74th Independence Day

ICC congratulates Mahendra Singh Dhoni for a marvellous career

Dhoni spent 656 days as the top-ranked batsman in the ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings from 2006 to 2010 and was the ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009.

Aug 16, 2020, 17:34 PM IST

Top five ODI knocks which define Mahendra Singh Dhoni

"He's a legend of the game. Dhoni knows exactly what he wants to do in the middle. When he has an off day here and there, everyone starts talking. We always back him. He has won us so many games."

Aug 16, 2020, 16:07 PM IST

Kiren Rijiju launches Fit India Youth Club to promote fitness among citizens

Each member of the club will motivate people from the community to take up fitness activities of 30 to 60 minutes in his or her daily routine. 

Aug 15, 2020, 18:29 PM IST

74th Independence Day: Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli lead cricket fraternity in extending greetings

As India is celebrating its 74th Independence day on  Saturday, the cricket fraternity has come in unison to extend their wishes to the citizens on the day when the country was freed from the British rule.

Aug 15, 2020, 17:32 PM IST

Video: 74 photos of 74th Independence Day

Watch 74 special stories of 74th Independence Day of India

Aug 15, 2020, 16:38 PM IST

Why India needs a strong cybersecurity policy soon

During his speech from the Red Fort on the 74th Independence Day, Modi said that India is alert, cautious and is taking decisions to counter cyber threats and is constantly developing new systems.

Aug 15, 2020, 13:58 PM IST

India has a thousand-year-old religious and cultural relationship with ASEAN

“Similarly, our former ASEAN countries, which are also our maritime neighbours, also hold very special importance for us. India has a thousand-year-old religious and cultural relationship with them. Traditions of Buddhism also connect us to them,” he said.

Aug 15, 2020, 12:06 PM IST

PM says, out of the 192 countries, 184 backed India because India is strong and secure

The PM also spoke about India's victory of a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). He said that out of the 192 countries, 184 backed India. This is because India is strong and secure, the PM also said.

Aug 15, 2020, 11:54 AM IST

Watch, What PM Modi said about the middle class in Independence Day speech

PM Modi Independence Day speech: He said that people who have come from the middle class are making a name for themselves across the world. Doctors, engineers, lawyers, scientists from the middle class have made the country proud.

Aug 15, 2020, 11:44 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi delivers message to Pakistan, China from Red Fort on Independence Day

Addressing the nation on the occasion of country's 74th Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that no country should try to raise an eye on the sovereignty of India. 

Aug 15, 2020, 11:34 AM IST

In this decade, India will move ahead with new policy and customs- PM

PM Modi says, In this decade, India will move ahead with new policy and customs.

Aug 15, 2020, 11:30 AM IST

Google celebrates Indian independence with special Doodle representing country’s musical legacy

As India celebrated its 74th Indian Independence Day today remembering its freedom fighter and rich culture, Google also joined the celebration by making a special doodle on the occasion.

Aug 15, 2020, 08:48 AM IST

You have so much to be proud of: Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu greets India on Independence Day

Israeli PM Netanyahu congratulated his Indian counterpart and a PM Modi and the people of India on country's Independence Day.

Aug 15, 2020, 08:15 AM IST

74th Independence Day: PM Narendra Modi unfurls tricolor at Red Fort - In pics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the National Flag at the ramparts of the Red Fort on the occasion of 74th Independence Day today. The PM was assisted by Major Shweta Pandey in unfurling the National Flag.

Aug 15, 2020, 07:44 AM IST

Independence Day: PM Narendra Modi arrives at Rajghat, pays floral tribute - In pics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the nation in celebrating the 74th Independence Day at the majestic Red Fort here on Saturday. He will unfurl the national flag and deliver his seventh consecutive I-Day address to the nation from the ramparts of the iconic monument.

Aug 15, 2020, 07:20 AM IST

Independence Day Special: Interesting developments ahead of August 15, 1947

Lord Mountbatten viewed India's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel as sensible and a firm leader, but Mohammad Ali Jinnah was very stubborn and nobody could influence him.

Aug 15, 2020, 01:39 AM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind approves gallantry award for defence personnel, 4 get Shaurya Chakra

Wing Commander Vishak Nair from the Indian Air Force was also awarded the Shaurya Chakra.

Aug 14, 2020, 23:42 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind's remarks encapsulate spirit of 130 crore Indians: PM Narendra Modi

Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, PM Modi added that the speech highlights the path ahead to build a strong, prosperous and united nation.

Aug 14, 2020, 22:26 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi's schedule on 74th Independence Day

PM Modi will start the day with a visit to Raj Ghat where he will pay his respects to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi at 7 am. 

Aug 14, 2020, 22:12 PM IST