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The man who wants madrassas to fly the tricolour

  'I have seen that many madrassas do not celebrate Independence Day and Republic Day. They don't even invite people for Independence Day celebrations and this is an insult to the nation.'......

No peace at all: 5 killed, 10 injured in Pakistani firing on Independence Day

Five persons, including a teenager were killed and 10 others were wounded in heavy Pakistan shelling in the frontier Poonch district of Jammu region on Saturday. Soldiers take their position as......

Jobs, development, corruption: Buzz words from PM's I-Day speech

On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from the historic Red Fort on the occasion of Independence Day. In his 90-minute long speech, PM Modi covered a whole range of issues......

India celebrates 69th Independence Day

Patriotic fervour swept the nation on Saturday as it celebrated its 69th Independence Day, with chief ministers announcing development initiatives, flagging the challenges ahead and pledging to......

Kejriwal draws flak after students display his name in stadium

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday drew flak over students creating a formation of his name during Independence Day celebrations, soon after which the Aam Aadmi Party government went into......

6 I-Day promises from 2014 that Modi (partially) fulfilled

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his second Independence Day speech, IndiaSpend and FactChecker reviewed the implementation of key pronouncements he made in his first Independence Day......

Modi's new plans and status of earlier promises

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his maiden Independence Day address, had made several promises to the nation. This year was no different. Business Standard looks at some new promises the PM made......

Foreign airlines join in offering discounts on Independence Day

Indian and global carriers are offering limited period discounted fares to attract flyers from New Delhi on the occasion of the 68th Independence Day. A number of foreign carriers are offering......

Petrol price likely to be cut on Independence Day

Petrol price is likely to be cut on Friday on the back of softening in international rates, Indian Oil Corp, the nation's largest fuel retailer, indicated on Wednesday. "Petrol is a decontrolled......

From heroes to bystanders? Central banks' growth challenge

By piling more pressure on governments, central banks risk not accomplishing much and yet provoking a political backlash that could threaten their independence Central bankers who led the charge......

PIX: Parineeti, Arjun at India Day Parade in New York

The Bollywood stars lead the India Day Parade in New York.   Arjun Rampal and Parineeti Chopra led the Independence Day celebrations in New York over the weekend.   Arjun was the......

The 24 contest: Win COOL Prizes!

If you loved Jack Bauer, here's your chance to spend Independence Day with him. On television, of course! 24: Live Another Day will be telecast on Indian television on August 15, between 12 noon......

The Indiana Jones contest: Win COOL Prizes!

Television offers a fun spread this Independence Day. You can spend the day watching 24: Live Another Day on AXN, and the Indiana Jones movies on Sony Pix! And win some cool prizes too! Watch......

PGA Championship: Indian golfer Lahiri in record books on Independence Day

In prime form, India’s Lahiri in sight of spot at the Presidents Cup after an opening two-under 70 at Whistling Straits followed by a six-birdie 67 to conclude the storm-delayed second round......

PHOTOS: Sportsmen celebrate India's Independence Day brings how the sportsmen celebrated India’s 69th Independence Day India's captain Virat Kohli and Team Director Ravi Shastri hoist the national flag in Sri Lanka. Photograph:......

Advani and co. make India proud on I-Day!

It was a win-win situation for the Indian cue sport on the occasion of Independence Day as the Pankaj Advani-led India B secured a gold while India A bagged a silver in the inaugural World......

Don't see why Indian athletes can't achieve success at world stage: Coe

'One of the most important ingredients is strong presence and quality of track and field in schools.' 'In Jamaica and Kenya, there is a vibrant presence of track and field in schools. India can do......

New president Manohar's 3-point agenda to clean BCCI's image

- BCCI to frame regulations with regards to conflict of interest of administrators, players and their staff. - BCCI may appoint an investigation agency in consultation with government to tackle......
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IAF’s dependence on foreign assets

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tomorrow, October 8, is celebrated in India as Air Force Day Independent India understandably started its journey with... ...
At Rs 2L salary, Delhi MLAs may be best paid

Delhi legislators can soon expect a pay package of Rs 2.1 lakh per month, more than double the Rs 90,000 they are drawing at present, after an... ...
Human skulls under Afghan President palace

Two sets of human remains have been discovered in the Afghan presidential palace, a spokesman said on Tuesday, rekindling memories of the bloody... ...
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The car, a modified Lexus GS, uses sophisticated sensors to navigate roads Tokyo : Toyota unveiled a car that can drive itself along a highway, the... ...
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