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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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