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Tag: Republic Day Parade

Spectacular Flypast By 75 Aircraft At Rajpath Leaves People Stunned
Spectacular Flypast By 75 Aircraft At Rajpath Leaves People Stunned

In the end, the Amrit formation comprising 17 Jaguar made a figure of 75 aircraft and helicopters. The parade culminated with the national anthem and the release of Tricolour balloons.

Indian Army Showcases Centurion Tank, PT-76 Tank That Played Major Role In 1971 War
R-Day Parade: Indian Army Showcases Centurion Tank, PT-76 Tank That Played Major Role In 1971 War

At the parade, the detachment of Centurion tank of "The Poona Horse' regiment was led by Captain Rahul Sharma.

Tricolour Unfurled At Rajpath
Tricolour Unfurled At Rajpath With Booming 21-Gun Salute

President Ram Nath Kovind honoured the proud winners of the highest gallantry, including the winners of Param Vir Chakra and Ashok Chakra.

R-Day March Past Begins With Param Vir Chakra, Ashok Chakra Gallantry Award Winners
R-Day March Past Begins With Param Vir Chakra, Ashok Chakra Gallantry Award Winners

Colonel D Sreeram Kumar -- who won India's highest peacetime gallantry award Ashok Chakra for showing exceptional bravery during an anti-terrorist operation in Imphal on October 23, 2008 -- was in the third jeep.

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Rajpath Brims With Patriotic Fervour As India Celebrates R-Day

Amid chilly weather in the morning, the slogans "Bharat Mata Ki Jai" and "Vande Matram" injected the heat of patriotism in the veins of the people.

A New-Look Rajpath To Host Republic Day Celebrations
India Celebrates 73rd Republic Day, Here's A Sneak Peek Into Rajpath Event

According to an official statement, only double vaccinated adults/one dose vaccinated children of 15 years and above will be allowed entry at the parade. Children below 15 years of age will not be permitted

Delhi Under Thick Security Blanket In View Of Republic Day Celebrations
Delhi Under Thick Security Blanket In View Of Republic Day Celebrations

The security personnel are keeping a hawk-eyed vigil over the venue, where President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be celebrating the occasion along with other dignitaries and thousands of people.

RD Priyadarshi In Republic Day Parade
Odisha Girl To Represent CRPF Tableau At Republic Day Parade

Female Sepoy RD Priyadarshi from Bhubaneswar will be representing the tableau of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) at this year's Republic Day Parade on the Raj Path in New Delhi.

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Unvaccinated People, Children Below 15 Yrs Not Allowed At R-Day Parade: Guidelines

On Sunday, Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana had said over 27,000 police personnel have been deployed for security duties in the national capital and anti-terror measures intensified in view of Republic Day.

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Govt Dropped 'Abide With Me' From Beating Retreat As Indian Tunes More Appropriate: Sources

The move to drop the hymn from this year's ceremony came days after the Centre's decision to merge the Amar Jawan Jyoti flame at the India Gate with the eternal flame of the National War Memorial (NWM). The merger took place during a brief ceremony on Friday.

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Centre's Move Of Dropping 'Abide With Me' Hymn Sad; Sensitive People Hurt By Decision: Chidambaram

"It is very sad that an old Christian hymn, which is no longer a Christian hymn but a secular hymn, has been dropped from the Republic Day parade," he said.

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Navy Tableau To Depict 1946 Naval Uprising This R-Day

The naval band is led by Vincent Johnson, Master Chief Petty Officer Musician. He will lead a 72-men naval band as its drum major in front of the President of India, with millions watching India's most loved ceremonial event.

Republic Day Parade To See 24,000 People In Attendance, Foreign Dignitary As Chief Guest Unlikely
Republic Day Parade To See 24,000 People In Attendance, Foreign Dignitary As Chief Guest Unlikely

Last year's Republic Day parade took place amid the Covid pandemic and close to 25,000 people were allowed to attend it, sources mentioned.

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WATCH | Stunning Stunts By BSF Women Contingent During Practice For Republic Day Parade 2022

The Border Security Force's women contingent 'Seema Bhawani' is all set to showcase its stunts on Rajpath on Republic Day parade this year! More than 100 female troops of different ranks of the BSF are undergoing grueling training to perfect their skills for the big day.

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Republic Day 2021: India Celebrates 72 Years Of Sovereignty With Display Of Cultural, Economic & Military Might

New Delhi: Amid the coronavirus pandemic, India celebrates her 72nd Republic Day today with a shortened programme at Rajpath in Delhi. This year, the biggest ceremonial event of the nation witnesses several firsts, including a shorter route for the parade, fewer spectators, no chief guest, no motorcycle stunts, no bravery awards, smaller marching contingents, no […]

Ladakh Tableau To Make Debut In Republic Day Parade On Rajpath

New Delhi: There is a palpable excitement among members of the Ladakh contingent for the Republic Day Parade as the young union territory is all set to make its debut in the extravaganza on Rajpath with a beautiful tableau depicting the iconic Thikse Monastery and its cultural heritage. The Union Territory of Ladakh was created […]

Covid-19 Vaccine Development Process To Be Showcased In Republic Day Parade

New Delhi: The making of vaccines against the deadly Covid-19 virus will be showcased during the Republic Day parade on January 26 at Rajpath in New Delhi. India has two indigenous vaccines, Covaxin and Covishield, and a large-scale inoculation programme started from January 16, 2021. So far, 1,53,032 people have lost their lives to the […]

Republic Day: Rafale, Vintage Dakota Aircraft To Be Major Attraction Of Parade
Republic Day: Rafale, Vintage Dakota Aircraft To Be Major Attraction Of Parade

New Delhi: The newly inducted Rafale and vintage Dakota aircraft will be one of the major attractions during the Republic Day parade at Rajpath in Delhi on January 26 as they would be part of 42 aircraft taking part in the flypast. In its first appearance at the Republic Day celebrations, Rafale fighter jets will […]

Odisha R&V NCC Squadron Wins 4 Medals At Republic Day Camp

Bhubaneswar: The cadets of Odisha Remount and Veterinary (R and V) Squadron, bettered their performance by displaying their skills and mastery in horsemanship at the Republic Day Camp (RDC) held in New Delhi recently and won four medals from 16 events this year. The four medals which the Bhubaneswar R and V NCC Squadron won […]

Odisha Police Picks Up Two Sisters While Staging Dharna During Republic Day Parade

Bhubaneswar: Situation turned awkward for the Commissionerate Police today during the State-level parade on occasion of 71st Republic Day celebration at lower PMG area when two girls were forcefully picked up by cops for staging a sit-on at the spot. Sources said, the siblings were staging a protest demanding justice from CM Naveen Patnaik in […]

CRPF Women Daredevils Stun Spectators On Republic Day

New Delhi: “Now the real one comes, let us go in the front,” said the crowd sitting on the back benches at Rajpath on the occasion of Republic Day after finding that a contingent of women bikers of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will perform daredevil stunts. Defying security personnel, spectators moved ahead to take […]

Standing Ovation To 49 Little Heroes On R-Day

New Delhi: Spectators of Republic Day parade at Rajpath gave a standing ovation to the 49 little heroes of the country who came in decorated jeeps. The people tried to connect with these 49 children, 18 girls and 31 boys, who were honoured with the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar for their exceptional achievement. The […]

Proud at 71: India celebrates Republic Day

New Delhi: It was tricolour balloons, 22 tableaux projecting India’s rich diversity, the armed forces showcasing their might and ‘garba’ on Rajpath, as India celebrated 71 years as a republic on Sunday. Sixteen state tableaux and six from different ministries and departments were displayed on Rajpath. While, Jammu & Kashmir showcased its ‘Back to Village’ […]

Two Odisha Tribals Are Special Guests For Republic Day Celebrations In New Delhi

New Delhi: The Ministry of Tribal Affairs has bestowed Gangadhar Hembram and Japani Majhi of Odisha with a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity as the duo has been selected to represent the tribal community at the Republic Day Parade in New Delhi on January 26 and beating the retreat ceremony. They have received an invitation for a 10-day […]

Women CRPF Bikers To Make R-Day Parade Debut With Daredevil Stunts

New Delhi: An all-woman bikers contingent of the CRPF will make its debut and showcase daredevil stunts at the January 26 Republic Day parade at Rajpath, officials said on Monday. The 65-member team will display its acrobatic skills on 350cc Royal Enfield Bullet motorcycles towards the end of the over 90-minute-long parade. “It will be […]

Capt Tania Shergill To Become First Woman Parade Adjutant For Republic Day Parade

New Delhi: Captain Tania Shergill, an officer with Army’s Corps of Signals, will be the first woman parade adjutant for the Republic Day parade, sources said on Monday. A parade adjutant is responsible for the parade. Commissioned in March 2017 from the Officer Training Academy, Chennai, Shergill is an electronics and communications graduate, they said. […]

Odisha Tableau Shortlisted For 2020 Republic Day Parade

Bhubaneswar: After failing in the last two occasions, Odisha tableau replicating the art and architecture of Lingaraj Temple and Rukuna Rath has been shortlisted for participation in the 2020 Republic Day parade in New Delhi. Eminent artist Gajendra Sahoo will be designing the Odisha tableau for the Republic Day parade. As per reports, the tableaux […]

Rahul invited for R-Day parade, to be seated in 4th row: Cong leaders

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi has been invited by the government for the Republic Day parade tomorrow, but only to be seated in the fourth row, according to Congress leaders. However, there was no official confirmation on the seating arrangement of political leaders as well as ministers. “We have come to know that the […]

6 Odias in all-women BSF squad to perform on Rajpath on R-Day

Bhubaneswar: : Six Odia women Jawans have been selected in the 27-member BSF women squad which will showcase daredevilry acts on Rajpath in New Delhi on the Republic day this year. For the first time, an all-women bikers’ squad of the BSF will perform on the Rajpath on the Republic Day. The six Odias in […]

NCC has enormous potential for nation building: Governor

Bhubaneswar: Governor Dr SC Jamir today said the National Cadet Corps (NCC) has enormous potential for nation building as it provides opportunities to the youth of the country for their all round development with a sense of duty, commitment, dedication, discipline and moral values to become able leaders and useful citizens. “Youth are the strength […]

Odisha tableau to showcase Dola Yatra in R-Day parade

Bhubaneswar: Odisha will showcase Dola Yatra in its tableau in the Republic  Day parade in New Delhi on January 26 this year. The design of the tableau sponsored by the State I&PR department has been selected at the national level after the approval by a 16-member selection committee of the Ministry of Defence. The design […]