August 16, 2020 01:31 (IST)
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MS Dhoni announces retirement from international cricket | India celebrates 74th Independence Day: PM Modi gives strong message to Pak, China from Red Fort | West Bengal: BJP worker found murdered in Khanakul during National Flag hoisting | From LAC to LoC, soldiers gave fitting reply to those who challenged India's sovereignty: Narendra Modi | India registers over 65,000 cases in 24 hours, tally crosses 2.5 million

Jammu and Kashmir: Security officials bust terror hideout in Awantipora, ammo recovered

Awantipora: Security forces have busted a terrorist hideout in  Awantipora region of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday, officials said.

Beyond Article 370: India revives Floriculture centre in Kashmir summer capital Srinagar

Srinagar: India has taken substantial steps to revive the floriculture centre situated in Srinagar which was destroyed by floods, a step which can be perceived as a positive move in the region recently celebrated the first anniversary of the scrapping of Article 370 in the region.

Kashmiri politician Mir Junaid wishes nation on Independence Day 

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Workers Party president Mir Junaid congratulated the country on 74th Indian Independence Day.

India announces to fund Greater Male Connectivity Project (GMCP)

New Delhi: In its bid to extend helping hands to neighbours, the Indian government on Thursday announced its decision to support the implementation of Greater Malé Connectivity Project in Maldives, through a financial package consisting of a grant of USD 100 million and a new Line of Credit of USD 400 million.

China wishes India on Independence Day

New Delhi/UNI: Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong here on Saturday greeted the people of India on 74th Indian Independence day, hoping that both countries prosper together in peace.

Amarinder Singh calls for readiness over threat from Pakistan, China

Mohali (SAS Nagar)/UNI: Warning of continued threat from both Pakistan and China, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday said Punjab would always be at the forefront of fighting the enemy at the borders.

Amit Shah unfurls tricolour, greets nation on Independence Day

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who recently recovered from Covid-19, on Saturday, unfurled the national flag at his New Delhi residence to mark the 74th Independence Day.

CSIR-CMERI hosts Indian Tricolour at Durgapur on 74th Independence Day

Durgapur, West Bengal/IBNS:  Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI), a state-run engineering research and development institution, on Saturday joined the rest of the country in its Independence Day celebrations with a flag hoisting ceremony at its headquarters in Durgapur in West Bengal.

US sees India as global power: Mike Pompeo

Washington/UNI: US Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo on Saturday while greeting the people of India on 74th Independence Day said that America sees India as a global power and a good friend.

Rs 1.1 crore cash recovered from revenue officer's home in Telangana

Hyderabad/IBNS: Anti-corruption bureau officials in Telangana on Saturday seized cash worth over Rs 1.1 crore from the residence of a revenue official in Medchal-Malkajgiri district, a media report said.

Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli greets PM Modi on 74th Independence Day

New Delhi/UNI:  Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Saturday called up his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and extended greetings on India’s 74th Independence Day.

PM Narendra Modi’s speech telecast on big screens in Srinagar

Srinagar/UNI: In a first, the Independence Day speech of Prime Minister Narandra Modi was on Saturday morning telecast on big screens installed at many places in the summer capital, Srinagar.

Ten Police Officers receive President’s Police Medals in Pune

Pune/UNI: Ten police officers and personnel from Pune were awarded president police medal for rendering meritorious and distinguished services on eve of 74th Independence Day.

6 lakh gram panchayats, including Lakshadweep, to be connected with optical fibre in next 1,000 days: PM Modi

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced that in the next 1,000 days, all six lakh gram panchayats of the country will be connected to the optical fibre network.

Oxygen line snapped after short circuit in Bengaluru's CV Raman General hospital, 20 Covid-19 patients evacuated

Bengaluru/IBNS:  A short circuit cut off the centralised oxygen line at CV Raman General Hospital in Indiranagar, a  Covid-19 dedicated hospital, necessitating the immediate evacuation of as many as 20 patients from the High Dependency Unit (HDU) to three other hospitals in the city in the wee hours of Saturday.