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Young Sikh musician highlights social issues through his music

Chandigarh, Punjab: Besides the evident intensity that Saahir Banwait employs to his creative exploits, which result in a lyrical mosaic of music in the form of rap, this young artiste voices concerns that are otherwise only restricted to canteens, hostel rooms, drawing rooms or cafeterias. A student of mass communication at the School of Communication Studies, Panjab University, Saahir juggles ...

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Sikhs to restore Guru Nanak Sahib Gurdwara in Nepal

Nepal: To commemorate 500th year of Guru Nanak’s visit to Nepal in 2016, a Dubai based charitable trust plans to develop a lesser-known shrine at Thapathali town of the hill country into a major religious destination. Dubai-based Sikh entrepreneur and philanthropist SP Singh Oberoi told Hindustan Times on Sunday that he had a `100-crore plan for the scientific preservation of Guru ...

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Recreated 15th Ludhiana Sikh regiment draws crowds in UK

London, UK: Nine volunteers, along with the National Army Museum’s (NAM’s) three staff members, rode on the top deck of the B-type battle bus dressed as soldiers of the 15th Ludhiana Sikh regiment during the 799th Lord Mayor’s show in London on Saturday. The procession began on the Thames river around 11am (4.30pm IST), with the Lord Mayor boarding QRB ...

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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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30 Years of Remembering and the Sin of Forgetting

The cycle stands have gone, the boundary walls are higher and new buildings have sprouted on what used to be open spaces. The only remaining evidence of the mob violence here 30 years ago is a star-shaped crack on the marble surface of a sidewall, made by bullets fired by Indian security personnel into Delhi’s Gurudwara Rakabganj on 1 November ...

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