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  • India completes Olympic return with Sochi flag raising February 16, 2014

    Sochi, Russia: India completed its return to the Olympic family on Sunday when its flag was hoisted at the Sochi Games, five days after the International Olympic Committee lifted its suspension on the Southeast Asian nation. India had been banned since December 2012 after elections at its Olympic association (IOA) saw...
  • Saluting the men who saved the Tricolour from fire August 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Ahead of the Independence Day, CNNIBN brings the story of the bravehearts during the fire at the Mumbai Mantralaya. Even as a major fire raged on and people were being evacuated, seven men waited on the roof just so they could protect the Indian flag. When a fire raged across...
  • 15kg Tricolour hoisted at Kargil war memorial July 25, 2012

    Drass (Jammu and Kashmir): A massive Tricolour, weighing 15 kg, was on Wednesday hoisted at the Kargil war memorial in Jammu and Kashmir in Drass subsector as part of the celebrations of the 13th anniversary of victory in the 1999 war. The flag is 37 and a half feet in length,...
  • ICC official in Indian flag row, case filed April 1, 2011

    Mohali: Chandigarh police on Friday registered a case against an International Cricket Council (ICC) official for disrespecting the national flag in Mohali on Wednesday. The official stomped on balloons shaped as the Indian flag in Mohali before the semifinal match between India and Pakistan on Wednesday. A team of police officials from...
  • ICC official in Indian flag row, FIR likely April 1, 2011

    Mohali: Punjab Police are likely to register an FIR against the International Cricket Council official who stomping on balloons shaped as the Indian flag in Mohali before the semifinal match between India and Pakistan on Wednesday. A team of police officials from Mohali are examining the footage, which show the ICC...
  • ICC official stomps over Indian flag in Mohali March 30, 2011

    Mohali: An International Cricket Council (ICC) official has allegedly dishonoured the Indian flag in Mohali on Wednesday ahead of the highvoltage World Cup semifinal clash between India and Pakistan. The official snatched Indian flag shaped balloons from a street vendor and then stomping over the flags to deflate them. After reporters,...
  • Indian flag placed upside down at IndoPak meet June 26, 2010

    During Home Minister P Chidambaram's meeting with his Pakistani counterpart, Indian flag was seen to be placed upside down. ...
  • Nepal Maoists' campaign insults Indian flag January 27, 2010

    There was tension on India's border with Nepal on Tuesday when Nepali Maoist leader Prachanda's brigade released a poster which insulted the Indian flag. Maoists put up posters of their leaders wearing shoes depicting Indian flags in bordering Morang district. ...
  • The remarkable journey of our national flag August 31, 2007

    New Delhi: In the year 1931, August 31 was declared as India's national flag day. In its 76th year, lets take a look at its evolution from being a representative of communities to that of a nation as a whole. The first national flag of India looked like red...
  • Pirates ask $20,000 to free Indian ship April 5, 2007

    Nairobi: Somali pirates are demanding $20,000 for the return of an Indianflagged merchant ship and its crew, officials said on Thursday. The pirates, armed with assault rifles and rocketpropelled grenades, seized the MV Nimatullah and its 14member crew off the coast of Mogadishu on early Monday. The pirates had originally demanded $40,000,...
  • Jyoti to be flag bearer at Asiad December 1, 2006

    Doha: Leading India out at the opening ceremony is the biggest honour for a sportsperson. At the Doha Asian Games the honour has gone to Jyoti Sunita Kullu who works in the railways coach factory in Kapurthala. Jyoti Sunita Kullu, 28, is the captain of the Indian women's hockey team. And...