January 30, 2020 7:31 am
The military tradition began in 17th century England, when King James II ordered his troops to beat drums, lower flags and organise a parade to announce the end of a day of combat.
January 23, 2020 6:37 pm
In India, the tune achieved significance after it was propagated by Mahatma Gandhi. He had first heard it played by the Mysore Palace Band.
January 29, 2019 10:48 am
Entry and exit facilities at Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan metro station will not be available from 2 pm to 6.30 pm.
January 31, 2014 1:21 am
While Azad beat a hasty retreat, the party has resumed the exercise to identify the two constituencies in Delhi for the primaries.
January 24, 2014 9:07 am
Buggy being used in rehearsals, final call to be taken day before Beating Retreat.
January 25, 2012 2:52 am
Why was January 26 chosen to be celebrated as Republic Day?
January 30, 2020 11:55 am
President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Air Force Chief Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria and Navy Chief Admiral Karamvir Singh were present on the occasion.
January 29, 2020 8:26 am
The only western tune 'Abide with me' which is usually played as the concluding piece of the Beating Retreat ceremony might be replaced by Vande Mataram this year.
January 28, 2020 11:08 am
The defence forces who come to the national capital to be a part of Republic Day celebrations are sent back to their barracks by the President through this Beating Retreat ceremony.
January 31, 2019 9:56 am
'Beating Retreat' ceremony is held here every year on 29 January, marking the culmination of the four-day-long Republic Day celebrations
January 29, 2016 10:04 pm
The Beating the Retreat ceremony which takes place on Vijay Chowk on Rajpath on January 29, marks the end of Republic Day celebrations.
January 27, 2016 10:10 pm
Rashtrapati Bhawan gets illuminated during the full dress rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony, in New Delhi.
January 30, 2014 10:26 am
The ceremony marks the end of Republic Day celebrations.
January 25, 2014 1:08 pm
Gateway of India being illuminated with the dynamic special effects of the LED lights in Mumbai .
January 29, 2016 2:06 pm