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Independence Day (United States): Federal holiday in the United States
Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence of the United States, on July 4, 1776. The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies were no longer subject to the monarch of Britain, King George III, and were now united, free, and independent states. The Congress had voted to declare independence two days earlier, on July 2, but it was not declared until July 4.

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Did Covid affect kite sales on Independence Day? Delhi shopkeepers answer [Video]

Did Covid affect kite sales on Independence Day? Delhi shopkeepers answer

Sales of kites were affected on Independence Day, Delhi’s shopkeepers said on Saturday. Local shopkeepers said the sales have reduced to nearly 50 % of what it used to be. Kites are flown on..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 01:48Published
Independence Day 2020 पर Arvind Kejriwal का Corona Warriors को सलाम - स्वतंत्रता दि [Video]

Independence Day 2020 पर Arvind Kejriwal का Corona Warriors को सलाम - स्वतंत्रता दि

Independence Day 2020 पर Arvind Kejriwal का Corona Warriors को सलाम - स्वतंत्रता दिवस समारोह

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Ramjanmbhoomi issue prevailed for centuries, resolved peacefully: PM Modi [Video]

Ramjanmbhoomi issue prevailed for centuries, resolved peacefully: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Independence Day said that Ramjanmbhoomi issue that prevailed for centuries, has been resolved peacefully. "Construction of a grand Ram Temple in Ayodhya started 10 days..

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Delimitation exercise is underway in JandK: PM Modi [Video]

Delimitation exercise is underway in JandK: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Independence Day said that delimitation exercise is underway in Jammu and Kashmir and country is committed for completion. "Delimitation exercise is being carried out in..

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In coming 1000 days, every village will be connected with optical fibre: PM Modi [Video]

In coming 1000 days, every village will be connected with optical fibre: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Independence Day said that in coming 1000 days, every village of the nation will be connected with optical fibre. "Only 5 dozen village panchayats were connected with..

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Need to move forward with 'Make for World' along with 'Make in India': PM Modi [Video]

Need to move forward with 'Make for World' along with 'Make in India': PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Independence Day said that India should move forward with 'Make for World' along with 'Make in India'. "Last year, there was a record 18% increase in Foreign Direct..

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Challenges for Aatmanirbhar Bharat increases if there is global competitiveness: PM Modi [Video]

Challenges for Aatmanirbhar Bharat increases if there is global competitiveness: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Independence Day said that he agree that there are lakhs of challenges for Aatmanirbhar Bharat and it increases if there is global competitiveness. "I agree that there..

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'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' has now become 'mantra' for 130 crore Indians: PM Modi [Video]

'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' has now become 'mantra' for 130 crore Indians: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Independence Day said that 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' has now become 'mantra' for the 130 crore Indians. "Amid COVID-19 pandemic, 130 crore Indians took the resolve to be..

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ITBP jawans celebrate Independence Day on banks of Pangong Tso at 14,000 feet in Ladakh [Video]

ITBP jawans celebrate Independence Day on banks of Pangong Tso at 14,000 feet in Ladakh

Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) jawans celebrated Independence Day on the banks of Pangong Tso, Ladakh at 14,000 feet. The country is celebrating 74th Independence Day today.

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:01Published
Corona warriors lived mantra of 'Seva Parmo Dharma' and served Indians: PM Modi [Video]

Corona warriors lived mantra of 'Seva Parmo Dharma' and served Indians: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Independence Day said that corona warriors have lived the mantra of 'Seva Parmo Dharma' and served the people of India. "We're going through distinct times. I can't see..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:09Published
74th I-Day: PM Modi arrives at Red Fort [Video]

74th I-Day: PM Modi arrives at Red Fort

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Red Fort on Independence Day. He was received by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. He also reviewed the Guard of Honour at the iconic monument. PM Modi will soon..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:31Published
Kolkata bakery shop prepares tri-colour cakes on eve of Independence Day [Video]

Kolkata bakery shop prepares tri-colour cakes on eve of Independence Day

Ahead of Independence Day, a bakery shop in Kolkata made unique cakes. They made tri-colour cakes and pastries to celebrate the national festival. The bakery shop has also reduced its prices on..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:42Published
Assam Police recover cache of arms, ammunition and explosives [Video]

Assam Police recover cache of arms, ammunition and explosives

Assam Police recovered huge cache of arms, ammunitions and explosives ahead of Independence Day. On the basis of secret input, Assam Police conducted search operation in Udalguri district. Further..

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Strict surveillance in Guwahati ahead of Independence Day [Video]

Strict surveillance in Guwahati ahead of Independence Day

Security has been tightened in Guwahati ahead of Independence Day. On August 13, the police conducted a security check at Judges Field of the city, where the function is scheduled to be held. While..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:48Published
Full dress rehearsal held in JandK's Doda for Independence Day celebrations [Video]

Full dress rehearsal held in JandK's Doda for Independence Day celebrations

A full dress rehearsal was held in JandK's Doda ahead of Independence Day on August 13. Tricolour was unfurled by Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) of Doda Kishori Lal. March past also took place by..

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