Jagannath temple

Jagannath Temple Administration tested 7,554 samples, 4 sevayats found COVID-19 positive

The servitors who tested positive in the first and second rounds have recovered.

published on : 17th July 2020

Bathing ceremony of Lord Jagannath held in Puri amid COVID-19 precautions, no devotees allowed

37 platoons of police personnel along with 150 officers were deployed. All five entry points to city were sealed while section 144 of the IPC was clamped around the temple.

published on : 5th June 2020

Lockdown: Television darshan relief for Jagannath devotees as Trinity’s Snana Yatra to be telecasted

Chief Administrator of SJTA Krishan Kumar has urged Secretary of I&PR department to make necessary arrangements for the live telecast and webcast of the rituals.

published on : 30th May 2020

Crisis-hit Yes Bank returns Lord Jagannath's Rs 398 crore

The remaining interest till March 19, 2020 has been remitted along with the principal amount of Rs 389 crore.

published on : 19th March 2020

Odisha's Jagannath temple goes on control mode to brace for coronavirus 

Though the attendance of devotees was low on the day, those visiting the 12th-century shrine had to fill up the mandatory declaration forms before being allowed inside the temple premises.

published on : 17th March 2020

House panel formed to probe Puri's Jagannath temple fund in Yes Bank

The Speaker announced the names of the committee members before adjourning the House till March 29 in view of the coronavirus scare.

published on : 14th March 2020

Odisha government moves Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to release  SJTA funds

“Various funds related to the temple, foundation and corpus are being managed by the Managing Committee of the Jagannath temple.

published on : 9th March 2020

Jagannath Temple Administration said withdraw, finance panel spiked it

Documents available with ‘The Express’ show that on January 13, Deputy Administrator (Finance) of SJTA wrote to Yes Bank, Puri to close the term deposits in six accounts.

published on : 9th March 2020

Exempt tax on land donated for Jagannath heritage project : BJD

The MPs who met Sitharaman are BJD Rajya Sabha members Prasanna Acharya, Amar Patnaik and Sasmit Patra and Kendrapara Lok Sabha member Anubhav Mohanty.

published on : 12th February 2020

Year of highs and lows for Puri

Puri made headlines throughout the year - the second half being most eventful - for reasons both good and bad. Rajkumar Mohanty gets the details

published on : 29th December 2019

Archaeological Survey of  India DG inspects Natamandap of Jagannath temple repair work

The High Court has also directed the ASI to complete all repair work of Natamandap within four months.

published on : 24th December 2019

Archaeological Survey of  India DG seeks 4 months for Jagannath temple’ repair

She stated in Court that by then a workshop on conservation of the Jagamohan of the Sun Temple would be organised.

published on : 24th December 2019

60,426 acre land in Lord’s name in Odisha: Minister

The Lord also owns gold and silver ornaments which are in Ratna Bhandar.

published on : 27th November 2019

Odisha government sanctions Rs 40 crore for land acquisition around Jagannath Temple

Odisha CM approved housing project worth Rs 95 crore for rehabilitation of the displaced people from security zone of Jagannath Temple.

published on : 2nd October 2019