Tag Archives: Sri Guru Granth Sahib

Art gallery on Sikh Gurus inaugurated

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab: SGPC president and Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University Chancellor Avtar Singh Makkar inaugurated an art gallery having portraits depicting important events in the lives of Sikh Gurus and their families, in the campus today. The gallery particularly showcases paintings depicting the life of Guru Nanak Dev. Addressing mediapersons, Makkar said at a later stage, the gallery would ...

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Experts dwell on contribution of Sikhism to peace

Amritsar, Punjab: Though all the religions around the world teach love, preach sympathy for others and encourage mutual respect and harmony, yet the world today is torn by conflicts, enmity and religious hatred. These views were expressed by Joginder Singh Vedanti, former Jathedar, Sri Akal Takht Sahib, during the inaugural session of a symposium on ‘Contribution of Sikhism in Promoting Peace ...

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HC notice to two varsities

Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court today granted two weeks to Fatehgarh Sahib-based Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University and Guru Kashi University at Talwandi Sabo to respond to allegations of offering courses in physical education against National Council of Technical Education (NCTE) norms. Taking up a public interest litigation filed by RD Anand, the Division Bench of Chief Justice ...

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State govt names experts for studying Baba Bhaniara’s book

Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Friday submitted names of six experts to the Punjab and Haryana high court so as to study contents of Baba Piara Singh Bhaniara’s controversial, banned book ‘Bhavsagar Samundar Amarbani Granth’. They are Dr Jaspal Singh, vice- chancellor of Punjabi University, Patiala ; DrGur mohan Singh Walia , vice-chancellor of Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh ...

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Akal Takht decides: No chairs inside gurdwara hall

Amritsar, Punjab: In a significant decision, the Sikh clergy has banned keeping sofas, chairs or benches for seating the elderly people and differently abled persons in the main hall of gurdwaras where Sri Guru Granth Sahib was installed. Terming it as disrespect to the holy book, the Sikh high priests instructed that gurdwaras should make seating arrangements for such people outside ...

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