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    Events Sikhs In Iran - The Siege Of Herat 1837-1838

    The Siege of Herat 1837-1838 By: John Carl Nelson, 1976 Intrigues in Afghanistan 1834 - 1837 Of all the territories once ruled by Ahmad Shah, by 1835 only Kabul, Kandahar, and Herat remained, each under a different ruler. Economic ruin accompanied anarchy, and the population of Herat and...
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    USA Ahead Of Obama's Visit To India Hundreds Of Sikhs Protest In New York

    NEW YORK: After President Obama shied away from Sikh Human Rights issue by refusing to visit Golden Temple, he was reminded by hundreds of Sikhs who gathered in New York City in front of United Nations Headquarters, of his campaign promise and legal obligation to victims of Sikh Genocide...
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    'Midst Dance And Music, Sikhs Crown Mr Singh

    http://getahead.rediff.com/slide-show/2010/nov/02/slide-show-1-specials-amidst-dance-and-music-sikhs-crown-mr-singh.htm Uday Kuckian and Abhishek Mande watch hunks from across the country put their best foot forward in this unique community fashion show. On October 29, the Sikh community in...
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    S Asia Sikhs In Pakistan Pick Up Pieces Of Their Shattered Lives

    Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) A group of Sikh families, who fled from Pakistan's Orakzai tribal agency after Taliban rebels unleashed a reign of terror, have now returned home. Said a beaming 11-year-old: 'I'm very happy to have returned to my village.' The family of 11-year-old Rajindar Kaur, a...
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    1984 Anti-Sikh Pogrom India's Sikhs Wait For Justice

    India's Sikhs wait for justice October 29, 2009 03:46:00 PM For Gurdeep Kaur, this weekend marks the 25th anniversary of the day she saw her son burnt alive during an orgy of anti-Sikh violence sparked by the killing of India's then prime minister. Sitting in her ramshackle home in west...
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    Events October 30th: Saka Punja Sahib (Sikhs Of Guru Nanak Dev)

    October 30th: Saka Punjab Sahib (Sikhs of Guru Nanak Dev Ji) Oct 30 2010 07:00 PM | On the 8th August, 1922 A.D., the police arrested five Singhs for cutting Acacia wood for langar (community kitchen) from uncultivated land attached to Gurdwara Guru Ka Bagh. Everyone was sentenced to a...
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    S Asia Hindus, Sikhs Living Miserable Life In Pak: BJP MP

    Hindus, Sikhs living miserable life in Pak: BJP MP Published: Friday, Oct 29, 2010, 20:31 IST Place: Kapurthala | Agency: PTI Former Punjab BJP President and Rajya Sabha MP Avinash Rai Khanna today said that Hindus and Sikhs in Pakistan were living a "miserable life". While speaking...
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    USA US-based Sikhs To Obama: Visit Gurudwaras In Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: Disappointed, but determined not to give up, the Sikh community in the US now wants President Barack Obama to visit gurudwaras in Pakistan when he visits the country next year, after Amritsar's Golden Temple was not included in his India trip in November. "With the White House's...
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    Sikhs Give Poverello House Donation

    The area's Sikh community combined efforts to pay for the cost of meals served at the Poverello House in November 2009 -- $17,010. This year, Sikhs are looking to provide more help for the homeless center. Dr. Mohinder Poonia, a board member of the Sikh Council of Central California, says...
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    SALDEF Enhanced Airport Pat-Downs Begin Today

    Enhanced Airport Pat-Downs Begin Today (Washington DC) October 29, 2010 -- Effective today, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) implemented a new style of pat-downs that is being described as more invasive and intrusive. A statement put out by TSA yesterday states that they...
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    Now, A Model-hunt For Sikhs!

    http://getahead.rediff.com/slide-show/2010/oct/29/slide-show-1-specials-now-a-model-hunt-for-sikhs.htm Abhishek Mande Hitesh Harisinghani and Abhishek Mande sit in on an unusual model training session and watch turbaned hunks compete for Mr Singh India 2010. Mahinder Singh stands at...
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    Heritage Kohinoor Of Sikhs

    http://kohinoorofsikhs.blogspot.com/ In response to a report on BBC NEWS dated 29th July 2010, David Cameron(British PM on visit to India) has rejected calls for the famous Koh-i-Noor diamond, which has been part of the Crown Jewels for 150 years, to be returned to India. I better warn the...
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    UK Jonathan Aitkens Girl Alexandra Sikhs New Lifestyle

    Jonathan Aitken’s girl Sikhs a new lifestyle . . . Last updated at 2:04 AM on 27th October 2010 Old Etonian *Jonathan Aitken has made a career out of re-*inventing himself, from war correspondent and TV mogul to Tory MP and jailbird — and, last but by no means least, a born-again...
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    USA U.S. Sikhs Urge Obama To Visit Golden Temple, Despite Rumors (with Comments From The US)

    U.S. Sikhs Urge Obama To Visit Golden Temple, Despite Rumors Fowarded to SPN by member Tejwant Singh ji Malik By Whitney Jones Religion News Service (RNS) American Sikhs are urging President Obama to visit the famed Golden Temple in India next month, despite his administration's...
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    Events Chronicle Of Sikh Massacres (vi) Execution Of Banda Bahadur With 15,000 Sikhs

    IRON RULE of BANDA SINGH BAHADUR The name of Mukhlispur was changed to Lohgarh, and it became the capital of first Sikh state. Banda ruled over the region bounded on the north by Shiwalik hills, on the west by river Tangri, on the east by river Jamuna, and in the south by a line passing...
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    USA Sikhs Urge Obama To Visit Golden Temple On India Trip

    Sikhs urge Obama to visit Golden Temple on India trip Sikh groups have urged US President Barack Obama not to avoid visiting the Golden Temple in Amritsar during his India trip next month, amid reports he is now unlikely to go there. A US official told the BBC there were...
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    Sikh News Sikhs Hook On To Twitter, FB To Bring Obama To Punjab

    Upset over reports that US President Barack Obama [ Images ] may skip the Golden Temple [ Images ] during his India [ Images ] visit, a Sikh group ion Washington on Thursday asked community members to campaign through Twitter and Facebook accounts of the White House for his visit to Sikhism's...
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    Head-scarf Is A Nonissue (SFJ) - Obama Shies Away From Paying Tribute To Innocent Sikhs Massacred At

    Forwarded for posting by forum mentor Gyani Jarnail Singh ji Dhillon "Arshi" HEAD-SCARF IS A NONISSUE - OBAMA SHIES AWAY FROM PAYING TRIBUTE TO INNOCENT SIKHS MASSACRED AT GOLDEN TEMPLE IN JUNE 1984 New York: Reacting to the President Obama's refusal to visit Golden...
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    S Asia Sikhs Ready To Return To Pak's Restive Tribal Belt

    Published: Wednesday, Oct 20, 2010, 18:34 IST Place: Peshawar | Agency: PTI Amid reports that members of the Sikh community were reluctant to return to their homes in Pakistan's restive Orakzai Agency, a delegation from the minority community today said they had asked the authorities to...
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    Events Historical Jihad Interlude: Massacres Of Sikhs In 1746 And 1762

    Once again, it is important to point out that the jihad did not begin in September 2001, and it is not aimed soley, or even mostly, at Christians in North America and Europe. The jihad has nothing to do with the existence of the state of modern Israel, or the existence of the United States...
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