Tag Archives: Sikh-American

Sikh American Chamber inks pact with UP Global

Chandigarh: In order to promote entrepreneurship in the northern region, the India Centre of Sikh American Chamber of Commerce (SACC) partnered with Seattle-based UP Global known for its ‘Startup Weekend’ programmes. UP Global CEO Marc Nager and COO Adam Stelle, along with SACC India president Manipal Dhariwal signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here on Saturday to use the synergy of ...

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US Sikh commerce chamber opens centre in Chandigarh

Chandigarh: The American-Punjabi community opened the India centre of Sikh American Chamber of Commerce (SACC) in the city today. Sukhwinder Singh Kaila, founder president of SACC (New Jersey, US), presented the charter to the newly elected president of centre, Manipal Dhariwal. Kaila, a successful IT entrepreneur in New Jersey, said “strength of a community was judged by the strength of its ...

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Sikhs promote equality during awareness month

US: For the second year, Fresno State students will celebrate the first Sikh American Awareness and Appreciation Month in November, where a club will focus on educating the community about its religion and promoting equality for Sikhs. Last September, the California Legislature passed a resolution declaring November Sikh American Awareness and Appreciation Month. Aranvir Johal, president of the Punjab Sikh ...

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A gurdwara in California has been vandalised and the word “terrorist” scrawled on its walls.

Los Angeles, California: A gurdwara in California has been vandalised and the word “terrorist” scrawled on its walls in an apparent hate crime, days ahead of the first anniversary of the Oak Creek Gurdwara shooting in Wisconsin. “The Sikh gurdwara in Riverside was vandalised on the night of July 29 in an apparent hate crime. The word ‘terrorist’ was spray-painted around ...

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Sikh Coalition invited back to NYPD for new officer training

New York: The Sikh Coalition was invited back to the New York City Police Academy on June 24 to train its newest graduating class of police officers. This was the third time the Sikh Coalition has been invited to participate in the officer training. The Sikh Coalition had previously visited the Academy to present information about Sikhs in 2011 and ...

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