One recent afternoon, two dozen teenagers stayed late at Hoover Middle School in Potomac, Md., for a presentation on Jewish culture. They tasted matzoh brittle, spun dreidels, colored Purim masks and watched a video of a rabbi blowing a ram’s horn.
Some clowned or texted, but one student...
LOS ANGELES —
Prateek Singh could not wait to get out onto the court.
With his friends and family packed tightly into a small high school gym, the basketball-obsessed, turban-wearing Prateek took the floor to warm up for his first high school game. It was 1992 and Singh was a sophomore at...
I wasn't sure where to put this so I do apologise in advance if it's in the wrong place and would be grateful if the mods could move it to the right place but I was wondering if I could get some help...
In a meeting I had recently at work, I proposed an idea of celebrating the Sikh festival of...
Gang of men 'groomed girls as young as 11 for sex, trafficked them across the UK and attacked them with meat cleavers and baseball bats'
Nine men groomed and horrifically abused vulnerable girls a court has heard
One victim was forced to miscarry after her attacker used an 'instrument' on her...
A survey published this week found more young people turning away from religion, believing that the definition of being "moral" meant looking after your family rather than taking part in religion.
More than half of the 16 to 24-year-olds questioned in the poll said their peers were less...
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Young Canadians embrace diversity
Older people not so supportive, poll finds
By Sheila Dabu Nonato, Postmedia News - April 25, 2012
Multiculturalism remains popular among Canadians, a new study finds, but older Canadians seem to have more reservations about Canada's model of...
Canada Immigration Reform:
Jason Kenney Seeks Young, Educated, Skilled And Fluent Newcomers
First Posted: 10/30/11 12:45 PM ET Updated: 10/31/11 08:37 AM ET
OTTAWA - Immigration Minister Jason Kenney has never suffered from lack of ambition and his latest goal is nothing short...
UN: World will miss economic benefit of 1.8 billion young people
Population report says lack of education, infrastructure and jobs will mean a generation's potential will be wasted
Fiona Harvey, environment correspondent
guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 26 October 2011 13.32 BST
Kochi The Kerala High Court said that sex with young girls had become the 'luxury' of the rich and rejected the bail pleas of eight accused in a case relating to the rape of a minor girl allegedly by 100-odd men over a period of time.
"Sex with young girls had become the luxury of the rich and...
SAN ANTONIO, TX—Young people from across world came to participate in the Sikh Research Institute’s (SikhRI) leadership development program Sidak.
Sidak is a distinctive leadership development program for young adults seeking to increase their commitment towards the Sikh faith. A two-week...
NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. — When the 7-foot-4 center Sim Bhullar walks through airports, people flock to him and ask him to pose for pictures. When he recently visited India, where his parents were born, so many approached him at the Sikh shrine known as the Golden Temple that he was ushered into an...
With constant surveillance and monitored bathroom use, the BPO worker is not just partying says Shehzaad Nadeem
While offshoring is motivated by the prospect of significant...
April 9, 2011
Home ministry worries about young and jobless workforce
Bad governance and too many expectations would become a cause of concern, it says
United States President Barack Obama has patted India for its increasing youth population and economists...
Protest’s Old Guard Falls In Behind the Young
By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and MONA EL-NAGGAR
Published: January 30, 2011
CAIRO — Last Thursday, a small group of Internet-savvy young political organizers gathered in the Cairo home of an associate of Mohamed ElBaradei, the diplomat and Nobel...
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Lisa D. Pearce and Melinda Lundquist Denton
Are you religious? What criteria come to mind in answering that question? When evaluating how "religious" someone is, social scientists and the general public tend to rely on the frequency of religious activities, strength or type of religious...
The Indian republic is young enough to try out more states
POLITICS AND PLAY: RAMACHANDRA GUHA
The United States of America has less than half as many citizens as the republic of India, yet almost twice as many states. The map of that country has been drawn and redrawn very...
International gathering of young Sikhs focuses on creating good citizens
By SARBAN SINGH
SWEDISH siblings Manjoth Singh, 11, and his six-year-old sister Harjeevan Kaur were spellbound upon seeing a bevy of sparkling clean BMWs and vintage cars lead a procession carrying the Guru Granth...
United Sikhs Conference Brings Together The Cream Of Crop Of Young Bright, Articulate Sikhs
The United Sikhs Organization headed conference held in Surrey dealt with human rights , women rights and problems, youth problems and Sikh identity crisis problems faced by Sikhs in various countries...
Future of Faith
Young Canadians increasingly
shunning religious institutions
From Wednesday's Globe and Mail
Published Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010 9:00PM EST
If the future for institutional religion in Canada lies in the hearts and minds of the young, a dark night is sweeping down...
He was the pride of the local Sikh community and had hopes of being a deputy sheriff.
Now, detectives are trying to piece together why 23-year-old Satwant Rai was gunned down in front of a friend's home Monday night.
"He had a very good heart, but he was very brave, so he was not afraid to...