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March 2017

All posts published in March 2017

17 posts

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“The Indian Troops in France 1914-18” launched

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The de facto ambassador of the Sikhs at many recent French events in India and France, Harjinder Singh Kukreja hosts the French book launch. At an impressive public event at an upbeat restaurant in Ludhiana, French historian, Douglas Gressiux, along with a Fre... More »

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Meet Yogi Adityanath

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The new chief minister of Uttar Pradesh -Mahant Yogi Adityanath is the new symbol of Hindutva-inspired development. WSN presents you the person behind the face. Meet Yogi Adityanath 45-year-old Yogi-ascetic, monk, bachelor for life. Religious head of the Gorak... More »

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Dal Khalsa observes Fateh Diwas

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Dal Khalsa makes a concerted effort to reminisce and take inspiration from the historic Baba Baghel Singh capture of Delhi and unfurling of the Sikh flag atop the Red Fort. Commemorating the memory of Sikh warrior Baba Baghel Singh who conquered Delhi and unfu... More »

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Modern Bhai Ghanaiyas in action at Holla Mohalla

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Vol­un­teers nurse the wounded and pro­vide med­ica­tion dur­ing the an­nual Holla Meet at Takht Hazur Sahib, Nanded. In the true spirit of legendary Sikh care-giver Bhai Ghanaiya Ji, volunteers and activists of the Mumbai based Sat Sri Akaal Trust, Bhai Ghana... More »

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How was DSGMC formed?

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Harvindar Singh Bhatinda A former activist of the All India Sikh Students Federation, Harvinder Singh Bhatinda is a keen documentalist. He will be writing regularly for The World Sikh News on contemporary and historical subjects. After the SGPC came into exist... More »

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People elect the Maharaja

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On the occasion of his platinum jubilee birthday, soon after the marriage of his grandson and a little after the release of his autobiography, Maharaja Amarinder Singh could not have asked for more. He and his party, the Indian National Congress has swept AAP ... More »

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Delhi’s Badal Dal back in DSGMC driver’s seat

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Jasvinder Singh of The World Sikh News Delhi desk files this comprehensive report on the just concluded Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management elections, generally held once every four years. Amidst many smiling and a few numb faces, the DSGMC elections concluded with... More »

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Akal Takht is “state within a state”

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The Editor, The World Sikh News writes a comprehensive Open Letter to Giani Gurbachan Singh -Jathedar Akal Takht Sahib, elaborating the genesis of the issue relating to the pardon by the Sikh religious leadership to blasphemous pseudo-saint cultist- Gurmit Ram... More »