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World War I

Baba Fauja Singh urges people to join peace marathon in England

Baba Fauja Singh, who is beleived to be world's oldest marathon runner, has urged everyone to join a peace marathon organised in London to mark the First World War centenary in England

Sikh contribution in the first world war must be properly recognised in Europe, Sikh Federation UK

The conflict between 1914 and 1918 - which became known as the Great War - left 17 million soldiers and civilians dead. Earlier this year a British Council survey revealed some startling facts. Over a quarter of Indians believed their country fought against Britain in the First World War.

London to host exhibition on role of Sikhs during World War I

It is learnt that UK Punjab Heritage Association (UKPHA) shall hold an exhibition to commemorate the remarkable, but largely forgotten contribution and experiences of Sikh soldiers, as well as the families they left behind in the World War I.

Canada consul general remembers Sikhs who died fighting for Canada

New Delhi, India (November 12, 2012): It is learnt that the consul general of Canada, Scot Slessor, on November 11, 2012 started a tradition of ‘Remembrance Day Ceremony’ or the Poppy Day observed in Commonwealth countries since the end of World War I to remember the members of the Armed Forces who have died in the line of duty.