Independence Day

In a joyful mood

On the eve of Independence Day, people get busy preparing for flag hoisting ceremonies, parades and garlanding the statues of national heroes. Social workers plan to distribute food and clothes among the underprivileged. Some youngsters enjoy patriotic songs and videos on their mobile phones, but...

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They keep the flag flying

In Mattagajapur, a sleepy village of Cuttack district, flag-making gives several hundred people a respectable livelihood throughout the year. Situated 5km away from Cuttack, Mattagajapur is home to many families who stitch the National Flag for a living. One can find several houses in the...

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Tri-colour fashion

Independence Day is just around the corner, so it seems like a good time to think of what to wear on this celebratory occasion. Be it school, college or office celebrations, you can make a style statement with the right outfit. According to Bhubaneswar-based fashion...

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