Sikhism

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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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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'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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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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28th Annual Sikh Parade in Yuba City Draws Record Crowd

November 5, 2007

Source: Sikh News Network

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/8D2284608B5801B98725738A0059D984

YUBA CITY, CA, November 5, 2007 - The 28th Annual Sikh Parade in Yuba City turned in record crowds this weekend, exceeding the expectations of organizers. Near perfect weather brought in an estimated 75,000 to 80,000 Sikhs and non-Sikhs on Sunday to enjoy one of the Sacramento Valley's largest religious and cultural celebrations. The...

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Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji Broadcasts Launched on First American-Punjabi Channel

November 5, 2007

Source: Sikh News Network

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/5D2DD5BE89F4BC498725738A00596B08

The kickoff for television broadcast across the US for the new Gurdwara Lecture Series with archival footage of Siri Singh Sahib Bhai Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji, also known as Yogi Bhajan, begins this weekend. The JusPunjabi cable television station whose broadcast studio is located in New York City, USA, has scheduled the...

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