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Native soil art offers Pak Sikh rare solace

Amritsar: It took Bholla Javed months of hard work to complete oil painting of first Sikh master Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Bholla has used soil from Nankana Sahib, Guru Nanak’s birthplace, and bamboo shoots from trees grown there. The artist has also made a painting of Bhagat Singh, using soil from the freedom fighter’s birthplace at Chak Banga in Pakistan. ...

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Simran Singh to restore ancient gurudwaras

Allahabad,India:An American born Sikh has vowed to restore all the Sikh shrines in India and Nepal visited by Guru Nanak Dev Saheb to their pristine glory. Born in a Christian family in America, David, popularly known as Simran Singh Khalsa, after he turned Sikh, is mobilising funds since long for the restoration of Sikh shrines to their original form. With ...

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Sikh jatha returns home from Pakistan

Amritsar,Punjab: A Sikh jatha, comprising more than 2,000 members, that had gone to Pakistan to celebrate the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev returned on Tuesday. The jatha members expressed satisfaction over the visit and praised the government of Pakistan for the security cover given to them during the visit. The pilgrims returned in special trains which reached the Attari railway ...

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My turban: Made in the USA

Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism in India in the 15th century, believed that all people are born free and should live freely and equally. He spoke out against inequality, religious intolerance and the pervasive caste system in India. Above: A member of California’s Sikh community is seen during a parade in Downtown Los Angeles in 2003. Oak Creek,USA: Sikhs ...

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Sikh family looted near Nankana Sahib

Lahore,Pak: Police have arrested a group of dacoits who robbed a Sikh family of thousands of rupees in cash, mobile phones and other valuables. DPO Nankana Sahib Gulam Mubashir told a press conference that the Sikh family was looted while they were on their way home back to Lahore in a taxi after attending ceremonies in connection with the birth ...

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