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Medical science books to be translated into Punjabi

The medical students may be able to read subjects like anatomy, cardiology and forensic biology and others in their curriculum in Punjabi language in the near future as Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS), Faridkot, has decided to translate medical, nursing and other literature of modern medical sciences, presently available in English, into Punjabi language. The project will be ...

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Akal Takht asked to keep Hinduvta group out of Sikh schools

Amritsar, Punjab: Taking the advice that Chief Khalsa Diwan schools are for Sikhs, the Simranjeet Singh Mann party (SAD-A) has asked the Akal Takht to ensure that these were not given as venues to a student organization, the parent party of which didn’t recognize their separate identity. Chief Khalsa Diwan, central organisation of various Singh Sabhas, has allowed the Akhil ...

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India’s clean Aam Aadmi Party to drop six Delhi MLAs

New Delhi, India: The Aam Aadmi Party is set to drop about half of the candidates it fielded in the 2013 assembly elections, including six sitting MLAs, over concerns about their ‘poor performance’ and ability to win this time around, HT has learnt. Of the 70 party picks in the last election, only 37 may get tickets for the next ...

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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to visit Punjab

South Caroline, US: South Carolina’s Indian-American Governor Nikki Haley will lead a 10-day trade mission to India next week, hoping to attract more foreign investment and sell the state as a tourist destination. The places she will visit include Chandigarh and Amritsar. The November 12 to 22 trip is intended to make a “first impression” that sells South Carolina as ...

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Santa Clara Sikh Community holds “Day of Seva”

How central is feeding people in Sikhism? So central that one of the core operations of Sikh Gurdwaras – temples – is the Langar, or “free kitchen,” where all are welcomed to share in community meals. So it makes sense that for its Day of Service (Seva) on Aug. 2, the Silicon Valley Gurdwara of Santa Clara joined with the ...

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