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Son Of Sardar! Diljit Dosanjh Shares The Advice He Got Before Becoming A Bollywood Actor

In an industry, which is driven more by the popularity of an actor rather than his/her skills – where good looks matter more than the actual acting prowess – and where nepotism is a never-ending debate that the entire film fraternity either disses or avoids the topic, do you […]

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Chinese lady holds umbrella for Sikh uncle, causes the Internet to melt in joy

Don’t we all love a good Samaritan to tell our cold hearts that there is indeed good in all of us? A Chinese lady was seen photographed carrying an umbrella and holding it for a Sikh uncle at a junction, in a photo shared by Facebook user Jonathan Vendi […]

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Pacoima’s Sikh community spends Saturday practicing what it preaches: Being selfless

People receive holiday gifts and food during a holiday Sharing is Caring event hosted by Khalsa Care Foundation, a non-profit organization of the Sikh community in Pacoima, CA on December 8, 2018. (Photo by John McCoy, Contributing Photographer) Selfless. That was the keyword on Saturday, as the Khalsa Care […]

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First India death sentence over deadly 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Sikh leaders say the death toll from the 1984 anti-Sikh riots far exceeded the official figure of nearly 3,000. (Photo: AFP/Narinder Nanu) NEW DELHI: An Indian court on Tuesday (Nov 20) handed down a rare death sentence over anti-Sikh riots in 1984 that left nearly 3,000 dead following the […]

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No return to ’80s

The writer is professor of sociology at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi Even after the grenade attack on November 18, the Nirankaris response has been rather subdued. (Photo by Rana Simranjit Singh) The news of a grenade attack on a small gathering of followers of the Nirankari sect near […]

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