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World Sikh Educational Conference begins

Amritsar, Punjab: A three day World Sikh Educational Conference was inaugurated at Chief Khalsa Diwan Institute of Management and Technology, Tarn Taran, today. The seminar is being organised by the Educational Committee of the Chief Khalsa Diwan. Various eminent personalities and renowned educationist from across the world participated in the event. The event began with the bhog of Sri Akhand Path ...

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Sikhs support during war is highlighted.

UK: During the coming commemorations of the First World War, it will be important to remember the sacrifices our friends and Allies made. The Indian Army played an important role, with almost one-and-a-half million Indian troops fighting for the Allies. A significant number were Sikhs from the Punjab – one in 14 served in the British Army. By the conflict’s ...

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UK’S oldest woman, a Sikh, dies at 115

London, UK: The world’s second oldest living woman and the oldest in Britain, Sant Kaur Bajwa, died in West London aged 115 years and 199 days on Friday, an official statement released by her family said on Tuesday. She was born on January 1, 1898, at Monde ke Mazeera village, Sialkot (now in Pakistan). Bajwa’s last rites were performed in ...

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