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Odisha CM Unveils Shree Mandir Parikrama Prakalpa (SMPP)

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik recently unveiled the Shree Mandir Parikrama Prakalpa (SMPP), a large development project around Puri’s 12th century Shree Jagannath Temple. The project aims to transform Puri into a world-class heritage destination for pilgrims. Multi-Zone Development The ..

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Marginal Rise in Saltwater Crocodiles of Odisha’s Bhitarkanika National Park

The population of saltwater or estuarine crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) in Odisha’s Bhitarkanika National Park has seen a slight increase, numbering 1,811 as per the 2024 census. This is up from 1,793 crocodiles counted last year through an extensive survey effort. ..

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Boita Bandana: Commemorating Odisha’s Maritime Heritage

People in Odisha celebrated Boita Bandana, a boat festival marking the maritime glory of the region. This annual observance takes place on Kartik Purnima, the full moon day in the holy month of Kartik, usually falling in October or November. ..

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Union Minister Inaugurates International Seminar in Bhubaneswar

Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, kicked off the two-day ‘International Seminar on Santha Kavi Bhima Bhoi and the Legacy of Mahima Cult’ in Bhubaneswar today. The event, organized by a collaboration between the ..

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Odisha Government’s LAccMI Scheme

The Odisha Cabinet, led by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, has granted approval for the ‘Location Accessible Multi-modal Initiative (LAccMI)’ scheme, aimed at establishing a sustainable, affordable, and safe transportation network for passengers and goods across the state. This initiative seeks ..

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Scrub Typhus Claims Lives in Odisha’s Bargarh District

Officials in Odisha’s Bargarh district have confirmed at least five deaths due to scrub typhus infections in recent weeks, with four others testing positive for the disease. Two of the deceased were from the Sohela block, while one each was ..

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