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Utkal Divas

After BJD, BJP announces its own youth mobilisation programme

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today announced a new programme - 'Nua Odisha Nirman Abhiyan' which is seen as a  countermeasure to 'Biju Yuva Vahini' programme of the ruling Biju Janta Dal (BJD) in State.…

Poacher arrested while hunting inside Chandaka

Bhubaneswar: Forest officials arrested a person on charges of poaching deer inside Chandaka wildlife sanctuary on the outskirts of capital city here on eve of Utkal Divas. As per sources, the arrestee identified as Jyotiranjan Mohanty, a…

Odissi, Hindustani `jugalbandi’ at Music in Park programme

Bhubaneswar: In a musical ``jugalbandi ‘’ of a unique kind, at the beautifully decorated IG Park on the eve of Utkal Divas, Odia classical songs were appreciated by the connoisseurs of classical music as the students of Utkal Sangeet…

Odisha celebrates ‘Utkal Divas’

Bhubaneswar: Today Odisha is celebrating 81 years of its foundation. Celebrations to mark the day also known as 'Utkal Divas' are being organised at various places across the State. On April 1, 1936, Odisha was formed as an independent…

Many central projects to be launched on Utkal Divas: BJP

Bhubaneswar: BJP today said that a host of projects including setting up of a Rs 200 crore international centre for Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) would be unveiled in Odisha on its foundation day, 'Utkal Divas', on April 1. The centre,…

Odisha celebrates Utkal Dibasa

Bhubaneswar: Odia communities across the country and abroad on Friday celebrated Utkal Divas to mark the formation of Odisha state on linguistic basis in 1936. The foundation day of Odisha is celebrated across the state on April 1 every…