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That time Sir John A. Macdonald called for 'an army of Sikhs' to save Canada - CBC.ca

Thu, 2017-04-13 10:26

CBC.ca

That time Sir John A. Macdonald called for 'an army of Sikhs' to save Canada
CBC.ca
To celebrate Sikh Heritage Month in the same year Canada marks its 150th birthday, the Sikh Heritage Museum of Canada took a somewhat unusual approach. The idea was to create an image that celebrates the significant contribution Sikhs have made to ...
Happy Vaisakhi 2017! What is the Sikh festival, how is it celebrated in the UK and is it always the same date?The Sun
U.S. Sikhs launch ad campaign that looks to push back on hateSalt Lake Tribune
New Ad Campaign Turns Spotlight On SikhsCBS Sacramento
Kent Online -Economic Times -Times of India
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Liberal Sikh MPs celebrates Vaisakhi On The Hill - Brampton Guardian

Thu, 2017-04-13 09:41

Brampton Guardian

Liberal Sikh MPs celebrates Vaisakhi On The Hill
Brampton Guardian
“Last year, the focus of Vaisakhi on the Hill was to celebrate the vibrant contributions of Sikhs to Canada over the last 150 years,” said Sahota. “This year, Vasaikhi on the Hill integrated the principles of Sikhism with Canadian values and highlights ...

New Ad Campaign Turns Spotlight On Sikhs - CBS Sacramento

Thu, 2017-04-13 09:28

CBS Sacramento

New Ad Campaign Turns Spotlight On Sikhs
CBS Sacramento
National Sikh Campaign is launching the campaign on Friday in an effort to stop hate-fueled attacks on its followers. Sikhism is the fifth-largest religion in the world, just above Judaism and just below Buddhism. Yet it's often mistaken or confused ...
U.S. Sikhs launch ad campaign that looks to push back on hateSalt Lake Tribune
Happy Vaisakhi 2017! What is the Sikh festival, how is it celebrated in the UK and is it always the same date?The Sun
That time Sir John A. Macdonald called for 'an army of Sikhs' to save CanadaCBC.ca
Economic Times -Times of India -Norwich Bulletin
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Alberta exempt turbaned Sikhs from wearing helmets - Times of India

Thu, 2017-04-13 09:24

SikhSiyasat.Net

Alberta exempt turbaned Sikhs from wearing helmets
Times of India
Legal Counsel, World Sikh Organization of Canada, Balpreet Singh Boparai told TOI on Thursday, "After listening to concerns of Sikh community about the compatibility of Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV ) helmets with turbans, the law was written to exempt ...
Sikhs Exempted from Mandatory Helmet Law in Alberta (Canada)SikhSiyasat.Net

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The story of a Pakistani Sikh - Geo News, Pakistan

Thu, 2017-04-13 06:41

Geo News, Pakistan

The story of a Pakistani Sikh
Geo News, Pakistan
Sikh,” I announced with much pride. But, that wasn't what he wrote. Instead, he ticked a little box labelled, 'Others.' “Others?” I was taken aback. Taking the paper from him I examined it closely. There in bold was a box for Muslim, Hindu, Christian ...

Happy Vaisakhi 2017! What is the Sikh festival, is it always the same date and how is it celebrated in the UK? - The Sun

Thu, 2017-04-13 06:00

The Sun

Happy Vaisakhi 2017! What is the Sikh festival, is it always the same date and how is it celebrated in the UK?
The Sun
Vaisakhi is a religious festival that marks the Sikh New Year and commemorates the formation of Khalsa panth of warriors under Guru Gobind Singh in 1699. The celebration is also a spring harvest festival in the Punjab – which was celebrated long before ...
That time Sir John A. Macdonald called for 'an army of Sikhs' to save CanadaCBC.ca
New Ad Campaign Turns Spotlight On SikhsCBS Sacramento
U.S. Sikhs launch ad campaign that looks to push back on hateSalt Lake Tribune
Kent Online -Economic Times -Norwich Bulletin
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Sikh yatrees arrive - Pakistan Observer

Thu, 2017-04-13 04:49

Pakistan Today

Sikh yatrees arrive
Pakistan Observer
Evacuee Property Trust Board (EPTB) Chairman Muhammad Siddiqul Farooq, Additional Secretary Shrines Muhammad Tariq, Sardar Tara Singh and other officials warmly welcomed the Sikh yatrees on their arrival at Wagha railway station on behalf of Prime ...
Over 1300 Sikh yatrees arrive in cityPakistan Today
1,500 Sikh pilgrims cross over from Wagah - The Express TribuneThe Express Tribune
Sikhs to begin Pak Yatra today - The NationThe Nation

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NZ Sikh Society founder passes away - Indian Weekender

Thu, 2017-04-13 03:13

Indian Weekender

NZ Sikh Society founder passes away
Indian Weekender
Prominent Sikh community leader Harbans Singh Randhawa, aged 88 died at Waikato Hospital in Hamilton on Thursday, April 6. Mr Randhawa, who served the community for more than four decades, played an integral role in establishing a strong Sikh ...

100 years later: Sikhs play large role in Albertas history - MetroNews Canada

Thu, 2017-04-13 02:22

MetroNews Canada

100 years later: Sikhs play large role in Albertas history
MetroNews Canada
Gagan Kaur Hoonjan says Vaisakji, or Sikh new year, is a day that recognizes. Kevin Tuong / For Metro. Gagan Kaur Hoonjan says Vaisakji, or Sikh new year, is a day that recognizes everyone is equal. By: Jeremy Simes Metro Published on Wed Apr 12 2017 ...

U.S. Sikhs launch ad campaign that looks to push back on hate - Salt Lake Tribune

Wed, 2017-04-12 23:45

Salt Lake Tribune

U.S. Sikhs launch ad campaign that looks to push back on hate
Salt Lake Tribune
In this April 9, 2017 photo, Balbir Singh Pahwa, right, of the Guru Nanak Darbar Sikh house of worship, shows respect for the holy scripture by waving a fan above Satinder Kaur, center, as she leads a prayer recital at the temple, in Hicksville, N.Y ...

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Sikhs from across globe to converge at Gurdwara Panja Sahib for Baisakhi - Times of India

Wed, 2017-04-12 22:06

The Express Tribune

Sikhs from across globe to converge at Gurdwara Panja Sahib for Baisakhi
Times of India
Attari: Sikhs living around the globe and those from various cities of Pakistan are converging at Gurdwara Panja Sahib, Hasanabdal, to celebrate Baisakhi — the birth of Khalsa. Talking to TOI, Radesh Singh, president, Sikh Committee of Pakistan, who ...
1,500 Sikh pilgrims cross over from Wagah - The Express TribuneThe Express Tribune
Over 1300 Sikh yatrees arrive in cityPakistan Today
Sikh, Hindu devotees start pouring in Hassanabdal - Pakistan ...Pakistan Observer
SAMAA TV -The Nation
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WSO welcomes exemption for Alberta Sikhs from mandatory helmet law - Voiceonline.com

Wed, 2017-04-12 21:21

WSO welcomes exemption for Alberta Sikhs from mandatory helmet law
Voiceonline.com
THE World Sikh Organization of Canada on Wednesday welcomed the exemption for turbaned Sikh Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) riders from helmet requirements in Alberta's amendments to the Traffic Safety Act and Off-Highway Vehicle Regulation. Bill 36 An ...

Council Watch - Weekly Alibi (blog)

Wed, 2017-04-12 18:00

Weekly Alibi (blog)

Council Watch
Weekly Alibi (blog)
Councilor Diane Gibson sponsored a proclamation acknowledging the Sikh community's many contributions to our state. The proclamation also wishes the Sikh community a joyous Baisakhi on April 13. Baisakhi is a Sikh religious festival honoring the ...

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Friday declared National Sikh Day in Norwich - Norwich Bulletin

Wed, 2017-04-12 14:52

The Indian Express

Friday declared National Sikh Day in Norwich
Norwich Bulletin
NORWICH — The City Council in Norwich recently proclaimed Friday to be National Sikh Day, making the city the first municipality to do so, local Sikh leaders said. The date of April 14 marks the special day of Vaisakhi, celebrated by Sikhs worldwide, ...
About 1425 Sikh pilgrims cross over to Pakistan for BaisakhiThe Indian Express
Vaisakhi festival and parade in Leeds to mark start of Sikh new yearYorkshire Evening Post
Sikhs from across the globe to converge at Gurdwara Panja SahibTimes of India
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US Sikhs launch ad campaign that looks to push back on hate - KCBD-TV

Wed, 2017-04-12 14:51

KCBD-TV

US Sikhs launch ad campaign that looks to push back on hate
KCBD-TV
(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews). In this April 9, 2017 photo, Balbir Singh Pahwa, right, of the Guru Nanak Darbar Sikh house of worship, shows respect for the holy scripture by waving a fan above Satinder Kaur, center, as she leads a prayer recital at the t.
Sikhs to host annual paradeHanford Sentinel

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US Sikhs Launch Ad Campaign That Looks to Push Back on Hate - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 2017-04-12 14:33

U.S. News & World Report

US Sikhs Launch Ad Campaign That Looks to Push Back on Hate
U.S. News & World Report
In this April 9, 2017 photo, Balbir Singh Pahwa, right, of the Guru Nanak Darbar Sikh house of worship, shows respect for the holy scripture by waving a fan above Satinder Kaur, center, as she leads a prayer recital at the temple, in Hicksville, N.Y ...
Sikhs to host annual parade | News | hanfordsentinel.comHanford Sentinel

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US Sikhs launch ad campaign that seeks to push back on hate - fox6now.com

Wed, 2017-04-12 14:04

Hanford Sentinel

US Sikhs launch ad campaign that seeks to push back on hate
fox6now.com
NEW YORK — Sikhs in the United States are launching a million-dollar awareness campaign that seeks to stop hate-fueled attacks by explaining more about who they are and what they believe. The “We are Sikhs” campaign was years in the making, funded ...
Sikhs to host annual paradeHanford Sentinel
Scouter Kavneet Pannu helps teach Scouts about SikhismScouting Magazine

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April Named as Sikh Heritage Month in British Columbia - 604 Now (blog)

Wed, 2017-04-12 13:15

604 Now (blog)

April Named as Sikh Heritage Month in British Columbia
604 Now (blog)
Over 600 community leaders gathered to hear the momentous announcement made by Premier Clark and the BC government on April 7. The Sikh community has been promised “a platform to educate, highlight and share the core values, traditions and rich ...

Sikhs to host annual parade | News | hanfordsentinel.com - Hanford Sentinel

Wed, 2017-04-12 11:41

Hanford Sentinel

Sikhs to host annual parade | News | hanfordsentinel.com
Hanford Sentinel
SELMA – With the 23rd Annual Sikh Day Parade approaching on April 16, members of the local Sikh congregation are eager to clear up confusion they say has ...

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Gay Sikh man faced threats from family after coming out - BBC News

Wed, 2017-04-12 09:33

BBC News

Gay Sikh man faced threats from family after coming out
BBC News
A Sikh man has been speaking about the abuse he received from relatives after telling them he is gay. Manjinder Singh Sidhu, 30, from Birmingham, said he had been threatened with a "beating" after confronting a family member about his behaviour towards ...

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