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  1. Aman Singh

    Khalsa Aid Sikh Charity Praised For Helping Stranded UK Travellers

    London: A UK-based Sikh charity has won widespread praise for taking proactive action in distributing bottles of water to passengers stranded at a UK border crossing over the weekend. Khalsa Aid volunteers swung into action when they heard the news of huge traffic pile-ups at the Port of...
  2. Aman Singh

    General Two Emperors In The Same Mould

    THERE is a remarkable similarity in the lives of Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1780-1839) and Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821). They dominated the East and the West in the later part of the eighteenth and the beginning of the nineteenth century. Pitted, ironically, against the same arch rival, the...
  3. Aman Singh

    UK British Sikh Report-2016

    57% of British Sikhs want to stay in the EU, according to the British Sikh Report. British Sikhs also give £125 million & 65 million volunteer hours to charity each year. The British Sikh Report (BSR) is the only strategic document of its kind, aimed at governmental bodies and national...
  4. Aman Singh

    French Honor For British Sikh

    Kartar Lalvani, the Indian-origin founder of Vitabiotics, the largest vitamins company by sales in the UK, has been conferred an honorary professorship of University of Franche-Comte, one of the oldest universities in Europe, for his work in the field of dermatology. The post, only the second...
  5. aristotle

    Arts/Society 'The Singh Project': British Photographers Celebrate Identity Of Sikh Men

    Thanks to a Kickstarter campaign, two British photographers are able to put on an exhibit that celebrates the identity of the modern Sikh man. Last month, U.K. photographers Amit and Naroop posted the campaign for their photo series The Singh Project, a collection of 35 photographs of...
  6. Ishna

    UK British Girl Gets Jail For Attacking Elderly Sikh Man

    Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Updated: May 10, 2014 18:22 IST NDTV London: The British teenaged girl who attacked an 80-year-old Sikh pensioner in a city centre in Britain's Coventry last year has been jailed for two years by the Warwick crown court. Coral Millerchip, 20, attacked...
  7. aristotle

    Heritage The "turban Fortress": Exhibition On At The Leicester Museum!

    This turban is known as a Dastar Boonga (ਦਸਤਾਰ ਬੂੰਗਾ) or turban fortress, which is a type distinct to the Sikh warrior tradition. Its tall conical structure is very much like a tower or fortress and made it effective in battle, protecting both the hair and head from sword blows. It is tied by...
  8. Harry Haller

    India The Many British Connections To Massacres Of Sikhs

    <TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width="100%" border=0> <TBODY> <TR> <TD id=tdTextContent class=DetailedSummary> Murky British connections to the Indian government's attack on the Golden Temple in Amritsar in 1984 have fuelled demands for full disclosure in UK and India. Prime Minister David...
  9. aristotle

    UK British Sikh School Teacher In Job Row

    London: A British Sikh head of a school has alleged that he was pushed out of his post by the school's Muslim governors for opposing their move to ban sex education classes and allow only halal food. Balwant Bains claimed he was made to sign a non-disclosure agreement preventing him from...
  10. aristotle

    UK British PM Orders Probe Into Thatcher Link To Operation Bluestar (UPDATED)

    LONDON: British Prime Minister David Cameron has directed his cabinet secretary to establish the facts behind claims that Margaret Thatcher's government may have helped Indira Gandhi plan Operation Bluestar in 1984. Labour MP Tom Watson and Lord Indarjit Singh had demanded an explanation...
  11. spnadmin

    Supernatural The Truth IS Out There: British Scientists Claim To Have Found Proof Of Alien Life

    The truth IS out there: British scientists claim to have found proof of alien life Life on Mars? No, say scientists, it’s floating 27km above Tom Mendelsohn...
  12. spnadmin

    UK Why Are Main British Political Parties Competing For The Sikh Vote (Opinion) ?

    Why are the main British political parties competing for the Sikh vote? 19 September 2013 http://www.sikhsiyasat.net/2013/09/20/why-are-the-main-british-political-parties-competing-for-the-sikh-vote-sikh-federation-uk/
  13. spnadmin

    UK British Town Warwick’s First Sikh Mayor Sworn-in

    British town Warwick’s first Sikh mayor sworn-in http://www.indianexpress.com/news/british-town-warwicks-first-sikh-mayor-swornin/1123544/ A Sikh man has been elected as the first Indian-origin mayor of the "historic" Warwick town in Britain's West Midlands region. Prabhjit Singh...
  14. Aman Singh

    Heritage Battle Of Chillianwala - The Battle That Shook The British Army

    The following are excerpts from a neutral source- "The Battle of Chillianwala fought on 13 January 1849 is, however, one odd exception and stands out as a battle in which the British failed to defeat their opponents despite having the advantages of weight of numbers, ideal weather and terrain...
  15. Archived_Member16

    UK Persecuted Minorities Of India Make Their Voices Heard In The British Parliament

    Persecuted Minorities of India Make Their Voices Heard In The British Parliament House of Commons Debate on The Death Penalty and Human Rights Violations in India By: Gurpreet Kaur, Sikh24 LONDON, UK (March 1, 2013)–The Kesri Lehar petition asking for the Abolition of the Death...
  16. SukhmeetSingh Guruwada

    Head Of British Sikh Association Attacks Kirpan

    In the original article we stated that Rami Ranger asked for the Kirpan to be dropped as a Kakkar. In our correspondences with Mr. Ranger he has clarified that he believes that the Kirpan should not be more than 3 inches (to our understanding be believes this limitation should apply in all...
  17. P

    Controversial British People Pull Some Extreme Disrespect And Beadbi Near Southall Gurdwara

    here's the picture http://img210.imageshack.us/img210/4587/drunkracism.jpg here are the profiles https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1190479023 and some of the other profiles https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1330359415 https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1640180730 here are...
  18. P

    Help! Im A White British Guy With A Sikh Girlfriend

    Okay so first of all i want to say i hope i don't offend anyone with this post, that's not why i'm here. My story: Im a 20 year old white british guy, my girlfriend is a 17 year old sikh. We have been going out for over a year now and her familiy do not know i exist, I am madly in love with her...
  19. Aman Singh

    UK Why No Sikh Regiment In The British Army?

    Thoughts shared from an email by an anonymous SPN'er...
  20. Archived_Member16

    Canada Canadian Sikh Assumes Command Of British Columbia Regiment

    Canadian Sikh Assumes Command of British Columbia Regiment Lt.-Col. Harjit Singh Sajjan Vancouver (September 12, 2011): The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) offers its congratulations to Lt.-Col. Harjit Singh Sajjan for becoming the first Canadian Sikh to assume command of...
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