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Tag: Birth Anniversary

Nandini Satapathy's statue near Raj Bhawan, Bhubaneswar
Odisha remembers ‘Iron Lady’ Nandini Satapathy on her 91st birth anniversary

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.

President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi Pay Tributes To Subhas Chandra Bose On His Birth Anniversary
President Kovind, PM Modi Pay Tributes To Subhas Chandra Bose On His Birth Anniversary

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 125th birth anniversary on Saturday. The President took to twitter to pay his tributes and said, “Netaji is one of our most beloved national heroes who made extraordinary contribution to India’s freedom struggle. […]

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Some Lesser Known Facets Of Swami Vivekananda

Bhubaneswar: Swami Vivekananda was one of the most influential monks of all times. Swamiji is always remembered as an inspiration to mankind. His contribution in catapulting the Indian culture on world panorama is priceless. He spread the words of humanity and brotherhood among all men and women and called for global integrity through spiritual upliftment. […]

PM Narendra Modi Pays Tributes To Sardar Patel At Statue Of Unity

Kevadiya: Oct 31 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid floral tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, India’s first home minister, at the 182-meter tall Statue of Unity here on his 145th birth anniversary. Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary is being celebrated as ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ (National Unity Day) since 2014. India pays homage to Sardar Patel. […]

President, VP, Shah Pay Tributes To Sardar Patel On Birth Anniversary

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Home Minister Amit Shah paid floral tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary on Saturday, which is observed as the “National Unity Day”. The Governor General Shri C. Rajagopalachari with Deputy Prime Minister of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at the Government […]

Nation Pays Tribute To Subhas Chandra Bose On His 123rd Birth Anniversary

New Delhi: The nation joined in to pay tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 123rd birth anniversary today. President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. President Ram Nath Kovind in his tweet called Netaji “one of our most beloved national […]

On Birth Anniversary, Mahatma To 'Return To Life' At UNESCO

New Delhi: Mahatma Gandhi is ‘set to return to life’ in the form of a hologram at UNESCO Paris to mark the International Day of Non Violence 2019. The life size 3D hologram will “address audience” to explain the Mahatma’s philosophy in a life-like audio visual medium. The 3D hologram will feature in the Ahimsa […]

PM Modi, Top Congress Leaders Pay Tributes To Rajiv Gandhi On His Birth Anniversary

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and top Congress leaders, including party president Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, and former president Pranab Mukherjee, paid tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniversary on Tuesday. “Tributes to our former PM Shri Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary,” Modi tweeted. At a prayer meeting […]

Air India inducts aircraft with Gandhiji's logo

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 […]

Odisha celebrates birth anniversaries of Netaji & Veer Surendra Sai

Sambalpur/Cuttack: A host of events were organised in several places across Odisha today to celebrate the birth anniversaries of iconic leaders and freedom fighters Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and Veer Surendra Sai. Various programmes were organised at Janakinath Bhawan, Netaji’s birthplace-turned museum in Odia Bazar area of Cuttack to mark his 122nd birth anniversary. The […]

PM releases Rs 100 coin in memory of Atal Bihari Vajpayee

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 […]

President, PM pay tributes to Maulana Azad on his birth anniversary

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. […]

Artists to pay 'live tribute' on Gandhiji's 150th anniversary

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 […]

Google Doodle remembers Raja Ram Mohan Roy on his 246th birthday

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 […]

UN celebrates Ambedkar's legacy 'fighting inequality, inspiring inclusion'

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 […]

Google Doodle remembers activist Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay

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 […]

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Modi pays tribute to Lala Lajpat Rai on his birth anniversary

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 […]

Google remembers Homai Vyarawalla, India's 1st woman photojournalist

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 […]

Book on Kalam's inspirational words released

New Delhi: An illustrative book containing inspiring words of Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was released online on Sunday by Indian women cricket team captain Mithali Raj on the 86th birth anniversary of the former President. Titled “Dreamnation: Uniting a Country with Handwritten Dreams”, the book includes a collection of 200-plus handcrafted and handwritten postcards from […]

Google remembers Begum Akhtar through doodle

New Delhi: Google marked the 103rd birth anniversary of “Mallika-e-Ghazal” Begum Akhtar on Saturday by dedicating a special doodle to her. Born as Akhtari Bai Faizabadi, the ghazal queen is seen in the doodle sitting gracefully with a sitar with a few admirers around her. She was born in 1914 in Faizabad in what is now […]

Malati Choudhury's 113th Birth Anniversary celebrated, SSWB pays rich tribute

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 […]

Modi pays tributes to Biju Patnaik

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to Biju Patnaik on his birth anniversary and acknowledged his diligence with which he served the society. “On his birth anniversary, I pay my tributes to the beloved Biju Babu. He served society with diligence and positively impacted many lives,” Modi tweeted. Patnaik, also known […]

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Odisha remembers Netaji, Veer Surendra Sai

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 […]

Odisha remembers Madhu Babu on his birth anniversary

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 […]