Religion

BJP Women Cell to Protest in All District HQ Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: BJP Mahila Moracha decided to demonstrate in all district headquarters in the state in protest of sexual harassment cases in children shelter homes. BJP accused BJD led state government of encouraging sexual abuse, girls trafficking and religious conversion in shelter homes. In a press meet BJP Mahila Morcha state president Pravati Parida said that […]

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Shankaracharya’s 3 Days Bhubaneswar Tour Ends

Bhubaneswar: Three days Bhubaneswar tour of Puri Govardhan Math seer Jagadguru Shankaracharya Nischalanand Saraswati ended today. He was staying here at Grandmark Exotica 1 Apartments since 3rd November. Shankaracharya was staying here at the residence of his follower Subhendu Das. Yesterday (4th November) he addressed a religious congregation at Grandmark Exotica near SUM Hospital. Hundreds […]


Niranjan Visits Puri Seer, Seeks Blessings

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pradesh Congress president and former minister Niranjan Patnaik met Puri Govardhan Peeth head Jagadguru Shankaracharya Swami Nischalanand Saraswati here today afternoon. Patnaik spent about an hour listening Puri seer. Shankaracharya discussed various topics ranging from politics to social issues with Niranjan Patnaik. Patnaik sought blessings from the Hindu supreme Guru. Shankaracharya offered Prasad. He also […]


Puri Shankaracharya to Visit Bhubaneswar on Nov 3

Will give Darshan on 4th November Bhubaneswar: Puri Govardhan Math head Jagadguru Shankaracharya Sri Nischalananda Saraswati is coming to Bhubaneswar on a 3-day tour. Sankaracharya will be staying at Grand Mark Exotica 1, Near SUM Hospital,Bhubaneswar. According to Math officials, on 3rd November Jagadguru will be addressing a religious congregation in Jajpur district. Later in the […]


Talaq Over Phone, Wife Files FIR

Kendrapada:  A 24-year-old Muslim lady from Kendrapada district has filed an FIR against her husband for allegedly divorcing her over the phone by repeating the word “Talaq” thrice. Earlier this year the Supreme Court had declared the practice of triple Talaq unconstitutional. The husband Sk Rija Ahmad is living in Punjab. He had called his wife, Taksima Khatun, and […]


Puri: Shankaracharya Supports Hereditary Servitor Service

Puri: Chief of Govardhan Peeth Jagadguru Shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati has supported the hereditary service of servitors at Shree Jagannath Temple at Puri and stressed on the need for economic well being of the community to ensure their behavioural change and disciplined service. Saraswati said this at a meeting on 26th July at Govardhan Peeth in Puri where servitors met him in the presence […]


Odisha to Witness Longest Lunar Eclipse Today

Bhubaneswar: The stargazers in Odisha are all excited to witness the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century today. The celestial spectacle will be visible in India when the bright and shining moon will turn into blood red on full moon night. According to Hindu almanac, the eclipse will last for 1 hour and 43 […]


Aditya Bahinee to Celebrate Shankaracharya’s 75th Birth Anniversary on 11 July

Bhubaneswar, July 8, 2018: Guruji’s birthday celebrated as Sanatan Gourav Diwas Aditya Bahinee, the youth wing of Puri’s Govardhan Math, is all set to celebrate Jagadguru Shankaracharya Nischalananda Saraswati’s 75th birth anniversary on 11th July 2018, Wednesday in Bhubaneswar. Guruji’s birthday is also celebrated worldwide as Sanatan Gourav Diwas, said Aditya Bahinee’s Maha Sachiv (General […]


Rath Jatra Coordination Committee Final Meeting Concludes

Puri: The fourth and final Rath Jatra Coordination Committee meeting concluded today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here. CM also reviewed various ongoing development works and law and order for the grand festival. Odisha police DG Rajendra Prasad Sharma, who was also present at the meeting, said that 140 platoons of police force will be deployed for Rath Jatra. Besides, […]