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From LAC to Aatmanirbhar Bharat, PM Modi's I-Day speech highlights in pics

The Red Fort lawns that remains filled to the brim on Independence Day, saw many vacant seats this year with the attendees wearing masks and maintaining social distancing

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PM Modi continues 'safa' tradition

PM Modi continues 'safa' tradition
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Continuing his tradition of donning flamboyant and colourful turbans, Prime Minister sported a saffron and cream headgear with a long tail. He paired the 'safa' with a half-sleeve kurta and a fitted churidar. He also wore a white scarf with a saffron border that he used to cover his mouth and nose in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Make in India but also for world

Make in India but also for world
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PM said the goal is to make India a global manufacturing hub while a Rs 110-trillion pipeline of infrastructure projects is being created to boost the economy and create jobs. "How long can the raw material be sent out of our country and finished products imported," he asked. "Aatmanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India) is not only about cutting imports but also raising our capacity, creativity and skills," the prime minister said.testing.. we are here....

A clear message for China, Pakistan

A clear message for China, Pakistan
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Indian soldiers have given befitting reply to those who challenged the country's sovereignty "from LoC to LAC", PM said, in a subtle message to Pakistan and China. He said the country is fighting terrorism as well as expansionism with determination.

National Digital Health Mission launched

National Digital Health Mission launched
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Every Indian will get a health ID that will store the individual's medical records. In his address, the prime minister said the Mission will help reduce problems in getting treatment in various health facilities in the country and herald a new revolution in the sector.


First Published: Thu, August 20 2020. 13:02 IST
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