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  1. Admin Singh

    Heritage The Journey From Guru Arjan To Maharaja Ranjit Singh

    There is a small red structure inside the Mochi Gate of Lahore, one of the 13 historical gateways into the walled city. Painted red, the structure now hosts the shrine of Haq Char Yaar. This shrine tells yet another tale of a place of worship belonging to another religion that was appropriated...
  2. Admin Singh

    Heritage Sikh National College - Lahore 1938-47

    Sikh National College, one of the oldest and historical educational institutions of the region, was established in June 1938 at Lahore, with S. Niranjan Singh as its founder principal. If you have any information about this college history then please do share within this thread.
  3. Admin Singh

    Extract: The Untold History Of Sikh Rule Under Ranjit Singh Ji In Lahore

    <iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/yWxDhT3ybUs" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Must Watch: Mr Fakir Syed comes from a distinguished family of nobles of the City of Lahore. He tells the story of how the Muslims of Lahore called upon a Sikh leader, Ranjit...
  4. spnadmin

    Heritage The Sikh Darbar At Lahore And The Fakir Brothers

    The Sikh Darbar at Lahore and the Fakir Brothers By Fakir S. Aijazuddin http://newsweekpakistan.com/the-sikh-darbar-at-lahore-and-the-fakir-brothers/ Exclusive excerpts from ‘The Resourceful Fakirs: Three Muslim Brothers at the Sikh Court of Lahore.’ Punjab, the area to which...
  5. Inderjeet Kaur

    India Sarabjit Dies In Lahore Hospital

    Sarabjit dies in Lahore hospital, India asks Pak to punish his attackers LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh died of cardiac arrest in a Lahore hospital in the wee hours on Thursday after being comatose for nearly a week following a brutal assault by fellow inmates...
  6. K

    The Rise And Fall Of Courtesans In Lahore

    An interesting article to read
  7. SukhmeetSingh Guruwada

    S Asia Lahore Chowk Named After Bhagat Singh

    BARNALA: Pakistan government has finally renamed Shadman Chowk as Bhagat Singh Chowk in Lahore as a mark of respect to the martyr and an acknowledgement of his role in the struggle against British rule. Freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev Singh were hanged on March 23, 1931, in...
  8. K

    Sikh Community In Lahore Prevented From Celebrating Festival

    Sikh community in Lahore prevented from celebrating festival Islamabad The Sikh community in the eastern city of Lahore has been barred from organising a religious celebration at a disputed gurdwara after a religious group persuaded authorities that celebrating the Muslim holy day of...
  9. spnadmin

    Partition Jindan Kaur Of Cheechon-ke-Malian

    By Majid Sheikh Sunday, 18 Apr, 2010 On Friday, I went to attend the book launching ceremony of Jaswant Singh’s book on Jinnah and the Partition of 1947 at a local private golf club. As I had read the book when it was first launched, a question lurked in my mind about what the future held...
  10. spnadmin

    Legal Sikh Plans To Sue Lahore High Court Security Over Religious Freedom

    Ajeet Singh stopped from bringing ceremonial Sikh sword onto premises LAHORE: A Sikh man is planning to file a writ petition against Lahore High Court (LHC) security personnel after he was stopped from entering the court premises with his kirpaan, the ceremonial Sikh sword. Ajeet Singh...
  11. spnadmin

    Firanghis In Ranjit Singh's Darbar

    THE Sikh Kingdom under the benevolent leadership of Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1780-1839) known as ‘Sarkar-e-Khalsa’ and the ‘Lion of the Punjab’ was considered a hegemony amongst all the Indian princely states that were under the jurisdiction of the East India Company in the early part of the 19th...
  12. spnadmin

    Heritage UNESCO Launches Funding For Lahore Fort, Shalimar Garden

    By Maira Fayyaz LAHORE: UNESCO has launched funding for the World Heritage Sites in Lahore to pay them more attention as they face practical maintenance and management problems. Pakistan is rich in archaeological and historical sites. The Department of Archeology and government of Pakistan...
  13. spnadmin

    Events Chronicle Of Sikh Massacres (ix) Nankana Sahib Lahore

    Saka Nankana Sahib -1920-Lahore Main Instigator- MAHANT NARAIN DASS Before you read this article it is important to mention that the control of SIKH Gurudwaras under Mughal Administration was passed on to HINDU PUNDITS NOT Sikh Priests -why so is another long story. This is one of...
  14. spnadmin

    Heritage Old Paintings And Images Of Lahore (British Library Collection)

    Photograph of the Chauburji Gateway at Lahore, Pakistan, taken by an unknown photographer in the 1880s, part of the Bellew Collection of Architectural Views. Lahore, the capital of Punjab province, is considered the cultural centre of Pakistan. Islam came here after the advent of Mahmud of...
  15. spnadmin

    Heritage Lahore: The Maharaja And The Fakir (Sikh Nugget)

    When you enter Bhati Gate and walk up Bazaar Hakeeman, just after the first mound dips and the second starts, to the right is a beautiful old ‘haveli’. This is the famous Fakirkhana, the house of the famous Fakir family, for in the reign of Maharajah Ranjit Singh three brothers, all powerful...
  16. spnadmin

    Islam Lahore: Interfaith Solidarity Toward Sufis Targeted By Terroristss

    by Inayat Bernard A delegation of Christians, Muslims, Sikhs and Hindus visited the Data Dabar mosque. Religious leaders have condemned the July 1 attack, which caused over 40 deaths and 170 injuries. Yesterday, street demonstrations in the city, present the International Sufi Conference...
  17. spnadmin

    Controversial Pakistani Minorities Live In Fear After Lahore Attack

    Pakistani minorities live in fear after Lahore attack Pakistani minorities live in fear after Lahore attack Pakistani minorities, including Sikhs and Hindus, are living in constant fear ever since the attack Friday by Taliban guerrillas at two mosques of the minority Ahmadi sect in...
  18. spnadmin

    Sikhism The Last Sunset: The Rise And Fall Of The Lahore Durbar (The Magnificent Sikh Kingdom)

    The magnificent Sikh kingdom Reviewed by V. N. Datta The Last Sunset: The Rise and Fall of the Lahore Durbar By Amarinder Singh. The Sunday Tribune - Spectrum T is indeed a fascinating theme for a practising historian to study and write on the rise and fall of a...
  19. Admin Singh

    Gurdwara Guru Ka Lahore

    Guru Ka Lahore is a cluster of three Gurdwaras near Basantgarh village in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh, about 12 kilometers north of Anandpur Sahib in Punjab, which are located at the site of Guru Gobind Singh's marriage. A fourth Gurdwara at the spot which played a part in the wedding...
  20. spnadmin

    S Asia Lahore Diary: The Scent Of Terror And Other Notes

    Lahore Diary Kalpana Sharma...
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