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New White House Initiative Brings Hope to Disadvantaged Youth

Washington, DC, US: On February 28th, 2014, President Obama unveiled his, “My Brother’s Keeper” Initiative, which focuses on helping every disadvantaged youth find opportunities. Boys and young men of color, who are willing to work hard, will now have a new pipeline for mentorship, support networks, and skills. The Sikh community, in particular, is encouraged to partner with local businesses ...

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Start of Sikh Gurmat prachar to curb anti-social activities

Raikot, India: Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Academy, a socio-religious organisation, working from Gurdwara Sant Ashram Bhaini Baringa, is determined to put an end to the anti-social elements in the district by spreading teachings of Guru Granth Sahib among the masses, irrespective of caste and creed. The organisation has its headquarters in Malaysia and has taught Sikh history and Guru Granth ...

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UNITED SIKHS supports FIFA’s Removal of Ban on Headwear

Ontario, Canada: Following a meeting of the International Football Association Board in Zurich, FIFA has decided to lift a ban on head covers worn for religious purposes. This decision impacts both Muslim women and Sikh men who are required by their faith to wear religious head wear. After FIFA expressed concerns of safety concerns, a two-year trial took place to ...

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United Sikhs team continue to help empower victims of typhoon Haiyan

Manila, Philippines – United Sikhs NGO has accomplished another momentous milestone in our efforts to join the humanitarian response to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan. On February 6th, the organization handed over 18 new homes to those who were directly affected by the devastating disaster that has ravaged a number of Islands across the Philippines. The new homes are ...

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Genetically modified crops is like killing agriculture with acid: Ramadoss

Chennai (Madras), India: The Centre’s sanction to field trials for around 200 genetically modified (GM) food crops, including paddy and wheat, is equivalent to killing Indian agriculture with acid, PMK founder S. Ramadoss He said the centre’s decision is an attack on federalism as agriculture and health are in the concurrent list of the Indian constitution. He also said the ...

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