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Oxfam India’s Open Letter to Narendra Modi Requesting Urgent Measure in wake of COVID-19 Pandemic

Oxfam India yesterday (March 27) released an open letter (copy below) to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling for an eight-point plan that includes focus on increasing free testing, ensuring gender and socially inclusive response, and enabling the civil society network to join the fight against coronavirus.

Jamia Teachers’ Association Condemns massacre of Sikhs in Afghanistan

It is high time that the entire world unites to dismantle such terrorist organizations and works towards promoting brotherhood, peace and love among members of all religions and regions”, reads the statement issued by JTA.

WHO Delivers New Shipment of Medical Supplies for COVID-19 Response in Iran

The World Health Organization (WHO) has delivered a new shipment of emergency medical supplies to the Islamic Republic of Iran as part of COVID-19 response measures.

UN Cheif António Guterres Condemns Deadly Attack on Sikhs in Afghanistan

In a statement issued by Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres, the UN chief condemned attack in Kabul on a Sikh [Gurdwara Sahib] in which dozens of civilians were killed and injured.

Canadian Sikhs Demand Action Following Attack on Sikhs in Kabul

The British Columbia Gurdwaras Council (BCGC) and Ontario Gurdwaras Committee (OGC) are very concerned over the recent attack and mass incident of violence that occurred at Gurdwara Guru Har Rai Sahib in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Names and Images of Sikhs Killed in Attack on Gurdwara Sahib in Kabul (Afghanistan)

Chandigarh: Yesterday’s (March 25) attack on a Sikh Gurdwara Sahib in Afghan capital Kabul claimed at least 23 Sikh lives. The attack was carried by ...

A Global Approach is the Only Way to Fight the Coronavirus: UN

To confront the unprecedented worldwide challenge posed by the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, top UN officials on Wednesday, launched a massive humanitarian appeal to mitigate its impact, particularly on fragile countries with weak health systems.

WSO Calls For Urgent Assistance to Afghan Sikhs After Kabul Attack

The World Sikh Organization of Canada has expressed grief over deadly attack on Gurdwara Guru Har Rai in Shor Bazaar, Kabul, Afghanistan, today.

World Sikh Parliament Concerned Over Wellbeing of Prisoners after Reports of Coronavirus Cases from Tihar Jail

The World Sikh Parliament has expressed its concern at the current situation evolving at the Tihar Maximum Security facility in the New Delhi, in relation to the suspected Coronavirus outbreak there and resultant quarantining of 18 prisoners.

Death Toll Rises to 25 in Attack on Sikh Gurdwara in Kabul; ISIL Claims Attack

Kabul/Chandigarh: As per latest reports, at least 25 people are killed in attack on Sikh Gurdwara Sahib in Kabul, the capital city of Afghanistan. The ...

Sikh Body Urges UN to Impress Upon US to Lift Sanctions Against Tehran in Wake of COVID-19 Breakout

Dal Khalsa has urged the United Nations to exercise all powers and use its clout to impress upon United States to lift sanctions against Iran as the country (Iran) was facing adverse impacts of the Corona virus outbreak in the form of severe shortage of medical requirements and access to adequate funds.

Gunmen, Suicide Bombers Attack Gurdwara Sahib in Kabul; At least 4 reportedly Killed

As per reports emanating from Kabul (Afghanistan) unknown gunmen and suicide bombers have stormed a Sikh Gurdwara Sahib on Wednesday, the interior ministry said.

New York Sikhs Prepare Food For 30000 Amidst Coronavirus Lockdown

The Sikh Centre of New York prepared and packaged more than 30,000 home-cooked meals for Americans in coronavirus self-isolation.

Coronavirus: SC Tells States to Identify Prisoners Who Can be Released on Parole or Interim Bail

The Supreme Court of India (SCI) on Monday (March 23) held hearing on Suo Motu Writ Petition (Civil) No. 1/2020 pertaining to special measures to be taken with regard to safeguarding those in jails in wake of breakout of coronavirus in the Indian subcontinent. 

Statewide Curfew Imposed; Bill Payment Deadlines Extended; More Announcements by Punjab Government

Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday ordered state-wide curfew clampdown, making Punjab the first state in the country to resort to this extreme and exceptional measure in the battle against COVID-19.

Why Punjab Police DGP Dinkar Gupta Sees Social Media As A Major Challenge? [A Brief Analysis]

DGP Dinkar Gupta’s utterances against Kartarpur Sahib yatra had invited strong criticism from Sikh netizens i.e. Sikhs active over the internet or the social media. After extensive outrage DGP Gupta had to express regret over his remarks.

Punjab Government Imposes Full Curfew Across State With No Relaxations

In an official update it is said that [a]fter reviewing situation with Chief Secretary and  Punjab police chief, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh announced full curfew with no relaxations.

17 Personnel of Indian Forces Missing After Encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh

As per reports emanating from Chintagufa in Sukma around 12 DRG and 5 STF men are missing after the Indian forces came under heavy fire on Saturday (March 21) afternoon.

Punjab Villages Are Being Ruined Systematically: Journalist Hamir Singh

Punjab Bachao Pind Bachao Committee (PBPB) held a discussed at Kisan Bhawan, Chandigarh (Sector 35A) on December 19, 2019 to deliberate on saving common lands of Punjab.

On Janta Curfew Day Petrol Bomb Hurled At Shaheen Bagh Protest Site

As per media reports, a petrol bomb was thrown this morning near a police barricade at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh, heart of protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA.

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