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The Edgy Sport of Gatka

When Rajinder Singh first wanted to learn gatka, a traditional martial art originally from India’s Punjab state, his mother discouraged him, worried he might injure himself. “But my father supported me fully,” recalls the 25-year-old. “He told me, ‘You go play, learn.’” In 2008, Singh’s father convinced his mother […]

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India to set up Guru Nanak chair in UK university

India’s high commissioner to the UK Ruchi Ghanshyam (R) and president of Sikh Council, Wales, Gurmit Randhawa honouring children for reciting ‘shabads’ at an event in Cardiff. India is in the process of setting up a chair in a British university as part of Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary […]

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Sikh girl who wore religious knife to class caused parents to take their children out of school

Sikh girl who wore religious knife to class caused parents to take their children out of school

God, creation, science, religion: the conflicts Read more A Sikh girl who brought a religious knife into class caused parents to boycott her primary school over safety concerns. The schoolgirl brought a kirpan, a small blunt sword or dagger worn by Sikhs as a mark of their faith, into […]

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A brush with history: Unique exhibition on Sikhs by Western artists in Chandigarh

At the Sikh Exhibition by the Hurbis Foundation. IT IS a brush with Sikh glory, grandeur, history, tradition, culture.that you will view and feel, as part of ‘The Sikh: An Occidental Romance’, a unique exhibition of the Sikh community by Western artists from the 19th and 20th century. The […]

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Corbyn addresses gurdwara, promises Jallianwala apology in bid to win Sikh vote in EU elections

Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. (Reuters) LONDON: Labour Party and Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn visited a gurdwara in Southall on Sunday in an attempt to win over the Sikh vote for the European Parliament elections. The elections to select 73 members of the European Parliament to represent […]

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