Syria and Russia resume Idlib air strikes

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Aliya Nazki in BBC Urdu “Sairbeen” covered these topics: Russian and Syrian jets resumed intensive strikes in Idlib and Hama on Sunday, residents and rescuers said, as Damascus stepped up its assault on the rebels’ last major stronghold after a Russian-Iranian-Turkish summit failed to agree a ceasefire. More than 30,000 people have fled their homes in northwest Syria since Syrian government and allied forces resumed air and ground bombardments there last week, a United Nations official said on Monday. The Sikh community in Pakistan, India and Europe has warmly welcomed Pakistan government’s decision to open the Kartarpur border to facilitate the Sikh pilgrims from India to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib. Administrator Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur-Shakargarh, Giyani Gobind Singh told the visiting Sialkot-based journalists that the early opening of Pak-India border was on the cards. He said that visa-free entry of the Sikh pilgrims to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib would be a great facility for the Sikh pilgrims.