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Thousands converge at shrine for Hola Mohalla


March 8th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 8 (IANS) Tens of thousands of people from across Punjab and other parts of India converged at the Sikh holy shrine of Takht Keshgarh Sahib at Anandpur Sahib ... Read more...

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US defends TV host’s `satirical’ comments on Golden Temple


January 24th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) The US has come to the defence of US television host Jay Leno and said the visual of Golden Temple in Amritsar during "The Tonight ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to inaugurate memorial to Sikh guru


July 28th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will inaugurate a unique memorial to the ninth Sikh Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur, on the Delhi-Haryana border Friday. The ... Read more...

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Sikh bodies ask Govt to include Kartarpur Corridor in Indo-Pak talks


March 3rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
Dera Baba Nanak (Gurdaspur, Punjab), Mar. 3 (ANI): Leaders of several Sikh bodies, who gathered here along with Sikh devotees, have urged the Indian Government to include the issue of providing safe ... Read more...

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Hang Afzal Guru for Parliament attack, demand marchers


December 11th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Hundreds of students, accompanied by family members of those killed in the Parliament House terrorist attack Dec 13, 2001, Saturday took out a march in the ... Read more...

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Kolkata Metro to name stations after Rafi, Kishore


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Kolkata Metro railway stations named will be named after Sikh Guru Guru Gobind Singh, poet Mohammad Iqbal and legendary playback singers Mohammed Rafi and Kisohre Kumar, Railway ... Read more...

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Akal Takht calls upon excommunicated persons to return to Sikh fold


June 7th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, June 7 (ANI): Akal Takht, the highest Sikh temporal seat, on Sunday offered another chance to excommunicated community persons to return to Sikh fold.The five Sikh Jathedars, or high priests, ... Read more...

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Kirpans out as Canadian Sikh divsions deepen over scripture


April 12th, 2010 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 12 (IANS) Divisions among Canadian Sikhs over the ongoing controversy about the Dasam Granth reached a flash point with hardliners using kirpans to attack supporters of former Akal Takht head ... Read more...

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Bollywood stars celebrate upcoming Baisakhi in Mumbai


April 11th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 11 (ANI): Bollywood actors Raveena Tandon, Mahima Chaudhary, Mukesh Rishi and Jitendra came together at an event organised by the Punjabi Cultural and Heritage Board here ahead of the annual ... Read more...

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The legend of Gurdwara Thehri Sahib


February 15th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Sharwan ChaudharyThehri (Punjab), Feb 15(ANI): Gurdwara Thehri Sahib on the Malout-Bhatinda road is a place blessed by the visit of the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh while on his ... Read more...

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Golden palanquin set up in Taran Taran Gurdwara in Punjab


January 18th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinTaran Taran (Punjab), Jan.18 (ANI): Chanting verses from the Guru Granth sahib, a large number of devotees on Sunday participated in a special religious ceremony held for the installation ... Read more...

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Protest in Jharkhand over failure of law and order


January 6th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Jamshedpur, Jan 6 (ANI): A large number of protestors took to the streets in Jamshedpur here expressing discontentment at the failure of law and order in the state.They were protesting over the ... Read more...

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Abohar’s sacred Gurudwara Nanaksar Tobha


December 21st, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar SinghAbohar (Punjab), Dec 21(ANI): Situated on Fazilka road in Punjab's Abohar town is Gurudwara Nanaksar Tobha that stands in testimony to a visit by Guru Nanak, the first Sikh ... Read more...

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India to raise gurdwara land transfer with Pakistan: Krishna


December 18th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) India will take up with Pakistan the reported transfer of 150 acres of gurdwara land in Lahore for a military housing project, External Affairs Minister S.M. ... 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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Golden Temple, a symbol of communal harmony


November 13th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder SinghAmritsar, Nov 13(ANI): Reaching out to serve and uplift humanity as an expression or devotion to the creator, the Sri Harmandir Sahib or the Golden Temple in Amritsar is ... Read more...

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Sikhs celebrate Guru Purab in Kashmir with devotion


November 2nd, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Nov.2 (ANI): Sikhs in Kashmir celebrated 'Guru Purab', the birth anniversary of their first guru Guru Nanak Dev here on Monday with full devotion and prayed for the world peace.On the ... Read more...

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Sikhs take out religious processions ahead of Guru Nanak’s 541st birth anniversary in north India


October 31st, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/ Amritsar, Oct. 31 (ANI): Hundreds and thousands of Sikhs on Saturday participated in the annual religious procession "Nagar Kirtan", taken out as part of the festivities related to the birth ... Read more...

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Haryana Sikhs, expressing support to SGPC, appear before Akal Takht


September 28th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar Sep. 28 (ANI): Opposing the demand to form a separate Sikh committee for Sikhs in Haryana, thousands of Sikhs from the State appeared before Akal Takht and ... Read more...

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Sikh pilgrims leave for Pakistan to attend Guru Nanak’s death anniversary


September 21st, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Sep. 21 (ANI): Around 500 Sikh devotees from Amritsar left for Pakistan to attend the death anniversary of founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev, on Monday.The "jatha", under the aegis of ... Read more...

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Guru Govind Singh’s canvas on sale at Sotheby’s auction


September 10th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A large oil-on-canvas portrait of the 10th and last Sikh Guru - Guru Gobind Singh - will be up for sale at Sotheby's Indian Art auction in ... Read more...

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Punjabi Durbar programme seeks conflict in India


July 27th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by ANI
Abohar, July 27 (ANI): The Punjabi Durbar programme of Radio Pakistan seems to be unhappy that the Sikh Gurus were successful in uplifting the Dalits in the society centuries ago.The ... Read more...

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Gurudwara Mai Than draws people all religion in Agra


June 19th, 2009 - 11:28 pm ICT by ANI
By Brijesh Kumar SinghAgra, June 19 (ANI): Sikh shrines are spread across the country and visited by a large number of people of all religions. One of the popular shrines is Gurudwara ... 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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200 Sikhs leave for Pakistan for Guru Arjun Dev martyrdom anniversary


June 9th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, June 9 (ANI): Nearly 200 Sikh pilgrims left for Pakistan on Tuesday from the Golden Temple in Amritsar to mark the 403rd martyrdom anniversary of fifth guru ... Read more...

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Barkat Sidhu keeping the joy of Sufi singing alive


April 20th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan KapoorPatiala, April 20 (ANI): Barkat Sidhu, an exponent of the Patiala gharana, is a sufi singer whose soul-stirring voice moves the listeners with the poetry of timeless poets like Bulleh ... Read more...

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Pakistani Sikh parents demand separate Gurumukhi school for their kids


January 23rd, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan. 23 (ANI): A recent newspaper survey in Pakistan has revealed that over 25 lakh Sikh school children are not being taught their religious language, Gurmukhi. The Sikh families complained ... Read more...

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Sikh devotees commemorate Guru Gobind’’s 342nd birth anniversary


January 3rd, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar/Patna, Jan.3 (ANI): Millions of Sikh devotees participated in the 342nd birth anniversary celebrations of their tenth Guru, Guru Gobind Singh. In Patna, the birth place of Guru Gobind Singh, processions were ... Read more...

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Hazi Rattan Dargah and Gurudwara, a symbol of communal harmony in Bathinda Fort


December 27th, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar Gill Bathinda, Dec.27 (ANI): Punjab is also known as the land of Sufi saints and Gurus who always spread the message of communal harmony. A visit to the mausoleum ... Read more...

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Iraq to rebuild Guru Nanak’’s shrine


December 24th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
By K G Vasuki Baghdad, Dec 24 (ANI): In a significant development, the Government of Iraq has decided to rebuild the 15th century Sikh Guru Guru Nanak Dev''s shrine which was ... Read more...

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Diaspora attempts to spread Guru Nanak’s message in US schools


November 13th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) On the occasion of the 539th birth anniversary of the first Sikh guru, Guru Nanak Dev, a US-based Sikh organization has prepared letters for diaspora Sikh parents, which ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh says divisive powers trying to halt country’’s progress


October 30th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nanded (Maharashtra) Oct 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said that national unity and integrity is under threat from "divisive" forces and terrorism, which needed to be combated collectively. ... Read more...

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PM offers prayers at Sachkhand Gurdwara in Nanded


October 30th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Nanded, Oct 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today offered prayers at Sachkhand Gurdwara in Nanded where lakhs of Sikhs are attending the main function of Guru-ta-Gaddi tercentenary celebrations. Amid chants ... Read more...

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Sikhs mark Bandi Chor Diwas on Diwali festival


October 20th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Oct. 20 (ANI): While Hindus around the world celebrate their biggest festival of lights Diwali with full enthusiasm, Sikhs celebrate the day as `Bandi Chor Diwas'' or, ... Read more...

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Only BJP can fight terrorism: Advani


October 18th, 2008 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) Accusing the Congress-led government of being soft on terrorism, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Saturday said only his party had the strength to meet the ... Read more...

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