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Pakistan wants to settle all issues with India: Gilani


November 16th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 16 (IANS) Pakistan wants a "negotiated settlement of all issues with neighbour India", Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said."We believe in friendly relations with all the ... Read more...

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Khalistanis want Indo-Canadian leader assassinated


April 24th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, April 24 (IANS) Using Facebook, Sikh extremists have called for the assassination of top Indo-Canadian leader and former health minister Ujjal Dosanjh for his opposition to Khalistani radicals. Postings have appeared ... Read more...

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Punjab shutdown peaceful, evokes mixed response (Roundup)


December 7th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 7 (IANS) The Punjab shutdown call given by radical Sikh organisations to protest against Saturday's violence in Ludhiana passed off peacefully and evoked a mixed response in the state ... Read more...

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Radio Pakistan keen on wooing Sikhs


November 25th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
Abohar, Nov.25 (ANI): The Punjabi Durbar programme of Radio Pakistan continues to harp on the state of Sikhs in India. In the latest programme it has chosen the non-resident Indians to ... Read more...

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‘Father didn’t kill Indira Gandhi to make Sikhs happy’ (25 years after Indira Gandhi’s assassination)


October 31st, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Oct 31 (IANS) Twenty-five years after Beant Singh emptied his revolver into then prime minister Indira Gandhi, the assassin's son says his father didn't do it to appease anyone ... Read more...

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Five-day annual fair dedicated to Baba Sheikh Farid held in Faridkot


October 6th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Suresh GroverFaridkot (Punjab), Oct 6(ANI): A five-day-long annual fair promoting communal harmony and dedicated to Baba Sheikh Farid, a 12th century Sufi saint, was recently organized in Punjab's Faridkot city.The recitation ... Read more...

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Five-day annual fair dedicated to Baba Sheikh Farid concludes


September 24th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
Faridkot (Punjab), Sep 24(ANI): A five-day-long annual fair marking communal harmony and dedicated to Baba Sheikh Farid, a Sufi saint, concluded in Punjab's Faridkot district on Wednesday.Visitors had a gala time ... Read more...

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SGPC won’t tolerate separate body in Haryana: Makkar


August 10th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini-parliament of Sikhs, Monday announced it would not tolerate any attempt by Haryana to set up a separate organisation to administer ... Read more...

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An endearing look at Sikhs everywhere (IANS Book Review)


July 9th, 2009 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh Book: "Sikhs Unlimited"; Author: Khushwant Singh; Price: Rs.495; Publisher: RupaDid Chandigarh lose out to Bangalore as the e-capital of India due to then prime minister P.V. Narasimha Rao's insistence that ... Read more...

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Sikh leaders perform Akhand Path on Blue Star anniversary


June 6th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, June 6 (ANI): Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president Avtar Singh Makkar and some Sikh leaders gathered at the Akal Takht on Saturday to perform the ... Read more...

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DamDami Taksal chief wants PM to take initiative to resolve Sikhs’ issues


June 4th, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinChowk Mehta (Amritsar), June 4 (ANI): DamDami Taksal, the radical Sikh organisation, has demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take initiative to resolve all concerned issues of Sikhs' ... 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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PM to attend Granth Sahib tercentenary celebrations


October 30th, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Nanded (Maharashtra), Oct 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will attend the main function of Guru-ta-Gaddi tercentenary celebrations here today. Union Minister for Cultural Affairs Ambika Soni, Maharashtra Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Baba Farid fair celebrated in Faridkot


October 6th, 2008 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar GillFaridkot, Oct 6 (ANI): Baba Farid, a 12th century Sufi saint, is described by many as the first major Punjabi poet. He is known to have once performed penance ... Read more...

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Faridkot celebrates Baba Farid fair


October 6th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar GillFaridkot, Oct 5 (ANI): Baba Farid, a 12th century sufi saint, is described by many as the first major Punjabi poet. He is known to have once performed penance ... Read more...

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Sikhs-sponsored shutdown disrupts rail, road traffic in Punjab


July 23rd, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, July 23 (ANI): Normal life was hit across Punjab on Wednesday, as activists of several Sikh organizations stopped trains and buses in response to a shutdown call given by Harnam ... Read more...

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Sikh organisations shutdown in Punjab, Haryana against Dera Baba sect


July 23rd, 2008 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Chandigarh , July 23 (ANI): Sikh organisations are today observing a shutdown in Punjab and Haryana, seeking an immediate arrest of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmit Ram Rahim Singh whose body ... Read more...

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1,000 Sikhs leave for Pakistan to mark the 402nd death anniversary of Guru Arjun Dev


June 8th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, June 8, (ANI): Nearly one thousand Sikh pilgrims left for Pakistan today to mark the 402nd martyrdom anniversary of fifth guru of Sikhs, Guru Arjun Dev, at ... Read more...

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Switzerland Govt. may soon deport Sikh Hijackers to India


February 22nd, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by admin
BY Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar Feb 22 (ANI): The Sikh hijackers of the Indian Airliners in 1981 and 1984 , who have taken refuge in Switzerland, may soon be deported to India. The Switzerland ... Read more...

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