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Cambridge photo exhibit highlights stories of community's Muslim and Sikh women - CBC.ca

Wed, 2017-03-22 12:56

CBC.ca

Cambridge photo exhibit highlights stories of community's Muslim and Sikh women
CBC.ca
A Cambridge YWCA initiative is trying to tackle gender-based Islamophobia by telling the stories of the community's Muslim and Sikh women. The (UN)Covered Project: Why We Choose to Cover Our Heads, asked the women to share what their head ...

Hindu And Sikh Community 'Losing' Land In Nangarhar - TOLOnews

Wed, 2017-03-22 11:18

Hindu And Sikh Community 'Losing' Land In Nangarhar
TOLOnews
They said their children are also being deprived of an education as they have no formal school building. Thumbnail. Members of the Sikh and Hindu community in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Wednesday said that they are trying to leave the country ...

Amnesty International disappointed with probe in 1984 Sikh riots - Business Standard

Wed, 2017-03-22 08:55

Chandigarh Metro (blog)

Amnesty International disappointed with probe in 1984 Sikh riots
Business Standard
International rights group Amnesty International on Wednesday said it was disappointed with the functioning of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed to re-investigate closed cases related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. "The SIT has disappointed ...
New Punjab Govt Must Support Struggle For Justice for 1984 Sikh Massacre – Amnesty InternationalChandigarh Metro (blog)

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Sikh Federation (UK) gets Encouraging Feedback on Annual General Meeting - SikhSiyasat.Net

Wed, 2017-03-22 00:23

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Sikh Federation (UK) gets Encouraging Feedback on Annual General Meeting
SikhSiyasat.Net
In the third week of September every year the Sikh Federation (UK) holds its' annual National Sikh Convention. The origins of the Convention can be traced back to 1984 and for many years the convention has been continuously held at Guru Nanak Gurdwara ...

Sikh Student Association to host turban-tying event - The Independent Florida Alligator

Wed, 2017-03-22 00:18

The Independent Florida Alligator

Sikh Student Association to host turban-tying event
The Independent Florida Alligator
Singh, a UF pre-health senior who practices Sikhism, said people find his turban confusing. To help change students' perceptions about his faith, Singh said he will help tie turbans around students' heads for Turban Day with the Sikh Student ...

PIL supports Sikh's demand - The News International

Tue, 2017-03-21 19:36

The News International

PIL supports Sikh's demand
The News International
The Chairman Pakistan Interfaith League (PIL), Sajid Ishaq, came out in support of the Sikh community of Pakistan and urged the government to immediately accept their demand for inclusion of separate column for them in the National Census. “It is ...
Sikhs challenge census in PHCThe Nation
Imran shocked over omission of Sikh religion from census | SAMAA TVSAMAA TV
Pakistan's Sikh community disappointed at being 'left out' from censusgulfnews.com
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SHC issues notices over plea for Sikh community column's inclusion in census form - The News International

Tue, 2017-03-21 19:36

The News International

SHC issues notices over plea for Sikh community column's inclusion in census form
The News International
The Sindh High Court issued notices to a federal law officer, the census commissioner and others on Tuesday over a petition seeking the inclusion of a Sikh community column in the census form. The petitioner, Heera Singh, said more than 100,000 ...
Imran shocked over omission of Sikh religion from censusSAMAA TV
Pakistan's Sikh community disappointed at being 'left out' from censusgulfnews.com
Imran calls for inclusion of Sikhism in Pak's censusPress Trust of India
Pakistan Today -Hindustan Times -Yahoo News
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Delaware declares April as 'Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month' - newsindiatimes.com

Tue, 2017-03-21 14:12

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Delaware declares April as 'Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month'
newsindiatimes.com
NEW YORK: April will be 'Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month' in Delaware, after its state assembly passed a unanimous resolution to that effect, in a move to counter hate crime incidents against the Indian community in the United States. Gov.
Delaware passes resolution, declares April as 'Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month'Connected to India (press release) (blog)

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3 German Teenagers Sentenced in Sikh Temple Bombing - Voice of America

Tue, 2017-03-21 12:20

Voice of America

3 German Teenagers Sentenced in Sikh Temple Bombing
Voice of America
Three teenage boys were sentenced to six to seven years in prison Tuesday for detonating a homemade bomb outside a Sikh temple in Germany last year. A state court in Essen found two of the boys, identified only as T. and B. as they are minors, guilty ...
German teens sentenced for Sikh temple bombing in EssenDeutsche Welle
Germany: 3 teenagers convicted in bomb attack on Sikh templeSFGate
German Teens Convicted For Terror Attack On Sikh templeNDTV

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British Sikh Report 2017: 13% of Sikhs fell victims of hate crimes since Brexit - SikhSiyasat.Net

Tue, 2017-03-21 09:07

British Sikh Report 2017: 13% of Sikhs fell victims of hate crimes since Brexit
SikhSiyasat.Net
Today sees the launch of the fifth annual British Sikh Report (BSR), providing robust strategic evidence about British Sikhs. Based on the results of a survey of over 2,000 Sikhs throughout the country, it aims to provide quantitative data reflecting ...

German teens sentenced for Sikh temple bombing in Essen - Deutsche Welle

Tue, 2017-03-21 07:22

Deutsche Welle

German teens sentenced for Sikh temple bombing in Essen
Deutsche Welle
A court in Essen handed three teenagers long juvenile sentences of up to seven years on Tuesday for their role in a bomb attack on a Sikh temple last spring, a court spokesman said. The judge ruled that the teens should serve sentences of seven years, ...
Germany: 3 teenagers convicted in bomb attack on Sikh templeNewsday
German teens convicted for jihadist attack on Sikh templeYahoo7 News

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Germany: 3 Teenagers Convicted in Bomb Attack on Sikh Temple - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 2017-03-21 07:11

U.S. News & World Report

Germany: 3 Teenagers Convicted in Bomb Attack on Sikh Temple
U.S. News & World Report
Germany: 3 Teenagers Convicted in Bomb Attack on Sikh Temple. A German court has convicted three 17-year-olds of participating in a bomb attack last year on a Sikh temple that was motivated by hatred of other religions. | March 21, 2017, at 7:02 a.m..
German teens sentenced for Sikh temple bombing in EssenDeutsche Welle

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Capt Amarinder Gets Backing from Pro-Hindutva Outfit Rashtriya Sikh Sangat - SikhSiyasat.Net

Tue, 2017-03-21 07:02

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Capt Amarinder Gets Backing from Pro-Hindutva Outfit Rashtriya Sikh Sangat
SikhSiyasat.Net
NewDelhi: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's (RSS) offshoot and its frontman in Punjab the Rashtriya Sikh Sangat (RSS) has on Monday has announced its 'unconditional' support for Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh. The general secretary of ...

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Imran shocked over omission of Sikh religion from census - SAMAA TV

Tue, 2017-03-21 04:08

SAMAA TV

Imran shocked over omission of Sikh religion from census
SAMAA TV
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan said that he was shocked to know that Sikh religion was not mentioned in the religion column of the census form, Samaa reported on Tuesday. He criticized the government on the issue in a tweet.
MPA protests against ignoring Sikhs in census | Lahore | thenews ...The News International
Pakistan's Sikh community disappointed at being 'left out' from censusgulfnews.com
Sikh MPA decries exclusion of his community from census in Punjab ...Pakistan Today
Hindustan Times -Yahoo News -The Nation
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Chattisinghpora remembers the Sikh victims of 2000 carnage - SikhSiyasat.Net

Mon, 2017-03-20 23:15

Chattisinghpora remembers the Sikh victims of 2000 carnage
SikhSiyasat.Net
Anantnag: Sikhs have demanded a fresh probe into the Chattisinghpora massacre, in which 34 members of the community were killed by unidentified uniformed gunmen on 20 March 2000, ahead of then US present Bill Clinton's visit to India. On the 16th ...

Sher Vancouver and Khalsa Diwan Society unite LGBT and Sikh communities for Vaisakhi for first time - Straight.com

Mon, 2017-03-20 17:07

Straight.com

Sher Vancouver and Khalsa Diwan Society unite LGBT and Sikh communities for Vaisakhi for first time
Straight.com
Accordingly, the Khalsa Diwan Society, which organizes the Vaisakhi parade at their Ross Sikh Temple in Vancouver, invited Sher Vancouver to participate in the parade on April 15. The society also added a link on their website to Sher Vancouver's website.

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Sikh Culture Celebrated in Exhibit Coinciding with Events - Silicon Valley's Metro

Mon, 2017-03-20 16:52

Silicon Valley's Metro

Sikh Culture Celebrated in Exhibit Coinciding with Events
Silicon Valley's Metro
HEADQUARTERED in Palo Alto, the Sikh Foundation International will soon be celebrating its 50th anniversary. A "golden gala" will take place May 5 at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco to coincide with an exhibit, "Saints and Kings: Arts, Culture ...
Ban Sought on TV Serial 'Sher-e-Punjab: Maharaja Ranjit Singh'Sikh24 News & Updates
Sher-E-Punjab: Maharaja Ranjit Singh – All you need to know about Shaleen Bhanot's show on Life OKIndia.com

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American State To Mark April as 'Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month' - Sikh24 News & Updates

Mon, 2017-03-20 13:42

Sikh24 News & Updates

American State To Mark April as 'Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month'
Sikh24 News & Updates
DOVER, Delaware, USA—Amidst rising hate crime incidents against Sikhs in the USA, the state assembly of Delaware, a state south of New Jersey, has resolved to mark the month of April as 'Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month'. A resolution regarding ...

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WATCH: Pakistanis come to the rescue of Sikh man after he is abused on street - Asian Image

Mon, 2017-03-20 13:13

Asian Image

WATCH: Pakistanis come to the rescue of Sikh man after he is abused on street
Asian Image
In the video a Sikh man is asked to leave the country, "This is a Muslim country..what are you doing here?' Bystanders were quick to come to the man's rescue with one even slapping the abuser for speaking to the Sikh man in this way. One man says the ...

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