10 OCCASSIONS WHEN SIKHS MADE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE – PART II of II

ASSISTANCE IN THE WAKE OF THE AUSTRALIAN BUSHFIRES Kanwaljit Singh and his wife Kamaljit Kaur, the owners of an Indian restaurant in Bairnsdale offered free food to firefighters and victims of the bushfires in the East Gippsland area. They have been living in the bushfire affected area for over six years now and have taken it up upon themselves to […]

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10 OCCASSIONS WHEN SIKHS MADE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE – PART I of II

OFFERING A CUP OF BLISS AMIDST CHAOS While the entire country stood united against the tyranny of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act which students protesting against the new law and being caught up in the middle of all of the chaos, the Internet spotted two Sikh brothers who had arranged tea and langar for the protestors.  A Twitter user had posted […]

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‘Just beautiful’: Sikhs praised for helping NSW South Coast fire victims

Courtesy : https://www.sbs.com.au/news/just-beautiful-sikhs-praised-for-helping-nsw-south-coast-fire-victims  Jan 11, 2020 More than two dozen volunteers from Sydney’s Sikh community have travelled to the NSW South Coast to help those affected by the bushfires. A fleet of semi-trailers and a mobile food van was led by president of Turbans 4 Australia Amar Singh. They transported two semi-trailer loads of water, in addition to groceries, toiletries and […]

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US court orders man to attend Sikh parade to learn about faith after ‘hate crime’

December 3 US court has awarded punishment to an Oregon man to attend Sikh parade, learn about faith after ‘hate crime’. He has been asked to a religious-themed parade and learn more about Sikhism as part of his sentence for a hate crime. He was convicted after ripping off a shopkeeper’s turban during an argument. On Friday, Marion County Circuit […]

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Calendar dedicated to Guru Nanak launched in Surrey

December 1 Radical Desi in partnership with others released its annual calendar in Surrey on Sunday, which is dedicated to the 550th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism. The calendar was unveiled by the Editor of Georgia Straight, Charlie Smith. Others who joined him in the ceremony included Surrey-Newton MP Sukh Dhaliwal and Surrey-Green Timbers MLA Rachna Singh, besides […]

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Sikh pilot asked to remove turban for manual inspection

November 28, 2019 A Sikh pilot claims he was asked to remove his turban for manual inspection at airport security in a move that critics are calling “racial discrimination”. Captain Simranjeet Singh Gujral, who works for India’s national carrier Air India, was passing through Madrid airport security when he was asked to remove his turban, despite clearing the metal detector […]

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