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Art & Culture of the Diaspora

Photo of Sikh-American pioneer, Heera Singh, taken near Crawfordsville, Oregon, U.S.A., in the early 1900s.
The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along.
Rumi
Thumbnail History of Sikhs in Kolkata/Calcutta Spanning More Than Five Centuries

Thumbnail History of Sikhs in Kolkata/Calcutta Spanning More Than Five Centuries

The Sikh connection to Kolkata dates back to 1510 … KALLOL BASU

The Path of Nanak in The 21st Century: Nanak Panth

The Path of Nanak in
The 21st Century:
Nanak Panth

The time has arrived for Sikhs now to have a collective reflexion. CHIRANJIV SINGH, translated from Punjabi by JOGISHWAR SINGH

Fish Eat Fish World: A Children’s Book by Bhupinder Singh

Fish Eat Fish World:
A Children’s Book by Bhupinder Singh

It conveys some basic Sikh principles - especially that of chardi kalaa. A Book Review by FATEHPAL SINGH TARNEY

Britain’s Royal Mail Honours Suffragette Leader Princess Sophia Duleep Singh: Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s Grand-Daughter

Britain’s Royal Mail Honours Suffragette Leader Princess Sophia Duleep Singh:
Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s Grand-Daughter

She led a march to parliament on November 18, 1910, with Emmeline Pankhurst. NIKKI KAUR BAINS

A Beacon in a Country of Darkness

A Beacon in a
Country of Darkness

She has raised more than 400 orphans, of whom around 25 per cent are university postgraduates now. NEWS REPORT

Study Finds Immigrants Have Made Canada One Of The Best-Educated Countries

Study Finds Immigrants Have Made Canada One Of The Best-Educated Countries

Canada is the most university-educated country on the planet and immigrants are largely responsible for this. NICHOLAS KEUNG

In The Footsteps of Napoleon Bonaparte

In The Footsteps of
Napoleon Bonaparte

They have beaten ‘their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks'. T SHER SINGH & MARKETA HOLTEBRINCK

Delhi’s Mandi Metro Station Adorned With Punjab’s Phulkari Art

Delhi’s Mandi Metro Station Adorned With Punjab’s
Phulkari Art

Original specimens of the art from the ‘1469’ archives are now displayed for the everyday commuter. NEWS REPORT

World Seems To Be Unaware That Indian PM Narendra Modi Is An Active Member Of The Group Which Killed Mahatma Gandhi

World Seems To Be Unaware That Indian PM Narendra Modi Is An Active Member Of The Group Which Killed Mahatma Gandhi

His murder was an act of terrorism planned and executed as part of an ideology that now dominates the Indian political landscape. GURPREET SINGH

Sikh-Aussie Woman Made Member of Order Of Australia For Feeding Poor & Homeless: Anant Kaur Sandhu

Sikh-Aussie Woman Made Member of Order Of Australia For Feeding Poor & Homeless:
Anant Kaur Sandhu

“We must treat everyone – the rich and the poor – equally!" MANPREET KAUR SINGH

 Three Leaders - Janam Da Firangee, Sikhi Mai Mangee

Three Leaders -
Janam Da Firangee,
Sikhi Mai Mangee

“Religion is not just one, there are hundreds. Spirituality is one. Religion is human, it is an organization with men's rules. Spirituality is Divine.” FATEHPAL SINGH TARNEY

The Autobiography Of A Sikh-Canadian: Gian Singh Sandhu

The Autobiography Of A Sikh-Canadian:
Gian Singh Sandhu

A celebration of an extraordinarily resilient people, the Sikhs ... A Book Review by JIM COYLE

India’s Hindu Caste Wars - Krishna in Hindu Texts is Dark-Skinned: Then Why Does Hindutva Make Him Light Skinned?

India’s Hindu Caste Wars -
Krishna in Hindu Texts is Dark-Skinned:
Then Why Does Hindutva Make Him Light Skinned?

Ganesh, the elephant-headed Hindu deity is shown light-skinned. A white elephant? GEETA PANDEY

Raising Kids in Delhi’s Worsening Air

Raising Kids in Delhi’s Worsening Air

To live in India’s capital these past years has been to witness a city coming to the slow, sickening realization of a terrible crisis. MEGAN K STACK

Sikh-Canadian Politician Appointed To Ontario Cabinet As Province’s Minister of The Status of Women: Harinder Kaur Malhi

Sikh-Canadian Politician Appointed To Ontario Cabinet As Province’s Minister of The Status of Women:
Harinder Kaur Malhi

A motion passed by Ontario's lawmakers condemning India’s 1984 Genocide was introduced by her last year. NEWS REPORT

‘Seva Scotland’ Serves Glasgow’s Hungry, Homeless, Needy

‘Seva Scotland’ Serves Glasgow’s Hungry, Homeless, Needy

“If anyone sees a Sikh, they know that they can approach that person for help.” CLAIRE HUTCHISON

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Today’s Photo

Photo of Sikh-American pioneer, Heera Singh, taken near Crawfordsville, Oregon, U.S.A., in the early 1900s.

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