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Art & Culture of the Diaspora

Members of the Sikh Motorcycle Cub - there are a total of 90 of them, including women - at a recent gathering in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. Courtesy: John Lehmann & The Globe and Mail
Why does one steal,
Or covet, or lie, or slander...?
Observe the mouse:
So busy with a mound of paper,
Shredding and securing its loot...
At the end, it finds
None of it is of any use.
Guru Arjan, GGS:681.7
Scholars Ruminate On Generation Y Sikhs: <br />Sikh Studies Conference, <br />University of California, Riverside, USA

Scholars Ruminate On Generation Y Sikhs:
Sikh Studies Conference,
University of California, Riverside, USA

Focus on the generation of young Sikhs that is currently ‘coming of age’... CHARLES M. TOWNSEND
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In Defence Of The Truth

In Defence Of The Truth

“Death is not an evil, should one know how truly to die.” KULBIR KAUR
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Their Hard Work Bears Fruit In An Arid Land

Their Hard Work Bears Fruit In An Arid Land

Four Sikh families, comprising about 20 members, have come a long way to develop the about 300 acres of fallow land into an orchard. D.J. WALTER SCOTT
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Inspired By Seva, <br />Former Flood Victim Joins Khalsa Aid <br />To Serve In Nepal

Inspired By Seva,
Former Flood Victim Joins Khalsa Aid
To Serve In Nepal

“The whole village appeared magically inhabited by these tall bearded guys with their turbans …” YUDHVIR RANA
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Sardar Pritpal Singh Bindra <br />1930 - 2015

Sardar Pritpal Singh Bindra
1930 - 2015

He translated the poetry of Bhai Nand Lal Goya and Bhai Gurdas into English. Dr Bhai HARBANS LAL
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World Hails Good Samaritan: <br />NewZealander Harman Singh

World Hails Good Samaritan:
NewZealander Harman Singh

MORGAN TAIT
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Gurvinder Singh Takes 1984 India Genocide To Cannes: <br />Chauthi Koot - <br />The Fourth Direction

Gurvinder Singh Takes 1984 India Genocide To Cannes:
Chauthi Koot -
The Fourth Direction

A schoolteacher sitting right next to me, a 10-yr-old Sikh boy, said, ‘These Sikhs, they should be taught a lesson.’ MANOHLA DARGIS, The New York Times
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Of Justice & Revenge

Of Justice & Revenge

It is almost an anticlimax, when the news anchor declares that the young man has been sentenced to death. SARBPREET SINGH
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sikhchic.com online poll: What are your views on gun-control?

  • Citizens should have the freedom to buy and own any guns they want.
    Our laws have gone too far -- we need to curtail public gun ownership.
    Guns should be completely banned ... except for military, police, and valid rural, protective and sports usage.
Pros & Cons Of A Sikh Regiment In The British Army

Pros & Cons Of A Sikh Regiment In The British Army

Sikh membership in the Armed Services is not proportionate to population demographics, so it makes sense for policymakers to seek a plan to increase recruitment ... CHRIS MONDLOCH
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On Radically Divergent Paths, <br />Fast-Paced China Is Leaving India Behind

On Radically Divergent Paths,
Fast-Paced China Is Leaving India Behind

In 1991, per capita GDP for the two countries was practically equal. Per capita GDP in China was $6,807.4 in 2013, almost six times India’s. HEATHER TIMMINS & MADHURA KARNIK
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Sikhi Keeps Me On The Straight & Narrow: <br />Janam Da Firangee, <br />Sikhi Main Mangee

Sikhi Keeps Me On The Straight & Narrow:
Janam Da Firangee,
Sikhi Main Mangee

I count my blessings, which come primarily from my Sikh faith. FATEHPAL SINGH TARNEY
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A Cook Abroad: <br />Renowned Scottish Chef Visits His Roots In Punjab - <br />Tony Singh

A Cook Abroad:
Renowned Scottish Chef Visits His Roots In Punjab -
Tony Singh

The trip was his first proper visit to Punjab after being born and raised in Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland. ANNIE BROWN & BBC DOCUMENTARY
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Flare Up. <br />Let Your Life Sing

Flare Up.
Let Your Life Sing

I imagined my son your age one day - a young man with brown skin - and I couldn't breathe. VALARIE KAUR
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The Sikh Towns Of Italy

The Sikh Towns Of Italy

There are roughly 60,000 Sikhs living in the area, the second largest cluster in Italy. SILVIA MARCHETTI, Newsweek
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A Mother & Her Prayer: <br />Letters From Espanola

A Mother & Her Prayer:
Letters From Espanola

A powerful reminder that the words and thoughts of the mother help shape the world. EK ONG KAAR KAUR
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Being Number One: <br />Mehar Kaur & The Khalsa School <br />At The Spelling Bee Of Canada

Being Number One:
Mehar Kaur & The Khalsa School
At The Spelling Bee Of Canada

“We play a lot of spelling games in the club. It’s not overnight, it’s years of hard work.” EVAN SEAL
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