Tag Archives: Gurmukhi

Punjabi bizman now owns Ranjit Singh’s sword

London, UK: A Canada-based Punjabi businessman has emerged to be the highest bidder of a historic sword that once belonged to Maharaja Ranjit Singh. The sword inscribed with “Akal Sahai Ranjit Singh Lahore” on the blade in Gurmukhi, was originally put up for auction last month by Mullock’s auctioneers in the UK, but withdrawn at the last minute after it ...

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‘Afghan Sikhs, Hindus face bias’

Patiala, Punjab: Afghanistan MP Dr Anarkali Kaur Honaryar said following the unrest in the country since 1991, the number of Sikhs and Hindus there was decreasing. She was speaking at the two-day South Asian Punjabi Conference at Punjabi University here. A dentist by profession, Dr Anarkali is a well-known human rights activist, who was awarded the UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh prize for ...

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