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Talks must resolve all Pakistan-India issues: Gilani


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) Admitting that the era of warfare has ended, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Monday that all issues with India, including Kashmir and Siachen, ... Read more...

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Sikh bodies divided over change in Guru Tegh Bahadur martyrdom date


November 24th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Nov.24 (ANI): Representative institutions of the Sikh community are divided over a move by the Akal Takht to change the original date of the day Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Sikh ... Read more...

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Akal Takht announces new martyrdom day for Guru Teg Bahadur


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Nov 23 (ANI): Akal Takht has put off the original date of martyrdom of Guru Teg Bahadur, the ninth spiritual master of the Sikhs.According to the Nanakshahi calendar ... Read more...

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1984 anti-Sikh riots affected take out protest march in Amritsar


August 7th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Aug.7 (ANI): A group of 1984 anti-Sikh riots affected staged a protest march in the holy city of Amritsar on Friday against Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government and ... Read more...

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Former Akal Takht jathedar expelled for religious misconduct


January 30th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar (Punjab), Jan 30 (ANI): Akal Takht, the apex governing body of Sikhs, expelled Gyani Darshan Singh Ragi, a former jathedar from the Sikh community.Ragi was excommunicated for making discourteous remarks ... Read more...

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BJP for negotaited solution to Ayodhya dispute (Lead)


December 9th, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Questioning the credibility of the Liberhan Commission report, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday termed it "a national joke". Participating in the debate on the Liberhan ... Read more...

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BJP trashes Liberhan report, Congress counters (Roundup)


December 9th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) clashed in the Rajya Sabha over the Liberhan Commission report Wednesday, with the opposition calling it a "national ... Read more...

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Liberhan report is a ‘national joke’, says Arun Jaitley


December 9th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Liberhan Commission report on the Babri Masjid demolition was a "national joke", Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley said Wednesday and wondered if it ... Read more...

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Former Akal Takht Jathedar declared guilty of religious misconduct


December 5th, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar (ANI), Dec.5: Akal Takht, the highest Sikh governing body, on Saturday in an unprecedented step of declaring former Jathedar of Akal Takht Prof. Darshan Singh Ragi a ... Read more...

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Gianis conquers recession by expanding ice-cream business


September 15th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 15(ANI): An enterprising family of ice cream makers in the national capital has conquered the global financial melt-down by taking advantage of property crash to expand their business.For ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Mulayam, Rajnath, Thackeray play together here


September 6th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Sep 6 (IANS) Here Jayalalithaa takes Bal Thackeray on her lap when he sobs, Manmohan Singh is fond of riding on Mulayam Singh's shoulders, while Kalyan Singh and ... Read more...

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Buddha Jayanti Park rape convicts are innocent, insist kin


August 17th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Relatives of the four members of the President's Bodyguard convicted in the 2003 Buddha Jayanti Park gang rape case Monday said their kin were innocent and they ... Read more...

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Outrage over Golden Temple replica in Punjab


June 15th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Sangrur (Punjab), June 15 (IANS) The Sikh leadership in Punjab is furious over attempts by a sect to replicate the design and structure of their holiest shrine - the Golden ... Read more...

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President to visit Arunachal Pradesh today


April 1st, 2009 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Itanagar, Apr 1 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will arrive here today on a three-day visit to Arunachal Pradesh.During her visit, the President will attend the silver jubilee function and convocation of ... Read more...

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25,000 people may donate blood during Hola Mohalla celebrations


February 27th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Feb.27 (ANI): To set a unique example by a community, various Sikh originations are going to hold worlds largest blood donation camp on the occasion of ... Read more...

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President Patil to visit Lucknow


September 19th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Sept.19 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will be the chief guest at a special convocation of the Lucknow University on September 23. The 90-minute event will see the President being honoured ... Read more...

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Jathedar Vedanti challenges his removal


August 14th, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, August 14, (ANI) Former Jathedar of the Akal Takht, Jathedar Giani Joginder Singh Vedanti, has challenged his removal from the post. He questioned the process the SGPC ... Read more...

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Gurbachan Singh named acting Akal Takht Jathedar


August 5th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Aug.5 (ANI): Giani Gurbachan Singh was today named the acting Jathedar of the Akal Takht, a day after his predecessor, Joginder Singh Vedanti, resigned from the same ... Read more...

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Bhindranwala’s portrait installed at Golden Temple’s Sikh Museum


November 29th, 2007 - 10:09 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Nov 29 (ANI): The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) on Thursday installed a portrait of slain rebel Sikh leader Jarnail Singh Bhindranwala at a Sikh museum situated in ... Read more...

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