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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.

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 stay fit.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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."

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.

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.

3 militants killed in I-Day eve gun battle in J-K

Three top miltiants were killed in
a fierce gunbattle with army personnel on the eve of
Independence Day in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Seeking central varsity, Jammu to hold parallel I-Day function

Some residents of this winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir will organise a function parallel to the government-held Independence Day celebrations Saturday, to press their demand for a central university in the Jammu region.

Tight security in Delhi ahead of I-Day

Thousands of security personnel were on Thursday fanned across the national capital to pre-empt any terrorist strike in the run up to Independence Day.

Women bombers sneak into Guwahati ahead of I-Day

A group of women militant bombers have managed to sneak into Assam`s main city of Guwahati to strike terror ahead of Independence Day, officials said Thursday.