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UP school principal suspended for not following norms for hoisting tricolour

UP: School principal suspended for not following norms for hoisting tricolour on I-Day
The principal of a primary school in Ballia (UP), has been suspended for allegedly not following norms for hoisting the national flag on Independence Day, officials said on Tuesday. (Representative image)(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
The principal of a primary school in Ballia (UP), has been suspended for allegedly not following norms for hoisting the national flag on Independence Day, officials said on Tuesday. (Representative image)(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Published on Aug 17, 2021 01:07 PM IST
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Burhan Wani's father hoists Tricolour, no internet snag: I-day firsts for J&K

  • For the first time in Jammu and Kashmir, every government school hoisted the tricolour on Independence Day
The government had relaxed a number of coronavirus-induced restrictions, including the cap on gatherings, for Independence Day celebrations. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)(AP)
The government had relaxed a number of coronavirus-induced restrictions, including the cap on gatherings, for Independence Day celebrations. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)(AP)
Published on Aug 15, 2021 08:21 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Varied and successful: Bollywood’s tryst with I-Day!

Over the years, the Independence Day weekend has turned out to be extremely profitable for Bollywood with a variety of films having done well around the national holiday
Shah Rukh Khan-starrer 2007 hit Chak De! India that had released during the Independence Day weekend hit the bull’s eye
Shah Rukh Khan-starrer 2007 hit Chak De! India that had released during the Independence Day weekend hit the bull’s eye
Updated on Aug 14, 2020 08:28 PM IST
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HT Mumbai | ByPrashant Singh

Delhi traffic police release advisory for I-Day, rehearsal

Commuters travelling from south Delhi towards the north could either use Aurobindo Marg via Panchkuian Road and Rani Jhansi Road to reach their destinations or travel through Connaught Place, Minto Road via Naya Bazar and use Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Marg.
Delhi traffic police on Tuesday released a detailed plan for road closures and traffic diversions for Independence Day on August 15 and its rehearsals on August 13.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Delhi traffic police on Tuesday released a detailed plan for road closures and traffic diversions for Independence Day on August 15 and its rehearsals on August 13.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 11, 2020 11:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent, New Delhi

Chidambaram hails these 3 announcements made by PM Modi on I-Day

Chidambaram’s remarks came a day after PM Modi, during his Independence day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort, said that population explosion will cause many problems for our future generations.
All of us must welcome three announcements made by the Prime Minister on I-Day(PTI FILE)
All of us must welcome three announcements made by the Prime Minister on I-Day(PTI FILE)
Updated on Aug 16, 2019 01:18 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

Independence Day is like Eid in old Delhi, say residents

People cook a lavish meal at their homes, women wear tri-coloured bangles and salwar-kameez, and patriotic songs are played all through the day,” said a resident of old Delhi.
Independence day is a very important festival in old Delhi.
Independence day is a very important festival in old Delhi.
Updated on Aug 16, 2019 02:02 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByAdrija Roychowdhury

Chaos at India Gate as over a lakh gather on I-Day, Raksha Bandhan

In the evening after the massive surge in the crowd visiting India Gate lawns, the CISF had to restrict entry and exit at seven metro stations close to India Gate.
Police said nearly 1.25 lakh people visited India Gate lawns on I-Day evening.(HT Photo)
Police said nearly 1.25 lakh people visited India Gate lawns on I-Day evening.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 16, 2019 09:11 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Increased fines in Delhi for traffic offences from Independence Day

Delhi Traffic Police officials said that although the President of India gave his assent to the Motor Vehicles Amendment Act on Friday, the department will begin issuing challans under the new law from August 15.
Come Thursday, Delhiites will have to shell out at least Rs 1,000 as fines for a traffic offence, under the amended Motor Vehicles Act.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Come Thursday, Delhiites will have to shell out at least Rs 1,000 as fines for a traffic offence, under the amended Motor Vehicles Act.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 13, 2019 07:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySoumya Pillai

Why buy when you can DIY: Recycled kites are flying high this I-day

Move over, retail kites! Delhiites are choosing to DIY kites this Independence Day.
DIY Kites are the new preference for Delhiites.(Shivam Saxena/HT Photo)
DIY Kites are the new preference for Delhiites.(Shivam Saxena/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 18, 2018 02:59 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAditya Dogra, New Delhi

3 booked for allegedly opposing singing of national anthem on I-Day in UP madarsa

A video purportedly showing two teachers and a Muslim cleric trying to prevent madarsa students from singing the national anthem during Independence Day celebrations was widely shared on social media, police said.
College students click selfie during the Independence Day celebration, in Mumbai on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. (Image used for representational purposes only)(PTI)
College students click selfie during the Independence Day celebration, in Mumbai on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. (Image used for representational purposes only)(PTI)
Updated on Aug 17, 2018 02:28 PM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Lucknow / Gorakhpur
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