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The Guru’s Dharamsala

10 hours 49 min ago
In the Aquarian age it is said that information and education will be in abundance, having had been held and controlled by a centralised hierarchy in the Piscean age. Our challenge transitioning into this new age will be in discerning that information, processing it and retaining what is useful for us to prosper.

The Fight for Turban-wearing rights: Know all about the Movement started by Sikh bus conductors in 1960

11 hours 40 min ago
11 August 1960-The Manchester corporation transport committee refuses to let turbaned Sikhs operate as bus conductors

The American Red Cross recognizes Guru Simran Kaur with its Highest Honor

11 hours 55 min ago
On 14th June 2020, Guru Simran Kaur was honoured with the Clara Barton Award from the American Red Cross for her voluntary work during natural disasters and times of crisis.

Suhailjeet is the NZ Air Force's first Amritdhari Aircraft Technician

12 hours 22 min ago
Suhailjeet Singh, a 20-year-old Indian-New Zealander, is the first baptized Sikh to join the Royal New Zealand Air Force as an aviation technician.

Sikhs campaigning for Ethnic Tick-box in the UK claim victory

13 hours 12 min ago
The Sikh Federation UK (SFUK) celebrated the victory of its campaign to get a Sikh ethnic tick-box added to the 2021 UK census. The Scottish government agreed to include a Sikh prompt in the "other" section of the ethnicity response options.

Ranjit Singh: The First Sikh Deputy Mayor In France

13 hours 22 min ago
Ranjit Singh, who was expelled from Government College in 2004 for wearing a turban, has been elected the first Sikh deputy mayor of Bobigny, France.

Project Smile: Two Sikh brothers lift spirits of coronavirus patients

13 hours 29 min ago
During the pandemic, two brothers initiated Project Smile AZ and delivered more than 1300 homemade cards to coronavirus patients.

Memoirs of Faridkot's Princess Amrit Kaur: A Story of Love and Succession

13 hours 41 min ago
A fighting princess, a falsified will, and an inheritance worth Rs 20,000 crore: this is the story of Rajkumari Amrit Kaur of Faridkot, who prevailed in a battle royale that lasted for twenty-eight years.

Laawaris Laashan Da Waaris: Punjab’s forgotten Human Rights Activist

13 hours 58 min ago
Khalra’s investigation into extrajudicial murders attracted the attention of the United Nations.

India’s Forgotten Army: Documentary premiered on the 74th Independence Day

14 hours 26 min ago
The documentary brings together military specialists and historians to relive lost tales and uncover secret facts while taking viewers to the locations of battles, memorials, and war archives throughout the globe.

Air Force Special Operations permits the First Sikh Airman to Keep his Beard and Turban

Sun, 01/29/2023 - 11:53pm
Air Force Special Operations Command has made history by granting a religious accommodation waiver to a Sikh service member. This is the first time the command has done so.

Accomodating Sikh values: Melbourne school allows Sikh students to wear 'patka'

Sun, 01/29/2023 - 11:26pm
Good News Lutheran College in Melbourne has modified its uniform policy to permit Sikh pupils to wear a head covering consistent with their religious ethos.

A Sikh-themed Children's Book about the World's Oldest Marathon Runner

Sun, 01/29/2023 - 10:51pm
When Simran Jeet Singh was a little boy growing up as a Sikh in South Texas, he yearned for books that featured characters who resembled him and his family in appearance.

A Black Sikh woman discusses how Desis must overcome Anti-Black Stereotypes

Sun, 01/29/2023 - 10:29pm
Gurpreet shares that every single black person she knew who has been a member of the Sikh community has encountered anti-blackness from their brown siblings.

What Sikhs Do

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 8:58am
And What it means to be a Sikh.

S. Surjit Singh Barnala

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 5:28am
Controversial Career

Understanding Anand 

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 3:57am
Book Review  by Dr. Devinder Pal Singh

What Colonization did to India and the Sikhs

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 3:19am
India used to be known as “sohne di chiria,” translating from Punjabi to ‘the golden bird’.

The Sikhs in Jammu and Kashmir by Jasbir Singh Sarna

Fri, 01/27/2023 - 2:21am
Book Review