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Sikh cabbie assaulted, turban snatched by passengers in US - The Hindu

Tue, 2017-04-18 03:42

New York Daily News

Sikh cabbie assaulted, turban snatched by passengers in US
The Hindu
A 25-year-old Sikh cab driver in the US was assaulted and his turban knocked off by drunk passengers, an incident the police was investigating as a possible hate crime. The incident took place here early Sunday morning and has left Harkirat Singh, ...
NYC Sikh taxi driver assaulted, turban ripped off headNew York Daily News
Hundreds Of Sikhs Tied Turbans On Strangers In Times Square This WeekendHuffington Post
A new Sikh awareness campaign takes cues from Barack Obama and the MormonsPRWeek
New York Post -India Today -Phoenix New Times
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Akal Takht declares tankhaiya Sikh members of SAD, Cong, AAP - Punjab News Express

Tue, 2017-04-18 01:37

Punjab News Express

Akal Takht declares tankhaiya Sikh members of SAD, Cong, AAP
Punjab News Express
AMRITSAR : Jathedar Akal Takht (highest Sikh temporal seat) Gyani Gurbachan Singh here today from the secretariat of Akal Takht while issuing edict to representatives of various political parties, held them Tankhaiya (religiously guilty) and awarded ...
Takht asks 39 Sikh leaders to atone for seeking dera helpTimes of India
Dera visit row: Akal Takht awards 'tankhah' to 39 Sikh leadersThe Tribune
Akal Takht declares 'tankhaiya' Sikh members of SAD, Cong, AAPDaily News & Analysis
SikhSiyasat.Net -The New Indian Express
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Drunk jerk allegedly punches Sikh cabbie, steals his turban - New York Post

Mon, 2017-04-17 22:43

New York Daily News

Drunk jerk allegedly punches Sikh cabbie, steals his turban
New York Post
April 17, 2017 | 10:43pm. Modal Trigger Drunk allegedly punches and steals turban of Sikh cabbie. Shutterstock. A drunken, unruly passenger hurled racial slurs at a Sikh cabbie, then punched him and swiped his turban early Sunday morning.
NYC Sikh taxi driver assaulted, turban ripped off headNew York Daily News

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Sikhs to mark Vaisakhi at Gurdwara Nanakshahi in Dhaka (Bangladesh) - Sikh24 News & Updates

Mon, 2017-04-17 20:34

Sikh24 News & Updates

Sikhs to mark Vaisakhi at Gurdwara Nanakshahi in Dhaka (Bangladesh)
Sikh24 News & Updates
AMRITSAR SAHIB—A jatha of 40 Sikhs will depart for Bangladesh on April 17 from Sri Amritsar Sahib via train to mark Vaisakhi at the historical Sikh shrine Gurdwara Nanakshahi in Dhaka. Gurdwara Nanakshahi in Dhaka is one of the seven known ...

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Sikh Yatrees - The News International

Mon, 2017-04-17 20:00

The News International

Sikh Yatrees
The News International
The Indian Sikh Yatrees visited the Gurdwara Sacha Sauda at Farooqabad on Monday.The Sikh Yatrees, who had arrived at Nankana to attend the Besakhi Festival, performed their religious rituals at the Gurdwara Sacha Sauda. The district police had ...

NYC Sikh taxi driver assaulted, turban ripped off head - New York Daily News

Mon, 2017-04-17 18:35

New York Daily News

NYC Sikh taxi driver assaulted, turban ripped off head
New York Daily News
A drunken passenger roughed up a Sikh cabbie and snatched the turban off his head in an assault the NYPD is investigating as a possible hate crime. Harkirat Singh, 25, said the theft of his religious garb was the culmination of a scary encounter early ...

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Hundreds Of Sikhs Tied Turbans On Strangers In Times Square This Weekend - Huffington Post

Mon, 2017-04-17 17:46

Huffington Post

Hundreds Of Sikhs Tied Turbans On Strangers In Times Square This Weekend
Huffington Post
The campaign is the brainchild of Chanpreet Singh, the 24-year-old founder of Sikhs of New York. The group got its start as a student club at Baruch College, Singh's alma mater. The first Turban Day took place at the university five years ago, and the ...
A new Sikh awareness campaign takes cues from Barack Obama ...PRWeek
Phoenix-Area Sikhs Adopting a New PR Strategy to Combat Rising Hate CrimesPhoenix New Times
Sikh fervour grips Times Square on Turban Day | world-news ...Hindustan Times
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Takht asks 39 Sikh leaders to atone for seeking dera help - Times of India

Mon, 2017-04-17 15:53

The Tribune

Takht asks 39 Sikh leaders to atone for seeking dera help
Times of India
Amritsar: The Sikh high priests on Monday declared 21 'sabat surat' (with unshorn hair) Sikh leaders as 'tankhaiya' (guilty of religious misconduct) -- the largest number to be handed out religious atonement together in recent times -- and awarded ...
Dera visit row: Akal Takht awards 'tankhah' to 39 Sikh leadersThe Tribune
Akal Takht declares 'tankhaiya' Sikh members of SAD, Cong, AAPDaily News & Analysis
Dera Sauda Sirsa Row: 40 Political leaders Held Tankhahiya; Awarded TankhahSikhSiyasat.Net
The New Indian Express
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Justin Trudeau Speaks Punjabi In A Holiday Message For Sikhs - Huffington Post

Mon, 2017-04-17 14:50

Huffington Post

Justin Trudeau Speaks Punjabi In A Holiday Message For Sikhs
Huffington Post
In a Facebook post, Trudeau spoke in English, French and Punjabi to wish Sikhs a happy Vaisakhi, one of the most important holidays in their tradition. He also praised Sikh Canadians for helping make Canada, the “strong, rich and inclusive country it ...

Sikh masses observe 29th martyrdom anniversary of Shaheed Bhai Vir Singh Babbar - Sikh24 News & Updates

Mon, 2017-04-17 11:45

Sikh24 News & Updates

Sikh masses observe 29th martyrdom anniversary of Shaheed Bhai Vir Singh Babbar
Sikh24 News & Updates
AMRITSAR SAHIB, Punjab—29th martyrdom anniversary of Shaheed Bhai Vir Singh Babbar was observed with fervour at his native village Mehma Pandori situated in the Amritsar district. Following the culmination of Sri Akhand Path Sahib, the various Sikh ...

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Sikh Bodies Unite to Welcome Canadian Defense Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan - Sikh24 News & Updates

Mon, 2017-04-17 11:31

Sikh24 News & Updates

Sikh Bodies Unite to Welcome Canadian Defense Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan
Sikh24 News & Updates
AMRITSAR SAHIB, Punjab—The Apex Sikh body Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhik Committee, the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee, pro-freedom Sikh outfit Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) & Dal Khalsa and Akhand Kirtani Jatha have announced ...
Sikh bodies to honour Canadian defence minister Harjit Singh SajjanSikhSiyasat.Net
Sikh bodies flay Capt's remark against Harjit SajjanHindustan Times
AAP: Capt insulted Canadian Sikh leaderThe Tribune
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Dera visit row: Akal Takht awards 'tankhah' to 39 Sikh leaders - The Tribune

Mon, 2017-04-17 11:11

The Tribune

Dera visit row: Akal Takht awards 'tankhah' to 39 Sikh leaders
The Tribune
Five Sikh high priests on Monday pronounced 'tankhah' (religious punishment) on 39 Sikh leaders belonging to SAD, Congress and AAP, who violated Akal Takht's 'hukumnama' by seeking political support from the Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda.
Akal Takht declares 'tankhaiya' Sikh members of SAD, Cong, AAPDaily News & Analysis
Dera Sauda Sirsa Row: 40 Political leaders Held Tankhahiya; Awarded TankhahSikhSiyasat.Net

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Sikh radicals seek permission to honour Canadian minister Harjit Sajjan - Hindustan Times

Mon, 2017-04-17 10:57

Hindustan Times

Sikh radicals seek permission to honour Canadian minister Harjit Sajjan
Hindustan Times
A day after the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and the Damdami Taksal, decided to honour Sajjan, other Sikh radical groups on Monday joined hands to welcome the foreign dignitary during his visit to the Golden Temple on April 20.
Sikh Bodies Unite to Welcome Canadian Defense Minister Harjit Singh SajjanSikh24 News & Updates
Sikh bodies to honour Canadian defence minister Harjit Singh SajjanSikhSiyasat.Net
AAP: Capt insulted Canadian Sikh leaderThe Tribune
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A new Sikh awareness campaign takes cues from Barack Obama and the Mormons - PRWeek

Mon, 2017-04-17 10:03

PRWeek

A new Sikh awareness campaign takes cues from Barack Obama and the Mormons
PRWeek
This week, the nonprofit National Sikh Campaign is aiming to tell Americans who they are through national advertising. TV spots airing on FOX and CNN, coupled with digital films on Facebook and YouTube, feature Sikhs who love Game of Thrones and are ...
Main Street march aims to raise awareness, tolerance of SikhismNewark Post
Sikh-Americans launch ad campaign to stop hate crimesThe Nation
TV campaign to educate Americans about Sikhism launchedIndia Samvad

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Dera visit row: Akal Takht awards 'tankhah' to 40 Sikh leaders - The Tribune

Mon, 2017-04-17 08:40

The Tribune

Dera visit row: Akal Takht awards 'tankhah' to 40 Sikh leaders
The Tribune
Five Sikh high priests on Monday pronounced 'tankhah' (religious punishment) on 40 Sikh leaders belonging to SAD, Congress and AAP, who violated Akal Takht's 'hukumnama' by seeking political support from the Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda.

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Sajjan's 'Khalistan sympathiser' row: Decoding Canada-based World Sikh Organisation - Hindustan Times

Mon, 2017-04-17 06:25

SikhSiyasat.Net

Sajjan's 'Khalistan sympathiser' row: Decoding Canada-based World Sikh Organisation
Hindustan Times
Canadabased World Sikh organisation (WSO), a body of Sikhs formed in July 1984 post Operation Bluestar, came into limelight when Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh termed Canadian defence minister Harjit Singh Sajjan a Khalistani ...
Sikh bodies to honour Canadian defence minister Harjit Singh SajjanSikhSiyasat.Net
AAP: Capt insulted Canadian Sikh leaderThe Tribune
US-based NGO Sikhs For Justice says will not allow Amarinder to visit US, Canada, EuropeThe New Indian Express
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Thousands gather for Sikh cultural celebrations in Selma - KFSN-TV

Mon, 2017-04-17 02:37

KFSN-TV

Thousands gather for Sikh cultural celebrations in Selma
KFSN-TV
The Central Valley Sikh community came together Sunday in honor of Vaisakhi celebrations. Everyone was invited to take part in the Selma Parade as a way to learn more about the Sikh Culture. More than 9,000 people from around the state were on hand to ...

Sikh bodies to honour Canadian defence minister Harjit Singh Sajjan - SikhSiyasat.Net

Sun, 2017-04-16 22:48

SikhSiyasat.Net

Sikh bodies to honour Canadian defence minister Harjit Singh Sajjan
SikhSiyasat.Net
Chandigarh: As per media reports, various Sikh bodies, including the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) and Dal Khalsa have decided to honour Canadian Defence Minister Harjit ...
Amid 'Khalistani' row, Sajjan plays up his Sikh roots, looks forward to India visitHindustan Times
AAP: Capt insulted Canadian Sikh leaderThe Tribune
US-based NGO Sikhs For Justice says will not allow Amarinder to visit US, Canada, EuropeThe New Indian Express
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Thousands of Sikhs gather for sacred holiday - Stockton Record

Sun, 2017-04-16 21:19

Stockton Record

Thousands of Sikhs gather for sacred holiday
Stockton Record
Thousands of Sikhs march Sunday in the Stockton Gurdwara's annual Nagar Kirtan parade down San Joaquin Street near 3rd Street in south Stockton, commemorating a significant day for the religious minority with its roots in India's Punjab State ...
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Southampton's Sikh community celebrates Vaisakhi - Daily Echo

Sun, 2017-04-16 19:14

Daily Echo

Southampton's Sikh community celebrates Vaisakhi
Daily Echo
Guests arrived outside the Southampton Civic Centre at 9.30am for the raising of the Sikh National flag called the Nishan Sahib, along with Mayor of Southampton Cathie McEwing. The climax of the festival was the procession that started from Gurdwara ...
Watch Sikh Vaisakhi celebrated with vibrant procession through Nottingham streetsNottingham Post
Thousands of Sikhs gather for sacred holidayStockton Record
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