Joe Biden

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US Announces $2.98 Bn Military Aid To Ukraine

Amid the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, the United States of America has announced military aid of USD 2.98 billion to Ukraine. The announcement has come on the occasion of Ukraine’s Independence Day on August 24, and the aid will include weapons and equipments. Furthermore, Biden congratulated Ukrainians stating, “On behalf of all Americans, I congratulate the people of Ukraine on their Independence Day”.

Wed, 24 Aug 2022 - 08:42 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Joe BIden, Ukraine, Russia, Independence Day, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Military Aid

Courtesy: ANI

Namaste Vietnam Festival

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Namaste Vietnam Festival Commences In Ho Chi Minh City

The first Namaste Vietnam Festival started with a packed house at Ho Chi Minh City's landmark Independence Palace on August 13. The month-long Festival, coordinated by Captain Rahul Bali, is part of the 75th anniversary of Indian independence as well as the 50th anniversary of India-Vietnam diplomatic relations. It aspires to increase cultural interchange and collaboration between the nations in commerce, investment, tourism, education, and… read-more

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 08:40 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Namaste Vietnam Festival, Ho Chi Minh City, Independence Day, Vietnam, India-Vietnam relations

Courtesy: ANI


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Criminal With Reward Of Rs 50,000 Arrested During Intensive Checking In UP

A criminal carrying a reward of Rs 50,000 was injured in an encounter here and subsequently arrested, confirmed the Uttar Pradesh on August 15. As per PTI, the encounter took place in Jagannathpur village in the Gopiganj police station area. The arrest was made during an intensive checking, in then view of Independence Day. Notably, the wanted criminal has been identified as Rajesh Gaur (36).

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 08:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Uttar Pradesh Police, criminal, Independence Day, Reward Rs 50, 000, Roadways Checking

MS Dhoni

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Fans Recall Retirement Of MS Dhoni, 2 Years Ago On August 15 2020

Former Indian Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced retirement from international cricket on this day, two years ago. It is to be noted that star cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced his retirement from the international form of cricket.  In 2020, MS Dhoni stunned the cricketing world by announcing his retirement, on August 15, 2020. "Thanks a lot for ur love and support throughout. From 1929 hrs consider me as Retired."

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 05:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: MS DHONI, Independence Day, sports, Former Indian Captain, Cricket

Google Doodle India@75

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Google Doodle Honors Heritage Of Kite Flying On India's Independence Day

Google has created a doodle for Indian Independence Day 2022 to commemorate the people's efforts prior to August 15, 1947. The Google Doodle honors the Independence Day tradition of kite flying. India today has a unique position in global politics, and it appears that this position will only increase in the future. The country has emerged stronger in the post-Covid period, which has wreaked devastation since March of 2020.

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 04:31 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Google, Google Doodle, Independence Day, kite flying, tradition

Courtesy: DNA INDIA

PM Narendra Modi

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PM Modi Salute Kids Refusing To Play With Foreign Toys, Encourages Atmanirbhar Bharat

PM Narendra Modi saluted the spirit of children who refused to play with foreign toys, expressing the true spirit of "Atmanirbhar India". Addressing the ramparts on the 76th Independence Day, PM Narendra Modi said, " I have heard from countless families that 5-7-year-old children tell their parents that they do not want to play with foreign toys." Notably, Atmanirbhar Bharat has been a major initiative of the Indian Government.

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 04:27 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Atmanirbhar Bharat, Independence Day, Made in India, children

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Jug Jugg Jeeyo

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'Jugjugg Jeeyo' Starring Varun Dhawan To Be Re-Released In Theatres On August 15

Dharma Productions has revealed that the family comedy-drama "Jugjugg Jeeyo" would have another theatrical release in the nation beginning August 15. The film, directed by Raj Mehta and starring Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani, Anil Kapoor, and Neetu Kapoor, was released in theatres on June 24, this year. On August 14, the Karan… read-more

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 04:11 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Independence Day, Jug Jug Jeeyo, karan Johar, Theatres, Re-release, Varun Dhawan

Courtesy: Zee news

Kochi Metro Station

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Kochi Metros Launches Freedom Ride For Rs 10 On Independence Day

Under the "Freedom Travel" initiative, the Kochi Metro authority launched the scheme, which allows travel to commuters at Rs 10 only. Launched on August 15, as a part of the "Aazadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav" travellers can take any distance ticket taken from any station in between 6 am to 11 pm, will be for Rs 10. The freedom ride, in association with MyByk will begin from JLN Stadium.

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 03:51 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Independence Day, Travel, Kochi Metro, Aazadi ka Amrit mahotsav, Freedom Ride

Courtesy: ANI

Indian National Flag

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Cricket Fraternity Extends 75th Independence Day Wishes To Nations

Indian Cricket fraternity extended Independence wishes to the people of India, on August 15. Sportsperson like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and other cricketers extended wishes. The Boardo of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) Secretary Jay Shah also extended the wishes of Independence Day. "The goosebumps we Indians get on seeing our #Tiranga standing tall is something indescribable. On the auspicious occasion of 75th Independence Day, remember… read-more

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 03:31 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: BCCI, Jay Shah, Virat Kohli, Independence Day, Rohit Sharma

National Flag

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Indian CMs Celebrate Independence Day, Hoist National Flag

Indian Chief Ministers (CMs) like K Chandrashekar Rao (Telangana,) YS Jagan Mohan Reddy (Andhra Pradesh,) Eknath Shinde (Maharashtra,) and others celebrate the 76th Independence Day. The ministers hoist national flag, at respective events organised by their respective states. In AP, Jagan Mohan Reddy hoisted the national flag. In Maharashtra, Eknath Shinde celebrated the I-Day and unfurled the national flag. He also urged the citizens to… read-more

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 11:01 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Maharashtra(95), Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Independence Day, National Flag Hoisted