The movie shows the Persian king Kashayarsha ( the Greeks called him Xerxes ) being instigated by his naval commander Artemisia to avenge the death of his father Darayavaush ( the Greeks called him Darius ) in battle with the Greeks by invading Greece again .
The Artemisia is a Greek herself...
London, Oct 28 (IANS) An 1805 report, first-hand accounts, a book and and a few paintings throwing light on the life of Maharajah Ranjit Singh, under whom the Sikh empire expanded to its maximum, will go under the hammer at Mullock's auction house here Nov 5.
One of the highlights of the...
Empire of the Sikhs: The Life and Times of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, by Patwant Singh & ***** M. Rai,
London: Peter Owen/Chicago Independent Publishers Group, 2009. Pp. 312. Illus., maps, append., notes, biblio, index. $31.95 paper. ISBN...
This is breaking news and very concerning. There has been another shooting. This time at least 3 people are dead after being shot outside the Empire State Building. No details yet, but its time for prayers for all involved...
Book Reivew: Sikh Soldier - Policing the Empire
Review by: Graham Watkins B.Sc. (Hons)
This book is a stimulating investigation into a subject hitherto treated insufficiently. Narindar Singh Dhesi examines in successive chapters the Indian Army’s role in extending and securing the British...
By Kamalla Rose Kaur, Special to Sikh News Net
Kartar Singh Khalsa, head of Yogi Harbhajan Singh Khalsa’s business empire, testified in the Multnomah County Circuit Court in Portland, Oregon, that selling the rights to the ‘Golden Temple’ brand name was just good business.
The Fight For Yogi Bhajan’s Empire
By Kamalla Rose Kaur, Special to Sikh News Network
Before his death in 2004, Yogi Harbhajan Singh Khalsa told his longtime secretary, Sardarni Guru Amrit Kaur Khalsa, that after he was gone she would become the Siri Sikhdar Sahiba of...
Amrit & Rabindra Kaur Singh Appointed Members of The Order of The British Empire
World-renowned artists Amrit Kaur Singh and Rabindra Kaur Singh - popularly known as The Singh Twins - of the United Kingdom have been appointed Members of The Order of The British Empire by Queen...
The Sikh Empire had its own currency for the first time under the iconic Sikh general, Baba Banda Singh Bahadur. The use of these coins was carried on by subsequent kings of Punjab and reached its epitome under Maharaja Ranjit Singh, who laid the foundations of Sikh Empire. Before Baba Banda...
Today I was reading a topic on another site and I was surprised That population of sikhs at the time of maharaja Ranjit singh was around 8-10 million and after that it was reduced to just 10-20% of original population
Then I searched net and found 2 very good sites on this...
Sikh route to Italy’s cheese empire
TRIENT, ITALY: Far away from
the lassi kingdom of Punjab,
Indian Sikhs are doing Chak
de Phatte in the province of
In Italy’s central Emilia-
Romagna region, home to the
famous cheese, cattlesheds
On 1 August 1863, shortly after 6:15 in the evening, a frail and partially-blind queen who had spent much of her life raging against the British Empire, died in her bed on the top floor of a Kensington townhouse.
It was a peculiar and remarkably quiet end for a woman once the scourge of the...
Empire of the Sikhs: The Life and Times of Maharaja Ranjit Singh
By Patwant Singh
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Published on: 2009-03-28
Original language: English
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London, Aug. 12: Sikh taxi driver Davinder Singh, who complained to police after allegedly suffering a torrent of racial abuse from an aristocratic customer — the Marquess of Blandford — would have understood all, forgiven all and perhaps even sympathised with his tormentor if only he had been...