Sikh News

Giani Mal Singh Takes Over Sewa As Jathedar of Takhat Keshgarh Sahib

August 23rd, 2013 |

giani-mal-singh-jathedar-keshgarh-sahibGiani Mal Singh took over sewa as 20th Jathedar of Takhat Sri Keeshgarh Sahib yesterday after an official ceremony was held at Takhat Sahib. First, Akhand Path Sahib Bhog ceremony took place, after which gurbani keertan was sung by Hazoori Ragis and then after Ardas and Hukamnama for Jathedar appointment, Giani Mal Singh Ji was handed over siropaos and dastar. Continue Reading »

Giani Jagtar Singh takes over as Head Granthi of Harmandir Sahib

August 21st, 2013 |

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Giani Jagtar Singh took over as head granthi of Sri Harmandir Sahib from Singh Sahib Giani Mal Singh ji yesterday. Earlier last week, SGPC appointed Giani Mal Singh as Jathedar of Takhat Sri Keshgarh Sahib in a meeting held in Chandigarh. The official ceremony for Jathedar appointment will take place tomorrow at Takhat Sahib. Continue Reading »

DSGMC planning for World Sikh Summit in 2014

August 21st, 2013 |

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Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee is planning to hold World Sikh Summit in year 2014 at New Delhi. This was announced by DSGMC president Manjit Singh GK here in France. He was a part of three member delegation on a visit to France to attend the Fifth Annual Global Sikh Civil and human rights conference. He said the schedule of the event will be released shortly.

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Govt of India Assures to include Bhagat Singh’s Name in Martyrs List

August 20th, 2013 |

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Govt of India today assured in parliament that Bhagat Singh’s name will be included in martyrs list who fought for independence. Minister of State for Parliamentary affairs Rajiv Shukla assured the parliament when this issue was raised in Rajya Sabha by few Member of Parliament. He said that if somehow Bhagat Singh’s name is missed out from the list , it will be duly included.

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Teenage Girl arrested over attack on Elderly Sikh in UK

August 18th, 2013 |

teenage-girl-attack-UKA teenage girl has been arrested in UK over attack on 80 year old elderly sikh man in UK. She has been arrested after some passerby shot the video of assault and posted on you tube which went viral. The 19 year teenage girl allegedly abused the old man and spat on him and the punches on face left the old man with bloodied nose and black eye. The turban of old man fell on ground. Continue Reading »

Giani Mal Singh to be new Jathedar of Takhat Sri Keshgarh Sahib

August 18th, 2013 |

giani-mal-singh-jiGiani Mal Singh will be the new Jathedar of Takhat Sri Keshgarh Sahib. This decision has been taken in a recent Shiromani Gurudwara Parbhandhak Committe – SGPC executive meeting held at Chandigah. Giani Mal Singh has been senior head granthi at Sri Harmandir Sahib Amritsar and were appointed as head granthi of Sri Harmandir Sahib in November last year.

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