Sikhism

US Video to Sensitise Americans Towards Sikhs

February 8, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/US_video_to_sensitise_Americans_towards_Sikhs/articleshow/2766545.cms

In the wake of recent untoward incidents against Sikhs in some parts of the US, the US Department of Justice's Community Relations Service has launched a new initiative to sensitise the general public.

The department has posted a 17-minute...

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Sikh Dharma International Launches New Website

February 8, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: SikhNet

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/909F41A1F3C34A44872573EA000164CE

Sikh Dharma International this week launched its first official website at www.sikhdharma.org

The website contains educational information for those interested in learning about the practice and lifestyle of Sikh Dharma. It also shares news and projects from Sikh Dharma International and...

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Sikhcess Announces Formal Launch of Global Feed the Homeless Campaign in Australia

February 7, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: SikhNet

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/A11CDA32BE3CB339872573E800581DB0

Sikhcessâ„¢, a community-service organization dedicated to promoting the basic Sikh principles of public service, community, and equality for humankind, today announced that organizers and volunteers have formally launched efforts to deliver food to the homeless and needy in Australia through the...

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Sikhs Join in Celebrating American Civil Rights Leader's Birthday

February 5, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Sikh Network

http://www.sikhnet.com/Sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/8C5C0090D5ADBEFB872573E600665149!OpenDocument

Guru Gobind Singh Foundation represented the Sikh community in the InterFaith Conference’s InterFaith Prayer Service marking the birth-anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King. Tributes were paid to Late Dr. Martin Luther King, America's prominent civil rights...

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Woman Arrested for Trying to Rip Sikh's Turban at US Restaurant

February 1, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Indians_Abroad/Woman_arrested_for_trying_to_rip_Sikhs_turban_at_US_restaurant/articleshow/2748636.cms

WASHINGTON: A New Jersey woman has been arrested on charges of bias intimidation and harassment after she tried to rip off a Sikh man's turban at a restaurant.

"I could feel...

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US Network's 'Sikhs in America' to Check Hate Crime

February 1, 2008

Source: Yahoo! News

Wire Service: IANS

http://in.news.yahoo.com/indiaabroad/20080201/r_t_ians_wl_us/twl-us-network-s-sikhs-in-america-to-che-903abaa.html

Sacramento (California), Feb 1 (IANS) The US Public Broadcasting System (PBS) has produced a documentary on American Sikhs to create awareness about the community traumatized by post 9/11 racial attacks.

Called 'Sikhs in...

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Singh Can't Move Sarkozy to Lift Turban Ban

January 26, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Economic Times

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/PoliticsNation/Singh_cant_move_Sarkozy_to_lift_turban_ban/articleshow/2732933.cms

The protests by Sikh groups on Friday prompted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take up the issue of French ban on turbans with visiting President Nicholas Sarkozy. But Mr Sarkozy politely told Mr Singh that his country has...

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Canada Walks the Tightrope on Sikh Refugee

January 25, 2008

Author: Bal Krishna

Source: Rediff

http://ia.rediff.com/news/2008/jan/25canada.htm

With the controversy over a failed Indian refugee claimant intensifying, the Canadian government is facing a tough time proceeding with his deportation due to opposition from the Sikh community ahead of the election.

Battle-lines seem to be getting clearly drawn on one Laibar Singh, a failed refugee claimant, who came to Canada [Images] on a fake Indian passport...

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School Fights Bangle Case 'Alone'

January 24, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/wales/south_east/7205588.stm

The school at the centre of a row over a religious bangle says it will go ahead with a High Court case despite not getting funding from its council.

It has not yet been decided when the case of Sarika Singh, 14, who was excluded from an Aberdare school for wearing the Sikh bangle, will be heard.

The chair of governors...

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Sikh Diaspora Hails Pak Cabinet’s Approval of Sikh Marriage Ordinance

January 23, 2008

Author: Ravinder Singh Robin

Source: Thaindian News/ANI

http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/india-news/sikh-diaspora-hails-pak-cabinets-approval-of-sikh-marriage-ordinance_10014103.html

Sikh Diaspora has hailed Pakistan Cabinet’s approval of the Sikh Marriage Ordinance 2008. Now, Sikhs can get their marriages registered in Pakistan under the ordinance. Pakistan has...

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