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Sikh Awareness Program Created for Over 70,000 First Responders in New Jersey.

Trenton, NJ, USA: UNITED SIKHS collaborated with the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness to create a Sikh Cultural Sensitivities Training program. This program is online at NJLearn, the internet training system for all New Jersey first responders. Its goal is to educate first responders, including fire, police, and emergency medical personnel on the Sikh community, its articles ...

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Message by Guribadat Singh on FIBA Turban Ban

With the grace of God, I have been the youngest Sikh to climb Mt. Everest at the age of 17. I faced many challenges and due to frost stricken hair at the altitude of 29,000 ft at -39 degrees Celsius, I was asked to cut my hair to save myself. I refused to compromise on my Faith and God helped ...

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S. Hari Singh Nalwa tops list of “Top Ten World Conquerors” compiled by Billionaires Australia

“Billionaires Australia” has compiled a list of Top Ten conquerors of the History. Sikh warrior Hari Singh Nalwa has topped the list, followed by Genghis Khan and Alexander ranked as second and third. Here Billionaires Australia has done just that – join us as we countdown the top 10 conquerors of all time. 1. Hari Singh Nalwa And so we ...

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Foreign fighters tell us a different story from the trenches

France: Last week, ceremonies were held in Tanzania and Kenya to mark the anniversary of the moment in 1914 when German forces marched into British Kenya, the only German invasion of British territory during the First World War. The government of Tanzania explained that the centenary of the Great War, in which Tanzania, then the colony of German East Africa, was ...

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6th Annual Sikh Summit Brings Awareness to the Nation’s Capital

Washington, DC, USA: From July 28-30, 2014, UNITED SIKHS held its 6 th Annual Sikh Summit in Washington DC to meet congressmen, government agencies, and NGOs to discuss Sikh issues around the world, including: – Addressing the rise in hate crimes committed across the country; – Halting the continued introduction of hair sampling qbills by U.S. Congress members; – Counting Sikhs ...

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