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  India   All India  15 Aug 2017

India, All india, 15 Aug 2017

India capable of tackling any kind of challenge: Modi on 71st I-Day speech

He asserted, there will be no soft approach towards terrorism and the government is determined to rid the country of this menace.

15 Aug 2017 9:28 PM

J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Uri, Army retaliates

Indian defence forces are heavily retaliating and a major gunbattle is underway.

15 Aug 2017 9:10 PM

Mirwaiz, Mehbooba welcome PM's 'embrace people of Kashmir' remark

The chief minister said she welcomes the Prime Minister’s statement and hopes Kashmir issue would be resolved amicably.

15 Aug 2017 8:17 PM

With his fondness for children, Modi reminds us of Pandit Nehru

After concluding his I-Day speech, PM interacted with school children, some of whom were dressed as Krishna on the occasion of Janmashtami.

15 Aug 2017 4:57 PM

Man of the moment: Narendra Modi's traditional I-Day attire grabs eyeballs

Modi's ethnic avatars and attires has always been a subject of interest for fashionistas and have caught the eyeballs of common people.

15 Aug 2017 3:17 PM


J&K: Over 200 BJP youth activists on 'Tiranga yatra' detained

Sources said the activists will remain in detention till the official function at Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar concludes.

15 Aug 2017 1:43 PM

I-Day speech: India stands by kin of dead infants in UP hospital tragedy, says PM

The Prime Minister also assured that Centre would leave no stone unturned to help the families, who lost their children.

15 Aug 2017 1:17 PM

President Kovind, 3 service chiefs pay tribute at Amar Jawan Jyoti

President Kovind, while congratulating the nation on the 71st I-Day eve, urged the people to achieve important goals to make a 'New India'.

15 Aug 2017 1:04 PM

Haridwar: Baba Ramdev unfurls 100-ft-long national flag at Patanjali Yogpeeth

India is celebrating its 71st Independence Day in 2017.

15 Aug 2017 1:01 PM

Independence Day at Wagah-Attari border: Pak, India exchange sweets

Additionally, persuading the development of an India in the backdrop of today’s youth, Narendra Modi urged the formation of a 'New India'.

15 Aug 2017 12:28 PM


No empty promise: Modi delivers his shortest I-Day speech, speaks for 57 min

In 2016, he had spoken for 96 minutes, the longest ever Independence Day address by an Indian Prime Minister.

15 Aug 2017 11:40 AM

On I-Day, recall jawans who gave their today for our tomorrow: Gen Bakshi

Lauding the Government for surgical strike, General Bakshi said, 'This was long overdue and must not be a one-off. This must be continued.'

15 Aug 2017 10:52 AM

Kerala: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat hoists tricolour at Palakkad school

Earlier on Tuesday, Mohan Bhagwat was barred from hoisting the national flag.

15 Aug 2017 10:25 AM

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat prohibited from hoisting tricolour at Kerala school

The District collector had earlier said that it was inappropriate for a political leader to hoist the national flag in an aided school.

15 Aug 2017 9:51 AM

Independence Day: GST shows cooperative federalism, says Modi at Red Fort

The Chief Guest on 2017's Independence Day is Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

15 Aug 2017 8:21 AM


Naxals mount horses, adopt new warfare tactic

These horses were being used by senior members of outlawed CPI (Maoist) in the hilly areas of Abujhmad, the police officer said.

15 Aug 2017 4:18 AM

Muslims in UP likely to defy Yogi Adityanath’s I-Day order

Former Deoband MLA and Samajwadi leader Maviya Ali also said in Saharanpur that madrasas would not hoist the tricolour.

15 Aug 2017 3:47 AM

Varun Gandhi vows to give Rs 5 crore for child care centre

He hoped that with sufficient additional funds from external donors, the paediatric wing would begin functioning in six months.

15 Aug 2017 2:27 AM

NIA, ED plan more raids in Jammu and Kashmir

The National Investigation Agency and the Enforcement Directorate are conducting a major probe into terror funding in the Valley.

15 Aug 2017 2:05 AM

Build a ‘humane’ new India by 2022: President on Independence Day eve

Kovind said this spirit of empathy and of social service and volunteerism was very much alive in India.

15 Aug 2017 1:40 AM