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A war is not won by force of arms alone and it is not lost on the battlefield. It is the people that matter foremost, the spirit and strength of the people, and their understanding and willingness to sacrifice for the chosen end, their common victory.
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Oregon marks ties with India revolutionaries
When Gurpreet Kaur was growing up in India, she learned in middle school about the brave freedom fighters who formed an overseas revolutionary movement a century ago and then returned home to seek the overthrow of British colonialism.
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Sikh soldiers fought for our freedom and we’ll fight to protect theirs: NDP
“Sikhs have fought in both World Wars while wearing their turbans. 200,000 Sikhs soldiers sacrificed their lives, 90,000 died and 100,000 were injured. They fought side by side with other soldiers, while wearing their turbans” said Mulcair.
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Faith and Feminism in Quebec, Canada
Palbinder Kaur Shergill, Canadian litigator, once stood in court and heard opposing counsel argue that lawyers and judges with religious “symbols" such as turbans should not be permitted. In 2012, Palbinder was appointed Queen’s Counsel, still donning her classic black turban.
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In Defence of the Rights of Others: Lt Col Harjit Singh Sajjan
It was during his first deployment to Afghanistan in 2006 that Harjit Singh Sajjan distinguished himself.
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Sikh doctor 'hurt' by Quebec's proposal to ban religious symbols in public workplaces
Quebec will lose public employees including doctors if the government insists on banning religious symbols in the workplace, says a physician from Montreal’s Sikh community.
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Nobel Prize winner Rabindranath Tagore visited Sikh temple during Vancouver visit
Tagore adored Sikhism - didn't he suggest that the point of unity for Hindus and Moslems in a united, free India should be a common admiration the Sikhs - so if he did sleep in the basement of the gurdwara, it was by choice, a great spiritual poet's gesture of faith and love, an act of inspiration, not oppression...
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Want to see a 98-year-old sprint?
"I feel very happy with how it went," Man Kaur, a 98-year-old athlete from India, added through her son and translator.
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Research paying off
With only one year left to go until its funding runs out, the Thunder Bay Agricultural Research Station is showing the fruits of its labour in an effort to secure more provincial backing.
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Canada Day, the Turban Way
University of Waterloo Sikh Student Association celebrated Canada Day by crowning students and University Personnel with Turbans...
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