Sikh scholars and historians of the Centre on Studies in Sri Guru Granth Sahib at Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) here claim that a majority of the relics of the Sikh Gurus that are on display in the ongoing ‘Darshan Yatra’ have been authenticated on the basis of historical evidence.
An undertrial ex-police officer attempted to commit suicide by slitting his wrist in sub-jail on Friday, the police have claimed. The undertrial has been identified as Gulshan Veer Singh, a former assistant sub-inspector (ASI) with the Punjab police.
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has warned the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC) against challenging the authority of the Akal Takht, the supreme institution for all Sikhs.
Seeing the troubles the boy had started giving to their uncle, they secretly sent the girl to her aunt's house in a Pathankot locality, which the boy again came to know and harassed them. The girl's uncle even tried to end his life by strangulating himself, Surinder alleged.
The Akal Takht has again issued a stern warning to 'granthis' (priests) and others concerned against taking the Guru Granth Sahib to cremation grounds, graveyards, tombs or any such place where the dead have been buried or cremated, as this is against the 'maryada' (traditional code) of the scripture.
The failure of the Amritsar Improvement Trust (AIT) to ensure proper underground passage of ‘Ganda Nala’ underneath the GT Road often leads to flooding of houses in Maqboolpura and its surrounding localities.
Thirty students from families of economically weaker sections (EWS) and rural areas have been selected for a 10-day children’s theatre workshop kicked off at Khalsa College Senior Secondary School here on Wednesday.
The ‘Darshan Didar Yatra’, carrying the relics of three Sikh gurus, continued with its onward journey on Wednesday moving from Tarn Taran, the town founded by fifth guru Arjan Dev, to Khadoor Sahib, the town founded by second guru Angad Dev.
People’s Party of Punjab (PPP) chief Manpreet Singh Badal has demanded the setting up of a Special Investigating Team (SIT) under the supervision of the Punjab and Haryana high court to probe into “misuse of the government machinery for amassing wealth by selected ruling families of Punjab”.
The local police have arrested five persons who were allegedly placing bets on the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match played between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians at Mumbai on Tuesday.
Stressing on strategic India-US partnerships in various sectors, US ambassador to India Richard R Verma said here on Wednesday that if both countries continued to work together, they could make a significant contribution to the rest of the world.
In a shocking incident, a resident of Duniya Sandhu village under Qadian police station allegedly killed his six-month-old daughter and dumped her body in a near-by river.
By their power and unique ability, two girls from All-India Pingalwara Society home here have qualified for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games to be held in Los Angeles, US.
The Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Punjab government on a petition by Gurdev Singh Bhullar, a key witness in the cable operator suicide case of Amritsar.
Following criticism by Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has decided to come down heavily on its employees who do not abide by the principles of Sikhism and are not “sabat soorat” Sikhs in appearance.