Sikh groups demand removal of statues on Amritsar street

December 1 The “bhangra” dance diorama set up on the pedestrian path on the heritage street here leading to the Golden Temple has not gone down well with a group of Sikhs. Holding banners, several activists of the Himmat-e-Khalsa, Sri Guru Granth Sahib Satkar Committee, Akal Khalsa Dal and Jatha Sirlath Khalsa took to streets on Sunday, demanding removal of […]

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Stansted -Amritsar route on Air India now.

Oct 10,2019  Air India has decided to launch a direct, nonstop flight between London Stansted airport and the north west Indian city of Amritsar later this month.  This will operate three times a week from October 31st. The route will be operated by a two-classB787 Dreamliner, with flight AI165 deparying Amritsar at 0310 on Tuesday, Thrusday and Saturday, arriving into […]

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Amritsar: On display in holy city, 80 artworks on Sikh history

Courtesy : The Indian Express  Oct 11,2019 In the run up to celebrations for the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, a collection of exquisite paintings titled “The Sikhs: An Occidental Romance” by eminent artists from all over the world has come to Gobindgarh Fort, Amritsar for the first time. The wide compilation will be displayed at Gobindgarh Fort, […]

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Amritsar train tragedy: A year on, victim’s kin protest to seek justice

Courtesy : ANI Oct 9,2019 Family members of those killed in the Amritsar train accident on Dussehra last year, took out a protest march on Tuesday to mark the anniversary and demanded compensation. Hundreds of protesters participated in the march demanding justice and raised slogans against the Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s government. “It has been a year but […]

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550th birth anniv: AI’s Mumbai-Amritsar-London flight from Oct 31

Courtesy : Hindustan times  Oct 10, 2019  To mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, Air India has announced new flights on the Mumbai-Amritsar-Stansted (UK) route from October 31. However, the flag-carrier airline announced it has no plans to begin international flights before October 2020 from Chandigarh international airport At the Press Club, Sector 27, Air India general manager […]

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British government ordered to open Amritsar massacre files

Courtesy : The Guardian Oct 7,2019 London : A tribunal has ordered that secret Downing Street files relating to Anglo-Indian relations at the time of the 1984 massacre at the Golden Temple of Amritsar must be made public. Campaigners say the Margaret Thatcher-era documents could reveal further information about the UK’s military role in the deaths of hundreds and possibly […]

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Dedicate IIM Amritsar to Sri Guru Nanak Dev – Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Dedicate IIM Amritsar to Sri Guru Nanak Dev – Harsimrat Kaur Badal : Sikh Daily

Oct 7, 2019 Union Food Processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal urged the Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal to dedicate the upcoming IIM in Amritsar to the first Guru. She suggested that the institution be named after the revered guru as – Sri Guru NanakDev ji 550th Centenary IIM. “Dedicating the IIM to Guru Sahab would be a befitting […]

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