Sikh News

SGPC Sends Relief Material for Pilgrims

June 30th, 2015 |

hemkunt-sahib Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has sent relief material to the pilgrims who are stucked in flood-hit areas of Sikh Sri Hemkunt Sahib, Gobind Dham and various other places of Utterakhand.due to heavy raining in hemkunt sahib, many pilgrims stucked in hemkunt sahib.
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Bangldesh Government recognizes Sikh Anand Marriage Act

June 29th, 2015 |

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Working on the long pending demands of the sikh community, Bangladesh Government recognized Sikh Anand Marriage Act 1909. After Pakistan, Bangladesh is the second country in South East Asia to recognize Sikh Anand Marriage Act.

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Sikh Youth Leaders meet S.Simranjit Singh Maan At PGI

June 25th, 2015 |

s maanSikh Youth Leader S.Papalpreet singh ,S.Shamsher Singh Koharka and S.Pritpal Singh Today met khaslistan Idealogue S.Simranjit Singh maan at PGI chandigarh.

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Ministry of Culture Issues Clarification on Golden Temple UNESCO Heritage Status

June 24th, 2015 |

harmandir-sahib.jpgMinistry of Culture, Government Of India has issued clarification regarding UNESCO Heritage Status of Golden Temple, Amritsar. In the clarification issued, Ministry has told that it has not applied for UNESCO Heritage Status for Golden Temple, Amritsar.
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Vice President,Office Bearers and Seceratry selected in hazur sahib board meeeting

June 23rd, 2015 |

In a meeting held at Hazur Sahib, Nanded, the selection of Vice President and other Office bearers was done in the leadership of controversial President, Hazur Sahib Board, tara singh. The board meeting was held at the resident of Bhai Joga singh in the presence of Board members, in which vice president and secretary and ofice bearers was selected.  Continue Reading »

ROTC member allower to wear turban

June 22nd, 2015 |

A US District Judge has ruled in favor of Sikh student confirming that the US Army’s refusal to allow him to join due to Turban and Beard is against the Religious Freedom Restoration Act(RFRA).
Earlier, Iknoor Singh, a student of Hofstra University applied for his university’s US Army ROTC program, but the US Army officials told him to shave his beard and cut his hair to be eligible for applying for religious accomodation. Iknoor Singh will have to reapply for religious accommodation at the end of his training.

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Anadpur Sahib 350th Anniversary – Jathedar Akal Takhat calls for a Drug Free Punjab

June 20th, 2015 |

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The 350-year foundation day celebration of Anandpur Sahib completed peacefully. The celebrations which started on June 17th in Gurudwara Bhora Sahib completed today with messages from all Singh Sahibans and then final Ardas ceremony to commemorate the foundation day. Continue Reading »