Sikhism

Prince Praises Sikhs for War Effort

April 24, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Press Association

http://ukpress.google.com/article/ALeqM5iekv_Tr8nNLp3rmM0VAhVRpnZkhw

The Prince of Wales has praised the courage of Sikh soldiers who fought in the Second World War.

Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall met a group of surviving veterans of the Sikh Brigade of the British Army at St James's Palace.

The Prince said the country owed an "immense debt of gratitude" to...

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Pakistan's Lone Sikh Traffic Warden Quits

April 23, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Hindu

http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/001200804231550.htm

The lone Sikh serving as a traffic warden in Pakistan has put in his papers, alleging discrimination in his department.

Gulab Singh resigned a couple of days ago, claiming he was not being treated at par with his colleagues because he was not a Muslim.

He said his colleagues made fun of his religion, while his seniors did not take...

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Sikh Students Association Hosts Tie-a-Turban Day for Awareness Week

April 18, 2008

Author: Sean Beherec

Source: The Daily Texan

http://media.www.dailytexanonline.com/media/storage/paper410/news/2008/04/18/University/Sikh-Students.Association.Hosts.TieATurban.Day.For.Awareness.Week-3334944.shtml

The Sikh Students Association and other Sikhs from the UT community offered to tie turbans on the heads of passers-by on the...

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Surrey Teens Told T-shirts a No-Go at School

April 18, 2008

Author: Kevin Diakiw

Source: Surry North Delta Leader

http://www.bclocalnews.com/surrey_area/surreyleader/news/17928654.html

Thirty students at Princess Margaret Secondary School say they’ve been put on suspension notice after wearing contentious T-shirts to class.

The students wore black shirts with “Khalistan” written on the front, referring to the separatist area some Sikhs want carved out of the...

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Taxi Driver Forgives Man for Hateful Attack

April 18, 2008

Author: TRACY JOHNSON

Source: The Seattle Post-Intelligencer

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/359706_cabattack19.html

Forgiveness from the cab driver he attacked and called an "Iraqi terrorist" spared a young man from a longer jail sentence Friday, when members of Seattle's Sikh community spoke about the hatred they've endured since 9/11.

Luis Arturo Vazquez, a 21-year-old Kent man, was sentenced to nine months in work release...

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Sikhcess Australia Launches Clothing Campaign for Homeless

April 17, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Sikh Net

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/0EC1F0853125F149872574320057167D

Sikhcessâ„¢, a worldwide community service based organization dedicated to creating positive change by bridging cultural, socioeconomic, and religious divides, has announced the launch its ‘Bundles Of Warmth’ clothing campaign, the nation’s largest initiative of its kind to help...

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Sikhs Appeal American Government to Help Rebuild the Sikh Shrine in Baghdad

April 17, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: SikhNet

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/C44F847BAA3D9FA18725742E005908C5

U.S. Sikh leader Dr. Rajwant Singh met Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and requested him to rebuild the Sikh shrine in Baghdad which was destroyed by extremists, three years ago. Dr. Rajwant Singh was invited by President Bush to attend the welcoming ceremony of Pope Benedict at the White House....

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Sikh Temple Marks First Anniversary

April 17, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Bedford Today

http://www.bedfordtoday.co.uk/todays-choice/SLIDESHOW-Sikh-temple-marks-first.3992398.jp

It is one year since Bedford's skyline was changed beyond recognition by the completion of a £4m Sikh temple.

After five years of planning and three years of building, the Guru Nanak Gurdwara in Ford End Road, Queens Park, opened in April last year amid a vibrant ceremony...

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Valley Sikhs Celebrate 309th Anniversary

April 16, 2008

Author: Beth Warmerdam

Source: Selma Enterprise

http://www.selmaenterprise.com/articles/2008/04/16/news/doc480681e203057484329750.txt

Selma became a little more colorful Sunday as thousands of Sikhs dressed in traditional Indian clothing walked through the streets to celebrate the 309th anniversary of their religion.

Sarees and turbans of every color could be seen on the women and men gathered at the Sikh...

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