Tag Archives: Sikh Empire

The Anglo Sikh Wars: The Battle of Ferozeshah 171st anniversary lecture held at Newarke Houses Museum

A special lecture took place in Leicester on friday 9th December. It was part of a series of events undertaken by the Sikh Museum Initiative (SMI) related to the Anglo Sikh Wars which took place between the Sikh empire and ...

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Revealed: the woman who terrified the British Empire

London, UK: On 1 August 1863, shortly after 6:15 in the evening, a frail and partially-blind queen who had spent much of her life raging against the British Empire, died in her bed on the top floor of a Kensington ...

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Sikh heritage sites in Pakistan in ‘poor shape’

Amritsar, Punjab: After his visit to Pakistan recently, UK-based Sikh historian Bobby Singh Bansal feels though Pakistan has several forts and palaces dating back to Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s era, there was a dire need to restore and preserve these for the ...

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