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ADNOC tower lights up in colours of Indian Flag

ADNOC tower lights up in colours of Indian Flag

ADNOC tower lights up in colours of Indian Flag: The state-owned oil company of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has lit up in the colours of the Indian national flag ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the country. Prime Minister Modi is scheduled to arrive in UAE on the

Man who designed the revered Indian tricolor

Man designed revered Indian tricolor. On 31st March 1921 at the Kakinada conference of the Indian National Congress, Pingali conceived the idea of Indian National Flag. With Gandhi, Pingali formed an association to fight for freedom that lasted more than 50 years.Pingali was born on August 2nd, 1876 and joined the British Indian Army at

Awaz-e-Punjab loses sheen, Bains brothers mull hoisting own flag

Chandigarh: Observing the recently-formed front ‘Awaz-e-Punjab’ not going to sustain in the forthcoming Punjab Assembly polls, for the major allies not seeming much willing to remain assembled under one roof, the two independent Ludhiana MLA brothers, Simarjit Singh Bains and Balwinder Singh Bains, have again started mulling over contesting the elections under their own banner.

Cops conduct flag march ahead of polls at Panjab University

Chandigarh:Keeping in view the forthcoming Election of the ‘Panjab University Campus Students’ Council and various students bodies in the affiliated colleges at Chandigarh, a “Flag March” was carried out at Panjab University, Sector-14, Chandigarh by the Chandigarh Police here on Tuesday afternoon. The flag march was carried out under the supervision of Ramgopal, DSP Central

Committee flags gaps, vulnerability in Indo-Pak border fencing

New Delhi: Use of scientific technology and heightened vigil on riverine frontiers while guarding the Indo-Pak border are among the suggestions given by a Home Ministry-appointed committee which also flagged gaps and vulnerability in border fencing.The committee, headed by former Union Home Secretary Madhukar Gupta, was set up following the terror attack on Pathankot airbase

Olympic flag handed over to Tokyo for 2020 Games

Rio de Janeiro: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) handed over the Olympic flag to the governor of Japan’s capital city Tokyo, which will host the next edition of the Games in four years. Governor Yuriko Koike accepted the flag towards the end of the 2016 Rio Olympics closing ceremony at the Maracana Stadium here on

Border shut after Afghans burn Pakistani flag

Islamabad: Pakistan has closed its border with Afghanistan indefinitely after a group of Afghan demonstrators attacked the Friendship Gate at Chaman and set the Pakistani flag on fire. The incident that took place on Thursday evening has resulted in suspension in the movement of trucks involved in trade shipments between the two countries and carrying

Tricolor falls during hoisting by CM, probe ordered

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today faced a deeply embarrassing moment when the national tricolor fell off the post when she wanted to hoist it at Bakshi stadium here where the main Independence Day function of the state was held. An inquiry was immediately ordered into the fiasco. Mehbooba, who was hoisting

Ludhiana girl stopped from unfurling Tricolour at Srinagar’s Lal Chowk

Chandigarh: Ludhiana girl Jhanvi Behal, who vowed to hoist the Tricolour at Lal Chowk, on Sunday received dejection as she was stopped at the Srinagar airport. The police told the 15-year-old that she cannot step outside the airport as Section 144 was imposed in the city. The girl, who was dressed in a tricolour suit,

JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar shown black flags in Patna

Patna: JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar was on Sunday shown black flags at a function here by two unidentified persons who were roughed up by his supporters before being detained by the police for questioning. The two persons belonging to a little-known outfit -‘Youth Swaraj’ – showed black flags to the JNUSU president, besides raising slogan