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  • Goa s 90% population administered first dose of COVID-19 vaccine: CM Pramod Sawant-dnm

    Top StoriesAug 15, 2021, 1:48 PM IST

    Goa’s 90% population administered first dose of COVID-19 vaccine: CM Pramod Sawant

    CM Sawant also announced that people of Goa will get 16,000 litres of tap water free per month from September 1.
     

  • Delhi CISF establishes double-layered frisking at metro stations ahead of Independence Day celebrations-dnm

    India NewsAug 2, 2021, 3:40 PM IST

    Delhi: CISF establishes double-layered frisking at metro stations ahead of Independence Day celebrations

     The passengers entering the metro premises are being frisked two times by the CISF personnel deputed there to ensure the safety of passengers, added Rana.

  • Red Fort locked down day after intelligence alert on Independence Day threat-VPN

    Top StoriesJul 21, 2021, 10:25 AM IST

    Red Fort locked down day after intelligence alert on Independence Day threat

    The ASI, in a communication, said that there should be no entry inside the Red Fort allowed from the morning of July 21 to August 15 till the Independence Day celebration is over. 

  • Tetseo Sisters of Nagaland move hearts during Independence Day celebrations with voice

    IndiaAug 15, 2020, 7:11 PM IST

    Tetseo Sisters of Nagaland move hearts during Independence Day celebrations with voice

    Tetseo Sisters, a known band for folk music from Nagaland captured the attention of people during Independence Day celebrations.

  • West Bengal Security tightened for Independence Day in North Dinajpur-dbr

    IndiaAug 14, 2020, 12:42 PM IST

    West Bengal: Security tightened for Independence Day in North Dinajpur

    Weekly lockdown is in place in West Bengal in the month of August, and Independence Day will be celebrated on August 15 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The administration is keen to avoid sabotage and unpleasant situations on Independence Day. Strict checking is going on in Raiganj and North Dinajpur. The Border Security Force (BSF) has further strengthened the naval presence in the border areas.

     

     North Dinajpur is a district bordering north Bengal. The area of Bangladesh border in the district is more than 200 kilometers. There is also the inter-state border of Bihar-Bengal.

     

     Concerns about the coronavirus situation are growing. No sabotage or unpleasant situation will be created on the eve of Independence Day. Administration and police officials are reluctant to take the risk. High alert has been issued in North Dinajpur.

     

     Police and BSF are patrolling in the streets in different areas of the district including Sadar city and Raiganj. Search operations are going on, bike riders are also not exempted from the search.

     

    Special attention is also being paid to hotels and restaurants. Police are installing CCTV cameras in crowded areas.

     

    Police checking is not only in urban areas but also in villages bordering Bangladesh. Administrative officials are in touch with the BSF regarding border security.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: 3 suspected terrorists caught in Kupwara; arms recovered-ycb

    CrimeAug 11, 2020, 11:08 AM IST

    Jammu and Kashmir: 3 suspected terrorists caught in Kupwara; arms recovered

    Ahead of the Independence Day celebrations, the Indian Army apprehended three people suspected to be terrorists and recovered weapons from them

  • Coronavirus BBMP cancels Independence parade, cultural programme this year

    IndiaAug 3, 2020, 11:11 AM IST

    Coronavirus: BBMP cancels Independence parade, cultural programme this year

    BBMP commissioner N Manjunath Prasad said Independence Day celebrations will be low key this year keeping in mind coronavirus pandemic

  • Tamil Nadu: Lockdown extended till August 31

    IndiaJul 30, 2020, 6:09 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu: Lockdown extended till August 31

    Amid the lockdown in Tamil Nadu, the Independence Day celebrations will be held across the state as per Central government guidelines. This was announced by CM Palaniswami
     

  • MHA issues advisory for Independence Day celebration; invite those recovered, says Centre

    IndiaJul 24, 2020, 12:39 PM IST

    MHA issues advisory for Independence Day celebration; invite those recovered, says Centre

     No school children, a pared-down list of dignitaries, chairs instead of rugs for seating in several areas, and police in PPE — Independence Day morning at Red Fort this year will reflect the mood of a nation in the middle of a global pandemic.

  • Bengaluru Night Cap: From Yediyurappa's first Independence Day speech to flag hoisting in KPCC office

    NEWSAug 15, 2019, 6:26 PM IST

    Bengaluru Night Cap: From Yediyurappa's first Independence Day speech to flag hoisting in KPCC office

    Karnataka Congress president Dinesh Gundu Rao on Thursday (August 15) hoisted the tricolour flag at the party headquarters in Bengaluru. Karnataka CM Yediyurappa decided to have a simple Independence Day celebration in the state. Watch Bengaluru Night Cap for the top stories from across the city.

  • Bengaluru traffic diversion parking spaces City gears up for Independence Day

    NEWSAug 14, 2019, 10:16 AM IST

    Bengaluru traffic diversion, parking spaces: City gears up for Independence Day

    With Independence Day being just over 20 hours away, Bengaluru has some important traffic diversions to note, owing to security arrangements. Flag hoisting and inauguration of the parade and cultural activities will be done by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa at 9am on August 15 at Manekshaw Parade Ground.
     

  • kishalay bhattacharjee independence day

    Aug 15, 2016, 3:29 AM IST

    The idea (and the realities) of India@70

    In the early Seventies, we were growing up playing war games. Today, when India turns 70, we are at war with each other, writes Kishalay Bhattacharjee