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  1. Inderjeet Kaur

    UK The World Must 'wake Up' To The Scale Of The Crisis In Northern Iraq

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/the-world-must-wake-up-to-the-scale-of-the-crisis-in-northern-iraq-warns-british-aid-worker-9687849.html The international community must "wake up" to the "vast scale" of the humanitarian crisis in northern Iraq, a British aid worker has...
  2. Archived_Member16

    India SGPC Heading Towards A Crisis?

    SGPC heading towards a crisis? Perneet Singh/TNS Legal Tangle: - The newly elected SGPC House is caught in a legal tangle over the Sehajdhari issue - The case is delaying the formation of the executive body of the SGPC House - The delay also may affect the SGPC budget, which has...
  3. spnadmin

    A Sikh American's Identity Crisis

    by Simran Jeet Singh Sometimes, I'm not totally sure who I am. Not in the crazy, lost my mind kind of way. And not in the spiritual or philosophical kind of way either. What I mean is that I don't always know how to categorize myself. New Yorker? American? Indian? Punjabi? Texan...
  4. K

    Christianity Christians In China: Is The Country In Spiritual Crisis?

    More people go to church on Sunday in China than in the whole of Europe. Many of China's churches are overflowing, as the number of Christians in the country multiplies. In the past, repression drove people to convert - is the cause now rampant capitalism? It is impossible to say how many...
  5. Archived_Member16

    World G-7 Leaders Discuss Debt Crisis After U.S. Credit Downgrade

    August 7, 2011 G-7 Leaders Discuss Debt Crisis After U.S. Credit Downgrade By MARI YAMAGUCHI 08/ 7/11 07:19 AM ET - Associated Press TOKYO -- The world's leading economies on Sunday urgently discussed the stability of financial markets after a historic U.S. credit downgrade rattled...
  6. Tejwant Singh

    World In Perspective: Jon Meacham On The Crisis In Egypt

    In Perspective: Jon Meacham on the crisis in Egypt February 4, 2011 Precisely 18 months ago, on June 4, 2009, President Obama traveled to Cairo — that “timeless city,” as he called it — to address the Islamic world. Committed to “governments that reflect the will of the people,” the...
  7. spnadmin

    Embrace Your Crisis Of Faith

    Kent Annan Author of After Shock and co-director of Haiti Partners A crisis of faith -- when you seriously question whether what you believe/how you see/what you're committed to is actually true -- is a good thing. It's not pleasant. It hurts. The ground goes wobbly. You may be reaching for...
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    S Asia Sri Lanka In Crisis - Whose Responsibility Is It To Protect?

    Warning: Very Graphic Content. User Discretion Solicited. Whose Responsibility is it to protect? http://worldsikhnews.com/22%20April%202009/Whose%20Responsibility%20is%20it%20to%20protect.htm mUTHAMIZH cHENNAI:happysingh: Srilanka: If this isn't GENOCIDE, WAR CRIME, Then What on Earth is...
  9. Archived_Member16

    Youth Drug Addiction Crisis Ravages Punjab's Heartlands

    Youth drug addiction crisis ravages Punjab's heartlands By Rahul Bedi - 4:00 AM Thursday Jun 17, 2010 India's northern Punjab province is on the verge of a crisis as large numbers of its youth are hooked hopelessly on to drugs such as opium, heroin and a range of synthetic painkillers...
  10. spnadmin

    21 Ways To Help A Friend In Crisis

    21 Ways to Help a Friend in Crisis By Gail Brenner, Ph.D. - licensed psychologist Life is so rich in offering us a vast array of situations and circumstances, some more challenging than others. When you are in the position to comfort a friend in crisis, you have been given a...
  11. spnadmin

    Controversial Why The Canadian Mosaic Is In Crisis (Editorial)

    Why the Canadian mosaic is in crisis Why the Canadian mosaic is in crisis - thestar.com The recent violence at a Sikh temple in Brampton has resulted, inevitably, in a grand spate of hand-wringing and soul-searching about the status of Canada’s...
  12. R

    Rice Crisis May Lurk Over Country

    Rice crisis may lurk over country http://news.webindia123.com/news/articles/India/20100413/1483763.html The country may be staring at a rice crisis in the face this time round. Though the wheat acreage has increased in the country, the paddy acreage has seen a decline, according to...
  13. spnadmin

    Opinion Rain Crisis: Dark Spots In Nation’s Granary

    Rain crisis: Dark spots in nation’s granary Ramaninder K Bhatia, TNN 11 August 2009, 05:11am IST CHANDIGARH: Balwinder Singh Sidhu is as unhappy as he is anxious with the job at hand. As Punjab’s director, agriculture, he has the unenviable task of...
  14. K

    Nature Rag Pickers Seek Solution To Climate Crisis

    On Saturday, crores of people across the world participated in 4000 simultaneous events in over 170 countries, to urge world leaders to support a clear solution to the climate change crisis. The events, organised by the Association of Community Organisations for Reform Now and the grassroots...
  15. spnadmin

    Opinion An Urgent Sectarian Crisis Ahead For Sikhism? Why?

    Holier Than Thou Sikhism is facing an urgent and violent sectarian crisis. Why? IN A LITTLE over two years, sectarian violence has engulfed Punjab and certain areas of Haryana for the second time. Hopefully, like the previous incident, this one too will be brought under control. Yet...
  16. K

    S Asia Nepal In Crisis As Maoist PM Quits

    Nepal in crisis as Maoist PM quits 1 day ago KATHMANDU (AFP) — Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Prachanda resigned Monday, plunging the country into a major political crisis triggered by a stand-off between his ex-rebels and the army chief. In a televised address to the nation, Prachanda...
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    General Golden Temple In A Management Crisis?

    what do you all make of the following videos? YouTube - Golden Temple or Golden Shame Part 1 of 2 YouTube - Golden Temple or Golden Shame Part 2 of 2
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    General Food Crisis? Try Rats, Says Bihar Govt

    Gurfateh Das extends the disccusiin as in todays Hindustan times we have bihar govt. encouraging the eating of rats.Das has seen people eating loctus also.In far east such things are ore common.Can as a Sikh we encourage this also as varity rather cheap varity of food.
  19. Archived_Member16

    Panthic Crisis: Akal Takht Defied !

    source: http://www.tribuneindia.com/2008/20080619/punjab1.htm#3 Panthic Crisis Two outside Takhts defy Akal Takht Varinder Walia Tribune News Service Amritsar, June 18 An unprecedented Panthic crisis has been created in the Sikh Panth with the clergy of Takht Patna Sahib and Hazoor Sahib...
  20. Archived_Member16

    Silent Crisis Within A Community

    source: TheStar.com | comment | Silent crisis within a community Silent crisis within a community May 27, 2008 Jasmeet Sidhu Community Editorial Board - The toronto star Although I often have struggled with my cultural identity in this patchwork nation of Canada, I have always retained a...