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New Delhi: Have you noticed that whenever there is an anniversary, everyone rushes forward with their greetings?

Tuesday is no different but in this case, it’s a very special day: International Nurses Day. Politicians, especially, have been quick to acknowledge their invaluable contribution to looking after coronavirus patients.

Led by Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, there are messages also from Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan — all with fulsome praise for nurses’ dedication and bravery.

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And when the UK Prime Minister pays his tribute to them, you sense he really means it. Boris Johnson was hospitalised and in ICU due to the coronavirus last month.

Migrants could do with a healing touch as there seems to be no end to the their tragic experiences: activist Yogita Bhayana shares a video of a poor man eating leaves…

Trinamool Congress MP Dinesh Trivedi also has a teary-eyed moment.

See what you think of the two photographs shared in this tweet by Swaraj India President Yogendra Yadav.

More tales of bravery, this time from Rajasthan where Praveen Kaswan, IFS, applauds a young man for his courage.

Congress leader Srivatsa thinks Republic TV’s Arnab Goswami shouldn’t be allowed to appear on television. But his reasons are slightly different from what one might presume.

 And Congress spokesperson Gourav Vallabh feels like PM Narendra Modi should’ve scored higher on his report card. Find out why…

While justice is blind, former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha urges the Supreme Court to open its eyes.

French ethical hacker Elliot Alderson ‘thanks’ the government of India — that after finding fault with its Aarogya Setu app.

Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo, who’s known to bluntly reprimand US President Donald Trump, is at it again.

Actor Jim Carrey, another vocal Trump critic, shares a new artwork of the president. Well, the picture says it all!

Bollywood/Hollywood actor Priyanka Chopra who’s quarantining herself with hubby Nick Jonas in New York, shares her ‘first day out’ selfies in two months.

Got something on your mind? Spiritual leader Sadhguru hopes it not the following …

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