Tag Archives: Sikh History

Register for the International Sikh Research Conference

Exciting line up of speakers at the ISRC The annual International Sikh Research Conference (ISRC) is running for the fourth time at the University of Warwick on 17th June 2017. The conference will bring together renowned and upcoming Scholars from the UK and around the world.

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Canadian minister pays obeisance at Golden Temple

Amritsar, Punjab: Canadian revenue Minister Kerry Lynne D Findlay paid obeisance at Golden Temple, along with an official of Canadian High Commission from New Delhi, here today. She also visited Guru Ram Dass Langar Hall (community kitchen) on the premises of Darbar Sahib. She showed keen interest in Sikh history. Manjit Singh, secretary of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee along with ...

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Millions visit Virasat-e-Khalsa in 2 yrs

Anandpur Sahib, Punjab: With around five million persons visiting it within two-and-a-half year of its opening, the Virasat-e-Khalsa has not only become one of the most popular museums in world, it has also boosted the economy of Anandpur Sahib town. The income of nearby Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib has registered an annual increase of Rs 15 crore since the opening of ...

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Sikh scholar Gurbhagat Singh passes away

Patiala, Punjab: Renowned Sikh scholar Dr Gurbhagat Singh passed away in the wee hours today morning in Delhi. He had suffered a stroke about a fortnight back and was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Patiala from where he was shifted to Delhi. Dr Gurbhagat Singh, former Head of the English Department of Punjabi University, had written over 12 books ...

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Pakistan scholar discusses Sikh history with students

Amritsar, Punjab: Former Principal of Lahore’s historic Aitchison College and a scholar of Sikh history, Fakir Syed Aijazuddin, shared information regarding his works with students of Khalsa College during an academic interaction here today. He sought more research on Sikh history, especially on the times of Maharja Ranjit Singh. He said Sikh kingdom under the Maharaja was the most secular and ...

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