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Vatican urges Christians and Sikhs to “promote a ‘culture of tenderness’

The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue released a message on the occasion of the birthday of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, which will be marked on Nov. 23. The Vatican is urging Christians and Sikhs to join hands to … Continue reading

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India and Pakistan reach deal on new road to Sikh temple

India and Pakistan have agreed to construct a new border entry point and road to allow Sikh pilgrims from India to visit a shrine in Pakistan. Sikhism was born in Punjab, a region that was divided between the two countries … Continue reading

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The Sikhs of North-East

Axomiya Sikh women wear ‘salwar-kameez’ to the ‘gurdwara’, but dress up in the Assamese ‘mekhela sador’ regularly. Photo courtesy Pranjal Kumar Rabha and Minakshi Bujarbaruah Often, signage act as more than mere markers. Sometimes they hold clues to histories embedded … Continue reading

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U of O introduces new Sikh, Punjabi language courses

Prabhroop Chawla proposed the courses to the university last December. Photo: Komal Joval. Courses offered in January, open to community members What do you do when you want to take a course that’s not offered at the university? For Prabhroop … Continue reading

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Tiger profiles Sikh boxer’s fight for his rights in the ring

TORONTO — With a new film coming out about his fight inside and outside the ring as a Sikh boxer in Ontario, Pardeep Singh Nagra says the issues he faced almost two decades ago are still plaguing the sport. Now … Continue reading

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