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Houston Post Office renamed after brave Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal

Fri, 03/03/2023 - 1:29am
Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal, the first member of the Sikh community to join the sheriff's office, was shot dead in September 2019. The incident happened when he was conducting a traffic stop in the Cypress neighbourhood.

Headteacher who healed Birmingham’s "Trojan Horse" school with love

Fri, 03/03/2023 - 1:20am
Governing a school based on love is difficult, especially one riven by hatred and failed by Ofsted. Golden Hillock was one of the schools at the centre of a "Trojan horse" attempt by a group of Muslim governors and senior instructors to enforce the mandates of a hardline and politicised offshoot of Sunni Islam years ago when Herminder Channa took charge.

Gurdeep Singh creates history : First Sikh to win Senate Elections in Pakistan

Fri, 03/03/2023 - 1:02am
Gurdeep Singh, a minority leader in Pakistan, was the first turban-wearing Sikh elected to the upper chamber of the nation's parliament from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). In the Senate elections, Gurdeep Sindh of Pakistan's ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party easily defeated other candidates on a minority seat, becoming the Senate's first openly Sikh national leader.

UK road named after Guru Nanak-A move towards Diversity

Wed, 03/01/2023 - 5:45am
In honour of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of the Sikh faith, a street in west London is renamedGuru Nanak Road. Ahead of the 551st anniversary of Guru Nanak's birth in 2020, the local Ealing Council authority revealed the choice to rename a portion of Havelock Road in Southall, a neighbourhood of London renowned as the United Kingdom's celebrated "Little Punjab."

UK Govt Installs Havildar Ishar Singh's Bronze Monument commemorating ‘Battle of Saragarhi’ Sikh Soldiers

Wed, 03/01/2023 - 5:26am
The government of the United Kingdom decided to erect a statue of the military commander Havildar Ishar Singh as a way of paying tribute to the brave Sikh troops who gave their lives in the heroic "Battle of Saragarhi.

The Nishan Sahib: A symbol of Sikh Sovereignty and Identity

Wed, 03/01/2023 - 5:09am
In 2021, the farmers' tractor march took an unexpected turn when a group of protesters entered India’s Red Fort and raised the religious flag 'Nishan Sahib' on the monument, generating a significant uproar.

Sikh Students could wear Kirpan to School under proposed District Policy

Wed, 03/01/2023 - 4:11am
The proposed guideline prohibits students from drawing their kirpan from its sheath and brandishing or violently utilising it.

Sikh Police Officer's Daughter urges NSW Premier to investigate Racism and Bullying

Wed, 03/01/2023 - 3:33am
The family of a Sikh police officer alleges that he was the victim of prejudice, discrimination, and unfairness within the NSW Police force. Via an online petition, they started looking for support to change the NSW Police uniform policy to make it more accommodating for officers from all backgrounds in 2020.

Sikh community provides Aid and Support to Farmers' protest against Agricultural Laws in India

Wed, 03/01/2023 - 3:03am
In 2020, the slow murmurs in response to the three farm acts passed by the Parliament were followed by farmers from Punjab and Haryana coming to the streets. The legislation, known colloquially as the Farm Bills, was labelled ‘anti-farmer laws’ by numerous farmer unions and opposition politicians who said they would leave farmers to the mercy of corporates.

Punjab-born Indian-American Sikh scientist receives Padma Vibhushan posthumously

Wed, 03/01/2023 - 2:35am
Punjab-born scientist Narinder Singh Kapany was posthumously awarded the Padma Vibhushan in the field of science and engineering in 2021.

Punjab Avenue: Richmond Street renamed to honour South Asian Residents

Wed, 03/01/2023 - 1:34am
On 23rd October 2020, residents of southwest Queens came together to witness the installation of a new community monument at the intersection of 101st Avenue and Lefferts Boulevard in Richmond Hill. It was given the name Punjab Avenue.

Norwich's Sikh Art Gallery aspires to connect with the community

Wed, 03/01/2023 - 1:10am
The gallery is also a welcome centre, and a library, and the owner, Swaranjit "Singh" Khalsa, uses it as his base to teach people in southeastern Connecticut about Sikh culture and history.

Malaysian Sikh community votes ‘yes’ for women to be a part of Amrit Jatha

Wed, 03/01/2023 - 12:19am
Instead of the progressive initiatives taken by some gurudwaras, there had been some opposition

Maidenhead's Khalsa Aid nominated for Nobel Peace Prize in 2021

Tue, 02/28/2023 - 11:45pm
The team of volunteers at the organization is often the first on the scene to help distribute food, water, clothing, and medical and sanitation supplies during calamities and times of dire need.

In Australia, a Sikh community thrives - Racial prejudice put to rest

Tue, 02/28/2023 - 11:16pm
Traditions of northern India carry on in Woolgoolga, a prosperous farming community where Sikh temples, fruit plantations and a strong connection to the land reflect years of heritage.

All about Prof Harbans Singh-The Father of the Sikh Encyclopedia

Tue, 02/28/2023 - 10:57pm
Given how the Sikh community is viewed by the general public, scholarship is not something that immediately springs to mind. But the community has also produced some eminent historians who not only left behind great literary legacies but exemplified in their personal lives what it meant to be a scholar sage.

A Sikh man's "Sewa" at an Amritsar mosque promotes the idea of interfaith harmony

Tue, 02/28/2023 - 10:42pm
Baljinder Singh promotes interconnectedness by offering his skills at the "Joda Ghar" in Amritsar's revered Jama Mosque Khair-ud-Din

Sahibzada Ajit Singh (1687-1705)

Fri, 02/24/2023 - 2:17pm
A Prince is Born

Call for submission of Essays from The Parliament of the World’s Religions

Fri, 02/24/2023 - 11:31am
Towards a Global Ethic

Nankana Sahib

Tue, 02/21/2023 - 4:05pm
My Spiritual Travelog