Sikh Community

National-level shooter found dead at Mohali home

According to the police, Namanveer Singh Brar died by suicide at his residence A national-level shooter, Namanveer Singh Brar, was found dead in Mohali on Monday morning. According to the police, Brar died by suicide at his residence in Sector 71 of the city. Brar’s family told The Indian Express they did not know why… View Article

“20 Years On, 9/11 Stark Reminder Of Continuing Threat Of Terrorism”: Indian Envoy

India’s Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu, accompanied by India’s Consul General in New York Randhir Jaiswal and officials from the Indian Embassy and Consulate, visited the 9/11 Memorial and paid respects at the memorial pools. India’s Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu paid homage to the victims at the 9/11 Memorial. New… View Article

Lt Gen (Retd) Gurmit Singh appointed as Uttarakhand Guv; ex-IPS RN Ravi new Tamil Nadu governor

According to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique, President Ram Nath Kovind accepted the resignation of Maurya and appointed Singh as the governor of the state. President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday appointed Lt. Gen (Retd) Gurmit Singh as the governor of Uttarakhand after Baby Rani Maurya resigned two years before completing her tenure.  According to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique,… View Article

Harvinder Singh wins bronze, India’s first archery medal in Paralympics

TOKYO: Harvinder Singh on Friday notched up India’s first ever archery medal in the Paralympics , holding his nerves to down Kim Min Su of Korea in a thrilling shoot-off for the men’s individual recurve bronze in the ongoing Games here. The feat could not have been sweeter as the win came against Korea —… View Article

Sikh community organises free COVID vaccination camp in West Bengal’s Siliguri

Siliguri (West Bengal) [India], September 5 (ANI): The Sikh community of Siliguri with the help district health department on Friday has organized a free Covid-19 vaccination camp for all ages at Gurudwara and around 500 needy have received the doses so far in the last two days.Speaking to ANI, GS Hora, a President of Sri… View Article

Chandigarh: First ever International Symposium on Sikh Architecture from Sept 7

CHANDIGARH: To commemorate Prakash Utsav of Guru Granth Sahib, Saakaar Foundation, Chandigarh will organise “first-ever” virtual International Symposium on Sikh Architecture on September 7, 14 and 21.Surinder Bahga, Chairman of the Foundation said, “It is estimated that about 1000 architects and other professionals from the world are likely to attend this symposium. It is pertinent… View Article

Explained: Who are the Panj Piare, and why are they important in Sikhism?

‘Panj Piare’ is not just a group of five baptised people but a concept and tradition founded by 10th Sikh Guru Gobind Singh. Written By Kamaldeep Singh Brar , Edited By Explained Desk | Amritsar | Updated: September 3, 2021 10:03:16 am Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat has apologised for comparing Punjab Congress chief Navjot Sidhu and his… View Article

Guelph Sikh community celebrates new Gurdwara

The Sikh Society of Guelph officially moved out of their temple on Stevenson Street to their new location on Clair Road. “This building has become sacred today,” said Dr. Ravi Rai Saturday as he stood in the main hall of the new Gurdwara on Clair Road as prayers commenced.  “Before it was a building and now… View Article

Tragedy struck Amritsar-based doctor turns to art therapy

Neha Saini Tribune news service Amritsar, August 25 While she struggled to get her life back on track after the tragic accident in December 2019, Dr Anupama Gupta discovered the artist in her. The doctor, who was lauded for her bravery and selfless action as she saved five lives in a highway pile up in… View Article

Punjab Agricultural University develops five varieties of 3 crops

Tribune News Service Ludhiana, August 23 The Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) has developed and recommended three new varieties of wheat and one each of berseem (clover) and oats for cultivation in Punjab. These include PBW 803, PBW 824 and PBW 869 of wheat, BL 44 of berseem and OL 15 of oats. The varieties were… View Article

Bathinda scientists discover new algae

Bathinda, August 22 A team of marine biologists from the Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, has discovered a new species of marine green algae from Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The green seaweed is named as Acetabularia jalakanyakae. Authors said they chose the name as a tribute to the goddess of oceans. Jalakanyaka in Sanskrit literally… View Article

National honour for Fatehgarh Sahib teacher Jagtar Singh Manela who turned dump yard into smart school

Surinder Bhardwaj Fatehgarh Sahib, August 20 Jagtar Singh Manela of Fatehgarh Sahib has not only brought laurels to the district, but to the entire state after being selected for this year’s National Awards to Teachers. He is among the 44 teachers shortlisted by the Ministry of Education and will be conferred with the award by… View Article

Signs of recovery, GST collection in Punjab up 29%

Aman Sood Tribune News Service Patiala, August 19 Punjab has recorded a considerable increase in tax collection as compared to the last fiscal. Following a dip in Covid-19 cases, automobile retail, real estate and construction activities have resumed. This has helped pump growth into cement and iron and steel sectors, thus adding to the state… View Article

Sikh farmers keep up a 900-year tradition, in California

Simranjit Singh is a second-generation American farmer, but his agricultural roots go back 900 years. Before his father moved to California from India in 1991, before India gained independence from Britain in 1947, before his Sikh culture took root in 1469, the civilizations of Northern India worked various agricultural lands. Singh, 28, is part that… View Article

Chicago Sikh Community Hosted 4th Annual ‘Oneness 5K Run/Walk 2021’

Many local community members participated to show oneness and solidarity with the Sikh American community. Palatine, IL: In the spirit of Oneness a 5K Run/Walk was hosted by the Sikh Religious Society Palatine Illinois on August 7, 2021 at Deer Grove East Forest Preserve in Palatine, Illinois. This was their 4th. Annual Run/Walk event. More than… View Article

British Sikh engineer’s low-cost washing machines to head to India

Navjot Sawhney, who set up his washing machine project three years ago to provide energy efficient manual washing machines to low-income regions, has been working with volunteers and partners to conduct research ahead of supplies. London A London-born Indian-origin engineer’s project to supply low-cost washing machines to countries such as India, where hand washing of… View Article

Belgium-based Sikh body holds religious competition for children

Tribune News Service Amritsar, August 14 A religious competition was organised for children by Sikh Education, a Belgium-based organisation, in association with the SGPC on Friday. It was dedicated to the 400th Prakash Purb (birth anniversary) of the ninth Sikh master — Guru Teg Bahadur. A function was held at Gurdwara Sri Manji Sahib Diwan… View Article

Anmol Narang Becomes First Observant Sikh to Graduate from US Military Academy at West Point

Anmol Narang Becomes First Observant Sikh to Graduate from US Military Academy at West Point Anmol Narang hopes that her efforts to represent her religion and community will encourage Americans to learn more about the Sikh faith, the fifth largest religion in the world, the report said Anmol Narang has made history by becoming the… View Article

Golden Temple first stop for 11 men’s and women’s hockey players in Punjab on return from Olympics

Tribune News Service Amritsar, August 11 Eleven players of the men’s and women’s hockey national teams were accorded a rousing welcome upon their arrival at the Sri Guru Ramdas Jee International airport in Amritsar. They first headed to the Golden Temple where they reached at 8,20 am. A resolute Indian men’s hockey team rewrote history… View Article

Punjab teen who never went to gym sets 2 world records in fitness

Kuwar Amritbir Singh, 19, from Umarwala village in Gurdaspur district of Punjab, has made it to the India Book of World Records twice. A teen from Punjab’s Gurdaspur district who has never gone to the gym has set two fitness records in the India Book of Records. Kuwar Amritbit Singh, 19, from Umarwala village in… View Article

Punjab Police Recruitment 2021: Apply online for 787 head constable posts

NEW DELHI: Punjab Police have invited online applications from Indian citizens for direct recruitment to fill vacancies of Head Constables in the investigation cadre. Recruited candidate(s) can be posted/deployed anywhere in Punjab, India or abroad. Candidates should fill all details, including the category, correctly in the online application form and submit the same only after… View Article

People Are Praising Disney Pixar’s New Movie ‘Turning Red’ For Introducing Turbaned Sikh Character

Disney Pixar in association with Director Domee Shi is back with a new animated movie trailer by the name of Turning Red.  Now the story of this movie is about a 13-year-old girl named Mei Mei who turns into a red giant panda whenever she is stressed out. Interestingly, we all turn red with anger and the… View Article

Biden remembers victims of 2012 Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting

NEW DELHI: US president Joe Biden on Thursday remembered the victims of the 2012 Sikh temple shooting in Wisconsin’s Oak Creek. “Nine years ago today, we witnessed an act of unspeakable hate as a white supremacist shot ten people at a Sikh Temple,” Biden tweeted. “As we remember those we lost in Oak Creek, we… View Article

Watch: Kate, William Make Chapatis, Guided By Sikh Women’s Group

Prince William and his Kate Middleton helped the Singh Sanjog group at a cafe kitchen at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official residence of the Queen in Edinburgh. Prince William and Kate Middleton they joined a Sikh group in preparing meals for vulnerable people. Edinburgh:  Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton tried their… View Article

Indian-American Appointed As US Securities And Exchange Commission Director

Gurbir S Grewal is the second pick for the post since President Joe Biden took office in January. Gurbir S Grewal has been the state’s top law enforcement leader for more than three years. New York:  Gurbir S Grewal, a prominent Indian-American and the longest-serving Sikh Attorney-General of the US state of New Jersey, is… View Article

In US, Sikh body launches vaccine awareness resource

CHANDIGARH: A year after the Covid-19 pandemic was declared  .. CHANDIGARH: A year after the Covid-19 pandemic was declared a national emergency in the US, the Sikh community in the North American country has been stepping up to raise awareness about getting vaccinated against the virus.has brought attention to vaccination in at least 14 states…. View Article

Gurpreet Singh: First Nations woman makes vests for Sikh bikers who stood with Indigenous people

Jackie Andrew presented one of the vests to Malkiat Singh Hoonjan of the Legendary Sikh Riders. Jackie Andrew, an Indigenous woman from Mount Currie, made special vests for members of the local Sikh motorcycle club. The beige-coloured garment bears two badges—one with the club’s own and the other with an Indigenous circle of life combining… View Article

Central Sikh Museum adorns portraits of four personalities including Jathedar Vedanti

AMRITSAR: Central Sikh Museum adorns portraits of four personalities including Jathedar Joginder Singh Vedanti former Jathedar Akal Takht and Shamsher Singh Ashok were adorned here today. Giani Jagtar Singh, Head Granthi of Sri Harmandir Sahib and Bibi Jagir Kaur, President of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee performed the unveiling ceremony in the presence of prominent… View Article

What the connections of sacredness with valour and identity in the Sikh tradition reveal

An excerpt from ‘When Does History Begin? Religion, Narrative and Identity in the Sikh Tradition’, by Harjot Oberoi. Guru Gobind Singh (pictured left) decided to make the Guru Granth Sahib the eternal future Guru of the Sikhs. | Public domain Holiness, a fundamental concern of religions, is a concept difficult to define. Broadly speaking, it… View Article

How Sikh farmers are keeping up a 900-year tradition, in California

So entrenched are a young generation of Sikhs into farming that they can’t see themselves doing anything different KERMAN, Calif. — Simranjit Singh is a second-generation American farmer, but his agricultural roots go back 900 years. Before his father moved to California from India in 1991, before India gained independence from Britain in 1947, before… View Article

Singapore PM Wears Turban, Greets Sikh Community With “Sat Sri Akaal”

Speaking at the event, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong praised the Sikh community for their contribution in mitigating the disruptions caused by the pandemic. The Singapore PM’s gesture has attracted praise from the Sikh community spread across the globe. New Delhi:  Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong wore an immaculate white turban at the inauguration… View Article

Wow! The Pictures Of Nihang Singh With A Yellow lamborghini Are Taking Social Media By Storm

Social media witnessed something very unusual today when a Nihang Singh was seen posing for pictures alongside a beautiful yellow Lambo! Hell yeah! Can you feel it? Nihang Singh with a Lamborghini…what power already in words…and pics…damn yes..the pics are way more power soaked!! Lamborghini, as we all know, is one of the luxurious car… View Article

100-year-old PAU alumnus Sardar Swarn Singh Atwal dies of Covid-19

Vice-Chancellor Dr Baldev Singh Dhillon, senior officials, faculty, staff and Alumni Association of PAU expressed deep grief over Atwal’s demise. The seniormost alumnus of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) Sardar Swarn Singh Atwal died due to Covid-19 infection on Saturday. He was 100. Born on January 22, 1921 at Chitti Chak, Lyallpur (Pakistan), Sardar Swaran Singh worked as… View Article

Former Delhi MLA Jarnail Singh passes away

Former Delhi MLA member Jairnal Singh passed away on May 14 at the age of 48. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal expressed his condolences. “Deeply saddened by the untimely demise of former Delhi MLA Sh Jarnail Singh ji. May God bless his soul. He will always be fondly remembered for his contributions to society,” Kejriwal tweeted. “The… View Article

Covid centres set up in Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Two more mini Covid care centres of 50 bed each became operational in Chandigarh on Thursday. UTadministrator VP Singh Badnore inaugurated the two centres at Sector 43 sports complex and Sector 8 sports complex.The Sector 43 centre has been set up by United Sikhs, in association with Karan Gilhotra Foundation. It has oxygen pipeline… View Article

Sikh’s largest representative body divert its resources to Covid care

New Delhi: Three dedicated Covid Care Centers (CCC), setting up of an oxygen plant, import of oxygen concentrators from Russia and efforts to import over 500 oxygen concentrators and Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine from the USA is what the Sikh’s single largest representative body Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee  (SGPC) is dong to tackle the Covid challenge against all odds with… View Article

Sikh temple opens hospital to help India fight coronavirus wave

A prominent Sikh temple opened a hospital in the Indian capital New Delhi on Monday to help the country’s overstretched health system cope with a surging second wave of the coronavirus. The temple, known as Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Sahib, located in New Delhi’s main government district, will provide 400 beds equipped with oxygen, said Manjinder… View Article

Indian-American Sikh doctor returns to roots to assist in Covid fight

Harmandeep Singh Boparai, 34, who was working as frontline worker in New York, Unites States, is currently treating Covid patients in his home town Amritsar. As the nation struggles to contain a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, this 34-year-old Indian-American Sikh doctor has returned to his roots and is doing his bit in defeating… View Article

The history of Sikh sewa – and the principles, emotions that drive it

Sewa, loosely defined as selfless service or volunteerism, in Sikh tradition is as old as the advent of Guru Nanak (1469-1539). And it began with a capital investment of 20 rupees. Read on to know the history of Sikh sewa. How to feed crowds in a protest or pandemic? The Sikhs know,” read a New York… View Article

Gosal first Sikh MP of Scotland

Jalandhar: Pam Gosal is first Indian Sikh to become member of Scottish Parliament. She is one of the first two women of colour in the house, the other being Kaukab Stewart, a Muslim of Pakistani descent. Gosal is from the Scottish Conservative Party. She tweeted after winning from West Scotland: “It is a privilege to be the… View Article

Congress leader urges US to take steps against hate crimes against Sikhs

enior Congress leader Manish Tewari has written to US President Joe Biden expressing concern over increase in hate crimes against Sikhs in America, saying last week’s Indianapolis shooting has reverberated throughout the community both in India and the diaspora. Eight people, including four members of the Sikh community, three of whom were women, were killed in a… View Article

Celebrating the journey of Sikhs in Singapore

Vandana Aggarwal The Sikh community in Singapore may number just 13,000, but it is by no means obscure, thanks to the several high-profile Sikh professionals, businessmen, sportsmen and armed forces personnel who have made a name for themselves and contributed meaningfully to the island nation. Among the earliest recorded Sikhs in Singapore was Bhai Maharaj… View Article

Sikh spirit of service must be researched and documented: PM

Aditi TandonTribune News ServiceNew Delhi, April 8 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for extensive research and documentation of the Sikh spirit of service worldwide and the evolution of Gurdwaras as the living centres of community service. Addressing the high-level committee meeting to plan the 400th birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur virtually on… View Article

Sikh charity to set up 100-bed Covid hospital in Chandigarh

Sikh charity Sri Guru Granth Sahib Society will urgently set up a 100-bed Covid Care Centre with an oxygen facility at the PGI Hospital’s Infosys Sarai, Chandigarh Adviser Manoj Parida said on Tuesday. Chandigarh: The decision was made in view of excellent work done by the society in Bal Bhawan, he added. Earlier, the society has set… View Article

A Brief Introduction to Sikhism

Fifty years ago, Rajinder Singh Mago arrived in the United States from his native Punjab. Just out of college, he first stayed in Cincinnati before moving to Chicago in 1972—just in time to see the Sikh community in Chicago begin to set down roots. That year, the Sikh Religious Society, formed in 1956 by students at the… View Article

Sikhs Begin Free Hearse Service For Covid Victims

Lucknow: The Sikh community in Lucknow has, once again, risen to the occasion. After organizing food langars and mask langar, the Lucknow Gurdwara Prabhandhak Committee (LGPC) along with Gurdwara Sadar and two city-based NGOs, Ummeed and Insaniyat Foundations, have started a free hearse service for citizens. The initiative that began on Wednesday after a prayer service… View Article

6 Sikh and 5 Sikh troops: Defenders of Poonch, Chhamb

Lt Gen Raj Sujlana (Retd) Two memorable defensive battles were fought south of Banihal Pass, amidst the rigours of the Pir Panjal mountains of Poonch and the undulating rough plains of Chhamb-Jaurian west of Munawar Tawi. The assaulting enemy numbered several times the men who manned the defences; however, they were met squarely with rare… View Article

Happy Sikh Heritage Month

I would like to wish all constituents of Burrows and folks across Manitoba a very Happy Sikh Heritage Month. I would like to thank my friend and colleague, NDP leader Wab Kinew for introducing Bill 228, the Sikh Heritage Month Act in 2019. Sikh constituents in Burrows and across Manitoba consider this bill historic as… View Article

The arrival and rise of Sikhs in Fiji

The arrival of Fijians of Indian descent into Fiji many decades ago are stories worth sharing. Most of these journeys are well-documented and scripted in the many books that have been published by their descendants who have contributed so much to the growth of Fiji. One certain group which make up these special historical moments… View Article

Sikhs in New Delhi serving free food to Covid-19 patients and their families

New Delhi, May 03 (ANI): With the Coronavirus pandemic putting up many challenges in front of the authorities, feeding the hungry remains a tough one. Extending a helping hand in such a scenario are the members of the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee who are preparing ‘Langar’ or free food for Covid-19 patients and families… View Article

Chhattisgarh Moaist attack: Sikh soldier uses turban to stop bleeding of colleague

RAIPUR: A Sikh CoBRA commando took off his turban to stop the bleeding of a fellow soldier in the middle of the fierce encounter in Bijapur’s Tekulguda village on Saturday. Then, they went back into battle. TOI spoke to the commando, constable Balraj Singh, now being treated in a Raipur hospital. “We were firing back at the Maoists when they attacked us with UBGLs (under-barrel grenade launchers).

Sikh Body Helps Families Perform Last Rites Of Relatives As Crematoriums In Delhi Get Overcrowded

Amid a catastrophic wave of Covid surge that has even deprived people of performing the last rites of their kins, United Sikhs, a United Nations-affiliated human rights and advocacy organization, is helping people to bury or cremate their loved ones with dignity in Delhi. Amid one of the worst crisis that has gripped the Indian capital, volunteers of United Sikhs are reaching out to the families who have lost family members because of Covid-19.

Amid COVID-19 second wave, this Sikh man is providing “langar” on wheels to needy

A Sikh man has been crisscrossing the streets of Nagpur city of Maharashtra on his two-wheeler to provide free food to the needy every day — a practice he has been following for the last few years — which continues even during the distressing times of coronavirus pandemic. Jamshed Singh Kapoor (41) is an astrologer who has been… View Article

Covid: Dubai’s Sikh Gurudwara to send 500 oxygen concentrators to India

The Guru Nanak Darbar in Dubai and the BAPS Hindu Mandir in Abu Dhabi are leading the way in relief efforts from the UAE by supplying oxygen tanks and cylinders. Surendar Singh Kandhari, the chairman of the Guru Nanak Darbar in Dubai, told Khaleej Times the Gurudwara has organised to send 500 oxygen concentrators and two containers of oxygen to India next week.

“Not Same Skin”: Black Man Attacks Sikh With Hammer In US

A Sikh man was attacked with a hammer by a Black attacker who shouted at him “I don’t like you” and “You’re not the same skin” at a hotel in Brooklyn, prompting a prominent New-York based advocacy group to call on investigators to examine if the assault was a hate crime incident. Sumit Ahluwalia, 32, of Astoria has said his attacker was fuelled by racial hatred, according to a report on New York Daily News website.

April is ‘Sikh awareness month’ in Illinois: Indian-American Congressman

WASHINGTON: Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has entered a statement into the Congressional record to recognise April as ‘Sikh appreciation and awareness month’ in his home state of Illinois. Underscoring the importance of the recognition, Krishnamoorthi said there has been a disturbing rise in hate crimes and violent acts perpetrated against the Sikh-American community. “Madam Speaker,… View Article

Sikh referees Bhupinder, Sunny Gill to make English Football League history

LONDON: Two British brothers Bhupinder and Sunny Gill will make history this weekend when they become the first pair of British South Asians to officiate in the same match. The UK-born brothers are sons of Jarnail Singh , the first turban-wearing Sikh English Football League referee, who moved to Britain from Mehna village in Moga… View Article

Pakistan issues visas to over 1,100 Sikh pilgrims from India for Baisakhi

Pakistan High Commission said the visas have been issued as a ‘special gesture’ and is part of Pakistan govt’s efforts for facilitating visits to religious shrines. New Delhi: The Pakistan High Commission on Wednesday said it has issued over 1,100 visas to Sikh pilgrims from India to participate in the annual Baisakhi celebrations from April 12… View Article

Need to document social service by Sikh community, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said there was need for research and documentation about the social service aspect of Sikhism, while addressing a meeting of the high-level committee for the commemoration of the 400th birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur. Addressing the meeting via video conferencing, Mr. Modi spoke of the need to make… View Article

First Sikh to Present At An Apple Event, Who Is Navpreet Kaloty?

On Tuesday, 20 April, when Apple launched several products including the iPad Pro, purple variants of iPhone 12 and a new iMac, Indians were in for a surprise as Engineering Program Manager Navpreet Kaloty presented a segment. The brain behind the new iMac, Navpreet is the first Indian and Sikh to have presented at Apple’s… View Article

Oxygen ‘Langar’ To Free Food: How The Sikh Community Is Helping India Fight This Covid Hell

The Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) is continuing its langar sewa and the volunteers have been home delivering food to anyone who is Covid positive and is unable to arrange food for themselves.  From providing food to helping with basic needs, the sikh community has always come forward for anyone who needed them without… View Article

The Sikh American tradition of resilience

White supremacists have targeted Sikhs since they came to the U.S. in the late 19th century Authorities have yet to release a motive for the mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis on April 16, though reports have revealed the shooter intentionally targeted sikh workers and had visited white supremacist websites last year. As a former employee of… View Article

Elk Grove opens 100th park, remembers lives of two Sikh men gunned down in 2011

ELK GROVE, Calif. — Elk Grove’s newest park is also a site of remembrance. “Singh and Kaur Park was actually scheduled to open next week,” said Elk Grove Mayor Bobbie Singh-Allen. “We got permission to open early for our vigil.” On Saturday, Singh-Allen and other community members gathered at Singh and Kaur Park for a… View Article

Richmond community, faith leaders unify to hold vigil for Sikh victims of Indianapolis mass shooting

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Indianapolis mass shooting on April 15 at a FedEx facility saw eight people killed and four of them belonged to the Sikh community. In the Richmond area, the Sikh Association of Central Virginia held a vigil to honor the victims. Many groups of faith gathered in unity to support… View Article

Sikh youths help COVID patients breathe life in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack

BHUBANESWAR:  For the last 10 days, Satbir Singh’s phone hasn’t stopped ringing. The frantic calls for help from Covid-19 patients in home isolation have kept the 35-year-old volunteer and his friends in Twin City on their toes. But this is no time to rest, they say. Satbir and nine of his friends of the Sikh… View Article

A Sikh temple aids India’s COVID patients battling for breath

Indian coronavirus patient Vidhya Devi, 70, should have been in emergency care at a New Delhi hospital, but instead she lay on the backseat of a car outside a Sikh temple, battling for breath, as she was connected to an oxygen tank on the street. A massive surge in COVID-19 cases in India, which set… View Article

European Sikh leaders to approach Imran Khan to tame the hate mongers

AMRITSAR: Expressing annoyance at the statement of a Muslim man in Pakistan in the guise of a Sikh, against the French people and French interests, the European Sikh leadership has appealed to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to take strict act who have a propaganda which can be detrimental to the religious and economic interests of Sikh community… View Article

COVID19 fear stalks DS­GMC elec­tions, High Court dis­misses de­lay pe­ti­tion, Delhi un­der week­end lock­down

Two can­di­dates par­tic­i­pat­ing in the forth­com­ing DS­GMC polls have tested pos­i­tive for Coro­n­avirus and have been quar­an­tined home. The Delhi gov­ern­ment of Arvind Ke­jri­wal has de­clared a week­end cur­few in the Na­tional Cap­i­tal Re­gion of Delhi. A large num­ber of Sikhs and other cit­i­zens of Delhi are run­ning hel­ter-skel­ter for treat­ment and hos­pi­tal­i­

Sikh community calls for gun reforms after FedEx shooting

INDIANAPOLIS: Members of Indianapolis’ tight-knit Sikh community joined with city officials to call for gun reforms Saturday as they mourned the deaths of four Sikhs who were among the eight people killed in a mass shooting at a FedEx warehouse. At a vigil attended by more than 200 at an Indianapolis park Saturday evening, Aasees… View Article