Sikhism

Sikh Challenges Ontario Motorcycle Regulations

February 18, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Indians_Abroad/Sikh_challenges_Ontario_motorcycle_regulations/articleshow/2791901.cms

Baljinder Badesha never imagined that his religious devotion would compel him to race a motorcycle around an Ontario speedway to test whether turbans unravel at high speeds.

The bizarre image of 39-year-old...

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Kenneth Cole Ad Delights Sikhs and Goes National

February 16, 2008

Author: Anju Kaur

Source: Sikh News Network

http://www.sikhnn.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=576&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0

New York fashion designer Kenneth Cole is going national with his new Spring 2008 ad campaign featuring Sandeep Singh Caberwal, who will also begin writing Monday on the company’s new blog.

“It is a good opportunity for the Sikh...

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Defining the Limits of Exceptionalism

February 14, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Economist

http://www.economist.com/world/international/displaystory.cfm?story_id=10696111

AMONG family-law buffs, the case is seen as a key example of the messy ways in which religious and civil law can get entangled. It concerns an Italian couple who wed in a Catholic church in 1962. After 25 years of less-than-blissful union, she got a legal separation from a civil court, which told him to...

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Premier Orders Lord's Prayer Review

February 14, 2008

Author: ROBERT BENZIE

Source: The Star

http://www.thestar.com/article/303495

Premier Dalton McGuinty wants to end the daily recital of the Lord's Prayer in the Legislature in what opposition parties are calling a bid to heal wounds from a divisive provincial election fought over religious schools.

McGuinty, whose Liberals were re-elected Oct. 10 partly by defending public funding of Catholic schools while attacking a Progressive Conservative scheme to...

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Worshippers Unite for Trip to New Sikh Temple

February 14, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Peterborough Evening Telegraph

http://www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/news/Worshippers-unite-for-trip-to.3775864.jp

A NEW multi-million pound Sikh Temple was the latest port of call for members of the city's Interfaith group. Members met outside St Mary's Church, New Road, before setting off to the Gurdwara (Sikh temple) in Bedford.

This marks the third of a series of visits to different...

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The India Story: Hindu, Christian, Sikh Blood in Muslim Patient

February 12, 2008

Author: Mudassir Rizwan

Source: Indian Muslim News and information

http://www.indianmuslims.info/news/2008/feb/11/india_story_hindu_christian_sikh_blood_muslim_patient.html

A Muslim girl suffering from thalassemia in Bihar has found a new lease of life after three officials of a central paramilitary force, belonging to the Hindu, Sikh and Christian communities, gave her blood.

In a...

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Durban School Denies Admission to Sikh Boy

February 11, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Press Trust Of India/IBN Live

http://www.ibnlive.com/news/durban-school-denies-admission-to-sikh-boy/58620-3.html

A Sikh woman has alleged that her son was turned away admission in two schools here because he had a long hair and wore a turban.

Beena Singh said that her son, Harkit, had been rejected admission by the Durban High School and Glenwood High School last month on...

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US Video to Sensitise Americans Towards Sikhs

February 8, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/US_video_to_sensitise_Americans_towards_Sikhs/articleshow/2766545.cms

In the wake of recent untoward incidents against Sikhs in some parts of the US, the US Department of Justice's Community Relations Service has launched a new initiative to sensitise the general public.

The department has posted a 17-minute...

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Sikh Dharma International Launches New Website

February 8, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: SikhNet

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/909F41A1F3C34A44872573EA000164CE

Sikh Dharma International this week launched its first official website at www.sikhdharma.org

The website contains educational information for those interested in learning about the practice and lifestyle of Sikh Dharma. It also shares news and projects from Sikh Dharma International and...

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Sikhcess Announces Formal Launch of Global Feed the Homeless Campaign in Australia

February 7, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: SikhNet

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/A11CDA32BE3CB339872573E800581DB0

Sikhcessâ„¢, a community-service organization dedicated to promoting the basic Sikh principles of public service, community, and equality for humankind, today announced that organizers and volunteers have formally launched efforts to deliver food to the homeless and needy in Australia through the...

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