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Nankana Sahib and Kartarpur, considered as the most sacred shrines for Sikhs in Pakistan, will now be a part of green projects endorsed by Pakistan officials.

According to EcoSikh, a Washington based Sikh organization, the place will be celebrating Guru Nanak Dev’s 550th birth anniversary in 2019 with different green projects plans.

The project envisions solar panels, organic farming, sacred forest areas, and creating awareness about the environment among local faith leaders, communities and the thousands of pilgrims visiting Nankana Sahib and Kartarpur every year.

Earlier, Ramesh Singh Arora, first Sikh member of the Punjab assembly in Pakistan had invited the president of EcoSikh, Rajwant Singh to visit Nankana Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib, and Narowal to look for the actions needed by communities and the administration to preserve the ecology of these sacred sites


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The Indian ships will spend more than two months in the region, the navy said in a statement.

NEW DELHI - India Navy sending four ships for exercises and port visits with the Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia and Australia to strengthen cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region, its navy said Wednesday, as China's maritime power grows in the area.

The Indian ships will spend more than two months in the region, the navy said in a statement.

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This means the visit visas for the UK from India are open, in addition to other long-term visas that have remained open. But travellers from India arriving in England can complete a 10-day quarantine at home or in the place they are staying (not mandatorily quarantine in a managed hotel).

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Pakistan has failed miserably to protect Hindus, their interests.

A Hindu temple in Pakistan's Punjab province was reportedly vandalized by hundreds of people after a nine-year-old Hindu boy, who allegedly urinated at a local seminary, received bail, a media report said on Thursday.

According to the Dawn news report, the incident took place on Wednesday in Bhong town, about 60 km from Rahim Yar Khan city.

Besides the vandalization, the mob also blocked the Sukkur-Multan Motorway (M-5), the report added.

Citing sources, Dawn news said that a case was registered against the minor on July 24 based on a complaint filed by a cleric, Hafiz Muhammad Ibrahim, of the Darul Uloom Arabia Taleemul Quran.

The sources said that "some Hindu elders did tender an apology to the seminary administration saying the accused was a minor and mentally challenged".

But, when a lower court granted him bail a few days ago, some people incited the public in the town on Wednesday and got all shops there closed in protest, the report quoted the sources as further saying.

A video clip showing people wielding clubs and rods storming the temple and smashing its glass doors, windows, lights, and damaging the ceiling fans went viral on social media.

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