They were brought to New Delhi in a chartered flight on September 03.
President of DSGMC Manjinder Singh Sirsa said, "182 Afghan Hindu-Sikh migrants to India from Afghanistan.
We'll take care of them.
We assured them to provide citizenship of India, as our Home Minister Amit Shah said.
Apart from migrants, 8 'Saroops' of 'Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji' are also being brought to India." "25 people (Hindu-Sikh community) lost their lives in Kabul attack and before that 14 people of our were killed in Jalalabad.
It's not possible for us to stay there (Afghanistan)," said Chabol Singh, Minority from Afghanistan.
This is the 2nd batch of minorities who were evacuated following the Kabul bomb blast which claimed 25 lives.
Eateries under North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) will now have to put up posters stating whether they serve 'halal' or 'jhatka' meat, as informed by Mayor Jai Prakash on March 31. "In Hinduism and Sikhism, 'halal' meat is prohibited. So we approved a proposal, making it mandatory for all restaurants, dhabas and meat shops in North Delhi Municipal Corporation to put up posters stating whether they serve/sell 'halal' or 'jhatka' meat," said NDMC Mayor Jai Prakash.
Two police officers were injured after they were attacked by Nihang Sikhs in Punjab's Tarn Taran district. Nihang Sikhs attacked the policemen with swords and reportedly chopped off their hands. Both the SHOs were admitted in Amritsar's Amandeep hospital.
‘Akshaya Tritiya’ is being observed in the country on May 14. Several devotees arrived at a ghat in Varanasi despite COVID restrictions and took a holy dip in river Ganga. Devotees and priests also performed ‘puja’ and other rituals there. ‘Akshaya Tritiya’ is an annual Hindu and Jain festival that signifies prosperity.
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For the first time ever, a Hindu woman in Pakistan, Sana Ramachand has passed the country's Central Superior Services examination. She is now selected for the esteemed Pakistan Administrative Services.
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Tribal tea garden workers in West Tripura organised a Hindu wedding ceremony for two frogs, this tradition is called 'Banger Biye.' This uncanny custom is carried out as the workers believed that it would appease the Hindu rain God, Lord Indra and thus bring rainfall, which would save them from the drought-stricken condition of their tea garden. In the marriage, 2 toads were married performing all the rituals from bath in pond or river to new dresses, exchange of garlands, and applying of vermilion.
Guru Tegh Bahadur COVID care centre in Delhi is all set to begin operation from today with 400 beds. All the beds are supported with the supply of medical oxygen. Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee took the initiative to set up the COVID care centre. The facility will fulfil all medical requirements of patients including doctors, nurses and medicines. Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president, Manjinder Singh Sirsa said, "The facility has 400 beds to mark the 400th anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur. It will have all facilities, complete with oxygen concentrators, doctors, paramedics and own ambulances. No money will be charged from patients, all medicines, oxygen and food would be free." He further added, "I thank Amitabh Bachchan for his contribution of Rs 2 crores to the facility. He also said 'Sikhs are Legendary'."
India is fighting the devastating second wave of coronavirus. Different organisations are also doing their bit to ease the pressure on country's health infrastructure. Taking a step in this direction, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has also offered a helping hand in an effort to beat the pandemic. Gurdwara Sri Rakabganj Sahib has been converted into a 250 oxygen beds COVID care centre. The facility will fulfil all the medical requirements of patients including doctors, nurses and medicines. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain also visited the COVID care facility and reviewed the progress on May 05. This COVID care centre will be opened for the public soon. On an average, Delhi is reporting over 20,000 COVID cases every day.
Due to increasing cases of coronavirus, the national capital has become worst-hit city of the country. Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC), once again, came forward to help needy in grim situation. DSGMC has set up separate 'Langar' for COVID positive patients across the Delhi. After receiving calls, DSGMC is sending packed foods from five different gurdwaras across Delhi. DSGMC has also launched a helpline number where COVID positive patients can order their foods.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah chairs a review meeting with the chief ministers of Gujarat & Maharashtra.
According to the Karnataka State Disaster Managagement Authority, four people have lost their lives and 73 villages have been affected by cyclone Tauktae. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that Lockdown in Delhi has been extended for another week. India logged 3.11 lakh fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours.
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In what is being called a historic win, the Trinamool Congress defeated the Bharatiya Janata Party's formidable election machine to defend the West Bengal throne. BJP's campaign was led by none other than Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, and the party had set a target of 200+ seats. However, it could not even breach the 100-mark, winning 77 constituencies. TMC bagged 213, however, Mamata Banerjee lost the Nandigram fight to BJP's Suvendu Adhikari. The Congress and Left were completely wiped out. What does the Bengal verdict say about politics, elections, and issues? Watch this analysis with CVoter founder and pollster Yashwant Deshmukh.
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Switzerland sent medical supplies, including oxygen concentrators and respirators to India. A cargo aircraft carrying over 13 tonnes of medical supplies left Zurich for New Delhi. The supplies worth CHF 3 million (over Rs 24 crore) arrived at Delhi airport on Friday. The consignment comprises as many as 600 oxygen concentrators & 50 respirators. The medical supplies provided by Switzerland will be received by Indian Red Cross. Supplies will then be distributed to hospitals by the Health Ministry which is coordinating aid. Meanwhile, the first shipment from the Netherlands also arrived at Delhi airport on Friday. Aid contained 449 ventilators, 100 oxygen concentrators & other medical supplies. MEA informed that remaining medical equipment would be shipped over the coming days. India is currently dealing with a devastating second wave of Covid-19 pandemic. Several countries have come forward & an international aid operation has been launched to help India fight the coronavirus crisis.
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