Outside a place of worship in a parking lot, a group of around 25 volunteers has made and distributed more than 2,100 food packages in just seven weeks. Guru Nanak Foundation of America has been organising 'Langar Sewa' at a drive-thru food distribution zone for past seven weeks. They are doing it in Silver Spring of Washington Metropolitan Area. It is organised every Sunday, wherein non-perishable food is given to people arriving there. While speaking to ANI, the representative of Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee for Guru Nanak Foundation of America, Ginny Ahluwalia said, "I thank all sevadars who have given their time. We are doing this food drive for everybody in this area that can drive up and gather weeks of non-perishable food." "The smile on their faces says it all," she added.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s bid to get Canada back on the United Nations Security Council was dashed Wednesday. Trudeau was humiliated. The UN dealt a decisive and embarrassing loss to him and his administration. India, Mexico, Norway and Ireland won temporary seats on the United Nations Security Council, which is the organization’s most powerful forum. Canada was resoundingly defeated in the first round of voting by much smaller Norway and Ireland.
Former Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot congratulated state's new Congress chief Govind Singh Dotasra on Wednesday. Pilot also hoped that the new chief will take care of the party workers whose hard work helped Congress to form the government in the state. Pilot's statement came after Dotasra formally took over as Rajasthan Congress chief. Pilot was Congress chief in Rajasthan before he was sacked from the post earlier this month. He was sacked after he rebelled against Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. Pilot was the Congress president in Rajasthan for six years. He was widely credited for leading party to victory in 2018 assembly polls. Meanwhile, CM Gehlot trooped to the residence of Governor Kalraj Mishra. This came after Raj Bhavan returned his proposal to convene session of state assembly for third time. The state government had proposed Mishra to reiterate its demand to convene assembly session from July 31. Gehlot government, however, didn't mention whether it will seek a trust vote in the House. Earlier, Mishra had suggested a 21-day notice period to convene the House. He had sought clarity on session’s agenda and also advised live-streaming of the floor test, in case it was held. Mishra had also asked about Covid-19 pandemic-related precautions in the assembly.
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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on July 26 removed containment zone poster from Amitabh Bachchan's house 'Jalsa'. House was sealed after megastar tested positive for coronavirus. Big-B along with son Abhishek were tested positive on July 11. Later, Aishwarya Rai and Aaradhya also tested positive.