NEW YORK: Sikhs in the US have launched the National Sikh Campaign to tackle the growing misperceptions of Sikhism since 9/11 and highlight the contribution of Sikh Americans to America.
The decision was taken by business and community leaders across the country gathered at Willard...
Akal Takht to honour Dr. Kirpal Singh with title of National Professor of Sikhism
By Parmjit Singh
It is learnt that the Akal Takht has decided to bestow the title of...
Sikh American Activist, Harmeet K. Dhillon, to be Honored at the National Gala
Veteran Sikh civil rights attorney and political activist Harmeet Kaur Dhillon’s career has encompassed many areas of corporate, civil rights, human rights and political law. She is also a...
Manuscripts on display at National Museum of Pakistan.
Over 50 highly rare and old manuscripts are put on display at a special exhibition inaugurated at the National Museum of Pakistan.
The exhibition of...
Children are being denied the enjoyment of the outdoors and nature with consequences for their health, the head of the National Trust has warned.
Dame Fiona Reynolds told the Times the freedom of children to roam unsupervised had shrunk massively since the 1970s.
She blamed nervousness and...
A new National Policy on Older Persons, incorporating a range of welfare measures and an institutional framework for effective implementation, is expected to be unveiled soon.
The policy will be based mostly on the Draft National Policy on Senior Citizens, 2011 headed by V. Mohini Giri, Union...
I read the notice about the "SALDEF National Gala: Celebrating 15 Years" and because I don't live that far away, maybe 40 miles and I certainly have the time, I considered going until I saw the price tag. Although I am not a Sikh I knew it would be educational for me. How ever when I saw the...
Deep Singh of the Jakara Movement
to be Honored at SALDEF National Gala
Join us at the SALDEF National Gala in Washington, DC, on Saturday, October 8, 2011. Along with marking our fifteenth anniversary, we will commemorate the tenth anniversary of 9/11, honor our awardees, and enjoy cultural...
Join us at the SALDEF National Gala in Washington, DC on Saturday, October 8, 2011. Along with marking our fifteenth anniversary, we will commemorate the tenth anniversary of 9/11, honor our awardees, and enjoy cultural entertainment.
We are pleased to announce former Secretary of...
August 6, 2011
National Gurdwara may go under hammer
Yudhvir Rana, TNN | Aug 6, 2011, 03.20AM IST
AMRITSAR: The National Gurdwara, Washington DC, situated close to the White House, may go under the hammer if its management fails to pay a loan of around US$ 2 million. To bail out the...
Chants of "Nippon!" or "Japan" echoed throughout Tokyo in the early morning hours, as the Japanese women's national team twice came from behind to force a shootout that they won to capture the country's first World Cup title.
The victory, in which they outscored the United States 3-1 in the...
A new online exhibition exploring the history and tradition of the Nishan Sahib.
Bahi Lehna (later Guru Angad) and his companions visit Baba Nanak
Gurmukhi Manuscript Panj. B40, ca. 1733, India Office Library
Nihang Chieftain and Attendants
ca. 19th century, paint on paper, private...
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) It was difficult to translate an 18th century text addressed by Sikh Guru Gobind Singh to Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, says diplomat-writer Navtej Sarna who tried not to deviate from the original for the sake of the verse.
'The most important thing in translating...
It was a risk. But it was a calculated risk, and it paid off. Two baby cheetahs were recently born to two separate mothers at the Smithsonian National Zoo, and while it was a time to rejoice, zoologists were also concerned.
According to a Today Show report, when a mother cheetah births just...
Kirpans: Should they be banned from Quebec's National Assembly?
* February 10, 2011
In the Sikh religion, it is forbidden to remove the kirpan, which is kept against the skin under clothing. (CBC)
By CBC News
Quebec's governing Liberals voted in favour of an opposition motion to...
[B]Sikhs 'disappointed' by Quebec vote barring kirpans from assembly[/B
QUEBEC — Members of Canada's Sikh community said they were 'disappointed' Wednesday evening after Quebec's national assembly adopted a motion by a vote of 113-0 supporting the decision by security workers to bar four...
canada sikh community
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SALDEF told the National Geographic Channel last week that clipping a scene from its broadcast program episode, ‘Inside Al Qaeda,’ which juxtaposed Sikhs with terrorists, isn’t enough to alleviate the damage done to the Sikh community.
The Sikh American Legal Defense and...
National Geographic Apologizes for Portraying
Sikhs as Terrorists
Forwarded by email.
SALDEF Appreciative of Prompt Response, Encourages Community to Report
Washington, DC: January 27, 2011 – Last week, the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund...
Elephant in Orang National Park scripts history
Photo shows: Day-old twin elephants huddle under their mother Alka at the Orang National Park in Assam on Thursday. Photo: Ritu Raj Konwar
A female elephant named Alka at the Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park here, about...
Sikh MP's Bill Gets National Holocaust Monument for Canada
IANS Sunday, 12 December 2010 By Gurmukh Singh
TORONTO: A first-time Sikh member of the Canadian parliament has earned the rare distinction of getting his private member's bill to set up a National Holocaust Monument in the country...