PM Modi gave a call for 'Sabka Prayas' along with 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas' for building a new India.
Soon after Modi unfurled the Tricolour, following which the national anthem was played, the Indian Air Force (IAF) threw flowers from the sky.
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu also extended his warm greetings to people through his series of Tweets.
The PM's address would focus primarily on building the resilience of the nation to grow taller from the shadows of pandemic. And to lit that instinct of resilience, the theme of the 75th I-Day has been 'Nation First, Always First'
India will be celebrating its 75th Independence Day on Sunday.
The PM has suggested that by collaborating with online companies, SHGs can easily ship their products to cities in great packaging
Modi also interacted with women SHG members, community resource persons promoted under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Rural Livelihoods Mission through video conferencing.
PM Modi Meets 10-Year-Old Anisha, Answers Her Questions Patiently
During Ujjwala 1.0 launched in 2016, a target was set to provide LPG connections to five crore women members of BPL households.
The Prime Minister also asked MPs to focus on malnutrition status in their areas and create awareness about government welfare measures and programs to control it.
The meeting is being attended by several heads of state and government of member states of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), and high-level briefers from the UN system and key regional organisations.
During an anti-vaccine protest led by nurses and other workers in the eastern Caribbean island, Prime Minister Gonsalves was injured after a demonstrator threw a rock at his head.
Under the PM-KISAN scheme, an annual financial benefit of Rs 6,000 is provided to eligible beneficiary farmer families, payable in three equal four-monthly installments of Rs 2,000 each.
In the Union budget for FY 21-22, provision for an additional one crore LPG connection under the PMUY scheme was announced. These one crore additional PMUY connections (under Ujjwala 2.0) aim to provide deposit-free LPG connections to those low-income families who could not be covered under the earlier phase of PMUY.
Bajrang's bronze medal took India's tally in the Tokyo Olympics to six medals -- two silver and four bronze. India thus tied for its best medal haul in the Olympics at 2012 London when they won two silver and four bronze.
PM Narendra Modi interacted with the Indian Women’s hockey team players after their semi-final match in Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Making the announcement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he had been getting many requests from citizens across India to name the Khel Ratna Award after Major Dhyan Chand.
On August 1, India took over the rotating presidency for the month at the 15-nation UN Security Council, and on January 1, India began its two-year tenure as a non-permanent member of the UNSC. It is India's seventh term.
The Indians still have a chance to secure an elusive medal from the Olympics as they will feature in the bronze medal match on Thursday.
e-RUPI is a cashless and contactless instrument for digital payment, an official statement said, adding, it is a QR code or SMS string-based e-voucher, which is delivered to the mobile of the beneficiaries.
The MPs in the memorandum pointed out that former Prime Ministers Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi were not sensitive to the aspirations of the Naga and Mizo communities.
India's strategy of tiger conservation attaches topmost importance to involving local communities, said PM Modi.
Dholavira became an attraction for tourists interested in ancient sites during the Kutch Rannotsav that was started by Modi during his term as the chief minister.
India celebrates Kargil Vijay Diwas on July 26 every year to mark the anniversary of the Indian Army's victory against Pakistan in 1999
UNESCO described the Temple in a statement: "Construction of the sandstone temple began in 1213 CE and is believed to have continued over some 40 years.