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SGPC to provide homes to 250 Afghan Sikh families

SGPC to provide homes to 250 Afghan Sikh families in Amritsar<p>SGPC [FIle Photo]<p><b>Amritsar:</b> Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee will provide homes to …

India

Is it right that Sikhs put more emphasis on non-Sikh media than their own outlets?

Is it right that Sikhs put more emphasis on non-Sikh media than their own outlets? [Left v Right]<p>Is it right that Sikhs put more emphasis on non-Sikh …

India

Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt; Al Jazeera condemns Egypt verdict

<b>Egypt:</b> A Cairo court has sentenced three Al Jazeera journalists to three years in jail after finding them guilty of “aiding a terrorist organisation”.<p>…

PPP chief Manpreet Badal all set to join Congress: media report

<b>Jalandhar:</b> As per certain media reports former Punjab finance minister and People’s Party of Punjab (PPP) chief Manpreet Badal is all set to formally …

India

Dal Khalsa want govt. to lift ban from student elections in Punjab

<b>Amritsar, Punjab:</b> In the backdrop of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal)’s success in Punjab University students’ elections, the Dal Khalsa today demanded …

India

Five year old Sikh girl dies as PWD work led to roof collapse at Geeta Nagar Delhi Gurdwara

<b>New Delhi:</b> A five-year-old girl was killed and four others were severely injured when the roof of a Gurdwara collapsed in east Delhi’s Geeta Colony …

India

US court rejects Sikhs For Justice's appeal in case against Sonia Gandhi

US court rejects Sikhs For Justice’s appeal in case against Sonia Gandhi<p><b>New York:</b> A United States court of appeals has rejected the appeal filed by …

Judiciary

Record decline in Sikh counts in India worries DSGMC

Record decline in Sikh counts in India worries Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Committee<p><b>New Delhi:</b> The President of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee …

India

Sikhs record maximum population decline in India, Jathedar reissues concerns

<b>Amritsar, Punjab:</b> Akal Takhat Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh has expressed concerns over decline in percentage of Sikh population in Indian …

India

Patiala court frames charges against Jagtar Singh Tara, another in Rulda Singh Murder case

<b>Patiala, Punjab:</b> A Patiala court yesterday framed charges against by Jagtar Singh Tara and Ramandeep Singh Goldy in former Rashtriya Sikh Sangat …

India

Harcharan Singh appointed as first Chief Secretary of SGPC amidst protest

<b>Amritsar, Punjab:</b> The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has appointed Harcharan Singh, former Deputy Chairman of Punjab and Sind Bank, …

India

Inaugral Sikh Youth Leadership institute a success: WSO Canada

<b>Calgary:</b> The World Sikh Organization of Canada’s inaugural Sikh Youth Leadership Institute (SYLI) successfully concluded last week. After taking part …

Aam Aadmi Party heading for possible split in Punjab

<b>Amritsar/ Fatehgarh Sahib:</b> The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is heading for a possible split in Punjab, as two of its four MPs, Harinder Singh Khalsa and Dr …

India

Sangharsh Committee want Jathedar to withdraw "Fakhr-e-Qaum" from Badal

Sangharsh Committee want Jathedar to withdraw “Fakhr-e-Qaum” from Badal<p><b>Amritsar, Punjab:</b> A delegation of the Bandi Singhs Rihai Sangharsh Committee, …

Protocols regarding Anand Karaj ceremonies in UK Gurdwaras

Sikh Council UK statement on protocols regarding Anand Karaj ceremonies in Gurdwara Sahibs<p><b>London, UK:</b> Sikh Council UK held a meeting to discuss the …

SGPC to hold World Punjabi Language Conference at Fatehgarh Sahib

SGPC to hold World Punjabi Language Conference in October at Fatehgarh Sahib<p><b>Fatehgarh Sahib/ Amritsar:</b> The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee …

River Water Issue: Uma Bharti refuses to intervene on Haryana’s behalf

River Water Issue: Central Minister Uma Bharti refuses to intervene on Haryana’s behalf<p><b>Kurukshetra:</b> BJP’s Minister for water resources and river …

Tweets now appear in Google Search results

<b>Chandigarh:</b> Now you can see Tweets in the Google search results as Google has added Tweets to their real-time search results on the desktop.<p>Google’s …

Google Search

Bains brothers may join Aam Aadmi Party for 2017 polls

Bains brothers may join Aam Aadmi Party for 2017 polls, media reports<p><b>Ludhiana:</b> There are reports in the media that Bains brothers of Ludhiana are …

India

SGPC move for Chief Secretary suspecious: Ashok Singh Bagrian

SGPC move for Chief Secretary at Rs 3 lac per month plus perks raises suspicion<p>Ashok Singh Bagrian<p><i>The secrecy and speed with which SGPC is pursuing</i> …

India

Feeling of turban on head 'really gratifying’: actor Ben Kingsley

Feeling of turban on head ‘really gratifying’: actor Ben Kingsley<p><b>New York:</b> Hollywood actor Ben Kingsley who is playing a soft spoken Sikh taxi driver …

Ben Kingsley

Capt. Amarinder's protest outside CM Badal house lacked strength

Capt. Amarinder’s protest outside CM Badal house lacked strength; 21 MLAs, Many leaders stayed away<p><b>Chandigarh:</b> A section of Congress party leaders …

Denied RTI on Black list of Sikhs, GK says Modi Sarkar behaving like Congress governments

<b>New Delhi:</b> The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) said in a written statement that the Indian government has denied to extend the …

India Signals to Call Off NSA level talks with Pakistan

<b>New Delhi:</b> India’s minister of external affairs held a press conference this evening and said that it can not head with NSA level talks with Pakistan …

India

‘Siropa’ to RSS secy: Gurdwara staff face action

‘Siropa’ to RSS secy: Takht Damdama Sahib staff face action<p><b>Talwandi Sabo/ Bathinda:</b> An act of honouring secretary, North Zone, RSS, with a siropa (a …

India

SGPC announces to conserve Sikh heritage structures

SGPC to conserve Sikh heritage structures, including Gurdwara buildings<p><b>Amritsar:</b> The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has announced to …

Whatsapp rollsout Wahtsapp Web for iPhone users

<b>Chandigarh:</b> A couple of months ago internet based instant messaging service WhatsApp had rolled out an interesting new feature that allowed users …

Apps

It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong: Sanjeev Bhatt

It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong: Sanjiv Bhatt<p><b>D</b>uring an interview on Rajya Sabha TV, sometimes later to his controversial …

India

SGPC all set to appoint Chief Secretary; Interviews held amidst protest

<b>Amritsar, Punjab:</b> The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) held interviews for the post of Chief Secretary amidst protests. As many as …

India

Aam Aadmi Party launches "Punjab Jodo" campaign

Aam Aadmi Party launches “Punjab Jodo” campaign; Targets to enrol 25 lakh members<p><b>Chandigarh/ Punjab:</b> Aam Aadmi Party today launched mass contact …

India