Tag Archives: Sikhs

Track hate crimes against Sikhs, demand Senators

Washington,USA: Citing last year’s Gurdwara shootout in Wisconsin, a group of 26 Senators from the Democratic party has asked the US Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller to start tracking hate crimes against Sikhs, besides Arabs as soon as possible. “These senseless acts of hate-fuelled violence committed against individuals and groups leave a deep impact on the targeted ...

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Pakistan allows Delhi Sikh body to renovate two gurudwaras

Amritsar, Punjab: Pakistan government has authorised the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee to do renovation work at two historic Gurudwaras situated in the country. “They have asked the DSGMC to conduct the ‘kar sewa’ of Gurudwara Dera Sahib, Lahore and Gurudwara Ber Sahib, Sialkot,” DSGMC president Paramjeet Singh Sarna said today. Sarna was on a visit to Pakistan and returned ...

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Turbaned Sikhs Are Not Terrorists

California,US: I was on my way to lunch with one of the partners at a prestigious law firm when we both heard it: a random person on the street yelling at me, “Terrorist … hey, terrorist!” I was in the process of trying to secure a job. Like any other law school student, I just wanted to fit in at ...

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Sikhs and Shastars” seminar in Surrey

Surrey, Vancouver: Guru Nanak Academy in Surrey, BC hosted a seminar called “Sikhs and Shastars”. The seminar, organized by Shaheed Baba Deep Singh Ji Gatka Akhara (Surrey) and Khalsa Sewa Dal (India), was in commemoration of the Janam Divas of Amar Shaheed Sahibzada Baba Jorawar Singh Ji and in remembrance of Dhan Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib Ji and all ...

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PM vows more facilities for Sikh yatrees

Lahore,Pak: Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Sunday said that the PPP-led government was committed to protect the rights of minority communities living in Pakistan. He was addressing an international seminar and cultural programme ‘Aj Sikh Qaum Kitthey Kharri Hai?’ organised by Dyal Singh Research and Cultural Forum (DSRCF) in connection with the 544th birthday celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak, ...

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