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13 Aug 2018


See the partition of India through eyes of 12-year-old girl

What could have India's partition meant to a 12-year-old girl who had a Hindu father and Muslim mother?

13 Aug 2018

Delhi Police

Women in blue: Delhi Police's SWAT team oozes confidence, style

Delhi Police got its first all-women Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team on Friday, a proud moment for all indeed.

13 Aug 2018

Subhas Chandra Bose

This special Delhi Metro train will spread patriotism. Here's how

Ahead of the Independence Day celebrations, the Delhi Metro has come up with a unique design for a train to spread the message of patriotism.

Delhi: JNU student Umar Khalid shot at in high-security zone

An unidentified gunman opened fire at JNU student leader Umar Khalid today, reports claim. Khalid is safe.

12 Aug 2018

Red Fort

Independence Day: Traffic restrictions in Delhi from Monday

Traffic restrictions will be in place for Independence Day function at the Red Fort and on its full dress rehearsal tomorrow.

12 Aug 2018


President Kovind to watch special-screening of 'The President's Bodyguard' documentary

President Ram Nath Kovind will watch a special screening of National Geographic's "The President's Bodyguard" documentary at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday.

11 Aug 2018


iPhone X available with Rs. 10,000 cashback on Paytm Mall

Paytm is hosting the Paytm Mall Freedom Cashback Sale (ends August 15) to commemorate India's 72nd Independence Day.

11 Aug 2018

Delhi Police

To combat terrorism, Delhi police gets first-of-its-kind all-women SWAT team

Delhi Police, on Friday, inducted a first-of-its-kind SWAT team comprising all women from the North-eastern States. The team is meant to combat terrorism and secure the National Capital during the Independence Day celebrations.

10 Aug 2018


Railways to launch digital museums at 22 stations on I-Day

The Railways Ministry has decided to launch digital museums at 22 stations on Independence Day to showcase railways' history after the PMO objected to the public transporter spending on developing separate railway museums.

10 Aug 2018

Delhi Police

Recruitment of 4,000 personnel for Delhi Police under consideration: Rajnath

Delhi Police requires more personnel and a proposal for recruitment on more than 4,000 posts is under serious consideration, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.

10 Aug 2018


After receiving backlash for singing Indian song, Atif Aslam reacts

Following the controversy over singing Indian song on a Pakistani Independence Day function in New York earlier this month, Pakistani singer Atif Aslam yesterday said that he simply loves haters.

09 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Indian man in Pak jail for 36yrs to walk free

A Jaipur resident who is languishing in a Pakistan jail for 36 years is likely to be released next week, according to an MP in Jaipur.

05 Aug 2018


Man, irked by Jaipur Airport security-checks, makes hoax bomb threat

An altercation between a passenger and staff at the Jaipur airport turned ugly after he exclaimed he had a bomb, presumably out of frustration.

05 Aug 2018


Vivo Carnival Freedom sale: Vivo Nex available at Rs. 1,947

Celebrating India's 72nd Independence Day, Vivo will host the Carnival Freedom sale on its India e-store starting from August 7 till August 9.

05 Aug 2018

Manoj Bajpayee

Manoj Bajpayee hopes indie-cinema becomes fashion in the country

Manoj Bajpayee is often regarded as the face of independent films and the actor hopes indie cinema becomes a fashion in the country and makes money.

04 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Imran may take oath as Pakistan-PM on Pakistan's Independence Day

Imran Khan, 65, who is set to become Pakistan's new Prime Minister, may take the oath of the office on the country's Independence Day on August 14, a media report said.

31 Jul 2018


'Bharat Mata Mandir', a unique temple with marble-map of undivided-India

In the ancient city of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, which draws pilgrims from all over the world, stands a unique "Bharat Mata Mandir", a temple with a marble map of undivided India.

31 Jul 2018


You can give suggestions to Modi for his I-Day speech

PM Narendra Modi has asked citizens to give ideas for his Independence Day address, which he will give from the Red Fort.

Imran Khan will be sworn-in as Pakistan-PM before Aug-14: PTI

Imran Khan will be sworn in as Pakistan's new Prime Minister before the country's Independence Day on August 14, his party Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has announced.

13 Jul 2018


Haryana suspends government benefits for 'rape accused.' Will it help?

Clamping down on sex offenders, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar has announced that those accused of rape or sexual harassment will lose many government facilities, including driving/arms license, state scholarships, pension and more, till a verdict is out in the case.

06 Jul 2018

Donald Trump

Trump announces resignation of scandal-tainted environment body chief Scott Pruitt

US President Donald Trump today announced the departure of his environment-chief, Scott Pruitt, who faced ethics scandals over his spending and conduct in office.

03 Jul 2018


'Yamla Pagla Deewana: Phir Se' to now release on August-31

Actor Sunny Deol today said that the release of "Yamla Pagla Deewana: Phir Se" has been delayed to avoid the clash with Akshay's "Gold" and John Abraham's "Satyamev Jayate".

30 Jun 2018

Donald Trump

Canada hits back at US with tariffs on metals, orange-juice

Canada hit back at the US with retaliatory tariffs on American summertime essentials including Florida orange juice, ketchup, and Kentucky bourbon in its opening salvo in a trade war with President Donald Trump.

28 Jun 2018

Akshay Kumar

'Satyameva Jayate' trailer: John Abraham's film is a full-on mass-entertainer

Riding high on the success of 'Parmanu: The Story Of Pokhran', John Abraham is set for another big screen outing with 'Satyameva Jayate'.

25 Jun 2018


'Gold' trailer: Akshay Kumar, his hockey players keep you hooked

The highly-anticipated trailer of Akshay Kumar's latest offering 'Gold' has just been released and it was worth the wait.

19 Jun 2018


Here's when the trailer of Akshay's 'Gold' will be out

The recent posters and teasers of Akshay Kumar starrer 'Gold' have really piqued the interest of cine buffs. It seems that the superstar is once again set to instil patriotism in all of us.

19 Jun 2018


IRCTC brings you five-day Andaman trip at just Rs. 21,120!

If you have been thinking of visiting Andaman and Nicobar but haven't yet managed to, stay free this Independence Day.

19 Jun 2018

Alia Bhatt

Ranbir Kapoor admits marriage is on his mind

Since the beginning of his career, Ranbir Kapoor has been in the limelight, often because of his romantic relationships.

13 Jun 2018


Akshay is all for his nation in new 'Gold' poster

The makers of Akshay Kumar starrer 'Gold' today unveiled a new poster of the sports-drama.

06 Apr 2018

Akshay Kumar

This Independence Day, it's Akshay vs John at box office

Having starred together in films like 'Desi Boyz' (2015), 'Housefull 2' (2012) and 'Garam Masala' (2005), Akshay Kumar and John Abraham will now lock horns at the box office this Independence Day.

03 Feb 2018


Delhi HC to AAP: "For Heaven's sake, do your duty"

AAP's whining, that it isn't getting support from other authorities, has now exasperated the Delhi HC.

15 Dec 2017

Delhi Police

Bomb threat in Delhi's Khan Market, police on alert

Delhi Police rushed sniffer dogs and personnel to the capital's Khan Market area early this morning after receiving a bomb threat.

27 Sep 2017

Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj grants medical visa to ailing 7-year-old Pakistani girl

Winning hearts again, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has granted a medical visa to yet another ailing Pakistani, despite the rising Indo-Pak tensions.

13 Sep 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Patriotism test: No 'Present Sir!' in schools, only 'Jai Hind!'

According to reports, the Madhya Pradesh government has come up with a new way to imbibe patriotism: saying 'Jai Hind' instead of 'Present Sir/Ma'am' or 'Yes Sir/Ma'am' during roll calls in class.

09 Sep 2017


With four-day visit, Rajnath Singh carries forward Modi's Kashmir outreach

Home Minister Rajnath Singh has kicked off the Centre's four-day 'Mission Kashmir'. It is his first visit to the strife-torn region since PM Narendra Modi said the Kashmir issue can't be solved through 'goli' (bullets) or 'gaali' (abuses).

05 Sep 2017


RBI clueless about how much black money demonetization removed

RBI stated to a parliamentary panel that it had "no information" on the amount of black money removed because of demonetization.

24 Aug 2017


Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh: All you need to know

Life in Punjab and Haryana has been thrown out of gear. The region is buzzing with police personnel, trains and buses have been cancelled, internet services suspended.

22 Aug 2017


Chinese media: PLA live fire drills meant to awe India

Adding fuel to the fire around Doklam standoff has become a hobby of sorts for Chinese media.

18 Aug 2017


Video: Cong leader holds MLC's hand, she pushes him away

A video has gone viral on social media in which Karnataka Congress leader TP Ramesh is seen holding MLC Veena Achaiah's hand, who resists the attempt.

18 Aug 2017


In a first, bureaucrats served notice for skipping I-Day function

For the first time in Uttarakhand, bureaucrats have received show cause notices for not attending Independence Day events.