The legendary poet's relatives and villagers are critical of the administration for taking no step to preserve his works for posterity.
The intersection at the banks of the Saryu river has been developed at an estimated cost of Rs 7.9 crore.
A programme was held at her statue near the Raj Bhawan in Bhubaneswar where leaders irrespective of political affiliations congregated to remember her and garland her.
Bhubaneswar: The State Social Welfare Board (SSWB), on Wednesday, organized a National Convention at the KIIT auditorium here in Bhubaneswar to pay tribute to the fearless freedom fighter and founder chairperson of SSWB, Malati Choudhury on her 113th birth anniversary. Women and Child Development Minister Prafulla Samal inaugurated the convention and released a documentary and […]
Cuttack: The people of Odisha celebrated the birth anniversaries of firebrand freedom fighters Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and Veer Surendra Sai. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today offered floral tribute to the firebrand leader and freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at Janakinath Bhawan, his birthplace-turned museum, at Odia Bazar in Cuttack on his 120th birth […]
Cuttack: Rich tributes were paid to Utkal Gaurav Madhusudan Das on his 168th birth anniversary on Thursday. A number of programs have been organised across the state to mark the occasion today. Special programmes have been organised at various places in Cuttack where he spent the better part of his working life. One such programme […]
New Delhi: Air India has started flying with the logo of Mahatma Gandhi to commemorate his 150th birth anniversary later this year. Right now only two aircraft have been painted with the logo of the Father of the Nation on the left side of the fuselage and the rest of its fleet of 163 aircraft […]
New Delhi: A day ahead of the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, his successor Narendra Modi on Monday released a commemorative Rs 100 coin to honour the late leader, who passed away in August. Addressing a gathering at the Parliament House Annexe here, Modi said Vajpayee never compromised on the ideologies […]
New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad on his 130th birth anniversary. “On his birth anniversary, tributes to Maulana Azad, freedom fighter, scholar and India’s first Education Minister. In his honour, we celebrate November 11 as National Education Day,” the President tweeted. […]
Mumbai: Around 150 artists from all over Maharashtra shall converge at the prestigious Sir J.J. School of Arts (SJJSA) to pay a special “live tribute” to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary on October 2, an official said. The programme at the SJJSA campus in south Mumbai will see the artists — all alumni […]
New Delhi: Google on Tuesday celebrated the 246th birth anniversary of renowned social reformer Raja Ram Mohan Roy recognised as the “Father of the Indian Renaissance”, who paved the way for a modern India. Roy was a non-conformist to many a tradition he was born into on this day in 1772, in Radhanagar village in […]
United Nations: Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar’s legacy of fighting inequality and inspiring inclusion around the world was highlighted here at the celebration of his 127th birth anniversary. UN Development Programme Director Achim Steiner said in his keynote address that Ambedkar’s legacy lives on in a remarkable way in the difficult work undertaken in the UN headquarters […]
New Delhi: Search engine giant Google on Tuesday created a special Doodle to mark the 115th birth anniversary of Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay, hailed as a freedom fighter, social activist, actor and promoter of the arts. The Doodle, created by Finland-based Indian artist Parvati Pillai, depicts Chattopadhyay surrounded by many of the cultural objects and practices she […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tribute to freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai on his 152nd birth anniversary. Modi said Lajpat Rai was a courageous leader who dedicated himself towards India’s freedom. “Punjab Kesari Lala Lajpat Rai left an indelible mark on India’s history. We remember him as a righteous and courageous leader […]
Mumbai: Google on Saturday dedicated a special doodle acknowledging Homai Vyarawalla — India’s first woman photojournalist — on her 104th birth anniversary. Vyarawalla, regarded as India’s “first lady of the lens”, is known for her electric images of India’s independence movement and candid shots of the likes of the Dalai Lama, Mahatma Gandhi and Martin […]