Independence Day - August 15

  • Nagaland: Vivekananda Welfare Foundation celebrates I-Day
    Dimapur, August 16 (MExN): The Vivekananda Welfare Foundation (VWF) celebrated India’s 74th Independence Day by distributing food packet as evening snacks to the street beggars. Wth safety SOPs in place, Independence day was celebrated near the office of VWF at DMC building  and in the open spaces of Dimapur Railway Station by moving and riding around the city holding the National flag in hand and singing patriotic numbers, a VWF press release said.  The VWF membe
  • On Independence Day eve, President issues veiled warning to China
    New Delhi, August  14 (PTI): In a veiled message to China amid the border standoff, President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday asserted that while India believes in peace it is also capable of giving a befitting response to any attempt of aggression as he said "some in our neighbourhood" tried to carry out "misadventure of expansion". In his address to the nation on the eve of the 74th Independence Day, Kovind also spoke about the 'Aatmanirbhar' initiative
  • Inspired reading in the lead-up to Independence Day
    New Delhi, August 8 (IANS) Quite obviously, Independence Day - August 15 - means different things to different people. Is it tainted with pain, despair, and bloodshed due to Partition and the long drawn struggle for freedom, or is it coloured with hope and happiness - looking forward towards the endeavours of an independent nation? Given that it's a time for introspection, here's a collection of non-fiction and fiction to draw inspiration from and serve as a beacon for the f