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Sandip Ray's new Feluda film based on Satyajit Ray's Hatyapuri to go on floors in May
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Sandip Ray's new Feluda film based on Satyajit Ray's Hatyapuri to go on floors in May

Sandip Ray will start the production of Hatyapuri in May end. The makers are planning the film during the Christmas weekend.

Cyclone Jawad: Low pressure area lies over north-west Bay of Bengal, rainfall likely in northeastern states
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Cyclone Jawad: Low pressure area lies over north-west Bay of Bengal, rainfall likely in northeastern states

Heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places over Tripura and heavy rainfall at isolated places over south Assam and Meghalaya, Manipur and Mizoram is likely during the next 24 hours, as per IMD

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

Odisha’s Puri becomes first Indian city to achieve round-the-clock drinking water supply
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Odisha’s Puri becomes first Indian city to achieve round-the-clock drinking water supply

Pilgrims will have access to 120 drinking water fountains all along the Grand Road and other hotspots, an official state government release said

COVID-19: Odisha extends partial lockdown till 1 August; curbs eased in areas with low positivity rate
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COVID-19: Odisha extends partial lockdown till 1 August; curbs eased in areas with low positivity rate

This is for the fourth time in the second wave of the pandemic that the state government has extended the lockdown

Delhi HC directs activist Saket Gokhale to delete tweets against former diplomat Lakshmi Puri
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Delhi HC directs activist Saket Gokhale to delete tweets against former diplomat Lakshmi Puri

The court said that if Gokhale failed to delete the tweets within 24 hours of passing the order, then Twitter shall identify the URLs and take necessary action

Puri set to hold second devotee-less Rath Yatra amid COVID-19; curfew imposed
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Puri set to hold second devotee-less Rath Yatra amid COVID-19; curfew imposed

Only servitors will be allowed to pull the three chariots and no others, including security personnel, will be allowed to touch the rope

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

Niladri Bije 2020: Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates Lord Jagannath art offering rasagola to Goddess Lakshmi at Puri beach
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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
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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.

SC gives nod to Rath Yatra without public participation, asks Odisha govt to impose curfew in Puri
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SC gives nod to Rath Yatra without public participation, asks Odisha govt to impose curfew in Puri

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
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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'

Locusts attack, a cyclone, forest fires and heatwave add to India's miseries in the middle of COVID-19 pandemic
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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