India set new world record for largest human flag, beating Pakistan
India set new world record for largest human flag, beating Pakistan

 India on Sunday set a new world record for the largest human flag, formed by over 50,000 volunteers, beating the previous record held by Pakistan.

Extreme sportsman says he painted a Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraper

A renowned Ukrainian extreme sportsman said he scaled a landmark Moscow skyscraper and painted a star at the top of the building in the blue-and-yellow colours of the Ukrainian national flag in a burst of patriotic feeling.

Pro-Russian rebels pull back as Ukrainan forces recapture separatist stronghold

Resurgent government forces today hoisted the Ukrainian flag over pro-Russian rebels` main stronghold after a devastating shelling assault that levelled much of the city but delivered Kiev its biggest success of the campaign.

Pope says communists are closet Christians

Pope Francis, whose criticisms of unbridled capitalism have prompted some to label him a Marxist, said in an interview published on Sunday that communists had stolen the flag of Christianity.

World Cup party begins with charming opening ceremony

The greatest show on the earth, the FIFA World Cup carnival, began with a coruscating opening ceremony, which encapsulated the colour, culture and nature of Brazil, hosting the big football party first time since 1950.

AAP leader Vishwas told not to use national flag in campaign

Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas was today warned by Amethi district administration not to use national flag against norms failing which adequate action would be taken against him.

Asian Li Na keeping the host flag high in the Grand Slam of Asia/Pacific

The season opener at Melbourne Park echoes with two distinct geographical denouements, that of Asia and Pacific. There are French Open and US Open each named after the countries which play hosts and of course, the sanguine Wimbledon of all whites.

Romania unfurls huge flag in Guinness record bid

A Romanian village has unfurled what they say is the largest flag ever made in a Guinness World Records bid.

Fiji mulls redesigning national flag

It is widely believed the Union Jack will be dropped from Fiji`s current national flag.

Giant flag made of conches to celebrate dist silver jubilee

A giant 60x40 feet national flag made of 15 lakh conch shells, horns and clams was an exporter`s unique way of celebrating the silver jubilee of Tuticorin district.

New member Palestine raises flag at UNESCO

Palestine was admitted as a UNESCO member after an October vote that prompted the US to cut off funds to the agency.

New Libyan flag takes its place at UN European HQ

The new red, black and green flag of
Libya took its place among the row of flags of United
Nations member states.

BJP starts march to Jammu and Kashmir

The activists ignored the J&K government`s crackdown and strict security measures to stop them.

Govt trying to divert attention from corruption issue: BJP

BJP Tuesday charged the
government with trying to divert the attention of the people
from the issue of corruption by not allowing party leaders to
hoist the national flag in Srinagar.

Standoff on Lal Chowk flag hoisting intensifies

The standoff between
BJP and Jammu and Kashmir government on hoisting of the
national flag at Lal Chowk in Srinagar on the Republic Day
intensified.

Will hoist flag at all costs, says BJYM after J&K govt`s warning

The BJP`s youth wing on Friday said
there was "no change" in its plan to hoist the tricolour at
Lal Chowk in Srinagar on Republic Day despite the J-K
government warning.

Complaint in magistrate`s court against Omar over flag issue

A complaint has been filed in a
court against J&K CM Omar Abdullah and separatist leader Yasin Malik for opposing
hoisting of national flag at Srinagar`s Lal Chowk on January
26 as planned by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha.

Ahead of poll in Assam, BJP flags illegal migration issue

With an eye on coming assembly
elections in Assam, BJP has decided to exploit the `foreigner`
card to the hilt as the party on Saturday flagged its concern over
illegal immigration from Bangladesh.

‘Pak-like’ flag raised in Kashmir University

A flag, resembling Pakistan`s
national flag, appeared in front of the Law Department of
Kashmir University campus at Hazratbal here today, creating a
flutter.

Indian scientists hoist Tricolour at South Pole

Braving sub-zero temperatures, a team of Indian scientists hoisted the tri-colour at South Pole.