The Star (Nairobi)

4 December 2012

Kenya: Guru Nanak Devji Celebrated

Despite the dark clouds and wet weather the Sikh gathered at the Railway South C Gurudwara, Nairobi to celebrate the anniversary of Guru Nanak Devji birth on November 28. This occasion has a special place in the hearts of every Sikh because Devji was the first Guru or father of Sikhism. The occasion was marked with prayer and celebration. There were many school children and professionals who took time off their busy schedules to share the festive menu that included the famous sweet white rice known as "kheer".

East Fm's Talaash Premiere:

The film Talaash has been the most awaited Bollywood film of 2012. East Fm had an exclusive premiere of the film on Thursday evening at The Junction's Century Cinemax and invited a number of their fans. The launch was in partnership with Basco Paints makers of Dura Coat. Die-hard movie fans had competed over the week to get invites for this film and battled the matatu strike traffic and rain to show up.

Tree Planting in Kambo:

Over 50 volunteers of the Hindu Religious and Service Centre and the Hindu Council of Kenya spent a weekend at the Sikh Temple Makindu for a tree planting exercise. The event was hosted on November 25 at a place called Kambo. The tree planting was also co-sponsored by Kens Metal and various donations of books and food-stuff were made to the nearby schools.

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