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INDEPENDENCE NEWS

What is active ageing, and why is it gaining momentum among the elderly?

December 12, 2022 3:15 pm

While it is commonly assumed that the life of an elderly gets limited to bare minimum work and prolonged hours of rest after a certain age, the concept of active ageing sets out to bust that myth by bringing the elderly back into society, on several fronts

'The Last Heroes': Author P Sainath to return with new book after two decades

October 02, 2022 4:39 pm

The book, titled "The Last Heroes", scheduled for release on November 21, celebrates little known fighters -- farmers, labourers, homemakers, forest produce gatherers, artisans and others from India's freedom struggle

75th year of Hyderabad independence: City to see massive traffic jams, restrictions from 8 am to 7 pm

September 17, 2022 11:23 am

Union Home Minister Amit Shah unfurled the national flag at Parade Grounds in Secunderabad at 8.45 am, while Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao hoisted the Tricolour at 10.45 am at the central lawns in Public Gardens in Hyderabad.

‘Azadi sasti nahi mili...but colour of rulers changed from white to brown’

August 14, 2022 10:35 am

A renowned agricultural economist of India, Padma Bhushan recipient Dr Sardara Singh Johl had served as the first chancellor of Central University of Punjab, Bathinda.

NIF fellowships for books on post-Independence India

August 09, 2022 1:15 pm

About 20-25 proposals will be shortlisted to meet with a jury consisting of eminent people from the world of scholarship, business, and social service and 5-10 fellowships will be awarded

Explained: What happened in the Constituent Assembly 75 years ago, when the National Flag was adopted?

July 22, 2022 2:32 pm

Jawaharlal Nehru moved the Resolution with an emotional speech, and a large number of members gave it a rousing endorsement. The Motion was adopted to a standing ovation.

How an uprising at a Bombay dock quickly turned into India’s last war of independence

April 23, 2022 7:15 pm

The book gives a wide berth to Indian sailors who led a mutiny against the British but were soon forgotten by national leaders

'The right partner stands with you and supports you to be independent': Shweta Tiwari

March 21, 2022 3:30 pm

Actor Shweta Tiwari on why financial freedom is essential for everyone, especially women.

Bangladesh @ 50: 'Will you give me a flag of Bangladesh?'

December 13, 2021 3:19 pm

Fifty years ago, in the aftermath of a difficult war in which India played a crucial role, a new nation — Bangladesh — was born. Bangladeshi poet Daud Haider remembers the day when freedom came to his people

Culture Ministry pulls out all stops for Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations

December 08, 2021 5:53 pm

The Ministry lines up a slew of public events including 'Unity in Diversity' competitions, such as 'Rangoli making, Desh Bhakti Geet writing, and Lori writing', to commemorate the 75th anniversary of India's Independence

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Exhibition aims to glorify India’s art and culture through choicest artworks

September 12, 2022 5:08 pm

The ongoing show celebrates the spirit of the country's rich culture and art on the occasion of its 75th year of Independence

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South Sudan becomes the youngest country

June 22, 2020 6:23 pm

On this day in 2011, South Sudan gained independence and became the youngest country in the world.

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