Sikhism

Global Sikh Film Festival Coming to India Soon

January 6, 2007

Author: Gurmukh Singh

Source: Financial Express

http://www.financialexpress.com/fe_full_story.php?content_id=150986

LOS ANGELES, JAN 6 : The Spinning Wheel Film Festival (SWFF), which was born in Toronto four years ago and today has editions in several major North America cities, is all set to land in India.

Says the festival founder T Sher Singh, noted Toronto-based writer-lawyer: “We have known that in view of our...

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"Faked Attack that Exposes an Uncomfortable Truth," a Commentary by Hardeep Singh Kohli

January 4, 2007

Source: Times Online

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2090-2522753,00.html

It’s not easy being Sikh, says Hardeep Kohli, which is why he understands the motives of the boy who falsely claimed white yobs hacked off his hair.

It was 1983. Bucks Fizz were enjoying pop success, Aberdeen won the Cup Winners’ Cup and a slightly overweight 14-year-old Sikh boy contemplates something dreadful.

Alone at home, he turns on the hob of the...

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Bhai Sahiba Gives Closing Blessing at Governor's Inauguration in New Mexico

January 3, 2007

Author: Ek Ong Kaar Kaur Khalsa

Source: Sikh News Network

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/003351E8C0EB201C87257258006B9F4D

On Monday, January 1st, 2007, Bhai Sahiba of Sikh Dharma International Dr. Bibiji Inderjit Kaur Khalsa gave a closing blessing during the inauguration of New Mexico’s incumbent Governor Bill Richardson and Lt. Governor Diane D. Denish.

The inaugural ceremonies...

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Sikh Teenager in US gets to Play Soccer in a 'Patka'

December 28, 2006

Author: Khushwant Singh

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/NEWS/India/Sikh_teenager_in_US_gets_to_play_soccer_in_a_patka/articleshow/955698.cms

CHANDIGARH: Sikhs in the US have won a battle against what they term as religious discrimination in the case of a teenager who was denied the right to play soccer because of his patka.

Harshaan Singh...

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K.P. Singh Spreading Interfaith Message Globally

December 27, 2006

Author: Andrea Neal

Source: Northwest Indiana News

http://nwitimes.com/articles/2006/12/27/opinion/times_editorial_columnists/6648a9b7ee5c59a58625724d002209cc.txt

An Indiana artist is working across the globe to spread a message of good will and peace.

"If we believe in God, then I think we have to believe in each other and it doesn't matter what faith and culture we come from,"...

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Sikh School's Plans to Grow Spark Debate

December 27, 2006

Author: Raveena Aulakh

Source: Sikh News Network

http://www.sikhnet.com/Sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/844679D90EACFDC98725725100685D2B!OpenDocument

At the age of 11, Ontario's only Sikh school is getting ready for a growth spurt. The Khalsa Community School in Mississaugahas acquired five hectares of land in Brampton and is drawing up plans to extend its program through high school.

There is...

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UNITED SIKHS Launches Malaysian Flood Relief Programme

December 26, 2006

Author: Meerat Kaur

Source: Sikh News Network

http://www.sikhnet.com/Sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/19693FD5817C35D3872572500074C25D!OpenDocument

Muar, Malaysia: Floods, caused by torrential rains, swept hundreds of villages and towns in Southern Peninsular Malaysia last Thursday, taking at least 9 lives, causing the evacuation of more than 100,000 people, destroying crops and cutting off roads, power lines...

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Sikh Boy Admits his Attack was a Lie

December 24, 2006

Author: Lorna Martin

Source: The Observer

http://observer.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,,1978539,00.html

A Sikh schoolboy, who prompted an inter-faith vigil to promote peace, respect and tolerance after claiming his hair was chopped off by racist thugs, invented the story.

The 15-year-old, in tears, gave a graphic description of a vicious verbal and physical attack by four white males who struck as he walked near his home in...

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Indo-Canadians Celebrate Khalsa Diwan Society Centenary

December 19, 2006

Author: Francis C. Assisi

Source: IndoLink

http://www.indolink.com/displayArticleS.php?id=121606110340

Canadian Sikhs are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the pioneer Sikh institution Khalsa Diwan Society, on December 15-25, at the Gurdwara Sahib Sukh Sagar in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The Society was formed in order to fight for justice and fairness for people of Indian heritage living in Canada in the...

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Sikh Teenager's Hair Chopped Off in Punjab

December 14, 2006

Source: Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/NEWS/India/Sikh_teenagers_hair_chopped_off_in_Punjab/articleshow/812595.cms

MOGA: Three persons allegedly cut off the hair of a Sikh teenager in the Baghapurana town of this district leading to tension in the area.

Sukhajit Singh, 15, employed at a cloth merchant shop alleged that the trio had waylaid him while he was on his way to have tea at his...

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Sikh Boy’s Hair Forcibly Cut, 3 Booked

December 14, 2006

Source: Sikh Sanget

http://www.sikhsangat.org/ssn/publish/Eastern_News_12/Sikh_Boy_s_Hair_Forcibly_Cut_3_Booked.shtml

Three motorcycle-borne miscreants cut off the hair of a Sikh teenager in the Baghapurana town of this district leading to tension in the area.

Sukhjit Singh, 15, employed at a cloth merchant shop stated that the trio had waylaid him while he was on his way to have tea at his employer's house and forcibly...

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