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  1. Inderjeet Kaur

    Canada India Banned The Caste System 60 Years Ago, But It Lives On For Many In Metro Vancouver

    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...
  2. Tejwant Singh

    SciTech Stephen Hawking: Doctors Offered To Turn Off Life Support 27 Years Ago

    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...
  3. Archived_Member16

    Nature Man’s Earliest Ancestors Lived Nearly 2 Million Years Ago

    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...
  4. Archived_Member16

    India What Red Cross Does Now, Bhai Kanhaiya Used To Do 200 Years Ago

    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...
  5. spnadmin

    Sexual Freedoms Of Long Ago Tamed By Modern Times

    Brought to our attention by forum leader findingmyway ji. :) 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...
  6. spnadmin

    Arts/Society "Trial By Mischief" NRI Sikh Immigrant Takes On USA And Scores 6-0

    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...
  7. spnadmin

    Sikh Busmen Win Battle To Wear Turbans (31 Years Ago, The Guardian Archives)

    WOLVERHAMPTON, WEDNESDAY 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...
  8. spnadmin

    SciTech Who Occupied India 74,000 Years Ago? How Did They Get There?

    YouTube - The Incredible Human Journey - EP4: Into Australia (2/6)
  9. Admin

    300 Years Ago: First Khalsa Victory

    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...
  10. K

    Baba Budha Ji - Born 500 Years Ago

    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...