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Sikhs in Europe disuss religious identity issues

Sikhs in Europe disuss religious identity issues

AMRITSAR: Sikh representatives from across Europe recently met at the European Parliament to discuss actions aimed at safeguarding the Sikh identity in Europe. Besides, they also discussed about the Kirpan issue in Italy. Gurjeet Singh of Sikh Federation , UK, told TOI that with UK setting negotiations to exit […]

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Glass ceiling broken, says UK’s first turban-wearing Sikh MP

Glass ceiling broken, says UK’s first turban-wearing Sikh MP

Dhesi said his election was also about being respected and embraced by his fellow countrymen and women, including within the highest echelons of the establishment. Labour’s Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi was elected from Slough, where he previously served as mayor.(Twitter) Delighted to be the first turban-wearing Sikh MP in Britain’s […]

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This is what it’s like to travel as as a Sikh man

This is what it's like to travel as as a Sikh man

Following up on our article detailing the abuse suffered by a Sikh man travelling on a plane, reader Kanwar Singh got in touch and shared his experiences of international travel. Kanwar, who is also Sikh, travels regularly because of his work at charity Khalsa Aid. When he ships out […]

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Maryland (USA): 22nd Annual Sikh Youth Gurmat Camp from 29 July to Aug. 5

Maryland (USA): 22nd Annual Sikh Youth Gurmat Camp from 29 July to Aug. 5

Maryland, USA: Guru Harkrishan Institute of Sikh Studies (GHISS) announced to hold 22nd Annual Sikh Youth Gurmat Camp in Maryland from July 29 – August 5, 2017. A release by GHISS says that only the first 100 registrants with completed applications will be accepted. “The camp is now almost […]

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Film backed by Surrey businessman reveals truths about Sikh royal history

Film backed by Surrey businessman reveals truths about Sikh royal history

Amanda Root (Queen Victoria) and Satider Sartaaj (Duleep Singh) in the new film The Black Prince, which is set to hit theatres on July 21. In 1843, five-year-old Maharaja Duleep Singh sat on the throne of the Sikh kingdom. The Punjabi boy had ascended due to the death of […]

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