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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

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

Indumeet starts Drug De-addiction campaign in Kashmir

Indumeet starts Drug De-addiction campaign in Kashmir

Srinagar In an effort to eradicate the use of drugs among the youth of Kashmir , Kashmiri Sikh Community leader Indumeet Singh started  a campaign under which the youth will be taught the side effects of drugs on health. The campaign  started   from the Imamiya Public School Meer Behri Dal, where a day long seminar

Punjab on the edge: Burning of holy Guru Granth sahib

Punjab on the edge: Burning of holy Guru Granth sahib

Sushil Goyal Sangrur An incident of sacrilege was reported from Sangrur district where a ‘bir’ of the holy Guru Granth Sahib was found burnt at a local gurdwara. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh asked the state’s Director General of Police to immediately identify and arrest the culprits behind the incident that allegedly took place on

Industrialist appeals the Azerbaijan temple Management to maintain 18th Century Gurbani Scripts in Baku

Industrialist appeals the Azerbaijan temple Management to maintain 18th Century Gurbani Scripts in Baku

DP Correspondent Ludhiana Ludhiana based Industrialist, JP Singh who is on a work visit to Azerbaijan visited Atashgah Temple in the capital city Baku of Azerbaijan and found Gurbani written on the walls of the temple. Getting in touch with the authorities and local people , he found out  through various stories that the temple

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.

UK has no plans to ban pro-Khalistan demonstration in London

UK has no plans to ban pro-Khalistan demonstration in London

London – The UK government has no plans to ban a demonstration planned by a pro-Khalistan group here as long as it is “within the law” and remains non-violent, a senior government official said today. The statement came after the Indian authorities had issued a demarche to the British government to take steps against a

25 Sikh families from Afghanistan seek Indian citizenship

25 Sikh families from Afghanistan seek Indian citizenship

AFGHANISTAN/PUNJAB: As many as 25 Sikh families from Afghanistan have urged the Congress-led Punjab government to provide them Indian citizenship and give houses to stay as they are unable to fulfill their daily requirements. Currently residing in Ludhiana, these families apparently came back to India from Kabul in Afghanistan a few years ago after they

Majithia, Sirsa take up issue of forceful conversion of Sikh girl with J&K DGP

Majithia, Sirsa take up issue of forceful conversion of Sikh girl with J&K DGP

Chandigarh – Former Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia and the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) General Secretary Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Saturday took serious notice of the incident occurred at Tral in Jammu and Kashmir where a sikh girl was pressurized to convert into Islam and was seriously injured in attack by Islamic fundamentalists

SGPC to provide free treatment to drug addicts

SGPC to provide free treatment to drug addicts

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Amid the notorious wave of drug menace in the Punjab, the SGPC has decided to provide free treatment to the drug addicts across the state. In the meeting of Dharma Parchar Committee under the leadership of SGPC President Jathedar Gobind Singh Longowal, it was also decided to start state-wide campaign to aware the

Afghan Sikhs torn over option of relocating to India

Afghan Sikhs torn over option of relocating to India

NEW DELHI: A section of the Sikh community in Afghanistan is considering relocating to India after at least 13 of its members were killed in a terrorist attack in Jalalabad on Sunday, but another section wants to stay put, said people aware of the matter. Some members of the community sought shelter at the Indian

Afghan Sikhs, Hindus grieve after suicide attack

Afghan Sikhs, Hindus grieve after suicide attack

JALALABAD: Grief mixed with anger among Afghanistan’s minority Sikh and Hindu community today as they prepared for funerals of loved ones, including an election candidate, killed in a suicide attack. At least 19 people were killed and 21 wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of Afghan Sikhs and Hindus waiting

Sikh community enjoys complete rights in Pakistan: Minister

Sikh community enjoys complete rights in Pakistan: Minister

LAHORE: Caretaker Punjab Minister for Minority Affairs Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq and Federal Secretary for Religious Affairs Khalid Masood Chaudhry have said all minorities enjoy equal right in Pakistan. Addressing a ceremony, held in connection with anniversary of Sikh ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh at Gurdwara Dera Sahib, here on Friday, they said that the Sikh community

179th death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh observed

PESHAWAR: For the first time in the history of Pakistan, the 179th death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjeet Singh, the leader of the Sikh Empire, was observed at the historic Balahisar Fort here. The anniversary on Wednesday evening was largely attended by the members of the Sikh community at the fort, which now serves as the

Singapore Prez applauds Sikh community's contribution to society

Singapore Prez applauds Sikh community’s contribution to society

Singapore – Singapore President Halimah Yacob has praised the local Sikh community for being active in the inter-racial and religious confidence circle in the multi-cultural and multiracial city-state. As one of the oldest Gurdwara, the 100-year-old Sri Guru Singh Sabha (SGSS) has made ‘huge strides in contributing to the overall efforts in building a more

Pak denies envoy access to Sikh pilgrims in Lahore

Pak denies envoy access to Sikh pilgrims in Lahore

New Delhi – For the second time in three months, Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria has been denied entry into Gurdwara Panja Sahib. This is despite Bisaria having an official permit from the Ministry of Foreign affairs in Islamabad to visit the holy place. As a protest, India on Saturday summoned Pakistan’s Deputy

Pakistan Sikh activist Charanjit Singh murder suspect arrested

Pakistan Sikh activist Charanjit Singh murder suspect arrested

PESHAWAR: The alleged murderer of Charanjit Singh, a renowned Pakistani Sikh religious leader and rights activist, was arrested by counter-terrorism officials, who said he was killed for failing to pay extortion money, media reports said. Singh, 52, was killed on 29 May when a lone gunman barged into his grocery store on the outskirts of Peshawar

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

12 lakh international tourists visited Bangla Sahib last year: DSGMC

12 lakh international tourists visited Bangla Sahib last year: DSGMC

NEW DELHI: Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, the famous Sikh shrine in the national capital, was visited by 12 lakh international tourists last year, Delhi Sikh Gurud wara Management Committee (DSGMC) claimed. In the first four months of this year, 6 lakh international tourists visited the Gurudwara, DSGMC president Manjit Singh said. Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is known for its