Sri Jagannath Temple

Youth shot dead near Sri Jagannath Temple

At about 8 pm, the miscreant opened fire at the victim, later identified as Sibaram Patra, in front of Kakudikhai Temple.

published on : 25th May 2022

Youth climbs atop Natamandap of Sri Jagannath temple, apprehended

Police personnel and servitors of Sri Jagannath temple caught a youth who was climbing onto the Natamandap of Srimandir on Monday.

published on : 17th May 2022

Puri King voices support for heritage corridor plan

Says there is no threat to Srimandir and the 12th century shrine is safe

published on : 26th April 2022

‘Centre and State should work in concert for heritage corridor’

A 21-member Parliamentary Standing Committee on Culture, Tourism and Transport led by TG Venkatesh on Thursday visited the Sri Jagannath Temple and had darshan of the holy Trinity. 

published on : 22nd April 2022

Government to form house panel on Srimandir project

Opposition BJP, Congress members created ruckus over impact of construction work on the shrine

published on : 30th March 2022

No vax, RT-PCR report for Srimandir entry from Feb 21

Decision on allowing devotees into the shrine for witnessing ‘mangal arati’ will be taken later 

published on : 15th February 2022

Srimandir to open doors for devotees on February 1

Sri Jagannath temple will remain open for devotees from 5.30 am till 9 pm except for Sunday.

published on : 29th January 2022

Over 50,000 devotees visit Srimandir, containment zone returns to Puri

As many as 10 mobile squads have been engaged in inspecting hotels, restaurants, guesthouses and dharmashalas to ensure strict adherence to the SOP on Covid-19.

published on : 4th January 2022

Government must suitably compensate Puri traders: MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnaik

These are challenging times for local traders, both small and medium who are also suffering due to onslaught of multinational companies dealing in consumer goods. 

published on : 20th December 2021

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik hails historic day as Srimandir project gets rolling

The Srimandir Parikrama project will be undertaken at an estimated cost of Rs 331.28 crore and will see the construction of various amenities and infrastructure along the temple boundary.

published on : 25th November 2021

Parikrama project ‘shilanyas’ today

Estimated at Rs 331.28 crore, the project includes a seven-lane-wide pathway for devotees and a separate lane for the deities around the Meghanad Prachir of the temple.

published on : 24th November 2021

Srimandir of Odisha's Jagannath temple opens for devotees on Kumar Purnima after a year's gap

As per tradition, the ritual of 'Kauri Khela' (dice game), a form of gambling between Lord Jagannath and his consort Mahalaxmi, was performed at the shrine.

published on : 21st October 2021

Sri Jagannath Temple Administration issues new Covid SOP ahead of Diwali

The devotees are required to produce complete vaccination certificate or RT-PCR negative report obtained within 96 hours of visiting the temple.

published on : 17th October 2021

Trinity darshan: Curbs relaxed for devotees

With relaxation of Covid restrictions across the State, the Sri Jagannath temple managing committee finalised a new standard operating procedure (SOP) for devotees on Wednesday.

published on : 9th September 2021

Puri's Srimandir closed for devotees on Janmashtami

Late in the night, birth of Lord Krishna and a complex set of rituals were observed by servitors in the shrine.

published on : 31st August 2021
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