13 member Sikh delegation crosses Pakistan border for Nankana Sahib function

Feb 19 Accepting the invitation given by the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC) and the Sikh sangat, a 13-member Sikh jatha entered into Pakistan on Wednesday to take part in a function to observe the anniversary of the Nankana Sahib massacre on February 21. The jatha was led by Giani Harpreet Singh, the acting jathedar of Akal Takht. “On […]

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Sikhs in Canada joins campaign against online hate campaigns

Feb 14 World Sikh Organization of Canada has joined 41 other groups in an initiative led by the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) in order to seek government action in the wake of online hate activities against minority communities. Last year on April 20, an estimated 500,000 people gathered in Surrey, B.C. to celebrate the Sikh community’s annual […]

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Conspiracy by Punjab CM to weaken Sikh institutions, alleges SAD

Feb 14 Coming down heavily o Amrinder Singh -led Congress government in Punjab, Shiromani Akali Dal said the support to the idea of a separate gurdwara body for Haryana was a conspiracy to weaken SAD President Sukhbir Badal the move would have negative impact on the Sikh institution sincluding SGPC. Badal said that during the rule of the Bhupinder Singh […]

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SGPC slams Punjab government for separate Sikh body for Haryana

Feb 12 The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandhak Committee (SGPC) has come down heavily on Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder for endorsing in the Supreme Court about establishing a separate Sikh body for Haryana. It also condemned MP Ravneet Bittu for passing derogatory remarks on Akal Takht officiating Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh. After holding the executive committee meeting, SGPC president Gobind Singh […]

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Gurdwara in California pays tribute to basketball legend Kobe Bryant

February 11 Gurdwara in California’s Fresno paid tribute to basketball legend Kobe Bryant through a prayer meeting over the weekend, which left both the worshipers and onlookers mesmerized. Hundreds of Sikh men, women and children turned up wearing Lakers colors at the Gurdwara Nanaksar for a special prayer meeting for remembering Los Angeles Lakers star Bryant, his daughter Gianna and […]

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