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Hong Kong born Buddhist embraces Sikhism

Pat Singh Cheung has adopted several tenets of Sikhism such as wearing a turban and not cutting his hair. (Tristan Le Rudulier/CBC ) Strolling through Vancouver’s Chinatown on a sunny spring day, Pat Singh Cheung chuckles as he talks about how local merchants react to his beard and turban. […]

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Despite border tensions, Indian Sikhs celebrate festival in Pakistan

Many Indian Sikhs believe that peace between India and Pakistan is possible because people from both the countries share common history and culture, and they get along very well. Sikh pilgrims praying during Vaisakhi celebrations in Hasanabdal, Pakistan ( TRTWorld ) HASANABDAL, Pakistan — Under the gurdwara’s bulbous domes, […]

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Mass lobbying effort launched to convince Goodale to remove mention of Sikh terrorism

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said Canadian Security Intelligence Service is ‘taking steps’ to comply with a federal court ruling that the spy agency broke the law by retaining people’s electronic data over a 10-year timeframe. OTTAWA — A Canadian group advocating for an independent Sikh state in India […]

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Sikh leader critical of federal terror report says his Sikh Liberation Front — and its AK-47 logo — don’t promote violence

Moninder Singh pictured in Surrey, British Columbia on April 8, 2015. Moninder Singh has been outspoken in his criticism of a controversial recent federal terrorism report: despite its reference to alleged Sikh extremism, he says he’s aware of no one in Canada who espouses using violence to win Punjab’s […]

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Afghan Hindus, Sikhs Celebrate Vesak Festival

The Hindu and Sikh residents of Nangarhar said they call on the warring parties to agree on a ceasefire. Afghan Hindus and Sikhs in Jalalabad city in the east of Afghanistan on Monday celebrated the 322st Vesak Festival but it was now crowded if compared to their celebrations in […]

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