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History of Indian presence in Britain showcased

November 25th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) A showcase that opened here Friday celebrates the often overlooked history of Indian presence in Britain with reproductions of posters, pamphlets, diaries, newspapers, political reports ... Read more...

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Babbar plans Rs.125 crore film on Maharaja Ranjit Singh

April 12th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, April 12 (IANS) After making a television serial on Maharaja Ranjit Singh, actor-politician Raj Babbar is determined to fulfil his dream of making films on eminent Sikh rulers although ... Read more...

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Possessions of last Sikh Maharajah of Punjab to be auctioned in Scotland

December 4th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): A ceremonial jacket that once belonged to Maharajah Duleep Singh, who was the last Sikh ruler of the Punjab, India, is set to take centre stage at a ... Read more...

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‘Victoria made sure Maharaja Ranjit Singh had no descendants’

August 16th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Aug 16 (IANS) An Indian-origin writer has made the startling claim that Queen Victoria forbade the wife of the only married grandson of Maharaja Ranjit Singh from having ... Read more...

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US Library of Congress launches collection of Sikh history

June 22nd, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 22 (IANS) The US Library of Congress has launched a Sikh Collection Initiative to bring together a wide range of literature and other research material on Sikh history ... Read more...

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Farming fast gobbling up vestiges of Anglo-Sikh wars

January 1st, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), Jan 1 (IANS) Historically rich land near here containing the last vestiges of the Anglo-Sikh wars of the mid- 19th century is being lost to agriculture, rue historians.Along with bodies ... Read more...

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Ranjit Singh’s bust sells for $192,000 in London

October 7th, 2008 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Far more important and wealthy than his son in real life, a marble bust of Maharaja Ranjit Singh has fetched only a fraction of the price a sculpture ... Read more...

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