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Sikh mayor-elect of Hoboken makes history, but now would rather talk about his city - Philly.com

Sun, 2017-11-26 05:03

Philly.com

Sikh mayor-elect of Hoboken makes history, but now would rather talk about his city
Philly.com
But a survey commissioned in 2015 by the National Sikh Campaign found that about 20 percent of Americans assume that men who wear turbans are Muslim, which suggests that the unwarranted hatred of Muslims accounts for some of the backlash against ...

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Gurpreet Singh: New novel explores India's anti-Sikh massacres of 1984 - Straight.com

Sun, 2017-11-26 01:49

Straight.com

Gurpreet Singh: New novel explores India's anti-Sikh massacres of 1984
Straight.com
The Assassinations is the story of two families, one Hindu and another Sikh. It revolves around the relationship between a Sikh man and a Hindu woman who fall in love during 1980s when social ties between the two communities are strained because of ...

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Jagtar Singh Johal: A Scottish Sikh in a Punjab jail - Economic Times

Sat, 2017-11-25 14:36

Economic Times

Jagtar Singh Johal: A Scottish Sikh in a Punjab jail
Economic Times
The Sikh diaspora has been the pride of Punjab for more than a century. But the arrest of a 30-year-old Scottish Sikh of Indian origin has triggered a face-off between the Punjab government and sections of the diaspora across continents, with even ...

'Golden Temple doesn't need any certification': Sikh student body wants SGPC to return award - Hindustan Times

Sat, 2017-11-25 09:47

Hindustan Times

'Golden Temple doesn't need any certification': Sikh student body wants SGPC to return award
Hindustan Times
Day after the Golden Temple was awarded the 'most visited place of the world' by 'World Book of Records' (WBR), the All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) on Saturday criticised the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) for accepting the ...

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Sikh Genocide 1984: Polygraph Test Of Witness Abhishek Verma Postponed Due To Technical Glitch - SikhSiyasat.Net

Sat, 2017-11-25 07:45

SikhSiyasat.Net

Sikh Genocide 1984: Polygraph Test Of Witness Abhishek Verma Postponed Due To Technical Glitch
SikhSiyasat.Net
New Delhi: As per the media reports the lie detector test of arms dealer Abhishek Verma, a key witness in the November 1984 Sikh genocide has been postponed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The CBI on Friday told the court that it has ...

Campaigners accuse India of torturing British Sikh - Aljazeera.com

Sat, 2017-11-25 04:59

Aljazeera.com

Campaigners accuse India of torturing British Sikh
Aljazeera.com
Sikh activists have accused authorities in India of torturing a British Sikh man who was arrested while on holiday in the country in early November. Jagtar Singh Johal, from the Scottish town of Dumbarton, was detained by plain-clothes police officers ...
Alarm spreads in Sikh diaspora at arrest of British man Jagtar Singh Johal in IndiaThe Conversation UK
Scottish Sikh man 'tortured' by Indian police denied access to lawyer and family, say campaignersThe Independent
The World Is Watching: Free Jagtar Singh Johal, #FreeJaggiNowHuffPost
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In Pakistan, an Inclusive Sikh Festival Highlights History Before Division - Atlas Obscura

Fri, 2017-11-24 16:09

Atlas Obscura

In Pakistan, an Inclusive Sikh Festival Highlights History Before Division
Atlas Obscura
“Everyone is equal in Guru Nanak's eyes,” says Hardial Singh, an Indian Sikh who crossed the border in November to visit Sikhism's holy sites in Pakistan. Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, “came with a humanitarian mission and everyone is here to ...

San Jose cop granted religious exception to grow beard, but department has no turban policy - KTVU San Francisco

Fri, 2017-11-24 15:40

KTVU San Francisco

San Jose cop granted religious exception to grow beard, but department has no turban policy
KTVU San Francisco
As a Sikh man who wanted to observe the religious tradition, he needed an exemption from department policy on facial grooming. And as the old policy stood, a patrol officer could not have a beard. As it turns out, Police Chief Eddie Garcia revised the ...

Pakistani Sikh wins award in Canada for humanitarian cause - Pakistan Today

Fri, 2017-11-24 13:00

Pakistan Today

Pakistani Sikh wins award in Canada for humanitarian cause
Pakistan Today
KARACHI: A young Sikh from Pakistan has won an international award in Canada for his commitment to the humanitarian cause of ensuring interfaith dialogue and peaceful coexistence among members of different communities. Sardar Ramesh Singh Khalsa ...

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Pakistani Sikh wins 'humanitarian cause' honours in Canada - The Express Tribune

Fri, 2017-11-24 12:23

The Express Tribune

Pakistani Sikh wins 'humanitarian cause' honours in Canada
The Express Tribune
KARACHI: A young Sikh from Pakistan has won an international award in Canada relating to the humanitarian cause. Sardar Ramesh Singh Khalsa, patron-in-chief of the charitable Pakistan Sikh Council clinched the title in the 'Sikhs in Charity' category ...
In Pakistan, a symbol of religious harmonygulfnews.com

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Polygraph machine 'broken', CBI cancels test of anti-Sikh riot witness - The Asian Age

Fri, 2017-11-24 10:58

The Asian Age

Polygraph machine 'broken', CBI cancels test of anti-Sikh riot witness
The Asian Age
New Delhi: Controversial arms dealer Abhishek Verma, a witness in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, on Friday claimed that a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Investigating Officer (IO) informed him that the polygraphic test scheduled on November 27 ...
1984 anti-Sikh riots: Polygraph test of key witness arms dealer Abhishek Verma postponed by CBIThe New Indian Express

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Alarm spreads in Sikh diaspora at arrest of British man Jagtar Singh Johal in India - The Conversation UK

Fri, 2017-11-24 04:12

The Conversation UK

Alarm spreads in Sikh diaspora at arrest of British man Jagtar Singh Johal in India
The Conversation UK
Jagtar Singh Johal, a Sikh born and raised in Scotland visiting India for his wedding, was taken into custody by the Punjab police along with three other men on November 4. The case has raised alarm among Sikhs in India and across the Sikh diaspora ...
Scottish Sikh man 'tortured' by Indian police denied access to lawyer ...The Independent
British High Commission Team Gets 1 hour Time to Meet Jagtar ...SikhSiyasat.Net
Scot remains in custody in India despite torture claimsBBC News
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Numero Uno partners with 2nd edition of Super Sikh Run - BW Businessworld

Fri, 2017-11-24 00:53

Numero Uno partners with 2nd edition of Super Sikh Run
BW Businessworld
Numero Uno, the apparel partners of the Super Sikh Run 2017 brought together the super heroes of the super squad for the half marathon to be held on December 10 at New Delhi and officially revealed their special run t-shirt along with the run t-shirts ...

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Scottish Sikh man 'tortured' by Indian police denied access to lawyer and family, say campaigners - The Independent

Thu, 2017-11-23 18:28

The Independent

Scottish Sikh man 'tortured' by Indian police denied access to lawyer and family, say campaigners
The Independent
British High Commission representatives were scheduled to meet Jagtar Singh Johal from Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire, to check on his mental and physical after "physical torture" allegations against Indian police. But the Sikh Federation UK say Mr ...
Indian Envoys Face Protests At Melbourne GurudwaraLittle India
Why the Jagtar Johal arrest is continuing to hog international limelightCatch News
Amarinder Singh Denies Torture of Jagtar Singh Jaggi; Jaggi's Lawyer Rebuts CM's statementSikhSiyasat.Net

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Sikh bodies for implementation of Anand Marriage Act - Daily Excelsior

Thu, 2017-11-23 16:46

The Hindu

Sikh bodies for implementation of Anand Marriage Act
Daily Excelsior
JAMMU, Nov 23: Various Sikh organizations have demanded implementation of Anand Marriage Act in the J&K State and declaring holiday on Martyrdom Day of Guru Teg Bahadur. In a joint meeting of the Management Committee of Gurudwara Baba ...
Sikhs observe martyrdom of Guru Tegh BahadurOutlook India
Sikh Guru Tegh Bahadur's 343rd martyrdom day and other news in picturesThe Hindu
Who is Guru Tegh Bahadur?The Indian Express
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Local Sikh Community donates $225000 to childbirth and children's care at Markham Stouffville Hospital - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Thu, 2017-11-23 09:15

Local Sikh Community donates $225000 to childbirth and children's care at Markham Stouffville Hospital
Canada NewsWire (press release)
MARKHAM, ON, Nov. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - On November 21, Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) paid tribute to Markham's Sikh Community for their $225,000 contribution by unveiling a sign dedicated in their name. The recognition sign will hang outside the ...

Sikhs observe martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur - Outlook India

Thu, 2017-11-23 08:03

The Hindu

Sikhs observe martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur
Outlook India
Amritsar (Punjab) [India] Nov 23 : Sikhs across the world on Thursday observed the 342nd martyrdom day of their Ninth Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur. Thousands of devotees thronged the Golden Temple in Amritsar to offer their prayers and remember the ...
Sikh Guru Tegh Bahadur's 343rd martyrdom day and other news in picturesThe Hindu
7 teachings of Guru Teg Bahadur that preach the humanitarianism we need todayIndia Today
Guru Tegh Bahadur Martyrdom Day 2017: Gurudwaras Associated with Sri Guru Tegh Bahadurji That You Must VisitIndia.com

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Sikh Religious Society holds two-day conference - newsindiatimes.com

Wed, 2017-11-22 13:52

newsindiatimes.com

Sikh Religious Society holds two-day conference
newsindiatimes.com
The Sikh Religious Society hosted a two-day Mool Nanakshahi Calendar Implementation Conference in Palatine, Illinois, Nov. 11 and 12, attracting speakers and guests from various Sikh organizations in the United States, Canada, India, and Australia.

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Centre's Rs 50cr for Sikh fest centre - The Telegraph

Wed, 2017-11-22 13:49

Centre's Rs 50cr for Sikh fest centre
The Telegraph
Patna: The Centre has sanctioned Rs 50.88 crore for construction of a Bahu Uddeshiya Prakash Kendra and Udyan ( bahu: multi, uddeshiya: purpose, Kendra: centre), christened Prakash Punj (prakash: light, punj: a lot of), for the closing ceremony of ...

Sikh diaspora urged to observe martyrdom of Guru Teg Bahadur as Human Rights & Relgious Freedom day - United News of India

Wed, 2017-11-22 13:26

Sikh diaspora urged to observe martyrdom of Guru Teg Bahadur as Human Rights & Relgious Freedom day
United News of India
"Indian government should correct all errors and misgivings about Sikh Gurus from the books published by the NCERT," they demanded, adding that the Sikh thinkers, intellectuals and historians should re-write the Sikh history free from outside ...
Procession held on eve of martyrdom dayThe Tribune

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