Stopping from taking out Nagar Kirtan is an attack on religious freedom of Sikhs, says SGPC

Courtesy : https://www.sikh24.com/2019/12/31/stopping-sikhs-from-taking-out-nagar-kirtan-is-an-attack-on-religious-freedom-of-sikhs-says-sgpc/#.Xhw7-8hKjIU Dec 31, 2019 CHANDIGARH, Punjab—SGPC president Gobind Singh Longowal has condemned UP police’s act of booking Sikhs, who were taking out the Nagar Kirtan, by saying that it is a direct attack on the religious freedom of Sikhs, which cannot be tolerated. is pertinent to note here that Sikhs were stopped from taking out the Nagar Kirtan […]

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Cold wave continues in Punjab, Haryana; rains in store

Courtesy : Dec 31, 2019 Cold wave conditions continued across Punjab and Haryana on Tuesday with some places recording near freezing temperatures despite marginal rise in mercury. But mild rains are in store from Wednesday. Narnaul in Haryana and Gurdaspur in Punjab recorded minimum temperatures of 2.3 degrees and 2.9 degrees Celsius, Met department officials told IANS. However, there was […]

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Bangladesh govt suspends mobile networks along borders with India citing security reasons

Courtesy: https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/bangladesh-govt-suspends-mobile-networks-along-borders-with-india-citing-security-reasons/1697411 Dec 31, 2019 The Bangladesh government has suspended mobile networks along the borders with India, citing security reasons “in the current circumstances”, a move that will affect around 10 million users in the area, according to media reports. The operators suspended the networks on Monday within one kilometres of the borders with India, the Dhaka Tribune reported. The […]

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Mobile app on Mool Mantar to be launched soon

Courtesy : https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/mobile-app-on-mool-mantar-to-be-launched-soon-19488 Dec 31, 2019 In a global effort headed by Ashvinder Kundan Singh, over 20 Sikhs scholars and educators from around the world, including renowned Sikh artistes Onkar Singh, Kanwar Singh and Harsimran Kaur, have come together to create a mobile application to promote and educate people on the Mool Mantar. The Mool Mantar is a succinct doctrinal […]

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DUBAI: Construction of Gurudwara Sri Guru Nanak Darbar begins at Ras Al Khaimah

Courtesy : https://www.sikh24.com/2019/12/31/dubai-construction-of-gurudwara-sri-guru-nanak-darbar-begins-at-ras-al-khaimah/#.Xhw6zchKjIU Dec 31, 2019 RAS AL KHAIMAH, UAE—Be it Canada, United States, United Kingdom or any other part of the world, through their hard work, Sikhs have made a unique identity wherever they have migrated. Due to the community’s efforts, Sikhs in Dubai are now just about to get a brand new Gurdwara Sahib constructed in Ras Al […]

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As convict Rajoana threatens hunger strike in jail, SGPC president meets his sister

Courtesy : https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/ludhiana/as-convict-rajoana-threatens-hunger-strike-in-jail-sgpc-president-meets-his-sister-6192492/ Dec 31, 2019 Days after Union Home Minister Amit Shah denied granting any pardon to Khalistani militant Balwant Singh Rajoana who is a convict in 1995 assassination of then Punjab CM Beant Singh, SGPC president Gobind Singh Longowal met Rajoana’s sister, Kamaldeep Kaur, at her residence in Ludhiana Monday. Longowal announced that SGPC will be moving Supreme […]

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SGPC condemns case against Sikhs for taking out nagar kirtan in UP

Courtesy : https://www.hindustantimes.com/chandigarh/sgpc-condemns-case-against-sikhs-for-taking-out-nagar-kirtan-in-up/story-Pn8FvyW1C6r3d7j0ORR3EK.html Dec 31, 2019 The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Monday condemned booking of Sikh devotees by Uttar Pradesh police for allegedly defying prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPc) by taking out a religious procession from Kiratpur gurdwara in Pilibhit’s Kheri Naubaramad village to commemorate Shahidi Diwas (martyrdom of the sons of […]

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