August 15(Search results - 35)
CricketAug 16, 2020, 5:27 PM IST
MS Dhoni retires: Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli lead tributes, read on
Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar led the tributes for former India captain MS Dhoni who announced his retirement from international cricket on Saturday (August 15). Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli, Virender Sehwag, Anil Kumble, VVS Laxman, Gautam Gambhir and several other former and present cricketers took to Twitter to pay tributes to Dhoni. Read who said what on Dhoni's retirement.
IndiaJul 30, 2020, 7:27 PM IST
Security agencies warn of terrorist attacks on August 5, August 15; Ayodhya Ram temple possible target
Security agencies have warned of terrorist attacks on August 5 and August 15
IndiaJul 3, 2020, 1:38 PM IST
Freedom from COVID-19! Things look bright as ICMR hopeful of vaccine by August 15
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday said that it has partnered with Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL) to fast-track clinical trials of the indigenous COVID-19 vaccine (BBV152 COVID Vaccine)
IndiaNov 11, 2019, 4:21 PM IST
National Education Day: Remembering India's first education minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
On National Education Day, let's pay tribute to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, who served as the first education minister of India from August 15, 1947 to February 2, 1958. From IIT to UGC, here are Maulana Azad's contributions to the Indian educational sector.
IndiaOct 3, 2019, 2:29 PM IST
Indian Railways to connect India from Kashmir to Kanyakumari before August 15, 2022: Piyush Goyal
Speaking at the launch of second Vande Bharat Express from Delhi to Katra, Union railway minister Piyush Goyal said that Indian Railways will connect the country from Kashmir to Kanyakumari before August 15, 2022
IndiaAug 16, 2019, 2:37 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh: Vijayawada’s Prakasam barrage opened; 1,200 people moved to relief camps
Relief camps have been set up in Vijayawada schools. Low-lying areas were affected in Andhra Pradesh after 72 gates of the Prakasam barrage were opened on Thursday (August 15)
IndiaAug 15, 2019, 9:12 PM IST
Deep Dive with Abhinav Khare: True essence, significance of Independence Day in India
Abhinav Khare deep dives to the year 1947 when India got its Independence on August 15. We cannot undo the past 72 years, wherever we have failed, but we can definitely learn from our mistakes and truly be a great nation. That is the essence of our democracy! That is the essence of India!
WorldAug 15, 2019, 2:23 PM IST
Independence Day 2019: Did you know that The Republic of the Congo too celebrates independence day on August 15?
Four countries got freedom on August 15 (apart from India, though in different years). Here is a brief introduction to Congo and its Independence Day
PoliticsAug 15, 2019, 2:21 PM IST
Kerala chief minister cautions against constitutional violation in India
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday (August 15) attacked the Centre for scrapping Article 370 and providing special category status to Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh
IndiaAug 15, 2019, 11:58 AM IST
Independence Day 2019: This day that year: 10 things that happened on August 15, 1947
From the first flag-hoisting ceremony to swearing-in of the first prime minister, deputy prime minister and their Cabinet and passing of Indian Independence Bill, here are 10 incidents that occurred on August 15, 1947.
IndiaAug 15, 2019, 11:07 AM IST
Independence Day: Political netas celebrate India's freedom across nation
Karnataka Congress president Dinesh Gundu Rao on Thursday (August 15) hoisted the tricolour flag at party headquarters in Bengaluru. RSS' Sarakaryavah Suresh 'Bhaiyyaji' Joshi too hoisted the national flag on Independence Day.
WorldAug 14, 2019, 7:57 PM IST
5 countries celebrate Independence Day with India on August 15: Looking back at Bahrain’s freedom struggle
Five countries got freedom on August 15 (apart from India, though in different years). Here is a brief introduction to Bahrain and its Independence Day
IndiaAug 14, 2019, 6:11 PM IST
Independence Day 2019: Know why August 15 was chosen as date to grant freedom to India
Was August 15 specifically handpicked by Lord Mountbatten to hand over independence to India in the year 1947? Well, there are theories doing the rounds
PoliticsAug 14, 2019, 4:31 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to deliver his sixth straight Independence Day speech
PM Modi will be using August 15 to announce his government's showpiece programmes like Swachh Bharat, Ayushman Bharat and India's first human-crewed space mission, and to present a report card on its performance to highlight how the country has grown on his watch