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When Captain America Wears a Turban, What Does He Fight For?

New York, USA: Sikh cartoonist Vishavijit Singh says he dons superhero garb to battle stereotypes. Not all superheroes are fictional. For example: Vishavijit Singh, the first Sikh Captain America. An editorial cartoonist by trade, a few months ago he suited up as a real-life turbaned and bearded version of Jack Kirby’s strongman and strode through New York City, to promote ...

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250 langars symbolise spirit of amity and communal harmony

Fatehgarn Sahib, Punjab: Around 250 langars were set up near Fatehgarh Sahib to mark the Shaheedi Jor Mela which started on December 25 and concluded on December 27 with a religious procession. Though the Jor Mela concluded on Friday but still large number of langars are being organized in Fatehgarh Sahib and surrounding areas. During the mela,several langar organizers had ...

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Serving Sikh soldiers want more Sikhs in US army

New York, US: The US should change its policy to allow more Sikh American to join the military without compromising on their religious beliefs and practices, the only three Sikh soldiers in the US army say. Major Kamaljeet Singh Kalsi, Captain Tejdeep Singh Rattan and Corporal Simran Preet Singh Lamba are the only three Sikhs serving in the US army currently. ...

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Are Sikhs turban-wearing TSA targets? App tracks claims of profiling

California, US: Amardeep Singh is a typical American guy — born in New Jersey, raised by a soccer mom, die-hard Yankees fan, player of fantasy football, married with two kids, attorney. Yet almost every time he travels, he said, he is pulled over by TSA agents for a secondary screening. Why? Singh is Sikh. For religious reasons, he wears a ...

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Chief Minister to inaugurate Sri Guru Granth Sahib Bhawan today

Patiala, Punjab: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will inaugurate the newly constructed Sri Guru Granth Sahib Bhawan on the Punjabi University Campus here tomorrow. The new structure will house the Department of Guru Granth Sahib Religious Studies and will carry out both research and teaching activities with focus on Sikh studies. Vice Chancellor of the university Dr Jaspal Singh said ...

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