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Modi pays tribute to Kargil martyrs

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New Delhi: Narendra Modi Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to martyrs on the 16th Kargil Vijay Diwas. narendra-modi_505_051214102741

In a message, Modi said the day was reminiscent of the bravery and sacrifice of our soldiers.

“I pay my tributes to those who sacrificed everything in service of the nation,” he said in a message.

In 1999, India and Pakistan clashed in the Kargil area of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir.

(IANS)

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Twitter India on Tuesday celebrated 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi with the announcement of a new customised “Gandhi Emoji”.

The “Gandhi Emoji” was officially launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the micro-blogging site, which features a caricature of the Father of the Nation.

“Users in India and across the world can use the “Gandhi Emoji” by using the hashtags #GandhiJayanti, #MKGandhi, #BapuAt150, #MahatmaGandhi, #MyGandhigiri, #MahatmaAt150, #NexusOfGood, among others,” Twitter India in a statement.

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The emoji will be live until October 8. It is available on both the actual app and Twitter Lite.

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