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Father of fibre optics

                    Narinder Singh Kapany  born 31 October 1926 to a Sikh family in Moga, Punjab, India, is an Indian-born American Sikh physicist known for his work in fibre optics.He was named… Continue Reading →

Ghost of Indian Army still protects the Border

Believe it or not, military mythology is a thing. Maybe when it comes to serving your nation, the soldiers never actually die. This is the story of Baba Harbhajan Singh, an Indian Army soldier, who died in 1986 but his… Continue Reading →

Boy born with seven-inch TAIL worshipped as a god

Arshid Ali Khan, 13, may lose the growth even though it made him a divine symbol in the state of Punjab, India. The teen, who is bound to a wheelchair, has been hailed by locals as an incarnation of the… Continue Reading →

Sher-e-punjab

Ranjit Singh was born on Nov. 13, 1780 at Gujranwala. He was named Ranjit Singh by his father Mahan Singh. Ranjit singh had his first taste of battle, when he was hardly ten years old. It was Sahib Singh bhangi… Continue Reading →

Koh-i-Noor

The Koh-i-Noor (Persian for Mountain of Light; also spelled Koh-i-Nûr and Kooh-è Noor) is a large, colourless diamond that was found near the city of Guntur, India, possibly in the 13th century. It weighed 793 carats (158.6 g) uncut and… Continue Reading →

Khalsa Heritage museum

Virasat-e-Khalsa is conceived as a repository of the rich heritage of the Khalsa its history and culture of the Punjab so as to inspire visitors with the vision of the Gurus, emphasizing the eternal message of the great gurus for… Continue Reading →

Makar sankranti

Makar Sankranti is among the most auspicious occasions for Hindus and is celebrated in almost all parts of India. It is a harvest festival and is celebrated in many cultural forms with immense devotion, fervor and cheerfulness. The festival is… Continue Reading →

Kirpan

The kirpan is a ceremonial sword or knife carried by Sikhs. It is a religious commandment given by Guru Gobind Singh in 1699 that Sikhs must wear five articles of faith at all times, the kirpan being one of five… Continue Reading →

Panipat’s Dusshera

A tradition – in which people dress up like Hanuman and move around on city streets — brought to this part of the country by the Laiya and the Hyderabadi communities of the Mianwali district in the northwest of Punjab… Continue Reading →

Navararti

Navaratri is a festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Durga. The word Navaratri means ‘nine nights’ in Sanskrit, nava meaning nine and ratri meaning nights.During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Devi are worshipped…. Continue Reading →

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