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Retired teacher couple uses Gurbani to keep youth away from drugs

Patiala, Punjab: Though they have no children of their own, 71-yearold-Jaimal Singh Bhinder and his wife Surjit Kaur Dhillon (71) have dedicated their life to teaching Gurbani to people, especially children, free-of-cost. The couple retired from their jobs in the state education department in 2001. Ever since, the first-floor of their home which has been converted into Satsang Bhawan, has seen ...

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Leicester’s Sikh free school, Falcons Primary, looks set to reopen

UK: Leicester’s first free Sikh school could be a step closer to opening. Falcons Primary, in Gipsy Lane, was due to open on September 3, but had its funding from the Department for Education (DfE) pulled at the last minute because of a “breakdown in relationship”. The move prompted angry calls from parents due to send their children there for ...

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Afghan Sikh migrants trapped in airless container for 18 hours: Translator

London, UK: The Sikh families found in a shipping container in Britain were fleeing persecution in Afghanistan and had been trapped in darkness without fresh air for 18 hours, their translator said Monday. The group, discovered at Tilbury Docks, east of London, feared they would have all died had they remained inside for a further 20 minutes, said Kamaljit Singh Mataharu, ...

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Historic gates need immediate attention

Amritsar, Punjab: The residents of the town stand for the preservation of the historic gates of the holy city, which are crying for the attention of the authorities concerned. Vagaries of nature have taken a heavy toll on these heritage structures. Many gates have vanished with the passage of the time. Residents share their opinion regarding the preservation of the heritage ...

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New graphic novel about Guru Harkrishan Ji released by Gyan Khand Media

Delhi: He led the Sikhs for two and a half years and spent part of that time in Delhi tending to the sick and poor during an epidemic of smallpox. Thousands were healed by Guru Har Krishan. The disease subsided in Delhi but the Guru took the suffering of the people upon himself and succumbed to smallpox at the age of ...

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