World Sikh Educational Conference begins

Amritsar, Punjab: A three day World Sikh Educational Conference was inaugurated at Chief Khalsa Diwan Institute of Management and Technology, Tarn Taran, today. The seminar is being organised by the Educational Committee of the Chief Khalsa Diwan. Various eminent personalities and renowned educationist from across the world participated in the event. The event began with the bhog of Sri Akhand Path ...

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Bharatiya Yuvak Sangh making Hindu temple on the blueprints of Sri Harmandir Sahib

Amritsar, Punjab: Amritsar’s 106-year-old Durgiana Mandir (Copy of Darbar Sahib) will now replace the Sri Harmandir Sahib as the theme of the Durga Puja pandal at Bakri Bazar in Upper Bazar area of Ranchi. Organizers Bharatiya Yuvak Sangh on Sunday agreed to make the needed modifications as a gesture after a Sikh delegation from Jamshedpur visited the capital to point out ...

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Lawsuit against US Army for not enlisting Sikh student

New Jersey, US: Two US-based rights groups have filed a lawsuit against the US Army for allegedly not enlisting a Sikh student in the Reserve Officer Training Corps programme, unless he shaved his beard and cut his hair. The lawsuit, filed by United Sikh and American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) yesterday, in the US District Court for the District of ...

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Harayana urges Modi to complete SYL canal

Chandigarh, Punjab: Parliamentarian from Hisar Dushyant Chautala on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to request him to ensure completion of the Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) canal at the earliest. In the letter, Dushyant claimed that the Supreme Court had in 2002 decided the SYL issue in favour of Haryana and had even directed the Centre to ensure the ...

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BJP banking on RSS to win Punjab in 2017 polls

Amritsar, Punjab: After Haryana, the Bharatiya Janata Party is eyeing Punjab. The state will go to Assembly polls in 2017, and the party is gearing up to penetrate into the rural areas – the bastion of its ally, the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal). And for that BJP is banking on the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). In recent times the Sangh ...

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