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National Day

Women allowed into stadium as Saudi Arabia promotes national pride, part of reform push

The festivities are part of a government bid to boost national pride and improve the quality of life for Saudis.

Sep 23, 2017, 19:57 PM IST

Saudi Arabia to allow women into stadium for National Day

This marks a shift from previous celebrations in the kingdom where women are effectively barred from sports arenas by strict rules on segregation of the sexes in public.

Sep 20, 2017, 22:29 PM IST

Taiwan President calls on China to engage in talks with Taipei

The National Day address is used by Taiwan's presidents to put forward their position and outlook on relations with China.

Oct 10, 2016, 08:51 AM IST

Indonesia Police finds bomb-making materials for alleged Singapore attack

Batam is linked to Singapore by frequent ferries and its beach resorts and golf courses are a popular weekend getaway destination for Singaporeans.

Aug 06, 2016, 19:21 PM IST

Pak condemns France terror attack

Pakistan condemned the terrorist attack in France as "barbaric and cowardly".

Jul 15, 2016, 14:56 PM IST

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Jul 15, 2016, 11:44 AM IST

China's Xi Jinping greets Bangladesh on National Day

 Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday congratulated his Bangladeshi counterpart, Abdul Hamid, on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the founding of Bangladesh.

Mar 26, 2016, 10:18 AM IST

Dildo throwing is not a good look for New Zealand, says PM John Key

Dildo throwing is not a good look for New Zealand and an "appalling way" to behave on the country`s national day, Prime Minister John Key said Saturday, angered by an attack on a senior government minister.

Feb 06, 2016, 09:45 AM IST

India, Turkey share values, historical links: President Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday, while greeting Turkey on its National Day, said the two countries are close because of shared values and historical links.

Oct 28, 2015, 13:10 PM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee greets Guinea on National Day eve

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday greeted the people of the Republic of Guinea on the eve of their National Day.

Oct 01, 2015, 14:47 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi greets Chinese people on China's National Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the Chinese people on their National Day, saying that together India and China can make the world a better place.

Oct 01, 2015, 10:25 AM IST

China marks Martyrs' Day at Tiananmen Square

Chinese President Xi Jinping and other top leaders on Wednesday paid tributes to the martyrs who laid down their lives fighting for the country's independence.

Sep 30, 2015, 11:47 AM IST

India-Saudi ties growing stronger: Envoy

India-Saudi Arabia ties are going strong and their bilateral energy cooperation is at a high level, the kingdom`s envoy, Saud bin Mohammed Al-Sati, said on the occasion of his country`s national day.

Sep 29, 2015, 12:12 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi greets Saudi Arabia on national day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday greeted the people of Saudi Arabia on their national day.

Sep 23, 2015, 10:56 AM IST

Malaysia PM Najib Razak reasserts command with National Day parade

 Malaysia`s government reclaimed the streets of the capital Monday after massive weekend protests demanding the premier`s ouster, staging its own show of force with National Day celebrations attended by thousands.

Aug 31, 2015, 15:10 PM IST

Pranab Mukherjee greets Moldova on its national day

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday greeted the people of Moldova on the eve of their national day, saying India looked forward to enhancing its relations with the country.

Aug 26, 2015, 14:33 PM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee greets Hungary on National Day

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday greeted Hungary on its National Day on Thursday, saying the relations between India and Hungary was based on share values.

Aug 19, 2015, 16:52 PM IST

President Mukherjee extends greetings on eve of National Day of Ecuador

President Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Republic of Ecuador on the eve of their National Day.

Aug 10, 2015, 10:19 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi extends Independence Day greetings to Singapore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday extended Independence Day greetings to Singapore.

Aug 09, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee wishes Bolivia on National Day

 President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday greeted the government and people of Bolivia on the country`s National Day.

Aug 05, 2015, 14:00 PM IST