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Sandy tribute to Nelson Mandela on Puri beach
Bhubaneswar, Dec 6 : Well known sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Friday created a sculpture of Nelson Mandela on the Puri beach in Odisha to pay tribute to the anti-apartheid icon who died Thursday at the age of 95. A large number of tourists and residents gathered on the beach to lay flowers near the five foot high sculpture Pattnaik created in about ... (more)
Fri Dec 06, 2013
When Nelson Mandela was visiting India in 1995 as chief guest during the Republic Day parade, the South African government had only two advance requests.
New York Daily News
Photos of the day from around the world: December 6
Tourists offer floral tributes near a sand sculpture of Nelson Mandela on a beach in Puri, India, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.
Steven Speilberg, Sharon Stone, Richard Gere, Hollywood
Over the years, there has been a paradigm shift in its attitude towards the country.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
French tourist booked for allegedly sexually abusing children - Indiatalkies.com
Bhubaneswar, Dec 5: Police have registered a case against a French tourist for allegedly sexually abusing a group of children in Odisha's beach town of Puri, an official said Thursday.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Puri threat to ASI
Bhubaneswar, Dec. 1: Jagannath temple authorities have threatened to move court against the Archaeological Survey of India for its alleged tardiness in repairing the Puri shrine.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Girls set to leave mark on sand
Bhubaneswar, Nov. 30: This gang of girls would be armed with shovels, buckets and an odd assortment of tools as they set out of home tomorrow morning to leave their fingerprints on the sands of time.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The Case of the Love Commandos
The delightful Vish Puri of India's Most Private Investigations Ltd. returns in THE CASE OF THE LOVE COMMANDOS , a respectable addition to the series canon of author Tarquin Hall.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
The Indian Express
Delhi Assembly polls: Why is a Tamil party seeking votes in Delhi? Ask the Captain
In Wazirpur, Ishvari Devi, a 30-year-old resident of the slum, has been chosen as the DMDK candidate.
Naveena s missive
Bhubaneswar, Nov. 27: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today wrote to the minister of railways Mallikarjun Kharge urging him to approve a proposal to construct a 1.3-km track on the Puri-Khurda route for Rs 16.87 crore.
NHRC seeks fresh report on birth control surgeries - Indiatalkies.com
Bhubaneswar, Nov 27: The National Human Rights Commission asked Odisha to submit a fresh report in six weeks on the alleged irregularities in a family planning operation camp held in Puri district in February, a petitioner said Wednesday.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
India's puppeteers struggle to survive
As the authorities plan to relocate a colony of puppet makers in the Indian capital, Delhi, its few thousand residents tell BBC's Akanksha Saxena why life is a daily struggle for them.
The Times of India
Coastal districts of Andhra all set to tackle Lehar
Indian fishermen move boats away from the coast following a cyclone warning in Puri, 67 kilometers away from Bhubaneswar.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Lehar alert in ten districts
Bhubaneswar, Nov. 25: The Odisha government today put 10 districts on high alert as the state, yet to recover fully from the impact of Phailin, braced for yet another cyclonic storm heading towards it.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Hollywood calling Juhi
The film, based on American writer Richard C Morais' book of the same name, is about an Indian chef who makes his mark in the haute cuisine of France.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
San Juan Islander
What's "hygge" got to do with series fiction?
As we head into autumn and winter, I think about the books I will be reading as a piece in the pie toward achieving that Danish sense of "hygge" or cozy to get through our long, dark evenings.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Odisha celebrates glorious maritime past - Indiatalkies.com
Bhubaneswar, Nov 17: Miniature decorated boats made of banana barks, cork and paper were set out by the people of Odisha in ponds, rivers and the sea Sunday, in a traditional celebration of the state's maritime history, officials said.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Read and board right bus
Bhubaneswar, Nov. 15: City bus route information will now come in handy in the shape of signs at bus stops.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Tagore's 'Sand Sculpture' unveiled in Puri
Bhubaneshwar, Nov 13 : The Embassy of Sweden marked the centenary of Rabindranath Tagore's Nobel Prize in Literature by unveiling a sand sculpture of Gurudev on the beaches of Puri on the eve of the day when his Nobel prize was announced a 100 years ago.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Manjeev Puri is new Indian envoy to Belgium, EU - Indiatalkies.com
New Delhi, Nov 12: Manjeev Singh Puri, India's Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, has been appointed the next ambassador to Belgium, it was announced Tuesday.