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  India   All India  26 Jan 2017

India, All india, 26 Jan 2017

R-Day: Buildings illumination add to grandeur in poor weather

LED lights have been used for illumination on these landmarks, and Lutyens' Delhi has been decked up like a bride.

26 Jan 2017 9:00 PM

Man to get Padmashree award for using bike as ambulance

Pained by his mother's death 10 years ago, Karimul had resolved not to allow his fellow-villagers suffer the same ordeal.

26 Jan 2017 8:33 PM

Shiv Sena will never form alliance with BJP again: Uddhav on BMC polls

'I will not go into alliance, from now the fight has started,' Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said.

26 Jan 2017 7:45 PM

Want my kids to join Army: widow of Ashok Chakra awardee

Havildar Hangpan Dada had laid down his life after killing four terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir on May 26 last year

26 Jan 2017 7:32 PM

Mumbai train incident: Intel agencies informed; cops quiz few

The Jan Shatabdi Express had a narrow escape as it halted metres away from over 400-kg piece of rail kept on the track near Diva station.

26 Jan 2017 6:58 PM


UP polls: Unhappy with ticket distribution BJP leaders protest in Lucknow

They alleged that outsiders were given a preference and not the local party workers.

26 Jan 2017 6:39 PM

Gallantry award for 3 soldiers for gunning down Burhan Wani

The award was given to Major Sandeep Kumar, Captain Manik Sharma and Naik Arvind Singh.

26 Jan 2017 5:25 PM

Congress women activists protest against Katiyar's remarks on Priyanka

But protesting outside their party office on the occasion of Republic Day is ridiculous and embarrassing, an office-bearer said.

26 Jan 2017 5:20 PM

Indira persuaded Zia-ul-Haq to join regional strategy during Afghan crisis: CIA

It said Indira sought to form a regional grouping to exert diplomatic pressure on the Soviets to confine their activities to Afghanistan.

26 Jan 2017 4:37 PM

95-yr-old rule amended to give one-year extension to Foreign Secy

The Personnel Ministry amended a provision of Fundamental Rules, 1922, to pave way for the extension.

26 Jan 2017 3:58 PM


Lakshadweep tableu returns to R-Day parade after 23 years

The side and front portions of the tableau displayed an under water kaleidoscope comprising colourful fish.

26 Jan 2017 3:54 PM

Amritsar LS bypoll: Congress candidate's gunman found dead

Police said the constable had left Aujlas office to answer the nature's call but allegedly shot himself with his service weapon.

26 Jan 2017 3:43 PM

22 interesting #ThisDayThatYear facts about Republic Day

The Constitution was adopted by the Indian Constituent Assembly on November 26, 1949.

26 Jan 2017 3:36 PM

Modi breaks protocol again, walks down Rajpath to greet citizens on R-Day

It was last year, on the occasion of Republic Day, when he first broke the protocol.

26 Jan 2017 3:34 PM

Delhi tableau back in R-Day parade after 3 years

The parade saw participation of 23 tableaux, the same as last year, of which 17 were from states and Union Territories.

26 Jan 2017 3:00 PM


Save democracy from Hitlerite forces: Kejriwal's Republic Day message

He also took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Padma Vibhushan being awarded to NCP chief Sharad Pawar.

26 Jan 2017 1:46 PM

7 low intensity blasts in Assam, Manipur on Republic Day

There was, however, no report of any casualty or damage to property in the blasts.

26 Jan 2017 1:15 PM

2 avalanches hit J&K, 10 soldiers killed: Army

Rescue operations were launched and seven soldiers including a Junior Commissioned Officer were saved, Army said.

26 Jan 2017 1:02 PM

Fighter jets to dainty dancers, R-Day parade enthrals all

A major highlight of the parade was 149-member marching contingent from UAE who were the first to march.

26 Jan 2017 12:43 PM

Hangpan Dada's widow receives his Ashok Chakra on R-Day

Havildar Hangpan Dada killed four intruding terrorists before laying down his life at the height of 13,000 feet in the icy Himalayan range.

26 Jan 2017 11:33 AM