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  • Here’s how to be truly financially independent Aug 20, 2020 02:39 PM IST

    Here’s how to be truly financially independent

    Discipline, along with goal-setting, small investments and the power of compounding will put you on the path to financial freedom very early in your life .

  • Government needs to play the health card right Aug 17, 2020 08:37 AM IST

    Government needs to play the health card right

    Unique ID is welcome, but increased public expenditure is the need of the hour to cure the ills of the country’s ailing health care system

  • Coronavirus India | Punjab minister tests positive for COVID-19 after attending I-Day celebrations Aug 16, 2020 06:42 PM IST

    Coronavirus India | Punjab minister tests positive for COVID-19 after attending I-Day celebrations

    Despite speaking about the importance of wearing masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Punjab Congress leader was seen without a facemask at the I-Day function

  • 74th Independence Day | No spectators at Wagah border during celebrations for first time in six decades Aug 16, 2020 03:58 PM IST

    74th Independence Day | No spectators at Wagah border during celebrations for first time in six decades

    This year, the spectator’s gallery at Attari Wagah border wore a deserted look on India's 74th Independence Day due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • 74th Independence Day | Mamata Banerjee skips Raj Bhavan I-Day event, leaves governor 'startled and stunned' Aug 16, 2020 02:45 PM IST

    74th Independence Day | Mamata Banerjee skips Raj Bhavan I-Day event, leaves governor 'startled and stunned'

    Governor Dhankar took to Twitter where he posted several tweets along with photographs and videos from the Independence Day celebrations.

  • National Digital Health Mission rolled out on pilot mode in 6 union territories Aug 15, 2020 09:15 PM IST

    National Digital Health Mission rolled out on pilot mode in 6 union territories

    The six union territories where the mission was rolled out through a pilot launch are Chandigarh, Ladakh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Puducherry, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep, the NHA said in a statement.

  • 74th Independence Day | Mahatma Gandhi celebrated India’s first Independence Day in Calcutta. Here’s why Aug 15, 2020 07:28 PM IST

    74th Independence Day | Mahatma Gandhi celebrated India’s first Independence Day in Calcutta. Here’s why

    On August 15, 1947, when most of India was feeling triumphant and rejoicing the new-found independence, Bapu was in Calcutta, trying to figure out how to stop the communal violence triggered by the partition of Bengal

  • 74th Independence Day | Nepal PM Oli makes first phone call to PM Modi since Kalapani border dispute Aug 15, 2020 06:57 PM IST

    74th Independence Day | Nepal PM Oli makes first phone call to PM Modi since Kalapani border dispute

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked the Prime Minister of Nepal for his telephone call and recalled the civilizational and cultural links that India and Nepal share

  • 74th Independence Day | Read the full text of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech here Aug 15, 2020 03:53 PM IST

    74th Independence Day | Read the full text of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech here

    In his address today, PM Modi said the country must not only ‘Make in India’ but also ‘Make for the World’. Read the full text of PM Modi's address to the nation on the 74th Independence Day here

  • Amit Shah unfurls tricolour at home; extends Independence day greetings to countrymen Aug 15, 2020 03:30 PM IST

    Amit Shah unfurls tricolour at home; extends Independence day greetings to countrymen

    After unfurling the national flag at his residence here, Shah said on one hand, the Modi government has provided the poor and deprived sections of the society with housing, power and health insurance, while on the other hand, India has emerged as a powerful nation.

  • In pics | 25 years of the Internet in India: A brief timeline Aug 15, 2020 02:16 PM IST

    In pics | 25 years of the Internet in India: A brief timeline

    Here is the highlights of the first 25 years of the internet in India.

  • 74th Independence Day | India's self-reliance to determine how high its flag of freedom flies: India Inc Aug 15, 2020 02:00 PM IST

    74th Independence Day | India's self-reliance to determine how high its flag of freedom flies: India Inc

    Welcoming the National Digital Health Mission, Biocon CMD Kiran Mazumdar Shaw said it gives India's healthcare sector a digital backbone and it is vital to make a difference to India's healthcare sector.

  • In pics | 74th Independence Day: How Indians celebrated across the world Aug 15, 2020 01:22 PM IST

    In pics | 74th Independence Day: How Indians celebrated across the world

    A look at the celebration of the 74th Independence Day all over the world.

  • 74th Independence Day | Jammu and Kashmir on a new journey of normalcy and development, says LG Manoj Sinha in his speech Aug 15, 2020 01:20 PM IST

    74th Independence Day | Jammu and Kashmir on a new journey of normalcy and development, says LG Manoj Sinha in his speech

    In his Independence Day speech at Sher-e-Kashmir cricket stadium, Sinha asserted that the government is committed to providing a better alternative that stands for development, welfare and social transformation for the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Here is how to be truly financially independent! Aug 15, 2020 01:13 PM IST

    Here is how to be truly financially independent!

    At your current salary you may not buy it outright, but if you invest a fraction every month, you'll have your iPhone in a year.

  • 74th Independence Day | Mobile internet services snapped in Kashmir as precautionary measure Aug 15, 2020 12:45 PM IST

    74th Independence Day | Mobile internet services snapped in Kashmir as precautionary measure

    Though the services were snapped as a precautionary measure, mobile phone services, which used to be suspended for the duration of the Independence Day ceremony, functioned as usual, a police official added.

  • 'The journey to financial freedom is a marathon, not a sprint' Aug 15, 2020 12:33 PM IST

    'The journey to financial freedom is a marathon, not a sprint'

    The first step in achieving financial freedom is assessing your current position – net worth, debt, saving.

  • 74th Independence Day | PM Modi presents roadmap for India's growth with ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ at its core Aug 15, 2020 11:52 AM IST

    74th Independence Day | PM Modi presents roadmap for India's growth with ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ at its core

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushed for ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ and listed out the roadmap for India's growth. He also spoke about the National Digital Health Mission and COVID-19 vaccination.

  • 74th Independence Day | The often-forgotten naval mutiny on the docks of Bombay Aug 15, 2020 11:13 AM IST

    74th Independence Day | The often-forgotten naval mutiny on the docks of Bombay

    The Royal Indian Navy Mutiny of 1946 did not get political patronage then and does not get told often perhaps because it does not fit well into the larger non-violent narrative of India's independence movement

  • 74th Independence Day | Govt to connect 6 lakh villages via optical fibre; Aksh Optifibre, HFCL in focus Aug 15, 2020 10:56 AM IST

    74th Independence Day | Govt to connect 6 lakh villages via optical fibre; Aksh Optifibre, HFCL in focus

    The digital revolution has been playing a key role in India and in COVID time, digital activities increased significantly.

  • US wishes 'good' friend India on Independence Day Aug 15, 2020 10:55 AM IST

    US wishes 'good' friend India on Independence Day

    Over the years, the relationship has grown into a comprehensive global strategic partnership, involving ever closer cooperation on issues vital to global security and prosperity in the 21st century, Pompeo noted.

  • 74th Independence Day | Key highlights of what PM Modi said and announced Aug 15, 2020 10:47 AM IST

    74th Independence Day | Key highlights of what PM Modi said and announced

    Giving special reference to ‘Corona warriors’, he said they have lived the mantra of 'Seva Parmo Dharma' and served the people of India.

  • India gave 'befitting reply to enemies' from LoC to LAC: PM Modi Aug 15, 2020 10:37 AM IST

    India gave 'befitting reply to enemies' from LoC to LAC: PM Modi

    The PM also added that India has taken steps to strengthen bilateral relationships with our extended neighbourhood

  • 74th Independence Day | PM Modi's speech reflects his vision, mission, resolve to build all-inclusive, stronger self-reliant India: JP Nadda Aug 15, 2020 09:55 AM IST

    74th Independence Day | PM Modi's speech reflects his vision, mission, resolve to build all-inclusive, stronger self-reliant India: JP Nadda

    Delivering his seventh straight Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Modi on Saturday said the call for 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' has captured people's imagination and become a "mantra" for everyone, as he pushed for raising India's share in global economy.

  • August 15, 1947: How Portuguese Goa marked India’s Independence Day Aug 15, 2020 09:43 AM IST

    August 15, 1947: How Portuguese Goa marked India’s Independence Day

    The Portuguese government had permitted the hoisting of the Indian flag as long as the Portuguese flag was also full mast.

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