Pres Kovind, PM Modi extend greetings to nation on Eid-ul-Fitr


Pres Kovind, PM Modi extend greetings to nation on Eid-ul-Fitr. President of India Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Taking to his Twitter handle, President Kovind wished for joy and mutual goodwill among the people of the nation. “Id Mubarak and good wishes

India to celebrate Eid ul-Fitr on June 16

India to celebrate Eid ul-Fitr on June 16. The festival of Eid ul-Fitr will be celebrated across the country on June 16, Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Ahmed Bukhari said on Thursday. Bukhari said that the festival will be celebrated on Saturday as there was no sight of moon anywhere across the country today.Eid ul-Fitr, an important religious holiday celebrated by

Extremist attacks force minority Sikhs to flee Peshawar

Extremist attacks force minority Sikhs to flee Peshawar.The minority Sikh community in Peshawar, Pakistan, is moving to other parts of the country following repeated attacks by Islamic fundamentalists. More than sixty percent of Peshawar’s 30,000 Sikhs have left for other parts of Pakistan or migrated to India after being forced to live under a constant

Salman, Anil, Katrina, Iulia attend Baba Siddique's Iftar bash Salman, Anil, Katrina, Iulia attend Baba Siddique’s Iftar bash

Salman, Anil, Katrina, Iulia attend Baba Siddique’s Iftar bash. Baba Siddique’s iftar party always hits the headlines each year and this year is no different. The event at Taj Land Ends in Mumbai was attended by a host of biggies from Bollywood as well as leading politicos including Mumbai Congress president Sanjay Nirupam and Indian

Shiromani Akali Dal-led delegation meets PM Modi

Shiromani Akali Dal-led delegation meets PM Modi. A delegation led by Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal and Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to thank him after the government rolled back the decision to impose Goods and Services Tax (GST) on ‘langar’.While expressing gratitude at the Government’s

Law and order Shillong NCM
Law and order situation satisfactory in Shillong: NCM

National Commission for Minorities (NCM) member, Manjit Singh Rai, who had arrived in Shillong to review the prevailing situation, said that the situation of law and order in the area is satisfactory.He said, “My suggestion is people should stay together, there is no chance of relocation right now. I am satisfied with the law and

Operation Blue Star Anniversary: Security tightened in Amritsar
Operation Blue Star Anniversary: Security tightened in Amritsar

Amritsar – Security agencies were put on alert in and around this Sikh holy city from Monday in view of the 34th anniversary of Operation Blue Star carried out by the Army on the Golden Temple complex in June 1984. Punjab police, para-military forces and intelligence personnel were stationed at different locations across Amritsar, particularly in

Sikh Canada Assault Khalistan Sant Bhindranwale
“Khalistan will definitely be made”: Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Sikh Community organises National Gathering in Canada Parliament about 1984

  The Sikh Community held a National Gathering at Parliament Hill Ottawa in Canada to remember the Victims of 1984 Army Assault of the Golden temple and Sacrilege of Sri Guru Granth Sahib in 2015. “We stand on the free land of Canada, pledge that we will never forget 1984, nor we will let our generations

Guru Nanak Dev's birth anniversary: CM seeks assistance from Centre
Guru Nanak Dev’s birth anniversary: CM seeks assistance from Centre

CHANDIGARH: To commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has sought an assistance of Rs 2,145.31 crore from the Centre for undertaking various infrastructural projects in towns and cities associated with the first Sikh Guru. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the chief minister, who is

SAD asks Congress to drop GST on langar in all religious institutions
SAD asks Congress to drop GST on langar in all religious institutions

Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday asked the Congress government to waive off state GST on langar in all religious and charitable institutions on the pattern of the Central government instead of practicing deceit by not even fulfilling the solemn commitment made in the Vidhan Sabha to waive off GST on langar

Sukhbir, Harsimrat thank PM, Amit Shah for GST waiver on langar
Sukhbir, Harsimrat thank PM, Amit Shah for GST waiver on langar

Chandigarh – The SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal and Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday thanked the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP president Amit Shah and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for the decision to grant exemption on GST on purchases for langar in gurdwaras and other religious shrines in the country. The decision will

Captain warns Damdami Taksal over threats to Dhadrianwala
Captain warns Damdami Taksal over threats to Dhadrianwala

Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday issued a stern warning to the Damdami Taksal, a Sikh seminary, over their alleged threats to Sikh preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale and cautioned them against any attempt to take law into their own hands. The CM also ordered the police to enhance the security of the Sikh

Muslims and Christians prefer to take loan, but SC decreased
Muslims and Christians prefer to take loan, but SC decreased

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Muslims and Christians prefer to take loan among the minority community across the State. If compare to last year, the growth of advances to Christians is to 73.72 per cent and Muslim is 49.96 per cent till March 2018. Data provided the banks that State Bank of India is on the top to

Sikh community objects to being called ‘Gaubhakt’

Sikh community objects to being called ‘Gaubhakt’ . Even as the controversy over alleged distortion of history of the Sikhs and their Gurus in state education board textbooks is yet to be resolved, booklets printed by a Nagpur-based publisher have caused a row by projecting the Sikh Gurus as ‘gaubakhts’ and ‘Hindus’. Sikh organizations like

Idols of Valmiki and Ravi Dass to be stalled along with other idols in temples
Idols of Valmiki and Ravi Dass to be stalled along with other idols in temples

Idols of Valmiki and Ravi Dass to be stalled along with Gods and Goddesses in temples. Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): All set to establish Maharishi Balmiki and Guru Ravi Das ji idols along with the idols of other gods and goddesses in Hindu temples. The task will be started from ‘Kali Mata temple in Patiala in June

Chief Khalsa Diwan cancels its World Sikh Conference in Canada

Chief Khalsa Diwan cancels its World Sikh Conference in Canada.  Fearing backlash over the controversy involving its former president Charanjit Singh Chadha, the Chief Khalsa Diwan (CKD) has cancelled World Sikh Educational Conference which was scheduled to be held in Canada in November 2018. The event is now likely to be held at Sri Anandpur

Thousands participate in annual ‘Sikh Day Parade' in United States
Thousands participate in annual ‘Sikh Day Parade’ in United States

New York – Thousands of Sikhs in the US have participated in the annual Sikh Day Parade’ in the heart of Manhattan here, spreading awareness about the faith amid incidents of hate crimes against the minority community. Men, women and children, dressed in their traditional finery, turned out in large numbers for the 31st Sikh Day

Matrimonial issues on the top in Astrology camp
Matrimonial issues on the top in Astrology camp

Chandigarh(DP Correspondent): Matrimonial cases in the society are on the top than other issue. A free astrology camp, organised here in Chandigarh, has revealed the fact that people prefer to go to Astrologists before taking any final decision. While business problem, job and career, education and health problem are the other social issue respectively. Organiser

Multiple-tier security arrangement for Amarnath pilgrimage 2018
Multiple-tier security arrangement for Amarnath pilgrimage 2018

NEW DELHI: A multiple-tier security arrangement comprising the Army, paramilitary forces and the Jammu and Kashmir Police will be put in place for the Amarnath pilgrimage starting June 28, officials said on Thursday. A high-level meeting, chaired by Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, talked about the various aspects of the security set-up during the nearly 40-day

24-year-old 'Missing’ Indian Sikh sent back to India
24-year-old ‘Missing’ Indian Sikh sent back to India

24-year-old ‘Missing’ Indian Sikh sent back to India. A 24-year-old Indian Sikh, who had gone missing in Pakistan during Baisakhi festival celebrations, was found from his Facebook friend’s home in Punjab province’s Sheikhupura city. Amarjit Singh, a resident of Amritsar, had arrived in Pakistan along with other 1,700 Sikh pilgrims to celebrate Baisakhi festival on