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Tag: Foundation Day

PM Modi
PM To Address National Commission For Women Foundation Day On Jan 31

The State Commissions for Women, Departments of Women and Child Development in state governments, university and college faculty members and students, voluntary organisations, women entrepreneurs and business associations will be a part of the event.

Nandankanan Transformation Master Plan: Odisha Govt Awaits Centre's Nod For 600 Cr Project

Bhubaneswar: Attending the 61st Foundation day of famous Nandankanan Zoological Park here on Tuesday, Odisha Forest and Environment Minister Bikram Keshari Arukha informed that a master plan to transform Nandankanan to a world class zoo in next 20 years at an approximate cost of Rs 600 Crore has already been submitted with the Central Zoo […]

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Odisha: BJD Foundation Day To Focus On Strengthening Party

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of their upcoming Foundation Day on December 26, Naveen Patnaik-led ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) aims at strengthening their party further in the State. According to sources, the party has decided to give more responsibilities to the newly elected members and enroll more members in the grassroots. “A political draft will be prepared […]

Mohun Bagan On New York's Times Square Billboard On Club's Foundation Day

Kolkata: City football giants Mohun Bagan on Wednesday became the country’s first sports entity to feature on NASDAQ billboard in New York’s Times Square, on its foundation day. The Mohun Bagan Day is celebrated every year on July 29 to commemorate the team’s IFA Shield triumph in 1911 when it beat East Yorkshire Regiment 2-1 […]

Nandankanan Zoological Park Celebrates 60th Foundation Day

Bhubaneswar: The 60th Foundation Day of Nandankanan Zoological Park was held today amid fanfare in Bhubaneswar. In a special programme organised at the zoo, director of Nandankanan announced that after the death a lion at the zoo on Saturday, it has been decided that one more lion will be brought from Sri Lanka. As per […]

Congress celebrates 134th Foundation Day

New Delhi: India’s oldest political party, Congress celebrated its 134th Foundation Day on Friday by hoisting the national flag and remembering some of its iconic leaders and freedom fighters. “Over the last 134 years of Congress history, we have stood for justice, equality, non-violence, unity, freedom and, above all, dialogue. For all the years to […]

BJP, Congress plan to target BJD on its foundation day

Bhubaneswar: While the Biju Janata Dal’s (BJD) preparations for its 21st foundation day are on in full swing, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress have chalked out their respective strategies to corner the BJD with the saffron party announcing a ‘Jabab Maguchi Odisha’ (Odisha Seeks Answers) campaign while the Congress has decided to […]

Students boycott CUO foundation day over various issues

Koraput: The students of Central University of Orissa (CUO) in Koraput today boycotted the 10th Foundation Day function and launched protest alleging failure of the authorities in addressing their various long-standing issues. The students gagged their mouths with black clothes and wore black badges as they took out a rally and squatted before venue of […]

Miles covered, miles to go as State Capital turns 70

Bhubaneswar:  Smart City Bhubaneswar today completed its 70th year of foundation with series of  gala events lined up to mark the occasion by government and other voluntary groups. The celebrations, spanning for three days, kicked off to a colourful start with thousands of citizens participating in a special function organized by the State government. Odisha […]

In a first, Cabinet to meet outside State Secretariat tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet meeting will be held outside the Secretariat for the first time in history of Odisha in Puri tomorrow, official sources said. “Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will chair the meeting at Puri Circuit House tomorrow at 11 AM. This is first Cabinet meeting outside Bhubaneswar,” a released issued by Chief Minister’s Office […]

Naveen stresses on coordination among regional parties to strengthen federalism

Bhubaneswar: On the eve of the Biju Janata Dal’s 20th foundation day, party president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said regional parties should have better coordination to strengthen cooperative federalism. “It is important to have coordination among regional parties for strengthening cooperative federalism,” Patnaik told PTI in an interview here. Asked whether the […]

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State BJP celebrates party foundation day in a grand way

Bhubaneswar: The state unit of the BJP celebrated the 38th foundation day of the party in a grand way here today with members gearing up for its two-day national executive meeting scheduled next week. State party chief Basant Panda flagged off the celebrations by hoisting the party flag here at the State headquarters office. Victory […]

Odisha turns 81, identity crisis still haunts border residents

Bhubaneswar/Balasore: Even though Odisha is celebrating its 81st foundation day with much fanfare today in every nook and corner of the country and outside, thousands in the border area of the State are still struggling hard to find their identity even though being Odia by heart, culture and language. Meet Basant Jena of Sankhamedi village […]

Ravenshaw VC Prof Prakash Chandra Sarangi
Ravenshaw College to celebrate 150th Foundation Day on Jan 20

Bhubaneswar: The Ravenshaw College, the first and the oldest college of Odisha, would celebrate its 150th Foundation Day on January 20. The institution would celebrate the event for three days. Talking to media persons, Prof Prakash Chandra Sarangi, vice chancellor of Ravenshaw University said the pristine institution has planned a yearlong activity to celebrate the […]

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Nandankanan Zoo launches online ticketing

Bhubaneswar: On account of the 57th foundation day today, the Nandankanan Zoological Park authorities unveiled a slew of new facilities including online ticketing system to attract more footfalls. The launch of the online ticketing services would allow the visitors to book their tickets by visiting www.nandankanan.org .  As part of this initiative, visitors will be […]

Rishi death: Police may call up BMC Mayor for interrogation

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police, which is investigating into the much-talked-about death of Asutosh Mohanty alias Rishi, an engineering student, today said that they might call BMC Mayor Anant Narayan Jena for interrogation. Sources in the Commissionerate Police said that on the basis of the allegations by the Student Congress, statement by three friends of Rishi […]

Naveen blows Panchayat poll bugle on BJD foundation day

Bhubaneswar: BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik today blew the bugle at the party’s 19th foundation day for the ensuing Panchayat polls in Odisha scheduled in February next year. “All the grassroots workers of BJD including its president are the servants of the people and with this mindset we will go to the people with a message […]

BJD to observe 19th foundation day tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is going to observe its 19th foundation day on Monday even as the regional party is already on the back foot over number of controversial issues including the recent one- Bhubaneswar Mayor’s alleged link with the engineering student Rishi Mohanty’s death. The party leader and workers are waiting for […]

Nalco to ink MoU with Utkal Varsity for infra development

Bhubaneswar: As part of its industry-institution interaction programme, Public Sector Aluminium major Nalco will sign a MoU with Utkal University for all-round development including infrastructure and intellectual development and provide a platform to students, teachers and researchers for their innovative ideas through a dedicated web portal. This was announced by Nalco CMD Tapan Kumar Chand […]

Bhubaneswar celebrates 68th Foundation Day

Bhubaneswar: The state capital Bhubaneswar is celebrating its 68th Foundation Day on Wednesday. To mark the occasion, a parade was organised in front of the state Assembly in which the Speaker of the House Niranjan Pujari took the salute. 13 persons were awarded with Rajdhani Gourav Samman on the occasion. Besides, a picture exhibition has […]

Naveen’s vision document for 2036 a damp squib: Opposition

Bhubaneswar: Though Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s announcement of a vision document to ensure holistic development by 2036 was received with a warm applause from his own party workers during the party’s 18th Foundation Day; the opposition parties termed it as another damp squib aimed at misleading people. “The State government has created many vision documents […]