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  1. Aman Singh

    Malaysia Malaysia - New Forum Launched!

    With a sizable forum members coming from Malaysia, SPN now has a dedicated forum on Malaysia and its current affairs. Guru Fateh! :blueturban:
  2. Chaan Pardesi

    Malaysian Sikh Role In Defending The Country - Malaysia

    Malaysian Sikh Role in defending the Country Today many Indian historians in the all india nationalist spirit try hard to play down the role of the Sikh participation as soldiers of the Raj and often also play down the extent of their heroism and role.But that can never be further from the...
  3. findingmyway

    Sikh Youths Brighten Lives On A Gloomy Day In KL

    Article forwarded by Gyani Jarnail Singh ji. KUALA LUMPUR: Commuters and stall owners were pleasantly surprised as 50 young Sikhs helped spread a little warmth and friendliness, brightening up a rainy afternoon at KL Sentral. The youths gave out free carnations, delicious mini-cupcakes and...
  4. spnadmin

    Islam Unhealthy To Have Two Sets Of Criminal Law (from Malaysia)

    THOSE who are used to Kelantan Menteri Besar Tok Guru Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat understand him as a person who sounds tough but can be quite humane when pressured for a fair deal. I remember when leading a Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism and Sikhism (MCCBCHS)...
  5. spnadmin

    Heritage Of Prisoners And Peacekeepers: Sikhs In Malaysia

    by allMalaysia The Sikh community first arrived as prisoners but built a sturdy reputation in the police force. It is a myth that the earliest arrival of Sikhs in Penang is associated with the police force. In his paper The Earliest Arrival of Sikhs in Malaya, Rajindar Singh Bedi noted...
  6. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Malaysia Unity In Diversity Still A Dream (Malaysia)

    Unity in the country is under threat, no doubt about that. Too many instances where the Indians have been disrespected have occurred, be it the “Interlok” novel issue, the remark by former premier Dr Mahathir Mohamad that the Malays own this country and the insensitive mischief played on a Sikh...
  7. spnadmin

    Islam Christians Under Siege: The Challenge Of Religious Pluralism In The Muslim World

    By John L. Esposito Professor of Religion and International Affairs Note: This post was co-authored by Sheila B. Lalwani. Conflicts and killings from Africa to Southeast Asia have brought into sharp relief the significant threat to religious minorities in some Muslim societies. While...
  8. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Malaysia Malaysian Sikh Sets Record For Longest Stint As TV News Presenter

    Save On Top Quality TVs At Sears® Official Site. Shop Now! www.Sears.com/TVs A Malaysian Sikh has set a new record as the 'longest serving television news presenter' after working 38-years with RTM. Harjit Singh Hullon, 57, who said that it has always been his dream to appear on...
  9. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Malaysia Sikh Trainee's 'Hair Cutting While Asleep' Case Indicates Malaysian Ignorance

    Sikh trainee's 'hair cutting while asleep' case indicates Malaysian ignorance The case of Malay Sikh losing face among community after miscreants cut off his hair while he was asleep, points to Malaysian ignorance about other religions and cultural practices. Professor Dr Shamsul Amri...
  10. spnadmin

    Opinion Ignorance Is Not Bliss

    By HARIATI AZIZAN sunday@thestar.com.my The case of National Service trainee Basant Singh’s hair being cut off while he was sleeping has highlighted the need for Malaysians to be more sensitive of each other’s religious beliefs and cultural practices. ASK a teenager to name 10 things...
  11. spnadmin

    Pacific Sikh Boy Can Switch Camp: M'sia NS Chief

    Sikh boy can switch camp: M'sia NS chief TAPAH - THE Sikh boy who claimed his hair was cut off while he was asleep at a National Service (NS) training camp has been given the option to shift to another camp. NS Training Department director-general Datuk Abdul Hadi Awang Kechil said Basant...
  12. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Malaysia Zahid Hamidi Promises Action Against Hair Cutting Culprit

    Zahid Hamidi promises action against hair cutting culprit KUALA LUMPUR: Defence Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has promised a strict action against those responsible for cutting the hair of a Sikh national service trainee. He also requested the police to get to the bottom of the...
  13. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Malaysia Malaysian Authorities Find "No Malice" When Sikh Teen's Hair Cut In Training Camp

    Julie Zappel, Associated Press KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysian authorities said Thursday that they had found "no element of malice" after probing allegations by a Sikh teen that his hair was cut while he was asleep at a National Service training camp. The incident is a grave insult to...
  14. findingmyway

    Malaysia Malaysia Book Causes Rift Over Indian Caste System

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – A high school text book that highlights multiethnic Malaysia's racial harmony has riled the main ethnic Indian party, which wants it banned because it refers to the Hindu caste system, an official said Monday. The Malaysian Indian Congress, which is part of the...
  15. spnadmin

    SciTech My Husband And Other Animals - Venomous Life Savers

    What makes snakes terrifying is the ability of some to kill by injecting venom. The only known antidote is anti-venom serum, which is made by using venom. For centuries, man has recognised that the snake's deadly {censored}tail of toxins and enzymes may also contain a range of medications. Most modern...
  16. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Malaysia Malaysia Says Extremist Groups Trying To Recruit From Schools

    Malaysia says extremist groups trying to recruit from schools Malaysia has said that Islamic, Tamil and Sikh militant groups were seeking to recruit from schools and universities in the country, but intelligence agencies were keeping a close watch on such activities. Expressing concern...
  17. Chaan Pardesi

    Malaysia MALAYSIA: Kampung Pandan Gurduara Makes History

    KUALA LUMPUR: The Wada Gurdwara Kampung Pandan reached a new milestone when it launched a multi-purpose cement court at its premises on 10.10.10. It became the first sports facility built in the premises of a gurdwara in Malaysia, and possibly in the world. The RM35,000 cement court will be...
  18. Chaan Pardesi

    Heritage Little Known/Unprinted Sikh History Of Malaysia

    Unknown/Unprinted Sikh History of Malaysia The Malay word Merdeka simply means Indepedence.In 1957, after many detailed negotiations and reflecting truly the unmatched maturity of the Malayan leaders,in which there were Sikhs as well, representing beyond their real numbers , the word...
  19. spnadmin

    Sikh Research Comes To Malaysia (SikhRI): Schedule Of Events

    SikhRI in Malaysia Please go to this link to connect with details for each program. Scroll down to October events. http://www.sikhri.org/events Autar Singh | 012-2055011 | autarsinghsj@yahoo.com 8 October | 7:30 - 9:00pm Woman: Gateway to Freedom Gurduara Sahib, Klang 9 October | 2:00 -...
  20. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Captain Mukhtiar Singh - Forgotten Sikh Hero From Malaysia

    Saturday September 18, 2010 Veteran communist fighter denied pension Stories by SIMRIT KAUR Pictures by CAPTAIN MUKHTIAR SINGH, UTUSAN MALAYSIA & UU BAN/The Star An ex-serviceman who played a heroic part in combating communist insurgents...
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