AIFF congratulates Bembem Devi on Padma Shri honour(2 minutes ago) New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) has congratulated Oinam Bembem Devi, after she became the first Indian woman footballer, and the seventh overall to be selected for Padma Shri Award.
R-Day 2020: What it means to TV actors(2 minutes ago) Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) Telly actors like Jasmin Bhasin, Meera Deosthale and Paritosh Tripathi say the Republic Day, being celebrated by the nation on Sunday, holds a special place in their hearts.
Sharif Chacha's Padma has special significance (Lead)(2 minutes ago) Ayodhya, Jan 26 (IANS) Mohammad Sharif is suddenly the cynosure of all eyes in Ayodhya. He has always been loved and respected and is endearingly known as 'Sharif Chacha' but an announcement on Saturday has elevated his social status overnight.
Kashmir finds a new narrative in Bollywood(8 minutes ago) New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) In a couple of weeks, filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopras "Shikara" will bring to the big screen the story of exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Kashmir Valley. This aspect of Kashmirs history has never normally received Bollywoods attention, which has so far explored Kashmir only as a gorgeous backdrop for filming songs or, since around early nineties, as script material to make films about Islamic terror and cross-border violence.
Mizoram's growth rate one of the best in India: Guv(8 minutes ago) Aizawl, Jan 26 (IANS) Mizoram Governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai on Sunday said that the state's economic growth rate of 14.82 per cent last year was one of the best among states in the country and it is likely to be similar this year as well.
UK govt mulls 'emergency evacuation' for Brits in China(12 minutes ago) London, Jan 26 (IANS) The UK government was reportedly considering an emergency evacuation of more than 200 British people in China due to the coronavirus outbreak, which has so far killed 56 people in the Asian country.
Bhagwat unfurls tricolour in Gorakhpur(16 minutes ago) Gorakhpur, Jan 26 (IANS) RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday hoisted the tricolour at the Bilandpur Khatta grounds in Gorakhpur on the occasion of Republic Day.
Sharif Chacha's Padma has special significance(16 minutes ago) Ayodhya, Jan 26 (IANS) Mohammad Sharif is suddenly the cynosure of all eyes in Ayodhya. He has always been loved and respected and is endearingly known as 'Sharif Chacha' but an announcement on Saturday has elevated his social status overnight.
Punjab CM announces schemes for SAS Nagar(22 minutes ago) Chandigarh, Jan 26 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced a series of welfare and development initiatives to boost progress in Sahibzada Ajit Singh (SAS) Nagar district of the state.
Maiden batch of NCC girls confers guard of honour to JNU VC(22 minutes ago) New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) The maiden batch of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) girls' unit of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Sunday conferred a guard of honour to the Vice Chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar, as the University celebrated the Republic Day.
Proud at 71: India celebrates R-Day (Lead)(12:54) New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) It was tricolour balloons, 22 tableaux projecting India's rich diversity, the armed forces showcasing their might and 'garba' on Rajpath, as India celebrated 71 years as a republic on Sunday.
2021 T20WC in India: Pakistan's U-turn(12:52) Lahore, Jan 26 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief executive officer Wasim Khan has taken a U-turn on his earlier statement where he said the Green Brigade will not travel to India for the 2021 T20 World Cup if the BCCI doesn't allow Men in Blue to tour Pakistan in the Asia Cup, later this year.
Yuvraj, Akram join Bushfire relief match(12:48) Brisbane, Jan 26 (IANS) India's 2011 World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh and Pakistan fast bowling legend Wasim Akram are the first international players to confirm their availability for the Bushfire Cricket Bash fundraising match on February 8.
Shaheen Bagh fails to turn R-Day into show of strength(12:46) New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Efforts to convert Republic Day into a show of strength for the Shaheen Bagh anti-CAA protesters ended on a relatively placid note - with crowd turnout on Sunday remained below five thousand as against the expected ten lakh people claimed.
Tripura transportation through Bangladeshi ports: Guv(12:40) Agartala, Jan 26 (IANS) Tripura Governor Ramesh Bais on Sunday said that the tough and challenging transportation in hilly Tripura and other northeastern states would be eased with the use of Bangladeshi ports and new waterway connectivity between Tripura and the neighbouring country.
UK unveils new 50p Brexit coin(12:38) London, Jan 26 (IANS) UK Chancellor Sajid Javid has unveiled a new 50p Brexit coin marking Britains departure from the European Union (EU) on January 31.
Colourful R-Day parade in Kolkata(12:32) Kolkata, Jan 26 (IANS) West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar unfurled the Tricolour and took the ceremonious salute here as the eastern state joined the rest of the nation in celebrating India's 71st Republic Day on Sunday.
MI wish Zaheer on receiving Padma Shri(12:32) Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) Four-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions on Sunday wished its Director of Cricket Operations and former India cricketer Zaheer Khan as the 41-year-old has been chosen for the prestigious Padma Shri award.
R-Day: MP CM calls for coordination to combat challenges(12:26) Indore, Jan 26 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Sunday called upon Congressmen for proactive coordination to meet the challenges, as he unfurled the national flag here at the Congress office, on 71st Republic Day.