Monday, 28 November, 2022
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Topic: gurdwara

Akali Dal fends off party rebel to keep grip over SGPC. What is the Sikh body & why it matters

Harjinder Dhami of Shiromani Akali Dal won comfortably, getting 104 of 146 votes. The poll was crucial for Akalis who were facing possibility of losing decades-long control over SGPC.

Why enigmatic Kashmir jihad commander Ejaz Ahanger could hold clues to Kabul gurdwara attack

Hours after bombing at Kabul’s Gurdwara Kart-e Parwan, Indian intelligence agencies look for Ahanger, a Srinagar-born jihadist who ordered an attack at another gurdwara in 2020.

Who were the men lynched for ‘sacrilege’ in Amritsar & Kapurthala? No clue yet, say police

Last few hours of the two men's lives have been closely tracked, but no one has claimed their bodies yet. Police say Kapurthala ‘sacrilege’ accused was probably just after food.

From Paharganj to Vivek Vihar, Sikh leaders in Delhi are renaming themselves to stand out

Welcome the new brand of Sikh leaders in New Delhi who are in a tearing hurry to add the name of their neighbourhood to their real names.

How ‘oxygen langar’ at this Ghaziabad gurdwara is helping save ‘hundreds of lives every day’

Indirapuram Gurdwara in UP's Ghaziabad has started what it calls an 'oxygen langar', which can be used by severe Covid patients who have nowhere to go. The initiative began on 23 April.

From Kashmir to Kabul — why Pakistan wants extradition of ISKP leader caught in Afghanistan

The ringleader of the terrorist group ISKP, Aslam Farooqi, was arrested with 19 other terrorists, after a deadly attack on a gurdwara in Afghanistan.

11 killed as ‘Islamic State’ gunmen storm gurdwara in Kabul, India calls attack cowardly

Upto 200 people are still believed to be trapped inside the Kabul gurdwara as rescue operations are underway.

On Camera

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.