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  1. aristotle

    USA More Than Half Of Sikh Kids Bullied In School, Turbaned Sikhs Suffer Most

    Over half of Sikh students experience widespread bullying in U.S. schools which is more than double the national rate, according to a new report. The report ‘Go Home Terrorist: A Report on Bullying Against Sikh American School Children’ is based on survey of over 500 Sikh students, and...
  2. Admin

    Events When Sikhs Conquered Delhi

    When Sikhs Conquered Delhi by Major-General Kulwant Singh (Retd.) Nadir Shah's brutal offensives and the eight invasions by Ahmed Shah Abdali had made the Mughal Empire fragile and weak. Sikhs had emerged as a strong and powerful force in northern India, and eventually halted Abdali's...
  3. spnadmin

    USA Sikhs Demand More Representation In US City Administration

    Sikhs demand more representation in US city administration http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/sikhs-demand-more-representation-in-us-city-administration-114022701139_1.html Around 40 members of the Indian and Sikh communities here have asked for more representation in the...
  4. Abneet

    World Afghanistan's Sikhs Face An Uncertain Future

    Afghanistan's Sikhs face an uncertain future The religious minority faces discrimination, lack of political power, and obstacles to cremating their dead. By: Ali M Latifi Kabul, Afghanistan - Awtar Singh Khalsa still remembers the sounds of stones and insults being hurled at the...
  5. spnadmin

    United Sikhs United Sikhs’ Aid And Relief Team Continues To Help Victims Of Typhoon Haiyan In Philippines

    United Sikhs’ aid and relief team continues to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines By Jagdeep Singh http://www.sikhsiyasat.net/2014/02/26/united-sikhs-aid-and-relief-team-continues-to-help-victims-of-typhoon-haiyan-in-philippines/ Philippines (February 26, 2014): According to...
  6. spnadmin

    USA Comcast-NBC Is Looking For Videos Of Sikhs In America: At Gurdwaras, Bowling, On A Motorbike, Volunt

    Comcast-NBC is looking for videos of Sikhs in America: at gurdwaras, bowling, on a motorbike, volunteering By Deepak Chitnis http://www.americanbazaaronline.com/2014/02/25/comcast-nbc-looking-videos-sikhs-america-gurdwaras-bowling-motorbike-volunteering/ WASHINGTON, DC: A casting call...
  7. aristotle

    USA US Sikhs Attain Legal Victory, Allowed To Wear Turbans In Driving License Photos

    A Sikh American has won a legal victory in the US state of Minnesota allowing Sikhs to wear their turbans in driving license identification photographs. The major legal victory for Sikh Americans came yesterday when Jatinder Singh of Blaine, Minnesota and SALDEF (Sikh American Legal Defense...
  8. spnadmin

    World Sikhs Embraced By Hawke's Bay Community

    Sikhs embraced by Hawke's Bay community By Anna Ferrick http://www.nzherald.co.nz/hawkes-bay-today/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503462&objectid=11198526 Baljit Singh, secretary of the Hastings Sikh Temple, says in the 25 years he has been in Hawke's Bay he has not experienced any racism...
  9. spnadmin

    UK Sikhs Help In Relief Efforts In Britain Flood Disaster

    Sikhs help in relief efforts in Britain flood disaster Prasun Sonwalkar http://www.hindustantimes.com/punjab/chandigarh/sikhs-help-in-relief-efforts-in-uk-flood-disaster/article1-1182530.aspx A group of Sikhs from Berkshire and the West Midlands have won hearts by volunteering to...
  10. aristotle

    S Asia Sikhs Want Nawaz Sharif To Help Save Pakistan Gurdwaras

    A group of Sikh academics and politicians from Britain want Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to protect historic Sikh shrines in Pakistan. In a joint letter to Sharif, House of Lords member Ajit Singh who is a professor at Cambridge, Virinder Kalra of the University of Manchester, Swaran Singh...
  11. Chaan Pardesi

    Sikhs In Ireland

    Sikhs in Ireland Gurcharan Singh Kulim Ireland is the smaller of the two islands in British Isles.It is divided into two, the small northern part called Ulster,belongs to the United Kingdom,while the Republic of Ireland is an indepen...dent country, with it's capital at Dublin.The...
  12. spnadmin

    United Sikhs UNITED SIKHS Honored With The Superstorm Sandy Response Partner Award

    UNITED SIKHS honored with the Superstorm Sandy Response Partner Award Press Release Highlights: - With the beginning of 2014, UNITED SIKHS is humbled to receive the partner award for our Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts from New York Disaster Interfaith Services (NYDIS). - We...
  13. spnadmin

    Malaysia Sikhs Can Use The Word ‘Allah’, Says Doyen Karpal

    Sikhs can use the word ‘Allah’, says doyen Karpal http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2014/01/12/sikhs-can-use-the-word-allah-says-doyen-karpal/ Penang Mufti’s prohibition of that word by Sikhs in the state was of no consequence of avail, stressed the veteran lawyer GEORGE...
  14. aristotle

    UK UK Sikhs, Hindus Against Use Of Word 'Asian' In Criminality Talk

    London: British Sikhs and Hindus have launched an online petition asking politicians and media to stop using vague terms like "Asian" while talking of child sex grooming by gangs as it besmirches their communities. Four leading religious groups - the Hindu Council UK, the Network of Sikh...
  15. spnadmin

    UK Langars For Non-Sikhs Too

    Now, Langars for Non-Sikhs Too By Harpreet Bajwa - CHANDIGARH http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/Now-Langars-for-Non-Sikhs-Too/2013/12/30/article1971835.ece Gurudwaras across the globe have been pivotal to Punjabi confluence and a refuge for them away from home since time...
  16. spnadmin

    World State Of Neglect: Sikhs In Nepal

    State of neglect Despite being born and raised here, Nepali Sikhs and their contributions are ignored by the state by Jaspal Singh http://www.ekantipur.com/2013/12/29/opinion/state-of-neglect/383092.html The word ‘Sikh’ means ‘disciple’. A Sikh is a person who believes in One...
  17. spnadmin

    SALDEF Turban Myths Engages Sikhs At Stanford University (Must Read From SALDEF)

    I encourage you to click on the link and read the full report. It is rich with statistics and social coverage of mistaken beliefs about turbans and Sikhs. The authors completed a heroic task of team based research which is presented in an interesting format. spnadmin We're proud to present to...
  18. spnadmin

    USA Utah Sikhs Bring Warmth To Homeless With Blanket Donation

    Utah Sikhs bring warmth to homeless with blanket donation By Carole Mikita Summary The Road Home has 200 new blankets for the homeless thanks to an interfaith gesture from members of the Sikh Temple. “We always want to participate in our community, whatever little help we can do...
  19. spnadmin

    Heritage Indore: Sikhs Hail HC Decision, Celebrate Their Win

    Indore: Sikhs hail HC decision, celebrate their win Asheesh Kumar Shukla http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-indore-sikhs-hail-hc-decision-celebrate-their-win-1933358 Decision will work as catalyst for development work in Betma. Residents in the vicinity of Gurudwara of Betma...
  20. spnadmin

    Legal US Rights Body Asks Hagel To Explain 'Army Bias' Against Sikhs

    US rights body asks Hagel to explain 'Army bias' against Sikhs A US commission has asked defence secretary Chuck Hagel to explain the exclusion of Sikhs, known for their valour and pride, from the American armed forces. In a letter, the US Commission on Civil Rights requested Hagel to...
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