I-Day

Government plans to make 20 universities 'world class': PM Modi

Government plans to make 20 universities 'world class': PM Modi

PM Modi on Tuesday said his government plans to transform 20 universities into "world class" educational institutions.

Aug 16, 2017, 00:09 AM IST
On occasion of Independence Day, we will grant medical visa in all bonafide cases from Pakistan: Sushma Swaraj

On occasion of Independence Day, we will grant medical visa in all bonafide cases from Pakistan: Sushma Swaraj

Patriotic fervour gripped the nation on the 71st Independence Day on Tuesday as people from across states and Union territories came together to celebrate the occasion.

Aug 15, 2017, 21:32 PM IST
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat defies Kerala govt's order, unfurls tricolour at school in Palakaad

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat defies Kerala govt's order, unfurls tricolour at school in Palakaad

RSS chief on Tuesday unfurled the national flag in a Kerala school.

Aug 15, 2017, 18:15 PM IST

I-Day is for entire nation, not for particular political party: RSS

India on Tuesday celebrated its 71st Independence Day. Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled tri-colour at the historical Red Fort in New Delhi.

Aug 15, 2017, 16:49 PM IST

Be proud of your religious, ethnic identities: CJI Jagdish Khehar

Jagdish Singh Khehar on Tuesday said every citizen should be proud of his or her religious and ethnic identity.

Aug 15, 2017, 16:29 PM IST
Google celebrates India's Independence Day with special doodle

Google celebrates India's Independence Day with special doodle

Google on Monday marked India's Independence Day with a special doodle.

Aug 15, 2017, 00:38 AM IST
Five Kirti Chakras among 112 gallantry awards conferred on armed forces heroes on I-Day

Five Kirti Chakras among 112 gallantry awards conferred on armed forces heroes on I-Day

The president has also approved “Mention-in-Despatches” to 40 army and air personnel for their significant contributions to military operations. 

Aug 14, 2017, 23:24 PM IST

PETA calls on NGT seeking immediate nationwide ban on 'manja'

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has filed a petition urging the National Green Tribunal to ban the use of glass coated thread `manja` which is used while flying kites and sought an immediate ban on it across the country.

Aug 10, 2016, 17:42 PM IST

Hindustan Ki Kasam - Zee Media's mega show to celebrate I-Day

In this program of Zee News, 'Hindustan Ki Kasam', Brothers' star cast Akshay Kumar, Sidharth Malhotra, Jacqueline Fernandez and boxer Vijender Singh stressed the importance of staying active to s

Aug 14, 2015, 00:10 AM IST

War memorial in Punjab to be inaugurated on I-Day

A Rs 130-crore war heroes' memorial-cum-museum in Amritsar would be dedicated to the nation Aug 15 on the occasion of India's 69th Independence Day, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said Monday.

Feb 23, 2015, 21:58 PM IST

Rewind: Tales from India’s freedom struggle

There`s always a part in history which remains unwritten and unspoken, yet its contribution to the making of an historical event is like little drops in a mighty ocean.

Aug 06, 2014, 19:40 PM IST

Ambulances, doctors positioned for I-Day celebrations

Over 75 ambulances and a team of doctors would be stationed around the Red Fort during Independence Day celebrations on August 15 in case of any medical exigency.

Aug 14, 2013, 17:00 PM IST

I-Day function disrupted in UK town

India`s Independence Day celebrations in UK`s east Midlands was cancelled after alleged pro-Khalistan elements disrupted the event.

Aug 21, 2012, 23:03 PM IST

Army, BSF greet Pak officers on I-Day

Army and BSF personnel greeted
their Pakistani counterparts on their nation`s Independence
Day today and exchanged sweets along the border in Jammu and
Kashmir.

Aug 15, 2011, 00:53 AM IST

Five people held for bombing on Nigeria`s I-Day

Nigeria’s security service SSS said it has arrested five people suspected to have carried out the bombing during the country’s 50th Independence Day
anniversary celebration that claimed 14 lives on October 1.

Oct 20, 2010, 22:20 PM IST

ULFA call to boycott I-Day

The proscribed ULFA today
called for a boycott of the Independence Day and a 15-hour
general strike on that day accusing the security forces of
creating a "war like situation in the state."

Aug 10, 2010, 18:06 PM IST

Security agencies asked to intensify vigil in run up to I-Day

Security agencies were today asked
to intensify vigil in Jammu region in view of possibility of
terror attacks in the run to the Independence Day.

Aug 05, 2010, 19:00 PM IST

Armywomen scale Siachen`s highest peak on I-Day

An all women mountaineering
expedition of the Indian Army scaled Indracol, the highest
point on the Siachen glacier, on the occasion of 63rd
Independence Day on Saturday.

Aug 17, 2009, 10:34 AM IST