple

India, May 14 -- A Puri court on Friday issued notice to the notices to Odisha Bridge and Construction Corporation and Archaeological Survey of India among others on a complaint that the authorities h... Read More


Odisha: ED attaches FDs of BJD leader

India, May 12 -- The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has seized Rs.133 crore in fixed deposits of ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader and mines owner Jitu Patnaik following raids over money laundering ch... Read More


Explained: ASI, Odisha tussle over Jagannath temple corridor project in Puri

India, May 12 -- On Monday, the Archaeological Survey of India told the high court that the Odisha Bridge Construction Corporation, a state PSU, may have destroyed archaeological remains around the 12... Read More


Woman lawyer attempts to die by suicide after divorce case hearing

India, May 11 -- A woman, who has been fighting her divorce case for 13 years, tried to die by suicide in an Odisha family court soon after the hearing ended on Wednesday afternoon. Her lawyer Niranja... Read More


Woman getting dragged by moving train. Odisha RPF constable saves her life

India, May 11 -- A head constable of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) in Odisha saved a woman at Bhubaneswar railway station when she was about to get trapped between a moving train and the platform... Read More


Puri court orders FIR against collector over digging around Jagannath temple

India, May 11 -- A sub-divisional judicial magistrate court in Puri has ordered filing of a case against Puri district collector, Odisha Bridge and Construction Corporation and Tata Projects over the ... Read More


Govt project work damaged heritage site of Puri temple, ASI informs HC

Bhubaneswar, May 10 -- A state construction agency might have destroyed the archaeological remains around the 12th century Jagannath temple in Puri by carrying out deep excavations to build a corridor... Read More