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Plans for a huge Sikh temple in east Hull revealed - Hull Daily Mail

Fri, 2017-09-29 08:59

Plans for a huge Sikh temple in east Hull revealed
Hull Daily Mail
John Benson, planning consultant at Benson Planning Studio, said: “The Sikh community in Hull and East Yorkshire is growing and the existing Temple of Parkfield Drive in West Hull no longer meets the needs of the community as it is too small and there ...

Sikh student in US removed from football game for wearing turban - Hindustan Times

Fri, 2017-09-29 07:44

Hindustan Times

Sikh student in US removed from football game for wearing turban
Hindustan Times
A Sikh student in the US state of Pennsylvania was allegedly removed from a high school-level football game by a referee for wearing a turban, according to media reports. Officials from the Marple-Newtown School District said the incident occurred on ...

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Turbaned Sikh woman alleges discrimination on BA flight from ... - Times of India

Fri, 2017-09-29 05:24

Times of India

Turbaned Sikh woman alleges discrimination on BA flight from ...
Times of India
A turbaned young Sikh woman has alleged discrimination on British Airways flight while traveling from Vancouver to London, while on way to New Delhi.
British Airways Refused Water To Turbaned Sikh Lady On Flight ...Sikh24 News & Updates

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A crusade for the Turbaned Sikhs - The Indian Panorama

Fri, 2017-09-29 03:01

The Indian Panorama

A crusade for the Turbaned Sikhs
The Indian Panorama
It is really unsettling that turbaned Sikhs are subject to racial profiling, hate crimes and hate graffiti in some countries as they are messed up with another religio-ethnic group. It is more disquieting that even after a century of their regular ...

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Sikh groups to launch drive to provide organic langar - Times of India

Thu, 2017-09-28 22:14

Sikh groups to launch drive to provide organic langar
Times of India
Jalandhar: US-based Sikh groups — Eco Sikh and Sikh Sewak Society — have announced to launch Gurudwara Organic Movement, which would promote organic langar in gurdwaras. They have said that Akal Takht and Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak ...

BC Sikhs join Walk for Reconciliation - Voiceonline.com

Thu, 2017-09-28 20:16

Voiceonline.com

BC Sikhs join Walk for Reconciliation
Voiceonline.com
THE World Sikh Organization of Canada and members of the Lower Mainland Sikh community took part last weekend in the second Walk for Reconciliation in Vancouver. Hosted by Reconciliation Canada and the City of Vancouver, approximately 50,000 ...

Soccer referee in Pa. bans Sikh player for wearing religious head wear - USA TODAY High School Sports

Thu, 2017-09-28 16:25

USA TODAY High School Sports

Soccer referee in Pa. bans Sikh player for wearing religious head wear
USA TODAY High School Sports
A freshman soccer player in Pa. was recently removed from a game due to his religious headwear. Officials told WPVI-TV that the incident occurred when a referee removed the Marple Newtown (Newtown Square, Pa.) player from a game at Conestoga ...
CAIR- Sikh soccer player should be allowed to wear head covering ...FOX43.com
Ref Bans Sikh Soccer Player For Head Wear At Conestoga Game ...Patch.com
Referee bars turban-wearing soccer player from taking fieldThe Sun Herald

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1984, When The Sun Didn't Rise: Women Who Survived The Anti-Sikh Massacre - Feminism in India (blog)

Thu, 2017-09-28 14:45

1984, When The Sun Didn't Rise: Women Who Survived The Anti-Sikh Massacre
Feminism in India (blog)
'1984, When The Sun Didn't Rise (Jis Din Suraj Ugya Nahi)' is the documentary filmmaker Teena Kaur Pasricha's personal and collective journey to reminiscence and recount the Anti-Sikh massacre of 1984. Although Teena grew up in Ajmer, she heard from ...

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I'm a truer Sikh than jathedars: Jakhar - Daily Pioneer

Thu, 2017-09-28 14:32

Punjab News Express

I'm a truer Sikh than jathedars: Jakhar
Daily Pioneer
Punjab Congress president and party nominee for Gurdaspur bye-elections Sunil Jakhar on Thursday claimed he was a truer Sikh than the jathedars (head priests) who had always used the panthic card to promote their petty political interests. He also ...
I am a truer Sikh than the Jathedars using Panth for political interests, says JakharPunjab News Express

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CAIR- Sikh soccer player should be allowed to wear head covering - FOX43.com

Thu, 2017-09-28 12:43

Patch.com

CAIR- Sikh soccer player should be allowed to wear head covering
FOX43.com
PHILADELPHIA — The Phildelphia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called for the Marple-Newtown School District to allow a Sikh student compete in soccer while wearing his religiously mandated head covering, according ...
Ref Bans Sikh Soccer Player For Head Wear At Conestoga Game: ReportPatch.com

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How Canadian Sikh politician Jagmeet Singh has successfully battled racism with love - Scroll.in

Thu, 2017-09-28 12:04

Scroll.in

How Canadian Sikh politician Jagmeet Singh has successfully battled racism with love
Scroll.in
How Canadian Sikh politician Jagmeet Singh has successfully battled racism with love New Democratic Party federal leadership candidate Jagmeet Singh speaks a meet and greet event in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, July 17, 2017. Picture taken July 17, ...
Singh leading NDP race overall — including in Quebec: Mainstreet polliPolitics.ca (subscription)

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Sikh Genocide Case: Delhi High Court Orders To Enhance Witness Abhishek Verma's Security Cover - SikhSiyasat.Net

Thu, 2017-09-28 09:26

SikhSiyasat.Net

Sikh Genocide Case: Delhi High Court Orders To Enhance Witness Abhishek Verma's Security Cover
SikhSiyasat.Net
New Delhi: As per the media reports the Delhi High Court has here on Wednesday asked the police to provide additional security to controversial arms dealer Abhishek Verma, a witness in a 1984 Sikh genocide case, as he was receiving threat calls.
Delhi High Court orders extra protection for '84 riots witnessNYOOOZ

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Ref Bans Sikh Soccer Player For Head Wear At Conestoga Game: Report - Patch.com

Thu, 2017-09-28 09:25

Patch.com

Ref Bans Sikh Soccer Player For Head Wear At Conestoga Game: Report
Patch.com
26, a referee reportedly did not let a freshman Marple Newtown player – who was wearing traditional Sikh head wear – onto the field. According to 6ABC, the ref was attempting to enforce a rule that limits "illegal equipment," as prescribed by the ...

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I am a truer Sikh than the Jathedars using Panth for political interests, says Jakhar - Punjab News Express

Thu, 2017-09-28 06:57

Punjab News Express

I am a truer Sikh than the Jathedars using Panth for political interests, says Jakhar
Punjab News Express
FATEHGARH CHURIAN : Declaring that he was a truer Sikh than the Jathedars who had always used the Panthic card to promote their petty political interests, Punjab Congress president and Gurdaspur nominee Sunil Jakhar on Thursday lashed out at the ...

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Sikhs urge Trump admin to delay ELD rule on truck drivers - The Indian Express

Thu, 2017-09-28 04:06

Sikhs urge Trump admin to delay ELD rule on truck drivers
The Indian Express
A Sikh political action committee in the US has urged the Trump administration to delay installation of an expensive logging device in trucks, a move that will entail huge costs on the trucking industry, dominated by the Sikh-Americans. The new ...

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Attack On UK Sikh Political Activist and TV presenter - Sikh24 News & Updates

Wed, 2017-09-27 17:42

Sikh24 News & Updates

Attack On UK Sikh Political Activist and TV presenter
Sikh24 News & Updates
BIRMINGHAM, UK—A Sikh activist, Avtar Singh Khanda, was attacked yesterday, by two men in Birmingham. One man got away whilst the other was caught at the scene by Police, who arrived soon after incident. It is unclear what the motive behind the attack ...

Referee in school soccer game bans Marple-Newtown High School Sikh player - 6abc.com

Wed, 2017-09-27 17:23

6abc.com

Referee in school soccer game bans Marple-Newtown High School Sikh player
6abc.com
Witnesses say the referee would not allow a certain Marple-Newtown player onto the field because he was wearing a headpiece in compliance with his Sikh faith. The referee cited National Federation of High School Soccer rules stating, "Illegal equipment ...

Australian Sikh Bikers Campaign Helmet Exemption - Sikh24 News & Updates

Wed, 2017-09-27 12:05

Sikh24 News & Updates

Australian Sikh Bikers Campaign Helmet Exemption
Sikh24 News & Updates
Members of the Sikh community in Woolgoolga campaigning for changes in motorbike helmet laws PHOTO: Ajit Nurpuri (far right) is one of a group of Sikh men in Woolgoolga campaigning to have motorbike helmet laws changed. (ABC Coffs Coast: Dom ...

Forgotten stories of war told in song - Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Wed, 2017-09-27 11:14

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Forgotten stories of war told in song
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
Sacred Sounds: Sikh Music Traditions and the First World War is presented by Alchemy and SAA-uk in association with The Network of Sikh Organisations, UK. Inspired by an evocative photograph of Sikh soldiers performing Gurbani Kirtan or Shabads (Sikh ...

1984 Anti-Sikh riots: Delhi HC asks police to enhance witness Abhishek Verma's security - The Indian Express

Wed, 2017-09-27 09:52

The Indian Express

1984 Anti-Sikh riots: Delhi HC asks police to enhance witness Abhishek Verma's security
The Indian Express
The Delhi High Court today asked the police to provide additional security to controversial arms dealer Abhishek Verma, a witness in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, as he was receiving threat calls. The court directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police of ...

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