honour

  1. aristotle

    USA Sikhs Honour Police Officer Shot During Oak Creek Attack

    A Maryland-based Sikh organization has honored retired Oak Creek police officer Brian Murphy for his service when a gunman killed six worshippers at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek on Aug. 5, 2012. The Guru Gobind Singh Foundation, a Sikh advocacy organization, honored Murphy on...
  2. spnadmin

    Akal Takht To Honour Dr. Kirpal Singh As National Professor Of Sikhism

    Akal Takht to honour Dr. Kirpal Singh with title of National Professor of Sikhism By Parmjit Singh http://www.sikhsiyasat.net/2014/01/18/akal-takht-to-honour-dr-kirpal-singh-with-title-of-national-professor-of-sikhism/ It is learnt that the Akal Takht has decided to bestow the title of...
  3. spnadmin

    Controversial Surviving An Honour Killing: Rukhsana Bibi Relives The Horror

    Kohistan 'honour' killing: Pakistani woman Rukhsana Bibi relives horror http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24540073 By M Ilyas Khan On a hot and humid night in late August, a small group quietly scales the wall of a mud-brick house in a village near Pakistan's north-western town of...
  4. linzer

    Events Year 2013 Is Centennial To Honour Max Arthur Macauliffe

    Here's a great article from Sikh Bulletin The Sikh Bulletin cyq-vYswK 545 nwnkSwhI March-April 2013 K. T. F. of N. A. Inc. 3524 Rocky Ridge Way, El Dorado Hills, CA. 95762 18 YEAR 2013 IS CENTENNIAL TO HONOUR MAX ARTHUR MACAULIFFE Harbans Lal, PhD12 1 For correspondence, write to Harbans...
  5. Archived_Member16

    USA US To Honour Delhi Gang-rape Victim As Woman Of Courage

    US to honour Delhi gang-rape victim as woman of courage IANS | Mar 5, 2013, 10.12 AM IST WASHINGTON: Nirbhaya, the victim of a gang rape in a Delhi bus, who became the focus of women around India and their fight against gender-based violence, is among ten extraordinary women being...
  6. spnadmin

    India Why Honour Killings Happen?

    Why Honour Killings Happen ttp://blogs.wsj.com/indiarealtime/2013/01/16/why-honor-killings-happen/? By Saptarishi Dutta and Margherita Stancati In a document filed to the Supreme Court this week, a group of khap panchayats – unelected but powerful village councils common in parts of...
  7. Harkiran Kaur

    India High Court Advocate Seeks Akal Takhat’s Help In Preserving Honour Of Women

    High Court Advocate Seeks Akal Takhat’s Help in Preserving Honour of Women By: Sikh24 Editors NEW DELHI (January 2, 2013)–Senior Delhi High Court Advocate HS Phoolka has written to the Akal Takhat Sahib Jathedar to issue a directive in the name of the Sikh Nation to help preserve the honour of...
  8. BhagatSingh

    General True Honour (BoSKD 5)

    Bani of Sant Kabir Das, Shabad #5, starts at the beginning of page 324. Introduction: Sant Kabir was often insulted by some ignoramuses as Saints often are. To them Kabir replies. ਗਉੜੀ ਕਬੀਰ ਜੀ ॥ Raag Gaurhi Kabir ji. ਜਬ ਹਮ ਏਕੋ ਏਕੁ ਕਰਿ ਜਾਨਿਆ ॥ When I understand the...
  9. Archived_Member16

    Canada Maple Ridge Woman Accused Of Jassi Sidhu Honour Killing Fires Her Lawyer

    Maple Ridge woman accused of Jassi Sidhu honour killing fires her lawyer Published on September 24, 2012 Jassi Sidhu By Keith Fraser, The Province A Maple Ridge woman accused in an alleged honour-killing case in India has fired her lawyer, delaying her extradition...
  10. Archived_Member16

    USA US Flags To Fly At Half-staff Till Aug 10 To Honour Gurdwara Shooting Victims

    US flags to fly at half-staff till Aug 10 to honour Gurdwara shooting victims To honour victims of the shooting inside a gurdwara in Wisconsin, US President Barack Obama has ordered that the American flags be flown at half-staff at all the US government buildings and its diplomatic...
  11. Archived_Member16

    Canada Honour Killings ‘un-Islamic,’ Fatwa Declares In Wake Of Shafia Trial

    Honour killings ‘un-Islamic,’ fatwa declares in wake of Shafia trial MISSISSAUGA— The Canadian Press Published Saturday, Feb. 04, 2012 4:21PM EST Last updated Saturday, Feb. 04, 2012 6:43PM EST Controversy surrounding the Shafia murder trial prompted imams from across Canada and...
  12. Archived_Member16

    India Eight Village Councillors Face Execution Over 'honour' Killings

    Eight village councillors face execution over 'honour' killings More than two dozen others jailed for life for part in 1991 murder of the three children By Dean Nelson, Daily Telegraph - November 18, 2011 4:09 Eight village councillors have been sentenced to death for the murders of a...
  13. Archived_Member16

    Canada 'To Hell With Them' — Father In Honour Killing Trial Caught On Tape

    'To hell with them' — father in honour killing trial caught on tape By Rob Tripp, Postmedia News - November 14, 2011 12:47 PM L to R: Hamed Shafia, Mohammad Shafia, and Tooba Mohammad Yahya walk into the Frontenac Court courthouse in Kingston, Ont. on October 20, 2011...
  14. spnadmin

    India Honour Killing: Girl Traced, Woman Held

    The Jat Sikh minor girl, whose family members allegedly kidnapped and murdered the Dalit youth with whom she had an affair, was traced on Tuesday and presented before the police by her parents. A police inquiry found that she had been at her cousin's house in Theekriwala village of Barnala...
  15. spnadmin

    India 20-year-old Boy Killed In Suspected Honour Killing

    In yet another suspected honour killing, the body of a 20-year-old youth, who belonged to a Dalit family, was found on the bank of a canal in Badni village in Moga district, police said on Tuesday. Gagandeep Singh who was allegedly killed on Monday for having an affair with a Jat Sikh girl...
  16. Archived_Member16

    Opinion Punjab Issues Directions To Stop Honour Killings

    June 10, 2011 Punjab issues directions to stop honour killings June 10, 2011 8:29:02 PM PNS | Chandigarh Finally, Punjab has woken up to check honour killings that are eating up the vitals of the society while taking away innocent lives of young couples in love. Initiating steps...
  17. Archived_Member16

    India Indian Court Urges Death Penalty For 'Honour Killings'

    May 9, 2011 Indian court urges death penalty for 'Honour Killings' AFP - May 9, 2011 7:02 Photo: An Indian woman feeds the pigeons in front of The Gateway of India in Mumbai. Photograph by: Sajjad Hussain, AFP/Getty Images NEW DELHI - India's top court said Monday the death penalty should...
  18. spnadmin

    UK Retired Police Officer Receives Top Sikh Honour

    A POLICE officer has been presented with a ceremonial ‘Kirpan’ sword – one of the highest honours in Sikh culture – in recognition of his work with a Coventry temple. Paul McNamara, who retired recently from the Lower Stoke neighbourhood police team, was presented with the Kirpan, plus a...
  19. Archived_Member16

    India Stamp Out Honour Killings Ruthlessly: Supreme Court

    April 19, 2011 Stamp out honour killings ruthlessly: Supreme Court New Delhi, Apr 19(PTI) Terming 'khap' panchayat as illegal and honour killing as "barbaric and shameful", the Supreme Court today said these should be stamped out "ruthlessly" and asked states to suspend district...
  20. spnadmin

    In Honour Of The Turban

    In Honour of the Turban The word ‘Turban’ is derived from the ancient Persian word dulband through the Turkish tarbush. It is a common head-dress for men in Middle Eastern and South-Asian countries. As a form of head-dress it is of Semitic origin and was an essential part of the Israeli...
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