Tag Archives: Guru Nanak Dev

Three centuries of Sikh military tradition Of valour sublime

India: Well-researched and backed by excellent pictures, Warrior Saints documents three decades of Sikh military tradition. For several days now, the military bands have been practising beyond my office window, perfecting their march down to Vijay Chowk and back, their pirouettes to the swaying notes of the bagpipes, their piercing evocative bugles. And today, even as I write, they will ...

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US based Sikh NGO condemns beheading of two Indian soldiers

Amritsar, Punjab:  While condemning the beheading of two Indian army jawan’s by Pakistan, US based Sikh NGO, Teri Sikhi has urged both India and Pakistan to exercise restrains to maintain peace in the region. Chairman of Teri Sikhi Jaspal Singh Sandhu told TOI over phone from US on Wednesday that “Hostility is not in interest of both India and Pakistan ...

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Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee celebrates the Gurpurab defying the Akal Takht directives

Amritsar,Punjab: Once again the difference between Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) came to fore after the later celebrated the Parkash Utsav (Birth Anniversary) of Guru Gobind Singh on Saturday (January 5th) according to the Nanakshahi Calendar approved by SGPC in 2003, however the SGPC, after the amendments in the Nanakshahi Calendar, would be celebrating ...

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Police banned entry of Sikhs to Haridwar, say devotees

Amritsar,Punjab: Sikhs heading to Haridwar for the three-day birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, beginning November 27, at a spot near Har ki Pauri — where they claim the 450-year-old Gurdwara Gian Godhri Sahib was demolished in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots — may lead to a standoff with the Uttarakhand Police deploying forces in and around Haridwar to prevent ...

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Sikh jatha to visit Pak under shadow of Taliban threat

Amritsar, Punjab: Taliban’s fresh threat to target Indians to avenge the hanging of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab has worried over 3000 Sikh devotees scheduled to leave for Pakistan on November 22 to pay obeisance at gurdwaras in the neighbouring country on the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev. The Jathedar of Akal Takht has directed Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee to ...

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