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Maharashtra village gets power, bus after 70 years of Independence

GADCHIROLI (MAHARASHTRA): The residents of Amdeli village here had a long wait for 70 years before they could see their homes lit up with electricity and commute in public buses. Amdeli, surrounded by forest and having a population of around 200 people, all of whom are Telugu speaking, is a remote village in Gadchiroli district

Get the 'Independence Week Look'

Get the ‘Independence Week Look’

As the nation hoists the tri-coloured flag this Independence Day, it’s yet another occasion for all the ladies out there to glam up themselves. If you can’t decide what look to go with, we present to you the ‘Independence Week Look’, proposed by Rozar Lobo, Makeup Artist, The Body Shop.Below is a step-by-step guide to the proposed

China passes law to block Hong Kong independence

Beijing: China’s top legislative body passed an act on Monday to effectively bar the recently elected lawmakers Yau Wai-ching, and Baggio Leung from taking office in Hong Kongs legislature. A spokesperson of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office issued a statement hailing the adoption of an interpretation of Basic Law of Hong Kong Special

President greets Brazil on its Independence Day

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday greeted the government and the people of Brazil on their Independence Day. “Warm greetings to government and people of Federative Republic of Brazil on their Independence Day,” the President tweeted. Brazil gained independence from Portugal on September 7, 1822.

Tricity academic institutions celeberate 1-Day with enthusiasm PGIMR celeberates 70th Indepenence Day

Prof Y K Chawla, Director, PGIMER unfurled the national flag on the occasion of 70th Independence Day of India. While enumerating the achievements of the Institute Prof Chawla said, “it is a matter of pride that PGI has been designated as Regional Organ and Tissue Transplantation Organisation of North India. After the successful programme of

US lawmakers greet India on its 70th Independence Day

Washington: On the occasion of India’s 70th Independence Day, top Americam lawmakers has said that India has now solidified its role as a regional and global power. “This Independence Day let us celebrate not only India’s rich cultural heritage but its bright future and the continuing strength of US-India relations,” said Democratic Senator Robert Menendez from

Must Watch: Solanki feels unwell while delivering Independence Day speech

Chandigarh: Haryana and Punjab Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki felt dizziness while delivering his Independence Day speech here today. Solanki, who is also Chandigarh administrator, could read about six pages out of total seven of the speech and suddenly felt dizziness. Immediately he was offered a glass of water and deputy Commissioner Ajit Baljit Joshi guided

Himachal CM announces DA on Independence Day

Solan: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday announced a six percent hike in dearness allowance (DA) for state government employees and pensioners from January 1. Addressing a gathering here on the occasion of India’s 70th Independence Day, the Chief Minister said the arrears of the DA from January this year would be paid in

US greets India on 70th Independence Day

Washington:Greeting India on its 70thIndependence Day, the US today reaffirmed its pledge to working towards ensuring freedom and justice for “all within our great democracies”. “On behalf of President (Barack) Obama and the American people, I send our best wishes to the people of the Republic of India as you celebrate your Independence Day on

Kashmiri struggle can’t be suppressed: Pakistan envoy

New Delhi: Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit on Sunday said the struggle of the people of Jammu and Kashmir for “right to self determination” was legitimate and it cannot be suppressed. “Political aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir cannot be suppressed,” Basit said in a speech to mark the occasion of Pakistan’s Independence

Police issue diversion routes for Independence Day

In view of Independence Day function at Parade Ground Sector 17, Chandigarh Traffic Police have imposed various traffic restrictions and diversions for August 15.Following thisthe road stretch from roundabout of Sector 16-17-22-23 up to small rotary near Petrol Pump, Sector 22-A on Udyog Path, from crossing sector 16-17 up to roundabout of sectors 16, 17,