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A city of east-central India south of Bhubaneswar. Its temple dedicated to Krishna is a noted pilgrimage center and the site of an important annual religious festival.


Variant of poori.


(ˈpʊəriː; pʊəˈriː)
(Placename) a port in E India, in Odisha (formerly Orissa) on the Bay of Bengal: 12th-century temple of Jagannath. Pop: 157 610 (2001)


(ˈpʊər i, pʊˈri)

a seaport in E Orissa, in E India, on the Bay of Bengal: temple of Krishna; Hindu pilgrimage center. 101,089.
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My days were not days of the week, bearing the stamp of any heathen deity, nor were they minced into hours and fretted by the ticking of a clock; for I lived like the Puri Indians, of whom it is said that "for yesterday, today, and tomorrow they have only one word, and they express the variety of meaning by pointing backward for yesterday forward for tomorrow, and overhead for the passing day.
Summary: Puri (Odisha) [India], Feb 14 (ANI): On the occasion of Valentine's Day, the sea beach at Odisha's Puri has been turned into a beautiful spot for tourists.
Pani puri is a small cracker-like pocket of unleavened bread that's deep-fried and filled with a mixture of tamarind water, potatoes, chickpeas and spices.
A biopic on late actor Om Puri is in the works, says his estranged wife Nandita Puri.
Hardeep Puri, chair of India's Research and Information System for Developing (RIS) Countries, warned that the Philippines should be wary of China-funded projects to avoid falling into the same debt trap that has bedeviled other countries that have received massive Chinese loans and investments such as Laos and Sri Lanka.
Where: Jashn Restaurant Must Eat: Pani Puri Shots What Is It: Every Indian is a fan of the traditional pani puri that is served by our favourite pani puriwallas on the streets.
Om Puri was a powerful actor with a great body of work.
HDFC Bank MD Aditya Puri took a jibe at Paytm and other digital wallets saying they have no future as they don't have enough margins to sustain their businesses.
LAHORE -- Indian Lieutenant General Mohinder Puri on Monday praised Colonel Sher Khan of Pakistan Army who was martyred during Kargil war for his bravery.
30 -- More than 300 residents of Pranayam and other societies in Greater Faridabad organized a mass protest against builder Puri Constructions Ltd.
WITH the stage set for the century's biggest Rath Yatra in Puri, about 67 km from state capital Bhubaneshwar, throngs of pilgrims and tourists arriving in the holy town by trains, buses and other means of transport has the district administration on its toes.
Ask any of the friends of Ratul Puri and they say that, unlike his contemporaries, Puri has the knack for taking calculated risks.