Sikhism

Sikhs Greeted On Vaisakhi In the US Congress

April 17, 2010

Author: Lalit K Jha

Source: Outlook India

http://news.outlookindia.com/item.aspx?679618

Reflecting the views of his fellow Congressmen, an eminent lawmaker from Indiana has greeted Sikhs across the country and the world over on the occasion on Vaisakhi.

"Madam Speaker, I ask that you and my distinguished colleagues join me in honouring the Sikh Religious Society of Indiana, its Board of Directors, and congregation, as well as Sikh followers...

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Desire to Educate, Share Culture Drives Sikh Festival Fun

April 15, 2010

Author: Robin Nichols

Source: Record Net

http://www.recordnet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100415/A_LIFE/4150309/-1/A_LIFE05

In an area as diverse as San Joaquin County, there are many opportunities to learn about other cultures and lifestyles. This weekend, the Sikhs take their turn teaching.

The annual Sikh Festival, put on by the Sikh Temple of Stockton, will be Sunday, and organizer Sonny Dhaliwal...

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PM Gordon Brown Visits Sikhs In Derby

April 15, 2010

Author: Manvir Singh

Source: SikhNet News

http://www.sikhnet.com/news/pm-gordon-brown-visits-sikhs-derby

On Tuesday 13th April, Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling visited the National Sikh Heritage Centre & Holocaust Museum, and the Singh Sabha Gurdwara in Derby. They were initially greeted by young Sikh children and addressed the Sikh community. They spent time looking at the exhibitions in...

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Cleveland City Club: Local Sikhs Seek Understanding

April 15, 2010

Author: Dick Russ

Source: WKYC

http://www.wkyc.com/news/local/news_article.aspx?storyid=134273&catid=3

Members of Greater Cleveland's Sikh community convened a special session at the City Club Wednesday, to dispel misunderstandings about their 500-year-old Indian religion and culture.

The local Sikhs, who number about 800 families, say they continue to be the subject of misunderstanding and even discrimination,...

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Cleveland City Club: Local Sikhs Seek Understanding

April 15, 2010

Author: Dick Russ

Source: WKYC

http://www.wkyc.com/news/local/news_article.aspx?storyid=134273&catid=3

Members of Greater Cleveland's Sikh community convened a special session at the City Club Wednesday, to dispel misunderstandings about their 500-year-old Indian religion and culture.

The local Sikhs, who number about 800 families, say they continue to be the subject of misunderstanding and even discrimination,...

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Sikhs Open Festival Service to Public

April 13, 2010

Author: Vern Barnet

Source: The Kansas City Star

http://www.kansascity.com/2010/04/13/1873107/sikhs-open-festival-service-to.html

You’re smart — you know that the two largest faiths on the planet are Christianity and Islam.

And you, you’re very smart because you know that Hinduism and Buddhism are the third- and fourth-largest faiths. You may even have seen the recent PBS program “The...

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Thousands Of Sikhs Celebrate Baisakhi At L.A. Convention Center

April 8, 2010

Author: K.B. Nair

Source: India Journal

http://www.indiajournal.com/pages/event.php?id=10587

Thousands of Sikhs from Southern California joined forces to put on a great show of unity  when they congregated at the Los Angeles Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles for  the annual celebration of Baisakhi on April 4. It was the 311th Anniversary of the Birth of the Khalsa and the theme chosen for this year’s festivities was “...

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Bedford's Sikh Community Baffled By Member's Actions, Fatal Shooting At Temple

April 8, 2010

Author: Michael Sangiacomo

Source: The Plain Dealer

http://blog.cleveland.com/metro/2010/04/sikh_community_baffled_by_memb.html

Dozens of members of the Sikh community gathered at its temple on Tarbell Avenue Thursday morning to try to understand why one of their own brought meat cleaver to the sanctuary hours earlier, an act that led to him being shot dead by police.

Ravinder Nijjar, 41, of Bedford, showed up at Guru...

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NYC Sikhs Protest Appearance Of Indian Minister

April 8, 2010

Author: Megan K. Scott

Source: Google News

Wire Service: AP

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5i_S1zzF0Ik9uparAwoxPeyUkgmyAD9EV0CCO5

Several dozen Sikhs on Thursday protested a speech by an Indian minister who they say instigated mob riots in their country in 1984 that left more than 3,000 dead, most of them Sikhs.

About 100 members of the Sikhs for Justice, a...

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Muslims, Sikhs Welcome Change In Airport Security Screenings

April 8, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Houston Chronicle/Religion News Service

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/life/religion/6950048.html

Muslim and Sikh groups praised the Transportation Security Administration for rolling back screening rules on passengers arriving from 14 primarily Islamic countries, even as some worry that profiling will continue.

The new rules had been enacted after a Nigerian Muslim man tried and failed to...

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Sikh Organization Defends Kirpan After Man Stabbed In Brampton

April 8, 2010

Author: Kenyon Wallace

Source: Canada.com/National Post

http://www.canada.com/news/story.html?id=2776126

The World Sikh Organization of Canada is moving to dispel misconceptions about the kirpan, a small ceremonial dagger worn by Sikhs, following an incident on Friday outside the Sikh Lehar Centre in Brampton where a man was stabbed with a kirpan. Sukhwant Singh was charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault after Manjit Mangat, 53, was...

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Court Upholds Sikh Temple Director Disclosures

April 7, 2010

Author: Ryan McCarthy

Source: Appeal-Democrat

http://www.appeal-democrat.com/news/directors-93592-court-temple.html

A court decision requiring newly elected directors of a Sikh Temple in Yuba City to provide their addresses, phone numbers and e-mails to other directors was upheld Wednsday by a state court.

The Sacramento-based 3rd District Court of Appeal upheld the decision by Sutter County Superior Court Judge Brian...

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