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Kerala Floods: Sikh community provides food to victims

Lending a helping hand, volunteers belonging to the Sikh community in Kochi are providing food to people in flood-hit Kerala. Those taking part prepare the food inside Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha and then send it to relief camps. Speaking … Continue reading

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Sikh community seeks greater effort from Quebec officials to promote inclusion

Sikhs are asking for dialogue with political leaders in Quebec to allow for more religious accommodation. They want, for example, for the kirpan ceremonial dagger to be allowed into the provincial legislature. Members of the Sikh community are calling on … Continue reading

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Ranjeet Singh becomes first Sikh elected MPA on MMA ticket

PESHAWAR: Ranjeet Singh is the first minority lawmaker belonging to the Sikh community in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to be elected MPA on the ticket of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) and Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA). The other two newly elected non-Muslim MPAs are … Continue reading

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Met police apologises to Sikhs over ‘failings’

The Sikh Federation demanded an apology to the Sikh community for police negligence and incompetence by putting the lives of thousands of peaceful Sikh protesters at risk in central London. Photo: File LONDON: The Metropolitan Police has admitted its failings … Continue reading

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TurbanFest aims to increase awareness and understanding of Sikh culture

Photo: TurbanFest is a chance for anyone to try wearing a turban. (ABC News: Nicole Mills) Amar Singh gets asked a lot of questions about his turban, but generally it boils down to: How long is your hair? How long … Continue reading

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