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Manufacture and Import of Polyester National Flags

The Indian government has allowed the import and manufacture of national flags which are machine-made of polyester. The 2002 Flag Code of India has been amended for this purpose. Overview: Earlier rules permitted only those flags which were made by only “hand-spun and weaved wool, cotton, or silk khadi bunting while machine-made flag imports were ..

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BRO starts celebrations to mark 75 years of Independence

Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has started its celebrations of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ to commemorate 75 years of Independence of India. Key Points To mark this momentous occasion, BRO will organise nationwide welfare and patriotic activities and events. Event also comprises of 75 medical camps, plantation drives across 75 locations and 75 School Samvad in ..

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Armed Forces Flag Day: December 7

The Armed Forces Flag Day has been observed in India since 7th December 1949. The day is dedicated towards collection of funds from the people. The collected fund will be used for the welfare of the armed personnel, ex-servicemen and also to rehabilitate battle causalities. The Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has recently announced that this ..

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Beirut, Lebanon sets a New Guinness World Record

Lebanon’s capital Beirut has set a new Guinness World Record for most number of national flags displayed in one city for 24 hours. About By raising a total of 26,852 Lebanese flags for 24 hours Beirut broke the record of New York’s Waterloo of raising 25,599 flags. It was achieved by individual and national initiative ..

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India’s tallest National flag from average city elevation installed in Guwahati

On the 149th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal hoisted India’s tallest National Flag from the average city elevation at the Gandhi Mandap in Guwahati. The 9,600 sq ft flag stands on a 319.5 ft flag pole at Gandhi Mandap, a memorial for Mahatma Gandhi atop the Sarania Hill in the ..

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