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Ilkley Literature Festival to celebrate Sikh music to highlight India's contribution to First World War - Keighley News

Sat, 2017-09-23 20:01

Keighley News

Ilkley Literature Festival to celebrate Sikh music to highlight India's contribution to First World War
Keighley News
Inspired by an evocative photograph of Sikh soldiers performing Shabads (Sikh sacred hymns) in a French barn, this live concert showcases the music that Sikh soldiers from over a million Indians who participated in this war, took with them to camp and ...

Canada's Sikh population needs to communicate its identity to the country - Toronto Sun

Sat, 2017-09-23 18:03

Toronto Sun

Canada's Sikh population needs to communicate its identity to the country
Toronto Sun
The population of Sikhs in the world today is approximately 27 million. Jagmeet Singh is one of those who have worked hard to find a place in Canadians' hearts, recently stepping down as deputy leader of the Ontario NDP in take a shot at replacing Tom ...

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Canada's Sikh population needs to communicate its identity to the country - Winnipeg Sun

Sat, 2017-09-23 18:03

Canada's Sikh population needs to communicate its identity to the country
Winnipeg Sun
The population of Sikhs in the world today is approximately 27 million. Jagmeet Singh is one of those who have worked hard to find a place in Canadians' hearts, recently stepping down as deputy leader of the Ontario NDP in take a shot at replacing Tom ...

56 Sikhs Acquitted In Sirsa Cult's Branch Attack Arrests - Sikh24 News & Updates

Sat, 2017-09-23 17:37

Sikh24 News & Updates

56 Sikhs Acquitted In Sirsa Cult's Branch Attack Arrests
Sikh24 News & Updates
The defense lawyer Advocate Narpal Singh Dhaliwal said that in 2007 the Sikh masses had held a meeting at Takht Sri Damdama Sahib in reaction to Gurmeet Ram Rahim's act of copying the attire of tenth Sikh master Guru Gobind Singh Ji. He added that ...

Successive Govts neglected Sikh community: SAD - State Times

Sat, 2017-09-23 14:10

State Times

Successive Govts neglected Sikh community: SAD
State Times
He said that successive governments at Centre and State have neglected the Sikh community of J and K in every sphere be it the representation of Sikh community at various levels, providing employment opportunities to the Sikh youth, discrimination in ...

Career Briefs: The Sikh Coalition Names Amrith Kaur New Legal Director - India West

Sat, 2017-09-23 12:51

India West

Career Briefs: The Sikh Coalition Names Amrith Kaur New Legal Director
India West
The Sikh Coalition named Amrith Kaur its new legal director. Outgoing legal director Harsimran Kaur will remain with the organization in a part-time strategic legal consulting role and will also provide training, support and institutional memory to the ...

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Sikhs raise minority issues with British High Commission team - The Tribune

Fri, 2017-09-22 15:17

Sikhs raise minority issues with British High Commission team
The Tribune
APSCC chairman Jagmohan Singh Raina said they met a British High Commission team headed by first secretary Alex Pykett here yesterday and discussed the Sikh community affairs in J&K. He said they pointed out that the minority status was not being ...

Pro-India media making Desperate Attempts to Undermine Sikh demand for Separate Identity Column in British Census ... - SikhSiyasat.Net

Fri, 2017-09-22 02:56

Pro-India media making Desperate Attempts to Undermine Sikh demand for Separate Identity Column in British Census ...
SikhSiyasat.Net
London, England: Days after publication of a media report in an English vernacular published from Chandigarh (India), the Sikh Federation UK – an organisation of Sikhs in England, has accused Indian media for making desperate attempts to undermine the ...

Enlisting SpongeBob and 'Game of Thrones' to counter anti-Sikh prejudice - The Oakland Press

Thu, 2017-09-21 03:21

The Oakland Press

Enlisting SpongeBob and 'Game of Thrones' to counter anti-Sikh prejudice
The Oakland Press
Since April, the National Sikh Campaign has aired “We Are Sikhs” ads depicting adherents of the religion as neighbors and proud Americans on CNN, MSNBC and Fox and in the local media market of Fresno, Calif., where tens of thousands of Sikhs live.

SEPARATE CATEGORY IN CENSUS WILL SERVE SIKH COMMUNITY BETTER, SAYS MP - Easterneye (press release) (subscription)

Wed, 2017-09-20 10:52

Easterneye (press release) (subscription)

SEPARATE CATEGORY IN CENSUS WILL SERVE SIKH COMMUNITY BETTER, SAYS MP
Easterneye (press release) (subscription)
THE last two censuses in 2001 and 2011 included a tick box for Sikhs under the optional faith section of the questionnaire, but had no similar option under the mandatory ethnicity section. As a result, although some data on Sikhs was captured, it was ...

Around 100 UK MP's Endorse Non-Indian Ethnic Identity Move Of Sikhs - SikhSiyasat.Net

Wed, 2017-09-20 07:16

SikhSiyasat.Net

Around 100 UK MP's Endorse Non-Indian Ethnic Identity Move Of Sikhs
SikhSiyasat.Net
London: Around 100 British MPs cutting across party lines have aligned with a Sikh organisation known as Sikh Federation UK to endorse and support the demand that Sikhs are ethnically different from Indians. As reported by the media sources the MPs, ...

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Wrong to allege Sikh actor in Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah is portraying Guru Gobind Singh - DailyO

Wed, 2017-09-20 05:55

DailyO

Wrong to allege Sikh actor in Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah is portraying Guru Gobind Singh
DailyO
Actor Gurcharan Singh, who plays Roshan Singh Sodhi on the show, is being castigated by a section of the social media and some Sikh organisations, including the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), for supposedly portraying the tenth ...
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah clarifies stand on ban ... - FirstpostFirstpost
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah's producer clarifies about Sikh community controversyFree Press Journal
Producer of Sab TV Comedy Show 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah' Clarifies MisunderstandingTopYaps
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'F**k off you Indian c**t': Sikh taxi driver and furious 'Muslim' motorist trade abuse in a quiet suburban alleyway ... - Daily Mail

Wed, 2017-09-20 05:37

Daily Mail

'F**k off you Indian c**t': Sikh taxi driver and furious 'Muslim' motorist trade abuse in a quiet suburban alleyway ...
Daily Mail
A simple dispute between two drivers over right of way in a narrow alleyway escalated into foul-mouthed racial insult trading. The pair appeared to be engaged in a heated argument after a Sikh taxi driver blocked the narrow street with his cab and ...

Australian school discriminated against turban-wearing boy - BBC News

Wed, 2017-09-20 02:24

Times of India

Australian school discriminated against turban-wearing boy
BBC News
An Australian school discriminated against a five-year-old Sikh boy when it prevented his enrolment because he wore a turban, a tribunal has found. The uniform policy of Melton Christian School in Melbourne prohibits non-Christian head coverings for boys.
Australian school's turban ban on Sikh boy wrong: TribunalTimes of India
Australian school's turban ban discriminatory, tribunal rulesStuff.co.nz

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SIKH HURRICANE DONATION - KOLO

Tue, 2017-09-19 22:41

KOLO

SIKH HURRICANE DONATION
KOLO
Wind will pick up again on Wednesday, as another cold front drops into the region. Expect an increase in clouds and a few showers, mainly in the Sierra and eastern Nevada. Snow levels will start above 8000', but will drop to Lake Tahoe Level by Thursday.

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We all liked the We are Sikhs ads, but did they work? - Fresno Bee

Tue, 2017-09-19 20:23

Fresno Bee

We all liked the We are Sikhs ads, but did they work?
Fresno Bee
Sikh Americans in the Valley are no stranger to tragedies that result from the polarization in our communities. The community still hasn't fully recovered from the hate-fueled murder of Gurcharan Singh Gill in 2016 and the nearly fatal assault of Amrik ...
100 UK MPs back non-Indian ethnic identity move for SikhsThe Tribune
How I Learned What Muslims and Sikhs Have in Common Under TrumpSplinter (blog)

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Attacks on Jagmeet Singh's Sikh faith outrageous in most of Canada ... - National Post

Tue, 2017-09-19 20:15

National Post

Attacks on Jagmeet Singh's Sikh faith outrageous in most of Canada ...
National Post
MONTREAL — When an Ontario woman confronted NDP leadership candidate Jagmeet Singh at a recent public meeting, accusing the Sikh politician of ...
Douglas Todd: Sikhs air mixed views on NDP's Jagmeet Singh ...Vancouver Sun
Jagmeet Singh's boxing match against intoleranceBrock Press

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Sikh Leaders Seek Govt Apology for Jallianwala Bagh at UK Convention - Little India

Tue, 2017-09-19 15:31

Sikh Leaders Seek Govt Apology for Jallianwala Bagh at UK Convention
Little India
The 15th three-day convention of Sikh Federation UK at the Guru Nanak Gurdwara in the Wolverhampton saw a turnout of more than 10,000 people over the weekend. The event, held at Gurdwara Sedgley Street during Sept. 15-18, sought to highlight the ...

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