Pakistan diplomat arrived at South Block in Delhi after being summoned by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) over the transfer of management and maintenance of Gurudwara Kartarpur Sahib on November 06.
A Sikh 'jatha' from India will leave for Nankana Sahib in Pakistan on November 27. They will leave ahead of the auspicious occasion of Guru Nanak Dev's 551st birth anniversary. Sikh 'jatha' will leave from Punjab's Amritsar today. This year, the 551st birth anniversary of the Sikhism founder will be marked on November 30. Speaking to ANI, a 'jatha' member and devotee, Laxman Singh said, "We will pray to Guru Maharaj to end this COVID-19 pandemic, so that we can also visit Kartarpur Sahib freely."
With India's Covid immunisation drive launching on January 16, a sanitation worker became the first vaccine recipient at the country's premier AIIMS hospital in Delhi. Manish Kumar said that seeing other people have doubts about the inoculants, he approached his seniors to be the first one getting a jab. His mother, initially anxious over the decision, supported him later. Dr Harpreet Bains of Ludhiana's civil hospital also spoke about his experience after getting vaccinated. Watch the full video for more.
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India's Covid-19 vaccination drive was launched by PM Modi on January 16, Saturday. Reactions from politicos across the country started pouring in soon after the launch. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that the vaccine will work as 'sanjeevani' in the fight against Covid-19. Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat praised the vaccine drive. Leaders of various states and UTs also hailed the Covid vaccination drive. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal urged people not to pay heed to rumours over vaccine. Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh and Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio expressed satisfaction and hope over the drive. Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray said it was a 'moment of hope and honour'. Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering also congratulated PM Modi and the people of the country for the 'landmark' launch.
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NCB issued a notice to filmmaker Karan Johar seeking details of his parties. As per reports, no date for summon has been mentioned in the note. The filmmaker may not need to appear in the NCB office in person. Johar was asked to send his response over a video which went viral in 2019. Posting the video, SAD MLA Manjinder Singh had attacked Johar in 2019. Deepika Padukone, Malaika Arora, Arjun Kapoor and others were seen in the video. It was accused that those attending the party were in an inebriated state. This comes when NCB has been probing Bollywood’s link with drug mafias. Watch the full video for more.
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Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane lashed out at Pakistan over its continued support to terrorists. Speaking at the Army Day celebration, the Army Chief said that Indian forces have been giving a stern response to provocations at the border and added that around 300 to 400 terrorists are waiting across the border to infiltrate into India. He also added that forces have thwarted numerous infiltration attempts by terrorists into Kashmir. The Army Chief also added that there has been a 44% rise in ceasefire violations by Pakistan. Watch the full video for all the details.
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During the Army Day celebrations on January 15, Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane told that over 200 terrorists near LoC and in counter-terrorism operations in last year. "Around 300-400 terrorists are sitting in training camps near the border to infiltrate into the Indian territory. Number of ceasefire violations went up by 44 per cent last year, which shows the nefarious intentions of Pakistan. Last year, the Army eliminated over 200 terrorists near LoC and in counter-terrorism operations," said General MM Naravane.
Asserting that the made in India light combat aircraft Tejas is far better and advanced than the Chinese-Pakistani JF-17 fighter jets, Air Force chief RKS Bhadauria on Thursday said the latest Indian jet would be better equipped to carry out Balakot-type airstrikes. the Air Chief said the 83 indigenous fighter jets to be inducted into the force would also be equipped with homegrown weapons such as the Astra beyond visual range air to air missiles and other standoff weapons. "Indian aircraft Tejas is far better and advanced than the Chinese and Pakistan joint venture JF-17 fighter," Bhadauria said when asked to compare the Indian fighter with the JF-17. Watch the full video for more details.
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MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava informed that Foreign Minister of Nepal is in India to co-chair 6th session of the India- Nepal Joint Commission meeting on Jan 15. "The Foreign Minister of Nepal is here to co-chair the 6th session of the India-Nepal Joint Commission meeting tomorrow. We look forward to having constructive discussions on many of our bilateral agendas," said Anurag Srivastava.
Ministry of external affairs spokesperson Anurag Srivastava spoke on India’s plan on sharing vaccines with neighboring countries. Srivastava said that India has been at the forefront of responding to the global fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The spokesperson added that India feels cooperation with its neighbors as its duty. “We have provided medicines and essential supplies in the neighboring countries,” Srivastava said. “PM Modi’s announcement over India’s vaccine delivery capacity needs to be noted,” he added. Watch the full video for more details.
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Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava reacted on ships carrying Australian coal and operated by foreign crew, including Indians, stranded at Chinese ports. He said, "Indian Ambassador has spoken to Chinese Vice Foreign Minister and requested for early approval of crew change of stranded vessels," "But due to strict COVID control protocols, the steps detailed by Chinese authorities have to be complied with by shipping companies. We are also exploring alternative options with the Chinese authorities," he said.
Members of Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib offered free of cost service to the farmers at Ghazipur Border. The members get instructions of free service by Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee. Farmers are sitting at Delhi borders to protest against farm laws.
As farmers continued their protest against the farm laws at Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana) on November 29, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) offered food to the protesting farmers. A meeting of farmers also took place as they continued their protest against the farm laws.
Union Civil Aviation (Independent Charge) Minister Hardeep Singh Puri reacted on reports about Pakistan transferring management and maintenance of Gurudwara Kartarpur to non-Sikh body. He said that if..