India News

Google Celebrates India's 73rd Republic Day With "Parade" Doodle

Google Celebrates India's 73rd Republic Day With "Parade" Doodle

NDTV Newsdesk | Wednesday January 26, 2022, New Delhi

Google is celebrating India's 73rd Republic Day today with a doodle depicting elements from the Republic Day parade.

"We Lost...": President Remembers Gen Bipin Rawat In Republic Day Address

"We Lost...": President Remembers Gen Bipin Rawat In Republic Day Address

Asian News International | Wednesday January 26, 2022, New Delhi

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday paid tributes to India's first Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, who died in a helicopter crash last month and said he was "one of bravest commanders of the country".

"Shared Details With China": Union Minister Kiren Rijiju On Missing Arunachal Teen

"Shared Details With China": Union Minister Kiren Rijiju On Missing Arunachal Teen

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Wednesday January 26, 2022, Guwahati

Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said the safe return of an Arunachal Pradesh teenager, who was reportedly kidnapped by China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) a week ago from Indian territory, is priority.

India Celebrates 73rd Republic Day, Iconic Parade To See Many Firsts

India Celebrates 73rd Republic Day, Iconic Parade To See Many Firsts

Asian News International | Tuesday January 25, 2022, New Delhi

India's military might, cultural diversity and varied unique initiatives will be showcased as President Ram Nath Kovind leads the nation on Wednesday in celebrating the 73rd Republic Day.

What Adar Poonawalla Said On Father Getting Padma Bhushan

What Adar Poonawalla Said On Father Getting Padma Bhushan

Asian News International | Tuesday January 25, 2022, New Delhi

Chief Executive Officer of the Serum Institute of India (SII) Adar Poonawalla on Tuesday congratulated the deserving individuals who will receive the Padma awards this year.

Gujarat's Statue Of Unity Crosses 75 Lakh Visitor-Mark

Gujarat's Statue Of Unity Crosses 75 Lakh Visitor-Mark

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 25, 2022, Ahmedabad

The number of visitors to the iconic Statue of Unity near the Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat's Narmada district has crossed the 75 lakh mark, a state government official said on Tuesday.

US Asks Its Citizens To Reconsider Travelling To India Due To COVID-19

US Asks Its Citizens To Reconsider Travelling To India Due To COVID-19

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 25, 2022, New Delhi

The US on Tuesday advised its citizens to reconsider any travel to India due to the current high level of COVID-19 cases in the country.

"Azad Not Ghulam": Jairam Ramesh On Padma Award For Party Colleague

"Azad Not Ghulam": Jairam Ramesh On Padma Award For Party Colleague

Reported by Sunil Prabhu | Tuesday January 25, 2022, New Delhi

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad's name in the Padma lists announced on the eve of the 73rd Republic Day evoked mixed reactions from party colleagues this evening.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Slams Government Over Students' Protest In Bihar

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Slams Government Over Students' Protest In Bihar

Asian News International | Tuesday January 25, 2022, New Delhi

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday slammed the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in Bihar, saying that a revolution will take place across the country against the oppression of youth and the arrogance of Bharatiya Janata Par

Army Vice Chief Manoj Pande To Be Awarded Param Vishisht Seva Medal

Army Vice Chief Manoj Pande To Be Awarded Param Vishisht Seva Medal

Asian News International | Tuesday January 25, 2022, New Delhi

Army Vice Chief-designate Lieutenant General Manoj Pande, Lieutenant General YK Joshi, Lieutenant General KJS Dhillon and Lieutenant General Madhuri Kanitkar will be awarded Param Vishisht Seva Medal on the 73rd Republic Day.

"No One Told Me": CPM's Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Rejects Padma Bhushan

"No One Told Me": CPM's Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Rejects Padma Bhushan

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Tuesday January 25, 2022, New Delhi

Former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Tuesday said he was not aware that he had been named for the Padma Bhushan and he would reject it if it were so, in an extremely rare instance of a recipient turning down one of India's top

Drones, Snowmobile Help Army Patrol Border With Pakistan In Winters

Drones, Snowmobile Help Army Patrol Border With Pakistan In Winters

Written by Nazir Masoodi , Edited by Sumana Nandy | Tuesday January 25, 2022, Srinagar

Technology is now playing a crucial role in the Army's counter-infiltration grid along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. Drones and snow scooters have been added to the Army's arsenal for deployment in snowbound areas and difficult terrain.

Wouldn't Want Netaji's Memory Hijacked For Communal Rivalry: Daughter

Wouldn't Want Netaji's Memory Hijacked For Communal Rivalry: Daughter

Reported by Vishnu Som, Edited by Swati Bhasin | Tuesday January 25, 2022, New Delhi

Two days after India celebrated Subhas Chandra Bose's 125th birth anniversary with Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiling a giant hologram of his at Delhi's India Gate, his daughter on Tuesday said it was heartening to see the freedom fighter's value

Wagah-Attari Border Like Ceremony To Start At 3 Rajasthan Posts: Border Force

Wagah-Attari Border Like Ceremony To Start At 3 Rajasthan Posts: Border Force

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 25, 2022, Jodhpur

Tourists visiting the Indo-Pak border districts Jaisalmer and Bikaner in Rajasthan will soon be able to watch the Wagha-Attari border like a beating retreat without the participation of Pakistani soldiers.

Padma Awards For Opposition's Ghulam Nabi Azad, Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee

Padma Awards For Opposition's Ghulam Nabi Azad, Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday January 25, 2022, New Delhi

Two key leaders of opposition parties -- senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and CPM's former Bengal Chief Minister Buddhdeb Bhattacharjee were on the list of the Padma awardees announced by the Centre on the eve of the Republic Day