Tag Archives: Punjab

Kalasanghia drain set to be pollution-free, claims PPCB

Jalandhar, Punjab: A highly polluted water body in Punjab, Kalasanghia Drain, which has reportedly caused cancer and other serious ailments among villagers living along its banks for the past over two decades, will soon be a boon for the farmers of the area, with the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) committed to clean this water body. With the PPCB authorities tightening ...

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Master of detail ~ Rahi Mohinder Singh – the artist

Punjab: Rahi Mohinder Singh, the first Punjabi artist to do an official portrait of the President, breathes life into his subjects and unfailingly manages to bring out their most distinguishing characteristics The more the world of art changes and finds a new vocabulary, the more he sticks to his guns. Rahi Mohinder Singh, a gifted artist, steadfastly refuses to be ...

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The still warm embers of Operation Blue Star

Amritsar,Punjab: The government is both unable and unwilling to prevent radical organisations from exploiting the continuing anger over the storming of the Golden Temple Every year when it happens, the country sits up with concern. In Punjab though, the death anniversaries of the assassins of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, who ordered the attack on the Golden Temple, or those ...

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Looking back in anger: Seeking justice for decades

Mohali,Punjab: Harwinder Singh Mander is a bright eyed youth in his twenties, born and raised in England to Sikh parents. He studied law and runs Naujawani.com, a popular internet radio station and internet TV that broadcasts content for a global Sikh audience. He is a blogger too — on the topic of what he calls injustices against the Sikh community ...

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A Visit to Central Khalsa Orphanage

India:-“I’m thinking to invite whosoever wishes to come race go karts and go swimming for my birthday.” I told Pooja. She smiled saying she thought it was a good idea. Later that evening, she sent me an email suggesting that I take the money that would have gone to all the fun and games and bring sweets and samosas to ...

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