The meeting comes after the PM Modi had visited Leh earlier this week and addressed soldiers following the June 15 clashes in the higher reaches of that region with Chinese troops in which 20 army personnel sacrificed their lives for the nation.
The Nari Shakti Puraskar, instituted by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, are National Award in recognition of exceptional work for women empowerment conferred every year on March 8 as a mark of respect and recognition for those who contribute towards the empowerment of women.
The IWD is celebrated globally every year on March 8 to mark the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It also marks a call to action for accelerating gender equality.
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday presented Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar, 2020 (National Bravery Award) to 22 children at Rashtrapati Bhavan here. Ten girls and 12 boys received the award this year. Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani were among those present.
It is celebrated in the month of Rabi' al-awwal, which is the third month in the Islamic calendar. While the Shias celebrate it on the 17th of the month, the Sunnis celebrate on the festival on 12th of the month, according to the Islamic calendar.
During his speech, Trivendra Singh Rawat paid respect to Savita Kovind, wife of President Ramnath Kovind as the first woman of the country, Mrs. Ramnath Kovind.
Shastri was born on October 2, 1904 in Mughalsarai district of Uttar Pradesh. He shares his birthday with Mahatma Gandhi, whose 150th birth anniversary is being celebrated today.
President Ram Nath Kovind met and greeted Indian Diaspora in Switzerland's Bern. He received a warm welcome by the Indian community.
On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, devotees across the country throng temples to seek blessings of Lord Ganesh.
Soundararajan, the daughter of former Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president Kumari Ananthan, was also appointed as chief of the Tamil Nadu BJP in 2014 following the resignation of Pon Radhakrishnan from the post.