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One held in Goa for dishonouring national flag
General IANS Special Series 10:18 PM

One held in Goa for dishonouring national flag

Panaji, Aug 15 (IANS) Goa police on Monday arrested a person for allegedly hoisting a religious flag above the Indian flag at his rented accommodation in Ponda in South Goa. The national flag was not distinctly in the position of honour, police said.

INSIDE POLITICS: PREPPING FOR ASSEMBLY POLLS

As BJP prepares for upcoming Assembly polls, its top target is KCR
INSIDE POLITICS National 12:58 PM

As BJP prepares for upcoming Assembly polls, its top target is KCR

New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is busy preparing for the upcoming Assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh to be held later this year, as well as in Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh in 2023, besides other states.

BEYOND CWG: THE ROAD TO PARIS

How Birmingham 2022 fuelled dreams of rich Indian haul at Paris 2024
ROAD TO PARIS Sports 03:44 PM

How Birmingham 2022 fuelled dreams of rich Indian haul at Paris 2024

Birmingham, Aug 13 (IANS) As success breeds more success, India will be hoping that the 61 medals that its athletes bagged at the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games in Birmingham will lead to its best-ever performance at the next Olympic Games in Paris in 2024.

FREEDOM'S FORGOTTEN WARRIORS

View India's struggle on Maha's 'Landmarks of Freedom Movement' tourist circuit
National Human Interest/Society 05:28 PM

View India's struggle on Maha's 'Landmarks of Freedom Movement' tourist circuit

Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) The hotbed of Indian freedom, as the erstwhile Bombay Province and the modern-day Maharashtra was known, boasts of a large number of historical sites, places or monuments linked with the country's Independence movement against the British Raj.

NATIONAL

Movement of illegal drugs rampant under DMK rule: AIADMK
National Politics 11:40 PM

Movement of illegal drugs rampant under DMK rule: AIADMK

Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu minister, D. Jayakumar said the movement of illegal drugs was rampant during the 14 months of the DMK government, adding it does not have any control over the law and order situation in the state.

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HINDI

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NEIGHBOURHOOD IN DISTRESS

Indian envoy to Bangladesh pays homage to Bangabandhu
General NEIGHBOURHOOD 09:20 PM

Indian envoy to Bangladesh pays homage to Bangabandhu

Dhaka, Aug 15 (IANS) Indian high commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami on Monday paid homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. "In memory of great leader Bangabandhu, who led his country to freedom and inspired generations to come," wrote in a m...

INSIGHT

'Veer Bharat Memorial' to be built in Bhopal, says Shivraj
General Insight 01:26 PM

'Veer Bharat Memorial' to be built in Bhopal, says Shivraj

Bhopal, Aug 15 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government will build a 'Veer Bharat Memorial', which will consist of the statues of revolutionaries and freedom fighters, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced after hoisting the Tricolour on Monday.

VIDEO FLASH

August 15, 2022

TRICOLOUR AT THE HIGHEST BATTLEFIELD

August 15, 2022

Bihar: Tricolour hoisted proudly at the historic Sandys Compound on 76th Independence Day in Bhagalpur

August 15, 2022

UP: Tricolour was hoisted in Darul Uloom Firangi Mahal Lucknow

INTERNATIONAL

Pro-Trump protest outside FBI office called off as no protester turns up fearing a trap
International Politics 09:44 PM

Pro-Trump protest outside FBI office called off as no protester turns up fearing a trap

Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) A pro-Donald Trump protest outside the FBI office here was called off as reportedly no protester turned up fearing a trap.

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IANS PHOTO GALLERY

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with school students as he leaves after addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the occasion of the 76th Independence Day, in New Delhi on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (Photo: Qamar Sibtain/IANS)

Nagpur: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Dr. Mohan Bhagwat salutes after hoisting the national flag at the RSS headquarters on the occasion of 76th Independence Day, in Nagpur on Monday, August 15, 2022. (Photo: Chandrakant Paddhane/IANS)

New Delhi: President Droupadi Murmu pays homage to the fallen heroes on the occasion of Independence Day at the National War Memorial in New Delhi on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (Photo: IANS)

New Delhi: Congress leaders including Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi take pledge during the party's 'Azadi Gaurav Yatra' on the occasion of 76th Independence Day, in New Delhi on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (Photo: Anupam Gautam/IANS)

Attari: Border Security Force (BSF) personnel exchange sweets with Pak Rangers during the 76th Independence Day of India, at the India-Pakistan Attari-Wagah border, Monday, Aug 15, 2022. (Photo:Pawan sharma/IANS)

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with school
students as he leaves after addressing the nation from the ramparts of
the Red Fort on the occasion
of the 76th Independence Day, in New Delhi on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022.
(Photo: Qamar Sibtain/IANS)
Nagpur: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Dr. Mohan
Bhagwat salutes after hoisting the national flag at the RSS
headquarters on the occasion of 76th Independence Day, in Nagpur on
Monday, August 15, 2022. (Photo: Chandrakant Paddhane/IANS)
New Delhi: President Droupadi Murmu pays homage to the fallen
heroes on the occasion of Independence Day at the National War Memorial in
New Delhi on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (Photo: IANS)
New Delhi: Congress leaders including Rahul Gandhi and
Priyanka Gandhi take pledge during the party's 'Azadi Gaurav Yatra' on
the occasion of 76th Independence Day, in New Delhi on Monday, Aug.
15, 2022. (Photo: Anupam Gautam/IANS)
Attari: Border Security Force (BSF) personnel exchange sweets
with Pak Rangers during the 76th Independence Day of India, at the
India-Pakistan Attari-Wagah border, Monday, Aug 15, 2022. (Photo:Pawan
sharma/IANS)

BUSINESS

China's semiconductor output dips 17% in July amid US threat
Business Technology 08:48 PM

China's semiconductor output dips 17% in July amid US threat

Hong Kong, Aug 15 (IANS) China suffered a sharp fall in semiconductor output in July amid supply chain disruptions due to strict Covid measures in place, the media reported on Monday, as the US doubles down on domestic chip manufacturing with help from allies like South Korea.

SPORTS

Maharaja Trophy: Luvnith Sisodia keeps Hubli Tigers in the hunt
Sports Cricket 11:32 PM

Maharaja Trophy: Luvnith Sisodia keeps Hubli Tigers in the hunt

Mysore, Aug 15 (IANS) Wicketkeeper-batter Luvnith Sisodia finally lived up to the billing scoring a brilliant unbeaten knock of 96 runs off 55 deliveries to take his team Hubli Tigers to a 5-wicket win against Gulbarga Mystics in the Maharaja Trophy T20 cricket tournament here at th...

Ultimate Kho Kho: Mumbai Khiladis, Odisha Juggernauts secure first wins in the league (Ld)
Sports Other Sports 11:10 PM

Ultimate Kho Kho: Mumbai Khiladis, Odisha Juggernauts secure first wins in the league (Ld)

Pune, Aug 15 (IANS) Mumbai Khiladis and Odisha Juggernauts opened their account in the inaugural edition of Ultimate Kho Kho by securing wins by a similar eight-point margin on the second day of the league at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, here on Monday.

SHOWCASE

New poster for I-Day, Mansore's latest Kannada film arouses curiosity
General SHOWCASE 11:26 AM

New poster for I-Day, Mansore's latest Kannada film arouses curiosity

Bengaluru, Aug 15 (IANS) National Award winner Mansore has yet again managed to create waves in the Kannada cinema industry. The maker of films like 'Harivu', 'Naticharami', and 'ACT 1978' has released an intriguing poster of his next '19.20.21' on the occasion of Independence Day.

SPOTLIGHT

Thousands witness iconic Attari-Wagah border ceremony after two years
General Spotlight 07:08 PM

Thousands witness iconic Attari-Wagah border ceremony after two years

Amritsar, Aug 15 (IANS) Tens of thousands spectators, comprising foreigners, gathered on Monday to witness after a gap of two years owing to the pandemic the first-of-its-kind iconic ceremony with electrifying effect on the boisterous audience on the borders of two countries near th...

Entertainment

Depp set to direct his second film in 25 yrs with Al Pacino as producer
Cinema/Showbiz Hollywood 10:30 PM

Depp set to direct his second film in 25 yrs with Al Pacino as producer

Los Angeles, Aug 15 (IANS) Fresh off his victory in the Amber Heard defamation suit, Johnny Depp is all set to direct a movie 25 years after he made his first, a neo-Western in which he co-starred with Marlon Brando, reports Variety. Depp's directorial debut film, 'The Brave' (1997)...

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SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

Musk first foreigner to write for China's top internet watchdog magazine
Science/Technology Technology 05:28 PM

Musk first foreigner to write for China's top internet watchdog magazine

Hong Kong, Aug 15 (IANS) Tesla CEO Elon Musk has become the first foreigner to write an article for the official magazine of the Cyberspace Administration of China, the country's top internet watchdog.

IANS Life

  • Flavours of freedom
    General IANS Life 11:16 AM

    Flavours of freedom

    New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANSlife) As we celebrate India's 75th Independence Day this year, it is interesting to look at regional cultural ideas, each with its own customs, traditions, language, and cuisine. Food is at the heart of quintessential Indian culture, and to get to its rich culinary heritage IANSlife speaks to five chefs to find out what regional cuisine means to them.

  • Celebrating the spirit of liberation with Modern Indian Art
    General IANS Life 11:10 AM

    Celebrating the spirit of liberation with Modern Indian Art

    New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANSlife) India has had wonderful independence for 75 years as of this year. But 1947 also marked a significant turning point in the development of Modern Indian Art. When the Bombay Progressive Artists Group was established, the debate surrounding Indian art experienced a resurrection of emancipated visual vocabulary. The pre-independence era's turbulent years gave rise to a younger generation of artists who had a strong sense of defiance that would have a significant impact on their work.

  • Shalu Juneja questions if there is actual freedom in oneness
    General IANS Life 11:06 AM

    Shalu Juneja questions if there is actual freedom in oneness

    New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANSlife) As India completes 75 years of independence, it's time to introspect on what freedom actually means. Through Shalu Juneja's series "Unanimous", she questions if there is actual freedom in oneness.

  • American singer Mary Millben invited as cultural ambassador for 15th August
    General IANS Life 11:04 AM

    American singer Mary Millben invited as cultural ambassador for 15th August

    New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANSlife) Mary Millben, a well-known singer and media personality from the United States, is the first American artist to perform as an invited cultural ambassador for the United States at an event commemorating India's 75th anniversary of independence on August 15.

  • Coping with the emotions of menopause
    General IANS Life 11:02 AM

    Coping with the emotions of menopause

    New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANSlife) The number of menopausal and postmenopausal women in the world is anticipated to reach 1.2 billion by 2030, with 47 million new members joining each year. But because of shame or fear, many women experience uncomfortable but manageable menopausal symptoms in silence. In India, menopause typically occurs at the age of 46.2 compared to 51 in western nations.

  • Local content creators mainstream sexual health conversations
    General IANS Life 10:58 AM

    Local content creators mainstream sexual health conversations

    New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANSlife) A virtual youth festival is doing its part to free minds and start conversations about sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) among under-represented young people in an eventful month when the country will celebrate International Youth Day (August 12), Adivasi Day (August 9), and Independence Day (August 15). This unique online cultural festival is reaching out to youth through a variety of virtual meet-ups, dance and music, skill training modules, youth forums, seminars, influencer engagements, and offline activities, all under the direction of the youth-led initiative "Baatein Unlocked" (BU).

  • Walk of happiness
    General IANS Life 01:30 PM

    Walk of happiness

    New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANSlife) The NGO Tamana in collaboration with the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) organised its annual fashion show, on Friday, titled "Fashion Beyond Boundaries" (Khadi & handloom) co-hosted by the Hyatt Regency, Delhi.

  • Sabyasachi High Jewellery at Bergdorf Goodman
    General IANS Life 12:58 PM

    Sabyasachi High Jewellery at Bergdorf Goodman

    New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANSlife) "Bengal's grand history of handcrafted jewellery almost faded away because of a lack of patronage. I want to bring this legacy back to the world."

  • 5 tips to keep in mind while shopping for cushion covers
    General IANS Life 12:38 PM

    5 tips to keep in mind while shopping for cushion covers

    New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANSlife) When you consider redesigning your home, what is the first thing that springs to mind? Given that each person has their own preferences and perspectives, I am confident that the answers to these questions will vary greatly. But it will always be the style and patterns of my pillow covers for me. I think they can significantly alter the appearance of your home. Your home decor will look fresh and unusual with new cushion coverings.

  • Celebrate the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav with these 5 patriotic audiobooks
    General IANS Life 12:12 PM

    Celebrate the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav with these 5 patriotic audiobooks

    New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANSlife) On Independence Day, watching patriotic movies and the parade never gets old, but why not try something new this year like OTT listening. To honour the nation's 75th anniversary of independence and to let you feel pride and honour for the country, Pocket FM has put together a special collection of audiobooks for Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. The top five audiobooks to recommend to your friends and family are listed below.

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