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USA’s First “1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial” to Come Up on June 1st 2019 in Norwich

Sikh Community of Connecticut along with City and State officials will be unveiling “1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial” which has been placed in Otis Library located at 261 Main St, Norwich CT 06360 on June 1st 2019 at 1:00pm.

Genocide Remembrance March on 5, Call for Amritsar Bandh on June 6: Dal Khalsa

Dal Khalsa on Wednesday announced to organise Genocide Remembrance Parade in the holy city Amritsar on June 5 to mark the 35th anniversary of Indian army attack on Darbar Sahib and other Sikh Gurdwaras in Punjab and adjoining states.

WSO Urges the Preservation of Guru Nanak Ji’s Fields in Kartarpur Sahib

WSO has requested that the Pakistan Government preserve the 104 acres of fields surrounding Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara where Guru Nanak lived and farmed for 19 years. Since the announcement of the Kartarpur Corridor in November 2018, there has been substantial construction resulting in the stripping of land around the Kartarpur Gurdwara in the name of religious tourism.

Hardeep Singh Shera Likely to be Shifted to Tihar Jail Today

In pursuance of Supreme Court of India's order, it is expected that Hardeep Singh Shera - one the persons arrested and accused by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in various cases, will be shifted out of Punjab today.

UK: Labour Leadership Make Pitch for Sikh Vote with One Eye on the General Election

Four days before the European elections Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Leader and John McDonnell, the Shadow Chancellor visited and addressed the Sikh community at Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Park Avenue, Southall to make a pitch for the Sikh vote.

“Punjab Disappeared” Documentary To Be Screened in Chandigarh on May 25

A documentary film titled “Punjab Disappeared” will be premiered in Delhi on Saturday (May 25). The film will be screened at 5:30 PM in IMA Auditorium, Sector 35-B, Chandigarh.

Inderjit Singh Appointed as the Executive Director of Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI)

The Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) has appointed Inderjit Singh as its new executive director. In a press release, the SikhRI said: Inni Kaur, who has served as the CEO of Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) since January 2016, has decided to shift her role to focus entirely on shaping the voice of SikhRI and leading all content production as SikhRI’s Creative Director.

Ghallughara June 84: UK Sikhs To Hold Remembrance March and Freedom Rally on June 2

Sikh diaspora in UK will be remembering Ghallughara June 1984 (attack by Indian army on Darbar Sahib, Amritsar and other Sikh Gurdwaras) in a series of events.

Gucci Faces Backlash Over “Indy Full Head Wrap”; Nordstrom Not to Sale Readymade Turbans

Chandigarh: Famed Italian designer, Gucci, faces backlash following the advertising of their new fashion head garment, “Indy Full Head Wrap.” This accessory which sells for ...

Modi Dispensation Controlling Judiciary and Election Commission: Dal Khalsa

Bhatinda, Punjab: As the elections are drawing closer, the Sikh group Dal Khalsa held a march on May 16 in the city to protest against ...

British Legislation Affecting Possession of Kirpans Becomes Law [SPECIAL UPDATE]

A proposed legislation in Britain had concerned Sikhs living there as it was affecting the possession of Kirpans. The legislation called Offensive Weapons Bill became a law yesterday.

To impose Hindutva agenda, BJP desperate to make sedition law stricter: Dal Khalsa

Joining issue with Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh for declaring to make the sedition law stricter in case his party retains power, the Dal Khalsa said the obvious target will be the religious minorities and Dalits, who refuses to toe the Hindutva agenda.

India and Pak Should Resolve Issues Through Dialogue Involving Stateless Nations of the Region: World Sikh Parliament

Noting that the Sikhs, as a nation, are not a party to the Indo-Pakistan dispute and yet would suffer the most as Punjab would be the likely theatre of such a war, the World Sikh Parliament (WSP) has called for all would-be combatants to undertake that the Sikh population, homeland and holy sites will not be used or targeted in any military conflict.

WSO Makes Submissions on Quebec’s Bill 21 Ban on Religious Symbols

The World Sikh Organization of Canada has submitted its legal brief on Quebec’s Bill 21, "An Act respecting the laicity of the State", to the Quebec National Assembly’s Committee of Institutions. The Bill would ban the wearing of “religious symbols” for government employees in positions of authority such as judges, police officers, jail guards, teachers, principals and others.

Its’ Emotions versus Organization at Khadoor Sahib

One big factor to the advantage of Bibi Paramjeet Khalra is the constituency —which has a common “mind” largely rural and Sikh and which lies at the epicentre of Shaheed Jaswant Singh Khalra’s sacrifice and which faced the brunt of state repression in 1980s and early 90s.

Cyclone Fani: Sikh NGO Serves More Than 45,000 People in Odisha

Cyclone Fani, the first major storm hitting eastern parts of the Indian subcontinent in the last 43 years, had a devastating impact on the state of Odisha earlier this month. With winds at 200 kilometers an hour, the region is still coming to realize the extent of damage and the storm’s lingering effects. While the government was able to evacuate approximately 1.2 million residents prior to the storm, there are still millions who remain without water and power.

Sikhs in Norwich to Remember Ghallughara June 1984 Martyrs on June 1

Sikh community of Norwich city in Connecticut state of USA will be remembering Ghallughara June 1984 martyrs on June 1.

In SCI Order Totally False Ground Forged to Transfer Jaggi & Others to Tihar Jail

When the defence lawyer of arrested Sikh youths – Jagtar Singh Jaggi, Ramandeep Singh Bagga and Hardeep Singh Shera & others, had alleged that the NIA had subverted the judicial and legal procedure to get the cases against 11 persons, including those aforesaid; transferred outside Punjab, it was merely an allegation.

USA: April Declared Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month in Wisconsin

On the last day of the month of April, the state of Wisconsin passed a proclamation declaring April as Sikh Awareness & Appreciation Month. On the occasion, Gov. Tony Evers honored the Sikh community of the state by delivering the proclamation to the worshippers of the Sikh [Gurdwara Sahib] of Wisconsin, in Oak Creek.

Simranjit Singh Mann’s Open Letter to Editor of The Tribune on Balakot News Item

Responding to a news report published by the The Tribune newspaper under title: "Border residents rake pride in Balakot, but 'no politics please', Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) president Simranjit Singh Mann has written a letter to the Editor of the English vernacular.

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