Tag Archives: nature

‘I pursued medicine because of dad’

Malaysia: The long-time dream of Amarpal Singh to have his father witness him graduate from medical school was quashed because of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 tragedy. The 22-year-old’s father, Karamjit Singh Karnail Singh, was on board the ill-fated plane as he was returning home from work in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. “I was praying that it was not my father’s flight… ...

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US delegation visits Fateh Academy

Amritsar, Punjab: A 15-member delegation of Northfield Mount Hermon School, USA, today visited the campus of International Fateh Academy (IFA) as a part of their educational tour of India. The purpose of the visit was to study the religious pluralism in Indian society with a special focus on the Sikh religion. Staff and management of the IFA extended a warm welcome ...

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Chief Khalsa Diwan remembers Bhai Vir Singh

Amritsar, Punjab: Chief Khalsa Diwan (CKD) yesterday held a programme to mark the 142nd birth anniversary of its founder Bhai Veer Singh at Sri Guru Harkrishan Public School here. CKD president Charanjit Singh Chadha said, “Bhai Vir Singh was a versatile poet, novelist and critic, who found spiritual lessons in the objects of the nature. A kikar tree is a symbol ...

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‘Community not following the teachings of Sikh Gurus’

Chandigarh: Environmental problems should be a priority for the residents of any area while sharing their civic problems with candidates during elections. Also, we need to increase the number of water treatment plants across the country and especially in Punjab. This was said by eco-activist Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal, during a seminar on ‘World Citizenship: Sikhism and Environment’ organised by the ...

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Tables literally turned on the Sikhs, with ‘Singh vs. Food’

London, UK: The UK Sikh Welfare and Awareness Team (SWAT) will be overseeing a professional Sikh eating contest for charity. The charitable organization which focuses on substance awareness, crime diversion, and providing the youth with activities has teamed up with other charities and media giants to host this exciting event. The charity fundraiser, which is to be held at 7.30pm ...

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