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Capt Meets PM Modi And Discuss Guru Nanak’s 550th Birth Anniversary

[New Delhi] Capt Meets PM Modi And Discuss Guru Nanak’s 550th Birth Anniversary
CM Of Punjab Capt Amarinder Singh was talking informally to reporters at Parliament House after a courtesy call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Captain Amarinder said he had called on the prime minister since he had not met him so far during the latter’s second term. However, he took the opportunity to discuss the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji. The prime minister confirmed his participation in the mega event and assured of all possible help to make the programme a grand success, befitting the historic occasion, said the Chief Minister.
The legacy issue of the Rs 31000 crore food debt also came up for discussion and the prime minister said that he was seized of the matter, said Captain Amarinder.
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The Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh calling on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New Delhi on July 15, 2019.

Aerial “Parikrama” of Holy Hill “Goverdhan” to Start From July 13

[Mathura,UP]Aerial Tour of Holy Hill “Goverdhan” to Start From July 13
Aerial ‘parikrama’ around the famous Goverdhan hill onboard helicopter will start from July 13 and will conclude on July 16
Permission for this tour has been obtained from the Director General Civil Aviation (DGCA) By The Concerned Authorities
Tourists who will be coming for ‘Mudiya Purnima Mela’ here will be able to enjoy the chopper rides

Pope to declare Indian Nun Mariam Thresia as Saint on October 13

[Kochi]Pope to declare Indian Nun Mariam Thresia as Saint on October 13
Pope Francis will declare Mariam Thresia Chiramel Mankidiyan, an Indian nun, a saint on October 13
The Pope has formally approved the canonisation of Mariam Thresia, foundress of the Sisters of the Holy Family, at an ordinary public consistory of cardinals on causes of canonisation at the Vatican on July 1
He has decreed that the canonisation will take place in St Peters Square on October 13 this year
The nun from Kerala will be canonised during a Mass along with John Henry Newman from England, Italian Josephine Vannini, Swiss Marguerite Bays and Brazilian Irm Dulce Pontes
The nun belongs to the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church.
She was born in Puthenchira in Thrissur district on April 26, 1876 and died in Kuzhikkattussery on June 8, 1926.
The Vatican had earlier declared three Kerala-born Indian Catholics as Saints.
While Fr Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Sister Euphrasia were canonised into the league of saints by Pope Francis in 2014, sister Alphonsa was declared a saint in 2008

पार्किंग का झगड़ा मंदिर पर फोड़ा : मध्य दिल्ली में तनाव

[नयी दिल्ली]पार्किंग का झगड़ा मंदिर पर फोड़ा : मध्य दिल्ली में तनाव : घटना रविवार को रात करीब 10 बजे हुई
मध्य दिल्ली के हौज काजी क्षेत्र में एक पार्किंग मुद्दे को लेकर दो समुदायों में झड़प के बाद तनाव उत्पन्न हो गया, उसके बाद एक मंदिर में तोड़फोड़ कर दी गई।
पुलिस उपायुक्त (मध्य) मंदीप सिंह रंधावा के ट्वीट के अनुसार “क्षेत्र में सामान्य स्थिति बहाल करने में मदद करने का आग्रह किया गया है “।
स्थानीय पुलिस के अनुसार एक वीडियो आनलाइन सामने आया जिसमें एक व्यक्ति की पार्किंग मुद्दे को लेकर कुछ लोगों द्वारा कथित रूप से पिटायी करते दिखाया गया है जिनके शराब के नशे में होने का संदेह है। झगड़ा तब और बढ़ गया जब दोनों समुदायों के सदस्य एकदूसरे से भिड़ गए।
झगड़े के बाद कुछ लोगों ने क्षेत्र में मंदिर में तोड़फोड़ कर दी जिससे साम्प्रदायिक तनाव उत्पन्न हो गया।।

India Rejects US’s Religious Freedom Report

[New Delhi]India Rejects US’s Religious Freedom Report Saying it Sees No Locus Standi for a Foreign Government to Pronounce on the State of its Citizens’ Constitutionally Protected Rights.
In its annual 2018 International Religious Freedom Report, the State Department alleged Friday that mob attacks by violent extremist Hindu groups against minority communities, particularly Muslims, continued in India in 2018, amid rumours that victims had traded or killed cows for beef.
Responding to media queries on the report, Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said: “India is proud of its secular credentials, its status as the largest democracy and a pluralistic society with a longstanding commitment to tolerance and inclusion.”
The Indian Constitution guarantees fundamental rights to all its citizens, including its minority communities, he said.
“We see no locus standi for a foreign entity/government to pronounce on the state of our citizens’ constitutionally protected rights,” he said.
Releasing the report at the Foggy Bottom headquarters of the State Department, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo last week said the report was like a report card which tracks countries to see how well they have respected this fundamental human right

PM Modi Celebrats 5th Intl Yoga Day In Ranchi

[Ranchi]PM Modi Celebrats 5th IYD In Ranchi Says Yoga integral part of our culture
Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi Friday performed Yoga with around 40,000 enthusiasts at the Prabhat Tara ground here and said everybody should practice the ancient Indian discipline lifelong.
Events to mark the day are being held across the country and several of them are being led by Union ministers, including Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh.
Modi also said the government has been working to make Yoga a pillar of preventive healthcare.
Expressing concern that young people are becoming vulnerable to heart ailments, Modi said, “Yoga can play a huge role in tackling the issue and hence, this year’s theme is ‘Yoga for Heart’.”
He also appealed to the people to take yoga to all sections of society.
.Urging people to make yoga a part of daily life, Modi said, “Peace and harmony are related to Yoga. People across the world must practice it.”
Since 2015, the International Day of Yoga is celebrated annually on June 21.
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Modi Govt To Train Mainstream Subjects To Madarasa Teachers

[New Delhi]Modi Govt To Train Mainstream Subjects To Madarasa Teachers
Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi chairing 112th Governing Body & 65th General Body meetings of Maulana Azad Education Foundation said that the Government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has proved to be a “Government of Iqbal (authority), Insaaf (justice) and Imaan (integrity)”.
Naqvi further said that school dropout girls from Minority communities will be linked to education and employment through providing them “bridge courses” from reputed educational institutions of the country.
Madrasa teachers across the country will be given training from various institutions in mainstream subjects such as Hindi, English, Maths, Science, Computer etc. so that they can impart mainstream education to the Madrasa students. This programme will be launched next month.

Revered Hemkund Sahib to Reopen for Devotees on Saturday

[Gopeshwar,UK]Revered Shrine Hemkund Sahib to Reopen for Devotees on Saturday
The sacred portals of Hemkund Sahib, one of the most revered Sikh shrines in the Garhwal Himalayas, will reopen for devotees on Saturday morning.
The Himalayan shrine is closed annually for the winter season during which the area becomes snow-bound and difficult to access.
Garhwal Commissioner BVRC Purushottam flagged off the first batch of around 8,000 pilgrims from the Govind Ghat Gurudwara for the Himalayan shrine on Friday after the recital of Akhand Sahib, the Sikh holy book
Located at a height of over 15,000 ft above the sea level, and about 21 km away from Govind Ghat, Hemkund Sahib was built near a lake where the 10th guru of the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh, is said to have performed tapasya (meditation).
Devotees have to undertake a steep trek of around 18 km beyond Pulna to reach the shrine which is shut every year during winter.

Pb Govt Announces Memorial For Nabi & Ghani Khan:Disciples Of Tenth Guru

[Samrala,Machhiwara]Pb Govt Announces Memorial For Nabi & Ghani Khan:Disciples Of Tenth Guru
The Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh made this announcement after laying the foundation stone of a vegetable processing plant to be developed jointly by IFFCO and Spanish company, CN Corp.
The Chief Minister recalled that Nabi Khan and Ghani Khan had risked their lives to host the Dasmesh Pita during the latter’s visit to Machhiwara and a befitting memorial would be built in their remembrance.

वैष्णो देवी के भवन तक खच्चर पर जाने के लिए हेलमेट जरुरी

[जम्मू]वैष्णो देवी के भवन तक खच्चर पर जाने के लिए हेलमेट जरुरी\ माँ वैष्णो देवी के त्रिकुटा की पहाड़ियों पर स्थित पवित्र भवन तक जाने के लिए अनेको भक्त खच्चरों की सवारी करते हैं लेकिन दुर्भाग्यवश अनुभवहीनता और खच्चरों के स्वामियों द्वारा जल्द यात्रा पूरी करने की होड़ के अलावा पत्थरों के गिरते रहने से पर्वतीय मार्ग में अनेको घातक दुर्घटनाएं होती हैं | इसी सब से भक्तों की रक्षार्थ अब खच्चर+घोड़ा सवारों के लिए हेलमेट+घुटना गार्ड+कोहनी गार्ड आवश्यक किया गया है|माता श्री वैष्णो देवी श्राइन बोर्ड के सीईओ के अनुसार वर्ष २०१८ में ८६ लाख भक्तों ने माता के दर्शन किये थे|