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  1. aristotle

    General Jammu-Kashmir Flood Victims Praise Sikh Community For Relief Efforts

    Hundreds of flood-victims in Jammu and Kashmir who found shelter at various gurdwaras across the the state are grateful to the Sikh community for their contribution in the rescue efforts. Abdul Rasheed has been staying in Gurudwara Shaheed Bunga for past 17 days ever since he along with his...
  2. Ishna

    Pacific Domestic Bliss: Combatting Domestic Violence In The Sikh Community [video]

    Published on Jul 18, 2014 Combatting Domestic Violence in the Sikh Community A project of Boronia Multicultural Services and The National Sikh Council of Australia <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/6M_0OVvvQ3w" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> An...
  3. Ishna

    Pacific Inside The Temple Of Perth's Growing Sikh Community

    Inside the temple of Perth's growing Sikh community 720 ABC Perth By John McGlue and Emma Wynne Perth's Sikh community continues to grow, with up to 500 people going to the temple in Canning Vale every week. 720 ABC Perth's John McGlue visited for Sunday prayers with Sikh association...
  4. aristotle

    S Asia Pakistani Sikh Community Protests Against Desecration Of Guru Granth Sahib

    The joint opposition in the Senate had been in the middle of a press conference when the protesters entered the premises by breaking through the gate, despite a heavy contingent of police personnel being present at the location. Taken aback by the demonstration, the senators abandoned the press...
  5. aristotle

    Canada Racist Anti-immigration Flyers Single Out Sikh Community In Brampton

    In Brampton, set to launch Sikh Heritage Month on Friday, residents a stone’s throw from city hall were shocked this week to find on their doorsteps anti-immigration flyers highlighting the Sikh community. “Racism is real; it’s still here. People have the fallacy that it’s ended and stopped...
  6. Harry Haller

    Canada Sikh Community Gets Gift-of-life Plea At Vaisakhi Parade

    The streets of Surrey, B.C., were lined with tens of thousands of people for the city's Vaisakhi Parade Saturday, and amid the the day's food booths and other festivities, one group was trying to reach the South Asian community with a serious message. Instead of giving things away in the...
  7. aristotle

    National Sikh Campaign Launched To Tackle Misconceptions About The Community

    NEW YORK: Sikhs in the US have launched the National Sikh Campaign to tackle the growing misperceptions of Sikhism since 9/11 and highlight the contribution of Sikh Americans to America. The decision was taken by business and community leaders across the country gathered at Willard...
  8. aristotle

    S Asia Sikh Gunned Down In NW Pakistan, Community Members Hold Protest

    Pakistani Sikhs held protest against the killing of a hakeem (doctor) from the minority community in the country's restive northwestern Khyber- Pakhtunkhwa province. Incidents like abduction and killing of the community members are "part of the deteriorating law and order situation in...
  9. spnadmin

    Opinion Balbir Singh Sodhi’s Turban At Smithsonian Exhibition:A Reminder Of Discrimination

    Balbir Singh Sodhi’s turban on mannequin at Smithsonian exhibition reminder of discrimination community has faced By Deepak Chitnis http://www.americanbazaaronline.com/2014/02/26/balbir-singh-sodhis-turban-mannequin-smithsonian-exhibition-reminder-discrimination-community-faced/...
  10. spnadmin

    World Sikhs Embraced By Hawke's Bay Community

    Sikhs embraced by Hawke's Bay community By Anna Ferrick http://www.nzherald.co.nz/hawkes-bay-today/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503462&objectid=11198526 Baljit Singh, secretary of the Hastings Sikh Temple, says in the 25 years he has been in Hawke's Bay he has not experienced any racism...
  11. spnadmin

    Canada Huddersfield Sikh Community Leader Bakhshish Singh Bhullar Dies

    Huddersfield Sikh community leader Bakhshish Singh Bhullar dies by Andrew Hirst http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/huddersfield-sikh-community-leader-bakhshish-6557710 One of the founding members of Huddersfield’s Sikh community has died. Bakhshish Singh Bhullar, 88...
  12. spnadmin

    Jainism Jains Included As A Minority Community Under Section 2(c) Of The NCM Act, 1992

    Jains included as a minority community under Section 2(c) of the NCM Act, 1992 http://nvonews.com/2014/01/21/jains-included-as-a-minority-community-under-section-2c-of-the-ncm-act-1992/ New Delhi: The Union Cabinet today gave its approval forinclusion of Jains as a minority under Section 2...
  13. aristotle

    India Bihar Chief Minister Refuses To Cover Head In Gurdwara, Irks Sikh Community

    Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has stoked a controversy after he refused to cover his barehead inside a gurudwara on Thursday evening. Nitish had gone to Bal Leela Gurudwara to inaugurate a six-storied rest house. Nitish was accorded a grand reception by the Sikh community at his visit to the gurudwara...
  14. spnadmin

    Gurus Guru Gobind Singh’s Concept Of Alternative Community

    Guru Gobind Singh’s Concept of Alternative Community Dr J Jayan http://sikhinstitute.org/jan_2011/6-jjayan.html Guru Gobind Singh’s philosophy creates the dynamic spirit in the Sikh community. He changes the existing social norms on the basis of moral values and he empowers the people...
  15. aristotle

    SALDEF SALDEF Awarded For TSA Community Partnership

    WASHINGTON DC (December 14, 2013) SALDEF, the nation’s oldest Sikh American civil rights organization, received the first ever Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Community Partnership Award presented at TSA’s Annual Coalition Conference held at the Ronald Reagan Washington National...
  16. spnadmin

    History Rare Photographs’ Display: Sikh Community And Culture Presented In Vibrant Colour

    Rare photographs’ display: Sikh community and culture presented in vibrant colour By Maryam Usman http://tribune.com.pk/story/642293/rare-photographs-display-sikh-community-and-culture-presented-in-vibrant-colour/ The book has been illustrated with photographs by Syed Javaid Kazi, an...
  17. Archived_Member16

    India MP Govt's Order To Introduce Gita In Madrassas Triggers Storm In Muslim Community

    MP govt's order to introduce Gita in madrassas triggers storm in Muslim community Manjari Mishra, TNN | Aug 5, 2013, 09.57 PM IST JABALPUR: Madhya Pradesh's BJP-run government has ordered state-funded schools and even madrassas to introduce stories from the Bhagwad Gita in junior classes...
  18. spnadmin

    Canada Sikh Community Reaches Out To Serve In Aftermath Of Calgary Floods

    Sikh Community reaches out to serve in aftermath of Calgary Floods CALGARY: The Sikh community of Calgary and the World Sikh Organization of Canada have been reaching out to serve in the aftermath of severe flooding in the city. Thousands of Calgary residents were forced to evacuate after...
  19. Tejwant Singh

    Christianity Christian Group Apologizes To Gay Community

    Christian group apologizes to gay community By DAVID CRARY | Associated Press – 1 hr 17 mins ago The president of a leading Christian ministry dedicated to helping gays repress their sexual urges through prayer has apologized to the gay community and says the group is shutting down. Alan...
  20. Archived_Member16

    India Ban Tattoos If Found Hurting A Religious Community

    Ban tattoos if found hurting a religious community Harish Dido - Merinews - 18 June 2013 The Sikh clergy has decided against accepting an apology from those tattooing the verses from the Gurbani (holy verses) or even Ek Onkar (first words in Guru Granth Sahib - the holy book of Sikhs)...
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