Daily Archives: February 20, 2012

Odisha celebrates Maha Shivaratri with traditional fervour

Hindu devotees are celebrating the festival of Mahashivaratri with traditional religious fervour across Odisha on Monday. More than a lakh devotees thronged to the  11th century Lingaraj temple on Monday to observe Mahashivratri.  Devotees across Odisha kept a fast and queued up to pray at temples dedicated to Hindu god Shiva on the festival of

Congress, BJD claim victory for same seat

Utter chaos prevails in the district with both the BJD and Congress claiming victory in Dhankauda zone II. While the Congress on Friday affirmed that its candidate Antaryami Bag has won from Dhankauda zone II, the BJD has already begun celebrating its victory in the polls claiming victory of its candidate, Udhaba Barik from the