Panjab University provides reservation to grandkids of 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims

According to Rule (vii) of the PU Handbook of Information of 2015, the reservation was earlier provided only to the children of the victims of the 1984 riots. Chandigarh (2nd Sep.) SNS - Bringing an amendment in its Handbook of Information, Panjab University (PU) has now extended a two per cent reservation to the grandchildren of the victims of the More...

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By SNS On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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Hounded, Sikh farmers fleeing Gujarat

CHANDIGARH (Jan 30th) SNS : Targeted by land mafia, attacked by goons and booked by cops, Sikh farmers who had made the inhospitable terrain in Bhuj area of Gujarat cultivable, are now forced to flee the land they More...

By SNS On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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Dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Rahim in trouble in blasphemy case

Bathinda (29th Jan) SNS :- The pile of worries of controversial Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh seems to be growing as the Bhatinda court’s order, which had given him relief, has now been challenged More...

By SNS On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Obama has let down minorities: Dal Khalsa

Amritsar (28th Jan) SNS –  The Dal Khalsa, a radical Sikh organisation, is happy with U.S. President Barack Obama’s call to India to uphold religious freedom, but is worried by the “sea change” in the More...

By SNS On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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60% of Americans unaware about Sikhs and Sikhism: Survey

Washington, 27 jan (SNS) - More than a decade after 9/11, Americans who come across a turban-wearing Sikh are still prone to mistaking him for a Muslim, according to a study. Sixty per cent of Americans who participated More...

By SNS On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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Congress plans rally to counter Amit Shah’s anti-drug campaign

Amritsar (12th Jan) SNS : The Congress’s Punjab unit decided on Sunday decided to organise a rally in Amritsar on January 22 the day when BJP president Amit Shah is set to launch an anti-drugs rally in that city. The More...

By SNS On Sunday, January 11th, 2015
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High uranium content in holy city’s water sets alarm bells ringing

AMRITSAR (11th Jan) SNS : Detection of high uranium content in drinking water in Amritsar district has set the alarm bells with the medical fraternity now demanding further research to know the root cause of the More...

By SNS On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
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Derby UK: Home Secretary to Visit National Sikh Museum to Unveil WW1 Commemoration Exhibition

DERBY, UK (Nov. 26th) — The Home Secretary and Member of Parliament for Maidenhead, Theresa May, will be paying a visit to the National Sikh Museum in Derby, on Wednesday 26th November. The visit is part of the More...

By SNS On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
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Navjot Sidhu caught in Gurbani row

JALANDHAR (Nov 25th) : Cricketer-turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu was once again in the eye of a political storm after he was accused of wrongly attributing the words of Gurbani by the fifth Sikh master, Guru More...

By SNS On Monday, November 24th, 2014
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Sikhs also bleed red, white and blue

I recently went for a run. It started to rain, but I kept on going. I thought back to the countless times I ran the fence line during my deployment to Afghanistan in 2011. I was a U.S. Army captain serving my country More...