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  1. Tejwant Singh

    Politics These Are The Names Of 21 Children Killed In Gaza

    These are the names of 21 children killed in Gaza By Ishaan Tharoor July 10 Renewed hostilities between Israel and militants in the Gaza Strip have seen hundreds of rockets flying into Israeli territory and about 450 Israeli strikes on targets in Gaza, a thin coastal enclave that is...
  2. Harkiran Kaur

    Sikh Names. Ideas?

    It was suggested to me, that at the time of Amrit to take a Sikh name. I know the name is chosen (usually by the parents) based on the first letter of the Hukam that day. So mine will be base don the Hukam the day I take Amrit. Since I obviously did not have a Sikh name at birth, I am in a...
  3. aristotle

    Canada Canada Names Park After First Sikh Settler

    AMRITSAR: To commemorate contribution of Sikhs in Canada's development, the country has named a new park in the city of Calgary after the legendary farmer Harnam Singh Hari, the first Sikh to tame the harsh climes of frigid Alberta province in 1909. Alberta's minister of human services...
  4. J


    Waheguru Ji ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji ki Fateh. sadh sangat ji. i would like to ask two questions in this thread. after the first one has been answered i will proceed on the the next one. quite simply, what does Waheguru mean. :)
  5. Archived_Member16

    Canada Employers Favour English-sounding Names

    Employers favour English-sounding names Survey finds that job applicants have a better chance of a callback if their names aren't Chinese, Indian or Greek By Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun - October 14, 2011 3:20 AM If your name is Alison Johnson or Matthew Wilson, an inventive national...
  6. R

    India Many Voters With Identical Names In CM’s Village Badal

    Many voters with identical names in CM’s village Badal Balwant Garg/TNS Badal (Muktsar), September 16 Several houses in Chief Minister’s Badal village have voters with identical names. The SGPC voters’ list reads that Raja Ram Singh (vote no. 709), Raja Ram Singh (vote no 713) and Raja Singh...
  7. K

    India Center Accepts Punjab CMs Plea On Black Lists Of NRI Sikhs, Deletes 142 Names

    Center accepts Punjab CMs plea on black lists of NRI Sikhs, deletes 142 names Punjab Newsline Network Thursday, 12 May 2011 By Deepti Dharmani CHANDIGARH: Acting on the repeated pleas of the Punjab government, the Government of India has finally deleted the names of 142...
  8. namjiwankaur

    Sikh Names Like Parvati

    I am confused about how Sikhs view Hindu Deity. For instance, would it be acceptable for a Sikh to use the Name Parvati as a Divine Name? I have found references to Hindu Deity in the Gru Granth Sahib and I'm not sure how it is meant to be understood. Is it similar to the Name Allah as a Sikh...
  9. findingmyway

    What Does Your Name Mean?

    Many names have interesting meanings. Sikh names often have a connection to God. Names are such a big part of who we are. What does your name mean? Jasleen = absorbed in the glory of God
  10. Archived_Member16

    Sikh News Centre Removes 23 Ex-Khalistani Militants' Names From Blacklist

    Centre removes 23 ex-Khalistani militants' names from blacklist TNN, Aug 14, 2010, 03.01am IST <!-- google_ad_section_start -->NEW DELHI: Acting on Punjab government's recommendation, the Centre has finally deleted names of 23 former Khalistani militants -- all foreign nationals -- from...
  11. spnadmin

    Punjab Wants Center To Cut Most Skih Names On Blacklist

    Chandigarh: The Punjab government has suggested that the Centre delete the names of all black-listed Sikhs, except for the 28 persons facing criminal cases in the state for militancy. The Punjab government has found that out of the 169 persons listed by the Centre, there were only 28 who...
  12. Tejwant Singh

    MasterCard Names Ajay Banga President And Chief Executive Officer Succeeding Robert W. Selander

    MasterCard Names Ajay Banga President and Chief Executive Officer Succeeding Robert W. Selander http://www.masterca rd.com/us/ company/en/ newsroom/ ceo_transition_ announcement. html MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) today announced that Ajay Banga, currently MasterCard’s president and...
  13. Archived_Member16

    Job Seekers With Asian Names Face Discrimination

    NOTE: This probably applies to all the western countries ! How do we SIKHS tackle this issue in addition to the 5K problems ? Canadians with Asian names face a daunting level of hidden discrimination when searching for a job, University of B.C. economics professor Paul Oreopoulos has found...
  14. Admin

    A Rose By Another Name: On Names And Nicknames

    A ROSE BY ANOTHER NAME: ON NAMES AND NICKNAMES By Dr. I. J. Singh This is a semi-serious commentary on how Sikhs name their children. One might ask, what is so complicated about naming a baby? You made it; you can give it any handle you wish. A book on Sikh names is available and contains...
  15. Tosh

    Was Singh Used In Names Before Khalsa Was Formed

    I am curious to know if Singh was used in names before Khalsa panth was created. This thought came to me while watching the bollywood movie Jodha Akbar. This movie has a character named Rajkumar Ratan Singh. If I understand the time line then Akbar ruled upto 1605, yet Khalsa panth was create at...
  16. A

    Are Sri Guru Granth Sahib Jee Folklore And Mythology?

    Pray Truth for all and say Satsriakal! Dear all! Some insist that the Names of God like Shiv are Folklore and Mythology. I found them in Sri Guru Granth Sahib Jee. Are Sri Guru Granth Sahib Jee Folklore and Mythology for some? Please express your views. I will be thankful. Balbir Singh
  17. Vikram singh

    Canada Allows Sikhs To Keep Last Names

    Canada Allows Sikhs to Keep Last Names
  18. Vikram singh

    Canada Bans Sikh Names?

    sikhchic.com | The Art and Culture of the Diaspora | Article Detail
  19. Archived_Member16

    Common Sikh Names Banned Under Canada's Immigration Policy

    http://www.cbc.ca/canada/calgary/story/2007/07/23/names-immigration.html Common Sikh names banned under Canada's immigration policy Last Updated: Monday, July 23, 2007 - CBC News A Calgary woman waiting for her husband to arrive in Canada is upset by a long-standing immigration policy that...
  20. P

    Sikh News The 2 Sets(.com, Net, Org) Of Sikh Domain Names And Web Space For Sale

    Waheguru ji ka khalsa|| waheguru ji ki fateh|| the 2 sets(.com, .net, .org) of Sikh domain names and web space for sale are not being sold as part of any bussiness but they were bought for setting up two online projects for sikhism. in the due process i broke up with my paetners due to...