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Sikhs Are Bound To Support Anti-CAA Agitation Said Jathedar Of Akal Takht

The top Sikh Body, Akal Takht, extended its support for anti-CAA protests across the country. It said that the Sikh Body was with the Muslims protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act for weeks.

Akal Takht extends its support for Muslims

Delhi Minority Commission chief Zafarul Islam Khan led a delegation of Muslims to meet the chief priest of Akal Takht in Amritsar whereGiani Harpreet Singh, the chief priest, assured Muslims of support from the Sikh community. The chief of Akat Takht is also called “jathedar”.

He said that Sikhs were bound by their principles to support the oppressed. They had received a similar request from another group of the Muslim community. There was a sentiment of fear and insecurity among the minorities and Sikhs are bound to stand for victims.

The chief priest also asked the Muslims to approach Hindu leaders to seek support against the controversial Citizenship law. He said that he had appreciated their efforts and suggested them to seek support from Hindus as well. He added that he believed that all would come to a common stage to discuss communal harmony and peace in the country.… Read the rest

Melania Trump Tweets To Thank Narendra Modi For His Invitation

US First Lady Melania Trump thanked PM Narendra Modi for inviting POTUS and her to visit India. She tweeted to thank Modi and said that she was excited about the grand welcome planned in India.

Trumps visiting India

Donald Trump and Melania Trump are visiting India on February 24. It would be a two-day visit starting with a grand event in Ahmedabad in Modi’s home state Gujarat.

On February 24, Donald Trump would participate in a grand event similar to the “Howdy Modi” event in the US. Called “Kem Chho Trump”, the event would he held in a newly constructed Sardar Patel Stadium with a seating capacity of more than 1.10 lakh. Trump will inaugurate the stadium said to be bigger than the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Before the Kem Chho Trump event, Modi and Trump will do a roadshow along a 10-km decked-up stretch from the Ahmedabad airport to Sabarmati Ashram. Trump will also visit Sabarmati Ashram to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi.

PM Modi tweeted on POTUS visit

Narendra Modi tweeted that India would accord a memorable welcome to the esteemed guests. He further … Read the rest

2019 Pulwama Attack: Revising Pulwama On First Anniversary

On 14th February 2019, a vehicle-borne suicide bomber attacked a convoy of vehicles carrying security personnel in Lethpora in the Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir. Planned by a Pakistan-based Islamist group Jaish-e-Mohammed, the attack claimed lives 40 personnel of security forces.


Over 2,500 personnel from Central Reserve Police Force were traveling in a convoy of 78 vehicles from Jammu to Srinagar on the fateful day. They left their base in Jammu around 03:30 IST and they were expected to reach their destination in Srinagar before sunset. The National Highway 44 was shut for their movement two days before.

Whey the convoy reached Lethpora near Awantipora around 15:15 IST, a car carrying explosives rammed into a bus carrying security personnel of the 76th Battalion. The resulting blast left 40 CRPF personnel dead and as many injured that were quickly shifted to Srinagar base hospital for treatment.

Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed took responsibility of the attack while releasing a video of the assailant who was a local 22-year boy from Kakapora. He was Adil Ahmad Dar and his family said that they hadn’t seen him since March 2018. They said … Read the rest

Why Is Trump Excited About Visiting India?

US President Donald Trump said that he was willing to sign a trade pact with India during his visit to New Delhi on February 24 and 25. He is coming on the invitation of Narendra Modi and Modi assured that Trump’s visit would be a very special one in establishing the Indo-US friendship.

Indo-US trade deal

India is demanding certain benefits like exemption from high duties, resumption of export benefits and greater market access for its domestic products. The US also wants greater access for its products and cut on import duties. It also raised concerns over high trade deficit with India. It was $16.9 billion in 2018-19.

PM Modi tweeted for Trump

Modi said that India and US shared a common commitment to democracy and pluralism. The further said that a robust friendship between India and US isn’t good only for the citizens of both countries but for the world.

Past meetings of Modi and Trump

Modi and Trump have developed a personal rapport over the three years. In 2019, they met a record four times and it includes the historic joint summit before a strong 50k audience of … Read the rest

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip: Second Foldable Phone By Samsung

On Tuesday, Samsung made a second attempt of selling phones with bendable screens and clamshell designs by unveiling Galaxy Z Flip, the latest design foldable phone. It would go on sale from Friday and the price could be $1,380.

Galaxy Z Flip Design

The new Galaxy Z Flip can unfold upward into a traditional Smartphone from a small square device. Advantage of Z Flip is that it can stay open for different angles to allow taking pictures and watching videos. When closed, it will have only a small window for taking selfies and displaying notifications. The full screen of Z Flip is 6.7-inch diagonally.

Galaxy Z Flip different from others

The first foldable phone from Samsung was Galaxy Fold that went on sale last September with a price tag of nearly $2000 but got a weak response from the market. Galaxy Fold had vertical crease but the Z Flip comes with horizontal fold.

The all new Galaxy Z Flip has fibers that fill the gap between the hinge and the phone. But the Fold had nothing sort of this. Advantage of fiber is that it prevents the dust from accumulating … Read the rest

A Kerala Groom Comes On A Camel Holding Anti-CAA Placards And Gifts Constitution In Meher

In Kerala, a bridegroom led his marriage party holding a placard with anti-CAA slogan. The incident was reported from Thiruvananthapuram. The groom was Haja Hussain and he was a riding a camel with anti-CAA placard in his hands.

A bridegroom protested against CAA

Haja Hussain, the bridegroom, arrived at the wedding venue in Vazhimukku about 20 km from Thiruvananthapuram with anti-CAA placards in his hands. He was riding on a camel and accompanied by his friends and relatives in large numbers. The placard in his hands read “Reject CAA, Boycott NRC and NPR”.

Protesting CAA

Haja Hussain said that he opposed CAA and chose to highlight his protest in a unique way. Finally, he decided to go to the groom’s house protesting against CAA. But it wasn’t all. He had more plans to show his protest. He would give his wife a copy of the Constitution of India in addition to the Meher. In Muslim wedding, bridegrooms give gold of money to bride. It is a tradition called Meher in Islam.

Haja Hussain is a local businessman and like many other people, he is also opposed to the controversial … Read the rest