In Punjab's Gurdaspur, a drone, suspected to be from Pakistan has been shot down by the Border Security Force (BSF.) The security personnel, on October 14, witnessed a drone flying across the Pakistan-Punjab border in the Gurdaspur region. Immediately after the incident, the BSF cordoned off the area and launched a search operation. This is a developing story, details of the matter are awaited.
Courtesy: ANI News
Following the India - Pakistan cricket match during the T20 World Cup on August 28, communal tensions flared up in Leicester in the UK, between members of the Indian-origin Hindu community. In regard to this, on September 19, the High Commission of India in London condemned the violence perpetrated against the Indian Community in Leicester and sought immediate action against those involved in these attacks.
Indian skipper Arshdeep Singh is facing backlash from Indians and media houses, after a recent remark of "traitor" and "Khalistani". The netizens have divided themselves in two section, while half extending support, the other half is calling Arshdeep "Gaddar (traitor)". One dropped catch has changed the life of India pacer Arshdeep with fans calling him Khalistani, and blaming why India lost match against arch rival Pakistan, at… read-more
Indian cricket squad is all set to play against arch-rival Pakistan in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. Scheduled on August 28, the match is a pressure game on Indian team led by Rohit Sharma. Test captain Rohit Sharma and former captain Virat Kohli are expected to perform well against Pakistan, in the South Asia Cup 2022. The match will be streamed live on Disney+Hotstar at 7:30 pm.
Head coach of the Indian squad Rahul Dravid is all set to join the team in Dubai, ahead of the biggest India V/S Pakistan clash. Notably, Dravid tested Covid-19 positive earlier, now has recovered completely and will be joining the Rohit Sharma-led squad in Dubai, UAE. Meanwhile, after complete recovery, Dravid is expected to join team with his interim replacement VSS Laxman.
Following the demise of well-known philanthropist Bilquis Bano Edhi, the Indian embassy in Pakistan has expressed its condolences. A nurse by profession, she was known for her compassionate nature and charitable contributions. She served as the co-chair of the Edhi Foundation. A mother to thousands of orphans, she was dubbed 'The Mother of Pakistan.' She had reportedly been suffering from certain ailments, and had been hospitalised.
A contingent of Sikh Jatha has left Punjab for Pakistan, to celebrate Baisakhi in Lahore. One of the devotees rued that out of the 900 visa permit applications, only 705 permits could be approved, and hence, some devotees would miss the chance of Guru Drashan. Another pilgrim expressed the need for unity between the two neighbouring countries, and a relaxation in visa-related requirements.
India will celebrate its 74th independence day this August 15. Prime Minister Narendra Modi while remembering the spirit of freedom fighters and the misery of partition, said that August 14 will be deemed as "Partition Horrors Day". "Partition’s pains can never be forgotten. Millions of our sisters and brothers were displaced and many lost their lives due to mindless hate and violence." the Prime Minister tweeted.
Courtesy: The Indian Express