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Mysteries about secret chamber and tunnel inside Ratna Bhandar still persist

Bhubaneswar, July 20 -- After the opening of the outer and inner chambers of the Puri Srimandir Ratna Bhandar, all eyes are now set on LASER scanning and GPRS survey to ascertain if there is a secret ... Read More


Opposition BJD braces up for upcoming Assembly session; BJP ready to counter

Bhubaneswar, July 20 -- The Opposition BJD on Saturday convened a meeting under the chairmanship of party president Naveen Patnaik. The party chalked out its strategies for the upcoming Assembly sessi... Read More


Row erupts over BJD leader's stone quarry, locals demand closure for 'flouting norms'

Bhubaneswar, July 20 -- With the BJD losing its power after 25 years, cases of how its leaders were flouting the norms for their own benefit and how the administration had been a puppet in the then go... Read More


Yoga session to be held in Odisha schools

Bhubaneswar, July 20 -- To improve students' health and concentration in their studies, the schools will conduct a 10-minute Yoga session in their respective schools. As per the guideline issued by t... Read More


Posing as delivery boy, miscreant loots gold ornaments in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, July 20 -- A miscreant entered a house impersonating as delivery boy and decamped with gold ornaments worth lakhs of rupees at Guli Patana Sahi under Umerkote block in Nabarangpur. Even ... Read More


Rs 50,000 Cr misappropriated annually in name of 5T during BJD rule: Odisha BJP

Bhubaneswar, July 20 -- A whopping Rs 50,000 crore was being misappropriated every year in the name of 5T during the rule of the BJD government, alleged the state unit of BJP in its political resoluti... Read More


Niladri Bije: Rath Yatra concludes as Lord Jagannath returns to Puri Srimandir

Bhubaneswar, July 20 -- With the Niladri Bije ritual on Friday, the nine-day-long annual sojourn of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra came to an end. In the Niladri Bije ritual the de... Read More


Quacks rule the roost in Odisha's Ganjam

Bhubaneswar, July 19 -- Taking advantage of the ignorant and superstitious people and with the district admin looking the other way, quackery is ruling the roost with self-styled physicians running pa... Read More


Deities in Srimandir no longer offered Prasad on golden plates; servitors demand resumption of tradition

Bhubaneswar, July 19 -- Amid great fanfare surrounding the opening of the Ratna Bhandar, concerns have been raised over the discontinuance of Prasad being offered to Lord Jagannath on golden plates. ... Read More


Ancient weapons & crowns present in inner Ratna Bhandar: Justice Biswanath Rath

Bhubaneswar, July 19 -- Besides gold ornaments and other valuables, the inner Ratna Bhandar has also weapons presumably used in battles fought by Puri kings and soldiers against enemies and kings of o... Read More