Bengaluru, Jan 26: A day after US President Barack Obama's arrival in India, Obama will be attending the Republic Day celebrations alongwith his wife Michelle Obama.
Follow the latest news updates of the day:
7.10 pm: Eminent cartoonist RK Laxman passes away in Pune.
6.47 pm: Pakistani Army Chief meets Chinese foreign minister, says China is an irreplaceable ally. Earlier, Pak PM Mawaz Sharif wrote to PM Modi for improved relations.
6.15 pm: India-US Business Summit to follow CEO meet.
6.05 pm: President Obama, PM Modi and other leaders at the India-US CEO Forum at Taj Palace Hotel in New Delhi.
5.10 pm: Republic Day Retreat Ceremony being held at the Wagah border
4.30 pm: US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the Rashtrapati Bhavan to attend the At Home reception ceremony.
3:00 pm: It's for entire country to see how sacred occasion is used for political reasons:Yogendra Yadav, AAP on Kiran Bedi seated in R-Day front row.
2:30 pm: Kaman Setu, Uri: Sweets exchange ceremony between Indian & Pak Army...
2:00 pm: US President to meet with Congress leaders; Rahul, Sonia Gandhi arrive at ITC Maurya
Fulbari(WB): Sweets exchanged at Indo-Bangladesh border on the occasion of 66th Republic Day pic.twitter.com/C7jrirgD9n— ANI (@ANI_news) January 26, 2015
1:50 pm: Fulbari(WB): Sweets exchanged at Indo-Bangladesh border on the occasion of 66th Republic Day
12:49 pm: Bengal Tableaux for republic day depicting path breaking Kanya Shree initiative was not allowed: Derek O Brien, TMC
Republic Day celebrations: Arvind Kejriwal hoisted flag pic.twitter.com/orfYEzIoxC— ANI (@ANI_news) January 26, 2015
12:11 pm: R-Day comes to an end; Arvind Kejriwal hoisted flag at BJP office
12:00 pm: Air formations come to an end
11:20 am: 'Make in India' tableaux steals the show
10:38 am: Parade begins; 'Naari Shakti' theme evident
10:05 am: Award ceremony of Ashoka Chakra begins
10:00 am: US Prez Barack Obama, Michelle arrive at the Raj Path
9:40 am: PM Modi reaches the Amar Javan Jyoti to pay homage to martyrs
Low intensity IED blasts in 3 places in Imphal(Manipur), no casualties reported pic.twitter.com/IHQoVqXvP7— ANI (@ANI_news) January 26, 2015
9:20 am: Low intensity IED blasts in 3 places in Imphal (Manipur), no casualties reported
9:09 am: RepublicDay parade to be broadcast live around the world for the first time; displays would include PM's pet projects like 'Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan', metro project, Jan Dhan Yojana and 'Make in India'
8:50 am: Malaysia Airlines Website Hacked by Group Calling Itself ‘Cyber Caliphate'
8:24 am: Latehar (Jharkhand): Maoists call for a shut down against US President Barack Obama's visit
Mumbai : Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus was lit up in Tricolor last evening for the 66th Republic Day pic.twitter.com/ziyo8WBpE9— ANI (@ANI_news) January 26, 2015
7.35 am: Two low intensity blasts in Assam's Digboi, no casualties reported
6.55 am: PM Narendra Modi today conveyed his greetings on Republic Day
गणतंत्र दिवस पर सभी देशवासियों को हार्दिक शुभकामनायें । Greetings to everyone on Republic Day.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 26, 2015