Bhubaneswar, also spelt as Bhubaneshwar i/ˌbʊbəˈnʃwər/ (Odia: ଭୁବନେଶ୍ୱର), is the capital of the Indian state of Odisha. The city has a history of over 3,000 years starting with the Mahamegha-bahana Chedi dynasty (around the 2nd century BCE) which had its capital at Sisupalgarh, nearby. Bhubaneswar, derived its name from Tribhubaneswar, which literally means the Lord (Eeswar) of the Three World (Tribhuban), which refers to Shiva. Bhubaneswar has been known by names such as Toshali, Kalinga Nagari, Nagar Kalinga, Chakra Kshetra, Ekamra Kanan, Ekamra Kshetra and Mandira Malini Nagari ("City of Temples"). It is the largest city in Odisha and is a centre of economic and religious importance in Eastern India.

With many Hindu temples, which span the entire spectrum of Kalinga architecture, Bhubaneswar is often referred to as a 'Temple City of India' and with Puri and Konark it forms the Swarna Tribhuja ("Golden Triangle"), one of eastern India's most visited destinations.

Bhubaneswar replaced Cuttack as the capital in 1948, the year after India gained its independence from Britain. The modern city was designed by the German architect Otto Königsberger in 1946. Along with Jamshedpur and Chandigarh, it was one of modern India's first planned cities. Bhubaneswar and Cuttack are often referred to as the 'twin cities of Odisha'. The metropolitan area formed by the two cities had a population of 1.7 million in 2011. Bhubaneswar is categorised as a Tier-2 city. An emerging information technology (IT) and education hub, Bhubaneswar is one of the country's fastest-developing cities.

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Bhubaneswar, Aug 5 . The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested four persons, including a chief mechanical engineer of Paradip Port Trust,. Read More. .......

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ED takes Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee to AIIMS-Bhubaneshwar

The Times of India 25 Jul 2022
KOLKATA ... Chatterjee has been asked to appear for the PMLA court hearing online ... The air ambulance reached the Biju Patnaik International airport around 10.15am and within 20 minutes Chatterjee covered the 9.7km distance in another ambulance to reach AIIMS at Sijua in Bhubaneshwar’s Patrapada ... Start a Conversation. ....

Odia actor, wife, co-actor fight on Bhubaneswar street, video goes viral

TeluguStop 23 Jul 2022
Bhubaneswar, July 23 . In a shocking but embarrassing incident, Odia actor Babusan Mohanty, his wife, and co-actor Prakruti Mishra got into an ug. Read More. .......

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