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Convinced by Sikh, Muslim family saves Hindu lives

Convinced by Sikh, Muslim family saves Hindu lives

This is a rare instance when a Muslim family has agreed to donate organs to save lives of people of other religion, say PGI officials. (i-Stock Photo) Convinced by a Sikh, a Muslim family came forward to donate organs to give a new lease of life to four people, […]

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UK Sikh group calls for mature political leadership in the UK to unite a “divided country”

UK Sikh group calls for mature political leadership in the UK to unite a “divided country”

London: Following the EU Referendum decision to leave the EU what is immediately required in the interests of Britain is economic and political stability to reassure markets. The financial and housing markets have already seen some large shocks. Hence we welcome Prime Minister David Cameron’s decision to move very […]

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‘Temple got mash up’: Teenage vandals film themselves smashing up a Sikh community centre and gloating about it on Snapchat

'Temple got mash up': Teenage vandals film themselves smashing up a Sikh community centre and gloating about it on Snapchat

A group of teenage vandals filmed themselves smashing up the inside of a Sikh temple and then gloated about their mindless destruction on social media. The yobs targeted the Gurdwara in Gravesend, Kent, yesterday evening – wrecking glass cabinets, throwing plates at walls and hurling sacred Sikh symbols in […]

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Afghanistan’s dwindling Sikh, Hindu communities flee new abuses

Afghanistan’s dwindling Sikh, Hindu communities flee new abuses

Afghan Sikh Jagtar Singh Laghmani, 50, sits at his traditional herb shop on June 19, 2016, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo by Mohammad Ismail/REUTERS KABUL (Reuters) On a bright day in downtown Kabul, Jagtar Singh Laghmani was in his traditional herb shop when a man turned up, drew a knife […]

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Sikh Professor: ‘Diversity Is What Makes This Nation Great’

Sikh Professor: 'Diversity Is What Makes This Nation Great'

Life Stories: Simran Jeet Singh 5:15 From growing up in the "only turbaned family in San Antonio" to appearing on "The Daily Show," faith has always been an important part of Simran Jeet Singh’s life. The professor and Sikh Coalition fellow says the end goal of Sikhism is love, […]

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