Everything you need to know about Nanak Pura: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Nanak Pura: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Kathua, (Jammu and Kashmir), May 18 (ANI): The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is widening 115 kilometres of arterial roads that connect to remote villages in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua District.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Regional films should not try hard to compete with Bollywood, rather they should focus on bringing freshness in their script to carve a niche among global audiences, says Jasbir Singh Derewal, producer of National Award-winning film "Nabar".
Bhindi Chhana Village (Ajnala), May 6 (ANI): Panic has gripped the family of Rattan Singh and Piari in the wake of the murder of Sarabjit Singh, a resident of Bhikhiwind village in a Pakistan prison , since their son, Nanak Singh, is also a case of mistaken identity in Pakistan.
Dhaka, April 28 (IANS) The owner of an eight-storey building that collapsed in the Bangladeshi capital, killing around 400 people, was arrested Sunday along the border with India's West Bengal state, a minister said.
Jammu, March 31 (IANS) Patron of the main opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said here Sunday that the National Conference (NC)-Congress coalition government in the state had joined hands to "enjoy power".
Washington, March 29 (IANS) Members of the Sikh Community joined President Barack Obama as he sought to spur lawmakers into action against gun violence in the wake of tragedies like the Newtown massacre in December that killed 20 first-graders.
Washington, March 16 (IANS) For the first time, 35 gurdwaras in Pakistan mainly in Sindh and Balochistan, and in Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Guru Nanak, joined Sikh institutions in India and abroad in observing Sikh Environment Day, according to information received here.
London, Feb 23 (IANS) A 13-year-old girl of Indian-origin plunged to her death from a ski lift during a school trip to the Alps a media report said Saturday.
Sydney, Feb 19 (ANI): Australia is hoping captain Michael Clarke and opener David Warner achieve full fitness in time for their first Test of the four-match series against India in Chennai on Friday.
Sydney, Feb 19 (ANI): India A batsman Manoj Tiwary has scoffed at Australian batsmen, saying since they couldn't play their second-string spin bowlers properly in the practice match they would be found wanting against the likes of Pragyan Ojha, Ravichandran Ashwin and Harbhajan Singh in their upcoming Test series,
Chennai, Feb 18 (IANS) Australian batsmen had a tough time facing India A spinners Jalaj Saxena and Rakesh Dhurv as the three-day practice cricket match ended in a dull draw at the Guru Nanak College Ground here Monday.
Chennai, Feb 17 (IANS) Manoj Tiwary staked a claim for a Test berth in the national side with a brilliant 129 as India A powered to 451 all out against the Australians on the second day of the practice match at the Guru Nanak College Ground here Sunday.
Sydney, Feb 17 (ANI): India A batsmen belted Australian spinners Nathan Lyon, Xavier Doherty and Ashton Agar on day one of their practice match in Chennai, as the spin trio went for 244 runs together, suggesting that the visiting team is in for a very tough test in the subcontinent.
Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) Dropped from the national Test squad, opening batsman Gautam Gambhir sent a strong message to the selectors with a fine 112 for India A on the first day of the three-day cricket match against Australians at the Guru Nanak College Ground here Saturday.
Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard at the close of the first day's play between India A and the Australians here at the Guru Nanak College Ground here Saturday:
Sydney, Feb 15 (ANI): Australian fast bowler James Pattinson has claimed he would take any opportunity to wind up Indian batsmen in the Test series, starting on February 22 in Chennai, by bowling aggressively and with the help of bouncers.
Sydney, Feb 14 (ANI): Australian cricketer Moises Henriques has said that he is taking inspiration from vice-captain Shane Watson, in a bid to win the vacant all-rounder's post for the first Test against India on February 22.
Chennai, Feb 13 (IANS) Baroda batsman Ambati Rayudu scored a solid 87 in Indian Board President XI's first innings as the team was bowled out for 230 by the Australians at the Guru Nanak College Ground here Wednesday.
Chennai, Feb 12 (IANS) Kashmir-born Parvez Rassol made Australia dance to his off-spin Tuesday, when his seven wicket haul for Board President's XI restricted the visitors to 241 on the opening day of their practice match here.
Sydney, Feb 11 (ANI): Australian Test cricketer Ed Cowan has said that he would welcome the return of vice-captain Shane Watson to the Test side, but not at his expense, following Watson's success as opener in the ODI series against the West Indies.
Sydney, Feb 10 (ANI): Australia's acting head coach Steve Rixon has said talented all rounder Glenn Maxwell would be given every kind of help to keep his feet on the ground after his head-spinning success in the sixth-edition of the Indian Premier League auction (IPL).
Sydney, Feb 10 (ANI): Australia's acting head coach Steve Rixon has warned his team against expecting a spinning cobra in Chennai during their first Test match against India, adding pace attack would still remain pivotal for their chances to win.
Mumbai, Janu Jan 31 (IANS) Mumbai's Abhishek Nayar has been added to the India A squad for the three-day game against Australia to be played at Guru Nanak College Ground, Chennai, Feb 16-18.
Mexico City, Jan 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Venezuelan National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) has launched an investigation against three media outlets over their failure to join the obligatory simultaneous broadcast featuring the latest report on President Hugo Chavez's health.
Qadian (Punjab), Dec.31 (ANI): In a message delivered on behalf Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, Sardar Sewa Singh Sekhawan, a former state government minister, conveyed the former's greetings to the community for their 121st Annual Convention in Qadian and also praised the community's efforts for world peace and brotherhood.
Ludhiana, Dec 31 (IANS) The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) will organise a two-day clinic for coaches starting Jan 1 at the Guru Nanak Dev Indoor Stadium here.
Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) The 63rd Senior National Basketball Championship will be held at the Guru Nanak Dev Indoor Stadium in Ludhiana from Dec 28 to Jan 4.
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) The Obama White House has celebrated the birthday of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, for the third time in the presence of about 160 members of the community from across the US.
New Delhi, Nov. 28 (ANI): The 543rd anniversary of the founder of Sikh religion Guru Nanak Dev Ji is being celebrated on Wednesday with great religious fervour, dedication and devotion across the country.
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) A Sikh family on a pilgrimage in Pakistan was looted of cash and valuables. But prompt police action led to the recovery of the money and the arrest of the criminals.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Delhi government will set up an ultra-modern eye hospital to prevent cases of blindness, a minister said Thursday.
Amritsar, Nov.28 (ANI): Sikh devotees on Wednesday congregated at the Golden Temple here to observe the 544th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak.
Lahore/New Delhi, Nov.28 (ANI): Hundreds of devout Indian Sikhs visited Nankana Sahib near Lahore in Pakistan to offer prayers at the Gurudwara on Wednesday on the occasion of the 543rd birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikh faith.
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Tuesday surged 305 points on positive global cues and after ratings agency Moody's said India's outlook is stable. Banks, consumer durables, metal, capital goods and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) stocks gained the most.
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti, the birthday of Guru Nanak which will be celebrated Wednesday.
New Delhi, Nov. 27 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Tuesday greeted the people of the country on the auspicious occasion of Guru Nanak's birthday.
New Delhi, Nov. 26 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has greeted his fellow countrymen on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti, which is being celebrated tomorrow.
Amritsar, Nov. 25 (ANI): A delegation of Sikh pilgrims has left to attend the birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev in Nankana Sahib Gurudwara in Pakistan.
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) It seems superstar Shah Rukh Khan is getting experimental with age, thanks to his children.
Attari (Punjab), Nov 5 (IANS) Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Monday went across the international border here to explore more avenues of overland trade with Pakistan's Punjab province and help change the geopolitics of the subcontinent.
Bangalore, Oct 1 (IANS) Punjab scored a comprehensive 4-1 win over defending champions Haryana to enter the final of Hockey India's second senior men's national hockey championship here Monday.
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir), Sept 18 (ANI): In another incident of ceasefire violation, the Pakistan army fired across the border on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday allegedly to provide cover to militants wanting to cross over to Poonch.
Tehran, Aug.29 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's wife, Gursharan Kaur, visited the Bhai Ganga Singh Sabha Gurudwara and an Indian school run by the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan here on Wednesday.
Mexico City, Aug 25 (IANS/EFE) Mexican specialists found 15 graves with entire human skeletons estimated at more than 850-years old at an archaeological site in the central state of Queretaro, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said.
R.S. Pura (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug 17 (ANI): A day after another ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops claimed the life of a Border Security Force (BSF) soldier here, firing and shelling by Pakistan Rangers continued in the R.S. Pura sector on Friday, triggering panic among local residents and forcing them to move to safer havens.
R.S. Pura (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug 17 (ANI): The Sub Divisional Magistrate of R.S. Pura sector, Suraj Rakwal, has said that machinery has been put in place to tackle any untoward threat from across the border.
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A group of visually challenged people is competing to qualify to shoot a new music video for popular singer Kailash Kher.
Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug.8 (ANI): Pakistan Rangers recently fired upon vllagers residing in the Hiranagar sector of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir.
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Days after Pakistans President Asif Ali Zardari formally invited him to visit Pakistan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has yet to respond, indicating uncertainty over the much-speculated trip.
Jammu, July 31 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has, in view of the deficit monsoon this year, asked farmers in Jammu region to sow alternate crops that need less water.
New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari on Saturday formally invited Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to visit Pakistan to boost bilateral ties between the two neighbours, and also make a trip to his ancestral village in Punjab province on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti in November.
New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): Simultaneous mock drills to check Delhi Metro Rail Corporation's (DMRC) preparedness to respond to disasters were conducted across eleven metro stations here on Saturday.
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Friday invited Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to visit Pakistan, saying it will provide an opportunity to the two leaders to take stock of bilateral relations.
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actor-wrestler Dara Singh, who died Thursday morning after a brief illness, made his debut with R.C. Talwar's "Sangdil" in 1952. In the 1960s and 1970s, he emerged as the action hero with movies like "Daku Mangal Singh", "Boxer" and "Veer Bhimsen".
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Without meaningful lyrics, a singer doesn't enjoy singing, says Harshdeep Kaur, who has delivered hit numbers such as "Katiya karoon" and "Ik Onkar". She adds language is no bar for a song's success in Bollywood.
For Rukmani Riar IAS topper 2nd Rank her job as a civil servant could be extensions of her training in social work as she has done post-graduation in social entrepreneurship and has won a gold medal from The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS).
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung Wednesday said that Maoists were "our own people" and needed "hand holding" instead of the government's ruthless supression.
Chandigarh, April 30 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday lauded the bravery of two women troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) who shot dead a Pakistani intruder along the India-Pakistan international border in the Dera Baba Nanak sector of Punjab Sunday.
Chandigarh, April 15 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers Sunday morning gunned down an unidentified intruder along the India-Pakistan international border in the Dera Baba Nanak sector of Punjab, an official said.
Jammu, April 8 (IANS) Terming the meeting between Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari 'a good beginning', patron of Jammu and Kashmir's People's Democratic Party (PDP) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Saturday hoped that this 'positive development' would help in finding pragmatic solutions to a number of issues affecting the relationship between the two countries.
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) Around 3,000 Sikh devotees from India will visit Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Guru Nanak which is now in Pakistan, to celebrate Baisakhi festival.
Jammu, March 25 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and patron of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Sunday said his party has 'scripted a new chapter in the political history of the state by challenging the hegemony of the National Conference (NC) and provided an alternative to the people of the state'.
Attari, Nov.17 (ANI): The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), the prime representative body of the Sikhs, raised issues relating to the upkeep and maintenance of Sikh shrines in Pakistan with Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani.
Amritsar/New Delhi, Nov.10 (ANI): Sikh devotees took a holy dip in the sacred pond at the Golden Temple here on the 543rd birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev, on Thursday.
New Delhi, Nov. 9 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh have greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti, which is being celebrated tomorrow.
New Delhi, Nov 9 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari has greeted the nation ahead of the auspicious occasion of the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion.
Nevada (US), Oct 14 (ANI): The Hindus are asking UNESCO, ASEAN and Indonesian Government to help restore the ancient Hindu temples damaged by October 13 earthquake in the Indonesian resort island of Bali.
Glasgow, Oct 10 (ANI): Two female Gurdwara volunteers have reportedly been injured in a blast at a Sikh temple in Scotland.
R.S.Pura (Jammu and Kashmir), Sep.17 (ANI): Incessant rains in the R.S.Pura region of Jammu and Kashmir has forced teachers of a government-run school to take classes on the road.
R.S. Pura (Jammu and Kashmir), Apr 17(ANI): The second phase of panchayat polls was held amidst high security in the border area of R.S. Pura in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.
Dera Baba Nanak (Gurdaspur, Punjab), Mar. 3 (ANI): Leaders of several Sikh bodies, who gathered here along with Sikh devotees, have urged the Indian Government to include the issue of providing safe passage to pilgrims along the Kartarpur Corridor in talks with Pakistan.he demand was made Thursday in the context of Sikh pilgrims facing difficulty in visitng the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara, which is located about three kilometers from the India-Pakistan border in Pakistan.
Glasgow, Jan 18 (ANI): An Indian-origin priest has been charged with sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl in the Guru Nanak Sikh Temple in Glasgow, Scotland.
Amritsar Nov.29 (ANI): To ensure the proper maintainance of Sikh shrines in Bangladesh, the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) on Monday flagged off a Sikh delegation to that country.
New Delhi, Nov 21 (ANI): "Guru Nanak Jayanti", the birthday of Guru Nanak Devji, is being celebrated today with religious zeal and gaiety across the country.
New Delhi, Nov 20 (ANI): The President, Pratibha Devisingh Patil, has greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti, which is being celebrated tomorrow.
New Delhi, Nov. 20 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has so far not been able to acquire the land for Baba Guru Nanak International University (BGNIU) project, delaying the project that was to be constructed in 2500 acres of land at the Nankana Sahib in Pakistan's Shikhupura District.
New Delhi, Nov 20 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, and Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari have greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion of the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion.
Amritsar, Oct. 22 (ANI): India-Pakistan relations are exceedingly complex, and normal tools of diplomacy are not adequate to resolve the multi-faceted problems that face them, according to V. K. Sibal, former Foreign Secretary of the country.
New Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Tuesday said India has a rich cultural canvas that forms an important part of the global cultural heritage.
Lahore, Sep 20(ANI): About 500 Indian Sikh devotees are going to Pakistan to attend events marking Guru Nanak Dev's 471st death anniversary.
London, Aug 31 (ANI): Radio India Managing Director Maninder Gill has been charged with five offences in connection with the weekend alleged shooting of a prominent businessman in the parking lot of Surrey Guru Nanak Temple during a wedding ceremony.
London, Aug 30 (ANI): In the midst of the Surrey Guru Nanak Temple shooting during a wedding ceremony, Gurpreet Singh, a newscaster at the Punjabi Radio in India, has said that he is in touch with the family members of the suspect, Radio India managing director Maninder Gill, and believes that his boss could have fired only in "self-defence".
Wagah Border (Punjab), R S Pura (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug 15 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) guards offered sweets to their Pakistan counterparts at the Wagah border check post on the occasion of India's 64th Independence Day celebration on Sunday.n this occasion, various tourists here were seen jubilant, holding aloft the national flags.
Amritsar, Aug. 12 (ANI): Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama said her today that China should learn religious harmony and non-violence from India.
Jammu, July 9 (ANI): Fear of unexpected firing has returned among farmers living near the Indo-Pakistan border in Jammu following the recent ceasefire violation by Pakistan.
Akhnoor, July 7 (ANI): Two Border Security Force (BSF) jawans were killed and some civilians were injured as Pakistan Rangers targeted the security personnel and civilians in forward areas of Chak Phagwari and Pindi area in Pargwal sector of Akhnoor here on Tuesday.
(R.S.Pura) Jammu, April 24 (ANI): Wheat crop spread over at least 500 kanals have been destroyed here in a fire incident, suspected to have occurred due a short-circuit in power transmission wires in 11 villages, situated on the Indo-Pak International border area in the Jammu district's R.S.Pura Tehsil.
New Delhi, March 15 (ANI): "Sadh Sangat Salte", a Sikh body in U.S, today won the Fremont Gurdwara Elections with a big margin defeating "Panthic Salte", jointly represented by Shiromani kali Dal (Badal) and Shiromani Akali Dal (Mann), on Sunday in San Francisco Bay Area.
Amritsar, March 14 (ANI): Celebrations for the Sikhs New Year are underway in Amritsar as the Nanakshahi or, the Sikhs' almanac was unveiled by the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) here at the Golden Temple on Sunday.
Ludhiana, Mar 6 (ANI): As Hockey World Cup is underway in New Delhi, some state-level Indian hockey players in Ludhiana are living under inappropriate conditions and yearning for their daily meals.
Jammu, Jan.17 (ANI): Border Security Force personnel on Sunday gunned down an intruder along the India-Pakistan border while he was trying to infiltrate into Indian territory.
Arnia (Jammu), Jan 17 (ANI): A Pakistani intruder was shot dead by Border Security Force (BSF) personnel on Sunday morning after he refused to surrender in the Arnia sector of R.S.Pura in Jammu.
Amritsar Dec. 17 (ANI): Admitting price rise in India has led to problems for the common man across the country, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission of India, has expressed the hope that there would be relief to the people by next month.
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): 'Guru Nanak Jayanti', the birthday of Guru Nanak Devji, is being celebrated today with religious zeal and gaiety across the country.
Amritsar, Nov 20 (ANI): Under the aegis of the Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy (IMTD), the US based NGO is preparing a blueprint for the "peace corridor" between India and Pakistan in order to support the safe and easy passage of pilgrims to Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib.
New Delhi. Nov. 5, (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has assured the Sikh diaspora liberal visa formalities enabling them to visit and pay obeisance at various Gurdwaras in Pakistan.
Srinagar, Nov.2 (ANI): Sikhs in Kashmir celebrated 'Guru Purab', the birth anniversary of their first guru Guru Nanak Dev here on Monday with full devotion and prayed for the world peace.
New Delhi, Nov 1(ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari on Sunday greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Guruparab, the birthday of Guru Nanak Devji.
New Delhi, Nov 1 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today greeted the nation on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti, which will be celebrated on Monday.
New Delhi/ Amritsar, Oct. 31 (ANI): Hundreds and thousands of Sikhs on Saturday participated in the annual religious procession "Nagar Kirtan", taken out as part of the festivities related to the birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, the first guru of Sikhs, in Delhi and Amrtisar cities of north India.