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About Half a Million Kansas State Students can now learn about Sikhism

Fri, 01/13/2023 - 1:16am
Kansas became the 14th state in the Midwestern United States to incorporate Sikhism into its social studies curriculum. This historic decision comes nearly a week after the Indiana Board of Education approved to incorporate Sikhism as a subject in five distinct locations in Indiana state standards on March 4, 2020.

A Tale of Solidarity: Orangevale Residents support Sikh Temple after Racist Vandalism

Fri, 01/13/2023 - 1:04am
According to the most recent Federal Bureau of Investigations report of 2020, anti-Sikh violence in the United States has increased by 200 %

19th Century Gurdwara Being Restored To Its Original Magnificence

Fri, 01/13/2023 - 12:33am
Gurudwara Chowa Sahib, located near river Jhelum in Pakistan, commemorates the site where Guru Nanak Dev Ji stopped on his way from Tilla Jogian. The 19th Century Sikh shrine re-opened after years of partition in 2019 and is being restored to its original magnificence.

Wilmot's Gurudwara plays Good Samaritan :Offers Food care Boxes to International Students during Self-isolation

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 11:54pm
As per a report in 2020, a total of 450 food care boxes were made by the Kitchener-Waterloo Gurudwara.

Why were UK Sikh doctors protesting in 2020?

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 11:44pm
According to the Sikh Doctors Association (SDA), at least five Sikh doctors have been pulled from their regular shifts in NHS hospitals.

Uplifting Community Harmony and Spirit: The Sikh Holla Mohalla Festival in Smethwick

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 11:33pm
In Smethwick town of England, a colourful display of martial arts by Sikhs helped in raising the spirits of the community.

The U.S. Navy regulations updates religious headgear in uniforms, allows Sikhs to wear turbans

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 10:46pm
In 2020, the updated U.S. Navy’s religious accommodations policy cited that Sikh sailors can wear turbans. This was followed by the Air Force’s decision to do the same in early February of the same year. Earlier, religious head coverings such as Muslim hijabs and Jewish kippahs were permitted because they did not interfere with uniform covers.

The Largest Blood Drive in Canada :Sikh Nation Breaks Records

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 10:36pm
They worked with Canadian Blood Services to raise awareness of the dire situation the Canadian health care system has been in due to blood shortage.

The First-ever Sikh Female Prison Officer in Hong Kong

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 10:11pm
She stated that no other government position permitted her to keep her hair during training. It was only CSD who permitted it.

Spreading Joy: Bhangra And Bagpipes Unite Canadian Neighbors During Pandemic

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 10:07pm
The amalgamation of uplifting music and bhangra moves by Gurdeep Pandher and Jordan Lincez left many on the internet with cheerfully surprising and satisfied smiles.

Solidarity lessons: Sikh Genocide to Black Lives Matter

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 9:19pm
The atrocities that occurred in June 1984 and led to the killings of tens of thousands of Sikhs have left an indelible mark on the collective memory of members of the Sikh Diaspora.

Sikhs stand tall amid the harsh lockdown blows; Bangla Sahib serves 40,000 meals amid lockdown

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 9:06pm
As per a news report, the Delhi-based Gurudwara Bangla Sahib prepared and served food to more than 40,000 people across the capital city of India

Sikhs around the World: Feeding thousands of Elderly and People in self-isolation with home-cooked meals

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 8:37pm
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sikh community in Sydney, Australia organized a food donation program for the elders who were stuck at their homes under self-isolation. They contributed around 4,000 Australian dollars to the initiative with the intent to serve those in need.

Sikh Soup Kitchen feeds Homeless during COVID-19 threat

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 8:26pm
Despite the threat of coronavirus, a Sikh soup kitchen in Birmingham continued to serve the homeless.

Sikh Afghans face Atrocities in their Homeland

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 7:52pm
‍The fate of the few hundred Sikhs who still live in Afghanistan, almost all of whom reside in Kabul, is now in jeopardy.

Seva: Fighting Isolation and Anxiety the Sikh way

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 7:46pm
Hundreds of Sikh communities risked their lives to aid individuals afflicted by COVID-19 in accordance with the foundational Sikh principle, Seva.

Maharaja Ranjit Singh: The Greatest Leader of All Time

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 7:38pm
According to the results of a poll conducted by BBC, Maharaja Ranjit Singh was the most influential world leader.

L-FRESH redevelops love for the Punjabi language; celebrates his roots

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 6:40am
Sukhdeep Singh is proud of his Sikh background, and the name Sukhdeep Singh, which translates to "Lion," was chosen for him as an artist as a tribute to that heritage.

Instagram & Facebook block, and then unblock #Sikh in 2020

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 5:57am
Sikh politicians, musicians, and celebrities started using the two sites as hashtags in tweets and posts to voice their displeasure with what they perceived to be discriminatory behavior.

How Amritsar’s Golden Temple will restore your Faith in Humanity

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 5:09am
It is uncommon to take a getaway of any kind – whether it be overnight, for a long weekend, or long haul – without first thoroughly researching the food alternatives available at the destination. This is because food has become such an important element of our holiday plans and decisions. It is also something to keep in mind when selecting a wellness retreat or resort.