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PM Modi Hands Over Arjun Tank To Army In Chennai

By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 14, Feb 2021, 12:32 pm IST | UPDATED: 14, Feb 2021, 12:32 pm IST

PM Modi Hands Over Arjun Tank To Army In Chennai Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the poll-bound states Tamil Nadu and Kerala today. PM will lay the foundation stone of various developments that will contribute towards India's vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat. Prime Minister will inaugurate and lay the foundation stones for several key projects in Tamil Nadu at around 11:15 am, then PM Modi will lay the foundation stone and dedicate various projects to the nation, at Kochi at around 3:30 pm.

PM Modi has reached Chennai and has handed over the Arjun Talk to Indian Army. This Battle Tank has been indigenously designed, developed and manufactured by CVRDE, DRDO along with 15 academic institutions, 8 labs, and several MSMEs.

The Day 14th February is being remembered as the Black Day for India as the nation witnessed the tragic terror attack in Pulwama, Jammu, and Kashmir 2 years ago.  India lost their 40 valiant soldiers after a suicide bomber rammed an IED laden vehicle into the security convoy carrying them. The convoy of 78 buses carrying 2,500 CRPF personnel was moving from Jammu towards Srinagar.

13 people were killed and four were critically injured as a bus and truck collided at the national highway 44 in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool this morning.

The accident took place near Madarpur village in Veldurti Mandal of the state's Kurnool district. All the injured have been admitted to Government General Hospital, news agency ANI reported.

In world news, Trains were halted over a wide swath of northeastern Japan on Sunday after more than 100 people were injured in an earthquake that appeared to be an aftershock from the devastating quake that hit the area in 2011.

The 7.3 magnitude quake struck shortly before midnight Saturday and cracked walls, shattered windows and set off a landslide in Fukushima, the area closest to the epicentre.

Former US President Trump was acquitted on Saturday after a five day trial on the charges of inciting an insurrection at the US Capitol. This comes after he was cleared in last year’s impeachment trial over the Ukraine scandal. 

Kerala will not implement the centre's controversial citizenship law, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Saturday, reiterating an earlier stand after a new announcement by Union Home Minister Amit Shah that the act will be enforced once the coronavirus vaccination drive ends.