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Panch Pran key to keeping up development momentum of India, says PM Modi in Independence Day speech
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Panch Pran key to keeping up development momentum of India, says PM Modi in Independence Day speech

In his ninth consecutive speech from the ramparts of Red Fort, Modi said it was a historic day for India and the completion of 75 years of Independence was a time to step towards a new direction with a new resolve

Karnataka: Section 144 imposed in Shivamogga after tension escalates over Veer Savarkar portrait
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Karnataka: Section 144 imposed in Shivamogga after tension escalates over Veer Savarkar portrait

A row erupted on Monday, after a group of people tried to remove the portraits of Veer Savarkar to install banners of Tipu Sultan at the Ameer Ahmad circle of the city

India@75: India is the mother of democracy, has proved its ability, says Narendra Modi from Red Fort
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India@75: India is the mother of democracy, has proved its ability, says Narendra Modi from Red Fort

India@75: Need to be inspired by the 'sankalp' and determination of our freedom fighters who dreamt of a free India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tells India from Red Fort

Myanmar junta court jails Aung San Suu Kyi for six years over corruption charges
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Myanmar junta court jails Aung San Suu Kyi for six years over corruption charges

The ousted leader has been detained since 1 February last year. She has since been hit with a series of charges, including violating the official secrets act, corruption and electoral fraud. She faces decades in jail if convicted on all counts

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Dozen more Lulu malls to come up in India, UAE-based group sees massive growth opportunity in country's retail sector
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Dozen more Lulu malls to come up in India, UAE-based group sees massive growth opportunity in country's retail sector

Shibu Philips, Director-Shopping Malls of Lulu Group India said as many as six shopping malls are currently in the pipeline in Chennai, Ahmedabad, Prayagraj, Varanasi, Bengaluru and Noida

Manchester City's Benjamin Mendy termed 'predator' as rape trial begins
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Manchester City's Benjamin Mendy termed 'predator' as rape trial begins

Mendy also has been accused of one count of attempted rape and one count of sexual assault. He is alleged to have committed the offenses against seven young women between October 2018 and August last year.

UIDAI enrols more than 79 lakh kids in Bal Aadhaar initiative during April-July
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UIDAI enrols more than 79 lakh kids in Bal Aadhaar initiative during April-July

It is a renewed effort to reach out to more children in the 0-5 age group under the initiative and help parents and children avail multiple benefits. On attaining the age of 5, the child is required to furnish biometrics at an Aadhaar Seva Kendra to complete mandatory biometric update

Assam is integral part of India, says CM Himanta Sarma
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Assam is integral part of India, says CM Himanta Sarma

"Sovereignty is non-negotiable and Assam will never leave India," the Chief Minister said on Independence Day. He also declared a slew of measures to strengthen education, healthcare, agriculture and other sectors in the state. One lakh minor cases to be withdrawn

HS Prannoy says he is focussed on endurance ahead of BWF World Championships
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HS Prannoy says he is focussed on endurance ahead of BWF World Championships

With a run of quarter-finals, three semi-finals and a runners-up finish this season, Prannoy has emerged as one of the most consistent Indian shuttlers in the international circuit.

Safety, security of civil aviation sector 'paramount', says Union Minister Scindia
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Safety, security of civil aviation sector 'paramount', says Union Minister Scindia

The civil aviation minister also stated that the Directorate General of Civil Aviation has set a target of performing 3,709 checks this year as part of its annual surveillance strategy in light of numerous incidents involving SpiceJet and other carriers in recent times

Gujarat CM's I-Day gift for govt employees: Bhupendra Patel announces 3% hike in dearness allowance
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Gujarat CM's I-Day gift for govt employees: Bhupendra Patel announces 3% hike in dearness allowance

The chief minister said around 9.38 lakh government employees, panchayat servicemen and pensioners are set to benefit from the change

Independence Day 2022: PM Modi lauds armed forces for supporting self-reliance in defence
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Independence Day 2022: PM Modi lauds armed forces for supporting self-reliance in defence

PM Modi mentioned that the ceremonial 21-gun salute at the celebrations featured the usage of an indigenously developed howitzer gun for the first time. The Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System has been developed under the government's 'Make in India' initiative by DRDO

Arjun Rehani, Aashi Rawat win DCBA State Badminton Championship singles titles; Abhinav, Ishita win U-19 events
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Arjun Rehani, Aashi Rawat win DCBA State Badminton Championship singles titles; Abhinav, Ishita win U-19 events

Arjun Rehani won the men's singles Delhi State Badminton Championships on Sunday by defeating Vaibhav Jadhav in the final while the women's singles title went to Aashi Rawat, who defeated Likhita Shrivastava in the final

Ravichandran Ashwin a good defensive option in T20Is, can't expect too many wickets, says Aakash Chopra
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Ravichandran Ashwin a good defensive option in T20Is, can't expect too many wickets, says Aakash Chopra

What raised many eyebrows was Ashwin getting picked over Kuldeep Yadav in India's Asia Cup squad, and while Chopra believes that Ashwin will execute a defensive role perfectly, he won’t pick enough wickets.

Nitish Kumar's I-Day promise: Bihar chief minister says his government will provide 20 lakh jobs
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Nitish Kumar's I-Day promise: Bihar chief minister says his government will provide 20 lakh jobs

The 'historic announcement, made on a historic day', was applauded by Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav, who has returned to the post after five years and was among those present at the Independence Day function in the state

Odisha gears up preparations to deal with 'medium flood' in Mahanadi basin
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Odisha gears up preparations to deal with 'medium flood' in Mahanadi basin

The Mahanadi river and its tributaries are constantly swelling up with heavy rainfall increasing the water level at the Hirakud dam to 620.12 feet, just 10 feet less than the reservoir's full capacity, 630 feet

Independence Day 2022: PM Modi salutes children who say no to foreign toys
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Independence Day 2022: PM Modi salutes children who say no to foreign toys

In his monthly "Mann ki Baat" broadcast in July, the Prime Minister had also praised the Indian toy industry, saying that exports has increased from Rs 300–400 crore to Rs 2,600 crore

Russian President Vladimir Putin sends 'warmest' congratulations to India on Independence Day
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Russian President Vladimir Putin sends 'warmest' congratulations to India on Independence Day

In a statement addressed to President Droupadi Murmu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vladimir Putin said that the Russian -Indian relations are developing in the spirit of the special and privileged strategic partnership

Cincinnati Masters: Serena Williams vs Emma Raducanu opening round match pushed back to Tuesday
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Cincinnati Masters: Serena Williams vs Emma Raducanu opening round match pushed back to Tuesday

Serena Williams, preparing to retire, is set to face 19-year-old Emma Raducanu in the opening round clash of the Cincinnati Masters but the match has been moved from Monday to Tuesday.