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India(Punjab):On July 14, two motorcycle-borne assailants shot pastor Sultan Masih outside 'Temple of God' church in Salem Tabri area of Ludhiana.
On a day when police rounded up four youths in the pastor murder case, the Christian community threatened to launch an agitation if police failed to arrest the culprits by July 24.
Police rounded up the youngsters from Arjun Colony and Jageerpur village of Meharban area and conducted a massive search operation in the adjoining villages of Kakke, Bajrna and Bahadur K, suspecting that the killers were from these areas.
CHENNAI:Indian Immigration authorities at Chennai airport deported 19 UK citizens who arrived here on Monday to take part in a charity at a children's home.The UK citizens -- 16 students and three staff members from Poynton High School in Manchester in the UK -- were told that they could not enter the country using the visa they were holding because they were going to work in an Christian NGO in Chennai.The children landed in Chennai carrying crates of materials to be distributed to children's homes supported by an NGO, India Direct.The students had to wait 11hours before they could board a return flight. The teacher who accompanied the children were grilled for two and half hours by the immigration officials..Tis decision was taken by highest level at the Federal Government.UNHRC is believed to be in touch to nasses the situation