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Amar Singh:The London Underground train guard who fought to wear his Turban

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 12:27am
Multiculturalism is one of the strongest attributes of London. It is estimated that one-third of those living in London were not born in the United Kingdom. While walking around the city, one can hear more than 200 languages. This multiculturalism has not only enriched the capital economy of London but also contributed significantly to its culture and gastronomy. It has been a major factor in elevating its status as one of the best cities. However, things haven’t been all rosy and easy for those who now call London their home.

Activists urge to save Afghan Sikhs and Hindus from Genocide

Wed, 01/11/2023 - 11:08pm
Four-year-old Tanya Kaur told her father, Harinder Singh, that she wanted to wear some new clothes to the gurudwara that day. Just a few hours later, Singh watched her, along with his wife and father, succumb to gunshot wounds. He recalled that she kept on shouting, “ Save me, Daddy! Save me, Daddy!”

A Sikh Mother who stood up against Bullying in California

Wed, 01/11/2023 - 11:00pm
When Sukhvir Kaur's oldest son, Anmol, a resident of Visalia in California and an immigrant from India, asked, “Mom, do I look different?”, she knew something was wrong. For a while, he refrained from going into further detail. However, later, he told his mother that his classmates had been constantly bullying him, calling him names, and making fun of his patka, a head covering worn by Sikh males.

22-Year-old Gursoch Kaur becomes the first turban police officer in the NYPD

Wed, 01/11/2023 - 10:49pm
The NYPD has somewhat less than 2,000 Sikh police officers, ten of whom are women, but just one, Gursoch, wears a turban. Gursoch Kaur, a 22-year-old Indian-American, is the first Sikh woman in the NYPD to wear a turban. After graduating from the New York Police Academy, she was the first turban-wearing recruit to join the police. There are slightly under 2,000 Sikh police officers in the NYPD, ten of whom are women, but only one, Gursoch, wears a turban.

The Skipping Sikh’ Urges People To Stay Active Amid COVID-19 Spread

Wed, 01/11/2023 - 10:20pm
During the coronavirus lockdown, a grandfather who has been given the nickname, 'The Skipping Sikh' encouraged folks to pick up a rope and keep exercising. Rajinder Singh, 73, is complying with the UK lockdown, but he, like others his age, self-isolated at home to slow the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

The First Virtue of Japji Sahib

Wed, 01/11/2023 - 7:50am
An exploration of Sat or Truth by Guruka Singh

From the Creator of "Allegory -A Tapestry of Guru Nanaks Travels" Amardeep Singh

Mon, 01/09/2023 - 7:20am
As part of The SikhNet Scholar Series

Sikhism in the West

Fri, 01/06/2023 - 12:56pm
A Tidal Wave


Tue, 01/03/2023 - 2:20pm
Heritage Hamlets of the Sikhs, Kashmir 6

A Malayan Sikh's adventurous filled journey into the Royal Hussars.

Fri, 12/30/2022 - 4:50pm
An Amazing Story of Trooper Pakhar Singh

-- Philosophy of Mohyal Brahmins Akin to Sikhi ---

Fri, 12/30/2022 - 3:54pm
Center of Origin of Mohyal Brahmins

India’s Army Border Clash with China’s People Liberation Army

Fri, 12/30/2022 - 3:23pm
A 45-minute clash between Indian and Chinese armies took place over a border dispute near Yangtze on Dec 9, 2022. 


Fri, 12/30/2022 - 1:18pm

Practicing, Studying, and Writing on Sikhi. 

Fri, 12/30/2022 - 12:09pm
The next lecture in our SikhNet Scholar Series will be with Dr Simran Jeet Singh

A Holiday Gift from SikhNet to YOU...

Wed, 12/28/2022 - 1:14pm
A beautiful 2023 calendar from SikhNet with gorgeous images, quotes and Gurpurbs. 

2023 Gurpurb Calendar from SikhNet

Wed, 12/28/2022 - 1:00pm
A 2023 calendar for YOU from SikhNet with gorgeous images, inspiring quotes and Gurpurbs.

Inspiring Life of Guru Gobind Singh Ji

Wed, 12/28/2022 - 11:45am
He is lovingly revered as “Sarbans Daani” – one who willingly sacrificed his whole family.

The Origin and Growth of Sikhism

Thu, 12/22/2022 - 12:56pm
Despite being the youngest religion, it is the world’s fifth largest religion with over 26 million followers and it is still growing.


Mon, 12/19/2022 - 11:44am
Celebrate Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Maharaj's 356th Gurpurab together for this 8 hour Kirtan Darbar LIVE online on Dec 25th.

Srinagar ( Sri Nagara / Pandrethan / Parihaspora)

Fri, 12/16/2022 - 9:54am
( Heritage Hamlets Of the Sikhs Kashmir -5 )