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PHOTO ESSAY:
Jai Hind!
Indian Republic Day Celebrations


Indians worldwide celebrate January 26 as India’s Republic Day, and this year as always, it was celebrated with great pomp and show. Here are glimpses of celebrations from New Delhi, Washington, DC, and San Francisco. Siliconeer presents a photo essay.


Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
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Above):
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil and chief guest of Republic Day Yingluck Shinawatra, Prime Minister of Thailand, meet the invitees at a reception to mark the 63rd Republic Day celebrations, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi, Jan. 26. [Photo: Press Information Bureau]

Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
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Above):
Rajpath comes alive with dare devil stunts of motorbike riders of the Border Security Force. [Photo: Press Information Bureau]

Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
(
Above):
Border Security Force marching contingent. [Photo: Press Information Bureau]

Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
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Above):
Border Security Force camel contingent passes through the Rajpath. [Photo: Press Information Bureau]

Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
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Above):
Float of Karnataka passes through the Rajpath. [Photo: Press Information Bureau]

Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
(
Above):
Children performing folk dance at Rajpath. [Photo: Press Information Bureau]

Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
(
Above):
Ambassador Rao paying floral tribute at Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in front of the Embassy of India in Washington, DC. [Photo: Indian Embassy, Washington, DC]

Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
(
Above):
Ambassador Nirupama Rao unfurling the National Flag at Washington, DC. [Photo: Indian Embassy, Washington, DC]

Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
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Above):
A group led by Ayona Dutta sang patriotic songs in various Indian languages at the Indian Embassy in Washington, DC. [Photo: Indian Embassy, Washington, DC]

Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
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Above):
Ambassador Nirupama Rao reads the President’s Message to the Nation. [Photo: Indian Embassy, Washington, DC]

Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
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Above):
San Francisco’s Consul General of India N. Parthasarathi receives a proclamation at the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, Jan. 26, on the occasion of India’s Republic Day celebrations. [Photo: Siliconeer]

Congress Party general secretary Rahul Gandhi
(
Above):
A cultural performance at the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, Jan. 26, by disciples of Chitresh Das on the occasion of India’s Republic Day celebrations. [Photo: Siliconeer]

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COVER STORY
Reinventing Textbooks:
Education, Meet Technology

Paper textbooks and heavy backpacks could soon be history. Apple has recently announced new apps for the iPad that may reshape the future of education. A Siliconeer report.


POLITICS
Opportunism:
In Rushdie Conundrum

The government capitulated to wishes of religious fundamentalists while stifling the voice of Salman Rushdie, writes Priyanka Bhardwaj


COMMUNITY
Horrific Ordeal:
The Norway Custody Case

The agreement reached between New Delhi and Oslo has ended the seven-month-long battle for custody, that resulted from cultural differences in a foreign land. A Siliconeer report.


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EDITORIAL: Education, Meet Technology
EDUCATION: Intel Science Talent Search
ENVIRONMENT: Constructing Change
PHOTO ESSAY: India’s Republic Day
WILDLIFE: Tailing Indian Tigers
TRAVEL: Trip to Toledo, Spain
RECIPE: Chili Paneer
AUTO REVIEW: 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 S
BOLLYWOOD: Sunny Leone’s in Town
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BOLLYWOOD: Guftugu
HOROSCOPE: February

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