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Thousands converge at shrine for Hola Mohalla


March 8th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 8 (IANS) Tens of thousands of people from across Punjab and other parts of India converged at the Sikh holy shrine of Takht Keshgarh Sahib at Anandpur Sahib ... Read more...

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Punjab gets country’s tallest religious tower


November 30th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) Standing taller than Delhi's Qutub Minar, the Fateh Burj (Victory Tower) at Chappar Chiri village in Punjab's Mohali district became the tallest religious tower in ... Read more...

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Australian Sikhs celebrate Baisakhi in Sydney


April 17th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinSydney, Apr.17 (ANI): Members of the Sikh community celebrated the festival of Baisakhi here on Sunday with gaiety and fervor.The festival marks the beginning of the Sikh New Year ... Read more...

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Sikh ‘Fateh March’ enters Punjab


May 12th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 12 (IANS) Hundreds of people gathered at the Shambhu barrier on the Punjab-Haryana border as the 'Fateh (victory) March', to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the victory of Sikh ... Read more...

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Bollywood stars celebrate upcoming Baisakhi in Mumbai


April 11th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 11 (ANI): Bollywood actors Raveena Tandon, Mahima Chaudhary, Mukesh Rishi and Jitendra came together at an event organised by the Punjabi Cultural and Heritage Board here ahead of the annual ... Read more...

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Sikh festival Holla Mohalla starts at Anandpur Sahib


February 27th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Anandpur Sahib (Punjab), Feb 27 (IANS) The three-day Sikh festival Holla Mohalla started here at the Keshgarh Sahib Gurdwara Saturday amid huge fanfare and enthusiasm. Thousands of devotees, including many NRIs and Sikhs ... Read more...

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The legend of Gurdwara Thehri Sahib


February 15th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Sharwan ChaudharyThehri (Punjab), Feb 15(ANI): Gurdwara Thehri Sahib on the Malout-Bhatinda road is a place blessed by the visit of the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh while on his ... 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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Outrage over Golden Temple replica in Punjab


June 15th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Sangrur (Punjab), June 15 (IANS) The Sikh leadership in Punjab is furious over attempts by a sect to replicate the design and structure of their holiest shrine - the Golden ... Read more...

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25,000 people may donate blood during Hola Mohalla celebrations


February 27th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Feb.27 (ANI): To set a unique example by a community, various Sikh originations are going to hold worlds largest blood donation camp on the occasion of ... Read more...

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Sikhs to hold mega-blood donation camp in Punjab


February 16th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 16 (IANS) The Sikh holy town of Anandpur Sahib in Punjab will witness one of the biggest blood donation camps in the world March 10 during the Hola Mohalla celebrations ... Read more...

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Hazi Rattan Dargah and Gurudwara, a symbol of communal harmony in Bathinda Fort


December 27th, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar Gill Bathinda, Dec.27 (ANI): Punjab is also known as the land of Sufi saints and Gurus who always spread the message of communal harmony. A visit to the mausoleum ... 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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Minority panel to study condition of illiterate Sikh gypsies


September 2nd, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) At a time when billions of rupees are being spent to provide elementary education to children, there is a group of people where the rate of ... 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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SGPC demands arrest of Dera Sacha Sauda chief


July 18th, 2008 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar July 18 (ANI): Condemning the killing of a Sikh in a clash between followers of the Dera Sacha Sauda Sect and a group of Sikhs in Haryanas ... Read more...

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SGPC urges Manmohan Singh to intervene into Gobind Singh’s relics’ auction in UK


March 29th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar March 29, (ANI): Reiterating its demand to scrap the 'black list' of Sikhs living aboard, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) has appealed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Indian Railways to have 53 new trains


February 26th, 2008 - 8:10 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) There will be 53 new trains coming fiscal starting April, Railway Minister Lalu Prasad said while presenting the Railway Budget 2008-09 in the Lok Sabha Tuesday, adding ... Read more...

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Sikh scholars seek Persian experts help for better understanding of Guru Granth


January 5th, 2008 - 7:27 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh Chandigarh, Jan 5 (ANI): Sikhs visiting Gurdwaras to pay obeisance to the Guru Granth Sahib may not be aware that the sacred book has several Persian words and verses. For ... Read more...

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Decision on Dera chief’s bail plea today


November 14th, 2007 - 2:48 am ICT by admin
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Hearing in Dera chief’s case today


November 14th, 2007 - 2:37 am ICT by admin
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Court to hear Dera chief case today


November 14th, 2007 - 2:33 am ICT by admin
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Court to hear Dera chief case today


November 14th, 2007 - 2:14 am ICT by admin
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