Free metro ride for commuters to attend Independence Day at Red Fort

Those who want to attend the Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort on Friday can avail of free metro ride.

Govt departments, ISPs alerted about cyber attack on August 15

Cyber security division NCIIPC has alerted government departments and leading internet service providers about a possible cyber attack on the Independence Day and has suggested a series of measures to prevent these attacks.

Train movement to be affected for nearly two hours on Aug 15

Train movement between old Delhi and Shahadara railway stations will remain temporarily suspended from 6.45 am to 8.30 am on August 15 on account of the Independence Day ceremony at the Red Fort.

Laser show, street fete part of civic bodies` plan to mark I-Day

Come Independence Day and the multi-storeyed glass-fronted Civic Centre in the heart of the national capital will come alive with a play of light in the hues of the tricolour.

Amarinder objects to Badal`s plan to `unfurl flag` at Patiala

Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Friday took exception to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal for planning to unfurl the national flag at Patiala and Bathinda on August 15 respectively.

`The Giver` to release in India on August 15

Hollywood upcoming science fiction `The Giver`, starring Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep and Brenton Thwaites will hit theatres in India on August 15, coinciding with its US release.

Rajasthan Govt to hold Independence Day function at Udaipur

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

`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!

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

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

Independence Day celebrated in MP

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

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

Lack of political consensus hurting growth: PM

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`

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

`ULFA trying to create disturbances before Aug 15`

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

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

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.

Alert issued for possible terror attack for Aug 15

The Centre has alerted the states
about the possibility of a terror attack, particularly in J&K and the North-East.

Hazare to begin agitation if Lokpal bill not tabled by Aug 15

Social activist Anna Hazare on Thursday
warned the Union government that he would once again launch an
agitation if the Jan Lokpal Bill is not tabled in Parliament
by August 15.

Notice to ex-Bangladeshi PM for celebrating b`dday on August 15

A legal notice has been served to Bangladesh`s former prime minister Khaleda Zia, demanding a clarification on her party celebrating her birthday that coincides with the National Mourning Day.