National Anthem News
Maharashtra govt urges citizens to sing national anthem at 11 am on 17 August as part of I-Day celebrations
An order issued by the Maharashtra government said that the singing of the national anthem should be completed between 11 am and 11:01 am across the state
Districts of South Kashmir have given a thumping response to the Nation Anthem singing competition, which has seen over 50,000 participants, being organised under the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav campaign
Stating that those who are "emotionally" Indians will not make singing the national anthem a controversy, he said madrassas should voluntarily follow it, instead of doing it under instructions
The order makes it mandatory for students to recite the poem before the commencement of classes
Mumbai BJP unit functionary Vivekanand Gupta had claimed Banerjee violated the Union Home Ministry's order of 2015, which states that whenever the national anthem is played or sung, the audience shall stand to attention
Ahead of the opening match, which was between U Mumba and Bengaluru Bulls, Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra sang the national anthem.
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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.
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
The Singapore national day song, titled 'Count on Me Singapore' was composed by Canadian Hugh Harrison in 1986. On the other hand, Joseph Mendoza, the composer from Mumbai, claims he wrote his version 'We Can Achieve', in 1983.
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Rabindranath Tagore's thoughts on nation-building that informed the National Anthem remain timely, and relevant
As Rabindranath Tagore's 159th birth anniversary is observed, revisiting the origins of the National Anthem and why it is the 'protest song' India needs at this socio political juncture.
The Kannada actor Arun Gowda's video was initially shared by BV Aishwarya via a now-removed Facebook post
President Ram Nath Kovind attends to policewoman who falls and twists ankle during Delhi award function
The Delhi policewoman was standing in front of the dias at Vigyan Bhawan during the first National CSR Awards function.
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Anthems, and other national symbols such as flags, are an inescapable part of international sports.
Union minister Nitin Gadkari taken ill at event in Solapur, takes a seat on stage during National Anthem
In the latest health scare for Nitin Gadkari, the Union minister was on Thursday forced to sit down at a public event at Solapur in Maharashtra after feeling dizzy, his aide said.
Smriti Irani's 'not cool to be patriotic' remark underlines misguided idea of patriotism in India; crying during anthem doesn't define it
Going by the way Smriti Irani framed her statement, there are only two ways the relationship between the nation and the individual can exist — emotional and tear-inducing or to wish that the country breaks up.
School principal arrested in Assam's Morigaon for not flying National Flag half-mast after Vajpayee's demise
Deputy Superintendent of Police Mrinmoy Goswami confirmed the arrest and said that Father James was taken to Morigaon Police Station in Assam.
Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan releases recreated version of National Anthem to honour 72nd Independence Day
Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan and his sons Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash have created a special sarod rendition of the National Anthem.
NFL owners approve new policy which will impose fines on players if they kneel during the National Anthem
NFL owners agreed a new policy on Wednesday that players must stand during the National Anthem or incur fines for their clubs, unless they stay in the locker room.