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Tricolour on tallest flag mast installed near Attari border

Punjab Minister Anil Joshi inaugurated the country's largest tricolour on the tallest flag post - measuring 110 metres in length, 24 metres in width and 55 tons in weight.

Mar 06, 2017 09:47 AM

Amazon apologises for 'offending' Indian sentiments over tricolour-themed doormat

Following a stern message by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj over sale of doormats depicting the tricolour, Amazon on Thursday expressed regret for “offending” Indian...

Jan 12, 2017 22:21 PM

Amazon Canada removes doormats with tricolour after Sushma's warning, but British flag doormats available on Amazon India

After backlash from India over the sale of controversial doormats with Indian tricolour, Amazon removed the offensive product from its website. But the e-retail giant is still...

Jan 12, 2017 14:47 PM

Sushma Swaraj chides Amazon Canada for selling doormats with Tricolour, warns of stern action

Sushma Swaraj also asked the Indian embassy to take up the matter with Amazon Canada.

Jan 11, 2017 23:56 PM

Never recognised tricolour, now talking of ‘Tiranga Yatra’: Nitish’s jibe at BJP

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday took a dig at the BJP and RSS, saying those who “never recognised the tricolour as national flag” are now taking out ‘tiranga...

Aug 23, 2016 21:59 PM

CRPF Commandant Pramod Kumar unfurled Tricolour minutes before martyrdom

"It is a very important day," these were the last words of CRPF Commandant Pramod Kumar after he unfurled the tricolour at the forces' base in Srinagar, minutes before he fell to...

Aug 17, 2016 12:18 PM

Check dishonour of tricolour: Centre asks state governments

“Since, plastic flags are not biodegradable like paper flags, these do not get decomposed for a long time and ensuring appropriate disposable of national flags made of plastic...

Aug 13, 2016 20:01 PM

Akshay Kumar supports hoisting of Tricolour in universities

Human Resource Development Ministry led by Smriti Irani recently said that all central universities will fly the national flag on a 207 feet high mast at a prominent place on their...

Feb 19, 2016 20:05 PM

Hoisting of Tricolour to be made mandatory in all Central Universities

All central universities will fly the national flag on a 207 feet high mast at a prominent place on their campuses, HRD ministry said today, a move that comes in the backdrop of...

Feb 18, 2016 21:23 PM

Parrikar hoists country's largest, tallest Tricolour in Ranchi

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today hoisted the largest Tricolour in the country atop the tallest pole at Pahari Mandir in Ranchi.

Jan 23, 2016 14:13 PM