Sikh Gurdwara in Kabul: ISIS attack on Kart-e-Parwan historic temple leaves two dead, attackers also killed

The attack has come for widespread criticism Minorities – Hindus and Sikhs – in Afghanistan were shocked to their bones when a Sikh Gurdwara at Kart-e-Parwan was attacked by the ISIS activists at 6 in the morning leaving two persons, including a Sikh, dead. A large number of Hindu and Sikh families had taken shelter… Continue reading Sikh Gurdwara in Kabul: ISIS attack on Kart-e-Parwan historic temple leaves two dead, attackers also killed

US Open Golf: Adam Hadwin of Canada holds the opening day limelight

At the end of day 1 in the US Open Golf, Adam Hadwin  of Abbotsford, British Columbia (Canada), was leading the pack . Interestingly, Hadwin, who  was not sure of his participation in the US Open until last week, has recorded his best ever score in a major golf tournament. He had to come through 36-hole qualifier.… Continue reading US Open Golf: Adam Hadwin of Canada holds the opening day limelight

Agnipath: Government goes defensive as protests spread and turn violent

The Union Government was on the defensive as protests against its much touted Agnipath scheme  has run into severe opposition from youth of different parts of the country. Protesting against the scheme of recruiting 46,000  Agniveers to serve the defence forces for specified term of four years each, the protesters are challenging the basis of the scheme… Continue reading Agnipath: Government goes defensive as protests spread and turn violent

Jallianwala Bagh episode: “Shameful”, says British High Commissioner

 For the British High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis, the massacre of the innocent people on the Vaisakhi Day in 1919 at Jallianwala Bagh was “shameful”. Regretting it during his recent visit to the historic Bagh, Mr Alex Ellis said that the Vaisakhi Day massacre was a dark (black) day  in the history of UK and… Continue reading Jallianwala Bagh episode: “Shameful”, says British High Commissioner

FIFA Names Toronto as one of 2026 World Cup Host cities

Vancouver will be another Canadian host city Toronto burst into celebrations as FIFA announced host cities of the 2026 FIFA World Cup Thursday evening. Besides Toronto, Vancouver also figures in the list of 16 cities chosen for holding the 2026 FIFA World Cup. The mega soccer event will be organized jointly by the United States,… Continue reading FIFA Names Toronto as one of 2026 World Cup Host cities

Hockey: South Africa, Belgium-the Netherlands combine offer to host 2026 World Cups

South Africa is continuing to strengthen its claim of becoming a hockey destination by offering to host the 2026 World Cups for men and women at Potchefstroom. It recently organised the FIH Women’s Junior World Cup besides playing host to some matches, both men and women, of the FIH Pro League. It has developed a… Continue reading Hockey: South Africa, Belgium-the Netherlands combine offer to host 2026 World Cups

Anti-Sikh riots: Four arrested 38 years after 1984 riots

Three years after Supreme Court directed the Uttar Pradesh Government to constitute Special Investigation Teams to probe the killing of Sikhs in the 1984 riots in Kanpur, the Uttar Pradesh Police has made four arrests. The arrests have been made by the Special Investigation Team (SIT), in a case of setting a building to fire… Continue reading Anti-Sikh riots: Four arrested 38 years after 1984 riots