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Australia and India Sign Use of Military Bases & Logistic Support Deal; What’s Next?

India and Australia have signed a pact on access to military bases for logistics support. The pact was one of the seven agreements singed after a virtual summit between Indian PM Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison.

Instagram And Facebook Blocked #Sikh – Was It Really A Mistake?

Instagram confirmed the blocking of the #SIKH on their own communications page and announced an investigation into why and how it had happened.

Facebook, Instagram Block #Sikh Hashtag; Apologise and Unblock After Outrage

It has come into light that Facebook and Instagram blocked hashtag “#Sikh” for a number of users. The issue was highlighted on Twitter by a number of Sikh netizens. The social media giants have now unblocked #sikh hashtag and also apologised for blocking it.

Punjab Govt. Denies Permission to Hold Ghallughara Remembrance March; Dal Khalsa Announces Alternative Plan

The district administration here has denied permission to Dal Khalsa to hold Ghallughara Yadgaari March on June 5 to mark the 36th anniversary of Ghallughara June 1984 (Indian army's attack on Darbar Sahib, Amritsar).

What Is China-India Border Dispute? Reasons Behind Ladakh Standoff 2002 & Possible Impacts on Punjab

Sikh Siyasat editor Parmjeet Singh talked to author and political analyst S. Ajaypal Singh Brar about Sino-India Standoff in Ladakh 2020.

Ladakh Standoff: India Admits Presence of Sizeable Chinese Troops; Lt. Generals to Talk; Statements by USA and Russia

Chinese and Indian soldiers were engaged in a standoff in several areas along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh region for close to a month now. While China has been in aggressive mood, India is playing defensive.

Bhai Wariam Singh’s Portrait to be Installed in Central Sikh Museum

A portrait of Bhai Wariam Singh will be installed at ‘Kendri Sikh Ajayabghar’ (Central Sikh Museum) located in the precincts of Darbar Sahib, Amritsar. Bhai Wariam Singh had spent more than 25 years in Indian prisons before his release in 2015 after his arrest in April 1990 in relation to Sikh political movement of 1980s-90s.

India’s Defence Minister ‘Defensively’ Talks About Ladakh Standoff at LAC with China

The Government of India (GoI) has been under pressure because of China's aggressive mode in Ladakh. If media reports are to be believed Chinese soldiers have advanced into the territory which India claims as part of region under its control. The issue has been in discussion for about a month now but there was no official response from any senior member of the government of India so far.

GoI’s COVID-19 Lockdown 5 & Unlock 1 New Guidelines To Be Effective From 1st June 2020

Government of India (GoI)'s Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued new guidelines to fight COVID-19 and for phased re-opening of areas outside the Containment Zones, yesterday (May 30).

COVID-19 Masks: Punjab Govt. Has Collected More Than Rs. 1 Crore As Fine

In a press release issued today, the Punjab government said that it has collected more than Rs. 1 Crore as fines from people who were not wearing masks that have been made mandatory by the government in wake of COVID-19.

China Rejects US President’s Offer to Mediate Between China and India to End Their Border Standoff

China on Friday (May 29) rejected US President Donald Trump's offer to mediate between India and China to end their current border standoff, saying the two countries do not need the intervention of a "third party" to settle their differences.

Kashmiri Leaders Condemn Attack on Sikh Gurdwara Sahib in Derby

The Kashmiris from across the Line of Control and the world over including the Tehreek-e-Hurriyet Jammu and Kashmir Chairman Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai and the All Parties Hurriyat Conference have strongly condemned an attack on a Sikh temple in the United Kingdom and have expressed solidarity with the Sikh community.

World Sikh Parliament Condemns Grotesque Attack on Derby Gurdwara

“Sikhs across the world were appalled at the grotesque act of violence on Monday in Derby during which an intruder smashed through the entrance to Guru Arjan Dev Gurdwara on Stanhope Road and left a note at the premises suggesting the attack was somehow a reprisal for India’s human rights

1984 Ghallughara Remembrance March To Be Held in Amritsar on June 5, Dal Khalsa

Since last more than 12 years, the Dal Khalsa has been regularly observing this day by undertaking march on 5th and giving the call for Amritsar shutdown on June 6.

Sikh Federation (UK) Condemns Attack On Sikh Gurdwara Sahib In Derby

In the early hours of Monday 25 May, Sri Guru Arjan Dev Gurdwara Derby was attacked in a violent rage, in which bricks and a steel car jack was used to cause thousands of pounds of damage.

Xi Jinping Tells Chinese Military to Scale up Training and Battle Preparedness, And Think About Worst-Case Scenarios

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday stressed achieving the targets and missions of strengthening the national defense and armed forces for 2020, while maintaining effective epidemic control on a regular basis, according to Chinese Official media Global Times.

LAC Between China & India Continue to Heat Up; China Expands Airbase Near Ladakh; Indian Military’s Top Brass Meets Modi

Escalation of border dispute between China and India in Ladakh is on the rise since past few weeks. Chinese and Indian troops have been engaged in aggressive posturing at Pangong Tso lake, Galwan Valley, Demchok and Daulat Beg Oldi for the past three weeks.

Dal Khalsa to hold Ghallughara Remembrance March in Amritsar on June 5

In the remembrance of hundreds of Sikh freedom fighters and pilgrims who attained martyrdom in the first week of June 84, the Dal Khalsa has resolved to undertake a "Genocide Remembrance March" on June 5 in Amritsar to mark the 36th anniversary of Indian army attack on Darbar Sahib codenamed “Operation Blue Star”.

Man Arrested for Attack on Guru Arjan Dev Gurdwara Sahib in Derby

A man attacked Guru Arjan Dev Ji Gurdwara Shaib in Derby on May 25. The man’s act was captured in CCTV who was later arrested by local police.

Muslims Offer Namaz at Gurdwara Haa Da Naara Sahib in Malerkotla

Setting another example of harmony, Gurbani Kirtan and Namaz were performed simultaneously in Gurdwara ‘Sahib Haa Da Naara’ at Muslim majority town of Malerkotla of Sangrur district in East Punjab.

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