Punjab
A life-size statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh installed at Lahore Fort

 A life-size statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, who ruled over Punjab for about 38 years, was installed at Lahore Fort on Thursday at a simple ceremony.

Essential elements in Pak-India relationship

Prime Minister Imran Khan is trying to cleanse Pakistan of corruption and set up a new equation with India at the same time. With the first, he refuses to change his style; with the second, he honestly strives for change but is expected to get nowhere for the time being.

Navjot Sidhu loses key portfolio in tussle with Punjab CM, gets a face-saver

This is the second time the state local bodies minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has not been present during an official meeting chaired by Amarinder Singh as speculations about a change in his portfolio swirled.

50 shops burned down in fire in Anandpur Sahib.

Nearly 50 shops were gutted in a market near Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib here when a fire broke out reportedly due to a short circuit. The incident occurred in the wee hours of Friday and damaged goods worth crores.

Parmod Kumar’s sham analysis in Hindustan Times on election results in Punjab
Parmod Kumar’s sham analysis in Hindustan Times on election results in Punjab,pleases the power and pushes the false narrative.

Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji Sacrificed His Life to Uphold the Right to Profess one's Religion

        Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji (1563-1606), the Fifth spiritual mentor of the Sikhs was born on Baisakh Vadi 7, 1620 Bikrimi i.e. April 15, 1563 at Goindval Sahib, which now falls in the present day Tarn Taran district of Punjab. 

SUKHBIR'S DAUGHTER GETS NOTICE

SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal's youngest daughter Gurleen Kaur , a first time votert ,was issued a notice for allegedly violating the model code of conduct,says Indian Express. 

Nordstrom apologised for turban, waiting for Gucci:US Sikhs

Nordstrom has apologised to Sikhs for selling a turban they found offensive, but a representative with the US community’s top civil rights organisation said on Saturday they are still waiting to hear from the Gucci brand that designed it ,reported 'The Tribune'

 

PUNJAB SEES TURNOUT OF 65.7%.

The total polling percentage in the state fell by close to 5% from 70.89 in the 2014 Lok sabha polls to 65.77% on Sunday.This indicates that the worst fears of political observers ,regarding disconnect between the political parties and their candidates with the voters ,have come true.
The highest polling was recorded in Bathinda constituency at 73.9% followed by Ferozepur at 66.38%.Fatehgarh Sahib saw a polling percentage of 65.65%and Khadoor Sahib registered a figure of 64.17%.

PAYING OBEISANCE TO SRI GURU AMAR DAS JI

Sri Guru Amar Das Ji was born on Baisakh Sudi 14, 1636 Bikrami i.e. May 5, 1479 at Basarke Gillan village, which is about 13 kms. south-west from Amritsar, in district Amritsar, Punjab. In his fond memory, in this village at his birth place Gurdwara Sri Janam Asthan Sri Guru Amar Das Ji has been established. 

Fatehpuri Masjid in Delhi is 17th century mosque

  Fatehpuri Masjid is a 17th century mosque named after the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan’s wife- Fatehpuri Begum. Built in 1650, the mosque is constructed entirely of red stone and boasts of a fluted dome and towering minarets.

Paying Obeisance to Sri Guru Angad Dev Ji on his 515th Birth Anniversary

The second prophet-teacher of the Sikhs, first known as Lahina Ji and then named 'Angad' by Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji was born on Baisakh Vadi 1, Sammat 1561 Bikrami which corresponded with 31 March, 1504.