Everything you need to know about Guru Nanak Nagar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Guru Nanak Nagar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Toronto, May 16 (IANS) Britain's Fauja Singh, believed to be the world's oldest marathoner, will be among those participating in the first ever marathon being organised by the Sikh community of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) in Canada May 19.
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".
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Navneet Kaur, the wife of death row prisoner Devenderpal Singh Bhullar, Tuesday moved the Supreme Court for immediate suspension of his execution following his conviction for the 1993 Delhi bomb blast that killed nine people.
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.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Delhi Police on Thursday denied permission to Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik to hold a 48-hour hunger strike in the national capital to press for his demands, including handing over the body of Parliament attack case convict Afzal Guru to his family.
Attari (Punjab), May 1 (IANS) Holding both the Indian and Pakistan governments responsible for his plight, the family of Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh Wednesday returned home determined to pursue the case with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the Congress president and others.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Following the Feb 9 execution of parliament terror convict Afzal Guru, nine outfits aligned to the United Jehad Council announced jehad in India and the Lashkar-e-Taiba also planned big terror attacks on iconic places in India, parliament was told Tuesday.
The BJP on Sunday said the attack on Sarabjit Singh, who is an Indian death row prisoner in a Pakistani jail, was an act of revenge by Pakistan against the hanging of terror convicts Ajmal Kasab and Afzal Guru in India.
Patna, April 28 (IANS) The BJP Sunday said the attack on Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh in a Pakistani jail was an act of revenge against the hanging of terror convicts Ajmal Kasab and Afzal Guru.
New York, April 28 (ANI): Scores of Sikhs participated in their 26th annual parade here over the weekend, with an aim to spread awareness about Sikhism, the Sikh martial arts and an exhibition of sword dancing during the 'Nagar Kirtan'.
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.
Chennai, April 26 (IANS) Tamil actor Srinivasan, popularly known as 'Powerstar' among his fans, was arrested Friday in a cheating case, police said.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 24 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday said that it was the teachings of Hindu seers had kept the country going forward.
Srinagar, April 19 (ANI): Police arrested Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik, who led a protest march in Srinagar on Friday.
Islamabad, Apr. 18 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has paid tribute to Kashmiri separatist Afzal Guru, who was executed in India for plotting to attack the Indian parliament, and called his hanging an abuse of judicial process.
Jammu, April 17 (IANS) In the run-up to the 2014 parliamentary and Jammu and Kashmir state assembly polls, fissures have started appearing in National Conference (NC)-Congress ruling alliance forged after the 2008 assembly polls.
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Srinagar, April 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik Tuesday charged the Indian civil society with acting as "fire fighters" for the government while accusing the international community of criminal silence on rights abuses here.
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Sikh-Americans joined 25 religious leaders from across America to set up markers on the national mall to honour victims of gun violence, including six Sikh worshippers killed at an Oak Creek, Wisconsin, gurdwara last August.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Amnesty India Friday said that dismissal of the plea of 1993 Delhi bomb blast convict Devender Pal Singh Bhullar could affect cases of at least 17 more prisoners on death row and appealed for abolition of capital punishment.
New Delhi/ London, April 11 (ANI): Amnesty International has disclosed in its recent report that death penalty has resurfaced in India, during 2012, after a long lull in execution at the gallows, for 'public pressures' and 'political influences'.
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said he was "thrilled" with renewed tourist arrivals in the valley after two months of uncertainty that followed parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's execution in February.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Chief Justice of India (CJI) Altamas Kabir Sunday cautioned judges against interfering in the government's policy matters, unless these were in conflict with the statute, and also against making unnecessary comments on constitutional authorities.
Srinagar, April 6 (IANS) A shutdown called by separatists partially affected life here and other major towns of the Kashmir Valley Saturday.
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.
Srinagar, March 28 (IANS) A shutdown called by separatists in the Kashmir Valley partially affected life here Thursday.
Srinagar, Mar 23 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators staged a protest outside the Jammu and Kashmir assembly here on Saturday demanding the dismissal of the Omar Abdullah-led National Conference Government.
Srinagar, Mar 20 (ANI): Life came to a standstill as Kashmir observed shutdown to protest the execution of the Kashmiri militant Afzal Guru on Wednesday, the main conspirator of 2001 parliament attack.
Jammu, March 19 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Tuesday again demanded the return of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's body to his family.
Jammu, March 19 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir assembly was in turmoil Tuesday after Speaker Mubarak Gul rejected a resolution seeking the return of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's body to his family.
Jammu, March 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir assembly speaker Mubarak Gul has rejected a resolution, seeking return of the mortal remains of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru to his family, a legislator said Tuesday.
Jammu, March 18 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's "media-friendly" Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday refused to talk to the media here, saying "you should talk to those who speak to you outside" the assembly, after the opposition PDP boycotted the budget session.
Srinagar, March 18 (IANS) Life started normally in summer capital Srinagar and all other major towns of the Valley Monday as people thronged markets, banks and workplaces. Law enforcing agencies, though, were alert and on their toes.
New Delhi, Mar. 17 (ANI): Relations between Indian and Pakistan have touched a nadir due to some unsavoury and nasty activities on the part of the latter in recent times.
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.
Jammu, March 16 (IANS) The execution of Afzal Guru has politically pitched the Hindu-dominated Jammu region against the Muslim-majority Kashmir Valley in Jammu and Kashmir.
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) India hit back Friday at Pakistan after it denounced Afzal Guru's execution, with parliament passing a resolution against Islamabad and the government axing a bilateral hockey series.
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The BJP Friday termed Pakistan's National Assembly's resolution on the hanging of Afzal Guru "a brazen act of interference" in India's internal affairs and demanded scaling down of diplomatic ties with the neighbouring country.
A day after Pakistan's National Assembly condemned the hanging of terrorist Afzal Guru, India reacted strongly by canceling the bilateral Hockey series slated for April-May on Friday.
Counter attacking to Pakistan over the issue of execution of Afzal Guru, Indian Parliament Friday has adopted a resolution against Pakistan that rejects Pakistan's interference in India's internal affairs..................
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Friday passed a resolution rejecting a motion of the Pakistan National Assembly attacking the hanging of Indian parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, and asked it to desist from such acts of support for terrorism.
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) A day after Pakistan's National Assembly condemned the hanging of terrorist Afzal Guru, India Friday reacted strongly by cancelling the bilateral hockey series slated for April-May.
New Delhi, Mar. 15 (ANI): The Lok Sabha on Friday adopted a resolution against Pakistan, whose Parliament last night officially condemned the hanging of December 13, 2001 terror strike mastermind Afzal Guru, in Delhi last month.
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Friday passed a resolution rejecting a motion of the Pakistan national assembly attacking the hanging of Indian parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.
Jammu, March 15 (IANS) The members of Jammu-centric political parties Friday walked out of the Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly, protesting the resolution of the Pakistan National Assembly condemning the execution of Afzal Guru.
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley on Friday criticized the Pakistan Parliament's resolution condemning the hanging of Afzal Guru, the mastermind of the December 13, 2001 terror strike, saying that India must stop its dialogue with Pakistan.
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Friday condemned the Pakistan national assembly's resolution denouncing the execution of Indian parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) India's external affairs ministry has cancelled the upcoming bilateral hockey series against Pakistan, it was announced here Friday.
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 11.30 am Friday amid uproar over Pakistan passing a resolution against the hanging of Afzal Guru.
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) Pakistan's lower house of parliament Thursday passed a resolution demanding that the body of Indian parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, who was executed in February, be handed over to his family members in Jammu and Kashmir for proper burial, media reports said.
New Delhi, Mar. 14 (ANI): Union Law Minister Ashwini Kumar on Thursday said that there was no need for India to respond to the Pakistan Parliament's provocative resolution condemning the February 9, 2013 hanging of Afzal Guru, the mastermind of the December 13, 2001 terror strike on the Indian Parliament.
Islamabad, Mar.14 (ANI): Pakistan's Parliament on Thursday provoked India again by passing a resolution condemning the hanging of Afzal Guru, the mastermind behind the December 13, 2001 terror strike on the Indian Parliament, and demanded the return of his body to his family.
Jammu, March 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) Wednesday announced a boycott of the remaining session of the state assembly over the union home minister's refusal to return parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's body to his family.
Srinagar, March 13 (IANS) Life in Srinagar and other major towns of the Valley was affected Wednesday by a shutdown called by separatists as part of the campaign for the return of the mortal remains of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru to his family.
Jammu, March 12 (IANS) There was an uproar in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly Tuesday after the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) demanded that the mortal remains of Afzal Guru be brought back to the state and some angry members almost came to blows.
Srinagar, Mar. 12 (ANI): There was a ruckus inside the Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Tuesday as legislators belonging to the People's Democratic Party (PDP) condemned the refusal of the Central Government to give back the mortal remains of 2001 Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru.
Srinagar, March 12 (IANS) An autorickshaw driver injured in Jammu and Kashmir during protests against Afzal Guru's hanging has succumbed to his injuries, police said Tuesday.
Jammu, March 12 (IANS) There was an uproar in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly Tuesday as the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) demanded that the mortal remains of Afzal Guru be brought back to the state.
Srinagar, March 11 (IANS) A total of 338 people who clashed with the security forces during protests against he execution of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, were arrested during the last one month but 242 have already been released on bail, Jammu and Kashmir Police said Monday.
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A minor boy died after a teenager administered a drug overdose to him here, police said Sunday. The accused has been taken into custody
Jammu, March 10 (IANS) The patron of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Sunday asked for the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the state.
Srinagar, Mar. 10 (ANI): Tourism industry in Jammu and Kashmir has been reeling under acute crisis of electricity, as the frequent power cuts has been barring the visitors to use the heating facilities.
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Returning from a private visit to Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leader Yasin Malik Saturday faced a protest from some right-wing activists, demanding his arrest for sharing a stage along with 26/11 accused Hafiz Saeed.
Aligarh, March 9 (IANS) National Commission for Minorities chairman Wajahat Habibullah Saturday inaugurated a three-day international seminar on Sufi literature in the Persian language at the Aligarh Muslim University here.
New Delhi, Mar. 9 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik, who was seen sharing the dais with India's most wanted terrorist and 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Islamabad, arrived here on Saturday evening from Pakistan.
Film: "Onbathula Guru"; Actors: Vinay Rai, Premgi Amaren, Lakshmi Rai, Aravind Akash, Sathyan, Jagan, Mantra, Roopashree and Sona Heiden; Director: P.T Selvakumar; Rating: *
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) In five separate cases, a woman was allegedly gang-raped in a moving car while four minors were raped here, police said Wednesday.
Mohali, March 6 (IANS) It took a retired history professor two decades of meticulous effort to bring William Shakespeare closer to Punjab. Eighty-two-year Surjit Hans has finally translated all the works, including 38 plays, of the 16th century Bard of Avon into Punjabi.
Jammu, March 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday dismissed reports that he has resigned.
Jammu, March 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah broke down in the state assembly Tuesday while describing the death of a youth in army firing in Baramulla district in north Kashmir earlier in the day.
Jammu, March 4 (IANS) Tempers ran high in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly Monday during a debate on the hanging of Afzal Guru as an opposition party slammed Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for failure to protect Guru and the ruling National Conference condemned the politicisation of the issue.
Jammu, March 4 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday described Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, who was hanged to death Feb 9, in respectful terms in the state legislative assembly suffixing his name with "sahib".
Jammu, March 4 (IANS) Tempers ran high in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly Monday when a debate on the hanging of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was underway. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and the main opposition party Peoples Democratic Party levelled charges against each other.
Jammu, March 3 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti Sunday blamed the deteriorating situation in Kashmir in the aftermath of Afzal Guru's hanging on the Omar Abdullah government's deviation from the "healing touch policy" of her party.
Jammu, March 3 (IANS) Leaders of the National Conference and Congress party met at the official residence of Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand here Sunday evening to iron out differences on the impending adjournment motion on the execution of Afzal Guru.
Lucknow, Mar 2 (IANS) Can disclosure of certain details on parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, hanged at New Delhi's Tihar Jail "affect relations with a foreign state"? The prison department certainly thinks so.
Srinagar, Mar 2 (IANS) At last, there is a cause that has found two mainstream political parties and separatist groups in the Kashmir speaking in one voice. The ruling National Conference (NC) and the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) have both demanded that the mortal remains of Afzal Guru be returned to his family, in sync with the separatists.
Jammu, Mar 1 (IANS) In a major development, the speaker of the Jammu and Kashmir assembly Friday agreed to take up for discussion an adjournment motion on the hanging of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru Monday.
Srinagar, Ma Mar 1 (IANS) Shops and other businesses were shut in most parts of the Kashmir Valley Friday in response to a shutdown call by separatists demanding that the body of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, who was executed Feb 9, be returned to his family.
Jammu, Feb 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday moved an adjournment motion in the legislative assembly to discuss the situation in the state after execution of Mohammad Afzal Guru and the delay in returning his body to his family.
Jammu, Feb. 28 (ANI): Hundreds of protesters took to streets of Jammu on Thursday over prolonged curfew of 19 days imposed in Kashmir valley post Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's execution.
Jammu, Feb 28 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir assembly's budget session began Thursday on a stormy note as independent member Abdul Rashid Engineer raised the issue of Afzal Guru's hanging during the governor's address.
Chandigarh, Feb. 27 (ANI): Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday assailed the Himachal Pradesh Government after a plot of land that was granted to his trust in the state is confiscated.
Jammu, Feb 27 (IANS) With the opposition gathering all necessary political ammunition to target the Omar Abdullah-headed coalition government, the stage is set for a budget session of the state legislature, beginning Thursday, that is likely to generate much heat.
Jammu, Feb 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah had written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the return of the remains of executed terror convicts Afzal Guru and Maqbool Bhat and also raised the demand at a meeting, the state government said Tuesday.
Srinagar, Feb 26 (IANS) People's Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed Tuesday wrote an emotional letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking return of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's body to his family, saying it could "retrieve trust" of the state's people.
New Delhi, Feb.25 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has greeted fellow citizens on the occasion of Guru Ravidas Jayanti.
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday greeted the citizens on the eve of Guru Ravidas' birth anniversary, lauding the social reformer's struggle for equality and tolerance in society.
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Terming the Hyderabad twin blasts a reaction to executions of terror convicts Ajmal Kasab and Afzal Guru, union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Sunday stressed the need for the anti-terror hub and said he will talk to various chief ministers who were opposed to it.
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday greeted the nation on the occasion of Guru Ravidas Jayanti and said his teachings will inspire everyone to lead a life of service to humanity.
New Delhi, Feb.24 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has greeted fellow citizens ahead of Guru Ravidas Jayanti, which will be observed on Monday (February 25).
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.
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Harry Baweja says his Punjabi 3D animation film "Chaar Sahibzaade", on Guru Gobind Singh and his sons, will also release in foreign languages.
Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) If Ajmal Kasab and Afzal Guru were handed to the Goa government then they would have been "hung properly", putting the country on notice of it, a minister here said.
Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government might have aptly handled the law and order situation in the wake of Afzal Guru's hanging, but a "protest calendar" issued by a senior separatist leader has begun worrying the authorities here. The question that begs an answer is: Who will blink first? The separatists or Chief Minister Omar Abdullah?
Srinagar, Feb 21 (IANS) Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairman of the moderate Hurriyat group, was placed under house arrest here Thursday immediately after his return from Delhi, his aide said.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) A woman here is battling for life after her live-in partner poured petrol on her and set her on fire, police said Thursday.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Protests over the hanging of Afzal Guru and alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka marred President Pranab Mukherjee's speech in parliament Thursday.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) "Love Guru", a popular radio talk show about love-related issues, has had a successful run for a decade. A range of t-shirts has been launched in its honour.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) In a bid to ensure a smooth budget session beginning Thursday, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Wednesday met leaders of political parties.