Sikhism

Turban Target of 'Bomb' Slur

November 2, 2007

Author: William C. Flook

Source: Examiner

http://www.examiner.com/a-1024569~Sikh_s_turban_target_of__bomb__slur.html

WASHINGTON (Map, News) - A Sikh civil rights group has filed a complaint with Fairfax County police after an officer allegedly used a religious slur to justify searching a man outside of a Centreville bar. The complaint, filed last week, stems from an Oct. 5 dispute between Inderpal Singh Chawla and a bouncer at O...

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Sikhcess Announces Sikh Community's Plans to Deliver 50,000 Food Packages to North America's Homeless Next Month

November 1, 2007

Source: Sikh News Network

http://www.sikhnet.com/Sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/00E3ED9383EE4D4C8725738600577EA9!OpenDocument

New York, NY, October 31, 2007 --(PR.com)-- Sikhcessâ„¢, a community organization dedicated to highlighting Sikh achievements and promoting the basic Sikh principles of public service, today unveiled the Sikh community’s plans to distribute 50,000 food packages to North America’s homeless and needy...

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Shri Guru Ravidass Sabha

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Clintons Invited to Bakersfield by Sikh Community

October 29, 2007

Author: GRETCHEN WENNER

Source: Sikhsangat.org

http://www.sikhsangat.org/news/publish/asia/Clintons_invited_to_Bakersfield_by_Sikh_community_102907.shtml

The hosts are confident Hillary and Bill Clinton will be on hand for a breakfast fundraiser Nov. 18 at the Kern County Fairgrounds, even though campaign managers won't confirm their attendance.

Whether the presidential hopeful or...

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Sikh Community Hosting Sacramento Valley's Largest Cultural & Devotional Celebration This Weekend

October 29, 2007

Source: Sikh News Network

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/ED2E61F3106E9900872573830066AD6C

YUBA CITY, CA, October 29, 2007 – The 28th annual worldwide gathering of Sikhs in Yuba City begins this week with an estimated 75,000 Sikhs and non-Sikh Sacramento Valley residents expected to attend a weekend of cultural celebration and devotion. The Sikh community welcomes and encourages everyone from all faiths and backgrounds...

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Sikh Temple Invites Prominent Hindu Chaplain Zed

October 29, 2007

Author: Rajan Zed

Source: Mediaforfreedom.com

http://www.mediaforfreedom.com/ReadArticle.asp?ArticleID=5431

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Reno Sikh Temple invited the prominent Hindu chaplain Rajan Zed to read the historic prayer during its Sunday service, which he recited in the United States Senate in July last.

Amolak Singh Powar, President of Reno Sikh Temple, in his welcoming address, listed various projects undertaken...

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Marathon Relay to Spread Message of Racial Harmony

October 27, 2007

Author: Patwant Singh

Source: Channel NewsAsia

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/308144/1/.html

Using sports to spread the message of racial and religious harmony: this is what the Singapore Racial and Religious Harmony Marathon Relay hopes to achieve.

The event is jointly organised by the Sikh Welfare Council and OnePeople.sg.

Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, the Community...

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Hollywood Gears up for Sikh Film Festival

October 24, 2007

Source: The Economic Times

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/ET_Cetera/Hollywood_gears_up_for_Sikh_film_festival/articleshow/2486909.cms

CHANDIGARH: The Spinning Wheel Film Festival (SWFF) showcasing outstanding Sikh films and movies made by Sikh men and women the world over will get under way in Hollywood next month.

The festival will be held from Nov 16 at the Writers and Guild Theatre, Beverly Hills,...

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Lone Sikh Joins Monks' Fight for Democracy

October 23, 2007

Author: I P Singh

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/Lone_Sikh_joins_monks_fight_for_democracy/articleshow/2481811.cms

As the world watched media images of clean-shaven Buddhist monks in maroon marching down Yangon's streets demanding democracy in Myanmar, the attention of some was drawn to a bearded, turbaned man. Incongruous as it seemed, it was a Sikh fighting...

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Greenwood Home Rezoned to Become Sikh Temple

October 23, 2007

Author: Amy Bartner

Source: The Indianapolis Star

http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071023/LOCAL/710230364/1023/LOCAL04

GREENWOOD, Ind. -- A house on the city's eastside will become a Sikh temple after a board of zoning appeals vote Monday. The request to convert the house at 1050 S. Graham Road came from members of the Sikh community who wanted a place to worship near where they live. The...

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Growing Central Indiana Sikh Population has 3rd Temple Planned

October 18, 2007

Source: The Examiner

http://www.examiner.com/a-996511~Growing_central_Indiana_Sikh_population_has_3rd_temple_planned.html

GREENWOOD, Ind. (Map, News) - Central Indiana's third Sikh temple might open by the end of the month to serve a growing population of adherents in Indianapolis' southern suburbs.

Pending approval from the Greenwood Board of Zoning Appeals, the temple would occupy a home on a 4-acre site. The board...

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India Accuses Pakistan of Inciting Sikh Radicals

October 17, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: AFP

http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5gkDI0v4I5A0qQWSYMsqjLrj7dKSQ

India's top national security official has accused Pakistan of trying to stir up Sikh militancy in northern Punjab state, striking a sour note ahead of direct talks this week between the rivals.

The accusation by National Security Advisor M.K. Narayanan came in the wake of a bomb blast Sunday in a packed cinema in the state's...

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