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Teaching turban tying keeps Sikh youth’s hopes afloat

Mansa, Punjab: Qualified but unemployed! Tejinder Singh of Mansa, however, did not let his spirit flag and has been serving the community for the last three years by teaching turban tying techniques free of cost to those who are interested in it. Besides, he even motivated the youth to retain their faith in turban, a unique cultural identity of the Sikhs, ...

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US Sikh’s response to racist tweet goes viral on social media

New York, USA: A New Jersey-based Sikh youth’s response to an apparent racist tweet made by a youth went viral on social media. The be fitting reply by Ashishpal Singh won applause from the virtual world and was widely shared not just on Twitter, but on other social media networks, including Facebook and tumblr. Ryan Carr had made a racist comment ...

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New York Sikhs demand feds’ involvement after alleged hit-run hate attack.

New York, USA: The Sikh community turned the heat up Tuesday on the NYPD to find the lead-footed bigot who ran down a Queens businessman with a pickup truck after yelling, “Go back to your own country, Bin Laden!” Sandeep Singh, who somehow survived being knocked down and dragged 30 feet by the truck, said there was only one reason ...

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Woman jailed in UK for killing Sikh man

London, UK: A 31-year-old woman has been sentenced to six years in jail in the UK for killing a Sikh man while driving a car at over 110 km per hour and texting and talking on two phones. Marina Usaceva, originally from Latvia, crashed her Jaguar into the back of 27-year-old Sukhdeep Singh Johal’s Peugeot in Cambridgeshire on March 15 ...

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Why no turbaned Sikh in Union Cabinet, Cong MLA asks Modi

Chandigarh: Lauding the efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in downsizing his Cabinet, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) vice-president and Guruharsahai MLA Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi today pointed out that there was no turbaned Sikh in the Union Ministry. “The Sikhs have a history of supreme sacrifices in defending the country. Starting from fighting the Mughals to the struggle for Independence, ...

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