Six army personnel including Captain Ashutosh Kumar to be conferred with Shaurya Chakra on independence day

Six army personnel including Captain Ashutosh Kumar will be conferred with Shaurya Chakra- the third highest gallantry award in the country, on Independence Day, the Ministry of Defence informed on Saturday. The Ministry said that six army personnel will be accorded with Shaurya Chakra, four with Bar to Sena medal, 116 with Sena medal and six with Mention in Despatches […]

LK Advani greets people on Independence Day, says respect for diversity essence of Indian democracy

Veteran Bhartiya Janata Party leader Lal Krishna Advani on Saturday extended his greetings to people on 75th Independence Day, stating that the essence of India’s democracy is respect for diversity and freedom of expression and people should collectively strive to strengthen it. In a message on the eve of Independence Day, the […]

CISF begins double-layered frisking, extensive deployment in Delhi Metro ahead of Independence Day

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Monday introduced a double-layered frisking system at the entry points of select stations at Delhi Metro as well as extensive deployment in view of the enhanced vigil for the upcoming Independence day celebrations, CISF Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Jitender Rana told ANI. The passengers entering the metro premises are […]

Flying of drones, microlight aircraft, hot air balloons banned in ahead of Independence Day

In view of the threat to the safety of the general public posed by anti-social elements or terrorists, the Delhi Police on Thursday banned the flying of aerial vehicles such as paragliders, UAVs, UASs, microlight aircraft and hot-air balloons over the national capital till Independence Day. The order comes into force from […]