Independence Day
India  /  Published 16.08.21

J&K: Flags hoisted amid shutdown

The Valley on Sunday hosted for the first-time hundreds of Tricolor-hoisting ceremonies but a near total shutdown against the Independence Day celebrations played spoilsport for the government. Kashm...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 16.08.21

Smart health cards for poor in Odisha

The Odisha government on Sunday rolled out Smart Health Cards for 3.5 crore people in the state under the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana. The BSKY, the flagship health programme of the state, focuses ma...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 16.08.21

1,178 prosecuted for night curfew flout

Police prosecuted 1,178 motorists in the city for violating the night curfew rules on the eve and early morning of Independence Day. A large number of those prosecuted told cops that they had confuse...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.08.21

Army boat race to celebrate 75th I-Day

The Eastern Command of the Indian Army organised a boat race on the Teesta-Mahananda Link Canal at Gajoldoba on Sunday in commemoration of the 75th Independence Day. Gajoldoba is around 25km from her...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.08.21

I-Day event live streamed on FB

Tata Steel managing director T.V. Narendran unfurled the national flag at a function organised at the company's works main gate. Addressing the function he wished the people on this historic...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


Jharkhand  /  Published 15.08.21

1st Independence Day at tribal village

Patipani village in Bodam block of East Singhbhum district on Sunday, witnessed flag-hoisting for the first time after the country’s independence.  Patipani village, located about 25k...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 15.08.21

‘Deshbhakti’ in Delhi curriculum

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday announced that the Delhi government will roll out the ‘Deshbhakti’ curriculum in all government schools from September 27 as a tribute to freedom f...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.08.21

100% achievement goal for India

Noting that the benefits of many schemes launched in the last seven years have reached crores of poor people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the country has progressed much faster than be...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.08.21

Ex-servicemen march at Singhu

On the occasion of 75th Independence Day, ex-servicemen on Sunday held a march at the Singhu border where protesting farmers are celebrating 'Kisan Mazdoor Azadi Sangram Diwas'. Veteran farme...
By Our bureau and PTI in Singhu Border

World  /  Published 15.08.21

I-Day: Biden recalls Bapu’s message of truth

Guided by Mahatma Gandhi's message of truth and non-violence, India achieved its long journey towards independence, US President Joe Biden said on the country's 75th Independence Day, assertin...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Washington


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