12:08 PM: Hundreds of tri-coloured ballons flown in the sky over Rajpath

12:05 PM: President Pranab Mukherjee leaves the venue with his Presidential bodygaurds

12:03 PM: PM Modi, President Obama wave to greet the audience


12:01 PM: National anthem marks the end of Republic Day parade at Rajpath

12:00 PM: Three Shukoi jets make a 'Trishul' formation over Rajpath

11:59 AM: Five MiG 29 jets fly past over Rajpath

11:58 AM: Five Jaguar fighter jets thrill the audience at Rajpath

11:55 AM: Three C-130 Hercules air planes fly over Rajpath 

11:52 AM: Mi 35 helicopters fly past over Rajpath

11:48 AM: BSF personnel perform the famous motorcycle stunt at Rajpath


11:44 AM:  Delhi students perform dance showcasing India's 'Yuva Shakti'

11:40 AM: Traditional Marathi dance showcases cultural heritage

11:37 AM: Dance depicting Mangalayan showcased at Rajpath

11:33 AM: School children start performing at Rajpath

11:28 AM: Tableaux from Indian Ministries showcase government schemes at R-Day parade

11:26 AM: Tableaux on 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' scheme passes down the lane at Rajpath

11:15 AM: Tableaux reflects PM Modi PET project-- Make In India

11:09 AM: Telangana makes its debut in R-Day parade at Rajpath

11:05 AM: Tableaux from 16 different states & 9 Central Ministries on display

11:00 AM: Floats representing various Indian states now marching down Rajpath

10:57 AM: Cultural heritage on display at R-Day parade

10:50 AM: Senior BJP leader LK Advani, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi  witnesses Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath

10:45 AM: The three service chiefs witness R-Day Parade at Rajpath

10:40 AM: Indian Navy's all women contingent smartly marches at the 66th Republic Day parade

10:36 AM: Woman power on display as women officers lead display

10:25 AM: Parade showcases India's millitary prowess

10:20 AM: Army's Pinaka rocket systems, BrahMos and Akash missile systems file by

10:15 AM: Forces display ingeniously developed missiles at parade

10:12 AM: Lieuetenant-General Subroto Mitra leads the parade

10:10 AM: R-Day parade begins at Rajpath, New Delhi

10:04 AM: President confers Gallantry awards

10:03 AM: Tri-colour hoisted at Rajpath

9:59 AM: Obama reaches saluting base

9:58 AM: President Pranab Mukherjee arrives at Rajpath

9:56 AM: PM Modi receives Barack Obama

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9:55 AM: US President Barack Obama arrives at Rajpath with wife Michelle Obama

9:55 AM: President Pranab Mukherjee en-route to Rajpath

9:53 AM: Hamid Ansari arrives at Rajpath with wife Salma Ansari

9:51 AM: PM Modi arrives at Rajpath, waves hand to audience

9:46 AM: Narendra Modi leaves for Rajpath

9:41 AM: PM Modi pays homage to Martyrs at Amar Jawan Jyoti

9:40 AM: PM Modi arrives at India Gate

9:35 AM: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar arrives at India Gate

9:34 AM: PM Modi to pay homage to Martyrs

9:32 AM: Parade begins from India Gate

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9:31 AM: Over one lakh audience mark their presence at Rajpath

9:30 AM: R-Day celebrations underway

9:15 AM: Republic Day parade to be broadcast live around the world for the first time

09:10 AM: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav greets people on Republic Day. He says, it is opportunity to pay respects to martyrs who sacrificed their lives for country's freedom

9:00 AM: Theme of 66th Republic Day is "Women Empowerment"

8:59 AM: India to showcase defence capabilities today

8:51 AM: Republic Day parade to begin shortly at Rajpath in New Delhi

8:50 AM: Google Doodle celebrates India's 66th Republic Day

8:48 AM: 66th Republic Day celebrated in BJP office, BJP President Amit Shah unfurled the national flag

8:45 AM: PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Republic Day

US President Barack Obama on Monday is the Chief Guest at India's Republic Day parade at Rajpath in New Delhi

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