Parades

  • Incredible photos of the Chicago river dyed bright green in honor of St. Patrick's Day 18-03-2014 03:02 PM

    The Chicago river was dyed green in honor of St. Patrick's Day. Boats cruise down the Chicago River while dumping in an orange powder, turning the water bright green. The tradition dates back to 1962. Over the years, event organizers have curbed the amount of dye used - from 100...
  • Bhatkal's TIP to be done in Chinnaswamy blast case: Police 28-01-2014 05:45 PM

    Karnataka Police on Tuesday informed a special NIA court in New Delhi that test identification parade (TIP) of Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, arrested in connection with the 2010 blasts at Bangalore's Chinnaswamy Stadium, would be conducted on January 31. In a communication sent to district judge I S Mehta,...
  • 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...
  • 65th Republic day celebrated in Punjab, Haryana 26-01-2014 11:58 AM

    Punjab and Haryana on Sunday joined the nation in celebrating the 65th Republic day with hoisting of tri-colour and colourful parades amidst tight security arrangements. No untoward incident was reported from any part of the region, officials said in Chandigarh. Contingents of police, Home Guards, NCC and school children, among...
  • 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....
  • Delhi Police issues traffic advisory for Republic Day 24-01-2014 10:33 PM

    New Delhi: Ahead of Republic Day, Delhi Police on Friday issued a traffic advisory asking people to avoid roads leading to Rajpath in the morning hours on January 26 as it would remain closed for vehicles. The parade will start around 9.50 am from Vijay Chowk and end at the...
  • 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...
  • Republic Day: IAF appeals Delhiites to keep surroundings clean 20-01-2014 06:58 PM

    New Delhi: In view of the flypast rehearsals and the associated flight safety concerns posed by birds in the run up to Republic Day celebrations, the Indian Air Force has appealed to the citizens of Delhi and the neighbouring states to keep their areas clean. The IAF has urged people...
  • Dr Raman Singh takes oath as third-time CM of Chhattisgarh 12-12-2013 09:50 AM

    One day after he arrived in his constituency Rajnandgaon to thank his supporters for reposing faith in him and lifting his party to a third successive victory in the assembly elections, 61-year-old Raman Singh will be sworn in for his third term as the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh at a...
  • Over 800 shanties destroyed in fire in south Mumbai, 1 dead 21-11-2013 11:08 PM

    A major fire ripped through a slum area at Cuffe Parade in south Mumbai this afternoon claiming one life and destroying 800 to 1,000 shanties, a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation officer said. The body of the victim was charred to such extent that it was difficult to identify whether it was...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Tribal 'couple' blackened, paraded over love affair 16-10-2013 06:44 PM

    Dhar (MP): A tribal man and a married woman were allegedly beaten up and blackened by Khokariya villagers here after they disapproved of a relationship between the two, police said here on Wednesday. Twenty people have been arrested in the incident. The incident took place last night in Dhamnod Police...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Survivor identifies 4 accused 06-09-2013 06:46 PM

    Mumbai: The 23-year-old Mumbai gangrape survivor has identified the four accused during an identification parade on Friday. Earlier in the day the Bombay High Court had observed that the site of the gangrape Shakti mills compound must be fenced off and made more visible. The observation came in the wake...
  • Anna Hazare, Vidya Balan lead biggest Indian Independence Day celebrations in US 19-08-2013 02:29 PM

    Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare and Bollywood actress Vidya Balan led the largest Indian Independence Day celebrations overseas on Monday, with over two lakh people carrying the tricolour witnessing an impressive parade at New York which displayed the country's vibrant culture. Colourful floats, marching bands and convertibles made their way down...
  • Anna, Vidya to walk the India Day Parade in Manhattan 18-08-2013 12:53 PM

    New York: Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare and Bollywood actress Vidya Balan will walk the India Day Parade in Madison Avenue in Manhattan on Sunday to commemorate Indian Independence Day celebrations organized by Federation of Indian Associations (FIA). Indian Independence day parade in Manhattan is considered one of the most colourful...
  • AP progressing towards achieving 10 per cent growth rate, asserts Reddy 15-08-2013 06:57 PM

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Thursday said the GDP of the state grew three-fold to Rs 7.46 lakh crore during the last fiscal from Rs 2.25 lakh crore in 2004-05. After unfurling the Tricolour at the 67th Independence Day celebrations at Parade Ground in Secunderabad, Reddy...
  • Anna Hazare to ring bell at NASDAQ, to lead I-D parade in New York City 13-08-2013 07:38 PM

    Indian Americans are preparing to throw a red-carpet welcome to anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, during his two-week visit to the US, a kind of welcome, which has not been seen for a non-politician from India in recent times. During his stay in the US, Hazare is scheduled to criss cross...
  • Vidya Balan, Anna Hazare invited for Indian Independence day parade in US 28-07-2013 04:32 PM

    Bollywood actress Vidya Balan and anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare have been invited to take part in an annual Indian Independence day parade on August 18, considered one of the colourful events of New York. The India Day Parade marks the Independence Day (August 15) celebrations organised by the 43-year-old Federation...
  • Dozens injured as car plows through parade in Virginia 19-05-2013 07:35 AM

    A car driven by an elderly man who may have lost consciousness plowed through a small-town parade of hiking enthusiasts in southwestern Virginia on Saturday, injuring dozens of people, nine seriously enough to be sent to hospitals, authorities said. The incident occurred in the Appalachian town of Damascus at the...
  • US Mother's Day parade shooting: Police arrest 6 suspects 18-05-2013 08:00 AM

    New Orleans: Residents of one of America's most violent cities cheered six arrests in a Mother's Day parade shooting that left 19 people wounded and three in critical condition. Two New Orleans brothers were booked with 20 counts each of attempted second-degree murder in Sunday's shooting spree. Mayor Mitch Landrieu,...
  • Police release images of Mother's Day parade shooting 14-05-2013 05:27 AM

    Washington: Police have released video surveillance of a suspect wanted in the Mother's Day parade shooting in New Orleans, the largest city in Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal's state of Louisiana, injuring at least 19 people. The footage shows still images taken from the scene of the parade minutes before...
  • US: At least 19 injured in Mother's Day parade shooting 13-05-2013 07:30 AM

    United States: At least 19 people, including two children, have been wounded in New Orleans as gunmen opened fired on crowds taking part in a Mother's Day parade. Police say the shotting took place from different guns and three suspects were seen. No arrests have been made so far. The...