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  1. aristotle

    Nature NGOs Request Akal Takht To Take Up The Issue Against GM Crops

    AMRITSAR: On the occasion of Sikh Environment Day, a group of environmentalists and members of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) on Friday called upon the Akal Takht to take the lead in preventing the entry of genetically-modified (GM) crops into Punjab. The NGOs submitted a joint...
  2. spnadmin

    Canada Pauline Marois' Unicultural Dream

    Pauline Marois’ monocultural dream Robert Fulford http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2013/08/24/robert-fulford-pauline-marois-monocultural-dream/ For years, Marois has been working the rich vein of identity politics, searching for a way to arouse enthusiasm among her more myopic supporters...
  3. Archived_Member16

    India Raise Sikh Youth Unemployment Issue In Parliament: Congress Leader To PM

    Raise Sikh youth unemployment issue in Parliament: Congress leader to PM Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 21:35 Delhi: Expressing concern over a survey that puts Sikh youths among the most unemployed in the country, a Congress leader has asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to raise the...
  4. spnadmin

    India Bluestar Memorial Issue Takes New Turn

    Bluestar memorial issue takes new turn http://www.hindustantimes.com/Punjab/Amritsar/Bluestar-memorial-issue-takes-new-turn/SP-Article1-1065443.aspx The controversy surrounding the Operation Bluestar memorial took a new turn on Friday as a Sant Samaj faction led by Bhai Ram Singh dubbed...
  5. Archived_Member16

    S Asia Pakistan Prays For Malala, Clerics Issue Fatwa Against Taliban

    Pakistan prays for Malala, clerics issue fatwa against Taliban LAHORE: More than 50 clerics associated with the Sunni Ittehad Council and a former Pakistani minister have joined hands against the Taliban and issued a fatwa that declared the attempted assassination of teenage rights activist...
  6. spnadmin

    Who Is Sehajdhari? A Question As Old As The 1925 Sikh Gurdwara Act

    Who is a 'sehajdhari'? CHANDIGARH: For the past several years, the Sikh community has been besieged by confusion and legal conflicts in the absence of clarity on the term 'Sehajdhari'. The present development arising out of withdrawal of a notification by the central government is all set...
  7. spnadmin

    World Italy Bir Row: Takht To Take Up Issue On July 22

    AMRITSAR: Distribution of 450 birs of Sri Guru Granth Sahib in Italy by Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has attracted controversy after the delegation that accompanied the birs complained of non-cooperation and misbehaviour by office-bearers of National Sikh Dharam Parchar...
  8. W

    Help On This, A Personal Issue (Keeping Hair/Kesh)

    Hi, I'm new to this site and was hoping for some advice. Before I inform you of the situation please let me give you some background on myself. Although, you may not like what I have to say I will try to be as honest as possible. I'm a 27yr old sikh, and although I do believe in the tennants...
  9. Archived_Member16

    India Khalsa College Issue Comes Up In Assembly

    Khalsa college issue comes up in Assembly Chandigarh, Mar 17 : The issue of conversion of the 120-year-old Khalsa College, Amritsar, into a private university reverbated during Zero Hour in Punjab Assembly today. Congress MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira advocated a status quo since the Khalsa...
  10. spnadmin

    India Indian Government Fails To Resolve Turban Issue With France

    PATIALA: Sikhs have from years been facing the humiliation in various countries due to their Turbans. France is one among such nations where tying turban is still not accepted, said Basant Singh Panjhattha, France Sikh Council President. Basant Singh expressed these views during his visit to...
  11. spnadmin

    Canada We Stand By Sikhs Over Kirpan Issue, Says Kenney

    The federal government last week expressed solidarity with the Sikh community while attacking the "separatist" Quebec parties over the kirpan "non-issue". Minister of Immigration, Citizenship and Multiculturism Jason Kenney charged the incident - in which four Sikhs were barred from entering...
  12. spnadmin

    Canada Canada To Issue More Visas To Skilled Indian Youth

    FATEHGARH SAHIB: The Canadian government wants to utilize the expertise of Indian students and engineers as it believes Indians can run the world if given a chance. This was stated here by Patrick Brown, Member of Parliament from the Barrie constituency of Ontario. ?Since the educational...
  13. spnadmin

    Canada American Sikhs Express Solidarity With Canadian Sikhs On Kirpan Issue

    USA: January 22, 2011. (PCP) The World Sikh Council – America Region (WSC-AR) appreciates and stands in solidarity with the efforts of Sikhs in Canada, led by the World Sikh Organization (WSO) of Canada, in refusing to enter the Quebec National Assembly on January 18, 2011 without their...
  14. Ambarsaria

    India Drug Smuggling A Growing Issue For Punjabis

    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...
  15. findingmyway

    Why Is Caste Such A Big Issue?

    I get very surprised and upset at constantly reading/hearing about caste. One of the fundamental beliefs in Sikhism is that we are all equal. Caste was one of the earliest things that Guru Nanak Dev Ji rejected. Why then is it such a big issue still? Can anyone give me some insight as to why...
  16. spnadmin

    India Punjab To Take Up With WB Govt, Issue Of Arresting Sikh Driver For Attempt To Murder Mamta Banerjee

    Wednesday, 18 August 2010 By Satinder Bains CHANDIGARH: Punjab government is likely to take up the issue of arrest of a Sikh truck driver hailing from state with the West Bengal Government. The driver Gurjant Singh hailing from Sangrur district was arrested on charge of attempt to murder...
  17. Archived_Member16

    Controversial Mosque At Ground Zero — One Issue, Three Perspectives

    Mosque at Ground Zero — One Issue, Three Perspectives July 27, 2010 <script type="text/javascript" src="http://s0.wp.com/wp-content/plugins/adverts/adsense.js?m=1253160243g&1"></script>Sikhism and America were founded on the principle freedom of religion but what happens when politics...
  18. spnadmin

    Sikh Coalition Sikh Testifies Before The US Congress On Racial Profiling Issue (Sikh Coalition Text)

    Sikh testifies before the US Congress on Racial Profiling issue June 25, 2010 by Sikh Coalition Newsletter (Washington, DC) June 23, 2010- "[I]t is my humble submission today that the use by law enforcement of classifications based on race, national origin, religion, or ethnicity has...
  19. spnadmin

    Controversial March Issue: Panch Pardhani Moved To High Court Against Arrest Of Leaders

    March Issue: Panch Pardhani Moved to High Court Against Arrest of Leaders|SikhSiyasat.net – Sikh News and Multimedia. Chandigarh (May 31, 2010): In wake of arrests of party leaders, the Shiromani Akali Dal (Panch Pardhani) has moved pulled the Punjab Police and Punjab Government to the State...
  20. Archived_Member16

    SGPC Issue Directions, Not To Give Siropa To Amarinder

    source: http://www.punjabnewsline.com/content/sgpc-issue-directions-not-give-siropa-amarinder SGPC issue directions, not to give Siropa to Amarinder   Gagandeep Ahuja Wednesday, 12 May 2010 PATIALA: The Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has issued strict directions to the...
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