Author Archives: Guest Writer

Gurdwara killings: Panel to hear hate crimes

Washington,America: In the wake of the Wisconsin gurdwara shooting that killed six worshippers, a US Congressional hearing on hate crimes would be held on Wednesday, a move welcomed as “unprecedented” and “monumental” by Sikh organisations and human rights bodies in the country. To be presided over by Senator Dick Durbin, chairman of the Senate subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights ...

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Guru Nanak’s marriage anniversary nears, devotees offer chaplets

BATALA, PUNJAB: With the marriage anniversary of Sikhism’ founder, Guru Nanak Dev, falling next Saturday, the demand for chaplets (a circle of leaves, flowers or jewels) has increased manifold in the town. It has been a tradition to of fe r chaplets to the Guru Granth Sahib installed in the Gurudwara Kandh Sahib to seek the blessings of Guru Nanak Dev. ...

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Guru Ram Dass School of Planning to conduct study on Amritsar

Amritsar, Punjab: The Guru Ram Dass School of Planning of Guru Nanak Dev University has decided to conduct a nine-week comprehensive study on Amritsar with a special focus on the problem of traffic congestion and its rich heritage. A meeting to communicate details of the study and seek cooperation from various departments of the district administration was convened today on ...

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