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Indian Embassy celebrates Republic Day with friends of India


Washington: India’s 74th Republic Day was celebrated in Washington D.C. Jan 26 with a flag-hoisting ceremony at India House. The ceremony was attended by friends of India from diverse fields, including the US Congress, business, media, students and members of the Indian diaspora. Ambassador of India Taranjit Singh Sandhu unfurled the tricolor, which was followed...

India celebrates 74th Republic Day with a spectacular parade of many firsts


India’s military might, cultural diversity on display at Kartavya Path Google Doodle depicts elements of parade with intricate artwork US Embassy in New Delhi celebrates with musical rendition of 'Vande Mataram' New Delhi: Tens of thousands of people endured a winter chill and mist on Thursday as they gathered to watch a parade in the Indian capital...

45 fighter jets including Sukhoi, Rafale perform during parade


New Delhi: The grand finale of the 74th Republic Day parade presented the Fly Past, a stunning air show by 45 aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF), one from the Indian Navy and four helicopters of the Indian Army. The 50 aircraft including old and modern jets and helicopters like Rafale, MiG-29, Su-30, Sukhoi-30...

23 tableaux roll down Kartavya Path on R-Day


New Delhi: At the Republic Day parade in the national capital on Thursday, 23 tableaux -- 17 from states and union territories and six from various ministries and departments -- rolled down the Kartavya Path showing a plethora of cultures from across the country and bringing the boulevard alive with song and dance. The parade...

Marching contingents display India’s military might


Intro: During the grand parade, the major attraction was the Indian forces marching contingents and their military equipment New Delhi: The Republic Day parade began from Kartavya Path in New Delhi after a 21-gun salute was performed. President Droupadi Murmu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and this year's chief guest, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi were among...

This R-Day, commoners not VIPs figured in special invitees list


New Delhi: Construction workers of the Central Vista, Kartavya Path, New Parliament House besides milk and vegetable vendors, rickshaw pullers, street vendors were the special official invitees during the 74th Republic Day parade here. The special or Shram Yogi guests were made to sit in the front row at Kartavya Path. According to the Defence Ministry,...

PM Modi, HM Shah, others greet people on Republic Day


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders greeted citizens on the occasion of the 74th Republic Day. In a tweet, the Prime Minister termed this year's Republic Day "special" as the nation is celebrating 'Azadi Ka Amrit' Mahotsav. Everybody should unite to fulfill the dreams of the great freedom fighters of the country, he...

Putin wishes Murmu, Modi on R-Day, hails India’s contributions


New Delhi: Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his wishes to his Indian counterpart Droupadi Murmu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the 74th Republic Day, hailing India's achievements in various fields. In a statement issued by the Russian President's office, he said that India was making a significant contribution in ensuring international peace and security...

UK Foreign Secretary Cleverly wishes Jaishankar on R Day


New Delhi: UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly on Thursday extended his wishes to his Indian counterpart S. Jaishankar and the people of India on the occasion of the 74th Republic Day. "Happy Republic Day to my friend @DrSJaishankar and the people of India. We look forward to another year of UK-India friendship and cooperation! #RepublicDay2023,"...