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Meghalaya wins third prize for its tableau at Republic Day parade in Delhi

Shillong/IBNS: Meghalaya has won the third prize for its tableau on ‘Meghalaya’s 50 years of Statehood and its tribute to women-led cooperative societies & SHGs’ among the 12 States/UTs which participated in the Republic Day parade in Delhi on Jan 26.

Republic Day: IIT alumni startup was behind novel drone show at 'Beating Retreat'

New Delhi/IBNS: A startup by an alumni of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi was behind the novel drone show at the 'Beating Retreat' ceremony of the Republic Day on Saturday, media reports said.

Dr Jitendra hosts lunch for JK’s Republic Day tableau team

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Minister of State in PMO Dr Jitendra Singh on Thursday hosted a lunch for the Jammu and Kashmir tableau team members, who had performed in the Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath in New Delhi.

JK creates history: Indian flag hoisted on top of Srinagar's Clock Tower

Srinagar/UNI: Amid tight security, a group of social activists with dozens of supporters on Wednesday hoisted the national flag on top of the historical Clock Tower in the city centre here.

Boris Johnson, Scott Morrison greet India on Republic Day

London: British PM Boris Johnson on Wednesday greeted India on Republic Day and described how the two nations are 'tied by bonds that span over decades'.

India witnesses flypast of 75 aircraft and helicopters on 73rd Republic Day

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The flypast of 75 aircraft and helicopters was the main highlight in the 73rd Republic Day of India, which had adopted its Constitution on this day in 1950.

UP showcases Kashi Vishwanath Dham in Republic Day tableau

New Delhi/UNI: The recently renovated Kashi Vishwanath Dham was showcased in the tableau of poll-bound Uttar Pradesh at the 73rd Republic Day parade on Wednesday.

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to fallen soldiers at War Memorial

New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tributes to fallen soldiers at the National War Memorial on the occasion of the 73rd Republic Day.

India observing Republic Day today

New Delhi: India is observing 73rd Republic Day on Wednesday with the main event being held in New Delhi amid COVID-19 spike across the nation.

Armed forces will benefit from better gender balance: President Ram Nath Kovind on R-Day eve

New Delhi/IBNS: President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday said the armed forces in India will benefit from better gender balance as the National Defence Academy opens its doors to recruit women.

General Bipin Rawat, vaccine makers, Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee named for Padma Awards 2022

New Delhi/IBNS: General Bipin Rawat, India's first Chief of Defence Staff, who was killed last year in a helicopter crash, will be honoured with the Padma Vibhushan Award posthumously, the government announced on Tuesday

Gandhi's favourite 'Abide By Me' hymn dropped from Republic Day Beating Retreat Ceremony

New Delhi/IBNS: Mahatma Gandhi's favourite 'Abide By Me', a prayer to God, has been dropped by the Modi government from the Beating Retreat Ceremony of this year's Republic Day, leading to another possibility of a face-off between the government and the Opposition, media reports said.

Assam government issues new SOP for Republic Day celebrations

Guwahati/IBNS: Amid rising the number of COVID-19 cases in the state, the Assam government has issued a new SOP for Republic Day celebrations in the state.

JK: Security up in Srinagar ahead of R Day

Srinagar/UNI: Ahead of the Republic Day, security has been beefed up across Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, with the police and paramilitary forces checking vehicles and intensifying patrolling in sensitive areas.

Republic Day Tableau: Centre denies Mamata Banerjee's allegations

New Delhi/UNI: The Centre on Monday rejected the allegations levelled by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that the state's tableau has been excluded from the Republic Day parade on January 26.