Tag Archives: Sikh History

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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City-based scholar, philanthropist, environmentalist on ‘The Sikh 100’ list

Jalandhar, Punjab: Jalandhar-based scholar, educationist and social activist Dr Raghbir Singh Bains has made it to list of the top 100 Sikhs in the world. On the 92nd spot in 2013’s top 100 Sikhs’ list, as posted on the website – The Sikh 100 – it is Dr Bains’ maiden entry on the list, which boasts of having the 100 most ...

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Book unveils history’s unsung Sikh heroes

Ludhiana, Punjab: The repulsion and sacrifices of the Sikhs in the most horrifying battle penned on the pages of history, has been traced down in a book titled ‘Sikhs in World War I’ by Bhupinder Singh Holland. The book lends voice to history’s unsung Sikh heroes who laid down their lives during the First World War. The book was released ...

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