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Rajasthan Govt to hold Independence Day function at Udaipur

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 19:37

The Rajasthan government today announced that it would organise the state-level function to celebrate Independence Day on August 15 at Udaipur.

`Expendables 3` to release in India on August 15

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 15:22

`Expendables 3`, starring Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarznegger, Mel Gibson and Harrison Ford, is slated to hit Indian screens on August 15, the same day as Rohit Shetty`s `Singham 2`.

Pakistan too was to celebrate Independence Day on Aug 15!

Last Updated: Thursday, August 15, 2013, 12:08

Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Pakistan`s founder and first Governor-General, declared August 15 as the country`s Independence Day but the authorities advanced it by a day in 1948 as it fell on an auspicious day of Ramzan.

PM blames bad monsoon for price rise

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 15, 2012, 21:16

Amid mounting concerns over price rise and slow growth, PM today offered little cheer to the common man.

Independence Day celebrated in MP

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 15, 2012, 15:11

The nation`s 66th Independence Day was celebrated with gaiety and enthusiasm all over Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday.

Delhiites turn up in large numbers at Red Fort

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 15, 2012, 12:15

A pleasant morning with clear sky lifted the patriotic spirits of Delhiites on Wednesday.

Lack of political consensus hurting growth: PM

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 15, 2012, 08:35

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday promised further steps to reduce corruption and ensure transparency in governance.

`On Delhi streets, Aug 15 means better business`

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 10:39

The country will celebrate 66th Independence Day in gusto and patriotic fervour on Wednesday.

ULFA call for bandh on Independence Day

Last Updated: Saturday, August 11, 2012, 14:14

The anti-talk faction of the ULFA has called Assam bandh on August 15 and asked the people in the state to refrain from participating in the Independence Day celebrations.

`ULFA trying to create disturbances before Aug 15`

Last Updated: Saturday, August 11, 2012, 13:40

The state police has already sounded a red alert across Assam in the run up to August 15.

Haryana to ban gutka, pan masala from Aug 15

Last Updated: Friday, July 20, 2012, 18:27

The Haryana government Friday announced a ban from Aug 15 on the manufacturing, storage, distribution or sale of gutka, pan masala.

Naxals to observe `black day` on Aug 15

Last Updated: Friday, August 12, 2011, 23:14

Apprehending violence, the Home Ministry has sounded an alert in eight Naxal-affected states asking them to take maximum possible precautions and ensure peace as the extremists were planning to observe `black day` on August 15.