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  1. aristotle

    Controversial Sikh Basketball Players Forced To Play Without Turbans At FIBA Asia Cup

    The most recent headgear controversy in athletics concerns a sport that may surprise you: basketball. Last Saturday night at the FIBA Asia Cup, India had to start its game against Japan minus two of its top players, 6-foot-11 Amrit Pal Singh and 6-foot-8 Amjyot Singh. Minutes before the...
  2. spnadmin

    UK Sikh Turbans On Display At Bradford Exhibition

    Sikh Turbans on display at Bradford exhibition http://www.hindustantimes.com/punjab/chandigarh/exhibit-of-sikh-turbans-in-bradford/article1-1189243.aspx A special turban owned by the British Museum provided the focal-point as an exhibition celebrating Sikhism was officially opened in...
  3. 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...
  4. spnadmin

    USA Pentagon To Relax Rules On Personal Religious Wear — Including Beards, Turbans

    Pentagon to relax rules on personal religious wear — including beards, turbans Brett Flashnick http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2014/01/22/22376938-pentagon-to-relax-rules-on-personal-religious-wear-including-beards-turbans?lite U.S. Army Spc. Simran Lamba, center, the first enlisted...
  5. spnadmin

    Pacific Sikh-ing A Solution: Motorbike Riders Want Turbans Not Helmuts (& Video)

    Sikh-ing a solution: motorbike riders want turbans not helmets By Felicity Ogilvie http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2013-09-11/sikhing-a-solution-motorbike-riders-want-turbans-not-helmets/1189455 A Sikh man living in Hobart wants the law changed so he can wear his turban...
  6. spnadmin

    World Sikhs Get Their Way On Turbans In Italy

    Sikhs Get their Way on Turbans in Italy by Yudhvir Rana http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-08-09/india/41236445_1_turbans-sikh-gurdwara-management-committee-manjit-singh-gk AMRITSAR: After mounting pressure on the Italian government, a five-member delegation of Delhi...
  7. H

    Yogism Turbans And White Robes: The Latest Yoga Craze Is Kundalini

    sat sri akaal anyone having full access to article on Times and what are your views http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/health/diet-fitness/article3760584.ece spnadmin note: I tried to locate the full article on alternative web sites with no luck. To get the full article one has to be a...
  8. Archived_Member16

    Canada Quebec Separatists Score Points With Ban On Turbans In Youth Soccer

    Quebec separatists score points with ban on turbans in youth soccer ..By Matthew Coutts - Daily Brew – 1 hour 27 minutes ago.. Quebec Premier Pauline Marois says she supports the QSF ban on players wearing turbans. Quebec’s soccer federation is digging in its heels after being...
  9. M

    Interesting Questions Regarding Sikh Conversion

    Hi there! I have a few questions about Sikhism. I am an American girl who is really new to the Sikh culture and way of life, and I'd love to learn more from someone more experienced :happykudi: (that being said, I apologize if anything I ask here comes off as rude or offensive; that isn't my...
  10. spnadmin

    Canada Sikhs Banned From Playing In Turbans

    Sikhs banned from playing in turbans News Date: 4th June 2013 View Comments: (0) http://www.businessghana.com/portal/sports/news.php?op=getNews&id=36767&news_cat_id=3 See related story at Quebec Soccer Federation Sticks to Turban Ban...
  11. spnadmin

    World No Ban On Wearing Sikh Turbans In Public: France

    No ban on wearing Sikh turbans in public: France Jayanth Jacob, http://www.hindustantimes.com/India-news/NewDelhi/No-ban-on-wearing-Sikh-turbans-in-public-France/Article1-1010262.aspx Ahead of president Francois Hollande's visit to India on February 14 and 15, France has clarified that there...
  12. namjiwankaur

    Petition At Change.org To Allow NYPD Sikhs To Wear Turbans

    From Change.org Mayor Michael Bloomberg: Allow Sikhs in NYPD to wear turbans and beards Sign the Petition: https://www.change.org/petitions/mayor-michael-bloomberg-allow-sikhs-in-nypd-to-wear-turbans-and-beards
  13. findingmyway

    Opinion Dreadlocks, Turbans, And Rollercoaster Racism

    Living in Brooklyn, New York City as a turban-wearing Sikh, I attract plenty of negative attention from random strangers as well as the cops, which I’ve written about at length. Fortunately, I also get some love and respect from time to time as I walk or ride my bike in my neighborhood in...
  14. findingmyway

    USA MTA Turban Policy: NYC Transit Allows Sikh And Muslim Employees To Wear Turbans Without Agency Logo

    (RNS) Sikh and Muslim transit workers in New York City are celebrating the settlement of a federal lawsuit that will allow them to wear turbans on the job, in public and without affixing Metropolitan Transit Authority logos to them. They will just have to be the same blue color as the MTA...
  15. Chaan Pardesi

    Pacific Pink Turbans' . Balle Balle

    Standing out: The pink turban brigade and a fellow Iron Maiden fan from Denmark after the band’s concert in Singapore last month. Who says real men can’t wear pink? THERE they were at the Green Day concert – six pink turbans bobbing up and down in the crowd. They stood out so much that...
  16. spnadmin

    Patkas And Hats With Turbans As A Rite Of Passage

    Patkas and Hats With Turbans as a Rite of Passage I.J. Singh We were at a Sikh wedding in a little town that has a small but vibrant Sikh community. In some of the rituals and functions, the community appeared as if frozen in time and culture, but that is not what prompted me to write this...
  17. spnadmin

    World Sikhs Forced To Remove Turbans At Milan Airport

    JALANDHAR: A group of Sikhs was reportedly forced to remove turbans at Milan airport before they could board a flight on January 27. This comes in the wake of an uproar over full pat-down, including turbans, in the US recently. On Friday, Karamjit Singh Dhillon, president of Indian Overseas...
  18. spnadmin

    USA TSA: Body Scanners Cannot See Through Turbans

    TSA: Body Scanners Cannot See Through Turbans More screenings for Sikhs By Anju Kaur, SikhNN staff writer, Washington Bureau Posted: Thursday, January 13, 2011 | 07:11 pm The Transportation and Security Administration will use secondary screening measures for turbans, such as a...
  19. Aman Singh

    World Sikhs Urge Sarkozy To Lift Ban On Turbans In French Schools

    A large number of Sikhs, led by Shiromani Akali Dal MPs Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa and Harsimrat Kaur Badal and comprising members of Delhi unit of the SAD (Badal) and a number of school children on Monday took out a protest demonstration against the ban on wearing turbans in France. They then...
  20. spnadmin

    World PM May Bring Up Ban On Turbans With Sarkozy

    NEW DELHI: As French President Nicolas Sarkozy landed in Delhi on Sunday, government sources indicated that the contentious issue of Sikh turbans in France would again be taken up with the French side. The government is expected to politely convey to Sarkozy how strongly India feels about the...
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