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  1. Talk with daughters prompts Navdeep Bains to march in Pride paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Toronto Star

    ... and 2011, supported same-sex marriage legislation in 2005, despite opposition from some quarters, including his own Sikh community. He saw it as a landmark move that highlighted how far Canadian attitudes had progressed. But looking back, Bains says ...

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  2. Design unveiled for tribute to - Lions of the Great War'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Keighleynews.co.uk

    A bronze statue honouring the "unmeasurable" contribution of Sikh soldiers during the First World War has been commissioned to mark the centenary of the end of the conflict. The 10ft-high monument in Smethwick, West Midlands, depicting a Sikh serviceman carrying a rifle, will pay tribute to the thousands of troops from India who fought and died for Britain between 1914 and 1918.

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  3. Smethwick Sikh soldier statue 'striking tribute'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BBC News

    A 10ft bronze statue of a World War One Sikh soldier is to be installed in a high street to commemorate 100 years since the end of the conflict. The Lions of the Great War monument, which will be installed later this year in Smethwick, West Midlands, will honour the South Asian service personnel who fought for Britain.

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  4. Cradley Heath artist creating sculpture to honour WW1 Sikh soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Halesowennews.co.uk

    A 10-FOOT high bronze statue of a First World War Sikh soldier is set to be created by Cradley Heath artist Luke Perry in commemoration of 100 years since the end of the conflict. The sculptor has been appointed by Guru Nanak Gurdwara Smethwick to create the 'Lions of the Great War' monument to honour the sacrifices made by South Asian service personnel of all faiths from the Indian subcontinent who fought for Britain in the two world wars and subsequent conflicts.

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  5. In boost for minorities, Sikh leader to enter Afghan HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | The Times of India

    Avtar Singh Khalsa, a Sikh and longtime leader of the community, will run unopposed for a seat in the lower house of parliament that was apportioned to the minority by presidential decree in 2016. Avtar Singh Khalsa will run unopposed for a seat in the lower house of parliament that was apportioned to the minority by presidential decree in 2016 The 52-year-old father of four served as a senator representing the minority, which has long had a seat in the upper house of parliament KABUL: Avtar Singh Khalsa will represent Afghanistan's tiny Sikh and Hindu minority in the next parliament, where he says he hopes to serve the entire country.

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  6. Sikh leader fights to aid decimated minority groups inRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | SFGate

    Avtar Singh Khalsa will represent Afghanistan's small and dwindling Sikh and Hindu minorities in the next parliament. The groups have suffered under decades of conflict.

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  7. Afghan Sikh leader holds out hope for dwindling minorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Brandon Sun

    Avtar Singh Khalsa will represent Afghanistan's tiny Sikh and Hindu minority in the next parliament, where he says he hopes to serve the entire country. Few Afghans are as invested in the government's quest for peace and stability as the dwindling Sikh and Hindu minorities, which have been decimated by decades of conflict.

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  8. UK Sikh NGO Offers Iftar Food Packets to 5000 Syrian RefugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | India.com

    On the special occasion of Ramzan, a UK-based Sikh NGO is giving away more than 5,000 packets of food to Syrian refugees who have been uprooted due to the conflict in the region and are living in Lebanon and Iraq. Khalsa Aid is a humanitarian initiative and they definitely put a smile on a lot of young faces by giving away shoes and clothes to 500 Syrian refugee children.

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  9. Spreading smiles, UK Sikh NGO gives Eid gifts to over 500 Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | The Indian Express

    ... of refugee children displaced from their home country? Do they get to enjoy the festival with gifts? Well, thanks to a Sikh NGO, over 500 Syrian refugee children were surprised with special Eidis. Khalsa Aid, a UK-based Sikh organisation that ...

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  10. Sikh families migrate from Peshawar to safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | The Times of India

    AMRITSAR: Afraid of targeted killings, Sikh families from Peshawar city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan are fleeing to safety days after killing of a local Sikh religious leader Charanjit Singh. A prominent Sikh of Peshawar Radesh Singh Tony told TOI over phone from Peshawar on Thursday that as many as 40 to 45 Sikh families had migrated to Sikh majority areas of Hassanabdal, Panja Sahib, Nankana Sahib and Lahore in two weeks time.

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  11. Afghan Sikh Seeks A Seat In ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Weekday Magazine

    One seat in the Afghan parliament is reserved for a member of the country's small Sikh and Hindu communities.

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  12. Punjab: Four Dera men - held' in 3-year-old desecration casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | The Indian Express

    ... of Guru Granth Sahib from village Burj Jawahar Singh Wala was reported on June 1 and the incident of torn pages of the Sikh holy book being found in streets of Bargari village took place on October 12. Both cases were handed over to the CBI by the ...

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  13. A day after Shah, Akali leadership meets ModiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | Newkerala.com

    ... 2019 general elections. It urged the BJP leadership to ensure that minorities feel safe under the NDA rule and that the Sikh community, Punjab and its farmers get their dues. "The Prime Minister at the very outset expressed his profound appreciation ...

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  14. ASC condemns the carnage against innocent...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | Pakistan Christian Post

    Washington DC: June 8, 2018. On May 31, 2018 attacks by the local Khasi-Indian tribesmen started, subsequent to an argument between a local Sikh woman and a Khasi-Indian bus conductor in reference to a bus improperly parked in Shillong, Meghalaya, India.

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  15. Sikh priests display a 'Jalao' on 'Gurta Gadhi Diwas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | Newkerala.com

    Amritsar: Sikh priests display a 'Jalao' - a splendour show of Sikhism's symbolic items - on 'Gurta Gadhi Diwas' of sixth Sikh Guru, Guru Hargobind at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on June 7, 2018.

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  16. First Sikh candidate submits papers for reserved seats in SindhRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | Daily Times

    First Sikh candidate from Sindh, Sardar Ramesh Singh Khalsa, on Thursday submitted nomination papers for reserved seat of religious minorities in Sindh Assembly to the provincial election commissioner, Muhammad Yousuf Khan Khattak . "No political party has so far asked me to submit nomination for reserved seat, however, I have submitted it as an independent candidate," said Saradar Ramesh Singh.

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  17. First Sikh candidate submits nomination papers for minority seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | Daily Times

    KARACHI: First Sikh candidate from Sindh, Sardar Ramesh Singh Khalsa submitted nomination papers for a religious minority seat in Sindh Assembly on Thursday. "No political party has so far asked me to submit nomination for the reserved seat, however, I have submitted it as an independent candidate," said Saradar Ramesh Singh.

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  18. UK: Man Arrested For Arson Attacks at Mosque, GurudwaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | India.com

    ... criticised the lack of national media coverage of the incident, saying it revealed "a lack of concern for Muslim and Sikh lives and reminds us that the terrorist label (and public outrage) is only reserved for black and brown people". "These attacks ...

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  19. Man arrested over arson attacks at mosque, gurudwara in UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | The Times of India

    ... criticised the lack of national media coverage of the incident, saying it revealed "a lack of concern for Muslim and Sikh lives and reminds us that the terrorist label (and public outrage) is only reserved for black and brown people". "These attacks ...

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  20. Operation Blue Star anniversary: AISSF raises pro- Khalistan slogansRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Newkerala.com

    Amritsar , June 6 : On the 34th anniversary of Operation Blue Star, the All India Sikh Students Federation on Wednesday raised pro-Khalistan slogans inside the premises of Golden Temple in Amritsar. The AISSF, founded in 1944, is a Sikh student organisation and political organisation in India.

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