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Ramdev ends fast with chants of ‘Congress hatao’, targets PM (Roundup)


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Raising the political temperature, yoga guru Baba Ramdev Tuesday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of shielding the corrupt and asked people not to vote ... Read more...

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Ramdev ends fast, targets PM; Congress hits back (Second Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Tuesday ended his five-day fast against corruption and black money, accusing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of shielding the corrupt and ... Read more...

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Ramdev ends fast, targets PM and Congress (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Ending his five-day fast against corruption and black money, yoga guru Baba Ramdev Tuesday attacked the Congress and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for shielding ... Read more...

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‘Virasat-e-Khalsa’ opened at Anandpur Sahib


November 25th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Anandpur Sahib (Punjab), Nov 25 (IANS) A masterpiece of rich Sikh culture and religious history, the 'Virasat-e-Khalsa' was Friday dedicated to the nation in this Sikh holy city amidst ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi praises Sikhs (Lead)


July 29th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday heaped praise on the Sikh community, saying they had done the country proud.Inaugurating a memorial dedicated to Tegh ... Read more...

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Sikhs call off protest against Maken after his apology


January 4th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 4 (ANI): Sikhs called off a protest against Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Maken here on Tuesday after he apologized to them for releasing a poster in ... Read more...

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Mughal Emperor Zafar’s descendant to visit Pak Sikh shrines to seek forgiveness


December 6th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAttari, Dec.6 (ANI): A descendant of former Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar has said that she will go to Pakistan to seek forgiveness in Sikh shrines there. "My ... Read more...

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Assassin on death row wants to be baptized a Sikh


December 5th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/Amritsar, Dec 5 (IANS) Balwant Singh, a terrorist who has been convicted for the assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh and is on a death row, has expressed his desire ... Read more...

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Sikh group to launch global ecological movement


November 25th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) Two young Sikh professionals are joining EcoSikh, a community environment group to launch a global ecological movement with several diverse initiatives on behalf of the global ... Read more...

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Guru Nanak Jayanti being celebrated today


November 21st, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 21 (ANI): 'Guru Nanak Jayanti', the birthday of Guru Nanak Devji, is being celebrated today with religious zeal and gaiety across the country.President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, Vice President ... Read more...

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President Patil greets nation on Guru Nanak Jayanti


November 20th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 20 (ANI): The President, Pratibha Devisingh Patil, has greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti, which is being celebrated tomorrow."On the occasion of the ... Read more...

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Prime Minister, Vice President greet nation on Guru Nanak Jayanti


November 20th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 20 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, and Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari have greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion of the birth anniversary of Guru ... Read more...

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Dowry a curse, that’s why girls are killed: President Patil


October 6th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Oct 6 (IANS) Terming dowry "a curse" due to which girls were killed, President Pratibha Patil Wednesday called for a sustained campaign to save the girl child in the country.Addressing ... Read more...

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SGPC displays rare historic treasure in Golden Temple


June 11th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, June 11 (ANI): The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) displayed rare items dating back to the fifteenth to eighteenth century inside the sanctum sanctorum of the Golden Temple to mark the ... Read more...

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Akal Takht ex-jathedar sticks to stand on scripture


April 13th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 13 (IANS) Toronto-based former Akal Takht head priest Darshan Singh Ragi, who was excommunicated by the Sikh high priests in December for questioning the authenticity of the scripture Dasam Granth, ... Read more...

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Chief Khalsa Diwan exhibits Sikh weapons


January 13th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Jan 13 (ANI): The Chief Khalsa Diwan, the oldest socio-religious organization of the Sikhs, recently hosted an exhibition on the cultural heritage of Sikhs.The major attraction of the ... Read more...

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M.F. Husain out of Himachal school syllabus


January 7th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 7 (IANS) Renowned painters Sobha Singh and Nicholas Roerich have replaced artist M.F. Husain in Himachal Pradesh text books, an official said Thursday. "We have decided to replace the chapter on ... Read more...

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Why is Radio Pakistan mute over sale of Gurudwara land in Pakistan?, ask Sikhs


January 6th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Gurdaspur, Jan.6 (ANI): The confiscation of the land belonging to Sikh Gurudwaras in Pakistan for allotment to the Defence forces to build colonies has caused concern to the Sikh minority. The step ... Read more...

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Chief Khalsa Diwan exhibits Sikh Granths and weapons for awareness


December 21st, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Dec.21 (ANI): A collection of olden handwritten miniature manuscripts, replicas of Sikh weapons, and treasured photographs of the Sikh gurus and warriors has been put on public ... 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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Guru Nanak Jayanti being celebrated today


November 2nd, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): 'Guru Nanak Jayanti', the birthday of Guru Nanak Devji, is being celebrated today with religious zeal and gaiety across the country.Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime ... Read more...

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PM greets nation ahead of Guru Nanak Jayanti


November 1st, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 1 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today greeted the nation on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti, which will be celebrated on Monday.In his message, Dr. Singh ... 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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Sikh group stakes claim to British Raj’s Ranjit Singh collection


May 26th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): A Sikh group from Slough has written to Queen Elizabeth requesting her to return property and items belonging to the family of Punjab's last king Ranjit Singh.The Telegraph ... Read more...

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Gurudwara Gurusar Sahib narrates the saga of Sikhs’ chivalry


May 1st, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar GillAbohar, May 1 (ANI): The travels of the Sikh Gurus, their miracles and achievements in battle fields are all inextricably linked with various Gurudwaras.The 17th century Gurudwara Gursar ... Read more...

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Sikhs celebrate Holla Mohalla through blood donation camps


March 10th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Anandpur Sahib, Mar 10 (ANI): The Sikh community, on Tuesday, celebrated the spring festival of ''Holla Mohalla'' in a philanthropic way by organising a massive blood donation camp at holy town ... Read more...

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Guru Sikh couple contest held for cultural promotion


March 3rd, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan Kapoor Ludhiana, March 3 (ANI): Ludhiana recently played host to a special contest that aimed at promoting cultural values and revisiting the Punjabi spirit by showcasing how one can ... Read more...

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Gurudwara Kotha Sahib promoting brotherhood among all near Amritsar


February 20th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Savinder Singh Vallah (Amritsar), Feb.20 (ANI): In Sikhism, the places visited by Sikh gurus during their lifetimes, have been developed into pilgrimage spots. One such place happens to be Village ... Read more...

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British play on Sikh religion showcased in Chandigarh


January 20th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 20 (IANS) "Guru Manyo Granth", a British play based on the history of the Sikh religion and highlighting its ideologies, was performed here to a packed house.The play produced by ... Read more...

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Pakistani Muslim paints Sikh gurus, spreads their message


November 25th, 2008 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 25 (IANS) He is Muslim, but 78-year-old Syed Aftab Ahmed Shah has come from Pakistan with an exhibition of his paintings and calligraphy aimed at spreading the spiritual teachings of ... Read more...

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Gurudwara Bangla Sahib hosts exhibition on Sikhism


November 24th, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Shiv Prakash New Delhi (ANI), Nov.24 : In an attempt to spread awareness about the rich history of Sikhs and their treasured legacy, the Gurudwara Bangla Sahib this past week ... Read more...

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Sikhs celebrates 540th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak


November 13th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Nov 13 (ANI): The 540th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the first Sikh Guru, is being celebrated across the nation today. Devotees thronged Gurudwaras to pay their obeisance Hundreds of ... Read more...

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President Patil greets nation on Guru Nanak Jayanti


November 12th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil greeted the nation on the occassion of Guru Nanak Jayanti which is being celebrated tomorrow. In a message, the President said, On the ... 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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