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Sikhs in the US: America is our home and we are here to stay - CNN

Thu, 2017-03-09 05:44

CNN

Sikhs in the US: America is our home and we are here to stay
CNN
Sikh Americans have faced threats and deadly attacks for more than 100 years -- often because of our articles of faith, including turbans and unshorn hair -- but we are an integral part of the American fabric, and our faith tradition offers guidance ...
Often persecuted and wrongly profiled, Sikhs among most patriotic AmericansIdaho Statesman (blog)

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Depicting Anglo-Sikh wars through 3D technology in UK - Hindustan Times

Thu, 2017-03-09 05:33

Hindustan Times

Depicting Anglo-Sikh wars through 3D technology in UK
Hindustan Times
A unique exhibition on the lesser known history of Anglo Sikh wars in the mid-19th century using augmented reality technology opens this week in the east Midlands town of Leicester, bringing the conflicts to life through artefacts captured by the British.

Akal Takht jathedar releases Nanakshahi calendar, says majority Sikhs support it - Times of India

Wed, 2017-03-08 21:13

Akal Takht jathedar releases Nanakshahi calendar, says majority Sikhs support it
Times of India
AMRITSAR: Claiming that majority of Sikh individuals, sects and bodies observe religious days according to the Nanakshahi calendar published by the SGPC, the jathedar of Akal Takht Giani Gurbachan Singh said if a handful of Sikhs had differences over ...

Leaders say city remains safe despite Sikh shooting - Kent Reporter

Wed, 2017-03-08 20:19

Kent Reporter

Leaders say city remains safe despite Sikh shooting
Kent Reporter
City leaders are trying to assure residents Kent remains a safe place and that a police and FBI investigation into a potential hate crime will solve who shot and injured a Sikh man. Mayor Suzette Cooke spoke at Tuesday night's City Council meeting ...
Whatcom Sikh community receives support after Kent shootingKPUG 1170
Kent is home to Sikhs for a century now: Mr President, don't destroy thisDailyO

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Whatcom Sikh community receives support after Kent shooting - KPUG 1170

Wed, 2017-03-08 19:49

KPUG 1170

Whatcom Sikh community receives support after Kent shooting
KPUG 1170
Vehicles sit parked Sunday, March 5, 2017, at the home and driveway where a Sikh man was shot in the arm Friday, March 3, 2017, in Kent, Wash. Authorities said a Sikh man said a gunman shot him in his arm Friday as he worked on his car in his driveway ...
Often persecuted and wrongly profiled, Sikhs among most patriotic AmericansIdaho Statesman (blog)

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Often persecuted and wrongly profiled, Sikhs among most patriotic Americans - Idaho Statesman (blog)

Wed, 2017-03-08 19:45

Idaho Statesman (blog)

Often persecuted and wrongly profiled, Sikhs among most patriotic Americans
Idaho Statesman (blog)
Though Mehar and Paramvir Singh of Boise are U.S citizens, their ethnicity and outward expressions of their faith often result in more intense scrutiny from people who don't understand their Sikh religion and who wrongly profile them as would-be ...

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22 Dera followers booked for attacking Sikh activists in Mallanwala - Times of India

Wed, 2017-03-08 19:41

22 Dera followers booked for attacking Sikh activists in Mallanwala
Times of India
Earlier, police had arrested 18 Sikh activists, including Baba Dilbagh Singh of 'Ek Noor Khalsa Fauj'. They were booked on the charge of attempting to disrupt a 'naam charcha' being organized by the Dera followers in Makhu block on February 19, and ...

Twitter Archive: Sikh Youth Send Birthday Wishes to Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa - Sikh24 News & Updates

Wed, 2017-03-08 13:38

Sikh24 News & Updates

Twitter Archive: Sikh Youth Send Birthday Wishes to Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa
Sikh24 News & Updates
LUDHIANA, Punjab—Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa's hunger protest might be 800 days long now, however, he has not been forgotten by Sikh youth and human rights activist living worldwide. Yesterday, the hashtag #HappyBirthdayBapuJi was used to send ...

This story of a UK-based Sikh man helping a Muslim woman on wheelchair will leave you teary-eyed - The Indian Express

Wed, 2017-03-08 03:08

The Indian Express

This story of a UK-based Sikh man helping a Muslim woman on wheelchair will leave you teary-eyed
The Indian Express
sikh man on train, sikh main gives muslim woman seat on train, sikh man Amidst the hate crimes and killings making news these days, another story of a Sikh man is going viral. (Source: Isa Toy Miah/Facebook). It was only recently that the story of LA ...
Facebook post about Sikh man helping Muslim woman goes viralDeccan Chronicle

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Sikhs: Religious minority target of hate crimes - CNN

Tue, 2017-03-07 23:56

CNN

Sikhs: Religious minority target of hate crimes
CNN
In a statement, the Sikh Coalition, America's largest Sikh civil rights group, said that Sikhs are often targeted for hate crimes in part "due to the Sikh articles of faith, including a turban and beard, which represent the Sikh religious commitment to ...

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Local Sikh community spreads awareness amid hate - KVEW

Tue, 2017-03-07 22:47

KVEW

Local Sikh community spreads awareness amid hate
KVEW
(KVEW-TV) – The local Sikh community is upping outreach and vigilance amid a rise of hate crimes around the county. Tarlok Singh Hundal has called the Tri-Cities home for nearly 40 years. Originally from the Punjab province of northwestern India ...

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Eerie parallels between 1907 Bellingham riots and anti-Sikh hate in 2017 - KUOW News and Information

Tue, 2017-03-07 18:30

KUOW News and Information

Eerie parallels between 1907 Bellingham riots and anti-Sikh hate in 2017
KUOW News and Information
The Bellingham riots of 1907 made national news: Hundreds of white workers viciously attacked east Indian men, mostly Sikhs. "They dragged them out of their beds, and threw their belongings in the streets, and beat them, and warned them to leave ...

Sikh leaders join Senate and hear statewide support, offer prayer - Auburn Reporter

Tue, 2017-03-07 18:10

Auburn Reporter

Sikh leaders join Senate and hear statewide support, offer prayer
Auburn Reporter
Last Friday a Sikh man was shot in Kent by a perpetrator who allegedly told the victim to “go back to your own country.” Sen. Joe Fain invited guests from the Sikh community to the state Senate on Tuesday so lawmakers representing all of Washington ...

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Help stop racial attacks on Sikhs: DSGMC to Sushma Swaraj, US Ambassador - Economic Times

Tue, 2017-03-07 12:47

Help stop racial attacks on Sikhs: DSGMC to Sushma Swaraj, US Ambassador
Economic Times
In separate letters to Swaraj and Verma, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) general secretary Manjinder Singh Sirsa raised the issue of shooting of a Sikh Deep Rai in Kent near Seattle in the US with the External Affairs Minister and the ...

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South Asian eats in Central Jersey Hindu and Sikh temples - MyCentralJersey.com

Tue, 2017-03-07 12:04

MyCentralJersey.com

South Asian eats in Central Jersey Hindu and Sikh temples
MyCentralJersey.com
Jasvinder Singh gives out food at Langar, a Sikh religion canteen where food is served to all the visitors, without distinction of faith, religion or background, for free at the Garden State Sikh Association and Gurudwara in Bridgewater . (Photo ...

Sikh man is 'getting back to normal,' heartened by support - The Spokesman-Review

Tue, 2017-03-07 11:47

KIRO Seattle

Sikh man is 'getting back to normal,' heartened by support
The Spokesman-Review
SEATTLE – A Sikh man who says a man shot him in the arm and told him to go back to his country is recovering from his wound at home in suburban Seattle and is encouraged by an outpouring of support, community leaders said. Hira Singh said Monday he ...
No arrests yet after Sikh man shot in KentKIRO Seattle
Sikh man shot in Seattle draws international empathyUSA TODAY
Sikhs respond to shooting near Seattle with fear, disbeliefMiami Herald
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Sound area Sikhs grapple with why shooting happened in tolerant region - The News Tribune

Tue, 2017-03-07 11:04

The News Tribune

Sound area Sikhs grapple with why shooting happened in tolerant region
The News Tribune
The shooting of a Sikh man in his Kent driveway Friday by an attacker who said, “go back to your own country” has reverberated uncomfortably among the region's growing Sikh population. Jasmit Singh of Olympia said he met with shooting victim Deep Rai, ...
Help stop racial attacks on Sikhs: DSGMC to Sushma Swaraj, US AmbassadorEconomic Times

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Sikh man is 'getting back to normal,' heartened by support - OregonLive.com

Tue, 2017-03-07 10:57

OregonLive.com

Sikh man is 'getting back to normal,' heartened by support
OregonLive.com
SEATTLE -- A Sikh man who says a man shot him in the arm and told him to go back to his country is recovering from his wound at home in suburban Seattle and is encouraged by an outpouring of support, community leaders said. Hira Singh said Monday he ...
No arrests yet after Sikh man shot in KentKIRO Seattle
Sikh man shot in Seattle draws international empathyUSA TODAY
Sikh man shot in Kent draws international condolencesKING5.com
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Sikh Volunteers Australia put wheels in motion to help homeless in Casey with a new mobile food van - Herald Sun

Tue, 2017-03-07 08:01

Herald Sun

Sikh Volunteers Australia put wheels in motion to help homeless in Casey with a new mobile food van
Herald Sun
Sikh Volunteers Australia launched their free food van this month and will take it to Narre Warren, Hampton Park and Cranbourne on Saturday evenings. Spokesman Manpreet Singh said the group wanted to help the hungry and needy while also easing ...

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Sikh Man Helping Muslim Woman In Wheelchair Proves That World Is Not Such A Bad Place After All - Indiatimes.com

Tue, 2017-03-07 07:53

Indiatimes.com

Sikh Man Helping Muslim Woman In Wheelchair Proves That World Is Not Such A Bad Place After All
Indiatimes.com
That's when Isa Toy Miah noticed a beautiful thing, she writes, "The Sikh man sitting next to her noticed this, so he helped to turn her chair around so that the back of it is against the wall." "He then tried to apply the breaks to stop it from ...
Sikh Man Helping Woman In Wheelchair Will Reaffirm Your Faith In HumanityNDTV

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