MARCH

  • Today on Martyr's Day, watch this short film that pays a beautiful tribute to Bhagat Singh's sacrifice 6 days ago

    '23rd March is not just a date. It is a day when every Indian needs to think how important freedom is.'On 23rd March 1931, freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru, Sukhdev Thapar where executed. And though India lost three of her bravest sons on that day, their legacy has since...
  • Sonia Gandhi led protest march against Land Bill March 17, 2015

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi led the protest march against the Land Bill from Parliament to Rashtrapati Bhavan. Fourteen parties unitedly undertook the march terming the Bill anti-farmer. She said, "Secular forces in Parliament are determined to defeat PM's communal agenda. I request the President to intervene to protect the rights...
  • Anna Hazare leaves for Wardha ahead of 'padyatra' March 8, 2015

    Mumbai: Social activist Anna Hazare, who has announced a 1,100-km padyatra (foot march) to put pressure on the Central government against 'anti-farmer' provisions in the Land Acquisition Bill, on Sunday left for Wardha to hold deliberations on the march. "Annaji left from Pune for Wardha, where he will attend a...
  • Russians march in memory of murdered Putin critic Boris Nemtsov March 2, 2015

    Moscow: Tens of thousands of Russians marched through central Moscow on Sunday, carrying banners declaring "I am not afraid" and chanting "Russia without Putin" in memory of murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov. Families, the old and young walked slowly, with many holding portraits of the opposition politician and former deputy prime...
  • Microsoft could unveil the Lumia 1330, new affordable smartphones on March 2 February 11, 2015

    Barcelona: Microsoft has started sending out media invites for its upcoming press conference at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 on March 2. While the invite does not mention what the company has up its sleeve for the event, rumours claim that the company could unveil the Lumia 1330 - the...
  • US says should have sent high level official to Paris unity march January 13, 2015

    Washington: The White House on Monday conceded that the United States should have sent a higher-level representative to a Paris unity march after deadly Islamic militant attacks there and said President Barack Obama would liked to have come. Some Republican lawmakers and US media outlets have criticized Obama's administration for not...
  • Should have sent someone with a higher profile to Paris March, says White House January 13, 2015

    The White House on Monday conceded that the United States should have sent a higher-level representative to a Paris unity march after deadly Islamic militant attacks there and said President Barack Obama would liked to have come. ...
  • Crowds boo, heckle Bilawal Bhutto at PPP's rally in London on Kashmir October 27, 2014

    London: A rally organised in London by the Pakistan People's Party opposing India's right to Kashmir turned violent after Bilawal Bhutto appeared on stage. People attending the rally hurled water bottles, cans and brickbats at the stage. The so-called 'Million March' from Trafalgar Square to Downing Street descended into chaos...
  • London: Anti and pro Bilawal Bhutto groups clash with each other in Kashmir Million March rally October 26, 2014

    London: Incidences of violence was reported in a Pakistan sponsored rally in London. Anti and pro Bilawal Bhutto groups clashed with each other in the Kashmir Million March rally on Sunday. Anti Bilwal Bhutto groups threw bottles at Bilawal Zardari chanting 'Go Bilawal Go'. Participants protested against Bilawal's Participation. Following...
  • BJP objects to Kashmir Million March organised by Pakistan in London October 22, 2014

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir BJP objected to the "Kashmir Million March" being organised in London by Pakistan sponsored leaders on October 26. The march coincides with the day when the then ruler of erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir Maharaja Hari Singh signed the historic Instrument of Accession of the...
  • China's most advanced space launch centre to start work soon October 18, 2014

    Beijing: China has completed construction of its most advanced space launch centre, designed to handle next generation rockets and space station modules, and it will be operational soon. Work at the Wenchang Satellite Launch Centre in Hainan province, which is the fourth but the most advanced rocket launch centre, has...
  • Thousands fill New York city streets for climate march September 21, 2014

    New York: Demonstrators are making their way through Manhattan's streets as part of a series of global marches over climate change. Thousands filled the streets on Sunday near Columbus Circle and Broadway, including actors Mark Ruffalo and Evangeline Lilly. Other cities held similar marches. In London, organizers said 40,000 took part including...
  • Delhi: Over 1500 participate in march on climate change September 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Over 1500 people on Saturday took part in a march from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar here to press for stronger action on climate change, a statement said. "India saw its largest ever climate change mobilisation with over 1500 people coming out onto the streets of New Delhi to...
  • Tens of thousands expected at New York climate march September 20, 2014

    New York: Celebrities, activists and political leaders are expected to join more than 100,000 people in New York on Sunday for what could be the largest climate change protest in history, organizers said. Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio, former US vice president turned advocate Al Gore, UN Secretary General Ban Kimoon...
  • CBI probe sought into Delhi businessmen's death September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Nearly two months after three businessmen were found dead in a car here in the capital, their families on Saturday took out a candlelight march, demanding a CBI probe into the deaths. Three people Nishant Datta, 25, Balvinder Singh, 33, and Lakshman Prakash (30) were found dead in...
  • Thousands march for UK as Scotland vote nears September 13, 2014

    Edinburgh: Thousands of members of the Protestant Orange order marched through Edinburgh on Saturday in a show of strength against Scottish independence, as campaigning ahead of the referendum entered its final weekend. Organisers claimed up to 15,000 people attended the march to show support for the United Kingdom, among them members...
  • Indians denied permission to participate in an annual march in South Australia September 9, 2014

    Melbourne: A group of retired 15 Indian defence officers in south Australia have been denied permission to participate independently in an annual march that commemorates the day 15,000 Indians with Australian and New Zealand forces landed in Turkey to fight during World WarI. While ANZAC Day Committee Chair, the organisers, have...
  • Hiphop moves as force in Missouri for slain unarmed Michael Brown August 30, 2014

    New York: Rappers are making their voices heard in Missouri city where a white police officer killed an unarmed young black man, channeling hiphop's earlier roots when the genre worked as a voice for the oppressed and spoke out against injustice. "It's really important to see hiphop's role of being some...
  • Islamabad braces for protest marches as Pakistan celebrates independence August 14, 2014

    Islamabad: As Pakistan celebrated its 68th Independence Day on Thursday, supporters of the Pakistan TehreekiInsaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehrik (PAT) parties remained determined to march towards Islamabad. The marches have been called to protest against alleged rigging in the 2013 general elections, Dawn online reported. According to officials, parts of Islamabad...
  • Congress leaders detained on their way to a 'peace march' to Moradabad July 26, 2014

    Congress leaders Madhusudan Mistry and Nagma were on Saturday detained in Ghaziabad, when they were on their way to Moradabad to hold a 'peace march'. Congress leaders Naseeb Pathan, Madhusudan Mistry, Nagma and other prominent leaders were detained by the police at UP Gate for violation of prohibitory orders, city Superintendent...
  • Nifty surges to mark biggest quarterly gains since March 2012 June 30, 2014

    Mumbai: The Nifty rose 1.24 per cent on Monday as investors bought shares in recent outperformers such as State Bank of India, allowing the broader index to post its best quarterly gain since JanuaryMarch 2012. The Nifty provisionally rose 13.36 per cent in the quarter concluded on Monday, the best performer...
  • Nothing should get in the way of great sex: Condom maker Durex asks couples to 'turn off to turn on' in viral Earth Hour ad March 28, 2014

    A 'global wake-up call from Durex' asks couples seen lost in their smartphones at various romantic settings to log off and reconnect on Earth Hour. "It's time for tech lovers to switch off and reconnect for Earth Hour 2014. On March 29th at 8:30pm we will #TurnOffToTurnOn. Watch the video and...
  • Coal scam: SC raps CBI, asks it to file all chargesheets by March 28 March 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to file all the chargsheeets in coal scam by March 28. The CBI sought four weeks time for filing all the chargesheets, which the Supreme Court refused. It is now likely that the investigation agency may file chargesheet...
  • Former Army Chief General VK Singh to join BJP today March 1, 2014

    New Delhi: In the run up to general elections, former Army chief General VK Singh is all set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday. Singh, who was a vociferous member of veteran social activist Anna Hazare's anti-corruption crusade will also contest the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. He will...
  • Read: Themes of Republic Day tableaux January 22, 2014

    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 northern...
  • Mahatma Gandhi's march of 1913 reenacted in South Africa December 4, 2013

    Hundreds of people in South Africa reenacted the 1913 march led by Mahatma Gandhi against discriminatory laws to commemorate the centenary of the historic event. A special train was organised from Durban to Newcastle via Pietermaritzburg, Ladysmith and other cities on the way for this historic event. Hundreds of people began...
  • Clamour for sacking Sheila Dikshit grows, BJP to take out protest march today September 3, 2013

    Delhi BJP will take out a protest march on Tuesday demanding removal of Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit following a court ordering registration of an FIR against her for allegedly misusing government funds for a 2008 pre-Assembly poll advertisement campaign. The protest march will begin at 11 am from Delhi Vidhan Sabha...
  • US celebrates 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr's 'I have a Dream' speech August 29, 2013

    Thousands of people gathered in Washington on Thursday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, and Martin Luther King Junior's iconic 'I have a dream' speech. ...
  • Alert in Ghaziabad over VHP's Ayodhya march August 24, 2013

    Section 144 of the CrPC (prohibiting an assembly of more than 10 people) has been imposed in Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh after Vishwa Hindu Parishad's (VHP) called for an Ayodhya march. Meanwhile, passengers on Lucknow- and Faizabad-bound trains would be frisked. Briefing mediapersons Saturday, Ghaziabad District Magistrate (DM) S.V.S. Ranga Rao...
  • Kishtwar: Allparty delegation plans joint peace march with 2 communities August 21, 2013

    Although curfew continued for the 13th day on Wednesday in the hilly Kishtwar town of Jammu region, wracked by communal violence Aug 9, sources in the visiting allparty delegation held out hopes of a breakthrough in peace talks later in the day between the two communities. The allparty delegation, comprising representatives...