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45 fighter jets including Sukhoi, Rafale perform during R-Day parade
45 fighter jets including Sukhoi, Rafale perform during R-Day parade

The 50 aircraft including old and modern jets and helicopters like Rafale, MiG-29, Su-30, Sukhoi-30 MKI Jaguar, C-130, C-17, Dornier, Dakota, LCH Prachanda, Apache, Sarang and AEW&C participated in the Fly Past.

Republic Day: Majority of the tableaux based on Women Empowerment
Republic Day: Majority of the tableaux based on Women Empowerment

They were seen performing a fusion dance of classical, folk and contemporary depicting the 'power of women' through the five elements earth, water, air, space and fire.

R-Day: Marching contingents display India's military might
R-Day: Marching contingents display India's military might

During the grand parade, the major attraction was the Indian forces marching contingents and their military equipment. Notably, this year the marching contingents of the Navy and the Air Force were led by women officers.

PM Modi, other leaders greet people on Republic Day
PM Modi, other leaders greet people on Republic Day

Union Home Minister Amit Shah extended his wishes on the occasion of Republic day.

India top producer of millets, followed by Nigeria, Niger, China
India top producer of millets, followed by Nigeria, Niger, China

They were among the first plants to be domesticated and still serve as a traditional staple crop in parts of Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.

  • Thursday, 26 January 2023
  • China
Prez Murmu to lead nation in celebrating 74th R-Day; 6 Agniveers to also take part in parade
Prez Murmu to lead nation in celebrating 74th R-Day; 6 Agniveers to also take part in parade

This was stated in a statement issued by the Ministry of Defence on the eve of the celebrations.

Prime Minister congratulates Padma awardees
Prime Minister congratulates Padma awardees

The list of Padma awardees consists of six Padma Vibhushans awardees, nine Padma Bhushans and 91 Padma Shris from various.

Padma awards
Four from Odisha among 106 honoured with Padma awards

The Awards are given in various disciplines and fields of activities like art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service.

PM Modi exhorts NCC cadets, NSS volunteers to build India for future
PM Modi exhorts NCC cadets, NSS volunteers to build India for future

Interacting with NCC cadets and National Service Scheme (NSS) volunteers on the eve of Republic Day, the Prime Minister said that India's youth have to tap the unseen possibilities and explore unimagined solutions.

G20 ideal platform to discuss global warming, climate change: President Murmu
G20 ideal platform to discuss global warming, climate change: President Murmu

The President said after a series of initiatives in recent years to transform all aspects of governance and unleash the creative energies of people, the world has started to look at India with a new sense of respect.

India, Egypt to elevate relations to strategic partnership, take bilateral trade to $12 bn
India, Egypt to elevate relations to strategic partnership, take bilateral trade to $12 bn

He further said that both nations have decided to take bilateral trade to $12 billion in the next five years.

  • Wednesday, 25 January 2023
  • India
DGCA
Airlines to reimburse up to 75% of ticket cost to flyers if downgraded involuntarily: DGCA

For the domestic sector, the reimbursement will be 75 per cent of the cost of the ticket including taxes.

  • Wednesday, 25 January 2023
Shri Jagannath Yatra Train flagged off
Shri Jagannath Yatra Train flagged off, to cover famous pilgrimage sites

In its 8-day-long journey, the tourist train will cover famous pilgrimage sites in four states- Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Chopper carrying Sri Sri Ravi Shankar makes emergency landing in TN

The spiritual leader was travelling to Tirupur from Bengaluru.

  • Wednesday, 25 January 2023
Mike Pompeo
'Pakistan prepared for nuclear attack on India post Balakot surgical strike'

India's warplanes pounded a Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist training camp in Balakot in Pakistan in February 2019 in response to the Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF jawans.

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