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Elderly man dies after jumping into wife’s funeral pyre in Odisha

Bhubaneswar | Nilamani Sabar, an elderly man from Odisha’s Kalahandi district, died after jumping into the funeral pyre of his wife, the police said on Wednesday. The shocking incident occured at Sialjodi village under the Golamunda block of Kalahandi district. According to the locals, Raibari Sabar (60), the wife of Nilamani Sabar aged around 70 years, […]

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Rath Yatra 2021: Annual procession of Lord Jagannath, siblings begins

Bhubaneswar | Amid the Covid-19 restrictions Rath Yatra 2021 began on Monday at the famous Lord Jagannath temple in Puri, Odisha. Lord Jagannath and his siblings were placed in their chariots after performing ‘pahandi’ rituals. With chants of “Hari Bol” and “Jai Jagannath” the three deities — Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra — came […]