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.