Everything you need to know about Miran Sahib So: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Miran Sahib So: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Sydney, May 23 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has said that she would look into the issue of allowing Sikhs in her country to wear the turban while at work and also while riding motorcycles.
Srinagar, May 21 (IANS) A self-styled "religious preacher" was arrested from Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district for repeated sexual exploitation of four minor girls at an institute he ran, police said Tuesday.
Islamabad, May 9 (ANI): The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has admitted a petition seeking registration of a murder case against former President Pervez Musharraf for ordering military operation against Lal Masjid.
Amritsar, Apr. 19 (ANI): Sikh devotees who had recently visited Pakistan to offer prayers and pay homage at gurdwaras across the border, have returned home and complained about the poor upkeep of the shrines by the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC).
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Remaking Mehboob Khan's Oscar-nominated "Mother India" is an unachievable feat, says Vidya Balan and if someone dared attempt this, she wouldn't be a part of this.
Chandigarh, March 31 (IANS) International boxer Vijender Singh allegedly consumed heroin 15 times from December 2012 to February 2013 while his colleague Ram Singh took it five times, Punjab Police said Sunday as it announced seizure of huge quantities of lifestyle drugs used in parties.
Srinagar, Mar 31 (ANI): Reconstruction work of the 350-year-old shrine of Dastageer Sahib at Khanyar in Srinagar has been in full swing, keeping in mind the sentiments of locals.
Fatehgarh Sahib (Punjab), Mar 30 (ANI): Police recovered a huge cache of drugs worth crores from the residence of a Sub Inspector in a raid in Fatehgarh Sahib in Punjab on Saturday.
Islamabad, March 24 (IANS) Twelve Pakistani soldiers succumbed to injuries Sunday, taking the death toll in a suicide attack in the tribal northwest to 17, the media reported.
Islamabad, March 24 (IANS) At least five soldiers were killed in a suicide attack Saturday night on an army check-post in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, an army statement said.
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) The title of the TV show "Gurbani" has been changed to "Baani - Ishq Ka Kalma" and the series is set to showcase the plight of new brides in Punjab who are left behind by their NRI husbands.
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) The title of new show "Gurbani" will be replaced, said an official statement from channel Colors Monday. The decision comes after various Sikh organisations reportedly expressed concern over it.
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia, who is riding high on the success of "Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster Returns" (SBAGR), says it was the arrival of his doggy named Sahiba, his "lucky mascot", which changed the course of his career.
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia says the presence of Irrfan in his films leads him to write extraordinary stuff as he knows the actor can pull off anything.
Fatehgarh Sahib (Punjab), March 9 (IANS) The Punjab Police Saturday summoned boxer Ram Singh for questioning in a drug haul case, a police official here said.
Chandigarh, March 7 (IANS) Punjab Police Thursday said it had busted an international drugs pedaling nexus, with the arrest of a Canada-based Indian and his accomplice with 26 kg of expensive heroin in the state's Fatehgarh Sahib district.
Shimla, Feb 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Tuesday got one new train and other projects from Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, but the state's opposition BJP described the railway budget for 2013-14 as "disappointing".
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Jimmy Sheirgill is rarely seen promoting his films in a big way but the actor is going all out to promote his next "Sahib, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns", even on television.
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Actress Mahie Gill, whose characters have mostly had a sensuous connotation to them, says she is not as sensual in real life.
Amritsar, Feb.20 (ANI): Martyrdom Day, which is observed in the memory of those who died while fighting to protect the sanctity of the Sikh Gurdwaras before the partition of the subcontinent, is being observed at Nanakana Sahib near Lahore in Pakistan from Tuesday to Thursday.
Chandigarh, Feb 7 (IANS) From bitter feuds between its vice chancellor and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to its website being hacked, the Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, the first and only Sikh university, has been grappling with controversies almost from day one.
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia says Soha Ali Khan fits the part perfectly in his film "Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns", thanks to her royal connection.
Chandigarh, Feb 6 (IANS) To boost tourism in the state, Punjab's chief minister Wednesday approved a Rs.250 crore plan for Sikh circuit tourism for developing Sikh religious places.
Chandigarh, Feb.6 (ANI): In a significant move aimed at boosting religious tourism in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today approved the Sikh Circuit Tourism plan of Rs. 250 crore.
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Irrfan, known as one of the best performers in the country, says as a child his only motive was to become famous and change people's perception towards him.
Peshawar, Jan. 23 (ANI): A Sikh businessman was kidnapped by unidentified armed men from outside his house in Pakistan's Qaidabad region.
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Irrfan, who fell while shooting a polo scene for "Sahib Bibi Aur Gangster Returns", is fine, the film's director Tigmanshu Dhulia says.
Amritsar, Jan 11 (IANS) Visiting Canadian minister Jason Kenny was Friday shown black flags by a group of people who are waiting for their immigration clearance to Canada.
Kabul, Jan 1 (IANS) A Taliban leader has been killed in Afghanistan's Kunduz province, the NATO-led coalition forces confirmed Tuesday.
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) Two Pakistani soldiers were killed and two were injured Wednesday when unidentified militants fired at an army vehicle in the country's northwest tribal region, media reports said.
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan, who is part of "Sahib, Biwi aur Gangster Returns", says the film is now complete and she is sure that the audience will like it.
Lahore, Dec. 3 (ANI): A 22-year-old Christian youth from Pakistan, accused of burning a copy of the Holy Quran, has died in police custody at Warburton police station.
London, Nov 29 (IANS) A 15-year-old girl in Afghanistan was beheaded by a relative after she and her family turned down the man's marriage proposal, a British daily reported.
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Afghan police have reportedly arrested two men accused of beheading a teenage girl with a knife.
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Contrary to reports that Sunny Leone may not do an item number in "Singh Sahib The Great", filmmaker Anil Sharma says he is keen to shoot the song with her and that they are working on her dates.
Shimla, Nov 24 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed and nine injured when an overcrowded multi?utility vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district Saturday, police said.
Chandigarh, Nov 2 (IANS) He would have savoured spicy chicken curry and dal tadka with tandoori naans and rotis at a popular dhaba (roadside eatery) here but security concerns and "media leaks" have knocked this off the menu of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper during his visit here Nov 7, during which he will pray at the Takht Keshgarh Sahib, the second most important Sikh shrine after Golden Temple, at Anandpur Sahib, 80 km from here.
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) At least five people were killed and more than 20 others injured in a bomb blast Sunday near a shrine in Nowshera town of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Xinhua reported.
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 25 injured after a bomb blast in Noweshera town of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunwa province Sunday, Dawn reported.
Chandigarh, Oct 27 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has cancelled his trip to Italy to welcome Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper during the latter's visit to Punjab next month, an official said here Saturday.
Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir), Sept 22 (ANI): Army officials organised a special arms training camp here recently for students to counter militancy in the state.
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has asked the state government to clarify its policy on opening liquor shops near educational institutes and religious places.
Shimla, Sep 3 (IANS) After a few days of lull, the southwest monsoon has once again got activated in Himachal Pradesh with some areas in the state experiencing heavy rainfall, a Met official said Monday.
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan finds all kinds of reality shows on the small screen very interesting and says it is particularly entertaining to watch people be themselves in front of the camera.
Oak Creek (Wisconsin, USA), Aug.13 (ANI): Hundreds of people from around the country gathered on Sunday at the Sikh gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, for the first public service there since a white supremacist gunned down six people in the same place exactly a week earlier.
Amritsar, Aug.10 (ANI): Devout Sikhs led by the members of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) participated in special memorial prayers at the Golden Temple here on Friday.
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) US Ambassador Nancy Powell has said that if the gunman who killed six people at a gurdwara at Winconsin had an accomplice, he or she will be punished.
Shimla, July 8 (IANS) Rescue workers in Haryana Sunday recovered three more bodies of the eight people washed away while crossing a flooded rivulet in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district.
Shimla, July 8 (IANS) Rescue workers Sunday recovered one more body from Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district while the fate of six washed away while crossing a flooded rivulet is still not known.
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): The National Commission for Minorities has expressed regret over a fire damaging the 200-year-old Peer Dastgir Sahib in Srinagar on June 25.
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday extended the central government's support to the Jammu and Kashmir government's efforts to rebuild the 200-year-old Dastageer Sahib shrine in the state that was gutted in a major fire earlier this week.
Ferozepur (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) Hundreds gathered in Phidde village of Punjab's Ferozepur district to give a rousing welcome to Surjeet Singh, who returned home after more than 30 years of incarceration in Pakistan. Relatives distributed sweets and burst crackers to mark his return.
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) The Peer Dastgeer Sahib shrine here was gutted Monday but the holy relic of the 11th century Muslim saint is safe, an official said.
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Tension gripped this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Monday following a blaze that gutted the revered Peer Dastageer Sahib shrine, police said.
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Historical Peer Dastgeer Sahib shrine in summer capital Srinagar was gutted in a blaze here Monday morning although the authorities said all the relics of the 11th century saint were safe.
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Around 350 Sikh pilgrims from India have arrived in Pakistan by a special train to observe the 173rd death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
Washington, May 16(ANI): Former Pak ambassador to the United States Husain Haqqani has condemned the regular media campaign against him to people who are full of hate, and are ideologically motivated.
Puk-e-Khumri (Afghanistan), April 22 (Xinhua-ANI): Heavy rains and floods have claimed the lives of at least seven people and destroyed dozens of houses in Baghlan province, 160 km north of Kabul over the past two days, a local official said Sunday.
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) Taliban militants armed with guns and granades stormed a Pakistani jail early Sunday and freed nearly 400 prisoners.
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) Nearly 400 inmates escaped from a Pakistani jail early Sunday after Taliban militants attacked the facility with guns and grenades.
Islamabad, Apr 15(ANI): Over 300 prisoners have escaped from a jail in north-western Pakistan after it was attacked by Islamist militants armed with guns and rocket-propelled grenades.
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman has lent support to a new spiritual album "Ik Onkar", launched under new music label Asli Music.
Islamabad, Apr 14(ANI): At least 8,000 Sikhs gathered at the Punja Sahib Gurdwara, which is located about 48 kilometres away from Rawalpindi, Pakistan, to celebrate Baisakhi.
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 14 (ANI): Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, paid tribute to the Sikh community in the country on the occasion of Baisakhi.
Islamabad, Apr 11 (ANI): Thousands of Sikh Yatris from India arrived at Lahore on Tuesday to participate in Besakhi celebrations.
Chandigarh, April 3 (IANS) A luxury train covering all the leading Sikh shrines in the country will be flagged off in December this year, a Punjab official said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Mar.30 (ANI): The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) party has called on the government to abolish the barbaric practice of capital punishment, saying that the death penalty is the ultimate denial of human rights, and is a premeditated and cold-blooded killing of a human being by the state in the name of justice.
Islamabad, Mar 25 (ANI): Dozens of French Muslims are reportedly being trained by the Taliban in northwestern Pakistan, intelligence officials have revealed.
Ludhiana, Dec 22 (ANI): Police in Ludhiana, Punjab seized objectionable t-shirts used for the promotion of the cause of a banned militant outfit.
Amritsar, Nov.30 (ANI): Religious bodies representing the Sikh community have appealed to both Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani and India's Home Minister P. Chidambaram to expedite access to Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib.
Amritsar, Nov.29 (ANI): The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) today asked Pakistan Evacuee Trust Board Chairman Zanab Syed A. Hashmi to use his office to help repair and restore various Sikh gurdwaras in Pakistan.
Amritsar, Nov.13 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said that state assembly elections, which would be due by the end of February 2012, would be held on time as the Election Commission of India has made all preparations.
Nankana Sahib, Nov 13 (ANI): The Sikh community in the Pakistani province of Punjab staged a demonstration against the ban on the use of fireworks on the birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev.
Washington, Oct 15(ANI): The United States has initiated a new, more aggressive approach towards the Haqqani insurgent network it asserts is supported by the Pakistan government, senior Obama administration officials said.
Lahore, Oct 12(ANI): Aasia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death on blasphemy charges, has allegedly been tortured by a staffer of Sheikhupura jail.
London, Oct 2 (ANI): A new venison-flavoured ice cream created at one of Scotland's leading restaurants and is being hailed as the perfect treat for a stag night.
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Sep.14 (ANI): Sikhs staged protests in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, over the torching of the Guru Granth Sahib by four unidentified men in a village.
Islamabad, August 31(ANI): The 313 Brigade, an operational arm of the Al-Qaeda, has appointed a new chief, Shah Sahib, following the death of its commander Ilyas Kashmiri in a US drone attack in Pakistan's South Waziristan tribal region in June.
Fatehgarh Sahib (Punjab), Aug 1(ANI): Sri Guru Granth Sahib University (SGGSU) Vice Chancellor Dr. Jasbir Singh Ahluwalia was shot at while coming out of the university today.
Srinagar, June 25(ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday reiterated his government's determination to involve the public in crucial decision making for holistic and all-round development of the state.
Karachi, June 20(ANI): Every minute a child under the age of five year dies in Pakistan, while every 20 minute a woman dies due to pregnancy related causes, the Director of Sindh Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH) Programme has said.
Islamabad, May 18(ANI): While the United States is demanding that Pakistan launch an offensive against the Haqqani network, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is instead wooing the terrorist group to join nascent Afghan peace talks, according to a newspaper report.
Sydney, Apr.17 (ANI): Members of the Sikh community celebrated the festival of Baisakhi here on Sunday with gaiety and fervor.
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): In a new study, scientists from Udine, Italy, have found which hemisphere of the brain - left or right - rotates an image mentally.
Amritsar, Mar.3 (ANI): The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) has urged the Pakistan Government to liberalize visa norms for Indian pilgrims visiting Nankana Sahib, a holy Sikh shrine there.
Lahore, Jan 25(ANI): Pakistan's National Crisis Management Cell has warned the country's law enforcement agencies that three vehicles can be used in Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Devices (VBIED) attacks, and directed the concerned authorities to take extensive security measures in this regard.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari released a book entitled "Kuliat-e-Gulzar" penned down by Pt. Anand Mohan Zutshi alias Gulzar Dehalvi at a function here on Monday.
Nevada (US), Jan 1 (ANI): Hindus have sent early greetings to Sikh communities world over for upcoming birthday of Guru Gobind Singh Sahib (1666-1708), tenth Guru of Sikhism.
New Delhi, Dec.30 (ANI): A luxury train covering the spiritual odyssey including the five Takhts (temporal seats) of Sikhs was flagged off from New Delhi.
Amritsar, Nov.19 (ANI): About 1200 Indian Sikh pilgrims have left for Pakistan to attend the 541st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the first spiritual leader of the Sikh Community, at Nankana Sahib in Sheikhupura District, even as the Pakistan Government denied visas to 250 Sikh pilgrims.
London, Oct. 26 (ANI): Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's foreign minister Tariq Aziz has been sentenced to death by hanging for persecuting members of Shiite religious parties under the former regime.
Amritsar, Oct. 22 (ANI): To mark the 541st Birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (PSGPC) is celebrating the occasion at Guru Nanak Dev's birthplace, Nankana Sahib, situated in Sheikhupura district of that country.
Amritsar Oct.20 (ANI): Perturbed over media reports regarding cancellation of US President Barack Obama's visit to Sri Harmandir Sahib (the Golden Temple), the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC), the premier body of the Sikhs, has urged him not to call off his visit to the holy city next month.
Amritsar, Oct 9 (ANI): Scores of devotees thronged the Golden Temple here on Saturday to take a dip in the holy pond and pay obeisance on the 476th birth anniversary of Guru Ram Dass, the fourth spiritual master of the Sikhs.
Peshawar, Oct 4(ANI): Three men have been allegedly killed by the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in North Waziristan, apparently in retaliation for the recent US drone strikes in the area.
New Delhi, Sep. 16 (ANI): Ace cricketer Kapil Dev said cricketing legend Ranjit Singh was one of the first Indians who introduced the game to the rest of the country.
Islamabad, Sept 8 (ANI): At least six suspected militants were killed and several others injured in a US missile strike in Dande Darbakhel area near Miran Shah, the main town in North Waziristan.
Amritsar, Sep 1 (ANI): A colourful 'Nagar Kirtan' procession was taken out by Sikhs here, to mark the 406th ceremony of the installation of their holy scripture, the Guru Granth Sahib on Wednesday.
Srinagar, Aug.18 (ANI): Situation in the valley remained by and large peaceful barring a couple of incidents of stone pelting on Wednesday.
London, Aug.16 (ANI): The Taliban stoned a 23-year-old woman and 28-year-old man to death because "they had an affair."