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India Takes Pride In Having World's Largest Covid-19 Vaccination Programme, Says PM

Aug 17, 2021 PTI

The prime minister praised the scientists, doctors, paramedical staff, and others involved in vaccine manufacturing in the country, saying India did not have to depend on others for vaccines against Covid-19.

Indian Mountaineers Led By Sheetal Scale Europe's Highest Point Mt Elbrus On I-Day

Aug 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Mount Elbrus is a peak situated on a dormant volcano and has two edges, eastern and western.


75th Independence Day, A Musical Memoir

A glimpse of the tunes and melodies floating around Independence Day celebrations

Samyukta Kisan Morcha Take Out 'Tiranga' Rallies To Mark 75th Independence Day

Aug 15, 2021 Jayanta Bhattacharya

Farmers from different parts of the country have been protesting against the Centre’s three contentious farm laws since November last year.


Meghalaya Home Minister Resigns Amid Violence In Shillong Over Police Encounter Of Ex-Militant

The Meghalaya government has imposed curfew on Shillong and suspended internet in four districts of the state.

15 August, 2021

Arvind Kejriwal Wants To See India Win 70 Medals In Olympics, Delhi To Bid For Games

PTI

Kejriwal also applauded the medal winners for being part of the country's most successful Olympic campaign in Tokyo


15 August, 2021

Stalin Unfurls Tricolour, But He Basks In A Right Earned By His Father

G.C. Shekhar

It was Karunanidhi who got Chief Ministers the right to unfurl Tricolour on I-Day


15 August, 2021

Despite Khalistani Threat, Himachal CM Unfurls Flag In Mandi

Ashwani Sharma

Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur announces benefits worth Rs 450 crore for four lakh employees and pensioners.


15 August, 2021

Lack Of Debate A 'Sorry State Of Affairs': CJI On I-Day

Outlook Web Desk

Speaking at an event organised by the Supreme Court Bar Association to mark 75 years of independence, NV Ramana said that the absence of quality debate leaves many aspects of laws unclear and increases the burden on courts.


15 August, 2021

Independence Day: J&K Lt Governor Invokes Vajpayee, Says Government Following His Path

Naseer Ganai

Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha, like previous political leaders of Jammu and Kashmir, invoked former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Insaniyat, Jamhooriyat and Kashmiriyat slogan.


15 August, 2021

Independence Day: Google Doodle Celebrates Diversity Of Indian Dance Forms

Outlook Web Desk

The doodle made by Kolkata-based artist Sayan Mukherjee "celebrates India's Independence Day and its cultural traditions forged in centuries of historical progress.


15 August, 2021

On India's 75th Independence Day, PM Narendra Modi Lauds Tokyo Olympians Who Made Nation Proud

Outlook Web Bureau

Tokyo Olympians like Neeraj Chopra, Mary Kom and the hockey players were among those who turned up at Red Fort to mark Happy Independence Day


15 August, 2021

Happy Independence Day 2021: Cricketers, Olympians Send Good Wishes

Outlook Web Bureau

Sports icons like VVS Laxman, Harbhajan Singh, Yogeshwar Dutt and others pass on their wishes to the nation on 75th Independence Day


15 August, 2021

India Must Become 'Atmanirbhar' By 100th Independence Day: PM Modi

Outlook Web Desk

The 75th Independence Day is being marked with the "Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav" that will include year-long celebrations.


15 August, 2021

75th Independence Day: In Search Of True Freedom

T S Haokip

Even as our achievements in many fields deserve applause 75 years since independence, social freedom is still elusive to us.


15 August, 2021

Independence Diary: 'Unity In Diversity' One Of The Most Powerful Thoughts India Gave World

J Nandkumar

Nehru who had a deep understanding of Indian cultural ethos had made a terrible mistake when he tried to graft alien concepts like secularism onto the Indian psyche for political purposes.


14 August, 2021

Thirty CBI Personnel Receive Service Medals From President On Independence Day Eve

Outlook Web Desk

The list of the names also included CBI Joint Director Manoj Sashidhar who is heading the probe into the bank fraud case involving Vijay Mallya and several other high-profile investigations.


14 August, 2021

Army Troops Of India And Pakistan Exchange Sweets Across LoC To Mark Pakistan's Independence Day

Outlook Web Desk

The sweets were presented by the Indian Army personnel to their Pakistani counterparts at Chilehana Tithwal Crossing Point in The Tangdhar sector in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.


Photo Gallery

Health workers inoculate a COVID-19 vaccine dose to a beneficiary during a mega-vaccination drive to mark PM Modi's 71st birthday, in Beawar district.

PTI Photo

Devotees carry an idol of Lord Ganesh for immersion in the Tawi river, in Jammu.

PTI Photo

Saints pray to Lord Swaminarayan during 'Jal Jalani Edkashi' at Gurukul in Surat.

PTI Photo

Activists of Samuga Needhi Katchi wear masks of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin and former chief minister M Karunanidhi, during the pledge owing on the 143rd birth anniversary of Thanthai Periyar, in Coimbatore.

PTI Photo

Health workers inoculate a COVID-19 vaccine dose to a beneficiary during a mega-vaccination drive to mark PM Modi's 71st birthday, in Ahmedabad.

PTI Photo
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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

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Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

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