On 26/11 anniv, Modi attacks Pak, refers to surgical strikes
Thursday, 26 November 2020 Prime Minister Narendra Modi marked the 12th anniversary of the 26/11 terror attack by holding Pakistan responsible for the carnage in the country’s financial capital and stressing that India’s approach towards terrorism had changed.
President Ram Nath Kovind on January 26 hosted 'At Home' reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan on the occasion of Republic Day. In view of the pandemic, the guests are trimmed amid the need to maintain social distancing norms. The 'At Home' reception was attended by Vice President V Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh among other dignitaries. Chiefs of armed forces were also present at the reception.
Tripura's Arshiya Das, a ten-year-old girl chess genius, was awarded the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar on January 25. Arshiya attended the PM's video conference along with her parents from the conference hall of the office of District Magistrate west Tripura district. Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually interacted with 32 winners from across the country via video conference. Dr. Shailesh Kumar Yadav, District Magistrate of west Tripura district felicitated Arshiya and expressed that it is a great honour for the state of Tripura. Arshiya is the first player from the northeast states to win a gold medal at the Asian School Chess Tournament 2019.
A 65-year-old woman, who was in Pakistan jail, returned to India after 18 years. Hasina Begum had gone to Pakistan to meet her husband's relatives but landed up in a Pakistani jail after she lost her passport. She returned to India on Tuesday after Aurangabad police filed a report on the matter. She was received by her relatives and Aurangabad police officials upon her return. According to the information received from the police, Begum who is a resident of Rashidpura area under the City Chowk police station limits in Aurangabad is married to Dilshad Ahmed who is a resident of Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur. Pakistan released Begum last week and handed her over to Indian authorities.
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Hasina Begum, a 65-year-old woman who was in Pakistan jail, returned to India after 18 years. Begum had gone to Pakistan to meet her husband's relatives; however, she landed up in a Pakistan jail after she lost her passport. Longing for return to her country, Aurangabad police helped the woman. Police filed a report on the matter. She was received by her relatives and Aurangabad police officials upon her return here. "I want to thank Aurangabad police helping," said Hasina. Pakistan released Begum last week and handed her over to Indian authorities.