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150 years of Sikh history explored by national museum

Hillingdon, London:A project exploring over 150 years of Sikh history has been launched by the National Army Museum (NAM) in collaboration with the Anglo-Sikh Heritage Trail (ASHT). ‘War and Sikhs’ is a community project created to raise awareness of the vital contribution of Sikh soldiers to the British Army and to give British Sikhs ‘ownership’ over how their history and ...

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American Sikh Caucus calls on FBI to track hate crimes

Washington, USA: In the face of continued violence against Sikhs, the bipartisan American Congressional Sikh Caucus asked the Department of Justice to include an Sikh hate crime category on the Hate Crime Incident Report. “American Sikhs experience bigotry at all ages, from school-yard bullying to horrific violence. Despite this, Sikh category has not been added to Form 1-699. Including an Sikh ...

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Sikhs unite against Sajjan

New Delhi: The Sikh rally held at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday was possibly the largest gathering of Sikhs in the Capital. They had gathered to protest the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 Sikh genocide case by a Delhi court on April 30. The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee ( DSGPC) and Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) had ...

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Sikhs in Malaysia angry at tonsuring act

Singapore:  Sikhs in Malaysia are angry at members of the Democratic Action Party (DAP) for shaving their heads ahead of the country’s May 5 general elections in protest against what they called money politics. The leaders of the multi-racial DAP had tonsured their heads at the Goddess of Mercy Pavilion at Kek Lok Si temple in Georgetown, the capital of ...

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U.S. Congress launches American Sikh Congressional Caucus with great help of UNITED SIKHS

Washington,USA: April 24 (ANI): The U.S. Congress today launched the American Sikh Congressional Caucus during 113th Congress to garner more support from Congress members to resolve issues confronting the Sikh community. The caucus will serve to educate Members of Congress and the general public about American Sikhs issues and draw strategy on how to support the American Sikh community. In ...

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