Lingaraj redevelopment plan: Iconic Ganesh Temple to be razed!

Bhubaneswar: The excavators and JCB’s have stopped short before many temples that surround the Lingaraj complex.  While extensive damage has been done to the many heritage structures of the Old Town, the administration has not demolished a single temple, big or small, till now. However, the iconic Ganesh temple called as the Budha Ganesh (Old […]

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Bhutanese delegation visits Odisha’s Buddhist sites

Bhubaneswar: Former national speaker of Bhutan Parliament and former president of Mahabodhi Society of India, Dasho Passang Dorji, along with two monks visited the Buddhist sites of Ratnagiri, Lalitagiri and Udayagiri on Tuesday. He was accompanied by the Venerable Ugyen Tenzin, Chief Secretary of the Chief Abbot of Bhutan and Venerable Pema Dorji, Personal Secretary […]

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INTACH celebrates 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Bhubaneswar: On the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, INTACH, Bhubaneswar chapter organised a public lecture on Mahatma Gandhi’s life and philosophy on Wednesday. A book titled “Jagaran” written by former DGP Amiya Bhusan Tripathy was also released on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, the author said that the tributes being paid […]

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Pandit Raghunath Rath’s son donates 2,500 books to National Archives of India

Bhubaneswar: On the first death anniversary of eminent tribal scholar and Kui exponent, Pandit Raghunath Rath, his son handed over his precious and valuable collection of 2,500 books and journals to the National Archives of India’s Bhubaneswar Record Centre on Sunday here. The books were handed over to Dr T Hussain, Deputy Director of Archives […]

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Anil Dhir’s new book ‘The Prachi Valley’ released

Bhubaneswar:  Former Supreme Court Chief Justice Dipak Misra on Tuesday released a volume titled “The Prachi Valley”, written by noted historian and researcher Anil Dhir. The book is a detailed documentation of the monuments of this rich heritage site of the State. The Indian National trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) Bhubaneswar chapter had […]

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