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SAD asks Centre to take up Sikh pilgrims’ security issue with Pak...
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday asked the central government to take up the issue of perceived security threat to Sikh devotees visiting Pakistan with the latter government instead of "arbitrarily" denying permission to a Sikh jatha which was scheduled to visit Sri Nankana Sahib on the
By sikhnews on 2021-02-19 07:11 UTC
Sikhlens – Sikh Art & Film Festival 2021 is all set to amuse the audience with stories from around the world...
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Aday dedicated to Sikhism-centric art, films, performances and cultural exchange, the second edition of Sikhlens – Sikh Art & Film Festival 2021- India Chapter is all set to roll on February 21. This annual film festival will include documentaries, short films, 300 plus interesting art displays, a
By sikhnews on 2021-02-18 10:55 UTC
MHA denies Sikh pilgrims permission to visit Pak due to Safety, COVID-19 Concerns...
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New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry Thursday denied permission to 600 Sikh pilgrims intending to visit gurdwaras in Pakistan citing the security and COVID-19 situation in the country, officials said.

Objecting to denial of permission less than 24 hours before the jatha was scheduled to cross over,
By sikhnews on 2021-02-18 07:18 UTC
The Central Sikh Museum will house a portrait of Professor Avtar Singh Naaz...
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A portrait of Ustad Prof Avtar Singh Naaz, who had imparted kirtan training to Kirtani Jathas for nearly 40 years, will be displayed in the Central Sikh Museum.

Under the Dharam Prachar Committee of the SGPC, Professor Naaz imparted kirtan training to the raagi jathas at the Shaheed Sikh Missionary
By sikhnews on 2021-02-18 04:46 UTC
SC asks Centre to reply in 4 weeks on a plea to declare Guru Gobind Singh's Prakash Parv as holiday...
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On Thursday, the Supreme Court sought a reply from the Centre and the States on a petition to declare national holiday on Guru Gobind Singh Ji's birthday, the tenth Sikh Guru.

On Thursday's hearing, Attorney General K K Venugopal sought four weeks for the Centre for filing the response.
By sikhnews on 2021-02-12 10:54 UTC
Sikh pilgrims visiting Nankana Sahib, to be tested for Covid-19...
A jatha of Sikh pilgrims is being sent by the SGPC to attend the events to be held at Gurudwara Nankana Sahib, Pakistan, to mark the centenary of the martyrdom of Sikhs and Saka Nankana Sahib.

Pilgrims with SGPC’s jatha will be visiting Nankana Sahib, Pakistan from February 18 to February 25 to mark
By sikhnews on 2021-02-12 10:29 UTC
SGPC delegation to meet Uttarakhand CM seeking reconstruction of historic Gurdwara Godri Sahib...
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A high-level delegation of the SGPC will soon meet Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat for reconstruction of Gurdwara Gian Godri Sahib situated at Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar.

Gurdwara Gyan Godri, located in Haridwar, Uttarkhand, at the spot where Guru Nanak is said to have visited during
By sikhnews on 2021-02-09 05:23 UTC
4-year-old British Sikh girl has IQ of 145, joins Mensa club of high IQ kids...
A four-year-old British Sikh girl has become one of the youngest in the UK to be accepted into the elite Mensa membership club of children with a high intelligence quotient (IQ).

The “average” IQ is 100 and two thirds of Britons have an IQ of between 85 and 115. Members of Mensa must score at least
By sikhnews on 2021-02-01 05:57 UTC
Who made it to the world's top 100 Sikhs of 2020?...
UK-based global Sikh organisation "TheSikh100" profiles some of the most influential people of Sikh heritage from around the world and crosses all sectors including business, education, profession, media, entertainment, sport and charity.
By sikhnews on 2021-01-14 06:26 UTC, Edited: 2021-01-14 06:31 UTC
1 dead, hundreds take ill: What we know about Eluru mystery disease so far...
Patients who flocked to the Eluru government hospital complained of symptoms of seizures, vomiting, giddiness and severe headache, officials have said. The cause of the sickness is yet to be ascertained.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-08 05:42 UTC
Lightning strikes kill over 100 in India during single day...
As monsoon storms rip across India, officials said over 100 people lost their lives in a single day due to lightning strikes, with dozens injured by falling trees and electricity poles. More storms are on the way.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-25 20:42 UTC
Monkeys steal coronavirus blood samples in India...
A troop of monkeys in India attacked a medical official and snatched away blood samples of patients who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, authorities said on Friday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-05-29 14:32 UTC
Community radio spreads awareness to stay safe during COVID-19...
A special program,Savdhaan,focusing on cautioning people from believing fake news and myths about COVID-19, shares the prerequisites needed to identify the authenticity of news. Community Radio Alfaz-e-Mewat is the source of news in North India region of Mewat, District Nuh in Haryana. Community
By soniachopra on 2020-04-08 08:09 UTC
The violence in Delhi is exploding— at least 10 dead, a mosque burnt, and journalists attacked is making rest of India anxious...
The riot in India's national capital is spiralling out of control. Latest reports indicate that a mob set a mosque on fire and attacked journalists too. The
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-25 17:22 UTC
Trump seeks presidential moment in rally with 100,000 Indians...
NEW DELHI/NEW YORK -- Even for U.S. President Donald Trump, whose love of big crowds is famous, a crowd of more than 100,000 was a first.In his first
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-24 20:31 UTC
Trump Announces Military Deal With India, Expresses Optimism For Trade Pact...
President Donald Trump said Monday the United States will sign an agreement to sell $3 billion worth of U.S.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-24 20:12 UTC
Kolkata: 42-year-old Cardiologist stripped, blackmailed, looted of Rs 15 lakh; 2 held...
Kolkata: A 42-year-old cardiologist fell prey to a group of blackmailers, who trapped the doctor via dummy patient and stripped him, clicked his pictures and later used the photographs to extract Rs 10 lakh cash and jewellery worth Rs 5 lakh from the medical practitioner.

The case relates to a
By MedicalDialogues on 2019-12-11 11:21 UTC, Edited: 2019-12-11 11:45 UTC
Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria is new IAF Chief...
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Present IAF Chief and Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa is set to retire on September 30.
By sudhir on 2019-09-19 13:29 UTC
Pakistan Rules Out Talks With India Over Kashmir...
Pakistan has ruled out talks with India until India reverses recent controversial actions in the disputed Kashmir territory. Pakistan also turned down India's overflight request for its prime minister's upcoming visit to the United States.Pakistan
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-18 19:29 UTC
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