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Statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh vandalised in Pakistan

Statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh vandalised in Pakistan

A statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, who ruled over Punjab for close to 40 years in the early 19th century, was vandalised by two men in this Pakistani city on Saturday.The nine-feet statue, made of cold bronze, was unveiled at the Lahore Fort in June on the 180th death anniversary of Maharaja. Singh, the first

Historic paintings of Sikhs by western artists

Historic paintings of Sikhs

A portrait of battle-hardened Maharaja Ranjit Singh and an iconic painting of the Golden Temple are among the countless paintings of the Sikhs done by Western artists in the colonial period, and a select collection of them were on view here from Saturday.”Sikhs: An Occidental Romance” will present 80 museum archival replicas of paintings by

“In Baldev Sarkanama novel nothing wrong about Maharaja Ranjit Singh”: Artarjit

“In Baldev Sarkanama novel nothing wrong about Maharaja Ranjit Singh”: Artarjit

Bathinda: ‘Suraj de akha’ is a novel written by Punjabi writer Baldev Sarkanama. Various questions are arising on this novel. The author is also accused of writing against the Maharaja Ranjit Singh in this novel. After which the author and his supporters are being threatened to be killed by people, there has been a case

At Bathinda college that houses new PTU, 76 students for 639 engg seats

This 28-year-old college in Punjab is where a new version of the state technical university took roots three years ago, but this year only 76 students have taken admission in the BTech course here against 639 available seats in various streams of engineering.This is the state of Giani Zail Singh Campus College of Engineering and

History of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Ji

Ranjit Singh was born on Nov. 13, 1780 at Gujranwala. He was named Ranjit Singh by his father Mahan Singh.Ranjit singh had his first taste of battle, when he was hardly ten years old. It was Sahib Singh bhangi (they were called bhangis as they use to drink ‘Bhang’ all the time) of Gujarat (a

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Sikh delegation denied permission to visit Pakistan

Amidst ongoing bilateral tensions between India and Pakistan, The central government has declined permission to a Sikh delegation to visit Pakistan on the occasion of death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) sources said. According to SGPC Secretary, Harcharan Sisngh, the Centre has declined permission due to security reasons. The Centre

PTU to conduct centralized online counselling for AICTE Courses

PTU to conduct centralized online counselling for AICTE Courses. The IK Gujral Punjab Technical University (PTU) would be the authority competent to conduct centralized online counselling for three of state universities. These counselling seat matrixes would be applicable to courses running in the colleges affiliated to participating universities, main campuses of these varsities and constituent