Republic Day Parade

  • Snapshot: Ranbir Kapoor, Preity Zinta attend Mumbai's Republic Day parade 26-01-2014 03:48 PM

    Despite their hectic work schedules, actors Ranbir Kapoor and Preity Zinta made sure they participated in Mumbai's Republic Day Parade today. While Preity wore a pink suit, Ranbir too sported a traditional look wearing maroon kurta-pyjama with a black jacket. Mumbai witnessed a dazzling Republic Day celebration, with a parade...
  • India celebrates 65th Republic Day, honours its heroes 26-01-2014 03:35 PM

    As India celebrated its 65th Republic Day, Reserve Inspector Prasad Babu of Hyderabad was awarded posthumously for laying down his life in April 2013 while battling Maoists near the Andhra Pradesh-Chhattisgarh border. Shri Prasad Babu had singlehandedly held off over 200 maoists allowing his comrades to retreat to safety -...
  • Colour, courage on display as India celebrates its 65th Republic Day 26-01-2014 12:49 PM

    New Delhi: In a multi-faceted majestic display of its might, India on Sunday celebrated its 65th Republic Day portraying its rich culture, achievements in diverse fields and the military prowess at the parade at Rajpath. Marching down from the President House at Raisina Hills to the Red Fort, the parade...
  • Republic Day parade 2014 – A curtain raiser 26-01-2014 09:46 AM

    The recently acquired state-of-the-art Defence platforms, the military prowess, the country's rich and unique cultural diversities and the nation's achievements in diverse fields will come alive at the historic Rajpath when the country celebrates its 65th Republic Day tomorrow. The highlights of this year's Parade will be the display of...
  • Nation gets emotional, honours its bravehearts on 65th Republic Day 26-01-2014 07:41 AM

    New Delhi: India is celebrating its 65th Republic Day on Sunday. Ahead of the parade, the national capital has been turned into a fortress with over 50,000 security men including paramilitary forces, manning every nook and corner of the city. Over 35,000 armed men will be guarding the parade route...
  • 25 children given National Bravery awards, to take part in Republic Day parade 25-01-2014 03:55 PM

    New Delhi: Ahead of India's 64th Republic Day celebrations, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh awarded 25 students with the National Bravery Award on Friday for showing exemplary courage. These children have been tested and challenged by life yet all of them have overcome their fears and emerged courageous in different ways....
  • Read: Themes of Republic Day tableaux 22-01-2014 11:34 PM

    New Delhi: This year's Republic Day parade will see 18 tableaus march on the Rajpath showcasing the splendour of Indian states and portraying themes ranging from heritage, culture, art & crafts, biotechnology, sustainable agriculture and environment. This year's tableaux component comprises 13 states and five Union Ministries / Departments. The...
  • Republic Day tableaux to serve up a slice of India 22-01-2014 11:24 PM

    New Delhi: From the construction of the Pir Panjal Railway Tunnel in Kashmir to a tribute to Assamese singer Bhupen Hazarika, and from the story of the valiant Tipu Sultan to an evocation of the confluence of nomadic tribes in Jammu and Kashmir, these are some of the themes which...
  • Traffic restrictions for R-Day Parade rehearsal tomorrow 22-01-2014 10:52 PM

    New Delhi: In wake of the full dress rehearsal of Republic Day Parade on Thursday, Delhi Police on Wednesday issued a traffic advisory asking people to avoid roads leading to Rajpath in the morning hours as it would remain close for vehicles. The parade will start around 9.50 am from...
  • IAF bags best marching contingent award 30-01-2011 04:51 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force has bagged the 'Best Marching Contingent' award amongst the three Services at this year's Republic Day Parade while the Indo-Tibetan Border Police has been adjudged the best amongst the paramilitary. More than 10 contingents of the three Services marched on the Rajpath and included...
  • Sonia does not attend Republic Day parade 26-01-2011 07:14 PM

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi was conspicuous by her absence at the Republic Day parade and at the "At Home" hosted by President Pratibha Patil at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday. There was no comment from either the party or her office about the reasons for her absence. Her...
  • Mini-India on display at Republic Day parade 26-01-2011 10:46 AM

    New Delhi: Colourful tableaux depicting the myriad hues of country's diversity, a vibrant performance by students and armed forces in full battle regalia - the Republic Day parade today had 'mini-India' in itself. Marching down from the Raisina Hills to Red Fort, the parade showcased India's 'unity in diversity' and...
  • Republic Day: security beefed up across country 26-01-2011 08:22 AM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Republic Day parade, most cities will step up security post midnight of the January 25 but this year, security arrangements around the country are not as intense as the previous years. On the 26th though, in the Capital, the parade route, near India gate will...
  • Dozens of CCTVs to monitor R-day parade route 17-01-2011 12:18 PM

    New Delhi: Close to 100 CCTVs will help security personnel keep a hawk-eyed vigil on the eight kilometre stretch between Rajpath and Red Fort in the run up to the Republic Day celebrations when India showcases its military might and cultural diversity. According to a senior police official, 90 CCTVs...
  • 100 CCTVs to keep watch on R-Day parade route 17-01-2011 11:48 AM

    New Delhi: Close to 100 CCTVs will help security personnel keep a hawk-eyed vigil on the eight kilometre stretch between Rajpath and Red Fort in the run up to the Republic Day celebrations when India showcases its military might and cultural diversity. According to a senior police official, 90 CCTVs...