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Golf Digest apologises for portraying Sikh Guru as a golfer.

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The hugely popular golf magazine, Golf Digest has issued an apology to the Sikh community for portraying a Sikh Guru as a golfer on its cover. According to Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF)..... → read more
After the Attack - Interview with the Head Granthi of the Golden Temple

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Singh Sahib Giani Sahib Singh, the head Granthi of Sri Darbar Sahib, had his residence in Shaheed Bunga Street on the back side of Sri Darbar Sahib. Indian forces had initiated their attack on Sri Darbar Sahib at 4:45am on the morning of June 4...... → read more
Sikh pilgrims due to reach Pakistan Today.

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Around 1,000 Sikh pilgrims are due to reach Pakistan today to attend 402nd death anniversary of Guru Arjun Dev Jee, said Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Deputy Director Faraz Abbas...... → read more
"I refused to kill Sikh fighters.." - Gen Jamwal

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Major-Gen J.S. Jamwal (retd), then General Officer Commanding (GOC), 15 Infantry Division claimed that he had refused to accept the advice of two senior Army officers to kill the militants taken into custody during Operation Bluestar...... → read more
Pakistani Sikh and Hindu officers usher in a new era

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Hercharin Singh, 23 is Pakistan's first Sikh officer and a symbol of the changing face of its army. Dressed in a smart khaki uniform and sporting a solitary star on his shoulder, Lieutenant Singh cannot help suppress the sense of pride he feels....... → read more
402nd Martyrdom Of Guru Arjan Dev Observed at Uppuguda

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The 402nd Martyrdom of Guru Arjan, the fifth Sikh Guru is marked with a colourful procession (Nagar Kirtan) from Gurdwara, Sikh Chawni, Nalebagh, Uppuguda, Hyderabad when hundreds of Sikh and others took part in the chanting of Gurbani Kirtan...... → read more
Maylasia - The 57th Gurdwara Cup in Pictures

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Malaysian Sikhs hosted the 57th Gurdwara Cup in Seremban, Negri Sembilan recently. The Sports Carnival, which has been hosted by various states in Malaysia without a break for 57 years, saw Sikhs competing in hockey....... → read more
72-Year-Old Sikh To Walk 500 Miles For Funds In Cancer Research

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A 72-year-old Sikh, Balwant 'Bobby' Singh Grewal started a 500-mile walk from Edinburgh to London to raise one million pounds for research into bowel cancer...... → read more
Inside and Outside.

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The Almighty created this entire universe and then took residence in every particle of it. He is present in everything and is also beyond it. This perfect natural engineering is prevalent everywhere..... → read more
Tragic memory of 'Operation Blue Star'

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June 5 and June 6 are reminders of the "Operation Blue Star" when Indian military, led by General Kuldip Singh Brar, launched attack on the Golden Temple, the holiest shrine of Sikhs in 1984, to arrest Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, the only leader who had been boldly fighting for the rights of Sikhs...... → read more
Sikh Foundation Endows Chair at UCR.

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With contributions from the Saini Foundation and a number of individuals, the Sikh Foundation has endowed the Dr. Jasbir Singh Saini Chair in Sikh and Punjabi (Language) Studies at the University of California, Riverside...... → read more
One Light broadcast worldwide on free-to-air satellite channel

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SMTV (Supreme Master TeleVision) a free-to-air spiritual and constructive satellite channel based out of LA, California will broadcast One Light, along with an interview with the teen director, Angad Singh, on Thursday June 5th 2008...... → read more
Sikh-owned Akal Security Awarded $1.18 Billion NASA Contract

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Coastal International Security, Inc. (Coastal), a wholly owned subsidiary of Akal Security, Inc. (Akal), has been awarded a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) contract amounting to a total of $1.18 billion ..... → read more
Jatinder Singh joins the technical elite.

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A British Telecommunications man has become one of the most highly-qualified Cisco network engineers in the world after attaining a rare combination of accreditations from the US internet equipment giant...... → read more
Sikhs Take French Turban Ban to the European Court

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UNITED SIKHS lawyers announced today that they filed a legal challenge last Friday to the French law which banned the turban in public schools in 2004. The cases before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg will be the first against France..... → read more
The Chattri Memorial Service.

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This weekend the quiet village of Patcham near Brighton plays host to the annual Chattri Memorial Service - dedicated to the Indian soldiers who fought on the Western Front during the First World War...... → read more
Anurag Singh is director of Sikh Itihas Board.

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Concerned over the controversies over the Sikh history, the SGPC has cleared the appointment of Dr Anurag Singh, a Sikh scholar, as director of the Sikh Itihas Board. Dr Singh, who is at present the manager with Punjab and Sind Bank, Ludhiana, would take over..... → read more
Komagata Maru apology delivered to loud jaikara

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Amid shouts of "Bole So Nihal", Canada's British Columbia provincial assembly in Victoria city formally apologised for the Komagata Maru tragedy involving the treatment of South Asian passengers aboard the Komagata Maru after they were denied entry to Canada in 1914...... → read more
Sikh policeman to receive £70,000 compensation

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The Metropolitan police has been ordered to pay £70,000 compensation to a Sikh policeman after turning him down for promotion in 2005. An employment tribunal ruled last year that Detective Sergeant Gurpal Virdi was victimised........ → read more
First ever album of Partaal launched in the UK.

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On Sunday the 25th of May, Thames Valley University contributed to a historic event which took place at Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Southall to commemorate the unique contribution of the fourth Guru to the heritage of Sikh music...... → read more
What is karma?
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Sharon Stone claims the earthquake in China is the result of bad karma for its treatment of Tibetans. Is her definition - "when you are not nice, bad things happen to you" - correct?..... → read more
Forgiveness: the Path of Contentment

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In November 2007 a Seattle Sikh taxi-driver, Sukhvir Singh was brutally attacked by a drunken man named Luis Vazquez. Luis had been placed in Sukhvir’s taxi by two police officers, after he had been denied entry into Husky Stadium........ → read more
Sundri show attracts over 5000 people in Toronto

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Sunday, 11-May-08 became a landmark day in history of Sikh Movies. "Sundri: The Brave Kaur" produced by Vismaad opened a record weekend...... → read more
Sikhs in France plan new school to combat turban ban

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TURBAN ROW: Sikhs are preparing to beat the French ban on the turban by opening schools...... → read more
A Rich Sikh’s Quest for Seva

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The Sikh Human Development Foundation has been increasing its fundraising every year..... → read more
SGPC on defensive after installing ACs inside Golden Temple

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The controversy over installation of the ACs inside the sanctum sanctorum started last year...... → read more
Britain's Got Talent: dancing to the same beat

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A Michael Jackson tribute act featuring a Muslim and a Sikh has proved a massive hit on the TV show Britain's Got Talent...... → read more
402nd Martyrdom of Fifth Guru to be Observed in Hyderabad on June 7 and 8, 2008

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Guru Arjan Dev Ji set the noblest example of courage and boldness in resisting the wrongs of the mightiest power on earth..... → read more
Singapore team scores Down Under

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Charanjit Singh Dhaliwal, 34, and his team designed and built TeamDraw..... → read more
Of Knives and Kirpans

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Knives and knife crime are a hot topic right now in the press... All things being equal, this would have been yet another idyllic early summer afternoon walk along the canal to the local Underground station...... → read more
Sikh Missionary College to revive ‘tanti saaz’

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The Shaheed Sikh Missionary College here has made special arrangements to impart its training to pupils..... → read more