The order was placed, as part of 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav' campaign, by HelpAge India, a not-for-profit organisation that supports disadvantaged and destitute elders, making them self-reliant through its livelihood program.
Independence Day 2022: The national flag was hoisted at 150 heritage sites across India on the 76th Independence Day on Monday to mark the 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav'.
Independence Day 2022: Sir Cyril Radcliffe, who was commissioned to draw the India-Pakistan border in 1947 was on his first ever trip to India when he was tasked with the job. He was only given a month to finalise the borders.
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has directed Home Minister Araga Jnanendra to rush to the city and monitor the situation.
Independence Day 2022: The unfurling of the national flag was a part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations that marks the completion of 75 years of India's Independence.
Former English cricketer-cum-commentator Kevin Pietersen also put out a wonderful message in Hindi.
Independence Day 2022: Indians across the world celebrated the country's landmark occasion with flowers, petals, tricolours, chants and wide smiles across their faces.
A year after the dramatic day, much has changed in Afghanistan. The former insurgents struggle to govern and remain internationally isolated. The economic downturn has driven millions more Afghans into poverty and even hunger, as the flow of foreign aid slowed to a trickle.
Independence Day 2022: The video, in which Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti congratulated India was shared by ISRO.
Independence Day 2022: PM Modi mentioned a new term 'techade' emphasizing the importance of the technology in today's world adding that 5G services will soon be launched in the country.
"When there was confusion prevailing in the world over the efficacy of vaccines, my country's people came forward and we accomplished the feat of administering 200 crore vaccine doses," PM Modi said.
Independence Day 2022: The maximum gallantry medals at 109 have been received by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) followed by 108 to the J&K Police, 19 to the Border Security Force (BSF) and six each to the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).
Congress general secretary, Communications, Jairam Ramesh also shared the video of Nehru's speech delivered at the midnight session of the Constituent Assembly as India achieved independence on August 15, 1947.
Delhi: The weather office has also forecast generally cloudy sky with light rain over the Red Fort area from Sunday midnight till 6 AM.
Independence Day 2022: The project is a part of the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign under the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ initiative of the central government. Major Gen Slaria appreciated the efforts of all those involved in the completion of the project.
Independence Day 2022: In an over seven-minute video released by the saffron party on Sunday, the BJP indirectly blamed Jawaharlal Nehru and Congress leaders for bowing to the demand of a separate nation raised by the Muslim League led by Muhammad Ali Jinnah, instead of opposing it.
Independence Day 2022: Meanwhile, in view of the 76th Independence Day celebration, security has been stepped up across the national capital with more than 10,000 personnel manning the Red Fort from where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the country.
Independence Day 2022: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hoist the national flag at the ramparts of Red Fort and address the nation for the ninth consecutive time this year. Know where and when you can stream his speech.
Manipur: The security forces arrested seven militants, and also held a minor with weapons and explosives.
Independence Day 2022: At least 4 terrorists were arrested from Punjab after a terror module has been busted having links with Pakistan's ISI.
Independence Day 2022: DCP (Dwarka) M Harsh Vardhan said that regular special checking drives are being conducted due to the upcoming Independence day and during one such drive in Ramphal Chowk, the police went to a house of 2 Bangladeshi nationals living there.
Independence Day 2022: The privilege of hosting the National Flag on motor cars is only limited to the following persons as per paragraph 3.44 of the Flag Code of India, 2002.
Partition Horrors Remembrance Day: PM Modi had last year announced that August 14 will be observed as 'Partition Horrors Remembrance Day' to remind the nation of the sufferings and sacrifices of Indians during the partition in 1947.
Independence Day 2022: The address will be broadcast from 7:00 pm on the entire national network of All India Radio (AIR) and telecast over all channels of Doordarshan in Hindi followed by the English version.