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Barack Obama tears up during tribute to Michelle, daughters in farewell speech
Global   Wednesday, January 11, 2017 IST
 
Barack Obama tears up during tribute to Michelle, daughters in farewell speech

Barack Obama tears up during tribute to Michelle, daughters in farewell speech

Illinois: President Barack Obama wiped away tears as he paid tribute to his teenage daughters and to Michelle Obama, his "closest companion," at the passionate close of a goodbye address in his assenting city of Chicago Tuesday. 
 
"Michelle LaVaughn Robinson, young lady of the south side, for as far back as 25 years, you have not exclusively been my significant other and mother of my youngsters, you have been my closest companion," Obama told the main woman, situated before him dressed all in dark. 
 
"You went up against a part you didn`t request and made it your own particular with effortlessness and coarseness and style and agreeability," he advised her, at one bring up out a cloth to touch away tears - as the horde of 18,000 cheered fiercely. 
 
"Another era sets its sights higher in light of the fact that it has you as a good example. You`ve did right by me. You`ve made the nation glad." 
 
It was in Chicago that the Obamas met, that their little girls were conceived, and as the president place it in a Facebook post in front of the discourse, "for Michelle and me, Chicago is the place everything began." 
 
While 18-year-old Malia was there to hear her father`s goodbye discourse, her 15-year-old sister Sasha was not - the most outstanding of a progression of open nonattendances by the adolescent that incited a whirlwind of well-intentioned prattle via web-based networking media, and a hashtag #SashaObama. 
 
A White House official said Sasha remained back in the capital Washington to get ready for a school exam in the morning. 
 
Be that as it may, Obama tended to both young ladies in applauding the "two stunning young ladies" they had gotten to be, amid the family`s eight years in the White House. 
 
"Of all that I have done in my life, I am most glad to be your father," he said - as Malia, wearing highly contrasting, shed a couple tears with her mother`s arm around her. 
 
"You are savvy, and you are delightful, however more critically, you are benevolent, and you are astute, and you are loaded with enthusiasm," Obama let them know. "Also, you bore the weight of years in the spotlight so effectively." 
 
Lastly, the 55-year-old president swung to Joe Biden - who alongside his better half Jill he depicted as a moment "family," drawing yet another overwhelming applause for the VP. 
 
"You were the main choice I made as a chosen one, and it was the best," Obama told Biden. "Not on the grounds that you have been an awesome VP, but since in the deal, I picked up a sibling." 
 
After the president`s discourse attracted to a nearby, the Obamas and their little girl met up in front of an audience for a warm grasp.

 



 
 
BAT attack: Pakistan Border Action Team member carried headband camera, dagger to mutilate Indian jawans, record terror attack
Global   Wednesday, January 11, 2017 IST
 
BAT attack: Pakistan Border Action Team member carried headband camera, dagger to mutilate Indian jawans, record terror attack

BAT attack: Pakistan Border Action Team member carried headband camera, dagger to mutilate Indian jawans, record terror attack

Jammu: A Pakistan Border Action Team (BAT) member, shot dead on Thursday, was wearing a headband camera on his head while sneaking over the Line of Control (LoC) into the Poonch area of Jammu and Kashmir.

The Indian Army has also recovered dagger along with arms and ammo from the killed BAT member.

The recovery of dagger and camera from the BAT member reflects the barbaric mentality of the Pakistan Army, said a senior Army officer.

In third such assault this year, a group of Pakistani special forces had on June 22 sneaked 600 meters over the LoC, executing two Indian troopers while losing one of their men in retaliatory activity.

Armed force troops, amid inquiry and sanitation operations, recuperated the body of the BAT member on Friday.

"The body of the interloper slaughtered in the BAT endeavor on 22 June has been recovered and given over to the nearby police," a senior Army officer told PTI.

"Arms, ammo and other warlike stores including an exceptional blade and a headband with a camera, cut, one AK rifle, 3 magazines, 2 projectiles other than dresses and packs was recuperated which mirrors the savage outlook of the Pakistan Army," he said.

"The undaunted activity of our warriors didn't give the evil arrangement (of disfiguring bodies and recording it on camera) a chance to succeed," the officer said.

Giving points of interest, the officer said that an extraordinary class of blade and a blade was intended to design fast mutilation and executing of jawans murdered in the terminating trades and it has been thwarted by the brisk activity by Indian troopers.

The BAT part was wearing a headband with the camera on his make a beeline for record the activity and conceivable mutilation of jawans, which was averted by different troops who shot dead one of them and harmed another, he said.

The officer said it involves examination whether the camera was live associated with Pakistan Army foundations over the outskirt.

"The information and points of interest of the camera will be broke down," he said.

"We are certain that another BAT part has additionally been slaughtered however his body was reclaimed by alternate individuals from the BAT," he said.

The Border Action Team (BAT), which for the most part contains especial forces personnel of the Pakistan Army and a few terrorists, done the assault at around 2 pm on Thursday under substantial cover fire by Pakistani troops from their posts, he said.

"A Border Action Team of five to seven vigorously furnished men, under the front of Pakistani shooting, entered 600 meters inside the LoC in Gulpur forward zone in Poonch segment around 2 PM on Thursday and propelled a furious assault on Indian Army watch party with a few sorts of weapons," the authority said.

The Pakistani aggressors came up to 200 meters close to the Indian posts.

Amid the assault, the Pakistani troops depended on terminating in Gulpur-Karmara-Chakan-Da-Bagh range along the LoC.

The equipped gatecrashers focused on a zone mastery watch of the Indian Army, setting off a gunfight, the authority said.

The Indian troops slaughtered one of the aggressors and harmed another whose removal was encouraged by the cover fire by the Pakistani troops from their posts.

In the firefight, two Indian troopers were executed. They were 34-year-old Naik Jadhav Sandip of Aurangabad, Maharashtra and 24-year-old Sepoy Mane Savan Balku of Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

The Pakistani terminating proceeded till 3.30 pm on Thursday even as the Indian posts struck back unequivocally.

Pakistan's Border Action Teams (BAT) involve vigorously equipped fear mongers, bolstered by the nation's Army. The BAT groups cross into the Indian side of the LoC while the Pakistan Army draws in the Indian troops in cross-fringe terminating in an offered to encourage BAT activities.

In a comparative BAT assault on May 01, two Indian officers were decapitated in Krishna Ghati part in Poonch locale. That assault too was done under the front of shelling by the Pakistani troops.

Preceding that, a BAT assault was done in February yet there were no losses.

Prior, there have been a few BAT assaults in which Indian jawans have been executed or their bodies ravaged.

On October 28 a year ago, activists assaulted a post and slaughtered an Indian Army fighter and ruined his body near the Line of Control (LoC) in the Machil area.

In January 2013, Lance Naik Hemraj was slaughtered and his body ruined by a BAT. It had likewise guillotined Lance Naik Sudhakar Singh.



 
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