Daily Archives: June 3, 2012

Gandhamardhan Parvat

It is learnt that when the great disciple of Ramachandra in Ramayan the Great Epics of India , the great hero Hanuman was flying with Giri Gandhamardhan means the Great Mountain called Gandhamardhan from Himalayan Range which one was full of medicinal plants and was required for the treatment of Laxman, who was at death

Harishankar, A hindu Pilgrimage

Harishankar is located on the southern side of Gandhamardhan hills in Balangir. It is 165 km from Sambalpur, 81 Km from Balangir.  The Harishankar dazzles with a series of bewitching waterfalls cascading on the hillslopes. Sri Sri Harishankar Devasthana, in India, is on the slopes of the beautiful Gandhamardhan hills , Orissa. It is popular

Averted a Train accident in Dhutra, jharsuguda

A major train accident was averted on a diverted train Bangalore – Ghuwahati (12509) when a tree fell on the high tension wire which caused this train to stop for 2 hours. This train was coming from Bangalore via Vishakhapatnam. This incident occurred inbetween Dhutra – Jharsuguda Railway station. This Train was heading towards Ghuwahati

Pakhala Bhat

Pakhala Bhat is an Oriya term for an Indian food consisting of cooked rice washed or little fermented in water. The liquid part is known as Torani. It is popular in Orissa, Bengal, Assam, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. The Bengali name for this dish is Panta Bhat. Eating pakhal has been recommended to prevent heat stroke

Basi Bhat

Basi Bhat  is made by soaking cooked rice in water overnight in a earthen pot.   Care must be taken to cover the dish during the long soaking to avoid contamination. In the morning, the soaked rice is usually eaten with salt, lime and green chili, anything roasted like alu bhaja, jhuri(small fish), sukhua, tamator chitka, hedua