Preparations on for Sikh festival in Malaysia
Preparations are on for the four-day festival of Barsi, said to be the largest Sikh event outside of the Punjab state in India, in Gurdwara Sahib Malacca in the Malaysian state of Malacca, starting May 30.
Fri May 24, 2013
Globe and Mail
Gyms, libraries, lunch - the gurdwara's got it all
Prasad, a sweet, doughy pudding, is distributed to wedding guests at the Dasmesh Darbar gurdwara.
Australia looks into allowing Sikhs to wear turban at work
Sydney, May 23 : Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has said that she would look into the issue of allowing Sikhs in her country to wear the turban while at work and also while riding motorcycles.
Thu May 23, 2013
Three bids for free schools are approved
An engineering academy for children as young as four was one of three free school applications given the Government's seal of approval yesterday.
Wed May 22, 2013
Prince George Citizen
Prince George Sikh Vaisakhi ...
The annual Prince George Sikh Vaisakhi parade took place Saturday, May 19. The Vaisakhi festival is the Sikh new year celebration, usually celebrated in April.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Brampton Guardian
MPP's Sikh Heritage Month bill passes second reading
Bramalea-Gore-Malton NDP MPP Jagmeet Singh's Private Member's Bill entitled Sikh Heritage Month passed second reading in the legislature today.
Toronto Sikhs organising marathon to help children in need
Toronto, May 16 : Britain's Fauja Singh, believed to be the world's oldest marathoner, will be among those participating in the first ever marathon being organised by the Sikh community of the Greater Toronto Area in Canada May 19.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Orlando Sentinel
My Word: One step closer to freedom from fear
Years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt proposed four fundamental freedoms that all people everywhere ought to enjoy: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want and freedom from fear.
Pro-Khalistan activities: Canada, US need to wake up
Canada may recognize the Sikhs' right to propagate the idea of Khalistan from its territory, but it seems unaware of the problems it can cause.
Sat May 11, 2013
Fresno Sikh community plans new outreach effort
Several of these town halls have taken place over recent months including one following the shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin.
Thu May 09, 2013
Uc Riverside: Sikh studies conference examines everyday practices
As I mentioned in a PE article I wrote , the conference will feature panelists with a wide variety of viewpoints.
RELIGION: Sikh scholars meet at UC Riverside
The three-day conference - expected to be the largest of its kind ever in North America - comes amid continuing criticism of one of the event's organizers, Pashaura Singh, the chairman of Sikh and Punjabi studies at UCR.
Wed May 08, 2013
School campaigners stage silent protest
CAMPAIGNERS against a new secondary academy in Stoke Poges staged a silent protest during an open evening for prospective pupils and parents last week.
International Business Times
Elderly Sikh Man Attacked Outside Gurdwara In Central California; Fresno Police Arrest One
Fresno police arrested a 29-year-old person in connection with a brutal attack on an 81-year-old Sikh man, on Sunday, with a steel rod outside a gurdwara in central California.
Tue May 07, 2013
The Indian Express
Sant Samaj wants Bhindrawale clock restored at Bluestar Memorial
Trashing SGPC's objections over dedicating the Bluestar Memorial at the Golden Temple to Sikh militant leader Jarnail Singh Bhindrawale, members of Sant Samaj, led by Damdami Taksal head Harnam Singh Khalsa, on Monday handed over a memorandum to Akal Takht chief Giani Gurbachan Singh urging him to check any "tampering" with the "martyrs' memorial".
Cleaning of well completed in historic gurdwara in Nepal
Moga, May 7 : The 'Sarbat Da Bhalla', which had taken the job of cleaning a well in historic Kathmandu Gurdwara in Nepal with the help of Sikh community there, has now completed its job.
Mon May 06, 2013
Indian leader in 1984 riots acquitted
Scores of Sikhs demonstrated in New Delhi on Monday against the acquittal of a senior Indian ruling party politician on murder charges in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
Glasgow is home to the largest Sikh population in Scotland
I WAS immensely proud to speak at the opening of the new Glasgow Central Gurdwara, the first purpose-built Sikh temple in Scotland.
Sun May 05, 2013
Malton shines with Khalsa Day parade
The parking lot of the Sri Guru Singh Sabha Malton Gurdwara Sikh Temple was bursting with resplendent cultural attire for today's Khalsa Day celebrations.
Sikhs seeking a place in America | May 5,
There are five ways that many Sikhs embody their religious commitment daily. These are considered "articles of faith," publicly identifying the bearers as Sikhs.