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Beating Retreat features new rendition marking 1971 victory

Republic Day celebrations culminated on Friday with the Beating Retreat ceremony that featured 26 soulful band performances, including special composition 'Swarnim Vijay' to commemorate 50 years of......

Watch Live! Beating Retreat ceremony

Beating Retreat ceremony, which marks the culmination of the four-day-long Republic Day celebrations, is underway at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi. The ceremony traces its origins to the early 1950s......

India's first woman fighter pilot participates in R-Day parade

One of the first three women fighter pilots, Flight Lieutenant Bhawana Kanth, became the first woman fighter pilot to be part of the Indian Air Force contingent at the Republic Day parade. IMAGE:......

In a first, Bangladesh tri-service contingent takes part in R-Day parade

For the first time, a marching contingent and band of Bangladesh tri-services participated in the Republic Day Parade to commemorate 50 years of its historic liberation. The 122-member contingent......

'During the war, we reached 40 km into Pakistan'

'My brave JCO managed to get to the gun, sit on top of the dead man and fired away at the attacking aircraft till they melted away into the darkness.' IMAGE: Indian soldiers fire on Pakistani......

Plan to fly somewhere? Airfares raised by up to 30%

Passengers will have to shell out more money for air travel from now as the civil aviation ministry on Thursday increased the lower and upper limits on domestic airfares by 10 to 30 per cent.......

What are locusts? And why are they such a big menace?

Swarms of immature pink locusts and adult yellow locusts are currrently active. Not only are fresh locusts swarms expected to arrive in the coming weeks, but even those already present in India......

Flight dos and don'ts issued, air fares set in 7 bands

Limits on air fares have been set in seven bands as per the flight durations and they would be in place till August 24, said Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Thursday. IMAGE: A......

L&T bags hush-hush defence communication contract

Given the military's requirement for watertight cyber and communications security, L&T will establish a Security Operations Centre which will deal with security threats.Ajai Shukla reports. IMAGE:......

The secret behind Xiaomi's success in India

The Chinese smartphone maker’s focus on offline retail has helped it overtake Samsung in top 50 cities in India. On a Monday in November, Manu Kumar Jain was seen taking selfies with a group......

Atkan Chatkan review

'No amount of Sivamani's finger-snapping music can shake off the bechara burden Lydian Nadhaswaram's real-life piano prodigy is forced to carry,' notes Sukanya Verma. A talented kid with......

When Bollywood took the bus!

There are so many things we miss during the lockdown prompted by COVID-19. Public transport is one of them. Staying indoors has turned us nostalgic about everything... the sound of honking, bumper......

The A to Z of Shah Rukh Khan

'Tu toh bilkul hero nahi lagta (you don't look like a hero at all).' In candid interviews over the years, an amused Shah Rukh Khan has often recalled this observation, made by a security guard......

A small film with lots to say about the world

'Kumbalangi Nights is a movie that respects women, but most importantly, it's a movie that loves them,' says Sreehari Nair. IMAGE: Anna Ben and Shane Nigam in Kumbalangi Nights. Kumbalangi Nights......

My Top 10 Films at the Berlin Film Festival

Aseem Chhabra is impressed by Rima Das's Bulbul Can Sing, Ritesh Batra's Photograph and eight other outstanding films. The 10-days long 69th Berlinale ended last weekend with a tribute to its......

Champions League PIX: PSG hold Real Madrid; Juve beat Atletico

A summary of Tuesday's matches in the UEFA Champions League. IMAGE: Karim Benzema celebrates scoring Real Madrid's second goal in Tuesday's Champions League Group A match against Paris St Germain,......

What's hot at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Anti-NKorea protesters burn flags before opening ceremony IMAGE: Police try to extinguish burnt portraits of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during an anti-North Korea protest before the opening......

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