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India | Reuters | Monday July 7, 2014
Over four lakh devotees thronged Odisha's temple town of Puri for the Bahuda Yatra or the homecoming festival of Lord Jagannath and two other deities on Monday.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 29, 2014
Nearly half a million devotees converged in Puri as the annual Ratha Yatra festival of Lord Jagannath began on Sunday.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday June 13, 2014
At least three lakh devotees on Friday witnessed the annual ceremonial bath of Lord Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra in Odisha's temple town of Puri, braving the heat and humidity.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday May 12, 2014
Ahead of the ensuing annual Rath Yatra festival, the Jagannath Temple managing committee today asked the Odisha government to stop the practice of devotees climbing atop chariots and touching the Lord.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 7, 2013
President Pranab Mukherjee today paid obeisance at the famous Jagannath Temple in Puri in Odisha early this morning.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 26, 2013
The priests of Jagannath temple in Odisha's beach town of Puri said they would ban foreigners from climbing the chariots of the deities during the annual Ratha Yatra (chariot festival) from next year.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 24, 2013
Barely three days after an assault on Italy-born Odissi dancer Ileana Citaristi on the chariot of Lord Jagannath, the Nepal's royal priest (Rajguru) Madhav Prasad Bhattarai also faced harassment at the hands of a lady police person at the 12th centur...
Cities | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Monday July 22, 2013
Ileana Citaristi, a Padma Shri awardee, had on Sunday filed a complaint with authorities at the famous Jagannath temple in Puri, alleging that she was beaten up by a priest on the chariot of Lord Jagannath for "refusing to pay money for a sighting of...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 15, 2013
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Odisha on Tuesday and is scheduled to meet the Puri Shankaracharya.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 10, 2013
The annual Ratha Yatra (chariot procession) of Lord Jagannath, his brother Bhalabhadra and sister Subhadra began at Odisha's beach town of Puri amid tight security on Wednesday, officials said.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 24, 2013
President Pranab Mukherjee arrived in Bhubaneswar this evening on a two-day visit to Odisha amidst tight security arrangement.
Cities | Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday April 23, 2013
A white cow roaming through the streets of Mumbai is not unusual. But Laxmi is. She has five legs, one of which is placed across her back.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday August 3, 2012
"Only Orthodox Hindus are allowed," a signboard hanging from the Lion's Gate of Sri Jagannath Temple in Puri has triggered many a controversy in the past and continues to arouse strong feelings even today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday June 22, 2012
Jagannath Rath Yatra: An American national was today allegedly beaten up in Puri by security personnel when he along with his Indian wife attempted to climb the chariot of Lord Jagannath seeking a 'darshan'.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday June 22, 2012
Jagannath Rath Yatra: Lakhs of devotees resumed pulling the chariots of the deities in the world famous Rath Yatra at Puri on Friday, and the chariots reached their destination, the Gundicha temple, an official said.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 21, 2012
Lakhs of devotees thronged Odisha's temple town of Puri today for the annual Rath Yatra (chariot festival) of Lord Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra, officials said.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday June 11, 2012
Preparations for the annual Rath Yatra of Odisha's Jagannath temple in Puri have gained momentum with carpenters working overtime on the three gigantic wooden chariots that will carry deities in a ceremonial procession, marking commencement of the ni...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday May 14, 2012
To ensure cleanliness in the 12th century shrine at Puri, Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) has decided to punish its employees found smoking or chewing tobacco inside the complex.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday March 28, 2011
The Orissa Assembly today witnessed verbal duels between the ruling BJD MLAs and Congress members over former Union minister and Congress leader Jagdish Tytler's visit to Sri Jagannath Temple in Puri on March 16.The issue was raised by former Speaker and BJD MLA from Puri Maheswar Mohanty during Zer...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 28, 2010
An American national along with her Oriya friend were detained by priests today in the SriJagannath temple where non-Hindus are not allowed entry.Katie Leonard, a 23-year-old American woman student and her classmate Gourab Sarangi of Sambalpur, doing PhD in Physics in the USA, entered the 12th centu...