Shots fired at Pak leader Imran Khan; more news updates on Aug 15

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Independence Day
Bangalore, Aug 15: India celebrated its 68th Independence Day on Friday, Aug 15. Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his much awaited maiden speech at Red Fort. As it was expected, the PM impressed all with his unique speech.

While India is celebrating its Independence Day, Pakistan faced a terror attack in which at least six jawans were killed. Follow more news updates here:

5:45 pm: Two held in Malaysia for 'stealing from MH370 victims'

4:50 pm: Germany sends first plane carrying aid to northern Iraq

3:45 pm: Pak PM greet Modi on Independence Day

2:48 pm: J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah declares himself chief ministerial candidate of National Conference in Assembly elections in the state

2:20 pm: CM Anandiben Patel hoisted the National Flag earlier today in Patan in Gujarat.

2:05 pm: There was more of sound and less of substance in PM's speech today-Manoj Jha, RJD.

1:56 pm: Shots fired on Pakistan's Opposition leader Imran Khan during a march, clashes break out after the incident.

1:15 pm: Anti-tank Mine recovered from Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir.

12:40 pm: Jammu Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah unfurls the national flag in Srinagar.

12:14 pm: I think it was the best speech I ever heard in my working life.It was just amazing, says Sidharth Birla, FICCI on PM Modi.

12:00 pm: It was a zero effect speech from the PM, nothing new in it. He is still in campaign mode, says Shakeel Ahmed, Congress.

11:46 am: Rahul Gandhi should not be blamed for our defeat. Such things are spread by mischievous people to weaken party, says AK Antony.

11:35 am: Reasons for Congress defeat due to various reasons. We will revive under leadership of Sonia ji and Rahul ji, says A K Antony.

11:20 am: Of about 20,000 judges more than 19,000 are appointed by state Govts, appointment of less than 1000 judges handled by judiciary, says CJI RM Lodha.

11:00 am: Passing of JAC Bill very important as it restores the concept of independence of the 3 pillars of democracy : Prakash Javadekar.

10:55 am: PM Modi to visit Japan from 31st August- 3 Sept. Will have audience with Japanese Emperor, annual summit meet with PM Shinzo Abe: MEA.

10:50 am: Majid Memon,NCP: In PM's speech priorities of Govt didn't seem to be in order,didn't spk abt communal violence,inlfation,harmony in country.

10:40 am: Certain propriety attached to this occasion, let people of country judge what they think about PM's speech, Congress leader Manish Tewari.

10:27 am: Jharkhand Governor Dr. Syed Ahmed faints while delivering Independence Day speech, taken to hospital.

10:25 am: PM spoke about rapes, female foeticide, but didn't clarify measures to be taken to prevent rapes, increase security for women, says Samajwadi Party MP Naresh Agarwal.

10:12 am: PM Narendra Modi met children after his Independence Day speech at Red Fort earlier today.

10:00 am: Congress President Sonia Gandhi unfurls the National Flag at Congress Head Quarter in Delhi.

9:55 am: BJP President Amit Shah hoists the National Flag at BJP HQ in Delhi.

9:45 am: Centre forms a new super think tank for a new age deregulated economy. National Development Reforms Commission replaces Planning Commission.

9:30 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat earlier this morning.

9:15 am: The strength of the savior is much more than strength of the person who kills.Lets unite to fight poverty:PM at Red Fort.

9:00 am: "Parents question their daughters about where they are going. Why not question your sons too?": PM Modi at Red Fort.

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