SIKHS LIVING IN STATES OTHER THAN PUNJAB
Dr HarcharanSingh Josh
The Sikhs are one of the five religious communities of India which have been notified as Minority Communities under Section 2(c) of the National Commission for...
These are few things that Islamic Civilization gave to the humanity.Without them , our daily life would've been incomplete....
1- Coffee :
The story goes that an Arab named Khalid was tending his goats in the Kaffa region of southern Ethiopia, when he noticed his animals became livelier after...
Joseph Koney Profile
Joseph Kony is one of the most vilified rebel leaders on the planet. He stands accused of brainwashing countless children across northern Uganda, turning the girls into...
Tehelka Magazine, Vol 8, Issue 32, Dated 13 Aug 2011
No Place For Modern Maharajas
Discretionary powers are a source of patronage to the favoured few. Society will benefit by doing away with them
Jayaprakash Narayan Founder-President, Lok Satta Party
IT IS generally acknowledged that...
July 25, 2011
Modern day sex-slave trade still exists in India
A New-Delhi-based organization is offering safe havens for girls who would otherwise have nowhere to turn
By Craig Kielburger & Marc Kielburger, Special To The Sun - July 25, 2011
When Naina and Jyothi were born in the...
June 2, 2011
Has Modern Science Bankrupted Our Souls?
Stem Cell Biologist, Author - Huffington Post - 06/ 2/11
We are truly living in exciting times. The challenges and crises facing the world today are portents of imminent change in civilization. We are on the...
Something has been bugging me of late and I would very much like to share it. If my rant has no place here, I won't be upset if admins remove it, but I'd like to get it off my chest.
Has telephone etiquette gone the way of the Dodo Bird & the Dinosaur? This is something I’ve noticed being...
Brought to our attention by forum leader findingmyway ji. :)
A study by a University of Manchester historian has cast doubt on the widespread belief that the Victorians and Edwardians were prudes who had few sexual freedoms.
Sexual freedoms of long ago tamed by modern times
It was advent of...
Tu B'Shvat, long ago the annual date set aside in ancient Israel for determining the age of trees, essentially as a tax matter, today marks what has come to be known as the "Jewish New Year for Trees." In that fact, it is not unique -- it is one of four "new years" events...
THE 10 COMMANDMENTS 2.0
For millennia, these ancient laws have been central to our way of life. Are they still relevant? Or is it time for an upgrade?
NEARLY 3,500 YEARS AGO, Exodus tells us, God inscribed the Ten Commandments onto two stone tablets for the Israelites. Although Jewish...
Why ARE so many modern British career women converting to Islam?
Tony Blair’s sister-in-law announced her conversion to Islam last weekend. Journalist Lauren Booth embraced the faith after what she describes as a ‘holy experience’ in Iran.
She is just one of a growing number of modern...
Two faces of modern India
October 02, 2010
Ramesh Thakur - Toronto Star
Indians joke that their economy grows at night while the government sleeps. The federal and state governments have indeed been asleep at the wheel as a much foretold disaster loomed over the Commonwealth Games that begin...
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Narayanjot Kaur ji
I agree ultimately when the Gurmukhi words are processed through our brain, what we come know and understand is from our own intellect and filters within that...
Sunday, August 8, 2010
Leaf from history
Reviewed by J. S. Grewal
The Makers of Modern Punjab
By Kirpal Singh and Prithipal Singh Kapur.
Singh Brothers, Amritsar.
Pages xvi + 174. Rs 225.
IN a recent international seminar on "History and Memory" organised by the Indian Institute...
Singapore's Inspector Singh may work in exotic locales, but this Asian Poirot solves his cases using old-fashioned detective work and clean white shoes.
Former model Chelsea Liew has been involved in a bitter custody battle with her ex-husband, timber company president Alan Lee, captivating...
Note: This Biographical Sketch of this Great Hero of Bluestar 1984 was posted on Anz-Sikhs a Yahoo Based Forum of Australian/New Zealand Sikhs moderated by Aman deep singh.
General Shabeg Singh
General Shabeg Singh- the great general of modern times belonged to village Khiala, about...
General Harbaksh Singh: Modern India's Greatest Soldier
by Capt. AMARINDER SINGH
Today, many don't know who Lt. General Harbaksh Singh was.
Being out of sight for 30 years - before he passed away in 1999 - put him out of mind as well.
Born in 1913 in Badrukhan in Sangrur and having...
Stephen Hawking is regarded as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. He is also the most read scientist of the day. His book 'A Brief History of Time' was on the London Sunday Times bestseller list for over four years, longer than any book so far.
During one of my travels I...