Conference to celebrate 350 years of legacy of Guru Gobind Singh Ji
Conference to celebrate 350 years of legacy of Guru Gobind Singh Ji

Conference to celebrate 350 years of legacy of Guru Gobind Singh. Washington: To celebrate the 350 years of legacy of Guru Gobind Singh, the Smithsonian Institute in association with Indian Embassy has decided to host a conference and a concert next month. The conference on Guru Gobind Singh and his legacy is scheduled to be addressed by

Orienteering Youth Granthi Commits Suicide after Harassment by SGPC member

Orienteering Youth Granthi Commits Suicide: SGPC employee named Bhai Karamjit Singh alias Bunty reportedly committed suicide on October 10 on being teased by the SGPC member Avtar Singh Ria.  21 years old Verka resident Karamjit Singh Bunty was serving as a Granth at Gurdwara Sri Fatehgarh Sahib.Karamjit Singh’s family members on October 15 revealed that their

Manitoba Sikh truck drivers filed an application against MPI Sikh truck drivers in Manitoba alleges racial discrimination

Manitoba Sikh truck drivers alleged racial discrimination. 23 Punjabi truck drivers filed an application against Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) alleging racial discrimination. The group of drivers had received Manitoba Class 1F truck driving licenses following a transfer from Ontario, where they passed the necessary tests, a statement from the group said. One of the truck drivers said

SGPC to set up museum, Gurmat training institute at Nankana Sahib SGPC to set up museum, Gurmat training institute at Nankana Sahib

SGPC to set up museum, Gurmat training institute at Nankana Sahib. Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Tuesday decided to set up Sikh Ajaib Ghar (museum) and Gurmat Training Institute at Nankana Sahib (Pakistan). A decision was on Tuesday taken at the SGPC executive meeting which was held under the chairmanship of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee

Hemkund Sahib closed Portals of Hemkund Sahib closed

Gopeshwar, Oct 10, Portals of Hemkund Sahib closed. The sacred portals of the Hemkund Sahib, one of the most revered Sikh shrines in Garhwal Himalayas, were today closed for winters.Over 1,500 pilgrims thronged the Hemkund Sahib, which is located at a height of 16000 ft, to take part in the prayers that preceded closure of its

Jagmeet Singh proving challenge media
NDP’s Jagmeet Singh proving to be challenge for media

Jagmeet Singh proving challenge media: Covering Canada’s first federal party leader who is a member of a visible minority is proving to be a challenge to Canadian media, two Sikh political activists say.Arundeep Sandhu, a small business owner and conservative activist, said the media’s treatment of newly elected federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is so

Sikh organisation seeks arrest of Sakshi Bhardwaj
Sikh organisation seeks arrest of Sakshi Bhardwaj within 72 hrs

Sikh organisation seeks arrest of Sakshi Bhardwaj within 72 hrs. Supreme Sikh Organisation on Monday held a protest and submitted a memorandum to Divisional Commissioner Jammu requesting him to instruct the concerned to constitute Special Investigating Team of Police to expedite the arrest of Sakshi Bhardwaj, a video-girl who is spewing venom and using abusive

Guru Ram Das 484th birth anniversary is being observed
484th birth anniversary of Guru Ram Das being observed

To mark the 484th birth anniversary of fourth Sikh Guru, Guru Ram Das, Nagar kirtans, Akhand path and many other events are being organized not at just national level but worldwide.The religious procession commenced from Akal Takht where the Head Granthi of Golden Temple, Giani Jagtar Singh, placed Guru Granth Sahib in the palanquin.    

British Sikh boy
British-Sikh boy banned from wearing kara to school

British Sikh boy: A primary school in the UK has come under fire for banning an eight-year-old British Sikh pupil from wearing his Kara to school because it breaches the uniform policy. Kaiden Singh, who has worn his Sikh religious bangle since birth, was asked to remove it after he started at his new school,

Giani Gurbachan Singh breaks silence over Langah

Akal Takht Jathedar, Giani Gurbachan Singh, broke his silence over the viral video of Akali leader and Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee member, Sucha Singh Langah. While issuing statement, Singh disclosed that he has called an emergency meeting at secretariat, Sri Akal Takht Sahib on Thursday, October 5, 2017. “After getting the opinion of a religious adviser committee

DSGMC lends support to SGPC against probe in sacrilege incidents

New Delhi, October 1 : The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has  announced to support decision of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandhak Committee (SGPC) to reject Congress government appointed Justice Ranjit Singh (retd.) Commission in Punjab to probe sacrilege incidents occurred in the state of Punjab and said that one again  conspiracy hatched by the

Jagmeet Singh is leading overall NDP race, including in Quebec

With the first round of voting in the NDP leadership closing this weekend, a new Mainstreet Research poll of members, 70 per cent of whom have already voted, shows Jagmeet Singh has widened his lead, with some help from Quebec and New Democrats under age 50.Mainstreet found Jagmeet Singh has 33.1 per cent support overall,

Sikhs demand to delay ELD installation on trucks- Daily Post India
Sikhs demand to delay ELD installation on trucks

The Sikhs requested to US president Donald Trump to delay the new law in which truck owners will have to install expensive logging device in trucks. The device costs huge amount which can be difficult for trucking business. The new law will be imposed from December 18, 2017. It is pertinent to mention that trucking

3 Indian-origin leaders elected to New Zealand's Parliament
3 Indian-origin leaders elected to New Zealand’s Parliament

Three Indian-origin politicians, including two women, have been elected to New Zealand’s Parliament in the general elections, in which the center-right governing party has been placed first but failed to capture a parliamentary majority. Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi, Dr Parmjeet Parmar and Priyanca Radhakrishnan have successfully made it to the 121-member Parliament in New Zealand. While Kanwaljit Singh

Sikh youth killed for objecting to smoking in Delhi- Daily Post India
Sikh youth killed for objecting to smoking in Delhi

A 21-year-old boy was killed and his friend was severely injured when a car allegedly hit their bike on Monday following an argument with the vehicle’s driver in Safdarjung Enclave. Gurpreet and Maninder Singh had gone near AIIMS for filming a documentary on pavement dwellers in the national capital on Saturday, their families claimed. They

Christian school refuses admission to Sikh boy in Melbourne
Christian school refuses admission to Sikh boy in Melbourne

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal found Melbourne Christian school discriminated against a Sikh boy after refusing to enroll him because he wore a turban. The five-year-old Sikh boy Sidhak was not allowed to attend  Melton Christian College just for wearing a ‘patka’, or headgear. Tribunal found that the school breached the Equal Opportunity Act.“Whilst

SGPC demands ban on Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah has landed in controversy for depicting a Sikh character as Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Sikh Guru. Sikhism strictly prohibits any living being to depict Sikh Gurus in any form as it is against the values of Sikhism. The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) demanded a ban on the show

SGPC to organise event to honour Sikh martyrs

Sikh martyr: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has decided to organise function in the memory of Bhai Mati Das, Bhai Sati Das and Bhai Dayala. Multiple religious functions will be organised to commemorate the contribution of martyrs who had laid their lives for the Sikh religion.    SGPC president Kirpal Singh Badungar said to propagate

Hollywood Sikh Temple
Sikh temple asks for public’s help to catch vandalism suspect

Hollywood Sikh Temple: Los Angeles police turned to the public Monday for help in finding a man suspected of vandalizing the Hollywood Sikh Temple, also called the Vermont Hollywood Gurudwara, and making threats in Los Feliz.The Los Angeles Police Department has identified a suspect for felony vandalism and criminal threats, the LAPD said Monday.  

Volunteers request Khalsa Aid : Send us to serve Rohingya Muslims

Arjun Sharma Sikh volunteers of Khalsa Aid are vying to go to Bangladesh-Myanmar border to help the Rohingya Muslims who have been exiled from their homeland. On the other hand a batch of eight volunteers started their journey for Bangladesh and will reach there by Sunday evening.Office of Khalsa Aid that is an NGO working