Amritsar Sikhs work and pray for a clean city
“Seva is only half done if we leave garbage behind processions, kirtan samagams or jagratas (religious prayer programmes), langars (free festival food) and chhabeels. We must take responsibility to clean up after religious, personal or public events,” said EcoAmritsar Chairman, Gunbir Singh.
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Wave Of Arrests Across Punjab As Police Target Sikh Youths On Social Media
For last few days the Punjab police is on the hunt for Sikh youth again as at least 19 young Sikhs have already been arrested by Punjab police from various places in Punjab. All arrested have been linked by the Punjab police with the so-called attempts to revive militancy in Punjab.
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Bakhshi Inderjit Singh ~ Remembrance
Remembering BAKSHI INDERJIT SINGH (1919 - 2009) on his 4th death Anniversary.
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India: A Dangerous Place To Be A Woman
At the orphanage I didn’t know what to expect. I walked in and was met with the most incredible young Indian girls.
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Arizona sees surge of asylum seekers from India
Hundreds, and perhaps thousands, of Indians over the past year have asked for asylum after paying as much as $35,000 to be smuggled halfway around the globe.
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Falling Economic Tide in India Is Exposing Its Chronic Troubles
India's economy now stands in disarray, with the prospect of worse to come in the next few months.
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Potent Memories From a Divided India
All around her was carnage. Clutching her three young children, she looked out the train window to see bodies strewed along the tracks. The memory haunted her until she died.
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Sikhs Identifying with their Castes Fading
A recent study has reportedly revealed that not even 1% of Sikhs settled in north-eastern and southern states identify themselves with their gotras/castes/surnames.
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One of 2 missing kids lost forever, trafficking on rise
In 2012, 65,038 children were reported missing and 41.35% of them were not traced. Not all missing children are reported to the police, so the figure could be higher.
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Salmonella in Spices Prompts Changes in Farming
Spices grown in the mist-shrouded Western Ghats here have fueled wars, fortunes and even the discovery of continents, and for thousands of years farmers harvested them in the same traditional ways. Until now.
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