Vice President Hamid Ansari has stated that as per protocol, only those in uniform salute the Tricolour while the national anthem is being played, adding that those in plainclothes must stand at attention.
Describing as "divine" the residence of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore here, megastar Amitabh Bachchan said he has sung the Indian National Anthem - written and composed by Tagore - for a special music video shot in the historic venue and said it would be played across television, radio and theatres on Jan 26.
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has sung the national anthem, sans any accompanying music, for his forthcoming film 'Shamitabh' and it was shot today at the Jorasanko Thakurbari here, the ancestral home of Rabindranath Tagore, who penned the song.
Students and staff from 119 nations belonging to a group of schools owned by an Indian in the UAE sang their way into the Guinness World Record book for the most nationalities singing a National Anthem at any one time.
A series of extremely rare inter-Korean flights will bring several hundred North Korean athletes and officials south for this month`s Asian Games -- where Pyongyang hopes to make an equally rare international sporting mark.