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Dubai Inaugurates New Gurdwara by JAY B. HILOTIN
Mauve-coloured carpet, chandeliers and modern acoustics lend a distinct touch to the column-free main diwan hall, topped by an 18-metre glass dome that offers generous lighting.
Pearls Before Swine, Part II:
The Crumbling Anglo-Sikh War Memorial & Museum
by PRABHJOT SINGH
Some rare artefacts, including weapons, were stolen from the museum a few years ago. Predictably, these have not been recovered.
Pearls Before Swine, Part I:
Neglect of Our Heritage in Punjab
by PRABHJOT SINGH
While politicians boast a slew of new museums and memorials during election time and lure naive peasants to vote for them, the existing ones languish in a sad state of neglect.
Singapore's Central Gurdwara Re-opened After Renovations by CAL HAOXIANG
The Gurdwara's modern features include WiFi internet, environment-friendly energy conservation lightings, and handicap-friendly facilities.
Virasat-e-Khalsa: A New Museum Opens Its Doors Based on report by JANGVEER SINGH
Conceived as a repository of the rich heritage of the Khalsa, showcasing the history and culture of Sikhs and their homeland, Punjab, the heritage complex sprawls on a 100-acre site.
Khalsa Heritage Museum To Be Inaugurated Nov 25
based on reports by VANDANA SHUKLA & RAJNI SHALEEN CHOPRA
Like the Taj Mahal, it has taken a whole generation to build, from conception to completion. It is spectacular by any account.
The Samaadh of Maharaja Sher Singh Text and Photography by AOWN ALI
The Baaraadri and the Samaadh of Maharaja Sher Singh were among those buildings which were seriously damaged by the mobs in 1992.
Sikh Grammar School:
The design of the building complex has been declared the winner for best use of architectural product by New South Wales' Building Designers Association.
Gurmeet Singh Sian: Award-Winning Sikh-Brit Architect by DAVID ANNAND
He read architecture at the University of Liverpool between 1996 and 2002. Upon graduation, he was hailed by Building Design as "one of that year's best architectural graduates".
The Haveli of Maharaja Naunihal Singh:
A Jewel In The Heart of Lahore
Text & Photography by AOWN ALI
One of the few remaining royal residences from the Sikh period, this Haveli is situated inside the old walled city - located between the historic Bhatti and Lohari gates, where Mori Gate once stood.