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
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
Niladri Bije 2020: Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates Lord Jagannath art offering rasagola to Goddess Lakshmi at Puri beach
Niladri Bije, an auspicious day which marks the conclusion of Rath Yatra festival, is being celebrated today, 4 July
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
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.
A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde directed the state government to impose curfew in Puri during the time when the chariots are taken out in the procession — an event in which lakhs of people from the world over participate every year.
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
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'
Locusts attack, a cyclone, forest fires and heatwave add to India's miseries in the middle of COVID-19 pandemic
Locusts, a global pandemic, ravaging cyclone, a deadly heatwave and raging forest fires have all but crushed India's efforts to get back on track at a time when it is dealing with its worst economic crisis since Independence.
Cyclone Amphan: Narendra Modi announces Rs 1,000-cr aid for Bengal, Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for kin of deceased; toll jumps to 80
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an advance assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for restoration work in areas in West Bengal that were decimated by cyclone 'Amphan'
Cyclone Amphan leaves 80 dead, millions without power in West Bengal; Narendra Modi arrives in Kolkata
Many parts of Kolkata, home to more than 14 million people, were under water, and its airport was closed briefly by flooding.
72 dead as Cyclone Amphan weakens into deep depression after battering Bengal; 'worse than coronavirus' says Mamata as Modi vows support
Amphan weakened into a deep depression on Thursday afternoon and moved over to Bangladesh but not before leaving at least a dozen dead and wreaking devastation on several parts of West Bengal, including Kolkata.
Cyclone Amphan Updates: Heavy to very heavy rainfall expected in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal, says IMD
Cyclone Amphan LIVE Updates: Director General of National Disaster Relief Force informed the media today that four additional teams of NDRF will be airlifted to Kolkata to boost the rescue and relief operations
Super Cylone Amphan leaves at least 12 dead, several parts of West Bengal ravaged; 'worse than coronavirus,' claims Mamata Banerjee
Super Cyclone Amphan has killed at least 12 persons and ravaged Kolkata and several parts of West Bengal as it left behind a trail of destruction by uprooting trees, destroying thousands of homes and swamping low-lying areas of the state.
Odisha, gearing up to quarantine 5L returning migrants, faces mammoth task; social distancing only hope and also biggest challenge
As Odisha readies to receive more than five lakh migrants after over a month of lockdown, quarantining them in government facilities for complete 14 days will be a mammoth task, more so while ensuring social distancing
Woman gang raped by policeman, aide inside police quarters in Odisha's Puri; one accused arrested, other at large
A woman was allegedly gang-raped by two persons including a policeman inside a police quarter in Odisha's temple town of Puri on Monday.
Women in a migrant fishing community in Odisha have created a resilience fund to shield themselves from disasters in the aftermath of cyclone Fani. Mapping resilience of women-led households and learning from their behaviour can provide insights to prepare better for the future.
Cyclone Bulbul triggers rain in Odisha; IMD issues 'yellow alert' in Puri, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Bhadrak for next 24 hours
IMD has issued 'yellow warning' (be aware) in Puri, Kendrapara Jagatsinghpur and Bhadrak districts over the next 24 hours and for Saturday, it has issued an 'orange warning' (be prepared) in Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts
Odisha likely to witness another cyclone; 15 districts put on alert to deal with possible flood-like situation
With the depression over the Bay of Bengal set to intensify into a cyclone, the Odisha government put 15 districts on alert to deal with a possible flood-like situation.
The toll in the heavy rains in Odisha has mounted to six with three fresh deaths reported from the districts, officials said Saturday.