Tag: Anniversary

Pancham da's 79th anniversary: Compositions that still rule our hearts

Mumbai: Legendary musician R D Burman who passed away in the year 1994 would have turned 79 today but even more than two decades after his demise his compositions continue to rule our hearts. Fondly known as Pancham Da, he graced the Indian film industry over many years. Known for his knack for experimentation with […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
 ‘Paika Academy’ to be proposed during Paika Rebellion's 200th year celebration

Bhubaneswar: The Paikas of Khurda will put forth their proposal before Centre to set up a ‘Paika Academy’ in State at a special function on July 20 in Delhi marking the 200th anniversary of Khurda Paika Rebellion. “The Paikas will be felicitated at the function there. We will also reiterate our demand to set up […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
pradeep Purohit
Odisha BJP to highlight Centre’s achievements in villages

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: On completion of three years of the Narendra Modi-led government, the Odisha BJP has decided to shift its focus on rural areas to strengthen its position in the state. Eleven party leaders from the state including spokesperson Golak Mohapatra, Pradeep Purohit, Pratap Sarangi and others on Sunday attended a meeting chaired by Amit […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
BJD govt's 3rd innings, 4th term: more brickbats, no signs of bouquets

Bhubaneswar: Even as the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) celebrated completion of three  years in government for the  fourth consecutive term, Opposition Congress and BJP today left no stone unturned to raise fingers at the regional party stating that it has failed on all fronts. The Congress alleged the State is still backward in development […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
BJD lacks political vision: MP Tathagat

Bhubaneswar: Days after he got into a twitter war with his party colleague creating ripples in the political sphere, BJD MP Tathagat Satpathy today once again came down heavily on some leaders highlighting  the loopholes in the party to counter rivals. He, however, patted party supremo Naveen Patnaik during his short speech in a party […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Naveen Patnaik
At Least For Now, It’s Advantage Naveen

As the Naveen Patnaik government completes three years of its fourth term in office, the point to ponder is whether it has done enough in these three years to lay the foundation for an unprecedented fifth successive innings. To put it another way, has the combined Opposition done enough to chisel away at the BJD’s […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Amitabh Bachchan reveals how 'Don' got its title

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has shared the story behind the title of his 1978 blockbuster “Don”, saying that many industry veterans were not happy with the choice of the film’s name. On Sunday, the 76-year-old actor celebrated the 41st anniversary of the release of “Don”, which is one of the most popular characters essayed by […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021