This year Republic Day Parade on Rajpath will witness tableaux from 17 states and six ministries of the Central government. These tableaux will showcase varied themes starting from country's rich cultural heritage and socio-economic development to nation's progress in key areas like IT, women empowerment and environment protection, stated an official release.
Today is the last day of the five-day Jaipur Literature festival in which interesting sessions on a number of subjects will be held in the forenoon such as Manelists, Misogyny and Mansplaining; Mother India: Indian Films and the National Narrative; The Ocean of Churn; Being the Other; The Spice Trader Who Changed History; The Joy of Yoga; The Girl with Seven Names; Between the Silences; The Fall of Rome and the End of Western Civilisation; Sandalwood and Carrion: Smell and Perfume in Ancient India; A Syrian Warrior Poet in the Age of the Crusades; and You Got Magic!
The Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express train got derailed last night at Kuneru Railway Station in Vizianagaram district in Andhra Pradesh at Rayagada. As per available information, 39 people have reportedly been killed and a score sustained injuries.