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Human Race Facing the Survival Question?

Lockdown rendered Ganga clean. Better than what was not achieved after the spending of Re 5000 crores. So is the Yamuna. Faulty industrialisation has polluted rivers, spoilt the environment.

While Extending Lockdown in Punjab, Address Fears of People, Needs of Downtrodden and Concerns of Nurses & Doctors : Dal Khalsa’s letter to CM

Dal Khalsa spokesman Kanwar Pal Singh has urged Captain Amarinder Singh to address the fears of the people, needs of downtrodden and concerns and requirements of nurses and doctors while extending the lockdown.

CM Amarinder Singh Hints At Lockdown Extension in Punjab

Even as he said that the State Cabinet later today would take the final decision on extension of lockdown, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday indicated that his government was seriously thinking of extending the lockdown as the time did not appear to be right for lifting the restrictions.

Opposition Alleges Misuse of Funds by Narendra Modi Regime

If sincere to control a pandemic, the Narendra Modi Regime should cancel recently notified ‘Central Vista Beautification Project’ of Rs. 20,000 crores, transfer PM- CARES fund to National Relief Fund, reduce Official expenditure by 30 percent, cancel all official foreign visits and stop releasing advertisement to media that cost Re 1250 crore a year.

COVID-19: Rumours Target Muslims, Gujjars; Hoshiarpur DC Warns Strict Action; Police Case in Ludhiana

Rumours are circulating in certain areas of Punjab against Muslims in general, and Muslim Gujjars in particular.

Modi Yields When Trump Threatened to Retaliate

Four Indian southern states ‘disobeyed’ the PM by refraining from banging thaalis and observing Sunday night blackout followed by candle lighting.

Australia: Sikh Community Working Round The Clock To Deliver Free Food To People In Isolation

The Australian Sikh community has been working behind the scenes to ensure vulnerable or financially unstable people can have something to eat, reported LADbible.

Modi’s 9 pm, 9 Minute Appeal: Won’t Follow & Urge Others to Reject: Dal Khalsa

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to switch off lights and light candles and lamps at 9 pm for 9 minute on Sunday to fight the COVID-19 pandemic drew flak from the Dal Khalsa that termed it nothing but empty symbolism based on numerology.

Vulnerable Workers in Supply Chains Need Urgent Protection to Survive Impact of Covid-19: IDSN

International Dalit Solidarity Network (IDSN) has strongly urged governments and companies with supply chains in South Asia, to take measures to urgently protect migrant and informal workers, including Dalits, against a loss of income, social benefits, shelter and a means to feed themselves and their families, as Covid-19 measures and repercussions threaten their lives and livelihoods.

Is Coronavirus Airbrone? Check What World Health Organisation (WHO) Says

Coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, has caused lockdowns across the globe. People are concerned to know about how this virus spreads. A concern in this regard, is whether this virus is airbrone? or whether it spreads through air?

Political Prisoners Should Be Among First Released in Pandemic Response, says UN rights chief

Political prisoners should be among first released in pandemic response, says United Nations Human Rights chief. Ms. Bachelet’s spokesperson, Rupert Colville urged States to release “every person detained without sufficient legal basis, including political prisoners, and those detained for critical, dissenting views”.

Treat Migrants with Respects, Stop the Stigmatisation: UN Calls for ‘Domestic Solidarity’ in Coronavirus Battle in India

Pervasive challenges remain for hundreds-of-thousands of migrant workers in India whose lives were upended by the sudden lockdown across the country, in response to the threat of the coronavirus pandemic, said the UN human rights office, OHCHR, on Thursday (April 02).

PUDR Demands Temporary Decongestion of Jail in View of COVID-19 Public Health Crisis

“A number of people are also routinely detained in lock-ups in police stations, of which many may not even come on record. Today there is a need for strict guidelines to prevent this to the extent possible.

Fed by Punjab Police & Musewala’s Song, AlJazeera, BBC Carry Fake Reports Vilifying COVID19 Victim Baldev Singh

A shameful vilifying campaign against Baldev Singh of Pathlava village and his family is joined by various Indian media outlets and international media outlets like AlJazeera and BBC. Both platforms have carried highly misleading reports vilifying Baldev Singh who was confirmed as COVID19 positive a day after his death on March 19.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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