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India’s largest science event kicks off Tuesday


January 2nd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 2 (IANS) More than 15,000 delegates including scientists and students, talks by Nobel laureates and sessions on innovation, technology and research -- all these and more are ... Read more...

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Santa in sand, courtesy Odisha artist (With Image)


December 25th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Puri (Odisha), Dec 25 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a 35-ft-high sand image of a huge Santa Claus on a beach here on the occasion of Christmas and ... Read more...

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Tribute to 26/11 victims - sculpted in sand (With Image)


November 26th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Puri, Nov 26 (IANS) It's a sand sculpture depicting the famous Gateway of India encapsulated in two huge open palms, and it was here that hundreds of tourists and residents Friday paid ... Read more...

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Orissa sand artist creates sculpture of Obama ahead of his India visit


November 5th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Puri, Nov 5 (ANI): Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik displayed a sculptor of US President Barack Obama at Puri beach as a mark of respect to the US President, who ... Read more...

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Sand sculpture in Orissa for Obama


November 4th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 4 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Thursday created a sand sculpture of US President Barack Obama on a beach in Orissa to welcome him to India, the artist said.Obama ... Read more...

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Woman dies in stampede during Jagannath Rath Yatra (Lead)


July 13th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Puri (Orissa), July 13 (IANS) A woman devotee was killed and two people were injured in a stampede Tuesday during the annual Jagannath Rath Yatra (chariot festival), for which eight lakh people ... Read more...

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Noted sand sculptor creates replica of Jagannath chariot festival in Puri


July 13th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
Puri (Orissa), July 13 (ANI): Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik toiled hard to create eye-catching sculpture of the Jagannath 'Rath Yatra'.Pattnaik created a five-feet-high sand sculpture using coloured sand, which included Lord ... Read more...

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Sand artist wins gold in Moscow for Raj Kapoor sculpture


May 6th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 6 (IANS) Orissa-based sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won a gold medal in the 'People's Choice' category in Moscow for his sand sculpture on Bollywood legend Raj Kapoor. Pattnaik told IANS ... Read more...

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Sand image on Orissa beach to congratulate Obama (With Images)


October 10th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 10 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Saturday created a four-foot high sand sculpture on Orissa's Puri beach to congratulate US President Barack Obama on winning the Nobel Peace Prize. Pattnaik ... Read more...

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7-feet high sand sculpture in Orissa highlights problem of global warming


September 24th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
Puri, Sep 24(ANI): World-renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has sculpted a 7-feet high sand sculpture of goddess Durga and a burning globe on the Puri beach to draw attention to global warming. ... Read more...

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9/11 victims given sandy tribute on 8th anniversary


September 11th, 2009 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 11 (IANS) On the eighth anniversary of the World Trade Centre (WTC) attacks, the victims have been given a sandy tribute by sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Orissa's Puri beach. ... Read more...

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Sand artist Patnaik pays tribute to ‘King of Pop’ Michael Jackson


June 27th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada Lahangir Puri, June 27 (ANI): Noted sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik immortalised 'King of Pop' Michael Jackson in sand on the scenic beaches of Puri, Orissa. As tribute to the legendary singer, ... Read more...

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Million devotees brave scorching heat for Puri chariot festival (Lead) (With Image)


June 24th, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Puri, June 24 (IANS) Nearly one million devotees, braving the scorching heat, gathered in Puri town of Orissa to join the annual 11-day "rath yatra" (chariot festival) of Lord Jagannath, which began ... Read more...

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Devotees brave scorching heat for Puri chariot festival (With Image)


June 24th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Puri, June 24 (IANS) Nearly 300,000 devotees, braving the scorching heat, gathered in Puri town of Orissa to have a glimpse of lord Jagannath at an 11-day Rath Yatra (chariot festival) which ... Read more...

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Orissa sculptor wins award in South Korea


May 29th, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 29 (IANS) Orissa's Sudarsan Patnaik Friday won an award in South Korea for his sand sculpture on the threat of nuclear war. "I created a 15-feet high sand sculpture 'Stop Nuclear ... Read more...

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Sculpted Lord Jagannath reappears on Puri beach


July 3rd, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada Lahangir Puri (Orissa), July 3 (ANI): Noted Sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik has sculpted a statue of Lord Jagannath on the Puri beach here ahead of the chariot festival better known ... Read more...

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Orissa sand artist bags top prize in Berlin


June 13th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 13 (IANS) Orissa sand artist Sudarsan Patnaik has won the first prize for his sculpture on global warming at the United Sand Festivals (USF) World Double Championship in Berlin. "I ... Read more...

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Sand Artist highlights Global Warming threat


March 27th, 2008 - 10:09 pm ICT by admin
Puri, Mar 27 (ANI): Non Government Organisation, Green peace joins hands with India's acclaimed sand artist to highlight the threat of global warming to the country's heritage sites in Orissa. Internationally acclaimed ... Read more...

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