Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and BJP stalwart who passed away on August 16, 2018, was an iconic leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and a well-known poet, orator and a social worker. He was admitted to the AIIMS in June and had been ailing for long. PM Narendra Modi described his death as "end of an era". In pics, let’s take a look at the final journey of Atal Bihari Vajpayee…
🎊 The Parsi communities around the world celebrate their new year on August 17. Also known as the Navroz, the festival is observed as a holy occasion within the community and also marks the beginning of the Iranian calendar. Parsis dress up in traditional clothes and visit fire temples to celebrate the day 🎊
The state of Kerala is hit with one of the worst floods in its history. CM Pinarayi Vijayan said that death toll in the state has risen to 324. Nearly 2,23,139 people are living in 1,568 relief camps across the state. To contribute to the relief fund and help, take a look at our story for details.
August 15, 2018, marks the 72nd Independence Day of India. In 1947, the nation broke away from the shackles of British rule. Here's a look at how the country celebrated this beautiful day! #IndependenceDay#IndiaAt72
WORLD 🐘 DAY | Marks the importance of preservation and protection of the tuskers globally. The animal also occupies a special place in the national heritage of India. From Ganesha, the Lord of good fortunes to Appu, the iconic mascot of the 1982 Asian Games held in New Delhi, elephants fit in the nation's overall psyche (📷 credit: Agencies)
An astute leader, a prolific writer, a true legend! M Karunanidhi has left an impregnable impression on the political map of India The former Tamil Nadu CM passed away on August 7. As the country mourns his sad demise, let’s take a walk down the memory lane. Picture Credits: Agencies