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Enlisting SpongeBob and ‘Game of Thrones’ to counter anti-Sikh prejudice

Enlisting SpongeBob and ‘Game of Thrones’ to counter anti-Sikh prejudice

We Are Sikhs representatives hold the American flag at a Fresno Grizzlies baseball game in Fresno, Calif., on July 4, 2017. Photo by Christina Hulick (RNS) — Sikhs are counting on their love of “Game of Thrones” and other elements of American popular culture to help combat misperceptions of […]

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Trendy Singh first in Calgary to make printed dastars

Trendy Singh first in Calgary to make printed dastars

Jenn Nguyen (left) designed prints for Dastars (the main fabric portion of a Sikh turban), like the one worn by her friend Gurpreet Kharey. Calgary’s Sikh community is having a very fashion forward moment – the city’s first custom dastar company has officially launched. A dastar, also known as […]

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Roundabout: Wazirabad, its Ammi Huzoor and her lost Sikh and Hindu friends

Roundabout: Wazirabad, its Ammi Huzoor and her lost Sikh and Hindu friends

A little girl in a lehnga was waiting at the gate in excitement. On seeing us, she ran inside to her grandmother saying “Ammi-ammi, mehman aaye ne. Hindu aaye ne.” ‘Guru da Kotha’, a gurdwara built during the time of Guru Arjan Dev at Wazirabad.(HT Photo) It was Eid-ul-Zuha […]

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The night-bitten dawn of freedom

The night-bitten dawn of freedom

Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs must take responsibility for their crimes when India and Pakistan were partitioned I remember the hot, humid night in August 1947 when my family huddled around an old Grundig radio in Peshawar, then part of northern India, to hear the announcement that Pakistan had become […]

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Diaspora Sikh groups announce to form World Sikh Parliament

Diaspora Sikh groups announce to form World Sikh Parliament

Chandigarh: It is learnt that representatives of various diaspora Sikh organizationsrecently held a meeting a meeting in England and decided to form an organisation called: “The World Sikh Parliament”. A written press release issued in this regard (copy available with the Sikh Siyasat News), states that Sikhs living in […]

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