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Fire at kitchen store of Puri's Jagannath temple
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Fire at kitchen store of Puri's Jagannath temple

The fire was spotted late on Saturday night inside 'Sara Ghara' where kitchen materials, including utensils, used for cooking the Mahaprasad are stored, official said

Odisha CM assures support for construction of Jagannath Temple in UK
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Odisha CM assures support for construction of Jagannath Temple in UK

Naveen Patnaik made the statement while interacting with the Odia diaspora on Thursday during his visit to Rome in Italy

Puri Heritage Corridor Project: BJP leader blames ASI for corridor fiasco, says 'should've raised objection from Day 1'
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Puri Heritage Corridor Project: BJP leader blames ASI for corridor fiasco, says 'should've raised objection from Day 1'

Senior BJP leader Bijay Mohapatra said Archaeological Survey of India should have set up a technical or expert panel to examine the project

Odisha: Jagannath Temple prepares for Ratha Yatra, 15 lakh devotees expected
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Odisha: Jagannath Temple prepares for Ratha Yatra, 15 lakh devotees expected

This year, the nine-day Ratha Yatra festival will begin on July 1

Odisha amends law to allow Jagannath Temple to sell, lease land without state’s permission
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Odisha amends law to allow Jagannath Temple to sell, lease land without state’s permission

People who had occupied or were in possession of the temple land for long had approached the government for the sale or transfer of the land

Jagannath Temple in Puri reopens for all devotees from today amid COVID-19 protocol
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Jagannath Temple in Puri reopens for all devotees from today amid COVID-19 protocol

The temple reopened in phases, with the premises first being opened only to the family of the shrine’s servitors on 12 August

COVID-19 negative report not required to enter Puri's Jagannath temple from 21 January, says management
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COVID-19 negative report not required to enter Puri's Jagannath temple from 21 January, says management

The temple opened on 3 Jan after being shut for nine months due to the pandemic. Puri authorities said special arrangements will be made for elderly/senior devotees

Puri's Jagannath temple reopens after nine months; people from outside Odisha to get darshan from 3 Jan
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Puri's Jagannath temple reopens after nine months; people from outside Odisha to get darshan from 3 Jan

The much-awaited 'darshan' of the sibling deities - Lord Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and Lord Jagannath, began at 7 am amid strict adherence to the COVID-19 guidelines for servitors and their family members only

Gujarat HC refuses to modify order staying Jagannath Yatra in Ahmedabad, rejects state government's plea to reconsider
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Gujarat HC refuses to modify order staying Jagannath Yatra in Ahmedabad, rejects state government's plea to reconsider

The Gujarat High Court late on Monday night refused to modify its earlier order to not allow holding of the Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad, scheduled for Tuesday, and rejected an application moved by the state government seeking permission to organise the event.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Madhya Pradesh govt to promote 1st, 2nd year UG students based on previous scores; 1,128 cases in Mumbai today
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Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Madhya Pradesh govt to promote 1st, 2nd year UG students based on previous scores; 1,128 cases in Mumbai today

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: Tamil Nadu reported 2,710 new COVID-19 cases and 37 deaths, taking the total number of cases to 62,087 and death toll to 794. Number of active cases stands at 27,178.

Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra 2020: Supreme Court to hear pleas to modify 18 June order staying annual yatra in view of coronavirus pandemic
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Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra 2020: Supreme Court to hear pleas to modify 18 June order staying annual yatra in view of coronavirus pandemic

The Supreme Court on Monday will hear four petitions seeking modification of its earlier order of 18 June, which had stayed the annual Rath Yatra in Puri and all other places in Odisha, due to the coronavirus pandemic

Centre moves Supreme Court, seeks nod for Jagannath Rath Yatra to be held this year without public participation
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Centre moves Supreme Court, seeks nod for Jagannath Rath Yatra to be held this year without public participation

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that Lord Jagannath's Rath Yatra in Puri can be allowed to be held this year without public participation in view of the coronavirus pandemic, saying the 'tradition of centuries may not be stopped'

Jagannath temple row: Odisha govt says demolition of dilapidated mutts to continue; seers claim conspiracy, Opposition cries foul
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Jagannath temple row: Odisha govt says demolition of dilapidated mutts to continue; seers claim conspiracy, Opposition cries foul

As part of the plan to make Puri a world heritage city, Naveen Patnaik announced a package of Rs 500 crore to undertake infrastructure and beautification programmes in the holy town

Lakhs of devotees attend Jagannath Rath Yatra in Puri; Naveen Patnaik attends festivities, Kovind, Modi extend greetings
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Lakhs of devotees attend Jagannath Rath Yatra in Puri; Naveen Patnaik attends festivities, Kovind, Modi extend greetings

Lakhs of devotees participated in the annual Rath Yatra festival of Lord Jagannath held on Thursday amidst tight security in the temple town of Puri.

Jagannath Rath Yatra: 'Chariot festival' begins in Ahmedabad amid tight security; Amit Shah performs aarti, offers prayers
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Jagannath Rath Yatra: 'Chariot festival' begins in Ahmedabad amid tight security; Amit Shah performs aarti, offers prayers

Besides the three chariots, the Lord Jagannath rath yatra procession comprised 19 decorated elephants, 100 trucks with tableaux and members of 30 singing troupes.

Jagannath Rath Yatra: Odisha's 10-day celebration begins today, here is all you need to know about 'chariot festival'
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Jagannath Rath Yatra: Odisha's 10-day celebration begins today, here is all you need to know about 'chariot festival'

Thursday marks the first day of the annual Jagannath Rath Yatra, which is a 10-day festival in Odisha, to mark the journey of the three deities — Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra — to the temple of their 'aunt', Devi Gundicha

Jagannath temple case: Amicus curiae to visit Puri on 22 Feb after Supreme Court tells him to assess ground reality
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Jagannath temple case: Amicus curiae to visit Puri on 22 Feb after Supreme Court tells him to assess ground reality

A bench headed by Justice AK Sikri told the Ranjit Kumar to visit the Jagannath temple after the counsel appearing for Odisha argued that the amicus should visit the shrine and see the situation.

Jagannath Temple: SC appoints senior advocate Ranjit Kumar as amicus curiae, to assist it with administrative reforms at Puri temple
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Jagannath Temple: SC appoints senior advocate Ranjit Kumar as amicus curiae, to assist it with administrative reforms at Puri temple

The Supreme Court appointed senior advocate and former solicitor general Ranjit Kumar as amicus curiae to assist it in a matter related to the administration of the Jagannath Temple in Puri.

SC restricts entry of armed police personnel in Puri's Jagannath temple after protests against queue system turned violent
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SC restricts entry of armed police personnel in Puri's Jagannath temple after protests against queue system turned violent

Nine policemen were injured in clashes at the Jagannath Puri temple on 3 October during protests against a queue system for devotees being introduced at the Odisha shrine.

Violence breaks out in Puri over queue system at Jagannath temple; 9 cops injured as mob barges into shrine
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Violence breaks out in Puri over queue system at Jagannath temple; 9 cops injured as mob barges into shrine

After the queue system was introduced in the temple on Monday on an experimental basis, Sri Jagannath Sena had given a call for Puri bandh to oppose the move.