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  1. aristotle

    Nature US Based EcoSikh Urges Sikhs To Fight Climate Change

    Washington: Ahead of the Sep 23 UN Climate Summit in New York, Washington-based environmental organisation, EcoSikh has asked Sikhs to strengthen their connection to the Sikh faith through environmentalism and expand their political voice. "We want to inspire the Sikh community to take...
  2. Inderjeet Kaur

    USA Used Music For Social Change, Pete Seeger Dies At 94

    Folk Legend and Activist Pete Seeger Dies at 94 by Cliff Weathers http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/folk-legend-and-activist-pete-seeger-dies-94?akid=11451.77236.SswECI&rd=1&src=newsletter952286&t=14 The banjo-playing troubadour was blacklisted during the McCarthy era for his...
  3. arshdeep88

    "Prayers" Do They Really Change Things ?and For What Shall We Pray?

    Sat Sri Akal to all Spn family Members. I hope all of you are in Chardikalha and in Good health. :) Few days back one Internet Forum which was asking people to pray for 4 persons missing made me helpless and wonder a lot of things in my mind.I was helpless as i couldn't pray.The question in...
  4. Harkiran Kaur

    Arts/Society Hollow Vengeance

    Just wondering your thoughts on this... Hollow Vengeance Why four hangings won't change India's horrific culture of rape and torture. by Malika Kaur Original Article Link: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/09/13/hollow_vengeance_india_delhi_rape Death penalty for sexual...
  5. Archived_Member16

    India Experts Say India's Rapid Social Change Plays Role In Gang Rapes, And Nation's Fury Over Them

    Experts say India's rapid social change plays role in gang rapes, and nation's fury over them By Katy Daigle, The Associated PressSeptember 2, 2013 7:00 AM FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 23, 2013 file photo, protesters shield themselves as Indian police beat them with sticks during a...
  6. spnadmin

    Nature Africa Will Starve And Asia Will Drown In 30 Years Due To Climate Change

    There are two articles starting the thread. The first is a synopsis of climate change impact on developing countries predicted by the World Bank. The second article gives some background on the report itself, summarizing the agricultural data the World Bank analyzed. About the image: Immature...
  7. spnadmin

    How Religions Change Their Mind

    How religions change their mind By William Kremer http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22250412 Once upon a time, animal sacrifice was an important part of Hindu life, Catholic priests weren't celibate and visual depictions of the Prophet Muhammad were part of Islamic art. And soon some...
  8. Archived_Member16

    Canada Killer's Family Gave Him Money For Fake ID, Raised Cash For Surgery To Change Fingerprints

    Killer's family gave him money for fake ID, raised cash for surgery to change fingerprints Crown asks for at least 17 years in jail for teen's killer Vancouver Sun - March 28, 2013 5:13 AM Overcome with grief, Madhu Randhawa, the mother of murdered Poonam Randhawa, gets some...
  9. Archived_Member16

    Opinion Could The Sikh Leadership Be Inspired By This? The Change Upon Christ’s Rock

    Could the Sikh leadership be inspired by this?: The Change Upon Christ’s Rock By JAMES MARTIN - The New York Times - February 11, 2013 BENEDICT XVI’s resignation might be the most unexpected papal decision since the convening of the Second Vatican Council in the early 1960s — which came...
  10. findingmyway

    United Sikhs ACT NOW- BE THE CHANGE TO BRING THE CHANGE! Your Support Can Transform The Outlook Of Future Gener

    ACT NOW- BE THE CHANGE TO BRING THE CHANGE!!! Your Support can transform the outlook of future generation towards SIKHS For California Residents - Sign the petition to add Sikhism to school curriculum California, USA...
  11. Archived_Member16

    World 'Active' Tolerance Vital During Times Of Extraordinary Change, UN Officials Say

    'Active' tolerance vital during times of extraordinary change, UN officials say 16 November 2011 –Top United Nations officials stressed today the importance of practising active tolerance at a time when the world is undergoing unprecedented economic and political changes, and called for...
  12. D

    Do You Believe Anna Movement Will Effect Change In The Current Political System In India?

    Sat Sri Akal ji. Whats your view on this ? There are fanatic views spread by Congress people on TV that this is a ploy of RSS or BJP to destabilize the government. The Law that is being asked for by Anna team is on the lines of ICAC in Hong Kong. It has transformed that country by putting...
  13. R

    India Govt Cannot Change Purpose Of Acquired Land: SC

    Land acquired by the government or its instrumentalities for a specific public purpose cannot be changed and transferred to private individuals or corporate bodies, the Supreme Court has held. A bench of justices G S Singhvi and Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya said though government enjoys...
  14. spnadmin

    Sikh Coalition Sikh Advocates Ready To Make Change

    [ http://www.youtube.com/user/SikhCoalition#p/u/0/9dMXiMQZ8jU ] Sikh Advocates Ready to Make Change July 18, 2011 (Washington, DC) – The Sikh Coalition has successfully graduated its first class from the inaugural Sikh Advocate Academy, a groundbreaking initiative designed to create a...
  15. spnadmin

    India SGPC Fails To Convince Golden Temple Look-alike To Change Structure

    AMRITSAR: Three years after construction of a Golden Temple look-alike — Gurdwara Mastuana — which raised a storm in the community, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has not been able to get structural changes made in the gurdwara, situated at Barnala—Sangrur road, despite...
  16. spnadmin

    India Religion Forces Change In Bill (Re: Slaughter Of Animals)

    Religion has forced environment ministry to alter its animal welfare bill, 2011. The environment ministry has changed the provision which could have made ritualistic slaughter of animals for food by different religious groups -halal by Muslims, jhatka by Hindus or Sikhs and kosher by Jews - an...
  17. spnadmin

    Pacific Wind Of Change Put Growers In The Money

    KIRPAL HUSNA, a third-generation Sikh farmer from Woolgoolga, has thought about getting out of bananas many times. He did so five years ago, escaping a torturous slump caused by oversupply, by diversifying into avocados and custard apples just a few cruel months before cyclone Larry changed...
  18. spnadmin

    India A Ste(e)p Change

    by SHEVETA BHATIA When city-based Lalit Singh decided to learn Bharatanatyam and Kathak at the age of 14, it was no easy decision for the Sikh, who had to battle age-old stigmas. “I was told that it’s a girls’ domain and that it did not pay. Relatives looked down upon me and friends mocked...
  19. spnadmin

    Religious Leaders Say Climate Change Is A Moral Challenge

    SHE may be an atheist but Julia Gillard is receiving divine intervention from religious leaders who support her carbon tax. Representatives from all major religions met politicians in Canberra yesterday to discuss climate change action - and they were not praising Catholic Tony Abbott's plan...
  20. findingmyway

    Politics Democracy By Force

    The definition of democracy according to dictionary.com is "Government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system." By definition democracy is the will of the...
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