🌍 International
– More than five million people were internally displaced in India due to natural disasters, conflict and violence in 2019: UNICEF said in its ‘Lost at Home’ report
🏆 *Award*
– J&K based photographers Dar Yasin, Mukhtar Khan and Channi Anand awarded Pulitzer Prize for feature photography
– DGCA launches GARUD (Government Authorisation for Relief Using Drones) portal to fast-track approval to COVID-19 related drone operations
– Govt suspends all visas, bars travel by OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) card-holders till ban on air services
– NITI Aayog, Piramal Foundation launch ‘Surakshit Dada-Dadi & Nana-Nani Abhiyan’ campaign focussed on ensuring wellbeing of senior citizens
– “Exit App” launched by West Bengal government
– Bamboo Conclave held via Video Conferencing
– Indian Navy launches Operation “Samudra Setu”
– Himachal Pradesh govt to launch ‘Nigah’ to sensitise family members of migrant returnees
😔 Honorable Death
– Former dreaded dacoit Mohar Singh dies aged 92 in Bhind district of MP
– Former Union Minister Dalit Ezhilmalai passes away

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