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Apple Video Uses Sikh Rapper To Welcome in Canada's 150th Year - Sikh24 News & Updates

Sat, 2017-07-01 00:52

Sikh24 News & Updates

Apple Video Uses Sikh Rapper To Welcome in Canada's 150th Year
Sikh24 News & Updates
CANADA—Celebrating Canada's 150th birthday anniversary, technology giant Apple took to the front page of YouTube with a Sikh personality as the centerpiece and using his voice over for the clip. Humble the Poet aka Kanwer Singh from Toronto is a ...

Crowdfunding 'Echoes of Mutiny': An interview with creative director Deep Hundal - SikhSiyasat.Net

Fri, 2017-06-30 22:20

SikhSiyasat.Net

Crowdfunding 'Echoes of Mutiny': An interview with creative director Deep Hundal
SikhSiyasat.Net
I think the last ten years of organizing in the Sikh community and being involved in so many Sikh orientated politics has led me to the eventual realization that we need to reclaim so many of our narratives. The Ghadar movement, and beyond that the ...

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HC grants bail to 1984 anti-Sikh riots case convict - Times of India

Fri, 2017-06-30 21:44

HC grants bail to 1984 anti-Sikh riots case convict
Times of India
New Delhi: The Delhi high court on Friday granted bail to 89-year-old retired naval officer Captain Bhagmal, serving life term in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case here. A division bench of Justice Manmohan and Justice Yogesh Khanna released Bhagmal on bail ...

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As a Sikh American Woman, I am Proud to Serve My Country - Military.com

Fri, 2017-06-30 16:04

Military.com

As a Sikh American Woman, I am Proud to Serve My Country
Military.com
As a United States citizen and a proud Sikh American, one of the greatest joys of my life thus far has been having the opportunity to serve the country I love. In my time serving as an Enlisted Sailor in the United States Navy, I've had the chance to ...

Anniversary of Sikh Ruler Sher-e-Punjab Observed in Lahore - Sikh24 News & Updates

Fri, 2017-06-30 11:27

Sikh24 News & Updates

Anniversary of Sikh Ruler Sher-e-Punjab Observed in Lahore
Sikh24 News & Updates
AMRITSAR SAHIB, Punjab—The 178th anniversary of the passing of Sher-e-Punjab Maharaja Ranjit Singh was jointly observed by the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhik Committee (PSGPC) and Evacuee Trust Property Board at Dehra Sahib. Following ...

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Empowering Sikhs in Kentucky (USA): Sikh Coalition - SikhSiyasat.Net

Fri, 2017-06-30 11:22

SikhSiyasat.Net

Empowering Sikhs in Kentucky (USA): Sikh Coalition
SikhSiyasat.Net
Lexington, KY: As per a release issued by the Sikh Coalition [f]rom gurdwara security to youth empowerment, the Sikh Coalition is focused on promoting the resilience of the Sikh American community. “Last month, the Sikh Coalition facilitated a free ...

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1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi High Court grants bail to convict Bhagmal Singh on medical grounds - Firstpost

Fri, 2017-06-30 08:31

Firstpost

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi High Court grants bail to convict Bhagmal Singh on medical grounds
Firstpost
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday granted bail on medical grounds to an 89-year-old convict serving the life term in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. A vacation bench of Justices Manmohan and Yogesh Khanna released retired naval officer Captain ...
Anti-Sikh riots case: HC grants bail to Captain BhagmalIndia.com

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Sikh population doubles in Australia in five years - Hindustan Times

Fri, 2017-06-30 05:48

Hindustan Times

Sikh population doubles in Australia in five years
Hindustan Times
Victoria, with Melbourne as its capital, is home to 52,762 Sikhs, followed by Queensland (17,433), Western Australia (11,897), South Australia (8,808) and Canberra (2,142). Northern Territory and Tasmania have a smaller population of under 700 Sikhs each.
Census 2016 shows Australia's changing religious profile, with more 'nones' than CatholicsIndian Link

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The new flying Sikh - Hindu Business Line

Fri, 2017-06-30 01:24

Hindu Business Line

The new flying Sikh
Hindu Business Line
At Chandigarh's Hyatt Regency hotel, where he's doing promos for Super Singh, a movie that sees him playing the first-ever onscreen Sikh superhero, the entrance to the conference room is flanked by eight bodyguards in black. Inside, the morning room is ...

Sikh community protests against Indian govt for denying visas to visit ... - Pakistan Today

Fri, 2017-06-30 00:56

Pakistan Today

Sikh community protests against Indian govt for denying visas to visit ...
Pakistan Today
A large number of Sikh have protested against the Indian government for denying issuing visa to Sikh pilgrims to visit Pakistan to attend death anniversary of ...
PSGPC protests against India for 'not sending' Sikh jatha | Amritsar ...Times of India
Sikhs, Hindus enjoy complete religious freedom in Pakistan ...Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)
Centre denies permission to Sikhs to visit Pak for Ranjit Singh death ...Kasmir Monitor

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Sikh American UC Berkeley Grad Stirs Crowd with Unifying Graduation Speech - India West

Thu, 2017-06-29 19:12

India West

Sikh American UC Berkeley Grad Stirs Crowd with Unifying Graduation Speech
India West
But because of the speech's powerfully evocative nature, the Sikh Indian American student's address is well on its way to acquiring viral fame. Even before his extempore speech began, the 23-year-old scholar, who graduated summa cum laude from the ...
UC Berkeley Student's Viral Graduation Speech Continues to Resonate With MillionsNBC Bay Area

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Fashionable Sikh politician Jagmeet Singh's tweet thread on growing up in Canada is winning hearts online - The Indian Express

Thu, 2017-06-29 04:38

The Indian Express

Fashionable Sikh politician Jagmeet Singh's tweet thread on growing up in Canada is winning hearts online
The Indian Express
In a country led by the popular Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Singh is one of the prominent Sikh politicians in Canada who is currently running for leadership position of the federal party NDP. Should he win, Singh will become the first non-white ...

Open house at the Sikh Temple - Glendale Star

Thu, 2017-06-29 03:10

Glendale Star

Open house at the Sikh Temple
Glendale Star
A National Day of Community Outreach was held June 25 at Nishkam Seva Gurdwara Sahib, the Sikh Temple in Glendale, 4950 W. Tonopah Dr., welcoming members of the community into the temple for communication and demonstrations. Sikhism is the ...

Pak doesn't send Sikh pilgrim special train, yet again - Times of India

Wed, 2017-06-28 22:04

Times of India

Pak doesn't send Sikh pilgrim special train, yet again
Times of India
AMRITSAR: The Pakistan government, for the second time in a month, refused to send the special train to the Attari international railway station for Sikh devotees hoping to travel to the neighbouring country to observe the death anniversary of Maharaja ...
Pakistan: India keeping Sikh pilgrims from visitingMinneapolis Star Tribune
India stops over 300 Sikh pilgrims from visiting PakistanDAWN.com
Sikh pilgrims protest, allegedly raise anti-India slogans at Attari after being denied nod for Pak visitFirstpost
Pakistan Observer -The Indian Express -Geo News, Pakistan
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India stops over 300 Sikh pilgrims from visiting Pakistan - DAWN.com

Wed, 2017-06-28 22:03

DAWN.com

India stops over 300 Sikh pilgrims from visiting Pakistan
DAWN.com
LAHORE: The Indian government on Wednesday stopped over 300 Sikh pilgrims, who were due to attend the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjeet Singh, from crossing over to Pakistan, citing refusal by the External Affairs Ministry to clear their names.
Pak doesn't send Sikh pilgrim special train, yet again - Times of IndiaTimes of India
Centre blocks Pakistani train from entering India, 300 Sikh pilgrims stranded on Attari borderFirstpost
Denied nod for Pak visit, Sikh pilgrims protest at AttariBusiness Standard
The Express Tribune -Geo News, Pakistan
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Racist Student Mistakes Sikh Man on Plane for Terrorist in Viral Snaps - Patheos (blog)

Wed, 2017-06-28 14:08

Patheos (blog)

Racist Student Mistakes Sikh Man on Plane for Terrorist in Viral Snaps
Patheos (blog)
A young man's racist Snapchat story is going viral after he implied a fellow flight passenger was a terrorist and that the plane was at risk, all because he had a turban. That guy, however, was Sikh, practicing a religion that believes one's hair ...
Racist Snapchat Story Targeting A Sikh Man On Airplane Sparks OutrageAll India Roundup

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Pakistan: India keeping Sikh pilgrims from visiting - The Seattle Times

Wed, 2017-06-28 12:30

Firstpost

Pakistan: India keeping Sikh pilgrims from visiting
The Seattle Times
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan says India has refused to allow some 300 Sikh pilgrims to cross the border to observe a major religious holiday. Pakistan's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that it had issued visas to the pilgrims but that India will not let ...
Centre blocks Pakistani train from entering India, 300 Sikh pilgrims stranded on Attari borderFirstpost
Indian authorities stopping Sikh pilgrims from traveling to Pakistan, says FOGeo News, Pakistan
India bars 300 Sikh pilgrims from entering Pakistangulfnews.com
The News International -India Today -Anadolu Agency
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Pakistan: India keeping Sikh pilgrims from visiting - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Wed, 2017-06-28 08:05

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Pakistan: India keeping Sikh pilgrims from visiting
Minneapolis Star Tribune
ISLAMABAD — Pakistan says India has refused to allow some 300 Sikh pilgrims to cross the border to observe a major religious holiday. Pakistan's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that it had issued visas to the pilgrims but that India will not let them ...
India stops hundreds of Sikh pilgrims from entering Pakistan ...The News International
Indian authorities stopping Sikh pilgrims from traveling to Pakistan, says FOGeo News, Pakistan
India stops Sikh pilgrims from travel to PakistanAnadolu Agency
Hindustan Times -Radio Pakistan (press release) -SikhSiyasat.Net
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India stops hundreds of Sikh pilgrims from entering Pakistan - The News International

Wed, 2017-06-28 05:36

The News International

India stops hundreds of Sikh pilgrims from entering Pakistan
The News International
NEW DELHI: Indian authorities on Wednesday stopped hundreds of Sikh pilgrims from entering Pakistan to observe the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh at Gurdwara Dera Sahib, Lahore. Pakistan has sent a special train to bring the Sikh pilgrims ...
Pakistan expresses disappointment over Indian attitude for not allowing Sikh Yatrees to visit LahoreRadio Pakistan (press release)
India bars Sikh pilgrims from visiting Pakistan to mark 178th death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit SinghDaily Pakistan
Sikh Yatrees stopped by India at Attari-Wagah borderDND (press release) (blog)

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Akal Takht takes umbrage to Sikh being branded as suspicious on Snapchat - Times of India

Tue, 2017-06-27 22:04

Akal Takht takes umbrage to Sikh being branded as suspicious on Snapchat
Times of India
Amritsar: Reacting to a recent incident of mockery of a Sikh and his turban in an aircraft and further sharing of insulting remarks about him on the social media app Snapchat by a fellow passenger, the Akal Takht and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak ...

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