The story of the British Indian army on the Western Front starts on 6th August 1914. On that day, the War Council asks the Indian government to send two infantry divisions and a cavalry brigade to Egypt. The divisions chosen were the Lahore and the Meerut Divisions, later followed by the Secunderabad Cavalry Brigade which together formed the Indian Army Corps. read more
Jagdeep Mann, a Ward 10 resident, has been chosen by trustees to serve on the board until this current term of office formally ends Nov. 30, 2014. “I want to make sure my children… all the children, especially in Wards 9 and 10 and Peel get access to the best education possible,” Mann said after his appointment. read more
Under the guidance of Dr. P.S. Pasricha, a scholarship scheme, has been initiated for Sikh students from lower income group. In the first phase, 10 engineering seats have been reserved for the deserving students at Guru Nanak Dev Engg. College, Bidar with fully paid scholarship. read more
The National UK Gatka Championship was held this year in Derby. Sangat TV broadcast-ed the entire event live throughout the day, while Sikh Channel recorded the highlights for a later broadcast. read more
National Sikh Campaign will host a national meeting of all gurdwaras here in Washington to engage the community to join in a major push towards changing perception of Sikhs and Sikhism in USA. This is perhaps the largest and most significant campaign Sikhs will ever launch here in America. read more
Didar Singh Bains, the legendary “peach king of California,” remains optimistic even as a severe California drought threatens to wipe out the $58 million agricultural business that his family has built up over seven generations. read more
According to information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) a court in Queens, New York dismissed a criminal summons last week that was issued to a Sikh for carrying a kirpan. The Sikh received the criminal summons because he carried two kirpans into John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City.
“There is a growing trend in the nutrition science field to consider vitamin D and its relationship to conditions such as diabetes, cancer, heart disease and depression,” Esmaillzadeh said. “Our findings support the theory that vitamin D may have a significant impact on psychiatric health." read more