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Gold coin unveiled ahead of Gurpurb

Amritsar, Punjab: Paying tributes to the first Sikh Master Guru Nanak Dev on his birth anniversary being celebrated on November 6, a limited edition of gold coins with Sri Guru Nanak Dev picture engraved on it was launched in the holy city by a jewellery firm on Monday. Unveiling the coin, Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh said, “On the pious ...

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Prayers at Golden Temple for genocide hit

Amritsar, Punjab: Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh led the Sikh community in offering prayers at the Golden Temple in memory of those killed in the Sikh genocide of 1984. He categorically demanded that the Modi government punish those responsible for the brutal murder of Sikhs under a well-planned conspiracy by the then central government. “No doubt the Modi government has ...

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Akal Takht jathedar expresses concern over drug addiction

Amritsar, Punjab: Even as the Punjab government is patting own back over the success of its anti-drug campaign launched after the Lok Sabha polls, Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh continues to express concern over drug addiction that has “ruined several young lives”. In his customary message to the Sikh ‘qaum’ (community) on Diwali, which is also celebrated as ‘Bandi Chor ...

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Court notice to Bikram Majithia for distorting verses of Guru Gobind Singh Ji

Chandigarh: A Chandigarh court issued fresh notices to Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) minister Bikram Majithia for hurting the sentiments of the Sikh community by distorting a Shabad of Guru Gobind Singh Ji while campaigning for BJP leader Arun Jaitley during campaigning for the Lok Sabha poll. The court was told that the previous notices were not served. The court asked ...

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Dal Khalsa to hold ‘Justice March’

Hoshiarpur, Punjab: Dal Khalsa and other Sikh organisations will hold ‘Justice March’ on November 2. The march will start from from Akal Takht in Amritsar and conclude at the UN office in Delhi . Dal Khalsa chief HS Dhami said they were seeking justice for victims of the 1984 Sikh ‘genocide’. The participants would assemble at Gurdwara Bangla Sahib. Among them ...

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