Tag - 74th Republic Day

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...

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...

President Droupadi Murmu approves 412 Gallantry Awards


New Delhi: President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday approved 412 gallantry awards including six Kirti Chakras and 15 Shaurya Chakras on the eve of 74th Republic Day. Out of the six Kirti Chakras, four were conferred posthumously. Similarly, two Shaurya Chakras were awarded posthumously. The Kirti Chakra award winners are Major Shubhang from the Dogra Regiment of...

Mulayam, SM Krishna, Zakir Hussain, Kumar Mangalam Birla get Padma awards


New Delhi: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav, former External Affairs minister in the UPA government S M Krishna and tabla maestro Zakir Hussain were among six luminaries selected for the country’s second highest civilian honour Padma Vibhushan. According to an official statement released on the eve of Republic Day, Yadav, medical professional...