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Many actors and Bollywood celebrities participate in protests against CAA , NCR

Many from the film fraternity including actors Mohammad Zeeshan Ayyub, Farhan Akhtar, Parineeti Chopra, Richa Chadha, veteran screenwriter Javed Akhtar, filmmakers Reema Kagti, Vishal Bhardwaj and Anurag Kashyap, and Hollywood actor John Cusack expressed solidarity with the students against the police action amid protests against the contentious Act.

A lesser-known narrative of Ayodhya from 1857 — and the dispute

Records show that back in 1856-57, Hindus led by Baba Ram Charan Das and Muslims led by a local Muslim landlord of Ayodhya, Achhan Khan, decided to maintain communal harmony and made a pact to pray within the temple-mosque site in two demarcated portions.

PUNJABI CULTURAL SOCIETY PARTICIPATES IN CHICAGO THANKSGIVING PARADE

CHICAGO - The Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago (PCS) kept up its tradition of participating in the Chicago Thanksgiving Parade held on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 28, 2019, on State Street in the heart of downtown Chicago. Thanksgiving Parade is the biggest parade in Chicago and the city’s premier holiday event.

Uddhav-led govt wins the Assembly floor test, BJP crying foul

The BJP, which has 105 MLAs in the assembly, staged a walkout before the headcount of MLAs began. The boycott, BJP said, was against the “unlawful manner” in which the ministers were sworn in and the House session convened.

European Parliament delegation to visit Kashmir today for first-hand information

The Narendra Modi government has agreed to host 23 members of the European Parliament, currently on a visit to India, in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday so they can see first-hand the ground situation in the region after the nullification of Article 370, which gave Jammu & Kashmir special status.

INDIA RAISES FRESH $1 BILLION TO REPAY AIR INDIA DEBT

Air India Assets Holding Ltd (AIAHL), a special purpose vehicle created by the Indian government to hive off a part of Air India's massive debt, raised another INR70 billion rupees (USD986 million) through bonds.

Life remains affected in Kashmir for the 64th consecutive day

 Normal life remained affected in Kashmir for the 64th consecutive day on Monday as main markets continued to be shut and public transport off the roads, officials said.

312 “debarred” Sikhs living abroad removed from list, can visit India

 At least 312 Indian-origin Sikhs living in foreign countries have been removed from a Ministry of Home Affairs “adverse list”, enabling them to apply for Indian visa and visit the country, a senior Ministry official said on Friday. Only two persons from the list have been excluded.

Pakistan Ban Affects Air India

Pakistan has extended the ban on India using its airspace on till from June 15. The ban has been in place since February 26.

SC asks NCM to define term ‘minority’

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) to take a decision on a plea seeking guidelines for defining the term ‘minority’ and for their identification State-wise.

Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Imran Khan are well-placed for transforming relations between two countries

India is being ruled by a strongman and his rule has worked for it as shown by its high growth rate. Its neighbour Pakistan is trapped in a low-growth cycle and its political dysfunction is at its pinnacle. The two don’t enjoy good relations but certainly India has the upper hand by virtue of its economic strength. I

India writes to Pakistan for building of Kartarpur Sahib corridor for Sikh pilgrimage

 Only a few months ago, Indian government refused to respond to an informal proposal sent by Pakistan Army Chief Gen Qamar Bajwa through Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu.

Ex-Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah benefited monetarily in encounter cases

Amitabh Thakur, former Superintendent of Police in the CBI, Gandhinagar, and chief investigating officer in the alleged fake encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh in November 2005, said then Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah had benefited politically and monetarily from the case.

Sabarimala temple Gender equality activist Trupti Desai blocked at Cochin Airport

Tension continues to prevail at the Cochin International Airport Limited at Nedumbassery as hundreds of protesters chanting Ayyappa hymns remain gathered outside blocking the gender equality activist Trupti Desai, who had announced her pilgrimage to Sabarimala Temple, from emerging out of the arrival terminal of the airport.