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Colonel Harjit Singh Sajjan Awarded Canadian Military’s Highest Recognition.

Vancouver, Canada: Decorated Canadian war veteran Lt. Col Harjit Singh Sajjan received the Order of Military Merit last Friday, one of the military’s highest recognition, the Order of Military Merit. He is the first Sikh to receive this award and continues to be a role model for youth across the country as he prepares to serve his country in new ways. ...

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American Sikhs Look For Seva Opportunities On The Second Anniversary Of The Oak Creek Massacre

Oak Creek, Wi, USA: On August 5, 2012, we were shocked as a nation to witness the mass shooting at a gurdwara in Oak Creek, WI. To commemorate the two-year anniversary of that horrific event, the Oak Creek sangat is organizing the Chardhi Kala 6K Memorial Run and Walk to be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014. If you cannot attend ...

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Sikh bodies hold protest, demand arrest of Baba Ramdev

Jalandhar, Punjab: Several Sikh bodies today held a protest against Baba Ramdev and a Jammu-based assistant professor for hurting the religious sentiments of Sikhs. They also held a protest against the city police for delaying the arrest of the duo in the case. Harpal of the Sikh Talmel Committee said following protests by various Sikh organisations last month in Jalandhar, the ...

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7 Reasons Why You Should Use a Wooden Comb

There are many benefits to using a wooden Kanga, a required article of the Sikh faith. The wooden Kanga is a comb that Sikhs wear beneath their turbans, and use to clean and comb unshorn hair, or Kes. Wood is the preferred material used in making a Kanga. Seven reasons why a wooden comb is beneficial for hair include: 1. ...

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15,000 Sikhs Hold Rally in San Francisco Seeking Self-Determination in Punjab

San Francisco, California, USA: Sikhs from all over California and neighboring States held a massive rally at San Francisco’s Civic Center earlier today. Estimated 15,000 showed solidarity and demanded self-determination in Punjab, the Sikh homeland. Sikhs from cities as far as San Diego, Los Angeles, Reno, Redding and Yuba City were present. Attendance by such a large number from Sikhs ...

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