Tag Archives: Sikh faith

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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Legislation for religious workers introduced in US

Washington, USA: Aimed at facilitating the immigration of religious workers, including those of Hindu and Sikh faith, a US lawmaker has introduced a legislation in the House of Representatives. Introduced yesterday by Congressman Mike Honda, the Freedom of Faith Act (HR 4460), will make permanent the special immigrant provision for non-minister religious workers. The current religious workers programme is set to ...

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British Sikhs fined over attack on fellow Sikh

London, UK: A British court has fined three Sikhs who launched a ferocious attack on a fellow Sikh after he criticised their gurdwara on Facebook. Gurinderjit Singh, Santokh Singh Sahota and Harpreet Singh Sahota had pleaded guilty to a charge of affray at Warwickshire Crown Court in relation to the attack on Jujhar Singh Flora. Recorder Christopher Goodchild, who was hearing ...

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TODAY IN SIKH HISTORY: SAKA NANKANA SAHIB (NANKANA SAHIB MASSACRE)

The Nankana Sahib Massacre refers to the grim episode during the Gurdwara Reform Movement or Akali Movement in which a peaceful batch of reformist Sikhs were subjected to a murderous assault on 20 February 1921 in the holy shrine at Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. In October 1920, a congregation was held at Dharowal, District ...

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UK drive to get Sikhs on organ donor list

London, UK: A new drive has been launched to overcome the extreme shortage of British Sikhs on the organ donation list of the UK. Members of the Asian community are more likely to need a transplant but wait longer than the general population in Britain for a match. According to official figures, only around two per cent of organ donors each ...

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