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...
Shrinking Numbers and Growing Persecution Threaten Sikhs and Hindus in Afghanistan
By BETWA SHARMA
J.K. Sharma, a large Sikh man in a black turban, works...
Caste or Class?
2027, India is projected to have the biggest middle class population in the world. In a society fragmented by caste, there has been much debate about whether recent economic growth has reached the country's most...
Missionaries in Punjab – A Growing Concern
By: Sikh24 Editors - November 8, 2012, 12:07 am
This is Part 1 in a series of articles that will address the growth of Christian Missionaries in Punjab.
“Just as we do not see any Buddhists in the country except in images, in the same...
Growing Up Muslim in a Post 9/11 World
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SAN FRANCISCO -- For Muslim and Sikh youth growing into adolescence in the past decade, 9/11 has either been a menacing...
By NIRAJ WARIKOO
Detroit Free Press Staff Writer
Sitting in the barber's chair, TejKiran Singh was torn. As a Sikh man, he had never cut his hair and kept it wrapped in a turban. But, tired of the laughs and insults from others, he decided to cut it in 1999.
For months afterward, he was...
Growing up with New Delhi
Khushwant Singh, Hindustan Times
New Delhi, December 31, 2010
I am almost as old as the city I have lived in for most of my life. When I came to live in Delhi I was barely five years old and there was no New Delhi. I recall there were herds of deer, Nilgais and...
Air hostess who smuggled £250,000 of cocaine into Britain via Heathrow is jailed for 8 years
By Colin Fernandez
Last updated at 12:49 AM on 21st December 2010
Jailed: Mandeep Shahi fought back tears as given an eight year prison sentence
An air hostess who teamed up with a former...
By Tim Townsend
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
ST. LOUIS (RNS) When Laurel Snyder was a kid in Baltimore, she bounced between her dad's progressive synagogue and her mom's progressive Catholic church. While her parents had made a decision to raise Laurel and her two younger siblings as Jews, their...
New report highlights growing American xenophobia
Politics, US — By Erik Love on November 1, 2010 at 12:45 pm
South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), a nationally prominent advocacy organization, released a new report this week called “From Macacas to Turban Toppers: The Rise in...
REVAVA, West Bank — The American president was pushing hard for a Mideast peace agreement when six Jewish families arrived on this West Bank hilltop early one morning with cribs, refrigerators, Israeli flags and flatbed trucks carrying mobile homes.
White House condemnation came quickly...
Sat Sri Akaal!
The Sikh Foundation, is proud to present our two latest contributions to our Opportunities & Challenges section.
We hope you find their writings as inspiring as we do.
The authors also would love to hear your feedback!
Also if you are working in the Sikh Academics sector...
India has emerged as the second fastest growing investor in the United States after the UAE between 2004 and 2008, a top Obama Administration official has said.
The recent years have seen the drift toward a newer group of investors from countries such as the UAE, India, Spain and Chile...
Growing up in Gobind Rai's 'Hood - Part II
by T. SHER SINGH
In the Old City of Patna, there were signs of the boy Gobind Rai everywhere.
Being told the stories and taken to the very places where they had happened three centuries earlier, was like following him through the laneways as he...
Growing up in Gobind Rai's 'Hood - Part I
by T. SHER SINGH
The following article, and its sequel tomorrow, are presented to mark the Gurpurab of Guru Gobind Singh (January 5, 2010).
None of the recent shenanigans one hears about from the Bihar State in...
About Children – Growing up With Parents
"In childhood you have never been taught responsibility. You have been shoved and pushed and ordered. The majority of your childhood I have seen in this country is regimented. Nobody uses heart. It is all head thing. So this kind of childhood is very...
Growing Concerns over IDP Plight in Pakistan- Urgent Humanitarian Help Needed.
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Pakistan IDP map Courtesy: BBC.com Islamabad, Pakistan: The future of Pakistan’s Internally Displaced...
Social neglect leading to growing influence of sects: Experts
May 29th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma
Chandigarh, May 29 (IANS) Punjab came to a grinding halt for nearly two days after followers of Dera Sachh Khand protested violently against the attack on their leaders in...
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Sikh Institutions Still Undergoing Growing Pains
by I.J. SINGH
Though this piece was first published a few years ago, it is being reproduced here because it remains pertinent to the issues confronting our...