NATIONAL DAY

  • J&K: Separatist Asiya Andrabi booked for unfurling Pakistan flag on its national day in Srinagar 3 days ago

    Srinagar: An FIR has been registered against Jammu and Kashmir separatist leader Asiya Andrabi for unfurling Pakistan flag on its national day in Srinagar. Asiya has been booked under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. "A case has been registered against Andrabi at Nowhatta Police station under Section 13 of Unlawful Activities...
  • VK Singh forced to clarify his stand, says fully committed to government 3 days ago

    New Delhi: After a series of tweets on attending Pakistan National Day celebrations, Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh was forced to clarify his stand after Prime Minister Narendra Modi stepped in. Singh said that he is fully committed to the government and the Prime Minister and has...
  • Sack VK Singh for his intriguing tweets: Congress 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday demanded sacking of Union Minister VK Singh in the wake of his intriguing tweets shortly after representing the Government at the national day reception at Pakistan High Commission. "Government should sack him or he should act according to his conscience after the flip-flop-flip since yesterday," party...
  • Gen VK Singh refuses to explain his 'duty, disgust' tweets after attending Pakistan Day celebration 4 days ago

    New Delhi: "I do not owe an explanation to anybody", a dismissive Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh said on Tuesday when asked about his cryptic tweets on Monday night using words "disgust" and "duty" after representing the government at the Pakistan function. The former Army Chief had been...
  • Government should re-engage with Pakistan, continue Vajpayee's work: Aiyar 4 days ago

    Even though the Narendra Modi government is under fire from all the quarters, senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said the government should re-engage with Pakistan. "This is nothing new. I have attended Pakistan National Day celebrations before. The government should re-engage with Pakistan. They must continue Atal Bihari Vajpayee's...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 5 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • PM Modi advocates talks with Pakistan: Is dialogue the only way out? 5 days ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted his counterpart Nawaz Sharif on Pakistan National Day. He told Sharif that all outstanding issues between the two neighbours can be resolved through bilateral talks in a terror free atmosphere. ...
  • Government asked me to go to Pakistan National Day celebration: VK Singh 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Union Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh on Monday night said he was asked by the government to represent it at the Pakistan National Day reception at the Pakistani High Commission. "The Government of India has to sent an MoS. They sent me and I went...
  • Cartoon of the day: Bilateral talks between India and Pakistan 5 days ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted his counterpart Nawaz Sharif on Pakistan National Day. He told Sharif that all outstanding issues between the two neighbours can be resolved through bilateral talks in a terror free atmosphere. ...
  • News 360: VK Singh, Kashmiri separatist leaders attend Pakistan National Day celebrations 5 days ago

    Minister of State for External Affairs Minister VK Singh on Monday attended Pakistan National Day reception at the High Commission in New Delhi amidst the controversy sparked by Pakistani envoy Abdul Basit's comments that India was not against his interactions with Kashmiri separatist leaders. ...
  • Shiv Sena protests against Pakistan's invite to separatists on its National Day celebrations 5 days ago

    Mumbai: The Centre has come under fire from all quarters over the Pakistan High Commissioner's invite to separatists. Bharatiya Janata Party ally Shiv Sena also carried out a protest in Delhi and urged the Centre to act on the matter. Sena leader Sanjay Raut said, "Pakistan envoy's invite to separatists...
  • Modi greets Sharif on Pakistan National Day, says issues can be resolved through talks 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted his counterpart Nawaz Sharif on Pakistan National Day. He told Sharif that all outstanding issues between the two neighbours can be resolved through bilateral talks in a terror free atmosphere. Modi tweeted, "It is my firm conviction that all outstanding issues...
  • Pakistan says India has no problem if separatists attend its National Day; Masarat Alam also invited 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Amidst growing criticism over Pakistan inviting Kashmiri separatist leaders for its National Day on Monday, Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit claimed that the Indian government has no objection to the invites being issued. Playing down the controversy, he said that resolving the Kashmir issue is key to peace....
  • 7 J&K separatist leaders to attend Pakistan National Day celebrations at High Commission 5 days ago

    New Delhi: As Pakistan will celebrate its National Day on Monday, a seven-member delegation of Jammu and Kashmir separatist leaders are in the national capital to attend the celebrations at its High Commission. The delegation will also hold talks with Pakistani officials. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has maintained that the...
  • PM Narendra Modi greets UN October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: On the United Nations Day on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the world body and said it was time for its member nations to further the cause of world peace and prosperity. "I convey my greetings on @UN Day. It is a day to celebrate the achievements...
  • Reports: China body-searched 10000 pigeons October 2, 2014

    Beijing: The 10,000 doves released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over possible attacks. The symbols of peace were released at sunrise in Beijing's symbolic heart of Tiananmen Square...
  • PM Modi sends greetings to Putin on Russian National Day June 12, 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,...