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Delco Sikhs make history in Washington

Delco Sikhs make history in Washington

SUBMITTED PHOTO When Millbourne resident Giani Sukhvinder Singh tilted his head and prayed in the Senate Chamber Wednesday, he was making history. As the contingent of Sikhs descended on the nation’s capital to celebrate the 550th anniversary of the birth of their founder, Guru Nanak, U.S. Sen. Patrick Toomey, […]

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Meet Kanwal Toor: Sikh ex-model who plans to oust Tan Dhesi

Meet Kanwal Toor: Sikh ex-model who plans to oust Tan Dhesi

Kanwal Toor. LONDON: A former Miss India is hoping to oust Britain’s first turban-wearing MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi at the next general election. Kanwal Toor , a finalist in Femina Miss India in 2001, who runs a jewellery business from Beaconsfield, eight miles from Slough, has just been selected […]

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The Limerick man unknown in Ireland but revered by millions worldwide

The Limerick man unknown in Ireland but revered by millions worldwide

Max Arthur Macauliffe, the eldest in a family of 11, grew up in Co Limerick. The name Max Arthur Macauliffe means very little to most people in Ireland . Up until recently, this man, who is revered by millions around the world, was barely heard of even in the […]

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DMU HOSTED EXHIBITION IN CELEBRATION OF SIKH FOUNDER’S 550th BIRTHDAY

DMU HOSTED EXHIBITION IN CELEBRATION OF SIKH FOUNDER’S 550th BIRTHDAY

In celebration of the 550th birthday of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of the Sikh faith, Leicester’s De Montfort University (DMU) hosted a photo exhibition last week. Image Credit: REDPIX The display, which was showcased at Trinity House Chapel at DMU from Tuesday 8 October to Thursday […]

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Fully Sikh, Black Swan State Theatre Company (WA)

Fully Sikh, Black Swan State Theatre Company (WA)

Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa’s theatre debut is a poetic, immersive interpretation of culture and visibility. Spoken word performer Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa makes her theatre debut in this Black Swan and Barking Gecko Theatre co-production. Image: Daniel J Grant. Fully Sikh is the highly anticipated, 75-minute long theatre debut from Sukhjit […]

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