Punjab govt offers to hold Guru Nanak’s 550th anniversary under Akal Takht aegis
Punjab govt offers to hold Guru Nanak's 550th anniversary under Akal Takht aegis

The Punjab government on Tuesday offered to hold 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev at Sultanpur Lodhi under the aegis of the Akal Takht to break the logjam over the issue with the the SGPC.Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday spoke to the Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh on phone while his

Not in politics to get clicked or blow my own trumpet: Sunny Deol Not in politics to get clicked or blow my own trumpet: Sunny Deol

Actor and BJP MP Sunny Deol says he doesn’t pay attention to people’s reaction about his fledgling political career because he believes in quietly doing his work.Deol, who was elected as MP from Gurdaspur after defeating Congress’ Sunil Jakhar by 82,459 votes in the Lok Sabha polls this year, has come under scrutiny for his

Why did Guru Gobind Singh ji choose Hawk…..?

Guru Gobind Singh became the tenth Guru of the Sikhs, son of Mata Gujri ji, and Guru Teg Bahadur Ji. Guru ji in 1699 AD on the occasion of Baisakhi, created the Khalsa Panth at Anandpur Sahib. There is a question which is raised by a lot of people that Why did Guru Gobind Singh

Gurinder Singh Khalsa, who won a turban battle in America,won the award

In the US, the award for a turban warring film written by Gurinder Singh Khalsa, and a short film made by Punjabi Sikh Gurinder Singh, who fought the turban battle in the US, got the honor. It is worth mentioning that the story of this movie is based on the incident when in May 2007

Punjab CM lambasts Canada for support to Khalistan

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday lambasted Canada for its “overt and covert” support to the Khalistan movement, warning that its failure to check anti-India activities being carried out from its soil would be detrimental to its own security. Citing findings of the John Major Commission into the 1985 Kanishka bombing as a clear

Maharashtra Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr

Millions of Muslims celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr – signalling the end of the 30-day fasting period in the holy Ramadan month – with joy and religious fervor in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra on Wednesday.The celebrations started at the crack of dawn with thousands of faithful, clad in their festive finery, congregated at the 600-plus mosques

Eid shopping fever grips Kashmiri’s ahead of festival

Eid shopping reached a feverish pitch in Srinagar city and other towns of the Kashmir Valley on Monday as shoppers thronged markets, literally choking most of the traffic arteries in the old city.In a land plagued by violence for over 30 years, Eid is one festival during which Kashmiri’s tend to forget the pain and

Declare 550th Parkash Purab as National Tolerance Day: Punjab CM

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare the 550th Parkash Purab of Guru Nanak Dev as National Tolerance Day, an official said on Monday. Singh wrote a letter Modi seeking that the auspicious day be declared National Tolerance Day for the re-dedication of people to Guru Nanak Dev’s message

Sikh memorial among projects to come up in Punjab

To set up more sikh memorial’s in punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday announced development projects of Rs 11.10 crore for Bet area of Machhiwara, besides a memorial of Guru Gobind Singh’s disciplines — Nabi Khan and Ghani Khan.He recalled that Nabi Khan and Ghani Khan had risked their lives to host the Dasmesh

No Iftar parties in UP this season, election results to blame

As the holy month of Ramzan draws to an end, so does a tradition that began almost 44 years ago. This is for the time in four decades that no political party has hosted the traditional Iftar party in Uttar Pradesh. It is only Governor Ram Naik who is said to be hosting the Iftar

India, Pak push to expedite Kartarpur corridor

India and Pakistan held a technical meeting to discuss modalities for the corridor, linking this historic border town with Kartarpur Sahib, the last resting place of Guru Nanak Dev ji, founder of the Sikh faith, whose 550th birth anniversary will be celebrated worldwide in November.The technical experts, including surveyors from both sides, participated in the

Sikh pilgrims on 10-day visit to Pakistan
Sikh pilgrims on 10-day visit to Pakistan

Sikh pilgrims: A batch of 839 devotees left for Pakistan on friday to visit various Sikh shrines there on the occasion Baisakhi. the group, under the agies of the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committe (SGPC), includes both men and women. The visit comes amidst rising tensions between the two countries in the past nearly two months.

Berlin spreads Guru Nanak's message by planting saplings
Berlin spreads Guru Nanak’s message by planting saplings

Berlin spreads Guru Nanak’s message: As the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, is being celebrated throughout the world this year, his message of love, peace, equality and brotherhood is being brought to the wider world — both by the Sikhs and by Indian missions abroad. As a rare event

Manjinder Singh Sirsa elected as President of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee

DP Correspondent New Delhi: Manjinder Singh Sirsa has been elected as the President of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee on Friday. Harmeet Singh Kalka has been elected as the General Secretary. The other elected office bearers were Vice President- Kulwant Singh Bath, Senior Vice President- Ranjit Kaur, Joint Secretary- Harwinder Singh. Elections of the Delhi

Meeting Underway To Finalize Kartarpur Corridor Agreement

Kartarpur Corridor Agreement:Exactly a month after the Pulwama terror attack killed 40 CRPF troopers, Indian and Pakistani officials met for the first time at Attari border near Amritsar on Thursday to finalise modalities of the corridor to the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara.”Commitment to fulfill a dream!” is how Ministry of External Affairs spokesman Raveesh Kumar referred

PM Modi visits Varanasi
PM visits Varanasi

PM Modi visits Varanasi: NEW DELHI: PM ends his speech with “Har Har Mahadev”. He also thanked locals and CM Yogi Adityanath for making the corridor a reality. PM Narendra Modi laided a foundation stone of the Kashi Vishwanath corridor in Varanasi. He will also inspect the project site. PM said this Mahashivratri celebrations were

Hemkunt Sahib portals to open on May 25
Hemkunt Sahib portals to open on May 25

Portals of Hemkunt Sahib: CHANDIGARH: There is a huge demand from Sikhs to travel to Hemkund Sahib. Sikh sangat will begin yatra for the Darshan of Hemkund Sahib on 25th of May, Senior Manager “Sewa Singh” told to reporters. At the same time, Portals of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Jamanotir Dham will also be opened

DSGMC elections on March 9

Delhi: Election Commission has given the green signal to DSGMC election 2019. Along with the preparations and selection, a letter has been sent to the committee by the Delhi Gurdwara Election Commission. On March 9, the committee will get 5 office-bearers, including 10 new executive members. Their tenure will be 2 years. After the general

SGPC asks farmers not to burn crop residue
Giani Iqbal Singh resigned, committee constituted

Patna: Takht Sri Patna Sahib Jathedar Giani Iqbal Singh has resigned and sent his resignation to SGPC. He is serving Gurudwara and SGPC since last 35 years. After getting complaints about his behaviour and maritial status from sikh organisation, he resigned and now 7 members committee is constituted by SGPC to inquire allegations against Giani

Punjab Governor’s greetings on Shivratri

Punjab Governor greetings: Punjab Governor and Administrator of Chandigarh V.P. Singh Badnore on Sunday wished the people on the occasion of Maha Shivratri and appealed to them to celebrate it in a spirit of harmony. In a message, the Governor said Maha Shivratri “reminds us of our pursuit of truth and understanding and symbolises salvation,