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Swearing on a holy book makes a mockery of religion, Sikh leaders say

Swearing on a holy book makes a mockery of religion, Sikh leaders say

The "business of oath taking serves only to trivialise religion and is rooted in deep superstition". Credit: Christopher Furlong /Getty Images Europe Swearing an oath on religious book in court makes a mockery of religion, spiritual leaders have said. The Network of Sikh Organisations warned that official advice saying […]

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Last Sikh Queen’s earrings fetch nearly six times auction estimate

Last Sikh Queen’s earrings fetch nearly six times auction estimate

Maharani Jind Kaur, the youngest wife of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. A pair of gold pendant earrings from the collection of last Sikh Queen of Punjab Maharani Jind Kaur fetched 175,000 pounds, nearly six times the guide price, at an auction here. The earrings, the highlight of the Islamic and […]

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Last Sikh Queen’s earrings fetch nearly 6 times auction estimate

Last Sikh Queen’s earrings fetch nearly 6 times auction estimate

Punjab The earrings belonged to the youngest wife of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Photo courtesy Twitter handle: @bonhams1793 London, April 25 A pair of gold pendant earrings from the collection of last Sikh Queen of Punjab Maharani Jind Kaur fetched 175,000 pounds, nearly six times the guide price, at an […]

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Homeopathic healer broadcast on Sikh Channel broke rules

Homeopathic healer broadcast on Sikh Channel broke rules

The presenter on the Sikh Channel gave out a number for his own homeopathic clinics and also discouraged the use of some traditional medicines, Ofcom said. A channel which showed a programme where a healer claimed to be able to cure serious illnesses such as cancer was in breach […]

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Surrey MLAs share stage with Sikh separatist slogan

Surrey MLAs share stage with Sikh separatist slogan

Photo: Facebook Surrey NDP MLA Garry Begg reads out a Sikh heritage month proclamation, sharing a stage with fellow MLAs Harry Bains, Rachna Singh and Jagrup Brar, during Surrey’s Vaisakhi celebration on Saturday. Four Surrey New Democratic Party MLAs mounted a stage that featured a banner proclaiming Khalistan Zindabaad, […]

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