Independence Day

Sinha had also announced an additional Rs 25 lakh insurance cover for healthcare workers for working selflessly during the COVID outbreak.

"India is among the few nations where the forest cover is increasing. In the recent past, the tiger population has increased at a rapid pace in the country! Now a Project Lion for our Asiatic lions is also going to start in the country," said the Prime Minister.

In India, 15th August is synonymous with the country's march into freedom when the British colonisers left the soil in 1947.

Taking to Twitter, Shah wrote, "Today, India has a leadership whose only goal and determination in life is to make India a world leader again. We now have to make #VocalForLocal the mantra of our lives under the leadership of Narendra Modi ji and move towards Make in India as well as Make for World."

PM Modi said the time has come to eliminate silos in infrastructure development and a big plan has been prepared for multi-modal connectivity infrastructure.

The Prime Minister said that the country is determined to provide equal opportunities for self-employment and employment to women.

Oli tweeted, "Congratulations and greetings to Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi ji, the Government and people of India on the happy occasion of the 74th Independence Day. Best wishes for more progress and prosperity of the people of India."

New Delhi: An anti-drone system developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was deployed near the Red Fort...

Speaking from the ramparts of the Red Fort, the Prime Minister addressed the nation and highlighted the 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' spirit of the country that has resulted in achieving self-reliance amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

At the end of video, Akshay Kumar says, "We all know these people, we all have these people in our lives. On this #IndependenceDay, lets come together for them, lets come #Together4India.