sikhism

Dal Khalsa releases Operation Bluestar directory


June 5th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 5 (IANS) Radical Sikh organisation Dal Khalsa Tuesday released a directory of the people who died during the Indian Army's Operation Bluestar in the Golden Temple complex in ... Read more...

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Will you give more tip to Sikh drivers, Nikki Haley asked


April 10th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) South Carolina's Indian American Governor Nikki Haley has again ruled out a vice presidential run, but what is a making more news is a "bizarre" and ... Read more...

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Tusshar’s maiden visit to Golden Temple (Movie Snippets)


March 4th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Actor Tusshar Kapoor, who has turned co-producer with "Chaar Din Ki Chandni", has paid his maiden visit to Amritsar's Golden Temple, Sikhism's holiest shrine."Just visited the ... Read more...

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Sikh group hires lobbyist to educate US media


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) A US Sikh community group has hired a lobbying firm to educate the American media about the true identity, image and message of Sikhism in the ... Read more...

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US comedian Jay Leno sued over Golden Temple joke


January 26th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) An Indian American has filed a lawsuit in California suing US comedian Jay Leno for what he calls "racist" comments on the Golden Temple in Amritsar.Leno ... Read more...

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India, US Sikh group object to Golden Temple comments


January 25th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) As India officially took up the issue of popular TV show host Jay Leno's objectionable depiction of the Golden Temple in Amritsar, a US based Sikh ... Read more...

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Obama greets Sikhs, says all can draw inspiration from Guru Nanak


November 11th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) Greeting Sikhs on the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, President Barack Obama has said "all of us can draw inspiration from his message of equality, ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate Sikh heritage site


October 22nd, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the landmark Khalsa Heritage Complex (KHC), touted as a landmark monument of Sikhism, at Anandpur Sahib town in Punjab ... 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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‘Develop tourism by public private partnerships’


April 26th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) State governments should develop tourism infrastructure through the public private partnership (PPP) mode to attract more investment to the sector, union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant ... Read more...

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UK kids as young as 4 to be taught atheism


March 30th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 30 (ANI): Four-year-old school pupils in UK will be taught atheism in a bid to make them "citizens of the world".Education bosses in Blackburn with Darwen, Lancashire, have radically restructured ... Read more...

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Include converts in Scheduled Castes list: Karunanidhi


February 25th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) Even as Tamil Nadu gets ready for ensuing assembly elections, Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi has again urged the centre to include in the Scheduled Castes list those ... Read more...

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I may contribute to Akshay’s film again: Pakistani rapper Bohemia


December 27th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Dec 27 (IANS) US-based Pakistani rapper Bohemia, who collaborated with Akshay Kumar in "Chandni Chowk To China" for the snazzy version of the title track, is expecting to ... Read more...

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Sikhism’s spiritual high seat: Journeying through Anandpur Sahib (With Image)


December 26th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) If Mecca is Islam's high seat of spirituality, then the picturesque town of Anandpur Sahib in Punjab is the religious heartbeat of the Sikh faith. ... Read more...

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Amritsar looks at trade revival - with Pakistani help


December 20th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Amritsar, Dec 20 (IANS) Amritsar, Sikhism's holy city which was an important business centre in northern India at one time, is looking to revive trade with help from an unexpected ... Read more...

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Hit by delays, Sikh heritage project gets another deadline


December 6th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Dec 6 (IANS) It promises to be a landmark monument of Sikhism. But six years have passed since work on the Khalsa Heritage Complex (KHC) started at Anandpur Sahib ... Read more...

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Punjab celebrates Gurpurab


November 21st, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar/Chandigarh, Nov 21 (IANS) The Golden Temple complex in Amritsar shimmered in zillions of lights Sunday put up to decorate the holiest of Sikh shrines to mark 'Gurpurab', the birth anniversary of ... 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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Obama lauds Sikh Americans’ many contributions


November 20th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has lauded the "many contributions that Sikh Americans have made" in a message of "best wishes" to Sikhs on the birth ... Read more...

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Both Nikki Haley and Bobby Jindal’s parents came from Punjab


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 3 (IANS) Parents of both Nikki Randhawa Haley, who Tuesday won the governor's election in South Carolina, and Bobby Jindal, the other Indian American governor of Lousiana, ... Read more...

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Obama schedule for India isn’t ‘finalised’


October 21st, 2010 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Amid reports that President Barack Obama has dropped plans to visit the Golden temple in Amritsar to avoid wearing a headscarf that could make him ... Read more...

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Obama’s upcoming visit to Golden Temple will boost Sikhs image: Diaspora


September 16th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Sep. 15 (ANI): Hailing the scheduled visit of United States President Barack Obama to the holy Golden Temple in Amritsar city of Punjab, the Sikh Diaspora has ... 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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Four Brits held in UK over Indian Sikh’s murder


July 14th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Police in the West Midland area of Britain have arrested four men for their role in the murder of a controversial and high profile Sikh politician in ... Read more...

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World Turban Day to honour Sikh identity


April 13th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Apr 13(ANI): Thousands of Sikh men will take to the streets of the country today on the occasion of the World Turban Day to highlight the significance of the most ... Read more...

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Amended Sikh calendar released in Amritsar


March 14th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 14 (IANS) After a controversy over the last few years regarding dates of important religious events in the 'Nanakshahi', the Sikh religious calendar, its amended version was Sunday released by ... Read more...

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1.7 million throng Hindu shrine in Malaysia


February 1st, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 1 (IANS) Over 1.7 million Hindu devotees Monday thronged Lord Subramaniam's temple at the Batu Caves near the national capital to celebrate the annual Thaipusam festival. Crowds of devotees and ... Read more...

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India pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi


January 30th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/ Ahmedabad, Jan 30 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Saturday paid floral tributes at Rajghat, Mahatma Gandhi's memorial on his 62nd death anniversary.Vice President ... Read more...

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Nation pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on Martyrs’ Day


January 30th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India paid tribute to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, on his 62nd death anniversary observed as Martyrs' Day with floral tributes, devotional songs and an ... Read more...

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MCCBCHST urges Malaysians not to speculate on religious identity of culprits


January 28th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan. 28 (ANI): A non-profit interfaith organization has urged Malaysians not to speculate on the religious identity of the culprits behind the recent desecration of the mosques.The Malaysian Consultative Council ... Read more...

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Sale of Amritsar kirpans on the rise


January 13th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Jan 13(ANI): The sale of kirpans (a ceremonial dagger or sword sported by devout Sikhs) has increased in Amritsar, as devotees and tourists have been acquiring it as ... Read more...

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Profiles of recipients of the 2010 Pravasi Bharatiya Samman award


January 9th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday conferred the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman award to 14 distinguished members of the Indian diaspora for their achievements in life and contribution ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM calls for calm after protests over ‘Allah’ ruling


January 4th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 4 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has appealed to fellow Muslims to remain calm as 13 non-governmental organisations protested against the use of the word "Allah" in a ... Read more...

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Guard against religious majorityism, stresses Chidambaram


December 10th, 2009 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Two legal luminaries locked horns in the Rajya Sabha Thursday, with Home Minister P. Chidambaram cautioning against dividing the country's polity on religious lines and Leader ... Read more...

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