The World Bank yesterday upgraded Bangladesh's GDP growth forecast for this fiscal year by 2 percentage points to 3.6 percent, making it the second best-performing economy in South Asia behind the Maldives.
A person returned to India via Attari-Wagah border in Amritsar on April 19 after being released from Pakistan's Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore. Dharam Singh is a resident of Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district and had crossed the border unknowingly. Protocol Officer AP Singh said, "He crossed over to Pakistan by mistake in 2003 and served a jail term of 14 years. He will be quarantined for 14 days followed by a medical test. Later, his family will be called and will hand over him to them."
A 10-member BJP delegation, led by state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh, met the four-member team from Home Ministry at the BSF office in Kolkata. MHA deputed the team to assess the ground situation amid the post-poll violence in West Bengal. Additional Secretary in Home Ministry Govind Mohan, Additional Secretary in Education Ministry Vinit Joshi, Joint Director of Intelligence Bureau Janardan Singh and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) IB, Nalin are among the team. Violence has been reported in several parts of West Bengal after post-poll results.
Pakistan and India signed a fresh ceasefire agreement on 25th of February this year. Barely three months have passed and the deal is yet again breached when today early morning Pakistan opened fire along the International Border.
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This is the plea of a BSF jawan who secures the country's borders but when it comes to the security of his own family, no person came forward. He had been running pillar topost all morning to admit his Covid positive wife but he was continuously turned away without an explanation.
Millions of Pakistani Muslims gathered in open fields and mosques on Thursday to pray for Eid al-Fitr, as the world continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic.Strict Covid-19 laws are in effect, but worshippers in the port city of Karach could be seen closely packed together and kissing after prayers.
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BJP National Vice President Mukul Roy ditched the BJP to go back to the Trinamool fold, ending weeks of speculation. Roy & his son Subhrangshu Roy met West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee today at TMC bhawan in Kolkata. Why did he quit?
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Amritsar received light spell of rainfall on May 04. It brought relief from scorching heat among the locals. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) have predicted lash of rainfall in Punjab, Delhi and JandK from May 04 -07.
The Golden Temple in Amritsar illuminated on birth anniversary of Guru Arjan Dev. Devotees visited the gurdwara on the occasion . Diyas were also lit and fireworks were performed on the 5th guru's birthday at the gurdwara. Guru Arjan Dev is the 5th Sikh Guru.