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Sikhs around the world celebrate Sikh Environment Day


March 15th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) As many as 1007 Sikh institutions and gurdwaras around the world celebrated March 14, the day nature and animal lover Guru Har Rai became the seventh ... Read more...

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Badal conferred highest Sikh title, radicals cry foul


December 5th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Dec 5 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was Monday bestowed the "Panth Rattan Fakhr-e-Qaum (Jewel of the religion, pride of the community)" title by the Sikh clergy ... Read more...

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First multimedia Sikh museum opens in Canada


October 11th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Mississauga, Oct 11 (IANS) Canada became the first country after India to open a unique Multimedia Sikh Museum in the Indian-dominated city of Mississauga on the outskirts of Toronto Sunday.The ... Read more...

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India celebrates gold wins at rock show


October 7th, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Deafening shouts for India and a loud cheer for the almighty - that is how Indian athletes celebrated the country's 11 gold medals so far at the ... Read more...

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Sikhs celebrate ‘Hola Mohalla’


March 2nd, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir), Mar 2 (ANI): The Sikh community here celebrated the spring festival of 'Hola Mohalla' with devotion and took out a procession to mark the occasion.The procession led by ... Read more...

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Poll in mind, British minister in bhangra mode


February 16th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Zirakpur (Punjab), Feb 16 (IANS) There was song, food and dance - and a British minister enthusiastically shaking a leg to bhangra pop and greeting visitors with "Sat Sri Akal" at this ... Read more...

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White House celebrates Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary


November 16th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) After Diwali, the Obama White House for the first time celebrated Gurparab, Guru Nanak's birth anniversary, with about 125 Sikh men in colourful turbans and women in ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM makes rotis on Baisakhi


April 15th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 15 (IANS) The Malaysian prime minister making rotis! That was exactly what Najib Tun Razak did when he visited a gurudwara here to greet the Sikh community on Baisakhi. ... Read more...

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Cherie Blair inaugurates school in Punjab village


November 18th, 2008 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhilwan (Punjab), Nov 18 (IANS) Cherie Blair, wife of former British prime minister Tony Blair, Tuesday inaugurated the renovated building of a government school in Dhilwan village of Punjab's Kapurthala district.Accompanied by ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh says divisive powers trying to halt country’’s progress


October 30th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nanded (Maharashtra) Oct 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said that national unity and integrity is under threat from "divisive" forces and terrorism, which needed to be combated collectively. ... 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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Badal criticises Raj Thackeray for anti-north Indian tirade


October 21st, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Oct.21 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today criticized Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray for indulging in extremism through his party''s anti-north Indian tirade. ... Read more...

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Sikhs mark Bandi Chor Diwas on Diwali festival


October 20th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Oct. 20 (ANI): While Hindus around the world celebrate their biggest festival of lights Diwali with full enthusiasm, Sikhs celebrate the day as `Bandi Chor Diwas'' or, ... Read more...

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‘Rest in peace’, friends wish Ishmeet on birthday


September 1st, 2008 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) “Happy Birthday to you! Many girlfriends to you…” - one of the many wishes that the winner of "Voice of India" Ishmeet Singh would have got from ... Read more...

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‘Voice of India’ Ishmeet Singh’s only playback song released


August 21st, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 21 (IANS) Fans of Ishmeet Singh, the 19-year-old singing contest winner who died July 29 in the Maldives, will now be able to hear his only attempt at playback singing ... Read more...

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Gurbachan Singh formerly appointed acting Jathedar of Akal Takht


August 7th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Aug.7 (ANI): Heads of various Sikh organizations on Thursday witnessed the annointment and coronation of Giani Gurbachan Singh as the acting Jathedar of the Akal Takht, the ... Read more...

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Farewell Ishmeet, voice of India, say tens of thousands (Third Lead)


July 31st, 2008 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana/Male, July 31 (IANS) Singing sensation Ishmeet Singh's body was consigned to the flames here Thursday as tens of thousands of mourners braved a stampede-like situation to bid farewell to the "Voice ... Read more...

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Hola Mohalla celebration at Amritsars Golden Temple


March 23rd, 2008 - 10:42 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar March 23, (ANI): Tens of thousands of Sikh devotees converged at the Golden Temple here on Saturday to participate in the Hola Mohalla celebrations. It is held ... Read more...

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Story of a Hindu party worker for the Pakistan Muslim League


February 24th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by admin
(Feature) By Devirupa Mitra Rawalpindi, Feb 24 (IANS) The elections are over, the results are out, and sitting in his wall-papered drawing room in Rawalpindi, 52-year-old Saroop Chand is juggling with two incessantly ringing ... Read more...

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