BY CHERYL CHAN, THE PROVINCE OCTOBER 9, 2013
For most of her life, Kamlesh Ahir has been trying to escape the caste system that’s defined her from birth.
She went to university, abandoned her religion, and, in 1994, left India for Canada, a new land offering a fresh start.
Or so she...
Stephen Hawking: doctors offered to turn off life support 27 years ago
By Hayley Dixon2:57PM BST 28 Jul 2013
Professor Stephen Hawking was once so close to death that doctors had offered to switch off his life-support machine, but his wife refused.
In a new film, the renowned physicist...
Man’s earliest ancestors lived nearly 2 million years ago
Sep 9, 2011- First Post
London: Palaeontologists have unearthed the remains of a primitive ape-like creature which they believe could be the man’s earliest ancestor that lived almost two million years ago.
The hominin, named...
May 7, 2011
What Red Cross does now, Bhai Kanhaiya used to do 200 years ago
As the world celebrates International Red Cross Day today, Sikh bodies and state govt seek recognition of his services
Naveen S Garewal
Tribune News Service
The preacher of philanthropy
Bhai Kanhaiya, a disciple...
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A study by a University of Manchester historian has cast doubt on the widespread belief that the Victorians and Edwardians were prudes who had few sexual freedoms.
Sexual freedoms of long ago tamed by modern times
It was advent of...
In this modern, funny and futuristic play, Trial by Mischief by Bahadur Tejani, a new Sikh immigrant from India to America takes on the mighty American establishment and scores 6-0.
The American medical, legal, military, academic, religious and musical establishments take over his name, his...
The Sikh employees of Wolverhampton Transport Committee have won their battle to wear their turbans while working on the town's buses. The committee decided today to lift its ban after a last-minute intervention by the Department of Employment and Productivity...
There is a need to understand the real mission of the Khalsa army led by Banda Singh Bahadur as we celebrate the first Khalsa victory 300 years ago on 26 November, 1709.
To quote Dr Sangat Singh, writing about the Khalsa victory at Samana, “In his first major action, he [Banda Singh...
Baba Buddha ji
Baba Buddha ji was a most venerated primal figure of early Sikhism, was born on 6 October 1506 at the village of Katthu Nangal, 18 km northeast of Amritsar (31° 36'N, 74° - 50'E). After some time the family settled down in Dhalla village not far away...