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Over 260 Afghan Sikhs in Kabul Gurdwara need help in evacuation, says US Sikh body

August 23, 2021 12:21 pm

According to the United Sikhs, the 10-kilometre drive to the international airport in Kabul from Gurdwara Karte Parwan through various checkpoints is one of the biggest challenges in the rescue efforts.

Caught between fake news and ‘real worries’, Kashmiri Sikhs walk on edge

July 09, 2021 4:11 am

Talking to The Indian Express, Kashmiri Sikhs said they have struggled to present their real concerns over alleged forced conversion as the narrative in popular media is often dominated by fake news.

A year after Kabul attack, Afghan Sikhs long for a settled life 

March 25, 2021 10:13 am

The attack had taken place inside the Guru Har Rai Sahib Gurudwara.

Explained: What it means for Sikhs to be counted as separate ethnic group in US

January 17, 2020 1:32 pm

How are race and ethnicity defined under the US Census? What are the implications of Sikhs being included as a distinct ethnic group?

Sikh man wins compensation for being denied UK hotel job over beard

December 04, 2019 8:52 pm

A UK employment tribunal heard that Raman Sethi, a turbaned Sikh from New Zealand, was refused work by recruitment agency Elements Personnel Services Ltd a few years ago over a general "no pony tails or facial hair" policy of many of its high-end hotel clients.

Sikhs third most targeted religious group in US after Jews, Muslims: FBI report

November 13, 2019 6:40 pm

According to a press release issued by the FBI, the 2018 data shows the largest number of hate crimes based on religion were reported against Jews (835), followed by Muslims (188) and Sikhs (60).

Pakistan forms panel to negotiate with Sikhs angry over teenage girl's forced conversion

August 31, 2019 3:55 pm

According to a memorandum sent to Inspector General of Police (IGP) Punjab by the District Police Officer (DPO) of Nankana Sahib, an FIR was filed in the Nankana police station on August 28 against six people who were accused of abducting and forcefully converting the Sikh girl.

Global Sikh Council: Sikh body to spread Guru Nanak’s peace philosophy through Geneva meet

June 10, 2019 1:26 pm

To commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak (1469), the first guru of the Sikhs, World Council of Churches, Geneva, in collaboration with the GSC will organise a Christian-Sikh dialogue in Geneva on July 5, with the dialogue focusing on the theme ‘Pursuing Peace in a Pluralistic World’.

Remembering a Sikh postman whose battle benefits the community in UK even today

May 12, 2019 11:12 am

The UK Sikhs owe it to the first postman who fought for the right to wear a turban and won. A postcard from London reaches his family 59 years later.

Buddhist texts painted at Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, Army repaints it after protest

April 15, 2019 5:59 am

Indian Army, which maintains the Gurdwara associated with Guru Nanak Dev, says it has re-painted the walls after receiving objections from Sikhs.

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