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Royal Mail apologises to British Sikh for racist slur - Times of India

Wed, 2017-12-06 21:08

Royal Mail apologises to British Sikh for racist slur
Times of India
Britain's Royal Mail has apologised to an elderly Sikh living in Wolverhampton, a city in central England, for a racist comment made by one of its postmen in October. Wolverhampton, a neighbouring city of Birmingham, is home to a sizeable number of ...

Yuba City Swears In First Female Sikh Mayor - CBS Sacramento

Wed, 2017-12-06 16:48

CBS Sacramento

Yuba City Swears In First Female Sikh Mayor
CBS Sacramento
She says she's honored to be the first Sikh woman elected mayor of a U.S. city. But this isn't new territory for her. She was the first Sikh woman elected to a U.S. city council here in 2014. “I'm paving the way, but there are women in front of me who ...
Who Is Preet Didbal? The First Sikh Woman Mayor In The US Is Living Her American DreamBustle

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New Sikh drive in US - The Telegraph

Wed, 2017-12-06 16:39

New Sikh drive in US
The Telegraph
Washington: Sikhs in the US have said they will launch another nationwide campaign to generate awareness about the community, which has faced frequent attacks in America, after receiving a positive response to their first effort. In April, they had ...

The Mom Of This Sikh Professor Had The Purest Troll After Finding Racist Threats To Her Son - BuzzFeed News

Wed, 2017-12-06 16:16

BuzzFeed News

The Mom Of This Sikh Professor Had The Purest Troll After Finding Racist Threats To Her Son
BuzzFeed News
The Mom Of This Sikh Professor Had The Purest Troll After Finding Racist Threats To Her Son. No one please send any of my online hate messages or threats to my mom — she'll also get ideas. Posted on December 6, 2017, at 1:16 p.m.. Tanya Chen. BuzzFeed ...

SC to examine its panel report on 241 anti-Sikh riots cases closed by SIT - The Hindu

Wed, 2017-12-06 12:27

The Hindu

SC to examine its panel report on 241 anti-Sikh riots cases closed by SIT
The Hindu
A three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court will examine on December 11 a confidential report submitted by a supervisory committee of two retired apex court judges tasked with vetting the investigation into 241 anti-Sikh riots cases closed by a Special ...
'84 riots: SC-named panel submits reportThe Tribune
'84 riots: SC to decide on closed casesTimes of India

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Sikh MLAs urge Delhi govt to implement provisions of Anand - Outlook India

Wed, 2017-12-06 11:45

Sikh MLAs urge Delhi govt to implement provisions of Anand
Outlook India
New Delhi, Dec 6 A delegation of the Sikh community, led by AAP MLAs, today urged the Delhi government for early implementation of the provisions of the Anand Marriage Act in the national capital. The Sikhs, whose marriages have been registered under ...

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Yuba City swears in nation's first Sikh woman as mayor - KCRA Sacramento

Wed, 2017-12-06 09:45

KCRA Sacramento

Yuba City swears in nation's first Sikh woman as mayor
KCRA Sacramento
Supporters of Didbal who live in Yuba City, which has one of the largest Sikh populations in the country, said they feel a great sense of pride. "She has been helping in this community for a long time, and so she really fits into being the mayor ...
America's First Sikh Woman Mayor - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, ArizonaKVOA Tucson News

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1984 Sikh riots: Supreme Court to examine panel report on 241 closed cases - Economic Times

Wed, 2017-12-06 08:52

Economic Times

1984 Sikh riots: Supreme Court to examine panel report on 241 closed cases
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today took on record the final report submitted by a supervisory body appointed by it to look into the closure of 241 cases in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and said it will examine it. The bench said it will examine on December ...

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Bringing Alive the History and Forgotten Legacy of Sikhs in Pakistan - The Wire

Wed, 2017-12-06 08:00

The Wire

Bringing Alive the History and Forgotten Legacy of Sikhs in Pakistan
The Wire
At the peak of its powers, in the first half of the 19th century, the Sikh empire stretched from the Khyber Pass in the west to the edge of the Tibetan Plateau in the east, from Kashmir in the north to the confluence of the rivers in the Indus basin ...
Sikh-Americans plan another national media campaignTimes of India
What is the truth behind alleged Sikh radicalisation?DailyO
Will Hold Protest March On 10th Dec Against Sikh Human Rights Violations & Injustice In Punjab: Dal KhalsaSikh Siyasat News (press release) (blog)

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What is the truth behind alleged Sikh radicalisation? - DailyO

Wed, 2017-12-06 06:15

DailyO

What is the truth behind alleged Sikh radicalisation?
DailyO
Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh and the Modi government share a common understanding that a number of diasporic Sikhs pose a threat to peace in the heartland of the faith back home. In 2015, media reports, characteristically attributed to unnamed ...
Will Hold Protest March On 10th Dec Against Sikh Human Rights Violations & Injustice In Punjab: Dal KhalsaSikh Siyasat News (press release) (blog)

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Sikh-Americans plan another national media campaign - Times of India

Wed, 2017-12-06 03:36

Times of India

Sikh-Americans plan another national media campaign
Times of India
WASHINGTON: The Sikhs in the US have said that they will launch another nationwide campaign to generate awareness about the minority community in the country after receiving positive response to their first effort. In April, Sikhs launched ' We are ...

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Yuba City swears is nation's first Sikh woman as mayor - KCRA Sacramento

Wed, 2017-12-06 02:30

KCRA Sacramento

Yuba City swears is nation's first Sikh woman as mayor
KCRA Sacramento
Supporters of Didbal who live in Yuba City, which has one of the largest Sikh populations in the country, said they feel a great sense of pride. "She has been helping in this community for a long time, and so she really fits into being the mayor ...
First American-Sikh woman sworn in as MayorAction News Now
Yuba City Swears In First Female Sikh MayorCBS Sacramento

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First American-Sikh woman sworn in as Mayor - Action News Now

Wed, 2017-12-06 01:24

Action News Now

First American-Sikh woman sworn in as Mayor
Action News Now
On Wednesday night, in front of a packed audience with standing-room only, she became the first Sikh-American woman to become mayor. "Our belief is strong and we have a very high family core. I want people to understand that as a woman that it hasn't ...
Yuba City swears in first Sikh woman as mayor in US historyKCRA Sacramento
Yuba City Swears In First Female Sikh MayorCBS Sacramento

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British Royal Mail Sends Apology to Sikh Man After Postman Makes Racist Comment - Sikh Siyasat News (press release) (blog)

Tue, 2017-12-05 22:50

Sikh Siyasat News (press release) (blog)

British Royal Mail Sends Apology to Sikh Man After Postman Makes Racist Comment
Sikh Siyasat News (press release) (blog)
London: British Postal Service, the Royal Mail, has offered an apology after its employee passed racist remarks on a Sikh man in Wolverhampton. “Quick! Run! He has a bomb!” said the Royal Mail postman, to his colleague, as S. Karnail Singh put his ...

Sikhs believe that the Supreme Creator is within each one - mnnews.today

Tue, 2017-12-05 16:52

mnnews.today

Sikhs believe that the Supreme Creator is within each one
mnnews.today
The Sikh Gurus were blessed with the wisdom of Akal Purakh (Waheguru), the Divine One God, and the Supreme Creator. Guru Nanak Dev Ji coined a new two-letter word − Ik Onkar − in which the first letter is the numerical figure of 'one', while 'onka ...
Take a break in Amritsar, PunjabFemina

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Sikh-Americans plan another national media campaign - Outlook India

Tue, 2017-12-05 14:35

Sikh-Americans plan another national media campaign
Outlook India
Washington, Dec 5 A group of Sikh-Americans today said that they would launch another countrywide campaign to generate awareness about the minority community in the US. In April, Sikhs launched 'We are Sikhs' campaign in the US to spread awareness and ...

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Sikh-Americans plan another national media campaign - Business Standard

Tue, 2017-12-05 14:31

Sikh-Americans plan another national media campaign
Business Standard
A group of Sikh-Americans today said that they would launch another countrywide campaign to generate awareness about the minority community in the US. In April, Sikhs launched 'We are Sikhs' campaign in the US to spread awareness and address the ...

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Video: Pakistan army's first Sikh officer ties the knot - Hindustan Times

Tue, 2017-12-05 11:18

Hindustan Times

Video: Pakistan army's first Sikh officer ties the knot
Hindustan Times
Major Hercharn Singh, the first Sikh officer to be commissioned in Pakistan Army, got married on Sunday at Gurdwara Panja Sahib, Hasan Abdal, 40km from the capital Islamabad. A number of serving and retired officers of the army attended the ceremony ...
Pakistan Army's First Sikh Officer Gets Married in GurudwaraPagalParrot

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Meet Preet Didbal, the First Sikh Woman to Be a Mayor in the US - The Quint

Tue, 2017-12-05 07:13

The Quint

Meet Preet Didbal, the First Sikh Woman to Be a Mayor in the US
The Quint
Indian-American civil servant Preet Didbal is set to be sworn as the first woman Sikh mayor of the United States. Didbal was the first woman to be elected to the Yuba City Council in 2014. She currently serves as vice mayor. Born and brought up in Yuba ...

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