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Indian American couple gift $100,000 to University of California Riverside for Sikh and Punjabi studies

Indian American couple gift $100,000 to University of California Riverside for Sikh and Punjabi studies

To attract graduate students with an interest in Sikh and Punjabi culture. Dr. Harkeerat and Deepta Dhillon (seated, right to left) with daughters (l-r) Avika and Bani. Indian American couple Dr. Harkeerat S. and Deepta Dhillon, longtime supporters of the University of California, Riverside, have endowed a research award […]

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University Of Alberta Turban-Tying Event Fights Racism Against The Sikh Community

University Of Alberta Turban-Tying Event Fights Racism Against The Sikh Community

A University of Alberta event turned racism against the Sikh community into an opportunity to celebrate diversity. In September, students and staff were shocked after 12 racist, anti-Sikh posters were found around the Edmonton university’s campus. They featured a picture of a Sikh man wearing a turban and a […]

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Oct 31 to Nov 6: Blood Donation Week by Worldwide Sikh Community

Oct 31 to Nov 6: Blood Donation Week by Worldwide Sikh Community

LONDON, UK—To raise awareness of the on-going human rights issues in India, international Sikh community will donate blood starting the week of October 31, 2016. The campaign #SikhBlood started last year in order to raise awareness for Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa’s campaign to free political prisoners languishing in jails […]

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Turban tying event creates buzz at University of Alberta

Turban tying event creates buzz at University of Alberta

The University of Alberta Students’ Union building was a sea of multi-coloured turbans on Tuesday in a broad-based show of support for the Sikh community. The turban-tying event called "Turban, Eh?" invited anyone to get a turban tied on their heads. It followed the discovery of a racist poster […]

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Islamic, Jewish, & Sikh women in Tucson discuss peace at panel discussion

Islamic, Jewish, & Sikh women in Tucson discuss peace at panel discussion

(Source: The Culture of Peace Alliance) TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) – The Culture of Peace Alliance (COPA) is working with community organizations to carry out several peace-building projects in Tucson to honor of International Day of Peace. One of which is a panel discussion entitled ‘Women’s Voices Building […]

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