Category: Religion

Controvercial NPR+1st Phase of Census Postponed:Corona

(New Delhi) Controvercial NPR+1st Phase of Census Postponed ::Corona
The objective of the NPR is to create a comprehensive identity database of every usual resident in the country but opposition from several state governments Opposing the NPR and some of then even adopted resolution expressing their to the exercise.
Exercises were supposed to be carried out from April 1 to September 30.
The updating of the National Population Register (NPR) and the first phase of the Census 2021 have been postponed due to the 21-day lockdown announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
As per Home ministry said Census 2021 was scheduled to be conducted in two phases — house listing and housing census during April-September and population enumeration during February 9 to 28. Officials said since the census and NPR exercise require the enumerators to visit every household and meet people, such exercise is not possible to carry out due to the prevailing situation.
The home ministry said due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, high alert has been declared by the Centre as well as the states and union territories.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown across the country from Tuesday night due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.
The states have been opposing the NPR include Kerala, West Bengal, Punjab, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Bihar.

Terorists Attacked Gurdwara Sahib in Kabul,India Condemns

(New Delhi) Terorists Attacked Gurdwara Sahib in Afghanistan,India Condemns
Heavily armed gunmen and suicide bombers stormed a Sikh gurdwara in the heart of Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 11 worshippers and wounding as many, in one of the deadliest attacks on the minority community in the country.
India on Wednesday strongly condemned the terror attack on a gurdwara in Afghanistan’s Kabul, saying targeting of a religious place in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak reflects the “diabolical mindset” of the perpetrators and their backers.
As per The External Affairs Ministry India conveyed its sincerest condolences to the immediate family members of the deceased and wished speedy recovery to the injured.
“India stands ready to extend all possible assistance to the affected families of the Hindu and Sikh community of Afghanistan,”
“Such cowardly attacks on the places of religious worship of the minority community, especially at this time of COVID-19 pandemic, is reflective of the diabolical mindset of the perpetrators and their backers,”

Celebrate Gudi Padwa At Home: Maha Gov Koshyari

(Mumbai) Celebrate Gudi Padwa At Home: Maha Gov Koshyari
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Tuesday asked people to celebrate Gudi Padwa, which marks the beginning of New Year in the state, indoors due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
The number of COVID-19 patients in the state stood at 101 as on Tuesday.

Prohibitory Orders in Holi Haridwar till 31st :Corona Virus

(Haridwar) Prohibitory Orders Imposed in Holi Haridwar:Corona Virus
Section 144 of the CrPC have been imposed to prevent large gatherings in the urban areas of Uttarakhand’s Haridwar district amid the statewide lockdown in view of the coronavirus threat.
The prohibitory orders will remain in force till 5 pm on March 31,
All locals, foreigners or people from outside the state will have to stay indoors during the period in compliance with the guidelines of social distancing

कान्हा की नगरी मथुरा की सीमाएं भी सील :कोरोनावायरस

(मथुरा,यूपी)कान्हा की नगरी मथुरा की सीमाएं भी सील :कोरोनावायरस
कोरोना वायरस की महामारी के खतरे को देखते हुए मथुरा के प्रशासन ने जिले की सीमाओं और हरियाणा, राजस्थान से जुड़ रहे मुख्य मार्गों को सील कर दिया है
आगरा, अलीगढ़, हाथरस जाने वाले मार्गों पर निगरानी बढ़ा दी गई है।
एसएसपी डॉ. गौरव ग्रोवर के अनुसार
‘‘कोरोना वायरस को लेकर सतर्कता बरतने के निर्देश पर पड़ोसी जिलों और अन्य राज्यों से जुड़ी सभी सीमाओं को सील कर दिया है। सभी प्रमुख मार्गों पर पुलिस तैनात कर दी गई है। सिर्फ रोडवेज बसों को ही आवागमन की छूट दी जा रही है। इनकी संख्या भी बहुत कम है।’’

Mumbaiker Christians Suspended Gatherings,Masses:COVID-19 Pandemic

(Mumbai,Maha)Mumbaiker Christians Suspended Gatherings,Masses:COVID Pandemic
In wake of the coronavirus pandemic, leaders of Christian community here have suspended all public gatherings, including prayer meetings and masses, till 31st March
Leaders of the Christian community from across the city met senior officials of the Mumbai Police on Wednesday and decided to suspend all public gatherings, including prayer meetings and masses, till March 31

Melania Trump Cancelled White House Easter Egg Roll :COVID 19

(Washington)Melania Trump Cancelled White House Easter Egg Roll :COVID 19
Office of the First Lady is announcing that this year’s White House Easter Egg Roll has been canceled.
First Lady Melania Trump said “The health and safety of all Americans must be the first priority, especially right now,”
. “I deeply regret this cancellation, but we need to make difficult decisions in the short-term to ensure a healthy country for the long-term.
During this time, I encourage everyone to listen to state and local officials, and follow CDC guidelines in order to help protect the health and well-being of everyone.”
In the United States, the Easter Egg Roll is an annual event, and is held on the White House South Lawn each Easter Monday for children (age 13 and younger) and their parents.
It is hosted by the President of the United States and the First Lady of the United States.
Source :White House

US State Legislature Lifts 27 Yrs Old Yoga Ban But Says no to Namaste

(Washington)US State Legislature Lifts Ban From Yoga But Says no to Namaste
American state legislature has voted to lift the decades-old ban on yoga, but prohibited the use of namaste at a time when world leaders are adopting this way of greeting amid fears of the spread of coronavirus.
Pushed by conservative groups, the Alabama Board of Education in 1993 had voted to prohibit yoga, along with hypnosis and meditation in public schools in the state.
Moved by state legislator Jeremy Gray from the Democratic Party, Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday voted 84-17 to pass the Yoga Bill.
The Alabama House of Representatives while lifting the ban on yoga prohibited the use of namaste.
The bill now moves to the state Senate and if approved and signed by Governor Kay Ivey, it would become a law and end a 27-year ban in K-12 schools.

Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara Pilgrimage in Pak Suspended:Corona Virus

(New Delhi)Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara Pilgrimage in Pak Suspended:Corona Virus
As per Ministry of Home Affairs this suspension beginning Sunday midnight in view of the Coronavirus outbreak,
The government has also suspended movement of all types of passengers through international border points with Pakistan from 00:00 hours of March 16
In November, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inaugurated a dedicated corridor connecting Dera Baba Nanak in Punjab with Kartarpur Sahib gurudwara in Pakistan.
Indian pilgrims of all faiths are allowed to undertake round the year visa-free travel to the historic gurudwara, the final resting place of founder of Sikhism Guru Nanak Dev ji.

Trump Gives a Call to Observe 15th March a Day of Prayer for Sufferers Of Corona

President Trump Gives a Call to Observe 15th March a Day of Prayer for Sufferers Of Corona
President Donald J Trump Asked to Join him in a “Day of Prayer”
President Trump Said
Americans are unable to gather in their churches, temples, synagogues, mosques, and other houses of worship. But in this time we must not cease asking God for added wisdom, comfort, and strength, and we must especially pray for those who have suffered harm or who have lost loved ones. I ask you to join me in a day of prayer for all people who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic and to pray for God’s healing hand to be placed on the people of our Nation.
On Friday, President declared a national emergency and now he encourages all Americans to pray for those on the front lines of the response, especially Nation’s outstanding medical professionals and public health officials who are working tirelessly to protect people from the coronavirus and treat patients who are infected;