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On This Day, Guru Arjan Dev Became The First Sikh Guru Martyr - The Quint

Fri, 2017-06-16 04:43

On This Day, Guru Arjan Dev Became The First Sikh Guru Martyr
The Quint
The Guru, who succeeded his father and the fourth Sikh Guru Guru Ram Das oversaw the completion of the Golden Temple. The holy place in Amritsar was opened to the public in 1604. Half of his teachings constituted the Adi Granth, the holy book of the ...

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Watch: Emiratis offer 'namaz', have vegetarian iftar at Sikh Gurudwara in Dubai - gulfnews.com

Thu, 2017-06-15 14:03

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Watch: Emiratis offer 'namaz', have vegetarian iftar at Sikh Gurudwara in Dubai
gulfnews.com
Dubai: Emiratis and other Muslims ending their fast, reading the Quran and offering namaz marked an interfaith iftar — end of the fast — hosted by the Gurunanak Darbar Gurudwara on Wednesday. Around 120 Muslims, Sikhs, Hindus, and Christians ...

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Document on Sikh Diaspora Activism and Sikh Struggle released by UK based Sikh body - SikhSiyasat.Net

Thu, 2017-06-15 12:01

SikhSiyasat.Net

Document on Sikh Diaspora Activism and Sikh Struggle released by UK based Sikh body
SikhSiyasat.Net
London: Panch Pardhani UK, a UK based Sikh diaspora group, today released a document to explain its vision regarding Sikh diaspora activism at present juncture of the Sikh struggle for freedom. The document in Punjabi/Gurmukhi is titled as “Aao Agge ...

Muslims have Iftar, pray in Sikh temple in Dubai - Khaleej Times

Thu, 2017-06-15 09:03

Khaleej Times

Muslims have Iftar, pray in Sikh temple in Dubai
Khaleej Times
A regular to the temple, Mitchell Peeters from Belgium, said as a Christian, having Iftar in a Sikh temple makes the experience in UAE more special. "It is a nice experience to enjoy happiness and friendliness of people around you from different faiths ...

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Judge orders Kamloops Sikh groups to meet and find way to peace - Kamloops This Week

Thu, 2017-06-15 09:00

Kamloops This Week

Judge orders Kamloops Sikh groups to meet and find way to peace
Kamloops This Week
A B.C. Supreme Court judge has ordered the two factions of Kamloops' “fractured” Sikh community to meet, but neither side is holding its collective breath in hopes the opposing parties will come to a resolution. “I don't think so,” said Gurpal Singh ...

Sikh community helps London blaze survivors - India New England

Thu, 2017-06-15 08:22

India New England

Sikh community helps London blaze survivors
India New England
London– The Sikh community in London has opened its doors to survivors of the deadly Grenfell Tower fire that has left hundreds homeless. Harjinder Kukreja, a community member from a gurdwara at Ealing, said: “Sikh gurdwaras in London have started ...
Sikh community helps London blaze victimsIndia TV
Mosques, temples and churches open their doors to help Grenfell Tower residentsMetro
Grenfell Tower fire: Muslims awake for Ramadan among heroes who helped save livesTelegraph.co.uk
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Sikhs in USA to Observe Oak Creek Shooting Anniversary as 'Day Of Sewa' - SikhSiyasat.Net

Thu, 2017-06-15 08:19

SikhSiyasat.Net

Sikhs in USA to Observe Oak Creek Shooting Anniversary as 'Day Of Sewa'
SikhSiyasat.Net
Connecticut: As per a release by the Sikh Coalition the fifth anniversary of the tragic August 5, 2012 shooting in the Oak Creek Gurdwara Sahib, in which 9 members from the local Sikh community lost their lives will be observed as a 'Day of Sewa ...

Sikh community helps London blaze survivors - Punjab News Express

Thu, 2017-06-15 07:40

Channel 4 News

Sikh community helps London blaze survivors
Punjab News Express
LONDON: The Sikh community in London has opened its doors to survivors of the deadly Grenfell Tower fire that has left hundreds homeless. Harjinder Kukreja, a community member from a gurdwara at Ealing, said: "Sikh gurdwaras in London have started ...
Mosques, temples and churches open their doors to help Grenfell Tower residentsMetro
Grenfell Tower fire: Muslims awake for Ramadan among heroes who helped save livesTelegraph.co.uk
Gurdwaras, mosques, churches help survivors of London fireThe Tribune
Daily Sabah -Ahmedabad Mirror -Business Standard
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Sikh temple in Jebel Ali hosts inter-faith iftar - gulfnews.com

Thu, 2017-06-15 07:05

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Sikh temple in Jebel Ali hosts inter-faith iftar
gulfnews.com
Exchanging handshakes, hugs and pleasantries, the guests enjoyed a vegetarian iftar at a specially arranged area in the langar. Image Credit:Atiq ur Rehman/Gulf News. Dubai: Around 120 Muslims, Sikhs, Hindus, and Christians belonging to dozens of ...

Retired RSAF Brigadier General was the world's first Sikh operational pilot for F-5 & F-16 fighter jets - Mothership.sg (registration)

Thu, 2017-06-15 05:23

Mothership.sg (registration)

Retired RSAF Brigadier General was the world's first Sikh operational pilot for F-5 & F-16 fighter jets
Mothership.sg (registration)
The publication points out that Sarbjit wasn't just Singapore's first Sikh to receive a star in his rank as a general. He was also the world's first Sikh operational pilot who flew F-5 and F-16 fighter jets. An RSAF F-5 Tiger fighter plane. Source ...

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Sikh Volunteers in UK Allegedly Abused by Far-Right Activists - The Wire

Thu, 2017-06-15 03:19

The Wire

Sikh Volunteers in UK Allegedly Abused by Far-Right Activists
The Wire
Members of the Sikh Sewa Organisation operating out of Stevenson Square in Manchester, after being ousted from their usual gathering spot at the Piccadilly Gardens by protestors from the English Defence League. Credit: Facebook/Sikh Sewa Organisation.

White Sikh held for wearing kirpan in US, released later - Times of India

Wed, 2017-06-14 22:06

Times of India

White Sikh held for wearing kirpan in US, released later
Times of India
JALANDHAR: A US White Sikh was arrested by police in Baltimore, Mayland, for wearing a kirpan while shopping at a store in Catonsville. He was handcuffed and taken to a police station, but released after a police officer recognized him from a previous ...

Sikhs face 'growing wave of hostility' - The Lima News - Lima Ohio

Wed, 2017-06-14 19:01

Lima Ohio

Sikhs face 'growing wave of hostility' - The Lima News
Lima Ohio
Sikh holy men walk in front of a procession carrying their holy book, Guru Granth Sahib, during a Nagar Kirtan parade. Irfan Khan | Los Angeles Times/TNS.

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Sikhs face 'growing wave of hostility' - Lima Ohio

Wed, 2017-06-14 19:01

Lima Ohio

Sikhs face 'growing wave of hostility'
Lima Ohio
As he drove past in his pickup, Frank Roque, a 42-year-old machinist, opened fire with a .38-caliber handgun. Sodhi, 49, was shot multiple times. He crumpled to the ground, fatally wounded — the first Sikh killed after 9/11 by someone bent on killing ...

New Sikh temple opens Sunday on Townline Road - Cambridge Times

Wed, 2017-06-14 14:54

Cambridge Times

New Sikh temple opens Sunday on Townline Road
Cambridge Times
It's been years in the making, but finally the new Sikh temple (Gurdwara) at 1070 Townline Rd. is set to open this Sunday (June 18). It is a big temple and a big step forward for the local Sikh community, which up until now had been worshipping in the ...

SAD castigates CM and Speaker for disregarding Sikh sentiments by paying homage to KPS Gill Punjab News Express - Punjab News Express

Wed, 2017-06-14 09:58

Economic Times

SAD castigates CM and Speaker for disregarding Sikh sentiments by paying homage to KPS Gill Punjab News Express
Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today castigated chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh as well as Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana KP for turning a blind eye to the sentiments of the Sikh masses by paying homage to former DGP KPS Gill who ...
Shiromani Akali Dal condemns CM Amarinder Singh, Speaker Rana KP Singh for paying tributes to KPS GillEconomic Times

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Sikh summit begins in Washington DC - Times of India

Wed, 2017-06-14 08:22

Times of India

Sikh summit begins in Washington DC
Times of India
AMRITSAR: A two-day Sikh summit began in Washington DC to discuss the issues faced by the American Sikh community and bring them to the knowledge of the US government in an effort to put a check on the incidents of hate crime against the turbaned ...

Sikh Representation - A Decolonised Perspective - HuffPost UK

Wed, 2017-06-14 07:04

HuffPost UK

Sikh Representation - A Decolonised Perspective
HuffPost UK
Last week two politicians from the Sikh community won seats in UK parliament for the first time in history. Both Preet Kaur Gill (MP for Edgbaston) and Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi (MP for Slough) have received recognition and appreciation for their ...

This Sikh Student's Unscripted Grad Speech Is The Realest Call To Unity - HuffPost

Tue, 2017-06-13 15:46

HuffPost

This Sikh Student's Unscripted Grad Speech Is The Realest Call To Unity
HuffPost
This Sikh Student's Unscripted Grad Speech Is The Realest Call To Unity. “There would be no Muslim ban, nobody would call the other person bad hombres. That is the world we have to create.” By Carol Kuruvilla ...

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Newly Elected Sikh MPs Officially Start Work in the House of Commons - Sikh24 News & Updates

Tue, 2017-06-13 12:29

Sikh24 News & Updates

Newly Elected Sikh MPs Officially Start Work in the House of Commons
Sikh24 News & Updates
LONDON, UK—Presence of the two newly elected Sikh MPs was visible at the Parliament today as Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi and Preet Kaur Gill started work officially. Preet Kaur Gill is the first female Sikh MP and Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi is the first ever ...

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