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Why PM is right to say India needs to fix horrors of partition in its national memory
Politics

Why PM is right to say India needs to fix horrors of partition in its national memory

By reacting angrily to a day of remembrance for the horrors of partition, the Left-wing critics have in fact confirmed the worst suspicions of the public

Ajay Devgn on Bhuj's delayed release, donning multiple creative hats, and taking liberties with OTT
Entertainment

Ajay Devgn on Bhuj's delayed release, donning multiple creative hats, and taking liberties with OTT

"OTT is a great platform where people are getting opportunities. Why wouldn't you want that platform?: Ajay Devgn on choosing direct-to-digital release for Bhuj.

Independence Day 2021: Delhi will prepare to host Olympics after 2047, says CM Arvind Kejriwal
Sports

Independence Day 2021: Delhi will prepare to host Olympics after 2047, says CM Arvind Kejriwal

Earlier this year, Kejriwal said, "It is our dream to host the 2048 Olympics. We will go to all sports bodies, the Indian Olympic Association and the Centre for it."

Independence Day 2021: Neeraj Chopra, Mary Kom, other Olympians attend celebrations at Red Fort
Sports

Independence Day 2021: Neeraj Chopra, Mary Kom, other Olympians attend celebrations at Red Fort

Tokyo Olympics medallists and competitors were present at Red Fort for the 75th Independence Day celebrations.

Narendra Modi announces Hydrogen Mission, targets self-reliance in energy by 2047
India

Narendra Modi announces Hydrogen Mission, targets self-reliance in energy by 2047

While India is 85 percent dependent on imports for meeting its oil needs, overseas supplies make up for roughly half of the local requirement for natural gas

83 producer Vishnu Vardhan Induri announces film franchise Azad Hind on Independence Day
Entertainment

83 producer Vishnu Vardhan Induri announces film franchise Azad Hind on Independence Day

Vishnu Vardhan Induri said the first film of the Azad Hind franchise is the story of freedom fighter and revolutionary Durgawati Devi, popularly known as Durga Bhabhi.

PM Modi announces Rs 100 lakh crore infra package, Gatishakti national master plan in I-day speech
India

PM Modi announces Rs 100 lakh crore infra package, Gatishakti national master plan in I-day speech

Modi said that the Gati Shakti plan will help raise the global profile of local manufacturers and help them compete with their counterparts worldwide. It also raises possibilities of new future economic zones.

Shrinking farm sizes a cause of concern, govt dedicated to development of small farmers: Narendra Modi
India

Shrinking farm sizes a cause of concern, govt dedicated to development of small farmers: Narendra Modi

Stating that more than 80 percent farmers in the country have less than 2 hectares of farmland, the Prime Minister said, "Earlier the policies did not focus on small farmers. Now keeping farmers in mind, farm policies and reforms are being made."

Sainik Schools to now admit girl cadets, says PM Modi in Independence Day speech
India

Sainik Schools to now admit girl cadets, says PM Modi in Independence Day speech

During his Independence Day speech Sunday from the ramparts of Red Fort, the prime minister said that two-and-a-half years ago, the maiden experiment of admitting girls in Sainik schools was carried out in Mizoram.

Women on the frontline: Changing template of Indian war films with Raazi, Gunjan Saxena
Entertainment

Women on the frontline: Changing template of Indian war films with Raazi, Gunjan Saxena

The female protagonist of a war film is more sensitive to the larger realities of the world for they carry within a social lens that seems redundant in films overflowing with testosterone.

Independence Day 2021 Updates: PM announces National Hydrogen Mission, says 'Sabka Prayas' vital for building self-reliant India
India

Independence Day 2021 Updates: PM announces National Hydrogen Mission, says 'Sabka Prayas' vital for building self-reliant India

Independence Day 2021 LIVE Updates: Giving a call for 'Sabka Prayas' along with 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas' for building a new India, Narendra Modi said, "We have to ensure we meet our goal of building Aatmanirbhar Bharat when we celebrate 100 years of India’s Independence."

Independence Day 2021: From 1983 Cricket World Cup to Neeraj Chopra's Olympic gold, India's greatest sporting achievements
Sports

Independence Day 2021: From 1983 Cricket World Cup to Neeraj Chopra's Olympic gold, India's greatest sporting achievements

On this celebration of the country's independence, let's take a look back at independent India's 75 years of sporting history, and revisit some of India's finest moments.

Goa does not celebrate Independence Day on 15 August like other states; here's why
India

Goa does not celebrate Independence Day on 15 August like other states; here's why

While India attained independence from the British rule in 1947, Goa was still languishing Portuguese rule for over 450 years. Among the traders, Portuguese were the first to colonise or capture India, and the last to leave the country

How much has prices of petrol, other commodities gone up since Independence?
India

How much has prices of petrol, other commodities gone up since Independence?

Gold is one of the commodities whose price has touched new heights since independence. In 1947, 10 grams of gold used to cost Rs 88.62, as per the Indian Post Gold Coin Services. Now, the same costs over Rs 46,000

Independence Day 2021: Find out the history behind partition of India and Pakistan
India

Independence Day 2021: Find out the history behind partition of India and Pakistan

British lawyer Cyril Radcliffe, who led the Boundary Commission, later clarified that he had relied on outdated maps and census materials while splitting the key provinces of Punjab and Bengal

Independence Day 2021: Lesser-known facts everyone should know about the National Anthem; check here
India

Independence Day 2021: Lesser-known facts everyone should know about the National Anthem; check here

Originally composed in Bengali from Bharoto Bhagyo Bidhata, the anthem was written by Rabindranath Tagore. It was first publicly sung on 27 December 1911 by Tagore himself.

India gears up to celebrate 75th Independence Day, PM to deliver speech from Red Fort
India

India gears up to celebrate 75th Independence Day, PM to deliver speech from Red Fort

Thirty-two Olympic winners, including javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra who is India's first-ever Gold medallist in track and field, along with two SAI officials have been invited to participate in the celebrations at the Red Fort

'In memory of the struggles': PM says India to observe 14 Aug as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day
India

'In memory of the struggles': PM says India to observe 14 Aug as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

Modi noted that millions of people were displaced and many lost their lives due to mindless hate and violence caused by the partition.

Independence Day 2021: Is India celebrating 74th or 75th anniversary of freedom struggle? Here's the answer
India

Independence Day 2021: Is India celebrating 74th or 75th anniversary of freedom struggle? Here's the answer

The answer is simple. If you consider 1947 as the base year and perform calculations, then we are celebrating 74 years of freedom. However, if we consider 15 August 1947, then we are observing 75 years of independence

Independence Day: Iconic One World Trade Center to be lit in colours of Indian flag on 15 August
India

Independence Day: Iconic One World Trade Center to be lit in colours of Indian flag on 15 August

The lighting would turn on at sunset, New York City time, on 15 August on the spire of One World Trade Center, One Bryant Park and One Five One in mid-town and remain lit until 2:00 am