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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

Rath Yatra 2021 Begins Today: No Devotees Allowed, Tight Security Arrangement in Place

For the second consecutive year, the annual Rath Yatra will be held without the participation of devotees and only those servitors who test negative for Covid-19 would be allowed to participate in pulling of the chariots in the wake of the pandemic.

06 July, 2021

No Rath Yatra Across Odisha, Only At Puri Jagannath Temple: SC

Outlook Web Bureau

The Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath in Puri is an annual ritual and this time, it is scheduled for July 12.

10 January, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

04 January, 2021

Jagannath Temple In Puri Reopens After 9 Months


The temple remained closed on January 1 and 2 and reopened for all devotees from across the country from Sunday.

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.

18 October, 2020

Deity, Donations And Divine Intervention

Priyadarshini Sen

Pandemic disrupts the inner world of Jagannath Temple servitors.


23 June, 2020

Puri Jagannath Temple Servitor Tests Covid Positive As Rath Yatra Gets Underway


Covid 19 tests of 1,143 servitors were undertaken as per the direction of Supreme Court ahead of the Rath Yatra. Except for one all were found negative.

22 June, 2020

Jagannath Chariots Set To Roll In Puri Tomorrow After Supreme Court Ruling

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court said it can't "micro-manage" Lord Jagannath's Rath Yatra in Puri, and will leave it to the wisdom of state, Centre and temple management to take a call.

21 June, 2020

Odisha Govt Silent As Puri Seer Mounts Criticism For Complicity In Cancellation Of Rath Yatra

Sandeep Sahu

Earlier, the Gajapati king, who is the head of the Temple Management Committee, had written to Chief Minister urging him to file a modification petition in the apex court to ensure the religiously and legally sanctioned Rath Yatra is not stopped altogether.

07 March, 2020

Odisha's Jagannath Temple's Money Stuck In Yes Bank, People Ask How It Landed There

Sandeep Sahu

The money had been deposited in the shape of two term deposits which would mature on March 16 and 29

27 November, 2019

'Neither For Audit Nor For Inventory,' Odisha Govt Has No Plans To Open Jagannath Temple Money Vault

Sandeep Sahu

The Odisha government has said that all the precious jewellery of the deities is 'safe and secured.

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.


22 December, 2018

Odisha Government Insulted Lord Jagannath: Abhishek Manu Singhvi

Outlook Web Bureau

The state cabinet on Friday approved a scheme for farmers named KALIA (Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation), which is another name of Lord Jagannath.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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