National Day

  • PM Modi sends greetings to Putin on Russian National Day June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: In a gesture to Russia on its National Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wrote to President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to underline that India "values" the longstanding and strong bond with that country. "My greetings to the people of Russia on Russia's National Day....
  • Pranab Mukherjee attends Mauritius national day as chief guest March 13, 2013

    Port Louis: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday attended the national day celebrations of Mauritius as the chief guest, with the event featuring performances of local and foreign artists, including a contingent of Indian Navy and singer Shibani Kashyap. During the two-hour function, held at Anjalay stadium, there was a fly-past by...
  • India-Mauritius discuss regional, global issues March 12, 2013

    Port Louis: India and Mauritius on Monday reviewed their co-operation to strengthen the partnership between the two countries and discussed regional and global issues of common interest. "My consultations with President (Rajkeswur) Purryag have been frank and cordial. We reviewed the co-operation between our Governments and discussed regional and global...
  • Force China: the military strength of the dragon September 30, 2009

    Beijing: China's October 1 National Day parade in Beijing will feature precision steps and a new emphasis on modernised equipment, reflecting a decade of streamlining and upgrading the military. Following is a brief overview of China's defence forces: world's biggest army: The People's Liberation Army (PLA) was born out of the Red Army,...