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19-Sep-2019 Patiala

Place Of Penitential Austerity Of Dera Baba Jassa Singh

Dera Baba Jassa Singh has the distinction of being a place of penitential austerity of four great saintly figures - Baba Hardit Singh, Baba Jassa Singh, Baba Nand Singh and Baba Gurmukh Singh Ji - really a holy place located on Sular Road in Patiala. Baba...

14-Jun-2019 New Delhi

India unhappy over Pakistan not giving visa to official Sikh jatha

India has registered a strong protest at Pakistan governments refusal to grant visa to an "official jatha" comprising 87 pilgrims who wanted to go there on the martyrdom day of Sikh Guru Arjan Dev, sources said here on Friday.The Ministry of External Affairs...

14-Jun-2019 Amritsar

Pakistan-bound Sikh pilgrims stranded at Attari

At least 130 Sikh pilgrims heading for Pakistan were left stranded at the Attari railway station on Friday as the Indian government did not grant them permission to cross the international border.The pilgrims, mostly elderly and hailing from various parts...

23-Dec-2017 Rajpura

Students of Aryans Public School Pays tribute to Chaar Sahibzaade

Aryans Public School, Rajpura, near Chandigarh organized a function  to commemorate the Martyrdom Day of the Chaar Sahibzaades. During the function students paid tribute to the sacrifice of “Chaar Sahibzaades”.The students were apprised of the importance...

05-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

GST shadow on world's largest community kitchen

It is known as the world's largest community kitchen -- feeding freshly cooked food to an estimated 50,000 devotees on weekdays and over 100,000 on weekends and festivals. But the newly-introduced GST is going to put an extra burden of over Rs 10 crore...

13-Mar-2017 Anandpur Sahib (Punjab)

Hola Mohalla marked with festive spirt in Anandpur Sahib

Tens of thousands of people converged on this Sikh holy town on Monday to be part of the Hola Mohalla festival.It was a virtual sea of humanity of men, women and children near the main shrine, Takht Keshgarh Sahib.The three-day Hola Mohalla celebrations coincide...

24-Nov-2016 Ludhiana

Bhagwan Valmiki Ji Murti Darshan Yatra Passes Through City Today

The Bhagwan Valmiki Ji Murti Darshan Yatra, that had entered the city last evening, passed through the city in the morning and proceeded towards Jalandhar in the afternoon. The Yatra carrying a six feet high golden "murti" of Bhagwan Valmiki Ji was welcomed...

30-Oct-2016 Amritsar

Golden Temple illuminated, less fireworks this year

The Golden Temple complex, where the holiest of Sikh shrines, 'Harmandar Sahib' is located, was illuminated on Sunday and fireworks display took place to mark the 'Bandi Chhor Diwas' and Diwali.There was festive spirit at the shrine complex in this Sikh...

03-Aug-2016 Ludhiana

Kashmir Killings: Dal Khalsa to organize protest on Independence Day

Sharpening its focus on Punjab's independence from Indian yoke, the Dal Khalsa supported by Akhand Kirtani Jatha will organize a demonstration at Ludhiana to mark India's 70th independence anniversary.Asserting that there was no reason for Sikhs to celebrate August...

28-Jul-2016 Chandigarh

‘Saakhi' app to tell Sikhism stories

Claiming to be the world's first app of audio stories on Sikhism, the "Saakhi - Sikh History & Gurmat" App was launched here on Thursday."Saakhi means 'a story' and is a unique mobile application (app) of audio stories based on Sikhism. The app is one of...

19-Jun-2016 Ludhiana

Green Nagar Kirtan – An Eco-friendly Initiative

To commemorate the birth anniversary of sixth guru of Sikhs, Guru Har Gobind Sahib Ji a procession was organized by the management committee of Gurdwara Chevin patshshi, Ludhiana. The nagar kirtan passed through different roads and streets starting from...

03-Jun-2016

Motion Poster of Chaar Sahibzaade 2 – Rise of Banda Singh Bahadur

Eros International, a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry is collaborating with Baweja Movies to co-produce the sequel to their 2014 Punjabi super hit 3D animated film, Chaar Sahibzaade. The film titled Chaar Sahibzaade 2 – Rise...

13-May-2016 New Delhi

Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj Passes Away

With profound pain and sorrow, this is to inform all that His Holiness Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh JiMaharaj has merged into this Almighty God.  He was travelling in a car in Canada which met with a serious accident at about 5.00 a.m. (IST) today.Further...

28-Mar-2016 Chandigarh

10 Couples Tie Their Knot At Nirankari Mass Wedding Ceremony

Sh. Mohinder Singh Ji, Chandigarh Branch Sanyojak, Sant Nirankari Mandal told that the Ten couples tied their nuptial knot at a mass marriage ceremony organized by the Social Welfare Department of the Sant Nirankari Mission here today, in the benign presence...

23-Mar-2016 Anandpur Sahib (Punjab)

Thousands throng Anandpur Sahib for Hola Mohalla

Thousands of devotees converged on this Sikh holy town on Wednesday to take part in the Hola Mohalla festival of Sikhs.It was a virtual sea of humanity of men, women and children near the main shrine, Takht Keshgarh Sahib, which holds significance in Sikhism.The...

23-Jan-2016 Chandigarh

Let’s Break Walls, Bring Man Closer To Man : Nirankari Baba

Let’s break the walls from the minds of the people and bring man closer to man. Walls whether erected in the name of religion, caste, creed, language or culture have never raised the status of man. Humans must, therefore, adopt the path of love, compassion,...

23-Dec-2015 Patiala

That Palpitation In Your Chest May Be Heart Rhythm Disorders

Heart rhythm disorder has assumed epidemic proportions globally becoming second largest killer disease, only after all the cancers-related deaths put together. Millions of people around the world remain undiagnosed or untreated and suffer primarily due to...

25-Nov-2015 Chandigarh

Religious fervour marks Gurpurab in Punjab, Haryana

Holiest of Sikh shrines 'Harmandar Sahib', popularly known as Golden Temple, in Amritsar and other gurdwaras elsewhere across Punjab and Haryana saw religious fervour as 'Gurpurab', the birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev was celebrated on Wednesday.Thousands...

20-Nov-2015 Amritsar

SGPC jatha leaves for Pakistan for Gurpurab

Over 1,100 pilgrims, mostly Sikhs, left for Pakistan on Friday for Gurpurab celebrations.The jatha, including 924 who are part of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) list, left for Pakistan's Lahore city on three special trains from Attari,...

15-Nov-2015 Chandigarh

Love Is A True Wealth, Distribute It : Nirankari Baba

Love is a true wealth, lets earn it and distribute it to the world. Prophets never preached hatred, then why do their followers, their believers hate each other and fight? Love never cause tension, only hatred does it. Mohinder Singh Ji, Chandigarh Branch...

27-Sep-2015 Chandigarh

Direct Special Train from Chandigarh to Nanded

A unique pilgrimage to Sachkhand Sri Hazoor Sahib, Nanded, Maharashtra on a special dedicated train will be undertaken, starting Monday i.e. 28th Sep’15 at 7.30 PM, from Chandigarh to Nanded and back in order to commemorate 350th birth anniversary of Guru...

24-Sep-2015 Amritsar

Akal Takht pardons Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim

The Akal Takht -- the highest temporal seat of the Sikh religion -- on Thursday said it has pardoned Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh following a written apology from him.Akal Takht jathedar (chief) Gurbachan Singh told media persons here...

02-Aug-2015 S.A.S. Nagar

609 Blood Units Donated by Nirankari Devotees

Sant  Nirankari charitable foundation today organized a blood donation camp here at Sant Nirankari Satsang Bhawan, Phase 6,  Mohali. The camp was inaugurated by Mr. Vinay Kaushal, Highest blood donor of Mohali devotees . A total of 609 Nirankari...

19-Jun-2015 Sri Anandpur Sahib

Parkash Singh Badal Terms SAD As Votary Of ‘Unite And Rule’

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said that the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) was the only party in the country which was a staunch votary of ‘unite and rule’ by dispelling the image of political outfits so far, which believed in the policy of ‘divide...

17-Jun-2015 Sri Anandpur Sahib

“Khanda” Becomes A Hit On Social Media

An 81-feet high “Khanda” made of stainless steel and installed at Panj Piara Park in Sri Anandpur Sahib has become hit on social media. The “Khanda” was dedicated to the humanity in the presence of Chief Minister Mr Parkash Singh Badal today. It has also...

17-Jun-2015 Sri Anandpur Sahib/ Rupnagar

Dharmik Darshan Yatra Given Warm Send Off Towards Sri Kiratpur Sahib

Punjab government and Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee’s (SGPC) collaborative initiative Dharmik Darshan Yatra is creating religious awakening in people from different sections of society and has especially helped the youngsters to associate themselves...

17-Jun-2015 Sri Anandpur Sahib

Religious Fervour Overflows At Sri Anandpur Sahib

Religious fervor overflowed at Sri Anandpur Sahib as a sea of pilgrims from across the globe converged here to have a date with historic occasion.For ferrying the pilgrims, a special train, from Delhi to Sri Anandpur Sahib, has also been scheduled, which would...

12-Jun-2015 Chandigarh

Chandigarh's Rock Garden creator dead

Chandigarh's famous Rock Garden creator Nek Chand died here at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here on Friday, his family members said.He was 90 years old and was suffering from diabetes, hypertension and cancer. He was hospitalised...

06-Jun-2015 Ludhiana

Thousands Of Devotees Pay Obeisance To Guru Sahibans’ Holy Relics

The Dharmik Darshan Yatra today gave its darshan to the residents of industrial town Ludhiana. Starting at around 10 am from Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Model Town the yatra passed through different areas of city. Carrying relics to the Sri Guru Gobind...

05-Jun-2015 Anandpur Sahib

All-white affair as Anandpur turns 350

As the summer heat sweeps the plains of Punjab in scorching June, the Sikh religious town of Anandpur Sahib is all set to mark its 350th birthday with an all-white spread.The Punjab government has unveiled grandiose plans for the occasion. From painting...

26-May-2015 Kahnuwan

Dharmik Darshan Yatra Brings Luck To Kahnuwan

After giving darshan to devotees in different parts of Punjab, the Dharmik Darshan Yatra visited areas of Kahnuwan today. At village Tughalwal in Qadian  area Jathedar Sewa Singh Sekhwan led the procession of devotees that accorded a warm welcome to the...

26-May-2015 Harchowal/ Sri Hargobindpur

Riarki’s Sangat Accords Warm Welcome To Yatra

In Riarki area if Sri Hargobindpur constituency the Dharmik Darshan Yatra was accorded a warm welcome on its arrival. Located along the river Beas, the Riarki residents eagerly awaited yatra and had been making arrangements for yatra’s arrival for the past...

23-May-2015 Amritsar

Devotees At Gurudwara Chheharta Sahib Welcome Darshan Didar Yatra

Darshan Didar yatra, which is an initiative of the Punjab government and SGPC, left from Gurudwara Sri Chheharta Sahib after its brief halt for next destination at 9:30 am. The yatra was given warm welcome at Guru Nanak Dev University,  Khalsa College,...

21-May-2015 Mattewal

Dharmik Darshan Yatra Enters Majitha

On the 16th day of its tour in the state, the Dharmik Darshan yatra today entered into Majitha traversing through various districts of the state, enabling people to have darshan of Guru Sahibans’ relics. At Guru Hargobind Sahib’s land Gurudwara Guru Ki...

09-May-2015 Talwandi Sabo

Braving summer heat, thousands throng religious yatra in Punjab

Braving the blazing 42 degrees Celsius plus temperature, thousands of devotees thronged the Takht Damdama Sahib in this Sikh religious town on Saturday to offer prayers at the 'Dharmik Darshan Yatra' which is carrying the relics of three Sikh gurus.The yatra...

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