Sikhism

Punjab Mechanic Opens Museum to Glorify Moments of Sikh History

February 7, 2007

Author: Ashwini Kaushal

Source: Daily India

http://www.dailyindia.com/show/111799.php/Punjab-mechanic-opens-museum-to-glorify-moments-of-Sikh-history

Mohali, Feb 7 (ANI): Right from his childhood, Parvinder Singh Sethi had a creative bent of mind. He utilized it to create innovative models that won him praise in his neighbourhood.

After constant hard work, this child prodigy became a...

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Milan Film Showing Links 9/11, Racism

February 6, 2007

Author: Allie Lowe

Source: The Dartmouth

http://www.thedartmouth.com/article.php?aid=2007020601050

In the months following Sept. 11, 2001, Samir Akhter, then eight years old, can recall being called "Bin Laden's son" by other boys at school. The boys would smash Akhter, who is of Pakistani descent, in the face with their lunch pails while taunting him. As years passed, however, the Bin Laden taunts ended.

Now when Akhter is teased,...

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Depts of Justice, Homeland Security Receive Religion Training

February 4, 2007

Author: Katherine Boyle

Source: Beliefnet

Wire Service: RNS

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/210/story_21069_1.html

WASHINGTON -- The departments of Justice and Homeland Security have begun training employees to better understand and protect the civil liberties of American Muslims, Sikhs and other minority ethnic and religious groups in the wake of Sept. 11.

They also are attempting to involve Muslims and...

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South Asians Raise Millions for Hospital

February 3, 2007

Author: Prithi Yelaja

Source: The Star

http://www.thestar.com/News/article/177806

When the new Brampton Civic Hospital opens its doors later this year, it will be due in no small measure to the generosity of the South Asian community, particularly residents with Punjabi roots who live in the area.

The move to name the new emergency department after Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, gave Sikh fundraising efforts a boost – and caused a...

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South Asians Raise Millions for Hospital

February 3, 2007

Author: Prithi Yelaja

Source: The Star

http://www.thestar.com/News/article/177806

When the new Brampton Civic Hospital opens its doors later this year, it will be due in no small measure to the generosity of the South Asian community, particularly residents with Punjabi roots who live in the area.

The move to name the new emergency department after Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, gave Sikh fundraising efforts a boost – and caused a...

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South Asians Raise Millions for Hospital

February 3, 2007

Author: Prithi Yelaja

Source: The Star

http://www.thestar.com/News/article/177806

When the new Brampton Civic Hospital opens its doors later this year, it will be due in no small measure to the generosity of the South Asian community, particularly residents with Punjabi roots who live in the area.

The move to name the new emergency department after Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, gave Sikh fundraising efforts a boost – and caused a...

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Reaction to Daggers 'Smacks of Racism'

January 26, 2007

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald

http://www.smh.com.au/news/World/Reaction-to-daggers-smacks-of-racism/2007/01/26/1169594482758.html

A local Sikh priest asked to hand over his religious dagger by a pilot after he boarded a plane in New Zealand, said the issue only served to highlight the racism his community faced in the post-September 11 world.

Jarnail Singh and a group of Sikh priests visiting from India got through...

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