Sikhism

First Sikh In US Army Talks About His journey

February 22, 2011

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/First-Sikh-in-US-Army-talks-about-his-journey/articleshow/7543801.cms

The first Sikh in the American army, Tejdeep Singh Rattan, interacted with students of Khalsa College and shared his experiences with them. He told them about the many ups and downs and the hardships he faced in the US, and how he...

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Kenyan Vice President's Office Inaugurates Sri Guru Nanak Food Bank In Response to Drought

February 18, 2011

Author: United Sikhs Newsletter

Source: SikhNet

http://www.sikhnet.com/news/kenyan-vice-presidents-office-inaugurates-sri-guru-nanak-food-bank-response-drought

United Sikhs set up the first Sri Guru Nanak Food Bank in Kenya in response to a severe drought ravaging the nation. The food bank was inaugurated at the Vice President’s Office by Her Excellency Pauline Kalonzo, and is...

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Interfaith Fellowship Day Speakers Build Bridges and Embrace Diversity

February 18, 2011

Author: Faith Hampton

Source: The Sun News

http://blog.cleveland.com/sunmessenger/2011/02/interfaith_fellowship_day_spea.html

Building bridges and embracing diversity was an easy topic for the speakers at the Interfaith Fellowship Day on Feb. 7.

 

The event was at Executive Caterers of Landerhaven.

 

Illene Rosewater, planning committee co-Chair, said this was the event’s...

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Sikh Students Can Wear Dagger In Plymouth-Canton Schools, but With Modifications

January 31, 2011

Author: David Lawrence

Source: The Detroit Free-Press

http://www.freep.com/print/article/20110131/NEWS02/110131014/Sikh-students-can-wear-dagger-Plymouth-Canton-schools-modifications

The Plymouth-Canton school district has opted to allow Sikh students to wear a small, religious dagger to school.

 

The decision reverses a ban put in place in December...

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Sikh Shrine In Baghdad Lives On In Memories

January 26, 2011

Author: Anwar Faruqi

Source: Yahoo News

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20110126/wl_mideast_afp/religionsikhsiraqindiashrine

A desolate courtyard surrounded by fields of mournful graves is all that remains of an ancient shrine to the Sikh faith?s founder Guru Nanak inside a sprawling Muslim cemetery in Baghdad.

 

War, insurgents or looters have wiped any trace of a historical footnote that had preserved...

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Sikh Professor Teaches Religion At CLU

January 21, 2011

Author: Jean Cowden Moore

Source: The Ventura County Star

http://www.vcstar.com/news/2011/jan/21/sikh-professor-teaches-religion-at-clu/

Rahuldeep Singh Gill tends to stand out at California Lutheran University, where he is the only religion professor who is not Christian.

 

Gill is a Sikh, a popular religion in the Punjab state of India, where he was born. And he wears a dastar, or turban, setting him...

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