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‘Those who live in India…’: Foreign minister responds to Rahul Gandhi’s remarks

“Those who live in India know we were in the midst of a corona wave,” external affairs minister S Jaishankar said in response to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's comments on absence of foreign guests at Republic Day. 
External affairs minister S Jaishankar.(AP)
External affairs minister S Jaishankar.(AP)
Published on Feb 02, 2022 09:31 PM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Sam Pitroda recalls calligraphist Prem Bihari who wrote entire Constitution

  • While the Constitution was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India on 26 November 1949, it became effective on 26 January 1950.
Nehru wanted the entire Constitution to be scribed in handwritten calligraphy in italic and not in a print format. (Representational image)(Agencies)
Nehru wanted the entire Constitution to be scribed in handwritten calligraphy in italic and not in a print format. (Representational image)(Agencies)
Published on Jan 30, 2022 12:49 PM IST
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Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

R-Day celebrations conclude as modernity, tradition blend

In a never-seen-before display in India’s history, the drone fleets positioned themselves into breathtaking formations to depict the 75th year of India’s Independence, the ‘Make-in-India’ lion, the National War Memorial, Mahatma Gandhi’s contribution, a rotating globe, a map of India and the Tricolour.
Indian Armed Force bands perform at the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi on Saturday. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Indian Armed Force bands perform at the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi on Saturday. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 30, 2022 04:43 AM IST
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Watch: IIT-Delhi's drone show illuminates Delhi sky at Beating Retreat ceremony

The 10-minute drone show involving 1,000 drones lighted up Delhi's sky commemorating the 75 years of Independence.
Drone show as part of Beating Retreat ceremony.
Drone show as part of Beating Retreat ceremony.
Published on Jan 29, 2022 05:17 PM IST
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Beating Retreat: Traffic curbs in place in Delhi, buses to be diverted too

Beating Retreat ceremony: Most of the restrictions will be in place from 2pm to 6.30pm. The roads around Vijay Chowk, where the ceremony will take place, will be closed till 9.30pm. The traffic police has asked commuters to take alternate route.
Indian armed force bands conducts full dress rehearsals for the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi on Friday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Indian armed force bands conducts full dress rehearsals for the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi on Friday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Published on Jan 29, 2022 09:38 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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