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US gurdwara shooting: DSGMC to compensate Delhi victims’ kin


August 7th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee will give financial aid of Rs.1 lakh each to the next of kin of two people from Delhi who ... Read more...

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US envoy offers condolences (Third Lead, correcting para four)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) US ambassador Nancy Powell Monday met Sikh leaders here to express grief over the killing of six people in a gurdwara in Wisconsin.Powell called ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: US envoy offers condolences (Second Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) US Ambassador Nancy Powell Monday met Sikh leaders here to express grief over the shooting of six people in a gurdwara in Wisconsin.Powell called ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: US envoy offers condolences (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) US Ambassador Nancy Powell Monday met Sikh leaders here to express grief over the shooting of six people in a gurdwara in Wisconsin.Powell called ... Read more...

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A blend of history, reality on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


July 28th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Go through the IANS book cart this week with a mix of history, contemporary drama and reality checks...Book: "The March of the Aryans"; Written ... Read more...

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Diplomatic poetic literature: A growing creativity


July 27th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A growing tribe of Indian diplomats is seeking emotional refuge in poetry and creative literature to battle workplace blues and the stress of decision ... Read more...

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Aditi in lead in Usha Delhi Ladies golf


April 17th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, April 17 (IANS) Teenaged Aditi Ashok played a steady round to card an even par 72 on the opening day of the Delhi Ladies and junior girls golf Championships ... Read more...

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Pakistani law officer pays quiet visit to Delhi gurdwara


March 26th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Pakistan's Deputy Attorney General Muhammad Khurshid Khan paid a quiet visit to one of Delhi's famous gurdwaras, leaving officials of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management ... Read more...

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Author-diplomat Navtej Sarna gets Sikh Heritage Award


October 16th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) Author and diplomat Navtej Sarna has received one of the three Sikh Heritage Awards for 'vision' for contributing towards "Elevating the Sikh Experience" from the ... Read more...

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Spotlight on translations at Spring Fever fest


March 4th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The second edition of Spring Fever, Penguin Books India's 10-day literary festival in the capital to celebrate the spirit of spring, began Friday with 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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Sarna’s new muse: 111 verses of Zafarnama in English


January 16th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Diplomat-author Navtej Sarna has always felt a creative kinship with exiles. This time round, he has penned an English translation of Zafarnama - 111 spiritually ... Read more...

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Indian-origin batsman smashes unbeaten 228 in Melbourne Twenty20 match


November 12th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 11(ANI): Indian-origin batsman Kumar Sarna has hit the highest score ever in Twenty20 cricket by smashing 228 not out off just 65 balls in a suburban match in Melbourne.Playing for ... Read more...

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Visit a Delhi gurdwara, Sikh leader to Obama


October 28th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) With Barack Obama cancelling a trip to the Golden Temple, a Sikh leader here has urged the US president to visit at least a prominent gurdwara ... Read more...

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Sarnas appear before Akal Takht, panel set up on Phoolka charges


August 8th, 2010 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 8 (IANS) The Sikh high priests Saturday formed a five-member committee to look into a controversy involving 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims' lawyer H.S. Phoolka and the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management ... 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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No threat to CWG from Punjab-based terrorists: Sukhbir


August 4th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Aug 4 (IANS) Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Wednesday said he was not aware of any threat from state-based terrorists to the October Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. "We have ... Read more...

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1984 riots: Akal Takht stands behind Phoolka


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, July 22 (IANS) The Akal Takht, the highest seat of Sikhism, has asked Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president Paramjit Singh Sarna and his brother to explain their stand ... Read more...

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Akal Takht summons Sarna over his remarks against Phoolka


July 21st, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, July 21 (ANI): Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of the Sikhs, on Tuesday summoned Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) Chief Parmjeet Singh Sarna to clarify his stands on the ... Read more...

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Anti-Sikh riots: Phoolka offers to quit legal battle (Second Lead)


July 21st, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Advocate H.S. Phoolka Wednesday offered to quit the 26-year-long battle for justice to victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots after he was "hurt" by allegations of ... Read more...

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Anti-Sikh riots: Phoolka offers to quit legal battle (Lead)


July 21st, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) "Hurt" by the allegation of receiving crores of rupees for personal benefit, advocate H.S. Phoolka Wednesday offered to quit the 26-year-long battle for justice to victims ... Read more...

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Keep away from Sikh religious matters, Badal tells Congress


June 24th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Samana (Punjab), June 24 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Thursday asked the Congress party not to interfere in the religious matters of the Sikhs with an eye to the forthcoming ... 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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Badal, Dhumal in Israel, talk trade and technology (Lead, Changing dateline)


November 18th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 18 (IANS) Chief Ministers Prakash Singh Badal of Punjab and Prem Kumar Dhumal of Himachal Pradesh are in Israel, separately seeking trade, technology and agricultural ties. A delegation led by ... Read more...

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Badal in Israel, talks trade, agriculture


November 18th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 18 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal is in Israel seeking trade and agricultural ties with that country, a Punjab government spokesman said here Wednesday. A delegation led by Badal ... Read more...

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NRI body speaks up for two ex-communicated Sikhs in Canada


August 7th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 7 (IANS) A body representing Indians in North America Friday appealed to the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to pardon two Sikhs in Canada ex-communicated 23 years ago for serving ... Read more...

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Police unearth burglars’ gang involving Rajasthan tribesmen


August 3rd, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Delhi Police Monday said they have busted a gang of burglars involving tribesmen from Rajasthan after two of them were arrested for breaking into the house of ... Read more...

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Sikh diaspora condemns violence and appeals for peace


May 27th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, May 27 (ANI): Sikh leaders and diaspora across world have condemned the violence in Vienna and in Punjab.Talking from San Francisco, Dr. Pritpal Singh, the convener of the ... Read more...

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Delhi Sikh religious panel asks community to vote for Congress


April 16th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (DSGPC) Thursday announced its support for the Congress party and appealed to Sikhs in the country to vote for the ... Read more...

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Dikshit meets Sikh leaders, seeks support for Congress


April 7th, 2009 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday met a delegation of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) led by its president Sardar Paramjit Singh Sarna and ... Read more...

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Belgian King pays obeisance at Bangla Saheb shrine in New Delhi


November 5th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Nov 5 (ANI): Belgian King Albert II and Queen Paola visited Bangla Saheb Gurdwara in New Delhi on Wednesday.King Albert II, who is on a nine-day visit to ... Read more...

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‘Singh is Kinng’ gets clean chit from Delhi Gurdwara panel


August 7th, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) Thursday gave a clean chit to the much hyped Akshay Kumar starrer romantic comedy "Singh is Kinng", which is releasing ... Read more...

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Court takes tough stand against rogue tenants


August 5th, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Taking a tough stand against rogue tenants who make false statements to avoid eviction by their landlords, the Delhi High Court Tuesday said courts must effectively intervene ... Read more...

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Delhi gurudwara panel to examine Sikhs’ portrayal in ‘Singh is Kinng’


August 4th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) Monday formed a three-member committee to screen Akshay Kumar starrer "Singh is Kinng" to see if there Sikhs have been ... Read more...

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India hails election of new Lebanese president


May 26th, 2008 - 9:47 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) India Monday welcomed the election of Lebanon's former army chief, General Michel Sleiman, as its new president as part of a compromise deal brokered by Qatar to ... Read more...

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