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Shiromani Akali Dal delegation meets PM, thanks him for CGST exemption on ‘Langar’


CHANDIGARH: A delegation of the Shiromani Akali Dal led by the party president Sukhbir Singh Badal today called on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the latter’s New Delhi residence this morning to express thanks for the Union the government’s “unprecedented and decisive” initiative in exempting Guru Ka Langar (Community Kitched) from the GST regime, and to draw the PM’s ...

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Holy Corpus of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Vandalized near Ropar


oly Corpus of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Vandalized near Ropar ROPAR, Punjab—An unfortunate incident of vandalizing of the holy corpus of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji near Ropar has again come to fore. Sources have informed that this unfortunate incident occurred in the Gurdwara Singh Shaheed of village Dangoli near Ropar. It is pertinent to note here that the ...

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Letter by UK Citizen Jagtar Singh Johal Shares Details of Brutal Torture by Punjab Police


London : Two pages of a letter by British Citizen Jagtar Singh Johal share gruesome details of his torture by the police in Moga, Punjab. In the letter, Jagtar has shared various details of torture techniques used by the police during the interrogations.While it was already known that Jagtar Singh was tortured and electrocuted by the police, his first hand ...

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Sikh soldier to be first to wear turban for Trooping the Colour ceremony


London : A Sikh soldier is set to become the first to wear a turban instead of a bearskin hat during an annual parade that celebrates the British monarch, media reports have said. Guardsman Charanpreet Singh Lall, 22, will march among 1,000 soldiers taking part in Trooping the Colour ceremony which also marks the Queen’s official birthday. His turban will ...

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Baba Kharak Singh forgotten, even on 150th anniv


Chandigarh : The British had banned Gandhi caps and black turbans inside jails. When Baba Kharak Singh, who was lodged in the Dera Ghazi Khan jail (in North West Frontier) was asked to remove his turban, he threw away all his clothes, saying: “I will not wear these till the government lifts the ban.” The chill could have killed the ...

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