Tag Archives: Sikh Religion

Nagar kirtan marks Gurpurb

Muktsar, Punjab: To mark Gurpurb (birth anniversary) of Guru Nanak Dev, a ‘nagar kirtan’ was organised with religious fervor from historic Gurdwara Guptsar Patshahi Dasmi, Chhateana, to Gurdwara Tutti Gandhi Sahib, Muktsar, on Friday. The procession led by ‘panj pyaras’ was organised by Nirol Sewa Organisation (NSO), a nonprofit registered organisation dedicated to the promotion of Sikh religion, culture and ...

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SGPC to set up Global Sikh Centre for Learning and Information in US

Amritsar, Punjab: The SGPC is now gearing up to expand to the foreign shores by setting up the Global Sikh Centre for Learning and Information at Yuba City in California, US. Talking to the mediapersons here today, SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar said they have floated a parallel body named SGPC USA Inc. to run the affairs of the centre which ...

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US needs to do more, says SGPC

Amritsar, Punjab: Bring the guilty to book, demands Akal Takht Jathedar   Close on the heels of a teenage Caucasian teenager punching an octogenarian Sikh in the UK, the attack on Prof Prabhjot Singh of the Columbia University by a group of unidentified assailants has shocked the Sikhs in India and abroad. Talking to The Tribune, Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh ...

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Houses with liquor bars can’t have Guru Granth Sahib: Akal Takht

Amritsar, Punjab: The Akal Takht has ruled that Guru Granth Sahib cannot be kept in houses which have liquor bars or where tobacco or intoxicants are consumed. “It has been decided that Guru Granth Sahib cannot be placed in a house or location where liquor bars and substances having ingredients such as tobacco, intoxicants and halal meat exist,” Akal Takht jathedar ...

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Will oppose Canada’s move to ban Sikh symbols: SGPC

Amritsar, Punjab: With Canada’s Quebec province likely to move a resolution, banning Sikh religious symbols in the state, the SGPC and the DSGMC are gearing up to counter the move at all possible levels so as to protect the religious rights of the community in Canada. Talking to The Tribune, SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar said: “Quebec’s 80 per cent ...

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