The Republic Day parade was a grand celebration at Rajpath in the heart of New Delhi, on Tuesday, 26 January. Like every year, the parade saw the Indian Army, Indian Navy Force and Indian Air Force along with various other civil contingents put on an impressive show in New Delhi.
However, this year, the Republic Day celebrations were muted in view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. With no chief guest for the parade, the number of people witnessing the event had also been reduced to 25,000 from 1.25 lakh the year before.
Ahead of the parade, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to martyrs at the National War Memorial. As the parade concluded, PM Modi walked down Rajpath to greet people who had gathered to witness the celebrations.
India wrapped up the Third Test against England within 2 days at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Thursday. The victory also meant India going up 2-1 against England in the four-match Test series.
The 2021 Mahindra Scorpio SUV will be launched in India in the coming days. In the latest development, a test mule of the car has been found testing, revealing key details about its interiors. As per the images, it will have a sunroof, a dual-tone dashboard, an engine start-stop button, a touchscreen infotainment console, and a new multifunctional steering wheel. Here's our roundup.
Earlier today, announcing the next phase of India’s vaccination drive, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that people above the age of 60 and those above 45 years with co-morbidities will be vaccinated from 1 March
South Korean automaker Kia Motors has announced the 2022 Carnival MPV in the US. It originally debuted in South Korea last August. The vehicle has a refreshed design and a spacious cabin with a host of technology as well as safety features. It draws power from a 3.5-liter V6 petrol engine linked to an 8-speed automatic gearbox. Here's our roundup.
Assam assembly polls will be conducted in three phases on March 27, April 1 and April 6, while polling for the Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry assembly elections will take place in a single phase on April 6.
India is scheduled to begin the second phase of its COVID-19 vaccination drive from March 1. The first phase—that aimed to vaccinate 3 crore health and frontline workers—was launched on January 16. In the second phase, the government is aiming to inoculate 27 crore people who are above the age of 60 and people with co-morbidities who are above the age of 45.
<p>New Delhi/Beijing, Feb 26 (PTI) India has told China that disengagement at all friction points is necessary to contemplate de-escalation of troops in eastern Ladakh even as the foreign ministers of the two countries agreed to establish a hotline for timely communication and exchange of views.</p>