President Ram Nath Kovind addressed the nation on the eve of 75th Independence Day. The address was broadcasted from 7pm on the entire national network of All India Radio (AIR) and telecasted over all Doordarshan in Hindi, followed by the English version.
It would later be telecasted in regional languages by regional channels of Doordarshan. AIR would be broadcasting the address in regional languages at 9.30pm on its respective regional networks.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unfurl the Tricolour the next day and address the nation from the ramparts of the iconic Red Fort. After PM Modi's speech, the ministry of defence said, for the first time ever, flower petals will be showered at the venue by two Mi-17 1V helicopters of the Indian Air Force in Amrut formation.
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Aug 14, 2021 07:40 PM IST
'Climate change has become reality of life'
President noted that India is proud of not only adhering to the Paris climate agreement but doing more than what the country has committed to protect the climate.
Aug 14, 2021 07:34 PM IST
India yet to come out of devastating effects of pandemic: Kovind
The intensity of the pandemic has come down, but the coronavirus has not yet gone away. We are yet to come out of the devastating effects of its recurrence this year. pic.twitter.com/ruehjTKozF
President Kovind said India is yet to come out of the devastating effects of its recurrence this year.
Aug 14, 2021 07:23 PM IST
New awakening in Jammu and Kashmir visible: Prez Kovind
The president said the government has started the process of consultation with all stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir who believe in democracy and the rule of law, adding that a "new awakening is visible."
Aug 14, 2021 07:19 PM IST
Ease of doing business has improved ease of living in the country: President
President Kovind said improvement in ease of doing business has had a positive impact on the ease of living of the countrymen.
Aug 14, 2021 07:14 PM IST
President urges everyone to get vaccinated
President Kovind urged all the countrymen to get vaccinated as per protocol as soon as possible. He also asked everyone to motivate others.
Aug 14, 2021 07:09 PM IST
This year's Independence Day has special significance: Kovind
Addressing the nation, President Ram Nath Kovind said that 75th Independence Day has special significance because the country will be celebrating the Amrit Mahotsav of Independence from this year onwards.
Aug 14, 2021 06:11 PM IST
Entire nation is proud of your achievements: President Kovind
President Ram Nath Kovind congratulated athletes for their stupendous performance in Tokyo Olympics.
“This team has bagged the highest number of medals for the country in Olympics history. The entire nation is proud of your achievements,” he said.
“We're especially proud of our daughters who displayed world-class performance despite facing many challenges. You gave us a reason to celebrate amid Covid. Sometimes you win and sometimes you lose when you participate in a game but every time you learn a new thing,” he added.
Aug 14, 2021 05:53 PM IST
President hosts the Indian contingent of the Tokyo Olympics 2020
President Ram Nath Kovind hosts the Indian contingent of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 over a 'High Tea'. "The entire country is proud of our Olympians for bringing glory to the nation," the president said.
Sandhya Mukherjee’s relatives told the media that she expressed her refusal when a central government official called her up on Tuesday afternoon. She said accepting the Padma Shri, the lowest in the rank of the civilian awards, would be demeaning for her.
Nitesh Rane, BJP MLA and son of union minister Narayan Rane, is accused of being the mastermind behind the attempt on the life of a Shiv Sena member on December 18 last year in the Kankavli area of Maharashtra
N Chandrasekaran, chairman of Tata Sons said, "We are totally delighted that this process is complete. We are very happy to have Air India back in the Tata fold. We look forward to working with everyone."
The petitioner said that the 7-day mandatory home quarantine has affected the international passengers, especially NRIs and Indians working abroad to make a short visit to the country for various reasons.