• 'Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav': A celebration to mark 75 yrs of Independence; a sneak-peek into the preparations

    Mar 11, 2021, 07:26 PM IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off a 'Padyatra' (March) from Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat on Friday and launch various initiatives planned under 'Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav' to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of India's Independence.

  • Watch Mahashivratri celebration in serial Wagle Ki Duniya

    Watch Mahashivratri celebration in serial Wagle Ki Duniya

    Mar 11, 2021, 04:10 PM IST

    To teach their kids the importance and relevance of Mahashivratri Vandu aur Rajesh gets into a role of Lord Shiva and Parvati. The viewers will get to see the special episode on Mahashivratri. Actor sumit will be seen playing the role of Lord Shiva.

  • Anupamaa completes 200th episode, cast and crew gets into celebration

    Anupamaa completes 200th episode, cast and crew gets into celebration

    Mar 11, 2021, 03:35 PM IST

    A pooja was performed on the sets of Anupamaa as the show completed 200 episodes. Lead actors Rupali Ganguly, Sudhanshu Pandey and Madalsa Sharma are elated to celebrate the milestone in a pious way.

  • From Mamata Banerjee

    From Mamata Banerjee's foot march to International Women's Day celebrations| Top News Stories

    Mar 08, 2021, 05:16 PM IST

    West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee led a ‘padayatra’ in Kolkata on monday on the occasion of International Women's Day.

  • Family, friends celebrate Randhir Kapoor

    Family, friends celebrate Randhir Kapoor's birthday in Mumbai

    Feb 15, 2021, 10:43 AM IST

    The entire Kapoor family celebrated birthday bash of Bollywood actor Randhir Kapoor in Mumbai. Randhir Kapoor turned 74th on February 15. Karisma Kapoor attended the party with her daughter Samiera. Kareena Kapoor Khan, Saif Ali Khan came along with son Taimur to grace the occasion. Mommy to be Kareena looked graceful in floral print kurta. Love birds Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt left together after the party got over. Neetu Kapoor also came along with her daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni. Sanjay Kapoor, Maheep Kapoor were also seen leaving the party. Aadar Jain came with actress and his girlfriend Tara Sutaria in style. Armaan Jain also came with his wife during the birthday celebration.

  • Prime Minister Modi inaugurates Chauri Chaura Centenary Celebrations at Gorakhpur

    Prime Minister Modi inaugurates Chauri Chaura Centenary Celebrations at Gorakhpur

    Feb 04, 2021, 12:18 PM IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated the Chauri Chaura Centenary Celebrations at Chauri Chaura, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh via video conferencing. The Prime Minister also released a postal stamp dedicated to the Chauri Chaura centenary during the event. "Incident of Chauri Chaura was not limited to a police station being set on fire. The message of the incident was huge. Due to various reasons, it was treated as a minor incident, but we should see it in context. The fire was not just in the station but in the hearts of people," PM Modi said.

  • R-Day celebrations: Beating Retreat ceremony set to allure crowds at Raisina Hills

    R-Day celebrations: Beating Retreat ceremony set to allure crowds at Raisina Hills

    Jan 29, 2021, 11:31 AM IST

    The full dress rehearsals for beating retreat ceremony were held in the national capital. The final event will take place at Vijay Chowk on January 29. Beating retreat ceremony marks the end of Republic Day festivities. It is performed by the bands of the Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force (IAF). They perform along with the mass formation of bands of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and Delhi Police. Sanitisation was done keeping in mind the fear of coronavirus. The R-Day celebrations will be low-key this year due to COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Security tightened in Assam ahead of 72nd Republic Day

    Security tightened in Assam ahead of 72nd Republic Day

    Jan 25, 2021, 10:18 PM IST

    As Assam is all set to celebrate the 72nd Republic Day, security has been beefed up and random checking of vehicles and frisking of passengers is being done at several places in capital Guwahati.

  • BSF Camel contingent gets ready to steal show at Republic Day parade

    BSF Camel contingent gets ready to steal show at Republic Day parade

    Jan 25, 2021, 10:16 PM IST

    Ahead of 72nd Republic Day, BSF Camel contingent is being prepped up. The camels are being decked up in rich attire.

  • President Kovind virtually addresses 11th National Voters Day celebrations

    President Kovind virtually addresses 11th National Voters Day celebrations

    Jan 25, 2021, 07:31 PM IST

    President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, virtually addressed the 11th National Voters' Day celebrations on January 25. At the event, President Kovind said, 'After being inspired by successful election process in India, many countries showed interest in researching on it. Even during COVID-19, Election Commission of India was able to hold a safe ballot. In view of such efforts to strengthen democracy across the world, India's Chief Election Commission was made the head of 'Association of World Election Bodies'.' The event was organised by the Election Commission of India.

  • Kejriwal hoists national flag at Delhi Secretariat to mark R-Day celebrations

    Kejriwal hoists national flag at Delhi Secretariat to mark R-Day celebrations

    Jan 25, 2021, 12:34 PM IST

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday hoisted the Tricolour at Delhi Secretariat to mark the 72nd Republic Day celebrations. While addressing the gathering, he said, "I hope this year we'll get rid of COVID-19. It was a difficult phase. People lost jobs, it was tough for govt too as no tax was received and we wondered how to pay salaries to our employees."

  • Khadi fashion show organised in Lucknow on UP Divas

    Khadi fashion show organised in Lucknow on UP Divas

    Jan 25, 2021, 10:16 AM IST

    A Khadi fashion show was organised at Avadh Shilpgram in Lucknow as part of Uttar Pradesh Divas celebrations on Sunday.

  • Home Minister addresses first BTR Accord Day celebration in Assam

    Home Minister addresses first BTR Accord Day celebration in Assam's Kokrajhar

    Jan 24, 2021, 01:59 PM IST

    This rally is a reply to those who disturbed the peace in Assam by spreading venom in the name of Bodo and non-Bodo. Today, Bodos & non-Bodos both are present here: Union Home Minister Amit Shah at the opening ceremony of first BTR Accord Day

  • Top 9 News: PM Modi in Kolkata for

    Top 9 News: PM Modi in Kolkata for 'Netaji' 125th birth anniversary celebrations

    Jan 23, 2021, 09:54 AM IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to address 'Parakram Diwas' celebrations in Kolkata today, to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose, an iconic freedom fighter who hailed from the state. The Prime Minister's Office said he will also distribute over one lakh land 'pattas' (allotment certificates) in Sivasagar, Assam on the same day. Modi's visit to the two states assumes significance as both are headed to assembly polls in April-May.

  • PM Modi to visit Kolkata for Bose

    PM Modi to visit Kolkata for Bose's birth anniversary celebrations

    Jan 21, 2021, 04:08 PM IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address 'Parakram Diwas' celebrations in Kolkata on January 23 to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose.

  • Aaj Ka Viral: Will Yogi Adithyanath shut madrasas amid Republic Day celebration?

    Aaj Ka Viral: Will Yogi Adithyanath shut madrasas amid Republic Day celebration?

    Jan 21, 2021, 02:56 PM IST

    A viral Video on social media claims that the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh will shut down madrasas which do not celebrate Republic Day on January 26.

  • Prayers, celebrations in Harris

    Prayers, celebrations in Harris' ancestral village

    Jan 20, 2021, 08:25 PM IST

    A tiny, lush-green Indian village surrounded by rice paddy fields was beaming with joy Wednesday hours before its descendant, Kamala Harris, takes her oath of office and becomes the U.S. vice president.

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    Temple's idol decked up with kites, 'charkhis' on Makar Sankranti

    Jan 15, 2021, 10:24 AM IST

    The nation celebrated joyous festival of Makar Sankranti with zeal on January 14. On this auspicious occasion, BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Gujarat's Rajkot was decked up with colourful kites. The idol of god was beautifully decorated with different varieties of kites and 'charkhi'. Devotees enjoyed the mesmerising scenario of the temple.

  • Low-key Pongal celebrations in Rameswaram due to pandemic

    Low-key Pongal celebrations in Rameswaram due to pandemic

    Jan 14, 2021, 07:45 PM IST

    Pongal and Makar Sankranti, the harvest festivals were celebrated across South India on January 14.

  • UK PM Boris Johnson

    UK PM Boris Johnson's Republic Day visit to India cancelled amid Covid crisis

    Jan 05, 2021, 06:04 PM IST

    United Kingdom PM Boris Johnson cancels visit to India later this month, according to Reuters. The UK Prime Minister was scheduled to attend Republic Day celebrations as chief guest in New Delhi on January 26.