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Akal Takht Jathedar: Matter of Beating Pathis to Be Discussed in Next Meeting of Sikh Presidium

AMRITSAR SAHIB : Led by Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee member Shingara Singh Lohian, as many as half-dozen SGPC members on Thursday met Sri Akal Takht Sahib appointed Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh to take up the issue of beating Pathis mercilessly by members of the Satkar Committee. They demanded rigid action against the Satkar Committee activists but the Jathedar said the ...

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Producer of ‘Chaar Sahibzade’ Refuses to Back Movie ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’


PATIALA, Punjab (May 2, 2015)—In a significant development, producer of the animated movie ‘Chaar Sahibzade’ Harry Baweja has refused to support the controversial movie ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’ stating that its producer Harinder Sikka should not have made a film which would hurt Sikh sentiments.Baweja was here to get honoured at the All India Punjabi Conference at Punjab University. He said ...

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UNESCO clarifies that enlisting of Sri Harmandir Sahib in World Heritage List was a rumor


LONDON, UK (May 2, 2015)—Director of World Heritage Centre of UNESCO has clarified in written to Sikh Council UK that they haven’t received any application regarding enlisting of Sri Harmandir Sahib and also no discussion over this matter is going on in UNESCO. It is notable that rumors of enlisting Sri Harmandir Sahib in World Heritage list of UNESCO were ...

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Retired Toronto Police Chief Launches Political Career At Sikh Celebration


TORONTO, Canada (April 29, 2015)—Dressed in a plain black suit, blue shirt and striped tie, retired Toronto police chief Bill Blair stepped outside his comfort zone Sunday on his first day as a civilian and aspiring federal Liberal candidate.“Public safety was easy. Locking up the bad guys is a piece of cake,” he quipped after greeting several dozen Sikh police ...

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Members of Canadian Sikh community hold forum to discuss recent gun violence


SURREY, April 29 : Members of the Sikh community held a public forum Sunday to discuss the recent gun violence that has gripped Surrey and Delta for nearly two months.The Gurdwara Dukh Niwaran Sahib Society asked residents to voice their concerns and discuss ways to combat what has been described as a low-level gang war.The panel included Eileen Mohan, the ...

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