64TH REPUBLIC DAY

  • RDay parade pays tribute to 100 years of Indian films January 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Tableaux paying tribute to India cinema on its 100th anniversary and homage to Swami Vivekananda were among the varied display of art and culture at the 64th Republic Day parade here Saturday. Of the 19 tableaux, the one that drew maximum attention was that of the information and broadcasting...
  • Watch: India celebrates 64th Republic Day January 26, 2013

    Celebrations were held across the country on the 64th Republic Day. Politicians and citizens unfurled scores of national flags across the cities. ...
  • Sunny morning greets Delhiites on Republic Day January 26, 2013

    New Delhi: A sunny morning with a nip in the air greeted thousands of spectators gathered to witness the 64th Republic Day parade at the majestic Rajpath here on Monday though the minimum temperatures remained below normal. The low was recorded at 6.4 degrees Celsius, two degrees below normal and...
  • Republic Day India: 22 children receive National Bravery Award January 26, 2013

    New Delhi: This Republic Day, the nation is saluting 22 bravehearts who battled deep waters, raging fires and injustice to save the lives of others. All of them are under the age of 18 and winners of the children's bravery awards. They were felicitated on Friday in a special award...
  • 64th Republic Day: The highlights of the parade January 26, 2013

    New Delhi: 11.41: Ceremonies culminate as the national anthem is played. Tricoloured balloons are released. 11.36 am: The Indian Army's tornado bikers performed gravitydefying stunts followed by a mindboggling display of manoeuvres and complex formations by the Indian Air Force. 11.23 am: Schoolgoing children present dances on various themes. 11:05: I&B Ministry tableau...
  • Bhutan King to be chief guest at Republic Day celebrations January 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Bhutan on Friday said its friendship with India is indispensable for its success in the future and reiterated that New Delhi will remain the cornerstone of its foreign policy. Speaking at the banquet hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee in the national capital, Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck...
  • Watch: President's address to the nation on RDay eve January 25, 2013

    In his address to the nation on the eve of 64th Republic Day, President Pranab Mukherjee said in the recent past, serious atrocities on the Line of Control on Indian troops have been seen, an apparent reference to the beheading of an Indian soldier by Pakistan Army. ...
  • Don't take for granted the hand of friendship: President to Pak January 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Sponsorship of terrorism through nonstate actors is a matter of deep concern, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Friday making it clear to Pakistan that India is ready to offer a hand of friendship but that should not be taken for granted. In his address to the nation on...
  • Full text: Address by President on Republic Day eve January 25, 2013

    My Fellow Citizens: On the eve of our 64th Republic Day, I extend warm greetings to all of you in India and abroad. I convey my special greetings to members of our armed forces, paramilitary forces and internal security forces. India has changed more in last six decades than in six previous...