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FIBA Lifts Ban on Religious Headwear, including Sikh Dastar

In a game-changing move, FIBA, the world governing body for basketball, unanimously approved a new rule Thursday that will lift its ban on observant Sikhs and others wearing religious head coverings.

Turban Day: New York’s Times Square soaks in Sikh culture

The iconic Times Square was soaked in the colours and tradition of the Sikh culture on the Turban (Dastar) day organised by Sikhs of New York.

Sikh Boy In Melbourne (Australia) Denied School Admission For Wearing Dastar

As per the reports emanating from the local media a Sikh boy from Western Suburban Melbourne has been denied admission because he was wearing a dastar.

NDP MPP Jagmeet Singh reintroduced bill for Sikh motorcycle helmet exemption

NDP MPP Jagmeet Singh (Bramalea-Gore-Malton) introduced a bill today calling for an exemption to motorcycle helmet laws for turbaned Sikhs.

Quebec Court denies helmet exception for Sikh workers

As per media reports a Quebec judge has ruled Dastar (turban)-wearing Sikh truck drivers must wear hard hats (helmets) in the workplace, disallowing any exception in safety standards.

Sikh teenage author forced to remove turban at US airport

As per media reports Karanveer Singh Pannu, a US based Sikh teenager who authored a book about bullying that the Sikh school children faces in the US was forced to remove his turban at the Meadows Field Airport in Bakersfield, California.

US Army Sikh soldier permitted to keep wear turban

For the first time in five years, a decorated Sikh American has been granted a temporary 30-day religious accommodation to serve in the U.S. military while maintaining his Sikh articles of faith.

Sangrur Sikhs save lives of 8 drowning youth using Dastar (Turban)

In a heroic act two Sikh men from Sangrur saved lives of eight drowning youth during Ganesha idol immersion at Sullar Gharaat village in Sangrur.

Sikh Human Rights group raises France Turban issue in UH Human Rights Council

The Sikh Human Rights Group wishes to draw Human Rights Council’s attention to the continuing degrading treatment of Sikh children in schools in France where the State’s inflexible narrow understanding of secularity continues to violate the dignity and self respect of Sikh children.

UK Education Secretary responds to Sikh Federation UK on Dastar issue

UK's Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has warned schools must do more to ensure their uniforms respect the needs of Britain's diverse religious and cultural communities.