Amrit Kaur: Aged 80, she's India's newest billionaire
Inside, 80-year-old Amrit Kaur complained that the third power cut of the day was underway, as she sat down to discuss, reluctantly, her childhood, her father, the erstwhile ruler of Faridkot, and the epic two-decade legal battle that has won her rights to half of her father's property...
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Amritsar Revisited ~ a photo journey
Born and brought up in Amritsar, every time I think of the city I think of the warm bonds and cold lassis, hot Amritsari kulchas and sweet hospitality.
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Data error makes Sikhs most jobless in Indian cities
A statistical flaw has earned the Sikh community the dubious distinction of being most unemployed religious group in Indian cities.
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Sikh Holy City of Nanded Joins Green Pilgrimage Network in Norway
Nanded, a Southern Indian city considered holy by the Sikhs, represented by the Takhat Hazoor Sahib committee, joined the Green Pilgrimage Network, making a commitment towards becoming eco-friendly.
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Aren't We All Just Passing Through?
Yesterday’s hukamnama touched on temporal love. Guru said that man drowns in it. When do we know that our love is divine rather than temporal? Certainly a marriage ceremony alone is not enough.
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Thomas Bernhard in New Delhi
An ordinary extended family sits down for a meal around a “natural oak” table, but somewhere down the line they find Nazis in the soup.
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Akalis say Indian army is ‘occupying force’
In occupied Kashmir, the Punjab-based Sikh organization, Akali Dal President Simranjit Singh Mann has said that Indian troops in Jammu and Kashmir are an occupying force and plebiscite is “the only possible solution” to the Kashmir problem.
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Amritsar Foundation Day: a Mass Action for the Ecology of Guru Ramdas's Nagri
This year Eco-Amritsar started celebrating this day as an annual event with the environmental focus areas....
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As Mystery Illness Stalks Its Young, India Intensifies Search for a Killer
The children begin arriving every year in mid-May, brought to an overburdened hospital here in one of India’s most impoverished areas by their panic-stricken mothers. Seemingly healthy hours earlier, most have lapsed into a coma, punctuated by convulsions.
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Sikh dancer performs Vilasini Natyam, a forgotten dance form
When Sikh dancer Dimple Kaur took up Vilasini Natyam, the forgotten classical dance from Andhra Pradesh, she hoped to spark an interest for the art form among the youth.
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