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Playing a soft-spoken Sikh cab driver in his latest movie, Sir Ben Kingsley has described the feeling of the turban on his head as "really gratifying" and termed the discrimination and racial abuse faced by the community in the US as "totally regrettable".



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The community moved to Italy in the 1990s.

Pessina Cremonese in northern Italy is known for its hard Grana Padano cheese. But unlike other cheeses that might be made by the locals of the area, this cheese at least depends on an unusual community of immigrants: Sikhs.

A...
By Doctor Kamal S. Kalsi, MD, Major, United States Army.

Death is not the enemy… I am many things, but on a good day, I’m an ER doc. Last night I took care of a patient that had been bed bound in a nursing facility for at least the last 7 years. She had bed sores the size of my hand....
In 1892 at Stanford University, an 18-year-old student was struggling to pay his fees. He was an orphan, and not knowing where to turn for money, he came up with a bright idea. He and a friend decided to host a musical concert on campus to raise money for their education....
Oh well its here, the final night, the house is clean, there is an air of extreme sadness in the house, in the end, I had to get out and come here to the shop, Sian has shed a tear or two, me, I have no more tears left to shed, I have actually got the point where I can't really feel anything, or...
Sikh Channel (SC) interviewed Harjit Singh Sajjan (HS) about the Komagata Maru apology given by P.M. Justin Trudeau. His responses are very inspiring especially as he gives a message to the youth.

SC: "What is your message to the Sikh youth?"

HS: "I would say that anything is...
Komagata Maru tragedy remembered

This article is part of community-wide centennial celebrations honouring the building of the National Historic Site Gur Sikh Temple (est. 1911). These centenary celebrations bring to the forefront the efforts of those first Sikh pioneers who helped to build our...
The formal apology was offered Wednesday for the 1914 incident that saw 356 Indian ship passengers refused entry into Canada.

OTTAWA—There’s a Punjabi phrase shouted to give thanks for victories: the truth will always prevail. So as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau concluded his formal...
Iran was a secure country so, they started to do business in Iran.

Iran is a predominantly a Muslim populated country. The majority of the population that lives here are Muslims. In fact, Islam is the official religion of Islam. But there’s a lot more that Iran has to offer in terms of its...
Noted Indian American attorney Harmeet Kaur Dhillon has been elected as the newest national committee woman of the Republican National Committee. Dhillon, who was born in Chandigarh, and is a Sikh, got elected at the California Republican Party convention, on Sunday. She was earlier the vice...
Alone again, at last, for the first time in 22 years, the screaming has stopped, everything is peaceful, for 22 years, in order to atone for my life then, I have invited people into my life, into my head, and I have given them everything, that is not to say, I suffered any loss, I gave freely...
My earlier post on Sikhs, entitled “How Sikhs Made Me Who I Am”, was unplanned. I originally attempted to write on how the early days of Sikhism can produce a paradigm for interfaith work, but the result...
This post is part one of a 2-part series of my reflection on Sikhism in the wake of the August 5th, 2012 shooting in Wisconsin. I intended to only write one article (on the topic of part 2), but as I wrote, this is what came.

After the tragic shooting at a gurudwara in Wisconsin on...
I don't have a lot of info on this story only that as posted by user Gurpreet Singh Saini "These singhnis were part of the fauj for 4-5 years now and all the sudden these goons told em not to participate in the nagar kirtan without giving them reason ." and "I talked to Bhain Parminder Kaur...
The Emperor Babur was the grandson of Tamerlane (Timur The Lame) who is chiefly remembered in history for the sacking of the Great City of Samarkand which lay along the ancient Silk Road stretching from Constantinople to China. In the sack of Samarkand over 700,000 inhabitants of the City...
Urban Dictionary defines Femme Fatale as “a woman with both intelligence and sex appeal that uses these skills to manipulate poor helpless men into doing what she wants. May cause death.” Keeping in line with this concept, the women highlighted in Caitlin Albritton's "Femme Visuale" series...
April 14, 2016 by Inderjeet Singh

Shaikh Farid (1173-1265), the great Sufi mystic and teacher, the first recorded poet in the Punjabi language was born in the month of Ramadan in the year 1173AD/569 AH at a place near Multan called...
I have a dream , an unusual one.

I want to travel to canada, settle there, and marry a man , when infact I am a man myself
Since my country has no legal, family or social support for gay men, I find it very hard to survive here . It seems like my only options in this backward country are...
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