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  1. spnadmin

    USA Sikh Soldiers Want More Indian Americans In U.S. Army

    Sikh Soldiers Want More Indian Americans in U.S. Army By Yoshita Singh, Press Trust of India The United States should change its policy to allow more Indian Americans to join the military without compromising on their religious beliefs and practices, the only three Sikh soldiers in the...
  2. spnadmin

    Heritage Shock And Awe: Sikh Martial Arts Wows Chinese Soldiers

    Shock and awe: Sikh martial arts wows Chinese soldiers Sutirtho Patranobis http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/shock-and-awe-sikh-martial-arts-wows-chinese-soldiers/article1-1150705.aspx The martial drill by Indian soldiers lasted for about 20 minutes but it was apparently enough...
  3. aristotle

    Events Saragarhi Day

    September 12 is celebrated every year around the world as Saragarhi Day by all the battalions of the elite Sikh Regiment. UNESCO has recognized this battle as one of the eight great battles of the world known for collective bravery. On receiving the news shortly after the Battle in 1897, it...
  4. spnadmin

    World War 2 Remembering Sikh Soldiers In Italy

    Sikhs in Forli, Italy 13.8.2011.wmv - YouTube
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    SciTech Girl Murdered By Roman Soldiers In North Kent

    The body of a girl thought to have been murdered by Roman soldiers has been discovered in north Kent. Archaeologists working on the site of a Roman settlement near the A2 uncovered the girl who died almost 2,000 years ago. "She was killed by a Roman sword stabbing her in the back of the...
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    General Things Soldiers Do

    Things Soldiers do Raghu Raman As the New Year approached, my 10-year-old son recently asked me what soldiers do during these times. For him and the millions who don’t know, I thought I’d tell what men in uniform do. On the New Year’s Day, less than one in 15 soldiers will be at home with...
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    USA More Than 100,000 Homeless US Soldiers Roaming The Streets

    More Than 100,000 homeless U.S. Soldiers Roaming Streets Brunei News.Net Friday 9th April, 2010 Disturbingly 107,000 former U.S. soldiers are roaming the streets of the nation they fought to protect. The soldiers, most of whom returned home from wars in Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan, and...
  8. spnadmin

    Canada Sacrifice Of Sikh Soldiers Remembered (WSC Of Canada)

    Sikh soldiers using gas masks while defending Ieper in April, 1915. On 22nd April 1915 at 5 p.m. the 2nd Battle of Ypres began with the first successful gas attack in history. The Sikhs did not compromise their turban or sacred hair. Published: November 11, 2010 10:00 AM Updated: November...
  9. Chaan Pardesi

    Arts/Society Stylish Sikh Soldiers

    Stylish Sikh soldiers: Photographer Charles Fréger's uniform obsession A French photographer stops by Mumbai with his portraits of people in uniform, which now includes a shiny-bearded Sikh regiment. French legionnaires, water polo players, English school pupils, Japanese sumo...
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    Heritage Memorial, Remembering 21 Sikh Soldiers, To Come Up In London

    Memorial, remembering 21 Sikh soldiers, to come up in London London, Sep 11 : Prominent members of the Sikh community in the UK, and a former senior official of the British Army are planning to establish a permanent national memorial to mark the sacrifice of 21 Sikh soldiers, who had laid...
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    World War 1 Sikhs@War - A Documentary On Sikh Soldiers Of World War One

    A new documentary film exploring the forgotten history of Indian soldiers who fought for Great Britain during World War One is being released online as a free educational resource for young people. "Sikhs@War" tells the story of the 100,000 Sikh soldiers from modern day India and...
  12. spnadmin

    Sikh Soldiers And The Raj

    The tag of a martial race was now added to them by the English who realized their potential and embarked on a vast recruitment campaign in the Punjab. Thus the Sikhs with a population of 1.8% of the entire India had representation of 20% in the British Indian army. In addition after 1857 Sikh...
  13. Archived_Member16

    Events Call For Recognition Of Sikh Soldiers Who Died For Britain

    Monday August 9, 2010 Sikh Sacrifice Call for recognition of Sikh soldiers who died for Britain THE Sikh community are calling on the government to officially recognise the sacrifice made by Sikhs for the British Army. THE former head of the British Army, Sir Richard Dannatt, helped...
  14. spnadmin

    India Sikh Light Infantry To Recruit Soldiers From Punjab, Haryana, HP, J And K, Chandigarh And Delhi

    CHANDIGARH: 103 Infantry Battalion (TA) Sikh Light Infantry will carry out recruitment rally of Soldiers General Duty and Tradesmen at their Unit location at GT Road, Millerganj, Ludhiana from 29 to 31 July 2010 for those personnel who are domicile of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu...
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    Sikh News The Bravery Of Sikh Soldiers Is Legendary

    When the evolution of the concept of nation states got perfected in Europe in the 19th century, the conscripted armed levies were, as a rule, replaced by standing armies. The British were quick to exploit this new lethal instrument of governance to...
  16. K

    Supernatural No Food 65 Years

    "I feel no need for food and water," states Prahladbhai Jani, a seventy-six year old Indian ascetic who lives in a cave near the Ambaji temple in the state of Gujarat. Mr. Jani claims that he has not had food or fluids to drink for the last sixty-five years. At the age of seven years he left...
  17. Tejwant Singh

    Royal Treatment (Brighton Pavilion, Sikh Soldiers In World War I

    Royal treatment Royal treatment | Culture | The Guardian At the start of the first world war, Brighton's Royal Pavilion was made a hospital for Indian troops, an all-but-forgotten chapter in the surreal building's history...
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    Sikh News Muslim And Sikh Soldiers In The British Army Say Religion Is Not An Issue

    Muslim and Sikh Soldiers in the British Army Say Religion is Not an Issue Photo: Sikh soldiers, Signaller Simranjit 'Sim' Singh, 21 Signal Regiment (right), and Lance Corporal Sarvjit Singh, 3 Regiment Army Air Corps. [Picture: WO2 Richard Dawson RLC] By Deepak Lal Muslim...
  19. Archived_Member16

    Sikh News Meet The First Sikh Soldiers To Guard The Queen

    Armed and ready to protect One: Meet the first Sikh soldiers to guard the Queen These are the first two Sikh soldiers to have the honour of guarding the Queen. Signaler Simranjit Singh, 26, and Lance Corporal Sarvjit Singh, 28, proudly pose with their guns while on duty in the grounds of...
  20. K

    Sikh News Sikh-American Soldiers Sidelined For Turbans And Beards

    Sikh-American soldiers sidelined for turbans and beards Posted by Meeta Kaur/ NJ Voices Guest Blogger June 26, 2009 4:10PM Categories: Policy Watch AP Photo/Mel Evans Dr. Kamal S. Kalsi stands near Saint Joseph's hospital in Paterson, where he works. Kalsi, a Sikh, is also a captain in...
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