Sikhism

SYLC Impacts Lives of Sikh Youth

January 8, 2008

Source: India Post News Service

http://indiapost.com/article/communitypost/1787/

LOS ANGELES: The Sikh Youth Leadership Council (SYLC) is the joint vision of two high school students Japji J. Sethi and Gurbani M. Sethi. The organization was started last year to help young students in junior high, high school and college find mentors in specific careers that students personally identify.

"I reached a point when I had to decide which colleges I wanted to apply to and...

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Livingston Sikhs Sue Temple Leaders to View Records

January 7, 2008

Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune

Wire Service: AP

http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/state/20080107-1058-ca-brf-sjvalley-sikhtempledispute.html

LIVINGSTON – Some Livingston Sikhs are suing their temple's leaders to gain access to the church's financial records.

The temple members say they want to see whether the Peach Avenue temple's money has been mishandled over the last two decades...

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Happy Birthday Party Held for the Beloved 10th Guru

January 7, 2008

Author: James Dowd

Source: Commercialappeal.com

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2008/jan/07/happy-birthday-party-held-for-the-beloved-10th/

One by one, the worshipers at Gurdwara Sahib on Sunday approached the holy text, bowed and prayed.

Later, a priest chanted and sang in Punjabi as more than 200 Sikhs celebrated the life of Gobind Singh, the last human guru.

"This is about the...

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Sikh Federation Urges Sikhs in Punjab to Unite on Turban Issue

January 3, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: PunjabNewsline

http://www.punjabnewsline.com/content/view/7618/38/

Sikh Federation (UK) urges Sikh leadership in Punjab to unite and take up Dastaar issue during French President’s India visit

The Sikh Federation (UK) has called on the entire Sikh leadership in Punjab not to miss the opportunity of exerting pressure regarding the dastaar issue prior on the French President, Nicholas Sarkozy visiting India...

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Over 400 Kids Participate in Historical Course on the Teachings of Sikh Gurus

January 2, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: SikhNet

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/AF925D92ED3BA8A2872573C4005B4B56

Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle (GGSSC) Canada, conducted their 4th Sikhism Course in Toronto-Canada, which was based on the life stories of First 5 Sikh Gurus. The multimedia state-of-the-art presentation coupled with innovative interaction with the participants has become a popular formula with the...

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Sikh Community in US Shocked over Indian Restaurateurs' Killing

December 30, 2007

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Indians_Abroad/Sikh_community_in_US_shocked_over_Indian_restaurateurs_killing/articleshow/2662083.cms

SILICON VALLEY: The killing of two Sikh brothers in their restaurant at Bay Area in California has shocked the community which suspected it to be the result of hate crime.

The two Indian-American restaurateurs -- 30-year...

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Sikh Diaspora Condemns Bhutto Killing

December 29, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Chandigarh/Sikh_diaspora_condemns_Bhutto_killing/articleshow/2659812.cms

Sikh community all over the world has condemned Benzir Bhutto's assassination in Rawalpindi, yesterday. Maan Singh, SAD leader from Switzerland says, "Benazir had never created any obstacle in the freedom of Sikhs in Pakistan and had rather...

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Sikh Man has Head Surgery after NY Attack on Xmas Eve

December 28, 2007

Author: Mejindarpal Kaur

Source: United Sikhs

http://www.unitedsikhs.org/PressReleases/PRSRLS-28-12-2007-00.htm

Flushing, Queens, New York City – Three men were viciously attacked in separate robberies within two hours of each other in Flushing, on Christmas eve, which left Amarjit Singh, a 45 year-old Sikh taxi driver, with head injuries that were operated on yesterday at the New York Hospital Queens.

“The first...

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IMF Reverses Kirpan Ban

December 27, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Sikh Coalition

http://www.sikhcoalition.org/advisories/IMFReversesKirpanBan.htm

In welcome news for the Sikh community before 2008 begins, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reversed a ban on kirpans at its Washington, DC headquarters.

The reversal comes as a result of the Sikh Coalition's intervention. It is the second major reversal allowing kirpans in the workplace in the past two months....

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