Day: August 15, 2022

Iran says Rushdie and supporters to blame for attack

Summary Don’t accuse Tehran, says foreign ministry spokesman Says novelist ‘crossed red lines’ for Muslims Rushdie stabbed several times on Friday Attack condemned by writers, politicians around the world DUBAI, Aug 15 – No one has the right to level accusations against Iran over Friday’s attack on Salman […]

Kenya election result imminent, media gives Ruto narrow lead

Summary Media: With most votes counted, deputy leader on 51-52% Opposition leader Odinga, backed by Kenyatta, seen at 48% Election outcome to be formally announced at 1200 GMT Delays since Tuesday’s election have stirred anxiety NAIROBI, Aug 15 – Deputy President William Ruto led a tight presidential race […]

Boredom, loneliness plague Ukrainian youth near front line

SLOVIANSK, Ukraine — Anastasiia Aleksandrova doesn’t even look up from her phone when the thunder of nearby artillery booms through the modest home the 12-year-old shares with her grandparents on the outskirts of Sloviansk in eastern Ukraine. With no one her age left in her neighborhood and classes […]

China announces new drills as US delegation visits Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan — China announced more military drills around Taiwan as the self-governing island’s president met with members of a new U.S. congressional delegation on Monday, threatening to renew tensions between Beijing and Washington just days after a similar visit by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi angered China. Pelosi […]

Independence Day Speech Sh. Manoj Sinha Lieutenant Governor Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir

Independence Day SpeechSh. Manoj SinhaLieutenant GovernorUnion territory of Jammu and KashmirAugust 15, 2022Srinagar  My dear brothers and sisters, Wishing you all a very Happy Independence Day in ‘Amrit Kaal Khand’. I salute our beloved tricolor and pay tribute to all those freedom fighters and martyrs, who made the […]

PRC hoists National Flag at JK House New Delhi

NEW DELHI, AUGUST 15: Principal Resident Commissioner (PRC), Jammu and Kashmir, Bipul Pathak, today hoisted the National Flag on eve of 76th Independence Day at JK House, Prithvi Raj Road, here On the occasion, a contingent of J&K Armed Police presented guard of honour. While speaking on this […]

7500 Sq Ft Tricolour displayed at Dal Lake as part of celebration of 75 years of Independence

August 15, 2022 The Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India (North), Institute of Hotel Management Srinagar and Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI), Darjeeling in a joint effort displayed a 7500 Sq. Ft Indian Tricolour at the bank of Dal Lake, Srinagar. This was as part of celebrating  75 years […]

14,917 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours

AUGUST 15, 2022 208.25 cr Total Vaccine doses (93.79 cr Second Dose and 12.30 cr Precaution Dose) have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive 25,50,276 doses administered in last 24 hours India’s Active caseload currently stands at 1,17,508 Active cases stand at 0.27% Recovery Rate currently […]

English Rendering of Prime Minister’s address from the ramparts of Red Fort on  76th Independence Day

AUGUST 15, 2022 Best wishes to my dear countrymen on the momentous occasion of completion of 75 years of Independence. Many congratulations to all! It is heartening to see our tricolor being unfurled with pride, honor and glory, not only in all the corners of India, but also […]

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressed the nation

AUGUST 15, 2022 Following are the highlights from his speech Compliments to my dear countrymen on the momentous occasion of completion of 75 years of independence. Many congratulations to all! It is heartening to see our tricolour being unfurled with pride, honour and glory, not only at all […]

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