Chilika Mahotsav, a two-day cultural programme at Satapada in Puri district to tap the tourism potential of Chilika Lake, the largest brackish water lake in Asia. The first of its kind event is being jointly organized by the tourism department and the Chilika Development Authority (CDA). State tourism and culture minister Maheswar Mohanty inaugurated the Read More..
Pilgrim city Puri affected heavily by two-day nationwide strike beginning from Wednesday ( Today ) . The two-day Bharat bandh called by 11 major trade unions from today paralysed banking services across the city and shut down public transport in puri. Photo: Ranjan Ganguly
Mythological ‘Shamba’ (Krishna’s Son) the cured leper worshiped the Sun God for cure on the river mouth of Chandrabhaga, the river dried. It is reduced to a dry bed or a narrow trickle. It has been an ideal place for religious activity. Magha Shukla Saptami, or Magha Saptami, is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Read More..