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  1. dalvindersingh grewal

    Muktsar Gurdwara In 1984 (in Punjabi)

    ਸੰਨ ੧੯੮੪ ਦਾ ਘਲੂਘਾਰਾ ਤੇ ਮੁਕਤਸਰ ਸਾਹਿਬ ਡਾ: ਦਲਵਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਗ੍ਰੇਵਾਲ ਸੰਨ ੧੯੮੪ ਸਿੱਖਾਂ ਲਈ ਕਾਲਾ ਵਰ੍ਹਾ ਸੀ ਜਿਸ ਵਿਚ ਸਿੱਖਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਭਾਰੀ ਜਾਨੀ ਤੇ ਮਾਲੀ ਨੁਕਸਾਨ ਤਾਂ ਹੋਇਆ ਹੀ ਪਰ ਨਾਲ ਹੀ ਅਣਖ ਤੇ ਇਜ਼ਤ ਨੂੰ ਅਕਹਿ ਠੇਸ ਵੀ ਪਹੁੰਚੀ। ਇਹ ਲੇਖ ਗੁਰਦਵਾਰਾ ਟੁੱਟੀ ਗੰਢੀ ਵਿਚ ਹੋਏ ੧੯੮੪ ਦੇ ਸਾਕੇ ਦੀ ਘਟਨਾ ਦੇ...
  2. dalvindersingh grewal

    Where Are The 1984 Manuscripts?

    Where are the 1984 Sikh Manuscripts and Articles? Dr Dalvinder Singh Grewal 1925 Basant Avenue, Ludhiana Twenty five years have passed since the Sikh Manuscripts were taken away from Sikh Reference Library, Harmandir Sahib, but their where about still remains a matter of discussion. The...
  3. aristotle

    USA Shooting Of Sikh Army Veteran Suffering From PTSD Creates Controversy

    In late January, a mentally ill man was shot and killed by two police officers in Lodi, California, south of Sacramento. Tragedy often follows a confrontation between the police and a mentally ill person, but the facts of this case are in dispute. The victim was a Sikh Army veteran, and his...
  4. aristotle

    Legal Sikhs In US Army: India Welcomes Lawmakers' Backing

    WASHINGTON: Indian ambassador S. Jaishankar has welcomed US lawmakers plea to end US defence department's presumptive ban on Sikh Americans serving in the US military with their beards and turbans. Over 100 members of Congress from both Democratic and Republican parties made the plea in a...
  5. spnadmin

    USA Sikh Soldiers Want More Indian Americans In U.S. Army

    Sikh Soldiers Want More Indian Americans in U.S. Army By Yoshita Singh, Press Trust of India The United States should change its policy to allow more Indian Americans to join the military without compromising on their religious beliefs and practices, the only three Sikh soldiers in the...
  6. spnadmin

    Legal US Rights Body Asks Hagel To Explain 'Army Bias' Against Sikhs

    US rights body asks Hagel to explain 'Army bias' against Sikhs A US commission has asked defence secretary Chuck Hagel to explain the exclusion of Sikhs, known for their valour and pride, from the American armed forces. In a letter, the US Commission on Civil Rights requested Hagel to...
  7. spnadmin

    Sikh Coalition Sikh Officer & Afghanistan Veteran Fights Army's Ban On Beards

    Sikh Officer and Afghanistan Veteran Fights the Army’s Ban on Beards Share this! http://www.stateofformation.org/2013/11/sikh-officer-and-afghanistan-veteran-fights-the-armys-ban-on-beards/ This article originally appeared in Newsweek's The Daily Beast click here U.S. Army Major...
  8. aristotle

    India President's Bodyguards Only For Rajput, Jat, Sikhs For Functional Requirement, Admits Army To SC

    The Army has admitted in the Supreme Court that recruitment to President's Bodyguard (PBG) is open only to Hindu Rajputs, Hindu Jats and Jat Sikhs, saying that it is done purely on "functional requirement" and there is no caste and religion bias in it. In an affidavit filed in the apex...
  9. spnadmin

    USA US Army Set To Ban Tattoos

    U.S. Army Set to Ban Tattoos Below the Elbow or Knees Existing ink jobs could be grandfathered in. http://www.nationaljournal.com/national-security/u-s-army-set-to-ban-tattoos-below-the-elbow-or-knees-20130923?mrefid=mostViewed By Brian Resnick Sgt. Shane Herring, 23, of Marietta...
  10. spnadmin

    USA New Congressional Effort Launched To Enlist Sikhs In US Army

    New Congressional effort launched to enlist Sikhs in US Army http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/new-congressional-effort-launched-to-enlist-sikhs-in-us-army_862542.html Washington: A top American lawmaker has launched a fresh effort to enlist Sikhs in the US Army so that they can serve...
  11. Admin

    Heritage Battle Of Chillianwala - The Battle That Shook The British Army

    The following are excerpts from a neutral source- "The Battle of Chillianwala fought on 13 January 1849 is, however, one odd exception and stands out as a battle in which the British failed to defeat their opponents despite having the advantages of weight of numbers, ideal weather and terrain...
  12. spnadmin

    1984 Anti-Sikh Pogrom Sikh Shrine Refuses Prayers For Former Army General

    Sikh shrine refuses prayers for former Army General Gautam Dheer The family of a highly decorated hero of the 1965 war with Pakistan, Lt Gen RS Dayal, a Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) who died last year in January, was refused prayers to mark his first death anniversary by a gurdwara in Haryana...
  13. findingmyway

    First Victoria Cross Awarded To A Non Commisioned Officer Of The Indian Army To Go Under The Hammer

    London. October 23, 2012. Spink announced today that it will offer for sale the Indian Mutiny V.C. awarded to Sergeant Major (later Lieutenant) Peter Gill of the Loodiana Regiment. The Victoria Cross, which is the highest military decoration bestowed for bravery and gallantry in the face of the...
  14. Archived_Member16

    India Give Me Control Of Army, I Will Set Everything Right: Bal Thackeray

    Give me control of Army, I will set everything right: Bal Thackeray IANS | Sep 8, 2012, 02.52PM IST Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray on Saturday claimed that if he was given charge of the Indian Army, he would solve all problems and set things right in the country within a month...
  15. findingmyway

    India Lt Gen Bikram Singh Designated Next Indian Army Chief

    <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%"><tbody><tr></tr><tr><td width="10"> </td> <td class="middsubtext1" align="justify" valign="top" width="584"> New Delhi. Lt Gen Bikram Singh will be the next...
  16. Archived_Member16

    India Lt Gen Bikram Singh All Set To Be Next Army Chief

    Lt Gen Bikram Singh all set to be next Army chief Josy Joseph, TNN | Mar 1, 2012, 03.06AM IST NEW DELHI: The government is all set to announce the appointment of Eastern Army Commander Lt General Bikram Singh as the next Army chief, after an elaborate vetting process including an...
  17. Archived_Member16

    India Army Chief Loses Age Battle In SC; Relief Would Have Opened A Pandora's Box

    Army chief loses age battle in SC; relief would have opened a Pandora's Box Nipun Sehgal and Ankit Gupta, Star News Correspondents Friday, 10 February 2012 13:53 Army chief General VK Singh. Photo: PTI. New Delhi: The Army Chief General Vijay Kumar Singh's fight for his correct date...
  18. Archived_Member16

    S Asia Pakistan Mulls Sacking Army Chief Kayani And ISI Boss Pasha: Report

    Pakistan mulls sacking army chief Kayani and ISI boss Pasha: Report PTI | Dec 26, 2011, 04.54PM IST The Pakistan government is unhappy with Kayani, currently on a three-year extension, and Pasha, who received a one-year extension in service last year. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan...
  19. Archived_Member16

    India Peace Process Has Backing Of Pakistani Army: PM

    Peace process has backing of Pakistani Army: PM IANS | Nov 12, 2011, 09.13PM IST Another 26/11 will be setback, PM tells Pak ON BOARD AIR INDIA ONE: With a combative opposition accusing him of going soft on 26/11 terror, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said he was...
  20. Admin

    UK Why No Sikh Regiment In The British Army?

    Thoughts shared from an email by an anonymous SPN'er...
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