Besides the snow fury and avalanches, top police and administrative officials were on tenterhooks till late night in Kashmir valley following a tsunami of rumour surrounding the ailing hard-line Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Geelani (84), fuelled by edited Wikipedia page where he was declared dead.
Oak Creek is preparing to host the premiere of a film about the Sikh temple shooting. Just a few days after the temple shooting, film makers arrived in Oak Creek to capture the images of horror and the outpouring of support, all in an effort to stomp out hate crimes.
Kisumu residents, who recently brought down a religious monument erected in the centre of the lakeside city, claiming it was satanic, were overawed by the colour, splendour and solemnity rolled out by members of the Sikh community by celebrating 100 years of the Siri Guru Singh Sabha Temple in commemoration of which the damaged monument was built.
Heavy snowfall across Kashmir paralysed normal life in the Valley on Wednesday, snapping its links with the outside world, hitting power and water supply and causing damage to more than 150 structures.
As Pakistan grapples with a crippling energy crisis, people of Pakistan occupied Kashmir have taken matters into their own hands, using small-scale turbines to generate electricity from streams and rivers.
Even as he did not apply for his candidature, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) state secretary Paramjeet Singh was chosen by the screening committee as the official nominee from Karnal parliamentary constituency.
An Indian-American doctor in the US has pleaded guilty to taking kickbacks for diagnostic testing referrals of his patients and failing to file tax returns on USD 1 million of income over a three-year period.
Puran Singh, former driver of Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan leader Mahesh Kumar Jha ‘Ashutosh Maharaj’, has again moved the Punjab and Haryana high court to get the spiritual leader’s body out of the freezer for autopsy and ask for a CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) inquiry.
While teachers and principals say the move is ‘good and creative’, students feel that some flexibility and modifications in the time allotted will make the process smoother before its introduction in the board exams.
Students at various schools in Peel and Eastern Ontario have organised events to create a greater understanding of the Sikh religion amongst the general public. These events are being held in March to celebrate Sikh Awareness Month.
Developers want to build a new Sikh religious center in Beavercreek. City council will hear a proposal to build the 3,200-square-foot religious centre on a two-acre plot near the intersection of Factory Road and Richmar Drive, which the city’s planning commission recommended at a recent meeting.
Punjab Congress and People's Party of Punjab on Tuesday announced an alliance at a jointly held press conference at Chandigarh Press Club. Both the parties would contest on a combined manifesto.
Lawmakers urged the Pentagon on Monday to lift a virtual ban on Sikhs serving in the US armed forces by easing the military-uniform policy to enable Sikhs to wear beards, long hair and turbans in accordance with the customs of their religion.
Of the Rs.
23.5 crore the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) spent on the assembly elections in 2012, over Rs.
20 crore was spent on publicity alone. While the Congress state unit spent much less and got some support from the national unit too, the BJP’s Punjab unit made a clean profit, if one goes by accounts statements submitted to the Election Commission (EC).
With most parts of Jammu and Kashmir receiving fresh snow, authorities today issued a high and medium-danger avalanche warning for higher parts of the state and asked people living there to avoid venturing into steep slopes in the next 24 hours.