Ashoka Lion on Front, Chakra on the Back: Exclusive Preview of ‘Special’ Medal to be Released on I-Day

The Yatra is scheduled to start on June 30 and will culminate on August 11.
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Last Updated: August 14, 2022, 01:02 IST The 75th Independence Medal has Ashoka Lion on the front and Ashoka Chakra on the back. (Image: Special arrangement) There is a tradition of giving out commemorative Independence Day medals to the armed forces and central armed police forces every 25 years India will be awarding newly minted … Read more

Woman, Her Son, Daughter Die Due To Electrocution In Chhattisgarh: Cops

Jail Inmate Dies By Suicide In UP: Cops

They were declared dead on arrival at a nearby hospital, the police official said. (Representational) Raipur: A woman and her 14-year-old son and 12-year-old daughter were electrocuted in Chhattisgarh’s Bhaloda Bazar district on Saturday, a police official said. The incident took place in Damakheda village at around 1:30 pm, the Simga police station official said. … Read more

Govt aims to provide basic facilities to all through saturation of existing schemes: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Govt aims to provide basic facilities to all through saturation of existing schemes: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

As the debate over freebies heat up, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said the aim of the Modi government is to everyone through saturation of the existing welfare schemes as every Indian citizen deserves access to basic facilities. “Every Indian citizen deserves to have access to basic facilities without getting beholden to anybody. Our … Read more

Sunburn Goa 2022 Announces DJs Afrojack, Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike As First Headliners

Sunburn Goa 2022 Announces DJs Afrojack, Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike As First Headliners

Fresh off the announcement of the 16th edition of one of Asia’s electronic dance music festivals, Percept Live, creators of Sunburn have officially unveiled their much-awaited performance line-up. Grammy Award winner Afrojack and globally renowned DJs Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike have been announced as the first two headliners of the festival this year by … Read more

“Merely Putting Up Tricolour Does Not…”: Uddhav Thackeray On ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ Drive

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Former Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray also referenced toppling of his government. Mumbai: “Merely putting up the Tricolour doesn’t make you a patriot,” Maharashtra’s former chief minister Uddhav Thackeray said today on the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ drive of the BJP-led central government. The Shiv Sena leader said he understands it’s part of the ‘Azaadi Ka Amrit … Read more

Paramilitary Personnel Injured In Grenade Attack In Kashmir’s Srinagar

Paramilitary Personnel Injured In Grenade Attack In Kashmir's Srinagar

A cordon-and-search operation has been launched to catch the terrorists. (File) Srinagar: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel was injured when terrorists hurled a grenade at security forces personnel in Eidgah locality of Srinagar on Saturday, police said. “One grenade was lobbed by terrorist(s) towards security forces on Ali Jan Road, Eidgah,” the Srinagar … Read more