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Today’s narcissist govt: Sonia Gandhi’s jibe at BJP in Independence Day message

Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi took a jibe at the government in her Independence Day wish, a day after a row erupted after BJP dropped Nehru from its Har Ghar Tiranga advertisement in Karnataka. “Friends, we have achieved a lot in the last 75 years but today’s narcissistic govt is busy downplaying the great sacrifices Read More…

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Google marks 75th anniversary of ‘Azadi’ with animated doodle inspired by kite-flying

Depicting India’s popular recreational sport, kite-flying, in a multi-hued artwork with an embedded metaphor, technology giant Google marked the 75th anniversary of the country’s independence on Monday with a vibrant doodle. The delectable doodle with elements of the tricolour in the kites shown follows the recent launch of the “India ki Udaan” project executed by Read More…

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In Independence Day speech, PM remembers Gandhi, Nehru: ‘Next 25 years crucial’

In a rousing address to the nation as India marks 75 years of freedom, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday recalled the strength of women and sacrifices of freedom fighters during the country’s journey from one milestone to another. Asserting that he is the first PM – born after independence – to address the nation Read More…

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Independence Day: 75 Artists Perform Special Patriotic Song ‘Jaya Hey 2.0’

To celebrate 75 years of India’s Independence, 75 artists from across the country have come together to release a patriotic song ‘Jaya Ho’. Titled ‘Jaya Ho 2.0’, the song has been conceptualised, composed and directed by Sourendro Mullick and Soumyojit Das, popularly known as the Sourendro-Soumyojit duo. It is a rendition of the full five Read More…

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Drug shortage hits Tamil Nadu govt hospitals

Several government hospitals in Tamil Nadu are under the grip of an acute shortage of medicines affecting the services. The government medical college hospitals are now functioning by making local purchases using Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme (CMCHIS). Sources in the state health department told IANS that the Tamil Nadu Medical Service Corporation (TNMSC) Read More…

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PM Modi’s Mother Distributes National Flags Ahead of Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother Hiraba Modi, who entered the 100th year of her life in June this year, on Saturday distributed national flags to children at her residence on the outskirts of Gandhinagar city in Gujarat. Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel kicked off the three-day “Har Ghar Tiranga” campaign to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Read More…