Independence Day Celebrations(Search results - 18)
India30, Aug 2019, 8:54 PM IST
Subhas Chandra Bose's driver, freedom fighter Gurdial Singh no more
Freedom fighter Gurial Singh who had worked as driver for Subhas Chandra Bose died following age-related illness. Here are five lesser known facts about Gurdial Singh.
India18, Aug 2019, 3:18 PM IST
Koppal school students killed by livewire while removing flagpole used on Independence Day
Five students of D Devaraj Urs Pre-matric Boys' Residential School were electrocuted as they came into contact with a livewire while they were attempting to take down a flagpole used for Independence Day celebrations
India15, Aug 2019, 5:46 PM IST
Independence Day: Underwater flag hoisting in Puducherry
Independence Day celebrations are on in full swing and people are looking for innovative ways to celebrate India’s 73rd Independence Day. A diver in Puducherry has gone underwater to hoist the tricolour.
India15, Aug 2019, 11:25 AM IST
Gujarat government to open Army schools in tribal areas
Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani has stated that the government will open Army schools in areas that are dominated by the tribals. The move is in order to provide training for those who would want to be selected to serve the defence forces.
India13, Aug 2019, 8:44 PM IST
Independence Day rehearsal: Students forced to practice on thorny ground without water
Students in Rewari, Haryana, complained of making them stand under the scorching sun and not even giving them drinking water during the final rehearsals of Independence Day celebration events.
India13, Aug 2019, 7:01 PM IST
Haryana: Preparations for Independence Day celebrations kick-start; final rehearsals held
Arrangements for Independence Day are on in full swing at Palwal in Haryana. A final rehearsal was held at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Stadium on August 13.
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, 10:10 AM IST
Independence Day celebrations: 13 Uttar Pradesh police personnel to be honoured on August 15
August 15 celebrations will see the honouring of 13 Uttar Pradesh police officers to acknowledge their commendable service to the police force in tackling crime
India9, Aug 2019, 2:35 PM IST
Chennai airport receives bomb threat; security tightened
A bomb threat in an aircraft heading to Saudi Arabia from Chennai sent airport authorities into a tizzy. Search was intensified and all aircraft heading to Saudi Arabia were searched but nothing suspicious was found. The threat comes ahead of Independence Day celebrations
India28, Jul 2019, 4:18 PM IST
Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi says no one will succeed in obstructing development in Kashmir
While calling for unique Independence Day celebrations across the country, in his Mann Ki Baat broadcast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated that no one will succeed in obstructing development in Kashmir
India13, Aug 2018, 3:33 PM IST
Bengaluru: Transgenders, disabled persons, HIV patients special invitees of Independence Day
Bengaluru's Independence Day celebrations will have transgenders, disabled persons and HIV positive people sharing stage with dignitaries
India12, Aug 2018, 1:31 PM IST
India’s first all-woman SWAT team at Red Fort for PM Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech
India’s first all-woman SWAT team will be deployed at Red Fort when Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers his Independence Day speech