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  1. 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...
  2. spnadmin

    World How Pure The Tongue? New Row Over English Creeping Into The French Language

    Englishisms in France: Readers' franglais favourites from BBC Magazine http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22636888 A row over plans to teach some courses at French universities in English has outraged some defenders of the language of Moliere - but plenty of French people habitually...
  3. findingmyway

    United Sikhs Sikhs Hold Peaceful Protest And Submit Memorandum To French President Hollande In Delhi

    Highlights: Memorandum says that if Sikhs in France are not allowed to wear a turban in schools and on ID document photos, then the turban is deemed to be banned in France, which will be a betrayal of France's motto - Liberté, égalité, fraternité Minister-Counsellor at the French...
  4. spnadmin

    UK UK Sikh Body Raising Concerns On Eve Of French President's Visit

    UK Sikh body active on raising concerns on eve of French President’s visit to India By GURTEJ SINGH http://www.sikhsiyasat.net/2013/02/13/uk-sikh-body-active-on-raising-concerns-on-eve-of-french-presidents-visit-to-india/ London, United Kingdom (February 13, 2014): President Francois...
  5. spnadmin

    Heritage Preservation Woes: French Officer's Monument In Shambles

    HARIPUR: The obelisk of Colonel Canara, a Frenchman by origin, stands forgotten in Zafar Park of Haripur. The monument presents the picture of neglect by the archaeological department responsible for the maintenance of historical sites. No steps have been taken for the preservation of the...
  6. Archived_Member16

    World French Jets Start Patrols As Libyan Rebels Urge Action

    Mar 19, 2011 French jets start patrols as Libyan rebels urge action Mar 19, 2011, 14:28 GMT Supporters of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi hold his posters as they take part in a pro-government rally during a rally at a hotel where journalists are housed in Tripoli, Libya, 19 March...
  7. Aman Singh

    World Sikhs Urge Sarkozy To Lift Ban On Turbans In French Schools

    A large number of Sikhs, led by Shiromani Akali Dal MPs Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa and Harsimrat Kaur Badal and comprising members of Delhi unit of the SAD (Badal) and a number of school children on Monday took out a protest demonstration against the ban on wearing turbans in France. They then...
  8. spnadmin

    Controversial French Govt May Lift Sikh Turban Ban On India's Plea

    French govt may lift Sikh turban ban on India's plea - India - The Times of India French Govt may lift Sikh Turban ban on India's Plea CHANDIGARH/NEW DELHI: India may have found a novel way of persuading France to lift the ban on Sikh turbans by invoking Europe's deep-seated fear of...
  9. Archived_Member16

    Controversial French Govt May Lift Sikh Turban Ban On India's Plea

    source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/French-govt-may-lift-Sikh-turban-ban-on-Indias-plea/articleshow/5683649.cms French govt may lift Sikh turban ban on India's plea TNN, Mar 15, 2010, 12.19am IST <!-- google_ad_section_start -->CHANDIGARH/NEW DELHI: India may have found a...
  10. spnadmin

    After Burqa, Halal Hamburgers Infuriate French Politicians

    February 19, 2010 http://www.zeenews.com/<wbr>news605366.html Paris: A move by a French fast-food chain to offer halal menues at a handful of restaurants has left some politicians fuming, in the latest row over France's increasingly visible Muslim minority. The Quick chain has taken...
  11. S

    French Sikhs Bringing Turban Ban Issue To Delhi

    French Sikhs bringing turban ban issue to Delhi January 6th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS By Christine Nayagam Paris, Jan 6 (IANS) A delegation of Sikhs from France will land in New Delhi Thursday for the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), the annual gathering of the Indian diaspora, to highlight...
  12. spnadmin

    United Sikhs UNITED SIKHS Press Release: French Bank Apologies To Turbaned Sikh

    French Bank Apologises For Refusing Entry To Turbaned Sikh “I’m sorry... Also, please kindly accept my apology on behalf of the bank for the unpleasant feelings which could have been felt on that occasion.....the manifestly excessive and improper application of security instructions led to a...
  13. Aman Singh

    Thankless French Republic

    In an unprecedented judgment, European Court of Human Rights has justified the ban imposed by French Government to bear turbans in schools; the controversial judgment was delivered on Thursday, 16 July. The verdict had left Sikh community across the world high and dry; they were anticipating...
  14. Archived_Member16

    United Sikhs European Court Rules Against The Sikh Turban In French Schools

    European Court rules against the Sikh turban in French schools July 17, 1:39 AM · Tejinder Singh - Europe Policy Examiner Manmohan Singh (L) & Nicolas Sarkozy (C) Sikhs feel let down once again in history, now by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), the apex European judicial body...
  15. B

    France Wants To Know More About Sikh Religion (in French!)

    Dear members, I belong to one of those Yahoo groups and in this case it's in French who are quite interesting in Sikh religion. Is there anyone able to answer the thread in French n order I can post there with all due credits to the author? The groups is...
  16. G

    PM Gets Rare Honour As Chief Guest On French Day

    PM gets rare honour as Chief Guest on French Day Jul 14, 2009 at 1656 hrs French President Nicolas Sarkozy talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the presidential tribune prior to Bastille Day parade. Paris: In a rare honour for India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was the Chief Guest...
  17. Saint Soldier

    When Sikhs Bolstered French Honour

    When Sikhs bolstered French honour by Lt Gen (retd) Baljit Singh Whenever the controversy centred around the Sikhs and their turbans resurfaces in France, my memory invariably reaches out to a slice of history from 1915 as recorded in the chronicles of World War I:hmm:. For 10 turbaned Sikh...
  18. Astroboy

    Leisure Laughter: The Best Medicine

    I know some of us will get a kick out of this :-) Q: What did the lonely banana say? A: I'm a"kela". Q: What did the green peas say? A: Nothing. They just "mutter"ed. Q: What did the potato say when it answered the phone ? A: "Aaloo?" Q: Where do cauliflowers hang out? A: In the Gobi...
  19. S

    Sikh News Sikh School Bypasses French Secular Laws (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

    A new Sikh school opens in Paris today, set up after France introduced tougher laws banning the wearing of religious insignia in state schools. More...
  20. S

    Sikh News Sikh School Sidesteps French Ban (BBC News)

    A private Sikh school is set to open in Paris in the wake of tougher French laws on religious dress. More...
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