Rath Yatra held in Puri amid shutdown


Odisha Channel Bureau PURI: The annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath was held in Puri amid complete shutdown in this coastal Odisha district on Tuesday without public attendance to avoid spread of coronavirus infection. The Rath Yatra was conducted after   Read More

June 23, 2020

Rath Yatra to be held in Puri without congregation of devotees


Odisha Channel Bureau BHUBANESWAR: The annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath will be held in Puri on Tuesday without congregation of devotees in view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Odisha government swung into action to conduct of the Rath   Read More

June 22, 2020

COVID-19: Odisha crosses 5,000-mark with 304 new cases


Odisha Channel Bureau BHUBANESWAR: Odisha crossed the 5,000 mark of COVID-19 cases with the highest ever single day spike of 304 cases on June 21, taking the State’s total to 5,160. Of the 304 new cases, 272 were detected in   Read More

June 21, 2020

Odisha declares COVID-19 a disaster


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Odisha Cabinet on Friday declared COVID-19 as a ‘disaster’ for the State under the provisions of Disaster Management Act, 2005 to adequately empower public officials to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus outbreak. Informing the   Read More

March 13, 2020

BYOFF set to begin on Puri beach


Odisha Channel Bureau Puri: The stage is once again set for the Bring Your Own Film Festival (BYOFF). The festival will be inaugurated on Friday (February21) and continue till February 21. It is held every year at Pink House Hotel   Read More

February 20, 2020

Odisha ecotourism project attracts nature lovers, conservationists; benefits reach local communities


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: Satkosia Sands Resort at Badmul an Ecotourism project in Satkosia Tiger Reserve has earned revenue of Rs. 1 crore by second week of February this year. The ecotourism project started in the year 2016 with three   Read More

February 20, 2020

Odisha to carry out survey of backward classes


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: In order to bring about a meaningful and comprehensive development for the people belonging to backward classes in the State, Odisha government will conduct a survey of social and educational conditions of the people belonging to   Read More

February 18, 2020

Odisha Tourism’s digital initiative featured by Adobe


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: The success story of Odisha’s Digital Presence has been captured as a Prime Tourism and e-Gov Use case by Adobe. Recognising a one of a kind implementation of the Adobe stack in the Government & Public   Read More

February 15, 2020

Odisha turning into a haven for idol smugglers


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) held its annual conference of its State Conveners here on Friday. Speaking at the occasion, the Conveners from different chapters expressed their grave concerns on the   Read More

February 15, 2020

JDCA’s international film festival on art and artists concludes


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: The final day of JD Centre of Art’s 13th International Film Festival on Art & Artists opened with the unique and contemplative film, Human’s Musics here on Sunday. A specially re-edited version of Human (2015), the   Read More

February 10, 2020

Odisha police recover arms and ammunition from Malkangiri


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: In a major jolt to the subversive designs of the Maoists in Malkangiri district, security personnel have recovered and seized huge quantity of Maoists arms, ammunition, equipment and gadgets. Giving this information to the media here   Read More

February 7, 2020

Film festival on art & artists begins today


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: The 13th International Film Festival on Art & Artists is set to begin at the IDCOL Auditorium of the city today (Friday). The three-day festival, being organised by the JD Centre of Art (JDCA) in partnership   Read More

February 7, 2020

Odisha Chief Minister launches online property tax module


Odisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar: In an effort to shape a major 5T target in urban administration with greater transparency and efficiency, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on launched the online property tax module here on Monday. The module will facilitate   Read More

January 20, 2020


Sand sculpture of Lord Jagannath

A sand sculpture of Lord Jagannath by Sudarsan Pattnaik on Puri beach on the occasion of Rath Yatra.


Egret building nest

An egret busy building its nest as monsoon arrives in Bhubaneswar.


Solar eclipse

Solar eclipse as seen under heavy cloud cover in Bhubaneswar on Sunday.


Happy Father’s Day

Sudarsan Pattnaik stresses use of masks in his sand art on Puri beach on the occasion of Father’s Day


Combating coronavirus

Naveen Patnaik and other leaders washing their hands to show how to prevent spread of coronavirus.


Happy Republic Day

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik craved the sand sculpture on Puri beach to mark the 71st Republic Day.


Welcome to Odisha

A sand art by Sudarsan Pattnaik with the message `Welcome to Odisha’ at Puri beach.


Save forest, save elephant

Save forest, save elephant: Sudarsan Pattnaik’s sand art on human-animal conflict at Puri beach.

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