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Pakistan tells India:Ready to open Kartarpur Corridor from June 29.



Pakistan on Saturday convey to India that it ready to reopen the Gurudwara Kartarpur Sahib for Sikh pilgrims on June 29, to commemorate Maharaja Ranjit Singh death anniversary.

Making the announcement, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Islamabad is ready to reopen the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on June 29 in commemoration of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, a valiant lead of the Sikh empire from the 18th Century.

“As places of worship open up across the world, Pakistan prepares to reopen the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor for all Sikh pilgrims, conveying to the Indian side our readiness to reopen the corridor on 29 June 2020, the occasion of the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh,” Qureshi said on Twitter.

Sikhs celebrate Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s death anniversary on June 27 (today).

The corridor was shut in March this year as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of the novel corona virus.

In November, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inaugurated the corridor connecting Dera Baba Nanak in India”s Punjab with the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara in Pakistan. Indian pilgrims of all faiths are allowed to undertake round the year visa-free travel to the historic gurdwara, the final resting place of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev. Meanwhile, in April, parts of the shrine were damaged in a storm and several domes built atop the outer perimeter walls of the complex had collapsed. At least eight domes of the newly renovated Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib fell apart due to a thunderstorm, reported news agency PTI. However, the Pakistan government has claimed that it has repaired “the damage caused by winds and rains at Kartarpur Sahib within hours.”


High rain alert in Mumbai, 34 roads have been completely closed




People have been upset due to rain in Mumbai. Due to continuous rains on Wednesday, many areas were flooded, disrupting traffic.

The situation in Mumbai is that in just 12 hours, the Colaba area of ​​Mumbai got so much rain as it had not in 46 years.

On Thursday, there is an alert of strong rains in Mumbai and strong winds have been said.

Due to rain, 9 state highways, while 34 roads have been completely closed due to rain in Kolhapur.

Also, about thirty trees have fallen together in Churchgate area, due to which the road has been completely blocked. Removal of these is going on by BMC.

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