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Dosanjh, Dhalla lose as Canada’s ruling party gets majority


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 3 (IANS) Canada's ruling Conservative Party was returned to power with a majority in the parliamentary elections Monday night.The party, which missed the majority mark in 2006 ... Read more...

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Akal Takht approves changes in Nanakshahi calendar


January 4th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 4 (IANS) The Akal Takht, the temporal seat of the Sikh religion, Monday approved the changes made in the "Nanakshahi" or Sikh religious calendar. The nod for the changes made, according ... Read more...

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SGPC haste to amend NanakShahi calendar raises eyebrows


January 2nd, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Jan 2(ANI): The Sikh Diaspora has raised eyebrows over the working of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) regarding amendments made in the NanakShahi calendar without taking ... Read more...

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SGPC sets up 10-member panel on Nanakshahi calendar


November 13th, 2009 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Nov 12 (IANS) The Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) Thursday decided to set up a 10-member committee to resolve the controversy over the Sikh religion's "Nanakshahi" calendar. SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar ... Read more...

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SGPC issues 541 Sikh Calendar


March 19th, 2009 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar March 19, (ANI): The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC), on Thursday issued 541 Nanak Shahi Calendar despite objections raised by many Sikh organisations. Avtar Singh Makkar, the ... Read more...

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Sikh devotees take a holy dip at Golden Temple on New Year


March 14th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, March 14 (ANI): A large number of Sikhs visited the Golden Temple on Friday to mark beginning of the Nanakshahi Samvat (New Year). They took a dip ... Read more...

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Joginder Singh Vedanti seeks suggestions on Nanakshahi Calendar


February 18th, 2008 - 10:28 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, February 18 (ANI): Akal Takht jathedar Joginder Singh Vedanti has sought suggestions from members of the Sikh community on the Nanakshahi calendar, which has been objected by some ... Read more...

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