Independence Day

Chennai Egmore railway station lights up on Independence Day week

According to Railway officials, like Ripon building, Egmore station too will be illuminated with special colours on particular days.

published on : 29th August 2019

Post I-Day depression

The Head of the Nation also talked about the Triple Talaq Bill, insisting that his Muslim sisters were also deserving of justice and this evil had to be eradicated.

published on : 25th August 2019

Usual Mysuru to exotic Maldives: Bengalureans make most of Independence Day weekend

Many travellers from Bengaluru used the occasion to enjoy a great mid-year getaway of 5-7 days by converting the long weekend into a week-long vacation.

published on : 21st August 2019

Afghanistan postpones 100th Independence Day celebrations after Kabul wedding massacre

Taliban in a statement rejected any involvement in the attack and said they condemn the incidents which target women and children.

published on : 19th August 2019

Bengaluru residents take out march to celebrate Independence Day  

Upon reaching Sarjapura Circle, the residents were joined by shopkeepers, bystanders and passers-by, with the carnival coming to an end at 8.30pm.

published on : 19th August 2019

Lalbagh Botanical Garden Independence Day flower show ends on a clean note in Bengaluru

The Independence Day flower show at the Lalbagh Botanical Garden, which began on August 9, and ended on Sunday, proved to be a big hit among the visitors.

published on : 19th August 2019

All India Radio broadcasts PM Modi's entire Independence Day speech in 15 foreign languages

In the previous years, the foreign language services of ESD of AIR carried only the highlights of the speech made by the Prime Minister.

published on : 18th August 2019

I-Day at this Gadag village is a community festival

The function has had the enthusiastic support of the local Gram Panchayat which has continued to extend its support since the tradition began in 2015. 

published on : 18th August 2019

Mangaluru family makes flags out of pride and passion 

Much before preparations for the Independence Day begin, flag-makers across the country work without a pause .

published on : 18th August 2019

Women come out with flying colours

Bengeri unit in Hubballi is the only authorised one in the country to make the official National Flag

published on : 18th August 2019

Teacher in Odisha unfurls Triclour in absence of students

As the nation celebrated Independence Day with patriotic fervour, the event turned out to be a dull affair at a school at Panchagochhia village under Narasinghpur block in Cuttack district.

published on : 17th August 2019

Something new for you

Skip the usual weekend plans and try going for poetry slam, heritage walks, food walks and comedy shows instead

published on : 17th August 2019

PM Modi's Independence Day speech dubbed in various regional languages

The Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Bengali, Assamese, Odia and Marathi versions of PM's speech will be played by All India Radio.

published on : 17th August 2019

Shekhar Kapur thanks PM Modi for highlighting water issues in Independence Day speech

'Paani' is a sci-fi drama set in the future when the world faces acute water shortage. The film stars Sushant Singh Rajput, and was originally scheduled to go on floors in mid-2013.

published on : 16th August 2019

Nothing new, Chief of Defence Staff pending for long, long time, says Congress on Modi's announcement

The creation of the CDS post was first recommended soon after the 1999 Kargil War with Pakistan but it could not be done over the years.

published on : 16th August 2019
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