A man, who was in Pakistan jail, returned to India after 14 years. Dharam Singh served 14 years of imprisonment in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail. Singh returned to India via Attari-Wagah border in Amritsar on April 19. Singh is a resident of Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district and had crossed the border unknowingly in 2003. “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 round of medical test. Later, his family will be called and he will be handed over to them,” police said.
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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.
People in Pakistan are angry with Prime Minister Imran Khan after he fails to fulfill the demands of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan, a hardline religious group banned recently. TLP supporters burn the flag of Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party in Lahore. Violent protests erupted in cities across Pakistan in which many security personnel and TLP cadres were killed. Things turned uncontrollable after the arrest of TLP chief Saad Hussain Rizvi on April 12. TLP, with its massive following across Pakistan, has been demanding expulsion of the French ambassador from Pakistan. It is opposing publication of blasphemous caricatures in Charlie Hebdo magazine and remarks about Islam and terrorism by French President Emmanuel Macron. Even though the government initially rejected TLP's demand and halted the talks, it now calls for a resolution in the National Assembly to expel French ambassador. The rise of Islamic fundamentalist outfits in Pakistan remains a major international concern.
From almost 2 dozen patients reportedly going 'missing' from a Delhi hospital, to Gujarat government taking steps against rising cases of 'black fungus' - here are the top news updates on the Covid-19 pandemic. 23 patients at Delhi's Hindu Rao Hospital, run by a civic body, reportedly left the facility without informing. Ten states and Union Territories in India account for over 71% of all new cases. Meanwhile, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Jammu & Kashmir extended restrictions amid high cases. Watch the full video for the other updates on the spread of the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus.
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While speaking to ANI, 15 Corps (Srinagar) Commander Lt Gen DP Pandey said that Pakistan Army used ceasefire violations to assist infiltrations but it is now reduced after the agreement between India..
Describing India as a "trusted partner", Russia on Wednesday said there were no divergences or misunderstandings between the two countries and that it has "limited cooperation" with Pakistan based on..
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