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"House For Every Indian, Double Farmers' Income": PM's Promises For 2022

"House For Every Indian, Double Farmers' Income": PM's Promises For 2022

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Monday August 15, 2022, New Delhi

While interacting with beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Gramin (PMAY-G) in June 2018, the PM had said the government was working to ensure a home for every Indian by 2022.

"We Need To Be Self-Sufficient In Energy Sector": PM Modi

"We Need To Be Self-Sufficient In Energy Sector": PM Modi

Press Trust of India | Monday August 15, 2022, New Delhi

India, the world's third biggest oil importing and consuming nation, achieved the target to blend 10 per cent sugarcane-extracted ethanol in petrol ahead of schedule, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.

Independence Day 2022: Postal Service's PIN Code Turns 50

Independence Day 2022: Postal Service's PIN Code Turns 50

Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday August 15, 2022

The need for a PIN code was felt because of the duplication of names of several places across India.

14,917 Covid Cases In India, 32 Virus-Related Deaths In 24 Hours

14,917 Covid Cases In India, 32 Virus-Related Deaths In 24 Hours

Press Trust of India | Monday August 15, 2022, New Delhi

With 14,917new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India's case tally rose to 4,42,68,381, while the active cases increased to 1,17,508, according to data updated by the Union Health Ministry on Monday.

Made-In-India Gun Used For Ceremonial Salute At Red Fort On Independence Day

Made-In-India Gun Used For Ceremonial Salute At Red Fort On Independence Day

Press Trust of India | Monday August 15, 2022, New Delhi

A made-in-India gun was used for the first time in 75 years for the ceremonial 21-shot salute to the tricolour at the historic Red Fort on Independence Day.

PM Modi Ditches Teleprompter, Uses Paper Notes For Independence Day Speech

PM Modi Ditches Teleprompter, Uses Paper Notes For Independence Day Speech

Asian News International | Monday August 15, 2022, New Delhi

This Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi used paper notes, and not a teleprompter, in his address to the nation.This was his ninth address from the ramparts of the Red Fort.

PM Modi Says Corruption, Nepotism India's 2 Big Challenges

PM Modi Says Corruption, Nepotism India's 2 Big Challenges

NDTV News Desk | Monday August 15, 2022, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today declared battle against corruption and dynasticism, saying these are the twin evils that India is facing. Addressing the country from the ramparts of the Red Fort on 76th Independence Day, he said,

Aryan Khan Case Officer Files Defamation Case Against Ex-Maharashtra Minister

Aryan Khan Case Officer Files Defamation Case Against Ex-Maharashtra Minister

Press Trust of India | Monday August 15, 2022, Mumbai

Former Mumbai zonal director of the Narcotics Control Bureau Sameer Wankhede has filed a defamation complaint against former Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik, based on which the city police have registered a case against the NCP leader, an official s

PM Modi In Independence Day Speech: "Let's Pledge To Wipe Out Misogyny"

PM Modi In Independence Day Speech: "Let's Pledge To Wipe Out Misogyny"

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Monday August 15, 2022, New Delhi

He said for India to achieve the goals envisioned by its freedom fighters in the next 25 years, women have to play a critical role. If we uplift women and empower them, we can achieve the goals in a shorter duration and with less effort, he added.

Independence Day: 75 Artists Perform Special Patriotic Song 'Jaya Hey 2.0'

Independence Day: 75 Artists Perform Special Patriotic Song 'Jaya Hey 2.0'

Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday August 15, 2022

India is marking 75 years of Independence today, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the celebrations.

"India Mother Of Democracy": Top Quotes From PM's Independence Day Address

"India Mother Of Democracy": Top Quotes From PM's Independence Day Address

NDTV News Desk | Monday August 15, 2022, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the nation from the Red Fort on the occasion of India's Independence Day. The Prime Minister raised the national flag before paying tributes to those who fought for India's freedom.

"Have To Shed Shackles Of Servitude, Be Proud": PM's 5 Pledges

"Have To Shed Shackles Of Servitude, Be Proud": PM's 5 Pledges

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Monday August 15, 2022, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the nation from the historic Red Fort as India celebrates 75 years of Independence, listed five pledges (panchpran) the citizens must take to fulfil freedom fighters' dreams for India by 2047.

For PM Modi's 9th Speech From Red Fort, A Tricolour Turban

For PM Modi's 9th Speech From Red Fort, A Tricolour Turban

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Monday August 15, 2022, New Delhi

The celebrations for 75 years of Independence are being marked by a mega programme, the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, which started in March 2021.

Independence Day: Wishes, Messages WhatsApp, Facebook Status

Independence Day: Wishes, Messages WhatsApp, Facebook Status

Edited by NDTV News Desk | Monday August 15, 2022

India celebrates its Independence Day today. Patriotic fervour rules the length and breadth of the nation on this day.

Army Dog 'Axel', Who Helped Kill Terrorist, Honoured

Army Dog 'Axel', Who Helped Kill Terrorist, Honoured

Press Trust of India | Monday August 15, 2022, New Delhi

Indian Army's canine soldier 'Axel' who was shot dead by a terrorist in an anti-terror operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district last month has been recognised by the government for his service.