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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 ...

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.

MLK Center Gandhi Statue Protested During Indian Consulate Celebration

On May 5, 2019 several activists gathered to protest Mohandas Gandhi as the Indian Consulate in Atlanta, Georgia organized a 150th birth anniversary celebration of the iconic figure at his statue in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Center.

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.

Thousands Will Join Sikh Celebration in Kent, WA On May 4th

Thousands of people across Washington will come together for the 27th annual Khalsa Day Celebration and Parade on Saturday, May 4th. The day-long event will feature langar (free community kitchen), interfaith service projects, Sikh martial arts demonstrations, the singing of sacred hymns and a parade.

US: Georgia House of Representatives Recognises Vaisakhi as ‘Universal Brotherhood Day’

In United States of America (USA), the State of Georgia has recognised the Vaisakhi (14 April, 2019) as Universal Brotherhood Day. Georgia's House of Representatives passed House Resolution no. 731 on March 28, 2019 to this effect.  The resolution was moved by representatives Davis of 87th and Mitchell of the 88th.

Kartarpur Karta Vasai: Kartarpur Sahib, Since its Inception to Now and Beyond (Harinder S. SikhRI)

The Centre on Studies in Guru Granth Sahib, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar hosted a lecture of Sikh educationist and activist S. Harinder Singh on “Sri Kartarpur Sahib, since its inception to now and beyond” on Thursday, 28 March 2019.

GNDU To Host Harinder Singh SikhRI’s Lecture on “Sri Kartarpur Sahib: Since Its Inception To Now And Beyond”

The Centre on Studies in Guru Granth Sahib, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar is going to host the lecture of Sikh educationist and activist S. Harinder Singh on "Sri Kartarpur Sahib, since its inception to now and beyond". 

After New Zealand Attacks The Sikh Coalition Urges Sikhs To Remain Vigilant

In the largest act of mass violence in New Zealand’s history, two mosques were horrifically attacked during Friday prayer services. In a statement issued yesterday, the Sikh Coalition has expressed solidarity with the Muslim community and offers its condolences in their time of mourning.

Sikh Friends of Bakersfield to Offer Free Meals Daily For A Month

For the sixth year in a row, the Sikh Friends of Bakersfield are serving free meals in Mill Creek Park.

California Gurdwara Sahib to Host Portraits of Saka Nakodar 1986 Sikh Shaheeds

The Sikh leaders demanded from CM Amrinder Singh that the report of Justice Gurnam Singh Commission made to probe the killings be tabled in the Budget Session of State Assembly.

New York Sikhs to Remember Saka Nakodar Shaheeds

Sikh Cultural Society Gurdwara Sahib, Richmand Hill (New York) will be holding Gurmat Samagams in the memory of Saka Nakodar Shaheeds.

USA Shutdown: Sikh Coalition Calls Upon Sikh Sangat to Take Action And Support Govt. Employees

As the U.S. government shutdown continues into its fifth week, hundreds of thousands of government employees remain unpaid, with many struggling to pay bills and provide basic essentials for their families.

Government Shutdown – Sikhs Opens Doors of Sikh Centres Across the USA for Assistance

Sikhs across the United States opened doors of Gurdwara Sahibs and other Sikh centres to offer assistance during US government shutdown. In a community update, the United Sikhs said that it has initiated a Temporary National Assistance Program (TNAP).

Amazon Was Cooperative in Removing Merchandise Offensive to the Sikhs: United Sikhs

The United Sikhs, a Sikh body that had raised the issue of listings of certain merchandise that were highly offensive to the Sikhs, has said that the Amazon staff was cordial and took immediate action in removing all items from their site and inventory.

How to Restore Supremacy of Akal Takht Sahib? Speech of Harinder Singh USA on #FreeAkalTakht

Samvad, a discussion forum, held an interaction with Sikh Educationist, Activist and Thinker S. Harinder Singh (Sikh Research Institute, USA) on #FreeAkalTakht initiative.

US Sikh body Welcomes Sajjan Kumar’s Sentencing; Demands Prosecution of Kamal Nath and Amitabh Bachhan

The Sikh Coordination Committee East Coast (SCCEC) has welcomed the conviction of Sajjan Kumar in 1984 Sikh Genocide case announced by the Delhi High Court.

Consul General of India Sandeep Chakravorty Gets US Court Summons for Targeting Connecticut Sikhs

A Connecticut-based Sikh activist has sued Consul General of India (CGI) in New York Sandeep Chakravorty for defamation. The lawsuit titled "Swaranjit Singh Khalsa vs. Sandeep Chakravorty" (Civil Action No. 18-cv-10543) is filed at United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Holyoak City Council in Massachusetts state of USA Recognises 1984 Sikh Genocide

Rejecting India's denial various international authorities continue to recognise the fact of 1984 Sikh genocide. In this series the Holyoak city council in Massachusetts state of USA recognises 1984 Sikh Genocide.

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