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Grave concerns about Bahauddin Zakariya shrine

LAHORE: The Auqaf Department has sold 5 graves in Bahauddin Zakariya’s shrine for Rs 0.5 million each despite the Punjab government’s ban on burial in the shrine, Punjab Archeology Department (PAD) sources told Daily Times on Friday. Two of the graves have been allotted to Khawaja Yousaf’s family and three to Khawaja Masud’s family. Sources [...]

Whole street of Abbottabad Pakistan burnt to ashes to steal Hindu Sikh temples

Few months ago in the Pakistani Northern hilly town of ,Abbottabad, historical government record room was burnt to ashes under mysterious circumstances.

India ruined Sikh holy places, Pakistan taking care

Pakistan is looking after Sikhs holy places better than India where their original historical structure has been ruined by renovation, said Indian Punjab Chief Minister Capt (r) Amarinder Singh. He was addressing the gold palanquin placing ceremony at Gurudwara Janam Asthan in Nankana Sahib on Wednesday.  He thanked Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi for effective upkeep arrangements [...]

Amarinder praises PGPC for upkeep of gurdwaras

Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh while accusing SGPC of destroying heritage aspects of alt all important and historical Sikh shrines, dotting Punjab and its neighbouring states, showered praises on the Pakistan Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PGPC) for keeping t of the gurdwaras in that nation in a good condition with their heritage aspects intact.

Sikh committee to deliberate on replacing marble palanquin

The Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC) will hold a meeting on November 24 to deliberate on replacing the old marble palanquin with a new gold one, coming from India.   'We will make a decision after deliberating on the issue and keeping people's religious sentiments in our minds,' PSGPC President Mastan Singh told Daily Times, [...]

Exhibition of miniature paintings inaugurated

PUNJABI University Vice-Chancellor Swarn Singh Boparai today inaugurated ‘Re-Birth- An Exhibition of Miniature Painting’ by the students of department of Fine Arts in the Fine Arts Gallery, Kala Bhawan.

Gurus relics light up Gurdwara Rakabganj

Hand-scripted Guru Granth Sahib, hukumnamas sent by Guru Gobind Singh from Anandpur Sa! hib to Bhai Sukhhiya, the Tenth Guru's dastar, pyjama, bedsheet and some valuable documents of Guru Hargobind Singh are all part of the amazing collection of priceless relics from the Sikh history, religiously guarded and preserved by families in Punjab, which are [...]

UK Sikhs oppose replacement of canopy at Nankhana Sahib

Sikhs in the United Kingdom have opposed the proposed replacement of the orginial marble canopy at Guru Nanak's birthplace at Nankana Sahib in Pakistan with a golden palanquin, saying it was a 'strange and ridiculous' move.

SGPC to oppose replacing palanquin at Gurdawara Janam Asthan

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) presient Bibi Jagir Kaur today said every effort would be made to preserve the marble palki placed in the sanctum sanctorum at Gurdwara Janam Asthan in Nankana Sahib (Pakistan).