Tag Archives: Guru Gobind Singh

Animation film on Sikh history releases today


Chandigarh, India: The first animation film on the life of Chaar Sahibzadas produced and directed by Harry Baweja will be released world over on the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev tomorrow. It has been produced in Hindi and Punjabi and dubbed in American English. The film is about the four sons of Guru Gobind Singh. “It took me five years ...

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Rs 600 cr from NRIs, others for Guru Gobind Singh’s birthplace

Rs 600 cr from NRIs, others for Guru Gobind Singh's birthplace

Patna: Hundreds of NRIs and businessmen from across India will contribute a whopping Rs 600 crore to develop the birthplace of Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th guru of the Sikhs, on the lines of the Golden Temple in Amritsar, ahead of the guru’s 350th birth anniversary in 2017. Officials of the Takht Harmandir Saheb said NRIs from across the world, including ...

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Patna Sahib preparing for Guru’s 350th birth anniversary

Work in progress at Gurdwara Patna Sahib in Bihar.

Patna: Massive revamp and beautification plans are underway here for the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th guru of Sikhs, at Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib in 2017. The work is on in full swing and the office-bearers of the parbandhak committee, Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib, are constantly monitoring the progress. A massive revamp plan of Takht Sri Harimandir ...

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Historic fort waits to be opened for public

A view of the Gobindgarh Fort in Amritsar on Monday.

Amritsar, Punjab: MRITSAR: The Gobindgarh Fort, a legacy of Maharaja Ranjit Singh that remained under the control of the army for over 150 years, is yet to be thrown open to the public even as its keys were handed over to the civil administration in 2006 by then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. While there seems to be no dearth of ...

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Sikh scholar discusses the history of the Akali Nihangs

New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester, UK

Leicester, UK: New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester, UK on 13th July 2014 hosted a lecture on the Akali Nihangs. This was part of the exhibition: Sikh Fortress Turban running until 17th August 2014. The talk was announced by Daljit Singh Makan who works with various organisations and groups to promote the Sikh faith.  The speaker was Historian and Author, ...

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