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Preet Gill elected as first female Sikh MP - BBC News

Fri, 2017-06-09 01:15

BBC News

Preet Gill elected as first female Sikh MP
BBC News
The first female Sikh MP has been elected to the Houses of Parliament. Preet Gill secured 24,124 votes to hold the seat in Birmingham Edgbaston for Labour with a majority of 6,917. The seat had previously been held by Gisela Stuart who stepped down ...
General Election 2017: Preet Gill becomes first female Sikh MPBBC News
'History made' as Britain elects first female Sikh MPMetro
UK gets 1st female Sikh, 1st turbaned MPs in general electionEconomic Times
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UK Election 2017: Britain Gets First Female Sikh, Turbaned Lawmakers - NDTV

Fri, 2017-06-09 00:37

NDTV

UK Election 2017: Britain Gets First Female Sikh, Turbaned Lawmakers
NDTV
"Credit to the Labour Party leadership for taking the bold step of giving Sikhs the opportunity to fight for winnable seats. Labour now needs to turn its attention to having visible Sikh representation in the House of Lords at the first opportunity so ...
UK Election results 2017: Conservatives lose overall majority, verdict hungDeccan Chronicle

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'History made' as Britain elects first female Sikh MP - Metro

Thu, 2017-06-08 23:14

Metro

'History made' as Britain elects first female Sikh MP
Metro
The first female Sikh MP and the first turbaned Sikh MP have been elected to parliament. Both Labour, Preet Kaur Gill, 44, will represent Birmingham Edgbaston and Tan Dhesi will represent Slough. The results have been celebrated as 'historic' in an ...
UK elections: Preet Kaur Gill becomes first Sikh woman elected to ParliamentHindustan Times
BREAKING: Preet Gill Wins Key Labour Seat; Becomes First Sikh Woman MP in UKSikh24 News & Updates
History made as first female Sikh MP electedITV News
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Members of Valley's Sikh community joining nationwide campaign to promote understanding - KFSN-TV

Thu, 2017-06-08 19:54

KFSN-TV

Members of Valley's Sikh community joining nationwide campaign to promote understanding
KFSN-TV
Ads appearing on TV and online for the next month are promoting the message of understanding. The "We Are Sikhs" campaign is aimed at countering the misconception and discrimination that members of this religion face in Fresno and across the country.
Sikh community begins campaign: 'Sikh values are American values'Fresno Bee

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Sikh yatrees arrive - Pakistan Observer

Thu, 2017-06-08 19:49

Sikh yatrees arrive
Pakistan Observer
As many as 14 Indian Sikh Yatrees arrived here on Thursday through Wagha Border to observe the martyrdom day of Guru Arjun Dev Jee. Additional Secretary Shrines of Evacuee Trust Property Board (BTPB) Tariq Khan Wazir, Pardhan Sardar Tara Singh ...
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Who is Sukhvinder Javeed? Big Brother 2017 housemate and Sikh mum in the house with her husband Imran - The Sun

Thu, 2017-06-08 16:01

The Sun

Who is Sukhvinder Javeed? Big Brother 2017 housemate and Sikh mum in the house with her husband Imran
The Sun
She was raised be by a strict Sikh family who disapproved of her relationship with Muslim boyfriend Imran, who she met aged eight. They married in secret aged 17 in an Islamic ceremony, and set up a business together. Their company Snap Imported Ltd ...

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Soldier writes of being a Sikh American in the Army - Northwest Guardian

Thu, 2017-06-08 15:39

Soldier writes of being a Sikh American in the Army
Northwest Guardian
In 2012, I immigrated to the United States at age 24. I knew I was going to a whole new world, one that was markedly different from Jaipur, India, where I was born and raised. America is a melting pot; as a Sikh, I was excited to share my culture with ...

96 Sikh pilgrims given visa to visit Pakistan - Khaleej Times

Thu, 2017-06-08 13:25

Khaleej Times

96 Sikh pilgrims given visa to visit Pakistan
Khaleej Times
The Pakistan High Commission here has issued visas to 96 Sikh pilgrims to visit Pakistan to participate in events to mark the 411th death anniversary of Guru Arjan Dev Ji, a statement said on Thursday. The Sikh pilgrims are visiting Pakistan on the ...
Pak issues 96 visas to Sikhs for Guru Arjan Dev's death anniversaryThe New Indian Express

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Sikh refused Drayton Manor Theme Park entry over ceremonial dagger - BBC News

Thu, 2017-06-08 12:56

BBC News

Sikh refused Drayton Manor Theme Park entry over ceremonial dagger
BBC News
A Sikh family was denied entry to Drayton Manor Theme Park after an adult refused to remove his ceremonial dagger, worn as a symbol of his faith. The family was celebrating their son's sixth birthday and had spent hundreds of pounds on tickets, a ...
Sikhs refused theme park entry in UK because of kirpanMid-Day

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Concerned Over Rising Hate Crimes Sikh Body To Hold 'Summit' In Washington Next Month - SikhSiyasat.Net

Thu, 2017-06-08 08:37

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Concerned Over Rising Hate Crimes Sikh Body To Hold 'Summit' In Washington Next Month
SikhSiyasat.Net
The legal director of the Sikh body Wanda Day Sanchez reportedly told the media that on Tuesday that the summit would be held from July 10 to 14, which would allow Sikhs to self identify in the 2020 American Census, adequate reporting of hate crimes by ...

India stops Sikh Yatris from attending religious ritual in Pakistan - The Nation

Thu, 2017-06-08 03:39

The Nation

India stops Sikh Yatris from attending religious ritual in Pakistan
The Nation
New Delhi: Due to persistent Indo-Pak tense relations, India has now stopped hundreds of Sikh Yatris from travelling to Pakistan to participate in their religious ritual Shaheedi Jor Mela of Guru Arjin Dev Ji. According to media reports, Modi ...

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Sikhs refused theme park entry because of holy dagger - ITV News

Thu, 2017-06-08 03:00

ITV News

Sikhs refused theme park entry because of holy dagger
ITV News
A Sikh children's party were turned away from Drayton Manor after a man refused to remove a ceremonial dagger. The Coventry primary school teacher wears the Kirpan - a holy dagger - to express his Sikh faith, but was told by park staff that he could ...

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Sikh's religious 'Jor Mela' to be held in Lahore today - Radio Pakistan (press release)

Thu, 2017-06-08 01:53

Radio Pakistan (press release)

Sikh's religious 'Jor Mela' to be held in Lahore today
Radio Pakistan (press release)
Sikh Yatrees from India arriving in Lahore this afternoon through Wagah border to participate in the festival. The Chairman of the Evacuee Trust Properties Board Sadiqul Farooq and senior officials will receive them. The ETPB has made arrangements ...

Probe UK's role: Federation of Sikh Organisations - Times of India

Thu, 2017-06-08 01:50

Times of India

Probe UK's role: Federation of Sikh Organisations
Times of India
AMRITSAR: On the eve of the UK elections, the Federation of Sikh Organisations (FSO) has written a letter addressed to the next British Prime Minister, seeking to hold an independent public inquiry to get to know The country's involvement in the 1984 ...

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Operation Bluestar: Sikh rights group seeks UN probe - Times of India

Thu, 2017-06-08 01:47

Operation Bluestar: Sikh rights group seeks UN probe
Times of India
JALANDHAR: Rights Group Sikhs For Justice submitted a memo to UN assistant secretary for human rights Andre Gilmour in New York on June 5, demanding a tribunal to probe "Indian atrocities on the Sikh community in 1984." Hundreds of Sikhs had rallied ...

Chicago Sikh Americans join in Memorial Day parades and ceremonies - Voiceonline.com

Wed, 2017-06-07 19:11

Voiceonline.com

Chicago Sikh Americans join in Memorial Day parades and ceremonies
Voiceonline.com
CHICAGO: Sikh American community members of Chicago participated in the 147th Chicago Memorial Day Parade on May 27 with a float, flags, posters, banners and a walking unit to honor and commemorate Sikhs' contributions in World Wars I and II.

Who is Sukhvinder Javeed? Big Brother 2017 housemate and Sikh mum in the house with her husband - The Sun

Wed, 2017-06-07 16:00

The Sun

Who is Sukhvinder Javeed? Big Brother 2017 housemate and Sikh mum in the house with her husband
The Sun
She was raised be by a strict Sikh family who disapproved of her relationship with Muslim boyfriend Imran, who she met aged eight. They married in secret aged 17 in an Islamic ceremony, and set up a business together. Their company Snap Imported Ltd ...

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Sikh children's party refused entry to Drayton Manor in row over ceremonial holy dagger - Birmingham Mail

Wed, 2017-06-07 12:33

Birmingham Mail

Sikh children's party refused entry to Drayton Manor in row over ceremonial holy dagger
Birmingham Mail
A CHILDREN'S birthday party was denied entry to Drayton Manor Theme Park after an adult refused to remove a small ceremonial dagger worn to express his Sikh faith. A friend of the man described herself as “disgusted” and “saddened” at the reaction of ...

Operation Blue Star: Sikh rights group seeks UN probe - Economic Times

Wed, 2017-06-07 09:22

Economic Times

Operation Blue Star: Sikh rights group seeks UN probe
Economic Times
Operation Blue Star: Sikh rights group seeks UN probe. By PTI | Updated: Jun 07, 2017, 06.52 PM IST. Post a Comment. The Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) said it has submitted a memorandum to UN Assistant Secretary for Human Rights calling for the setting up of ...
Operation Blue Star anniversary peaceful at Golden Temple: Radical Sikh outfits attend the event, some raise pro ...The Indian Express
1984 Operation Blue star anniversary: Sikh groups raise 'pro-Khalistani slogans'Daily News & Analysis
SGPC Proceeds with Giani Gurbachan Singh's message: Sikh Sangat register strong protestSikhSiyasat.Net
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