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PM continues turban tradition on Independence Day

'Tu Desh Mera', the song features about 14 actors including Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Tiger Shroff to name a few. They all shot for the song separately which will be unveiled on the occasion of Independence Day.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the dynamic facade lighting of the Parliament House on Tuesday.

A missile destroyer, JS Sazanami of the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF), commanded by Commander Shoji Ishkawa, is on a two day goodwill visit to Kochi from 13 Aug 19. The Commanding Officer accompanied by Coast Guard Superintendent Koichiro Maeda, Commanding Officer, of the Somalia Dispatch Team of the Japanese Coast Guard, and Capt Taiko Eda, Resident Defense Attaché of Japan at New Delhi called on Vice Admiral Anil Kumar Chawla, AVSM, NM, VSM, Flag Officer Commanding -in- Chief, Southern Naval Command on 13th August, and interacted over professional subjects of common interests to both navies.

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) continue the rescue and relief operations in Shirol, Kolhapur on Tuesday. NDRF teams also carrying fodder with them for affected animals.

PM Modi will hoist the Tricolour at the Red Fort on Thursday. Following which he is scheduled to deliver a speech to the nation. This will be his first Independence Day speech after securing a thumping victory in the recently-concluded elections.

A major fire broke out at Gandhi Nagar market on Tuesday morning. No loss of life or injuries has been reported so far.

Ten MLAs of Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) joined BJP in presence of its working president JP Nadda and general secretary Ram Madhav at the party’s headquarters on Tuesday.

Bollywood actresses pose with the national flag ahead of the 73rd Independence Day, in Mumbai on Tuesday.