Descendants of British Indian Army soldiers, including a Brighton student, arrived in full military uniform at the Royal Pavilion and discovered its role as a hospital during the First World War.
From December 1914 – February 1916, the Royal Pavilion was converted from a palace into a...
BEIRUT: ISIS jihadists advanced for the first time Sunday into a military airport that is the last stronghold of the Syrian army in Raqqa province, an activist group said.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said fighters from the group had launched a fourth attack in six days on Tabqa...
Man shot by Lodi police buried with military honors
By Cynthia Hubert
LODI — Parminder Singh Shergill, a Gulf War veteran whom police shot to death last month on the street where he lived with his mother and brother, received full military honors Saturday as hundreds of members of his Sikh...
Military vets treated to annual Sikh feast
By CHRIS SMITH
Fortunate are the military veterans who heard of Tuesday's Sikh feast in Santa Rosa and got themselves into the buffet line.
Members of the local Sikh temple...
The Christian Science Monitor - CSMonitor.com
US must take substantial military action in Syria now
The United States has a moral and legal obligation to protect Syrian civilians from the murderous Assad regime and help end Syria's bloody civil war. Military action is supported by...
By Simran Jeet Singh, G.B. Singh
One year ago today, a white supremacist walked into a Sikh place of worship in Oak Creek, Wisconsin and opened fire on the congregation. The largest single act of hate-based violence in recent American history captured the attention of Americans across the...
Egypt Under 'Full Military Coup'
By DANA HUGHES and MOLLY HUNTER - ABC NEWS - July 3, 2013
The Egyptian Army is carrying out a "full military coup" and the army has placed a travel ban on the country's embattled President Mohamed Morsi, officials said.
The action came at the end of...
Decorated Sikh Soldier Presses for End to Ban on Sikh Military Service
WASHINGTON, DC (June 1, 2013) – Major Kamaljeet Singh Kalsi [ http://www.army.mil/article/49223 ] --- a decorated US Army soldier who in 2009 received an exception to a decades-old rule barring Sikh turbans and unshorn hair...
Canadian military says no to ‘Sikh’ cadets
Published on September 30, 2012 by jruttle ( Vancouver Province )
Pargat Singh Bhurji is the director of the Friends
of the Sikh Cadet Corps Society in Surrey (B.C ).
By Cheryl Chan and Larissa Cahute
Obama lashes out at Pak military for ties to terrorists
Chidanand Rajghatta, TNN | Oct 6, 2011, 11.02PM IST
WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama on Thursday lit into Pakistan, virtually accusing the country's all-powerful military of consorting with terrorists, of manufacting threats...
July 9, 2011
U.S. Defers Millions in Pakistani Military Aid
By ERIC SCHMITT and JANE PERLEZ - New York Times - July 9, 2011
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is suspending and, in some cases, canceling hundreds of millions of dollars of aid to the Pakistani military, in a move...
Stars and Stripes
Published: June 2, 2011
WASHINGTON — As a child in New Delhi and other cities of India’s northern Plains, Pratima Dharm moved easily through a kaleidoscopic swirl of religions and cultures.
“My neighbors were Muslims, my neighbors were Jews, Buddhists, Jains, Hindus...
February 28, 2011
U.S. Readies Military Options on Libya
By THOM SHANKER
WASHINGTON — The Defense Department has begun repositioning Navy warships to support possible action against Libya, as it accelerates planning on a range of options if asked by President Obama to intervene in the...
February 13, 2011
Egypt’s Military Dissolves Parliament; Calls for Vote
By ANTHONY SHADID and J. DAVID GOODMAN - THE NEW YORK TIMES
CAIRO — The Egyptian military consolidated its control Sunday over what it has called a democratic transition from three decades of President Hosni Mubarak’s...
Egypt's military backs Mubarak
The statement by the Armed Forces Supreme Council is a blow to protesters who had hoped for Mubarak's ouster. Crowds swell, but soldiers take no action to stop demonstrations.
From the Associated Press
3:05 AM PST, February 11, 2011
By MAGGIE MICHAEL, Associated Press Maggie Michael, Associated Press –
Story is continuously updated. So check the link periodically.
CAIRO – President Hosni Mubarak will meet the demands of protesters, military and ruling party officials said Thursday in the strongest indication yet that...
Ethnicity, Religion, Military Performance and Political Reliability — British Recruitment Policy and The Indian Army — 1757-1947
Maj (Retd) AGHA HUMAYUN AMIN from WASHINGTON DC writes about British recruitment policy in the...
A September 8 report by a leading Canadian newspaper cited the Indian branch of the Deloitte consulting firm estimating the world’s second most populous nation plans to spend as much as $80 billion for its defense sector in the next five years.
It quoted an Indian journalist, Rahul Bedi, a...
Photo is of Dr. Kamaljeet Singh Kalsi
WASHINGTON, Saturday 25 September 2010 (AFP) - Growing up near the air force base in Dayton, Ohio, Tejdeep Singh Rattan knew he wanted to serve in uniform. When the military discouraged him, he persisted but again got a cold shoulder.
When he was...
It was 1965,after continual refusal to concede to a Punjabi speaking state Sant Fateh Singh sat down to fast and self immolation on the 25th day ....but war broke out with Pakistan, who attacked 16 Indian airfields with such ligthening strikes....unmatched, that it was apparent Pakistan would...