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August 14 to be Partition Horrors Remembrance Day: PM Modi | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced August 14 to be observed as “Partition Horrors Remembrance Day”, setting off a debate on the decision. “Partition’s pains can never be forgotten. Millions of our sisters and brothers were displaced and many lost their lives due to mindless hate and violence. In memory of the struggles and sacrifices of our ...

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Indian warship docks in UK for exercise with Royal Navy over I-Day weekend | India News – Times of India

LONDON: Indian naval ship INS Tabar is in Portsmouth for friendly exercises with the Royal Navy as India celebrates its 75th Independence Day on Sunday. India and the UK have been conducting the annual bilateral naval exercise “Konkan” since 2004. The latest such exercise started on August 12, when the Talwar-class frontline frigate, which is assigned to the Western Naval ...

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Goa CM terms objections to National Flag unfurling event by Navy ‘shameful, unfortunate’ | India News – Times of India

PANAJI: Chief minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday called objections raised by some residents of St Jacinto Island in South Goa “unfortunate and shameful”, which led to the cancellation of the proposed flag hoisting ceremony by the Indian Navy, and added that the state government would not tolerate ‘anti-India activities’. Sawant has requested the Indian Navy to go ahead with their ...

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Twitter restores access to accounts of Rahul Gandhi, INC India | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Twitter restored access to former Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s account on Saturday morning saying that he has, as part of the appeal process, submitted to the microblogging site the “formal consent/authorisation letter to use the referenced image”. However, the tweet in which he has shared an image of the Dalit family whose 9-year-old daughter was raped and murdered, ...

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August 14 to be observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day: PM Modi | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: August 14 will be observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day in the memory of the struggles and sacrifices of people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Saturday. The Prime Minister said the pain of partition can never be forgotten. “Millions of our sisters and brothers were displaced and many lost their lives due to mindless hate and violence. ...

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Rajnath: India aims to be self-reliant, powerful | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India aims to develop into a “powerful and self-reliant” country that is peace-loving but “fully capable of giving a befitting reply whenever challenged”, defence minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday. The armed forces are fully equipped to deal with any challenge that endangers the safety, security, unity and integrity of the country, the minister said, while flagging off ...

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Amid growing storm, Twitter transfers its India director to US | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Amidst serious legal and regulatory troubles in India, American micro-blogging giant Twitter has transferred its country director for India, Manish Maheshwari, to San Francisco in a new role and has done away with the post, forming a “leadership council” to run its operations in the country. Senior functionaries – Kanika Mittal and Neha Sharma Katyal – will continue ...

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