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Sikh Leaders In America Press President Obama to Convey Concerns About the Plight Of Sikhs In Pakistan to President Zardari

May 6, 2009

Author: Amrit Kaur

Source: SikhNet

http://www.sikhnet.com/news/sikh-leaders-america-press-president-obama-convey-concerns-president-zardari-about-plight-sikhs

Dr. Rajwant Singh, Chairman of Sikh Council on Religion and Education and Amrit Kaur, Secretary of Guru Gobind Singh Foundation, both based in Washington, have communicated in a letter to President Barack Obama, saying:...

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Seeking Sikhism

May 5, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: SikhNet

http://www.sikhnet.com/news/seeking-sikhism

Two young Sikh men have taken a universal message of love, respect, and tolerance to the airways. Bhupinder Singh and Harkeerat Singh are the creators of Seeking Sikhism, a spirituality-based television show that explores the teachings of the Sikh religion. Their goal is to provide a forum for viewers to better understand the true meaning behind Sikh teachings.

“...

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Labour Launches Sikh Friends

May 5, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Sikh Times

http://www.emgonline.co.uk/news.php?news=4903

A new group to forge links between the Sikh community and the Labour Party was by Sikh MP Parmjit Dhanda and Labour Party Vice Chair for Faith Groups, Stephen Timms MP.

‘Sikh Friends of Labour’ was launched in Parliament on Thursday 30th April at a celebration event timed to coincide with Vaisakhi, the festival which celebrates the founding of...

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Turban Day Celebrations In Rome, Italy

May 4, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: SikhNet

http://www.sikhnet.com/news/turban-day-celebrations-rome-italy

It was a moment of wonderful feeling of sharing the cultural heritage in one of the reputed universities in Rome, Italy when on 28th April 2009, an occasion on Turban was marked to bring awareness on the cultural heritage from the region of Punjab, India. The day started with incessant rain which was thought to be a mood spoiler but it proved...

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Sikhs Turn to Community

April 28, 2009

Author: Trevor Pritchard

Source: Standard Freeholder

http://www.standard-freeholder.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=1542504

Neil Shah stands at a podium and, holding back tears, reminds his fellow Sikhs of the importance of sewa.

"I hope you remember this speech as a moment when you know sewa is what brings us together," he passionately tells the three dozen worshippers sitting in front of him, cross-legged, on the floor of the Sikh...

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New Association for Sikh Police

April 28, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/berkshire/8022999.stm

A new police association has been formed to give Sikh officers across the UK an "officially recognised voice".

The British Sikh Police Association (BSPA) aims to help forces recruit, retain and progress Sikh staff.

Its chair, Sgt Kashmira Singh Mann, a Thames Valley Police officer in Slough, Berkshire, said it also...

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Coventry Nagar Kirtan Attracts 8,000 Sikhs Celebrating Vaisakhi

April 27, 2009

Author: Jenny Waddington

Source: Coventry Telegraph

http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/2009/04/27/coventry-nagar-kirtan-attracts-thousands-as-sikhs-celebrate-vaisakhi-92746-23478611/

Thousands of Sikhs took to the streets of Coventry yesterday to mark one of the most significant events in their calendar – their new year festival of...

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Local Sikh Wins Discrimination Battle In Australia

April 22, 2009

Author: Sharat K. Verma

Source: Indian Express

http://www.indianexpress.com/news/local-sikh-wins-discrimination-battle-in-australia/449658/

For the family of Kanwal Preet Singh Pahwa, a local youth settled at Canberra in Australia, victory has no other meaning. For their son has scripted history not only for himself but for the entire Sikh community.

Following a legal suit by Kanwal Preet (28), the...

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Sikh Community Marks Vaisakhi With Visit From Clr Graham Welborn, Mayor Of Warrington

April 22, 2009

Author: Vicki Stockman

Source: Warrington Guardian

http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/4310034.Sikh_community_celebrates_with_Mayor_and_Mayoress/

The Sikh community celebrated Vaisakhi with the Mayor of Warrington, Clr Graham Welborn last weekend.

It was marked with Akhand Path, a non-stop reading of the whole of Granth Sahib, the Sikh holy book, by a number of priests reading in relay....

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Sikh Community Celebrates 20 Years Of Its Involvement With Interfaith Conference In Washington

April 21, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: SikhNet

http://www.sikhnet.com/news/sikh-community-celebrates-20-years-its-involvement-interfaith-conference-washington

On March 29th, 2009 Guru Gobind Singh foundation based in Rockville, MD celebrated 20 years of its Inter Faith journey by being involved in the Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington (IFC). Many faith leaders came to share their...

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