Despite odds, blind Sikh athlete corners glory

Ludhiana, Punjab: If you are determined to achieve something, there can be no obstacle. This has been proved by Harmanpreet Kaur Chahal, a blind athlete, who has won one gold medal and one bronze medal in athletics in the World Youth and Student Championship held recently at Colarado, USA. The 14-year-old athlete, who competes in the under-B III category of ...

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White racist youth attacks Sikh cab driver in Australia

Australia: A taxi driver has described a bizarre, but terrifying, attack by two men wearing Hungry Jack’s bags on their heads in Melbourne’s inner-east. Vadbhaj Singh, 24, said he picked up the pair on the corner of Bourke and Exhibition Street in the CBD about 4am on Friday, July 24. Mr Singh said before they got into his taxi, which ...

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Sikh Sangat dwell upon Dera issue at joint meeting

Jidda, Bathinda: Amid the ongoing Dera-Sikh row, various hardliner Sikh organisations assembled at a joint platform today and decided to launch a fresh move against the Dera Sacha Sauda sect. Under the leadership of Balwant Singh Nandgarh, Jathedar, Takht Damdama Sahib, Talwandi Sabo, the meeting, in the shape of a Diwan Hall, was arranged at village Jidda. The village was ...

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Pingalwara Society recreates charm of forgotten culture ‘Trinjhan’

Amritsar, Punjab: The good old ‘Trinjhan’, where women of all age groups used to sit together to perform multiple works and exchanged ideas, was revived at the premises of All India Pingalwara Charitable Society (AIPCS). On the death anniversary of its founder Bhagat Puran Singh, the management attempted to revive old Punjabi culture Trinjhan. It was the place where old, ...

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Fly to Europe, in Punjabi style

Ludhiana, Punjab: Air Slovakia, owned by an expatriate family from Patiala, will fly London, Italy and Spain from Chandigarh and Amritsar from next month. CEO Riqbal `Rockey’ Singh said while the inaugural flight to Barcelona in Spain and Brescia in Italy will take off from Rajasansi International Airport, Amritsar, on September 14 and 15, flights from Chandigarh to London and ...

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