Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicAzadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

Topic: Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

At Red Fort, PM says need to get rid of ‘parivaarwad’ & give opportunities to the deserving

On the 75th anniversary of India’s independence, the prime minister stressed the need for cooperative and competitive federalism in his 90-minute speech. 

How two Gujarati monthlies covered Independence in 1947. Media today can learn a thing or two

Sanskruti, a monthly started in January 1947, dismissed sheer pessimism that discarded any celebration around Independence. It urged to accept what India had got.

INS Satpura reaches San Diego — first for any Indian Navy vessel  

The Satpura is part of the Navy’s goal of making commemorative visits to 6 continents, 3 oceans, and 6 time zones to mark the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations. 

Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti sends I-Day wishes to India from International Space Station

In the video, Cristoforetti wishes India & ISRO on behalf of the NASA and European Space Agency on completing 75 years of Independence.

Tricolour for ‘dharm gurus’ — BJP Minority Morcha wants flag at mosques, temples to mark I-Day

Tricolours made by women in Kashmir being distributed to religious places across country, says Minority Morcha chief. Nizamuddin Dargah head responds positively, says 'duty' to hoist flag.

Free Covid precaution doses for 18-59 age group from July 15 at govt centres

As part of Centre’s Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, this initiative will continue for 75 days.

In pictures: Modi says MSMEs ‘pillar of India’s growth story’, launches Rs 6,000 crore scheme

'Raising and Accelerating MSME Performance' scheme is intended to ramp up capacity & coverage, PM said at event held at Vigyan Bhawan Thursday as part of govt's Udyami Bharat programme.

With digital exhibition and coins, Modi & Sitharaman mark ‘Iconic Week’ of Amrit Mahotsav

With focus on reforms, 'Iconic Week' of Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Corporate Affairs is being celebrated between 6 and 11 June, as part of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav'.

Govt’s ‘Vigyan Sarvatra Pujyate’ festival begins, showcasing India’s science successes since 1947

The week-long, countrywide festival was inaugurated by Union Science & Technology Minister Jitendra Singh at Vigyan Bhavan Tuesday. Exhibitions will be spread across 75 locations.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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