August 15(Search results - 32)
India11, Nov 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.
India3, Oct 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
India16, Aug 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)
India15, Aug 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!
World15, Aug 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
Politics15, Aug 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
India15, Aug 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.
India15, Aug 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.
World14, Aug 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
India14, Aug 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
Politics14, Aug 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
India14, Aug 2019, 12:04 PM IST
Nation’s pride: Abhinandan Varthaman, who shot down Pakistan's F-16, to get Vir Chakra on Independence Day
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman will be honoured with Vir Chakra on August 15, for his valour and brave fight against the Pakistani forces. He shot down a Pakistan F-16 near the Line of Control and was brought back to India via the Wagah border
India13, Aug 2019, 6:49 PM IST
Karnataka to keep Independence Day celebrations simple after being hit by floods, rain
With Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa heading a "one-man" Cabinet with no Ministers, senior government officials have been asked to hoist the national flag on August 15 at district and taluk level functions.
India13, Aug 2019, 5:34 PM IST
5 countries celebrate Independence Day with India on August 15: Looking back at Korea’s freedom struggle
Five countries got freedom on August 15 (apart from India, though in different years). Here is a brief introduction to Korea and its Independence Day