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Sikh pilot’s statue unveiled in UK

Members of Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara, Gravesend, pose in front of the Sikh soldier’s statue in London.

Jalandhar, Punjab: The statue of late Squadron Leader Mahinder Singh Pujji, Distinguished Flying Cross, was unveiled during a ceremony at Gravesend in the UK. Mahinder Singh Pujji went to the UK in 1940 and joined the Royal Air Force during the World War II. He died in 2010 at the age of 92 in Gravesend. This was possible due to the ...

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APKF launches Sikh forum

Members of the newly constituted ‘Coalition of Sikh Entrepreneurs’ after their first meeting in Amritsar

Amritsar, Punjab: In a unique initiative, Akal Purakh Ki Fauj (APKF), a Sikh organisation, has decided to bring Sikh entrepreneurs from across the globe on a single platform by launching “Coalition of Sikh Entrepreneurs” (CSE). Addressing the first meeting of the new outfit, US-based entrepreneur, Suneet Singh Tuli, known for launching the world’s cheapest Akash tablet, commended the endeavour of all ...

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Sikh clergy can’t summon Sidhu, say scholars

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Amritsar, Punjab: Even as the demand that Akal Takht should initiate action against former Amritsar MP Navjot Singh Sidhu for alleged distortion of “gurbani” is gaining ground, most of the Sikh intellectuals say a “patit” (apostate) Sikh could not even be summoned by Akal Takht as it was against Sikh “rehat maryada” (code of conduct). Former Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Joginder ...

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Sikh devotees from Europe visit Sultanpur Lodhi

Sikh devotees from European countries take bath in holy Bein at Sultanpur Lodhi in Kapurthala

Jalandhar, Punjab: Nearly 15 Sikhs from three European countries today visited Sultanpur Lodhi and took bath in the holy Bein. The nationals of France, Germany and England, who have adopted Sikhism and are here to attend a religious discourse, visited the place, which is important as it was here that Sikhism originated. The members of the group took bath in the ...

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Gurdwara row: Sikh bodies challenge edict

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Abohar, Rajasthan: The “trustees” of Gurdwara Buddha Johad (Raisinghnagar), who were sacked by Akal Takht today, held a meeting of Sikh organisations at a gurdwara in Sriganganagar. They challenged the edict against the Trust and asserted it was not applicable in Rajasthan since the Trusts in the state were affiliated with Rajasthan Dev Sansthan Board. Taking exception to the way they ...

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