Tag Archives: Gurdwara

Sikh community helps out police and fire service during evacuation in Bristol

UK: Residents from Hammersmith Road in Whitehall were evacuated from their homes during the early hours of Saturday morning (March 22) after a car, believed to have been set on fire deliberately, was found to have apparent rounds of ammunition in the boot. At 4.57am on Saturday, we were called to the scene and during the firefighting operation, what appeared ...

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Sikhs mark 100 years in Kisumu, Kenya

Kenya: Members of the Sikh community in Kenya celebrated 100 years with a Nagar Kirtan from the historic Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara. The Nagar Kirtan comprising of members of the country’s Sikh community along with trucks, tractors and even tankers made its way through downtown streets to Guru Nanak Darbar Temple in Milimani and back. A plaque at Kisumu’s Sri ...

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Lightning strikes UK gurdwara, one injured

London, UK: Worshippers at a gurdwara in the British city of Leicester had a lucky escape after its roof collapsed after being struck by lightning. CCTV footage showed that a group of elderly women were singing hymns at the Ramgarhia Sikh temple in Leicester on January 25 when a bolt of lightning struck, blowing a hole in the roof and sending ...

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Westland helicopter deal could be linked to Amritsar Gurdwara massacre.

Amritsar, Punjab: Helicopters built in the West might have been bought by India almost 30 years ago to ‘return the favour’ for the SAS involvement in a mission which ended in a massacre at the Amritsar Gurdwara in 1984. That was the claim made by one MP yesterday, after papers released by the Government showed that ministers agreed to an ...

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Elaborate security for two-day Jor Mela

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab: Braving cold, devotees throng Fatehgarh Sahib gurdwara for Shaheedi Samagam. Braving fog and bitter cold, lakhs of devotees, from various parts of the country and abroad, thronged the historic gurdwara here today to mark the 309th martyrdom of the two younger sons of Guru Gobind Singh. The Shaheedi Samagam began with akhand path by head granthi Harpal ...

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