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Taliban rejected national and global appeals to create inclusive govt: Afghan diplomatic missions

Taliban rejected national and global appeals to create inclusive govt: Afghan diplomatic missions

New Delhi: The Taliban have not only failed to deliver on their commitments but also “re-enacted draconian policies”, including systematically erasing women from public life, Afghan diplomatic missions across the world said on Monday on the first anniversary of fall of the democratically-elected government in Kabul. The Taliban seized power in Kabul on August 15 […]

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Natural & chemical free farming to give strength to self-reliant India: Modi

Natural & chemical free farming to give strength to self-reliant India: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said natural and chemical-free farming can boost the country’s efforts to be more self-reliant in agriculture. Addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 76th Independence Day, Modi also stressed on judicious use of water in farm fields. Stating that Atma Nirbhar Bharat […]

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From Red Fort, PM lauds armed forces for supporting self-reliance in defence

From Red Fort, PM lauds armed forces for supporting self-reliance in defence

New Delhi: From the ramparts of the Red Fort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday saluted the armed forces for supporting his vision for a self-reliant India and made a mention of the export of Brahmos supersonic cruise missile. In his Independence Day address, Modi also referred to the use of an indigenously developed howitzer […]

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5G mobile services to start soon, says PM Modi

5G mobile services to start soon, says PM Modi

New Delhi: 5G mobile telephony, which holds the promise of offering 10 times faster speeds and lag-free connectivity, will soon start in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday. The Prime Minister touched upon all-round development of technology in the country from 5G to push for electronic chips, laying of optical fibre cable (OFC) network […]

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People’s aspirations on rise, we can’t wait anymore to fulfil them: PM Modi

People’s aspirations on rise, we can’t wait anymore to fulfil them: PM Modi

New Delhi: Be it the Centre or states, governments will have to work to realise the aspirations of the people of the country as they can not wait anymore to see their dreams being fulfilled, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday. Addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on 76th Independence Day, […]

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Nikhat Zareen gifts PM Modi boxing gloves, Hima Das gives traditional gamocha

Nikhat Zareen gifts PM Modi boxing gloves, Hima Das gives traditional gamocha

 New Delhi: Indian athletes expressed their elation at being honoured by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for their superlative showing at Birmingham Commonwealth Games with Nikhat Zareen gifting him her boxing gloves and sprinter Hima Das giving the traditional Assamese gamocha. Modi, on Saturday, hosted the Indian contingent at his residence to felicitate the players. The […]

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Security enhanced in Delhi ahead of Independence Day

Security enhanced in Delhi ahead of Independence Day

New Delhi:  In view of the 76th Independence Day celebration on Monday, security has been stepped up across the national capital with more than 10,000 personnel manning the Red Fort from where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the country. From facial recognition system cameras to multi-layered security cover and deployment of over 400 kite […]

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Independence Day an occasion to remember freedom fighters, builders of modern India: VP Dhankhar

Independence Day an occasion to remember freedom fighters, builders of modern India: VP Dhankhar

New Delhi: Independence Day is an occasion to remember the valiant freedom fighters whose courage and sacrifice brought us freedom and the builders of modern India, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar said on Sunday. As India celebrates “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”, it is time to recall and retell the inspiring stories of the great revolutionaries and […]

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Terror module busted in Punjab ahead of I-Day

Terror module busted in Punjab ahead of I-Day

Chandigarh: Ahead of Independence Day, the Punjab Police on Sunday claimed to have busted a “Pakistan ISI-backed terror module” and arrested four persons. The operation was carried out jointly by the Punjab Police and the Delhi Police. Tight security arrangements have been made in Punjab and Haryana and their common capital Chandigarh ahead of the […]

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Cong shares draft of Nehru’s ‘tryst with destiny’ speech; he had written ‘date with destiny’

Cong shares draft of Nehru’s ‘tryst with destiny’ speech; he had written ‘date with destiny’

New Delhi: The Congress Sunday shared former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s handwritten draft of his famous first Independence day speech in which he had written about the country’s “date with destiny” but delivered it as “tryst with destiny”. Congress general secretary, Communications, Jairam Ramesh also shared the video of Nehru’s speech delivered at the midnight […]