Sikh community thanks firefighters for their efforts

Vancouver, Canada: Firefighters, who saved a Sikh holy book from the burning ashes of a religious school in Vancouver last week, were rewarded for their efforts on Saturday. Members of the city’s Sikh community showed up at a number of fire halls to give fire crews a taste of their traditional meal. The holy book that was saved is the ...

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Search Gurbani Desktop Version 1.30 released

UK: AllAboutSikhs.com released a newer version on SGDV (Search Gurbani Desktop Version) Search Gurbani Desktop Version V1.3.0 – the Gurbani Search Software Search Gurbani Desktop Version (SGDV) brings to you a unique and comprehensive approach to explore and experience the word of God. We have the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji , Amrit Keertan Gutka and Bhai Gurdaas Vaaran and ...

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Sikh writer, activist and philanthropist Patwant Singh is no more

New Delhi, India: Well known Sikh Writer and philanthropist Patwant Singh has passed away in the national capital following a cardiac arrest. He was 84. Singh, who died at his residence here yesterday, is survived by wife Meher and adopted son Satjiv Singh Chahil. Singh wrote over 10 books on history, politics and international affairs. His latest ‘Empire of the ...

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Despite odds, blind Sikh athlete corners glory

Ludhiana, Punjab: If you are determined to achieve something, there can be no obstacle. This has been proved by Harmanpreet Kaur Chahal, a blind athlete, who has won one gold medal and one bronze medal in athletics in the World Youth and Student Championship held recently at Colarado, USA. The 14-year-old athlete, who competes in the under-B III category of ...

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White racist youth attacks Sikh cab driver in Australia

Australia: A taxi driver has described a bizarre, but terrifying, attack by two men wearing Hungry Jack’s bags on their heads in Melbourne’s inner-east. Vadbhaj Singh, 24, said he picked up the pair on the corner of Bourke and Exhibition Street in the CBD about 4am on Friday, July 24. Mr Singh said before they got into his taxi, which ...

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