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Members of the Sikh religious Society in Palatine served hot meals on Christmas to families in need at the Salvation army, 825 N. Christiana Ave., in Chicago. ... Sikhs served the meals to the guests. ... Sikh Community youth volunteers handed out cookies, bagels and cakes to the families after the meal.
The 'World's Most Entertaining police Recruitment Video' has been launched by New Zealand police today in a bid to attract hundreds of new cops to apply. The two and a half minute video, released via the New Zealand Police Recruitment facebook page, stars a huge range of New Zealand Police staff in ...
HOBOKEN -- Ravinder S. Bhalla, an attorney and former councilman, was sworn in as Hoboken's 39th mayor Monday afternoon, pledging in his inaugural address to focus on core governmental functions, oversee infrastructure projects and rid Mile Square City of the semi-annual bar crawls that he called a ...
Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has praised Sikhs for their "significant contributions" to the multi-racial country. Speaking at the official opening of the SGD 12 million renovated Singapore Khalsa Association or SKA last night, Tharman said the Sikh community has gone ...
... cultural, sporting and social needs of the Singapore Sikh community. According to SKA President Mohinder Singh, until the early 1990's, the building was mostly used for classes to teach the Punjabi language for young Singaporean Sikhs. On weekends the SKA auditorium hosted both Sikh and non-Sikh ...

Members of the Sikh community of Los Angeles setting up Langar (a community kitchen) for float decorating volunteers at the Phoenix Decorating Company in Irwindale. This year's float is titled "Serving Kindness." It is a replica of the world's largest free community kitchen at India's Golden Temple.
Key Club volunteers Katie Cardella, 17, left, and Guatam Yarramreddy, 14, both of Placentia, work on the Sikh-American Rose Parade float in Irwindale on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. The float focuses on the religious tenet of "langar," requiring anyone who comes to a Sikh Temple to be fed and is modeled after ...
Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has praised Sikhs for their "significant contributions" to the multi-racial country. Speaking at the official opening of SGD 12 million renovated Singapore Khalsa Association or SKA last night, Tharman said the Sikh community has gone beyond ...
"Growing up in California, it was always a dream to see a Sikh float in the Tournament of Roses Parade," said Bhajneet Singh, a member of the Sikh committee responsible for the float entry for the fourth consecutive year. "The theme of langar really speaks the values of Sikhism and the work that we are ...
An RTO officer in Mangaluru is in the dock for demanding that a Sikh man remove his turban and wear a helmet in order to take a driving test. ... "I told the official that Central Motor Vehicle Act has laid down provisions that Sikhs are exempted from wearing a helmet, however the official did not budge and ...
In a remarkable goodwill gesture, Muslims in Fatehgarh Sahib have opened up the premises of historical Lal masjid to the members of Sikh community to let them prepare and serve 'langar' (community kitchen) for Shahidi Jor Mela, a three-day event which observes martyrdom of the younger Sahibzaadas ...
The religious minority has an estimated 500,000 followers in the U.S. and 25 million worldwide, and Didbal's ascension comes as Sikhs have made political inroads nationwide. But those gains have been accompanied by heightened discrimination since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Followers have ...
... modern kitchens; larger prayer rooms; a gym, and modern accommodation for the temple's eight ceremonial readers, known as Granthis. Mr Johal said: "We would like to create a purpose-built museum for all of the city's Sikh community. "And, very importantly, an education centre for Sikhs and non-Sikhs ...
Singh was full of resolve the day he walked into an Italian police station to report the abuse he was facing in the fields of southern Italy. "I am a Sikh," says the farm worker from Punjab in northern India. "And when a Sikh takes a decision, he will go forward, no matter what." Singh knew the risk he was taking.
A fellow member of the Santa Rosa temple, Sukhwinder Lamba, an executive with the software firm OpsHub who lost his family home to the October fires, said that at a traditional, communal Sikh meal, all are invited and all sit on the floor. King or pauper, Lamba said, "You all sit on the same level and you ...
The Sikh Human Development Foundation (SHDF) has raised over $210,000 for underprivileged students pursuing higher education in Punjab during its latest fund drive, according to the ... The SHDF programme is run in partnership with the New Delhi-based Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council, Ahuja said.

The Sikh community here has raised USD 2,10,000 for underprivileged youth pursuing higher education in Punjab. The fund was raised at an event this week by the Sikh Human Development Foundation (SHDF), featuring Bollywood actor and Punjabi comedian Gurpreet Ghuggi. "The SHDF has so far ...
The IAF attack on Pakistan Army tank column at Longewala during the 1971 war was important as it destroyed a large number of tanks, recollected Air Marshal Vinod Patney (retd). In the audience sat Brig Kuldip Singh Chandpuri (retd), who as a Major led a company of the 23 Punjab Battalion, to prevent ...
Simran Jeet Singh, a Sikh assistant religion professor at Trinity University, penned a viral tweet on Tuesday describing his mom's reaction to the racism he ... What you might not know is that Sikhs have a history in the US and abroad of being mistaken for being Muslim and thus being accused of terrorism," ...
Singh travelled to smaller villages and towns with Sikh names, which serve as a vivid reminder of the past when these lands were predominantly populated by Sikhs. He also traced the fate of the 27 Sikh forts that barred the only invasion route into Punjab and Kashmir from the western frontiers of the ...
"The APSCC held a number of meetings with the present Home Minister and his predecessors so that justice was meted out to the Sikh community. But like his predecessors, the incumbent Home Minister failed to solve the problems of the Sikhs of Jammu and Kashmir. This has pushed the Sikhs of the state ...
Nation's 1st female Sikh mayor living her 'American dream' ... Preet Didbal will be the first Sikh woman to be elected mayor in in the U.S. She will be sworn in as Yuba City's mayor next week. She is currently the Northern California city's vice mayor. Advertisement. She shares her "American dream" in the ...
"I like it when people think issues through and do their research, and she does that. She's very thoughtful," Cleveland said. "She's just a good person to work with." Thousands of Sikhs have settled in Yuba City due in part to the surrounding region's fertile soil. Last year's Sikh Parade Festival was the largest ...
Didbal said her priorities as mayor will involve youth education, homelessness, completing the Fifth Street Bridge project and bridging the gap between the region's growth and economic development. Q: You are born and raised in Yuba City. How does it feel to soon become the first Sikh woman elected as ...
In front of the Gurdwara Janam Asthan, a Sikh temple known as the birthplace of Sikhism's founder, thousands of Sikhs, Muslims, and Hindus gathered in November 2017 to celebrate the 549th birthday of Guru Nanak. The Sikh yatris (pilgrims) faced the center of a sacred pond of water known as the ...
Sardar Ramesh Singh Khalsa, patron-in-chief of the charitable Pakistan Sikh Council clinched the title in the 'Sikhs in Charity' category at the ...
The case has raised alarm among Sikhs in India and across the Sikh diaspora with concerns being raised about the due process around ...
Giani is a salutation in Sikhism and it is given to Sikh priests. "For saving the Hindu religion, for safeguarding Tilak (sacred mark applied by Hindus) and Janeu (the Brahminical thread), Guru Tegh Bahadur arrived in Delhi's Chandni Chowk (for his martyrdom). Bhai Dyala, Bhai Mati Das, and Bhai Sati Das ...
A local Sikh believes Grimsby 'let itself down' after venues refused to allow former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson a place to ...
Sikh 'torture' in Punjab raised in UK Parliament ... The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Sikhs, led by Labour MP Preet Kaur Gill, ...
A British Sikh man arrested in India and allegedly tortured by police has ..... Hundreds of Sikhs held a demonstration outside the Foreign and ...
The annual Nagar Kirtan procession, which last year attracted about 10,000 Sikhs, will be making its way through the city tomorrow morning ...
Still, Sikhs have risen in public life, particularly in Canada, where the current defense minister is Sikh. In the United States, there have been at ...
Sikhs in the Greater Toronto Area -- and around the globe -- celebrated Gurpurab, the birthday of the Sikh religion's founder, on Saturday.
The flyers targeting Ravinder Bhalla, the first Sikh to hold elected office in New ... Sikhism is a great religion but Sikhs try to associate with Islam ...
It's not that the members of the Sikh Motorcycle Club aren't loyal to one .... There are many things that Sikhs have carried with them into the ...
"Trump sends warm wishes to Sikh Americans and Sikhs around the world as they celebrate the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Devji, the ...
Today, every Gurdwara or Sikh temple will be packed with hundreds if not thousands of people for the celebration of the birth of the founder of ...
Their journey has been rather smooth, and in tune with changes in the broader place of Sikhs in Pakistani society. The community's visibility ...
A 14-year-old Sikh boy was punched and knocked down by his classmate in the Washington state, with his father claiming that his son was ...
Sikhs have for long been deeply wary of the RSS's scheme of a Hindu rashtra and its subversive movement to merge the Sikh identity with ...
Sufi traditions, a Sikh past and Islamic influences come together in a .... Most of them were Mazhabi Sikhs, a title reserved for Sikhs who ...
Fremont, California: The Sikh Coalition a USA based Sikh civil rights group has stated that for the sixth consecutive year the California ...
Earlier this year, in an effort to combat this hate with a message of peace and unity, the National Sikh Campaign launched We Are Sikhs Fresno ...
Photograph: Sikh Federation ... that Sikhs be considered a separate ethnic group so depressing (Sikh ethnic tick box needed in 2021 census, ...
Only two Sikhs present, both from the Network of Sikh Organisations (NSO), dissented with one calling for a Sikh tick box under religion only ...
Depending on whom you ask, the main thing still missing from the golden Sikh temple that's risen in northeast Vancouver is either interior ...
The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) will not be ... said the Sikhs would never extend support to an outfit which tries to ...
As there is not a separate Sikh ethnic tick box in the census, the ... why earlier this month the PM's race disparity audit totally ignored Sikhs.


 

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