Sikhism

Karachi Sikh Community Works to Save Gurdwara

April 4, 2006

Source: SikhSangat/Karachi News

http://www.sikhsangat.org/publish/article_951.shtml

On April 4, 2006 Karachi News reported, "The minority Sikh community, which is said to have 2, 500 registered voters in Karachi, is extremely disturbed because it fears that its only place of worship in the city, the gurdwara Ratan Tala... would be demolished soon. The Gurdwara Ratan Tala was established in 1932 in the heart of the city but during the government of military dictator...

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Government Study Finds Hindus Best Money Managers

April 1, 2006

Source: DNA India

http://www.dnaindia.com/report.asp?NewsID=1021495

On April 1, 2006 DNA India reported, "Hindus are the best managers of their personal finances and are closely followed by Sikhs says an official government study looking into the financial capabilities of households in Britain. The largest ever survey of consumer attitudes to money in Britain threw up the unexpected results and puzzled researchers. The study was carried out by Personal Finance Research...

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Sikhs Organize to Prevent Prisoner’s Forced Hair Cut

April 1, 2006

Source: Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1473024.cms

On April 1, 2006 the Times of India reported, "In a massive campaign to safeguard the religious rights of a Sikh prisoner in the US, Sikh organisations worldwide have lodged their protest against the jail authorities' move to cut his hair against his will. The Sikh Coalition, a US-based organisation initiated the move, and a petition has been addressed to Florida Governor Jeb Bush...

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Los Angeles Sikh Woman to be Honored with “Hero Award”

March 31, 2006

Source: SikhNet News

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/118310FB0B3AC0E28725714200656B24

On March 31, 2006 SikhNet News reported, "Common Peace, Center for the Advancement of Nonviolence and Agape International Spiritual Center, will honor the accomplishments of Krishan Kaur with the Hero Award on Sunday, April 2, 2006... The Hero Award is given as a part of The Season for Nonviolence campaign, a 64-day campaign each...

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New South Wales Parliament Celebrates Visakhi

March 31, 2006

Source: SikhNet

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/F1BEE80BADF2786587257141006341F4

On March 31, 2006 SikhNet reported, "28th March 2006, will be marked as a special event in the history of New South Wales, Australia. For the first time Visakhi was celebrated in NSW Parliament with Hon John Aquilina (the speaker) as the guest of honour. This special event marked the beginning of celebrations of Visakhi which will go on...

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Sikh Families Receive Checks as Compensation for 1984 Riots

March 30, 2006

Source: The Telegraph

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1060331/asp/jamshedpur/story_6038144.asp

On March 30, 2006 The Telegraph reported, "Parminder Kaur of Mango was inconsolable while receiving a cheque of Rs 1.25 lakh from East Singhbhum deputy commissioner Nitin Madan Kulkarni, as part of the compensation to the victims of the 1984 Sikh riots. In 1984, when the Sikh riots hit the country, Parminder’s father, Raghubir Singh, was stabbed and...

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Sikhs Prepare to Open Gurdwara in Northwest Phoenix

March 29, 2006

Source: SikhNet News/The Arizona Republic

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/RecentNewsHTML/5A13EFFBC7227FD3872571400068E0BD!OpenDocument

On March 29, 2006 The Arizona Republic reported, "The Nishkam Seva Sikh temple in northwest Phoenix possesses a resilient spirit, much like the devotees who soon will fill its prayer hall. Blackened earth shows where a recent brush fire scorched a hillside just a few feet from the...

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Film About Sikhs Post 9/11 Acclaimed the World Over

March 28, 2006

Source: The Press Trust of India

http://www.financialexpress.com/latest_full_story.php?content_id=121896

On March 28, 2006 The Press Trust of India reported, "A film by an Indian-American depicting the story of a Sikh faced with the post 9/11 realities is being appreciated in international movie circles. The film 'The Gold Bracelet' by Hollywood based Indian actor and film producer Kavi Raz [recently] won the best feature drama award at the...

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Royal Couple Visits Gurdwara on Diplomatic Visit

March 28, 2006

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/4852442.stm

On March 28, 2006 BBC News reported, "The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have knelt and kissed the floor of one of the holiest Sikh shrines on a six-day visit to India. Charles and Camilla were barefoot, with their heads covered by scarves, inside the temple at Anandpur Sahib, in the northern state of Punjab. The state is the birthplace of Sikhism, and the shrine is second only in...

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Livingston Sikhs Host Lively Parade

March 28, 2006

Source: The Modesto Bee

http://www.modbee.com/local/story/11983071p-12744940c.html

On March 28, 2006 The Modesto Bee reported, "Livingston's annual Sikh parade courses along what may be the most blessed route in Merced County. Before a single float set out on its journey Sunday, a team of barefoot, broom-wielding marchers swept the street clean and sprinkled the route with holy water. The parade, to honor the religion's 10th and last guru, or spiritual teacher...

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Vandalism at Lodi Sikh Center Remains Unsolved

March 27, 2006

Source: The Record

http://www.recordnet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060327/NEWS01/603270308/1001

On March 27, 2006 The Record reported, "Investigators still don't know who spray-painted swastikas and racial epithets four months ago at a Sikh worship center, San Joaquin County sheriff's deputies said last week.

Nirmal Samra, [a grape grower who has lived in Lodi for more than 30 years and owns the property,] awoke Oct. 10 to...

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Indian Prime Minister Visits Amritsar

March 25, 2006

Source: Sikh Sangat News

http://www.sikhsangat.org/publish/article_931.shtml

On March 25, 2006 Sikh Sangat News reported, "Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, accompanied by his wife visited the Golden Temple and paid obeisance at the sanctum sanctorum. Accompanied by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, Deputy Chief Minister Rajinder Kaur Bhattal and Member of Parliament Ms Preneet Kaur, the PM reached the complex at 6 am and remained in the Harmandar Sahib for an hour......

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Golden Temple Provides Free Cereal to Help Low-Income Students Start the Day

March 20, 2006

Source: SikhNet News/The Register-Guard

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/FB779BFEE6743C2887257137006A033C

On March 20, 2006 The Register-Guard reported, "Cereal maker Golden Temple, oat processor Grain Millers and honey maker Glory Bee have teamed up to create [a] cereal for students, and FOOD for Lane County is helping distribute it at schools that don't have access to federally funded breakfast programs. The...

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