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28th Anniversary of 1984 mass Sikh genocide(not riots)

October 31, 2012 by admin | No Comments | Filed in Editorial

November 1, 2012 marks the 28th Anniversary of 1984 Sikh genocide in India. The assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi (responsible for desecration of Sri Harmandar Sahib) by two her own Sikh body guards proved catastrophic for the Sikhs in India. (more…)

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Sikhs celebrate 381st Prakash Gurpurab of Sri Guru Har Rai ji

January 31, 2012 by admin | No Comments | Filed in gurpurab, News

Today sikhs all over the world are celebrating the Prakash (birth) Gurpurab of Dhan Sri Guru Har Rai Ji (ਗੁਰੂ ਹਰਿ ਰਾਇ) who was the 7th of the 10 Gurus of Sikh Religion and was bestowed Guruship in1644 by Guru Har Gobind Sahib Ji(the 6th Gurus).

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Mool Mantar known to have be written by 7th Sikh Guru Har Rai Ji.

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Saabat Surat Hocket player Rajpal Singh awarded Arjuna Award

August 30, 2011 by admin | 3 Comments | Filed in News

The Arjuna Award was instituted in India to recognize outstanding achievement in National sports. This year, Rajpal Singh (current Indian Hockey team captain) has been granted this award. Currently, Rajpal Singh is the alone sabaat soorat sikh in Indian sports.

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Obama to visit Sri Harmandar Sahib, Khalsa College Amritsar

October 15, 2010 by admin | 1 Comment | Filed in News

The president of United States of America Mr.Barack Obama is all set to visit to the holiest sikh shrine Sri Harmandar Sahib (Golden Temple), Amritsar during his scheduled visit to India in November this year. This is a very good news for sikhs around the world.

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Studious Kuldeep Singh bags Aegis Alexander Bell Scholarship

September 6, 2010 by admin | 1 Comment | Filed in News

Even though having financial hardships at home, it could never push back the studious Singh from Assam to purse his study ambition. He worked as a private tutor to meet his ends and overcome the struggles. Meet Kuldeep Singh, a recipient of the coveted Alexander Graham Bell Scholarship for Masters in Telecom Management by Aegis School of Business and Telecommunication.

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Floods in Punjab render thousands homeless

August 25, 2010 by admin | No Comments | Filed in SikhNews

CHANDIGARH: Thousands fled their homes as the rain-swollen Satluj river flooded 15 villages in Anandpur Sahib in Punjab’s Ropar district, inundating vast acres of farmland.

A nearly 100-feet breach in the river bank turned the villages of Laudipur, Gajjpur, Burj, Nangli, Dasdgrain, Hariwal, Nikkuwal, Mehandli Kalan and Saini Majra into a sea of water.

Authorities quickly set up relief centres to house the flood victims. “We will plug the breach,” Ropar Deputy Commissioner Arunjit Singh Miglani told IANS.

Flooding was also reported in the villages of Ferozepur and Nawanshahar districts.

Trains were diverted in Ferozepur after rising water flooded tracks.

To maintain the water level in the 225-metre Bhakra Dam, the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) has been releasing excess water into the Satluj since Aug 21. The inflow in Bhakra Dam Tuesday was over 68,000 cusecs.

This is threatening the low-lying areas of Ludhiana, Ferozepur, Nawanshahar and Ropar districts and the Sikh holy towns of Anandpur Sahib and Kiratpur Sahib.

Water level can reach the maximum height of 1,680 feet in Bhakra Dam. By

Tuesday evening, it had touched 1,673.55 feet. It is increasing about a foot a day.

In Haryana, water level in the Yamuna receded marginally but Yamunanagar, Karnal, Sonepat, Panipat, Faridabad and Palwal districts remained on high alert.

“There was a discharge of over 90,000 cusecs from the Hathni Kund Barrage into the Yamuna. Water from the river has entered the villages of Kalesar, Bibipur, Bhogpur, Odri, Bagwali, Jathlana, Gumthala and Kamalpur Tapu (of Yamunanagar district),” Haryana engineer-in-chief Harmail Singh said.

“We are trying to plug the breaches,” Singh said.

Last month, nearly a dozen villages of Punjab and Haryana were severely affected by floods. Over 50 people were killed.

Via: ET

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Jarnail Singh explains the pain behind hurling shoe at NDTV

August 24, 2010 by admin | No Comments | Filed in News, Videos

Jarnail Singh Journalist Speaks about his shoe hurling protest in an interview with NDTV. He argues and explains how it is a legitimate protest when governments become insensitive towards killings of thousands of innocents. He categorically explains why he protested, why it was required and what was the outcome. Watch this video below or visit this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2wA6kjX-J0:

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19 year old Singh’s eco-friendly plan impresses Washignton DC

June 29, 2010 by admin | 1 Comment | Filed in News

Gurmehar Singh impresses world with his climate plan

Washington — Growing up in northern India, Gurmehar Singh learned at an early age to turn off lights when leaving a room and to close the water tap when brushing his teeth. Caring about the environment, he says, “is in my blood.”

Now a 19-year-old student at Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College in Ludhiana, a city of 4.5 million in the state of Punjab, Singh is a tireless advocate for all things green. His biggest undertaking yet: A campaign to make his campus into India’s first carbon-neutral school.

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US Lawmaker to help in getting justice for 1984 sikh victims

February 7, 2010 by admin | No Comments | Filed in SikhNews

USA/ Ludhiana (February 06, 2010): In a newsletter circulated by Sikhs for Justice it is informed that Ed Towns, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York’s 10th district has issued serious concern regarding denial of justice of victims of 1984 Sikh Genocide.

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School to be set up in the memory of 13 Sikh martyrs of 1978

February 6, 2010 by admin | No Comments | Filed in SikhNews

In the season when SGPC elections are on, Punjab Government seems to be taking every step to bag all kinds of vote to retain its position.

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