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Sikh Principle of Chardi-Kala Sustains Family of Oak Creek Victim, Punjab Singh

Wisconsin, US: Punjab Singh spent a lifetime preaching the Sikh principle of chardi-kala (optimism and hope) — the very principle that his family now rely upon to sustain them during his slow recovery from being shot in the head two years ago by a white supremacist. Singh, 66, can neither move nor speak. Doctors say his injuries were so severe that ...

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US Gurdwaras Endorse The Campaign To Change Perception Of Sikhs And Pledge Financial Backing

Washington, DC, USA: Gurdwaras across the country convened in Washington D.C. this last weekend for an unprecedented grassroots meeting called by the newly formed National Sikh Campaign (NSC) to shape the Sikh image in America. Over 100 Representatives from Gurdwaras from all over the United States pledged their support to the National Sikh Campaign’s plan to engage top U.S. political operatives ...

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US court allows service of summons on Dr. Manmohan Singh through his daughter in Human Rights violations lawsuit

Washington, DC: In the human rights violation law suit against former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, a US court has granted Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) motion allowing service of summons on ex-PM’s daughter Amrit Singh, who is a permanent resident of the United States. The leave was granted by US district judge James Boasberg in Columbia. On August 19, the judge ...

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Forlì remembers fallen Sikh soldiers of the war.

Italy: Despite the pouring rain, numerous citizens and members of the Sikh community from across the region attended the war memorial at Forli, Italy to commemorate the Sikh soldiers contribution and ultimate sacrifice during the World Wars. The ceremony on Saturday was held in memory of the Sikh soldiers who died during the advance of the Allied Armed Forces to liberate ...

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Refusal to Exempt Ontario Sikhs From Motorcycle Helmet Law Disappointing: WSO

Toronto, Canada: The World Sikh Organization of Canada has expressed disappointment over the recent decision of Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne to not provide an exemption from helmet requirements for Sikh motorcyclists in the province. WSO Ontario Vice President Prabmeet Singh Sarkaria said today, “Sikhs in Ontario have been calling for a helmet exemption for turbaned Sikh motorcyclists for several years now. ...

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