Sikhism

Sikh Leaders Meet Pakistani Prime Minister

November 27, 2007

Author: Ravinder Singh Robin

Source: Thaindian News

http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/india-news/sikh-leaders-meet-pakistani-prime-minister_1006869.html

Sikh leaders of various countries on Tuesday met Pakistan’s caretaker Prime Minister Muhammad Mian Soomro in Islamabad and urged him to set up a visa centre in Amritsar. They also asked for providing a corridor for Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib,...

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Sikh Suffers Brutal Hate Attack in Seattle

November 26, 2007

Source: Sikh Coalition

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

(Seattle, WA) November 26, 2007 - A Sikh cab driver was brutally assaulted by a passenger on Saturday, the night of Gurpurab. Sukhvir Singh's attacker threatened to kill him, calling him a "terrorist" as he punched and bit him, pulling locks of hair from his head. The Sikh Coalition calls on the King's County Prosecuting Attorney's Office to prosecute the incident as a hate...

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Furore over Punjabi's Death in Canada

November 26, 2007

Author: Gur Kirpal Singh Ashk

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Indians_Abroad/Furore_over_Punjabis_death_in_Canada/articleshow/2570521.cms

The death of Harnek Singh Sidhu (52) last Monday at the Brampton Civic Hospital (BCH) in Brampton (Canada) due to the alleged negligence on part of the hospital staff has got the south Asian community, especially the Punjabis,...

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Sikh Procession in Pak Shelved Due to Terror Threat

November 25, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/World/Pakistan/Sikh_procession_in_Pak_shelved_due_to_terror_threat/articleshow/2570142.cms

A traditional Sikh procession in Pakistan was shelved after intelligence reports said that terrorists planed to attack the gathering, including over 4,000 pilgrims from India.

The traditional...

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London Mayor Visits Sikh Gurudwara Sri Harmander Sahib

November 24, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Sikh Sangat News

http://www.sikhsangat.org/news/publish/asia/London_mayor_visits_Sikh_Gurudwara_Sri_Harmander_Sahib_1123077.shtml

Mayor of London Kenneth Robert Livingstone arrived in the holy city of Amritsar and paid obeisance in the sanctum of Sikh shrine, the Golden Temple.

London mayor visits Golden Temple: “In my childhood, pictures of the...

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Hillary Makes Sikhs Fume

November 20, 2007

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/World/The_United_States/Hillary_makes_Sikhs_fume/articleshow/2554382.cms

BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA: Leading Democratic party presidential candidate Hillary Clinton may have severely damaged her position among Sikh supporters by abruptly cancelling an appearance as a guest of honour at Guru Nanak's birthday celebrations which thousands of Sikhs attended here. What...

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'Bangle' Pupil is Excluded Again

November 13, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/south_east/7091186.stm

A Sikh pupil who has refused to stop wearing a religious bangle or Kara to her south Wales school has been excluded for a third time.

Sarika Singh, 14, had returned to Aberdare Girls' School in the Cynon Valley, after a temporary exclusion, for a meeting to discuss the issue.

The school has said that by wearing the Kara, Sarika was...

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West Midlands Punjabi-Sikh Community Pay Tribute To Sikh War Veterans at Sikh-Diwali and Remembrance Day Event

November 13, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Quami Etka

http://www.quamiekta.com/englishnews/p.php?q=967

More than 200,000 Sikh veterans of World War I and II have been officially recognised by members of the Handsworth community.

The special event was organised by the Sikh Community...

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Portrait of Hon. Congressman Dalip Singh Saund Unveiled in the U.S. Capitol

November 12, 2007

Source: Sikh News Network

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/A7966F0CACC5152E872573920059C240

Washington, November 12, 2007 - Under the dome of the capitol building, son of Punjab was honored in the Rayburn Room of the US Capitol. The official portrait of the late Dalip Singh Saund, the first Indian-American and also the first Asian-American congressman was unveiled. Nearly 200 Indian-Americans from across the country,...

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Sikhs Promote Fitness and Help Juvenile Diabetes Research

November 8, 2007

Source: Sikh News Network

http://www.sikhnet.com/Sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/610BC71AD723F2EF8725738D0063C0F1!OpenDocument

Atlanta, Georgia, USA –Inspired to promote fitness and help the young adults suffering with diabetes, a jattha (team) of Sikhs participated in a 3miles ‘Walk to cure Diabetes’ held in Atlanta, Georgia last month. The ‘Sikhs for Fitness’ team of the UNITED SIKHS lead by Parvinder...

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Experience Interfaith

November 6, 2007

Source: Sikh News Network

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/F85E04B97485DAB38725738B0049FBE0

On a balmy night in Phoenix, Arizona, on October 25th, over 300 people gathered together under an outdoor pavilion to participate in the 3rd Annual Experience Interfaith event. Participants removed their shoes before entering and sat down in the langar lines set out in rows in the pavilion space. The evening began with an introduction...

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