Youngsters celebrate Nabakalebara Rath Yatra

Bhubaneswar: The first Nabakalebara of the millennium was also the first for many youngsters. Thegennext did not miss the chance of being a part of the mega festival and...

Nabakalebara turns rath wheels, decor into gold

By Ashok Pradhan Bhubaneswar: Wooden components of chariots used in last year's Rath Yatra are selling like hot 'khajas' in this holy town as the Nabakalebara hype grows bigger...

Lord Jagannatha’s original journey

BHUBANESHWAR: The idea of a 'yatra' or journey is intrinsic to the Sanskrit word Rath, which is formed by adding the suffix 'kathan' to the root word 'ram'. Translated...

Thick security for Puri Rath Yatra

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has made unprecedented security arrangements for coming Saturday’s Rath Yatra or the Car festival in the temple town of Puri. The annual religious event is...